Sauber C8 Mercedes group C (1985)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

3 units built
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Mercedes M117, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
4973cc, 96.5 x 85.0 mm
8.0:1
light alloy block and head
2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
700 bhp / 515 KW @ 7000 rpm
800 Nm / 590 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
aspiration: 2 x KKK Turbochargers, Bosch Motronic MP 1.2 Fuel Injection
pressure: 0.5-0.9 bar
firing order 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2
5 speed gearbox
carbon aramide body on aluminium monocoque chassis
front suspension: double wishbones, coil springs over shock absorbers, torsion bar stabilizer
rear suspension: double wishbones, coil springs over shock absorbers, torsion bar stabilizer
rack and pinion
brakes: ventilated steel disks all around
Length 4800 mm (189 in)
Width 1980 mm (78 in)
Height 1070 mm (42.1 in)
Wheelbase 2700 mm (106.3 in)
Track (fr/r), 1601 mm (63 in) / 1582 mm (62.3 in)
Michelin 13" × 17"/14,5" × 19"
Good-Year 13" × 17"/14,5" × 18
870kg


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Mugello Monza Silver stone Le Man Hockenh Mosport Spa Brands Hatch Fuji Selangor
Team 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km 800km
Sauber, 85-C8-01 #61, acci dent in practice in entry list
Sauber, 85-C8-02 #62, in entry list #61, in entry list
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 1/0 1/0
Driver Team entries and car number
Sauber
John Nielsen 61 61
Max Welti 61 61
Dieter Quester 61 61

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