Mirage GR7 group 5 (1974)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

4 units built
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Engines

Analytical specifications and drawings

V8 (90o) cylinder
2993cc capacity
DOHC with 4 valves per cylinders
Natural aspiration with Lucas Mark II mechanical fuel injection
Power output, 445 HP / 332 KW @ 10500 rpm
Torque, 339 Nm / 250 ft lbs @ 8500 rpm

ZF or Hewland DG300, 5 speed manual gearbox
glass-fibre reinforced plastic panels bodyshell on aluminium monocoque chassis with steel reinforcements, engine mounted semi-stressed
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs over Koni shock-absorbers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension single top links, twin parallel lower links, twin radius arms, coil springs over Koni shock-absorbers, anti-roll bar
rack and pinion steering
internally ventilated and cross-drilled discs brakes, all-round
Length 2972 mm (117 in)
Width 1885 mm (74.2 in)
Height 744 mm (29.3 in)
Wheelbase 2426 mm (95.5 in)
Track (fr/r) 1448 mm (57 in) / 1401 mm (55.2 in)
700-740kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Monza Spa Nurb Imola Le Man Zeltweg Watkins Glen Le Castellet Brands Hatch Kyalami
Team 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 6h 1000km 1000km 6h
Gulf Racing, GR704 #7, 4th #5T, spare car #11, 4th #7, 3rd #3, 3rd #3, 3rd
Gulf Racing, GR701 #7, 4th #12, eng ine #8, elec trics
Gulf Racing, GR702 #6, acci dent #4, 4th #T, spare car
Gulf Racing #7T, spare car #5, 2nd #4T, spare car #4, drive shaft #4, OTL
Total points
61
7 9 7 7 7 8 8 8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 13/8 1/1 1/1 2/1 2/1 1/1 2/1 2/1 2/1
Driver Team entries and car number
Gulf Racing
Derek Bell 7 5, 5T 6 11 4 7, T 3 3
Mike Hailwood 7 5, 5T 6 11 4
James Hunt 7
Vern Schuppan 7 12 8, T 4 4
Reine Wisell 12 8 4 4
Jacky Ickx 7, T
David Hobbs 3 3

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Brands Hatch '74
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Le Mans '74
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Drawings

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