Dacia Logan Cup

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Dacia Logan Cup
Category One-make racing by Dacia/Renault
Inaugural season 2007
Constructors Dacia, Renault
Official website

CupaDacia.ro

logan-cup.com

The Dacia Logan Cup is a One-make racing lowcost series created and managed by Renault Sport. It uses Dacia Logan cars and takes place in Germany, France, Romania and Russia.

The purpose of the series is to make motorsports accessible with an as low as possible operating cost.

The cars[edit]

The Dacia Logan Cup car is based on the road-going version of the 1.6 8V 90 hp Dacia Logan (Renault Logan in Russia) with an added kit prepared by Renault Sport Technologies.[1] There are two different racing kits : circuit racing and rallying (tarmac or gravel). The kits contain safety equipment, parts designed to improve reliability and performance, and design features. The main components of the cars are those of the Dacia Logan to ensure low cost and easy procurement.[2]

  • Chassis :
steel monocoque with bolted roll cage
aerodynamic features: Rear spoiler (circuit version)
  • Engine
layout: Front transversely mounted
type: K7M, 4 cylinder, 8 valve, 1598cc
bore x stroke: 79.5 x 80.5mm
fuel injection: Multipoint
maximum power: 64kW (90bhp) at 5500rpm
maximum torque: 128Nm at 3000rpm
  • Transmission
type: Traction
gearbox: Ricardo JH3 5 speeds gearbox + reverse gear, option - gearbox with short gears and main gear 4.5
gearshift: classic H-pattern
clutch: 200mm single disc
differential: free
  • Suspension
front: McPherson-like suspension system with triangular wishbone, Bilstein shock absorbers and specific springs
rear: H-shaped axle with torsion-beam suspension and programmed deflection, Bilstein shock absorbers and specific helicoid springs
  • Brakes
front: 259mm solid discs
rear: 8” drum brakes
wheels: 6x15” standard steel or Toora Competizione aluminium wheels (circuit), 14” (rally)
  • Dimensions
length: 4247mm
overall width: 1740mm
height: 1534mm
wheelbase: 2630mm
front - rear track: 1466-1456mm
cx: 0.36
fuel tank: 50 litres
weight (unladen): 1030kg (rally versions)

Championships[edit]

The Logan Cup car can be entered in open rallies Group N or open circuit motorsport events. Renault and Dacia organize One-make racing championships in various countries where the Logan is available for sale.

The Dacia Logan Cup has been held in Romania as Cupa Dacia Logan JOE[3] in 2007. In 2008, the name was changed to Cupa Dacia Ursus and since 2009 it was known as Cupa Dacia.[4] It was managed from the beginning by Mach1sport-management and since 2010 the competition was sponsorised by Policolor's "Klar Professional". Cupa Dacia is very popular, with fierce competition, as it is part of the Romanian National Rally Championship (CNR) and is affiliated to FRAS (Romanian Federation of Sport Automotive).

ADAC has been organizing the Cup in Germany since 2006 as the ADAC Dacia Logan Clubsport.[5] This championship rewards not the best driver but the best amateur team.

In France, the Coupe Logan Rallycross was organised by FFSA in 2008[6] as a rallycross series.

In Russia, the Renault Logan Cup[7] rally series is supported by local Renault representatives - OAO Avtoframos, which manufacture Logans at a plant in Moscow. Held since 2008, Renault Logan Cup was private at first, sponsored by AGA autocosmetics. The race calendar consists of 9 races: 4 are part of the Russian Rally Championship, 4 in budget-minded Club Rally Cup, and one final race. Championship events usually attract no more than 5 Logans, as they are expensive. Club Rally evens are twice as popular, and there have been approximately 25 cars built (total) by the end of 2009.

The grand prize of the Russian Renault Logan Cup is free participation in the top winter oval racing (named trek) - Star Race by Za Rylem magazine, which is held each February.

Champions[edit]

Season Romania Cupa Dacia[8] Germany ADAC Clubsport[9] France Coupe Rallycross [6] [10] Netherlands Logan Endurance Cup [11] Russia Renault Logan Cup (Rally)[12]
2006 Germany Hochrhein Racing Team
2007 Romania Cristian Turbatu
Romania Silviu Stefanescu
Germany ADAC Nieders.
Germany Sachs.-Anhalt I
2008 Romania Edwin Keleti
Romania Victor Ponta
Germany Ahrens Racing Team France Roman Ferrero Netherlands Team Erbi
Norway Einar Thorsen
Netherlands Piet Kroon
Netherlands Mike van der Vecht
Russia Michael Skripnikov
Russia Anton Grechko
2009 Romania Vlad Cosma
Romania Florin Dorca
Germany ADAC HTH
Germany GTO Motorsport II
France David Olivier Netherlands Racing Care
Netherlands Cristel Knopper
Netherlands Laurens de Wit
Netherlands Tom Verhoeven
Russia Michael Skripnikov
Russia Anton Grechko
2010 Romania Viorel Ivan
Romania Gheorghe Dumitru
Germany ADAC Niedersachsen
Germany Sachsen-Anhalt
France David Olivier Russia Vladimir Kabanov
Russia Paul Chelebaev
2011 Romania Bogdan Nastase
Romania Alexandru Popidan
Germany MSC Oldenburg I Russia Alexey Ignatov
Russia Jaroslav Fedorov
2012 Romania Bogdan Barbu
Romania Vraja Doru
Germany ADAC Team Hansa Russia Oleg Myslevich
Russia Medvedev Ekaterina
2013 Romania Raul Badiu
Romania Razvan Hulea
Germany ATT-Racing Russia Sergey Alekseev
Russia Alexander Vasiliev


See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Championships :

References[edit]

  1. ^ Logan Cup, the concept logan-cup.com
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Point et à la ligne daciagroup.com
  4. ^ Cupa Dacia cupadacia.ro
  5. ^ ADAC Dacia Logan Clubsport dacia-clubsport.com
  6. ^ a b Coupe Logan Rallycross 2008 rallycross.free.fr
  7. ^ [2]
  8. ^ [3]
  9. ^ ADAC Dacia Logan Clubsport, Ergebnisse dacia-clubsport.com
  10. ^ [4]
  11. ^ [5] loganendurancecup.nl/
  12. ^ [6]