McLAREN F1 GTR – BMW n.59
The McLaren F1 GTR – BMW n.59 is the winning car of the 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours. The competition car derived from the road car was designed by engineer Gordon Murray. The F1 GTR was equipped with a 470 kW BMW S70/2 engine, and compared to the road version weighed 100 kg less.
Dalmas, Lehto and Sekiya won the 1995 Le Mans 24 Hours with the McLaren F1 GTR – BMW n.59. The trio won in front of the Courage P34 of Wollek, Andretti and Helary, detached from a lap while third at 2 laps, the McLaren n.51 of Wallace, D.Bell and J.Bell. McLaren won Le Mans at the debut and occupied four positions in the top five places. The F1 GTR proved to be very successful also in the BPR Global GT Series Championship.
McLaren F1 GTR
Composite fiber construction of carbon fibers
Length: 4288 mm
Width: 1820 mm
Height: 1080 mm
Brakes:Carbon discs front and rear
BMW S70/2 6064 cc V12 60°
Power: 470 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: McLaren X-Trac, transversale, synchronises six rapports
Tank Capacity: 100 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol
Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1995 with drivers Yannik Dalmas, Jyrki Jarvi Lehto, Masanori Sekiya