24 Hour Race Technology: Volume 3 24 Hour Race Technology: Volume 4 67 RACEENGINE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALREPORT 24HOURRACETECHNOLOGY 2009 technology A SPECIALREPORT 24 HOUR race USA $50,UK £20,EUROPE E 35 FERRARI’S DOUBLE DOSE Technology of the GT pacesetter ASTON MARTIN’S TRIBUTE 30 years on: Gulf coupes surprise ROAR OF THE ANGRY LION Engineering Peugeot’s Le Mans win 00_24HRT09_Cover.indd 1 22/7/09 19:51:52 RACEENGINE TECHNOLOGY SPECIALREPORT 24HOURRACETECHNOLOGY2010 technology A SPECIALREPORT 24 HOUR race USA $50,UK £20,EUROPE E 35 HPD SETS EFFICIENCY MARKER The engineering of the Le Mans newcomer SURVIVING 24 GRUELLING HOURS Driver support systems analysed FASTEST LE MANS RACE EVER The technology that made it possible 01_24HRT10.indd 1 13/7/10 11:57:22 Insight: Peugeot Victorious At Last – the Peugeot 908 Hdi FAP lifts the Le Mans 24 Hour crown Dossier: Gasoline versus Diesel The Battle For Equality – the old question of petrol versus diesel rages on Dossier: Audi R15 A Fresh Start – the new Audi R15 showed great promise Insight: Race To Road (Nissan GTR) Flying Like The Wind – inside the new Nissan R35 GTR Insight: Aston Martin Celebration Promising Anniversary Return – Aston Martin shines again after 50 years Insight: Ferrari The Ferrari F430GT filled nine of the top ten places in the GT2 class at Le Mans this year, Anne Proffit looks at the success of this class winner Insight: BMW & HPD Two newcomers, the BMW M3 and Honda Acura, make a strong showing • Insight: Engine Durability Wayne Ward talks to some of the major players about their approaches to 24-hour durability • Profile: Zytek LM P1 What are the factors that make the Zytek competitive enough to have attracted a driver of Nigel Mansell’s calibre to its cockpit? • Insight: Suspension We investigate the vital link between the Le Mans car and the four contact patches upon which its performance relies • Profile: HPD LM P2 Anne Proffit reports on how reigning ALMS champion Highcroft Racing fared in its first LM P2 outing at Le Mans • Insight: Driver Support What support systems does a driver need to run twice around the clock? Anne Proffit asks six top drivers • Profile: Corvette GT2 Anne Proffit investigates what happened when a top GT1 team moved down to the hotly contested GT2 arena • Insight: Transmission Each year Le Mans sees a number of ‘transmission’ issues. John Coxon considers the requirements of the 24-hour gearbox Race Technology Reports