Dallara GP2/11

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Dallara GP2/11
Alexander Rossi GP2 Series Abu Dhabi 2014 Test.jpg
Category GP2 Series
Constructor Dallara
Predecessor Dallara GP2/08
Technical specifications[1]
Chassis Sandwich carbon/aluminium honeycomb structure designed by Dallara
Suspension (front) Double steel wishbones, pushrod operated, twin dampers and torsion bars
Suspension (rear) Double steel wishbones, pushrod operated, twin dampers and spring
Length 5,065 mm (199 in)
Width 1,800 mm (71 in)
Height 1,072 mm (42 in)
Axle track Front: 1,495 mm (59 in)
Rear: 1,452 mm (57 in)
Wheelbase 3,120 mm (123 in)
Engine Mecachrome 4.0 L (244 cu in) V8 naturally aspirated, mid-mounted
Transmission Hewland 6 forward + 1 reverse semi-automatic Non-hydraulic ramp
Power 612 hp (456 kW; 620 PS) @ 10000 rpm
Weight 630 kg (1,389 lb) (excluding driver)
688 kg (1,517 lb) (including driver)
Fuel Total 100 RON
Lubricants Elf
Pertamina Fastron
Tyres Pirelli P Zero
O.Z. racing wheels
front rims 13” x 12”
rear rims 13” x 13.7”
Competition history
Debut 2011 Istanbul GP2 round

The Dallara GP2/11 is a racing car developed by Italian manufacturer Dallara for use in the GP2 Series, a feeder series for Formula One. The GP2/11 is the third generation of car used by the GP2 Series, and was introduced at the Istanbul round of the 2011 season,[2] replacing the GP2/08, which was also developed by Dallara. The GP2/11 was scheduled to be used until the end of the 2013 season, in keeping with the series' philosophy of upgrading its chassis every three years, but series organisers decided to keep it in competition for another three-year cycle in a bid to cut costs in the category.[3] As the GP2 Series is a spec series, the GP2/11 is raced by every team and driver on the grid.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Car and Engine". GP2series.com. GP2 Series Ltd. 
  2. ^ Glendenning, Mark (5 July 2010). "Exclusive: First shot of new GP2 car". autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "GP2 to keep current car to cut costs". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). 17 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.