Mercedes CLR group GTP (1999)
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Le Man accident: see video

Specifications

4 units built
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Mercedes-AMG M119 GT 108 C, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
5721cc
447.4 kw / 600.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm
DOHC, 4 valves / cyl - 32 valves total
aspiration, natural with Bosch Motronic multipoint electronic fuel injection
Firing order 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2
dry sump
X-trac, 6-speed sequential gearbox, unsynchronised, straight toothed six-speed with magnesium casing
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque chassis with integrated carbon fiber roll-over cage
Front suspension: Upper and lower A-arms, pushrod activation of the spring/damper, attached directly to monocoque
Rear suspension: Upper and lower A-arms, pushrod activation of the spring/damper, attached directly to gearbox casing
power assisted rack and pinion steering
Brakes: Dual circuit brake system with tandem master brake cylinder, six-piston aluminum fixed calipers, internally ventilated brake discs and carbon brake linings
Length: 4893 mm
Width: 1999 mm
Height: 1012 mm
Wheelbase: 2670 mm
Front Overhang: 1090 mm
Rear Overhang: 1140 mm
wheels, 14x18" max
900kg
fuel tank, 90 lt


Results in FIA Sports Cars Championship

Not participated

Results in Endurance races

Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Daytona Sebring Le Mans Petit Le Mans Fuji
Date 31/1 20/3 13/6 18/9 7/11
Duration 24h 12h 24h 1600km 1000km
Team\ Championship US RR ALMS ALMS
AMG-Mercedes, 701Y000002 #4, acci dent in practice
AMG-Mercedes, 701Y000004 #5, acci dent
AMG-Mercedes, 701Y000003 #6, with drawn
AMG-Mercedes, 701Y000001 #4T, acci dent in practice
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 4/0 4/0

Teams and drivers entries


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