GULF MIRAGE GR8 – COSWORTH n.11

Description

GULF MIRAGE GR8 – COSWORTH n.11

DOWNLOAD

If you want to buy the image of Gulf Mirage GR8 Cosworth n.11, fill out the form below by writing your email, drawing and selecting the format you want. You will receive an email with the quote and payment information. As soon as payment is received you will receive a new email with the requested image.

HISTORY

The Gulf Mirage GR8 Cosworth is the winning car of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1975. The car was designed expressly for the French race by the team of John Wyer supported by the oil sponsor Gulf, the English team manager had announced the withdrawal, but I think about it after the change of regulation that greatly limited consumption and that led to the renunciation of many official builders. Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell won the 1975 Le Mans 24 Hours with the Gulf Mirage GR8 Cosworth n.11, which thanks to the American engine showed a great regularity and reliability. The English team also celebrated the third place of the Gulf Mirage GR8 n.10 of Vern Schuppan and Jean-Pierre Jaussaud with six laps from the winners, between the two GR8 came the Ligier JS2 Cosworth n.5 Jean-Louis Lafosse and Guy Chasseuil with a gap of one lap.

CHASSIS

Mirage GR8
Designed: John Wyer and John Horsman
Fibreglass body on aluminium monocoque
Length: ? mm
Width: ? mm
Height: ? mm
Suspension front: Double wishbones, coil springs over Koni shock-absorbers, anti-roll bar
Suspension rear: Single top links, twin parallel lower links, twin radius arms, coil springs over Koni shock-absorbers, anti-roll bar
Brakes: Internally ventilated and cross-drilled discs
Tyres: Goodyear

ENGINE

Ford Cosworth DFV 2993 cc V8 a 90°
Power: 280 kW
Drive Type: Rear wheel drive.
Transmission: Hewland five speed Manual
Fuel brand: Gulf
Fuel Type: Petrol
Tank Capacity: ? lt

RESULT

Winner 24 hours of Le Mans 1975 with drivers Jacky Ickx, Derek Bell

Additional information

Driver

Bell Derek, Ickx Jacky

Manufacturer

Mirage

Race

24 Hours of Le Mans

Year Race

1975

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “GULF MIRAGE GR8 – COSWORTH n.11”