Sauber C9 Mercedes group C (1987)
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Chassis numbers

Specifications

2 units built
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Mercedes M117, V8 (90o) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
4973cc, 96.5 x 85.0 mm
light alloy block and head
700 bhp / 515 KW @ 7000 rpm
SOHC, 2 valves / cylinder - 16 valves total
aspiration: 2 x KKK Turbochargers with Bosch Motronic MP 1.7 multipoint electronic Fuel Injection
pressure: 0.5-0.9 bar
firing order 1-5-4-8-6-3-7-2
dry sump
Hewland VGV based 6 speed gearbox
triple plate ceramic clutch
aluminium monocoque chassis with 1.2-2 mm sheet thickness, carbon aramide body panels
front suspension: Double wishbones, coil springs over shock absorbers, torsion bar stabilizer
rear suspension: Double wishbones, push-rod operated coil springs over shock absorbers, torsion bar stabilizer
brakes: ventilated steel or Reinforced carbon–carbon disks all around
Michelin 13" × 17"/14,5" × 19"
Good-Year 13" × 17"/14,5" × 18
length 4800 mm
width 1980 mm
height 1070 mm
wheelbase 2700 mm
900kg
fuel tank, 100 lt


Results in WSCC

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Jarama Jerez Monza Silver stone Le Man Norisring Brands Hatch Nurbur Spa Fuji
Team 360km 1000km 1000km 1000km 24h 200mile 1000km 1000km 1000km 1000km
Kouros Mercedes, 87-C9-01 #61, suspe nsion #61, puncture #61, driver fatique #61, gear box #61T, spare car
Kouros Mercedes, 87-C9-02 #61T, spare car #62, gear box #63, spare car #62, acci den tin practice #61, 7th
Total points
4
4
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 7/1 1/0 2/0 1/0 2/0 1/1
Driver Team entries and car number
Kouros Mercedes
Mike Thackwell 61 61, 62 61, 63 61 61, 61T
Henri Pescarolo 61, 61T 61 61
Hideki Okada 61
Johnny Dumfries 62 61, 62
Chip Ganassi 62
Manuel Reuter 61, 63 62
Jean-Louis Schlesser 61, 61T

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