Porsche 919 hybrid n.2 Winner 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016

PORSCHE 919 hybrid n.2

HISTORY

The Porsche 919 Hybrid n.2 with Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb took part in the 2016 World Championship Endurance.
The 2016 Porsche 919 hybrid is the third evolution of the initial design of 2014 is part of the LMP1-H prototype category, has two engines: a thermal fueled petrol, flanked by an electric powered by a lithium ion battery. The Porsche 919 hybrid uses two energy recovery systems, from exhaust gases and braking.

The thermal engine, a 90 cc V4 of 2000 cc, supercharged by a turbocharger, is capable of delivering a power of 370 kW. While the hybrid system brought to the Porsche 8 MJ transmitted a power of 290 kw to the front.
The chassis of the Porsche 919 hybrid is a monocoque made of carbon fiber.

In the daring 24 hours of Le Mans 2016 won the Porsche 919 hybrid n.2, thanks to yet another debacle of the Toyota TS050, which has 1 lap from the end with a lead of a lap on the Porsche, is forced to retire due to a loss of power. During the season the trio Dumas, Jani and Lieb also won the 6 hours of Silverstone at the beginning of the season.

CHASSIS

Porsche 919
Composite fibre construction made of carbon fibres with a honeycomb aluminium core.
Length: 4650 mm
Width: 1900 mm
Height: 1050 mm
Brakes:Hydraulic dual-circuit brake system, light-alloy mono bloc brake callipers, internally vented carbon fibre rear and front brake discs, brake force distribution settings can be set progressively by the driver
Tyres: Michelin

ENGINE

Porsche 2000 V4 90° Turbo Hybrid
Power: > 370 kW (> 500 hp)
Hybrid: Lithium-ion battery
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive, all-wheel drive via KERS on the front axle.
Transmission: Sequential, hydraulically activated 7-speed sequential racing transmission
Differential: Rear differential lock
Transmission housing: Hybrid construction in CFRP with titanium inserts and cast aluminium housing
Tank Capacity: 62,5 lt
Fuel Type: Petrol

RESULT

Winner of 24 hours of Le Mans 2016 – drivers R.Dumas, N.Jani, M.Lieb
Race winner: 6 hours of Silverstone

Posted in DRAWS 24 HOURS OF LE MANS.

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