Panoz Esperante GTR-1 group GT1 (1997)
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Specifications

9 units built
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Homologation number: GT1 4
Homologation start: 1/4/1997

Engine label Elan 6L8

Roush/Ford Windsor Boss 366, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine. Ford Windsor Boss 351 alu Block
5995cc, 102.4 x 91.0 mm
620 bhp / 456 kw @ 7200 rpm
730 Nm / 538 lb-ft.@ 6500 rpm
356-T6 aluminium M-6010-Z351 block 241mm deck height, 111.25mm bore spacing, 356-T6 aluminium alloy Ford C3 head
forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 70mm diameter, connecting rod length between centers 157.5mm
camshaft in block chain driven with overhead valves (OHV) and 56mm cam journals, 2 valves/cylinder - 16 valves total, 53.3mm inlet valve diameter, 40.6mm exhaust valve diameter. (51.6mm inlet valve diameter, 41.9mm exhaust valve diameter)
aspiration, natural with Bosch Motronic MS2.9 multipoint electronic fuel injection, Cross-Ram fuel injection (2 injectors per cylinder)
Zytek engine management, Motorcraft AGS-series spark plugs, firing order 1-3-7-2-6-5-4-8
GT1: 2 x 38.5 mm inlet restrictors
LMP1: 2 x 33.1 mm inlet restrictors
6 Stage dry sump oil pump

X-Trac Rear mounted 6-speed sequential manual transaxle with paddle shifters on the steering
engine location front-center longitudinal, rear wheel drive
Chassis: Carbon fiber semi-monocoque with carbon fiber composite body panels
Suspension: Carbon composite double A-arm with pushrod actuated coilover shock units front, Carbon composite multilink with pushrod actuated coilover shock units rear.
Brake Disks: front ventilated carbon-ceramic disks 356mm diameter with 6 piston calipers, rear ventilated carbon-ceramic disks 330mm diameter with 6 piston calipers
Driver controlled brake bias
Length: 175.5 in. (4,459 mm)
Width: 78 in. (1,981 mm)
Height: 48.6 in (1,235 mm)
Wheelbase: 105.8 in (2687 mm)
Wheels: 18x10 In. front, 18x12 In. rear
Tires, Front: 305/40ZR18, Rear: 305/40ZR18
1150 kg

2004 Panoz Esperante GTP
Ford / Elan Power Products engine
585HP @ 5750 rpm
2 x inlet restrictors of 31,3 mm Diameter
wheelbase +33cm
970kg


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
David Price Racing, 003 #4, 11th #4, gear box #4, 14th #4, 9th #4, 12th #4, fire #4, 9th #4, 30th #4, 18th #4, disqu alified
David Price Racing, 004 #5, in entry list #5, 13th #5, 13th #5, eng ine #5, 11th #5, 12th #5, 8th #5, 10th #5, 3rd #5, disqu alified
DAMS Panoz, 005 #20, 11th #20, eng ine #20, 29th #20, eng ine #20, 9th #20, fire
DAMS Panoz, 006 #20, fuel pump #20, 7th #20, 8th #20, propeller shaft
Total points
25
2 2 5 5 11
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 29/18 2/1 3/1 3/3 3/1 3/3 3/1 3/2 3/3 3/3 3/0

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
Panoz Motorsport, 002 #66, elec trics #66, 3rd (1st)
DAMS, 006 #52, oil leak
DAMS, 002 #53, not qualify
David Price Racing, 003 #54, eng ine
David Price Racing, 004 #55, fire
Total points
8
8
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 6/1 1/0 1/1 4/0

Teams and drivers entries


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Drawings

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