McLaren F1 GT group GT1 (1997)
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Also called Mc Laren F1 GTR "Long Tail"
Chassis history

Specifications

107 units built (18 F1 and 10 F1 GT, for racing)
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Click here and here and here and here for street version
Homologation number: GT1 1
Homologation start: 1/1/1995
Homologation end: 31/12/2002

BMW S70/3, V12 (60o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
5990cc, 86.0 x 85.9 mm
1997: 11.0:1, 601 hp / 448 kW @ 7500, 651 N·m / 480 lb·ft @ 5600
1999 LMP: 13.0:1, 580 bhp / 433 KW @ 6500 rpm, 670 NM / 494.2 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
alloy block and head
DOHC with variable valve timing system (BMW dual VANOS), 4 valves / cylinder - 48 valves total
aspiration, natural with 2 x Bosch Motronic multipoint electronic fuel injection
LPM1: 2 x 32mm inlet restrictors
2 distributors. Firing order 1-7-5-11-3-9-6-12-2-8-4-10. See diagram
dry sump with oil cooler

6 speed sequential gearbox
1st Gear Ratio 3.23/1
2nd Gear Ratio 2.19/1
3rd Gear Ratio 1.71/1
4th Gear Ratio 1.39/1
5th Gear Ratio 1.16/1
6th Gear Ratio 0.93/1
Final Drive Ratio 2.37/1, LSD rear differential
Carbon Triple plate Clutch, 200mm diameter
carbon fibre reinforced plastic monocoque chassis. 2 doors coupe bodyshell with carbon-fibre composite panels
f/r suspension, double unequal length wishbones, coil springs over alloy dampers, anti-roll bar
rack and pinion
carbon ceramic discs, all-round
Length 4933 mm (194.2 in)
Width 1920 mm (75.6 in)
Height 1200 mm (47.2 in)
Wheelbase 2723 mm (107.2 in)
Track (fr/r) 1617 mm (63.7 in) / 1582 mm (62.3 in)
Front Wheel 10.85 x 18 inches
Rear Wheel 13.00 x 18 inches
Front Tyre 275/35 ZR 18
Rear Tyre 345/35 ZR 18
915kg, Weight Distribution 41.2/58.8 % F/R
fuel tank 90 lt


Results in FIA GT Championship

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Hocke nheim Silver stone Hels inki Nurbur Spa Zeltweg Suzuka Doni ngton Mugello Sebring Laguna Seca
Team 4h 4h 3h 4h 4h 4h 1000km 4h 4h 3h 3h
BMW Motorsport/Schnitzer, 021R #8, 1st #8, 3rd #8, 1st #8, 3rd #8, 11th
BMW Motorsport/Schnitzer, 023R #9, gear box #9, 1st #9, 13th #9, 4th #9, 4th #9, acci dent #9, 8th #9, 5th #9, 5th #9, 2nd #9, over heating
BMW Motorsport/Schnitzer, 026R #8, 1st #8, 3rd #8, 4th #8, 3rd #8, 1st #8, 22nd
Gulf Team Davidoff, 025R #1, wheel #1, 4th #1, 4th #1, acci dent
Gulf Team Davidoff, 022R #2, 3rd #2, 9th #2, 3rd #2, 26th #2, 16th #2, 10th
Gulf Team Davidoff, 020R #3, 2nd #3, acci dent #3, 5th #3, acci dent #3, 5th #3, 3rd #3, 6th #3, 6th #3, 5th #3, 4th
Gulf Team Davidoff, 024R #2, 7th #2, acci dent #2, dnf #2, acci dent in practice
Gulf Team Davidoff, 028R #1, acci dent #1, wheel #1, 6th #1, 7th #1, 8th #1, 10th #1, 6th
Parabolica Motorsport, 027R #27, 6th #27, 6th #27, 6th #27, acci dent #27, elec trics #27, 13th #27, 13th #27, in entry list #27, acci dent
Team Lark McLaren, 019R #44, 9th
Total points
251
27 32 25 30 22 14 25 23 24 16 13
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 62/47 5/3 6/5 4/4 6/5 6/3 6/2 7/5 5/5 6/6 5/5 6/4

Teams and drivers entries

Results in Endurance races

Classification in GT class is noted in brackets
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Monza Watkins Glen Le Mans
Date 2/2 15/3 23/3 1/6 15/6
Duration 24h 12h 1000km 6h 24h
Team\ Championship IMSA IMSA Italian endur IMSA
Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren, 025R #39, fire
Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren, 022R #40, fire in practice
Gulf Team Davidoff McLaren, 020R #41, 2nd (1st)
BMW Motorsport, 026R #42, acci dent
BMW Motorsport, 026R #43, 3rd (2nd)
Team Lark McLaren, 027R #44, acci dent
Total points
17
17
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 6/2 6/2

Teams and drivers entries


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McLaren F1 GT "Long Tail". The two pictures above shows the differences between F1 and F1 GT (street versions)

Drawings

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