Panoz Esperante Roadster S group LMP (1999)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

8 units built (3 Evo's)
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Analytical specifications and drawings

Elan 6L8, V8 (90o) cylinder
5995 cc capacity
OHV, 5 valves per cylinder
multipoint electronic fuel injection
Power output
620 bhp / 456 kw @ 7200 rpm
730 Nm / 538 lb-ft.@ 6500 rpm

X-Trac 6-speed sequential gearbox
Carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb monocoque chassis. 45,000ft.lb./deg. stiffness
f/r suspension, Upper & lower A-arms, coil-over springs with 4 way adjustable tube shocks, adjustable anti-roll bar
front and rear ventilated Hitco Carbon Discs 381mm diameter with 6 Piston Calipers
Length 183.0 in / 4648 mm.
Width 78.6 in / 1996 mm
Height 1069 mm
Wheelbase 108.0 in / 2743 mm.
Front Track 64.8 in / 1646 mm.
Rear Track 63.2 in / 1605 mm.
wheels (f) 18 x 13.5, (r) 18 x 15
Michelin, (f) 33/65-18, (r) 37/71-18
920kg
fuel tank 90 lt
Downforce:
2400 lbs. @ 150 mph, with 716 lbs. of drag
3456 lbs. @ 180 mph, with 1031 lbs. of drag
4266 lbs. @ 200 mph, with 1273 lbs. of drag


Results in FIA Sports Cars Championship

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number, result
Barce lona Monza Spa Daytona Road America Brno Donington Nurbur gring Magny Cours Kyalami
Team 2.5h 500km 2.5h 250mil 500mil 2.5h 2.5h 2.5h 2.5h 2.5h
Team Den Bla Avis, LMP-002 #8, 6th #8, 3rd #8, acci dent #8, 5th #8, acci dent #8, 4th #8, 4th #8, 4th
Team Den Bla Avis, LMP-001 #9, 7th #9, 10th #9, 17th
Total points
45
5 8 6 4 8 7 7
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 11/9 1/1 1/1 1/0 1/1 2/1 2/2 2/2 1/1

Teams and drivers entries

Results in Endurance races

Team 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
Panoz Racing, LMP-004 #1, fire
Panoz Racing, LMP-008 #2, 33rd
Panoz Racing, LMP-001 #12, 7th #1, 1st
Panoz Racing, LMP-002 #11, 11th #2, 5th
J&P Motorsports, LMP-003 #13, 11th
Total points
20
4 16
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 7/6 2/1 2/2 3/3

Teams and drivers entries


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