BIBG 24 Hour Race Technology: Volume 9 24 Hour Race Technology: Volume 10 70 USA$40,UK £20,EUROPE E 30 TECHNICAL INSIGHT Simulation and modelling systems Porsche LM P1 suspension PRIVATEER POWER The SMP BR01 dissected MONSTERS OF LE MANS The fastest LM P1 cars ever A annual report ENCOMPASSINGENDURANCERACECARDESIGN,DEVELOPMENTANDENGINEERING Under official licence with theACO USA$40,UK £20,EUROPE E 30 FIRST PAST THE POST Paolo Catone’s analysis of Le Mans 2016 PERFORMANCE GAP LM P1 privateer investigation GRAND TOURISMO Ford’s all-conquering GT A annual report ENCOMPASSINGENDURANCERACECARDESIGN,DEVELOPMENTANDENGINEERING Under official licence with theACO Dossier: SMP Racing BR 01 New for 2015 LM P2 car, penned by Peugeot 908 designer Paolo Catone, is dissected Focus: Testing and Simulation The complex world of off track testing and driver-in-the-loop simulation investigated Technical Review: LM P1 2015 was a year of impressive developments among the manufacturers in LM P1 Insight: Performance Analysis Paolo Catone investigates where the leading teams gained and lost at the 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours Insight: Aerodynamics Analysis of the key aerodynamic developments in LM P1 Profile: Xtrac 1159 Transmission What goes into building a modern endurance racing gearbox? Stewart Mitchell finds out Insight: Porsche Suspension Andrea Quintarelli simulates Porsche’s innovative LM P suspension system Profile: SCG 003C Stewart Mitchell looks at this one-off, road going GT racer Dossier: Ford GT The Ford GT is a prime example of what can be achieved when multiple motorsport specialists pull together Insight: Transmissions Teams want transmissions with greater durability and less weight. Lawrence Butcher explains how manufacturers are achieving that Technical Review: Le Mans 2016 Lawrence Butcher looks at some of the more interesting powertrain and chassis details of the Audi, Porsche and Toyota Le Mans contenders Insight: LM P1 2016 Aerodynamics Paolo Catone, designer of the Peugeot 908 and BR 01 LM P cars, looks at some of the aerodynamic highlights in the top Prototype class Analysis: Le Mans 2016 Performance Victory at Le Mans is not just a question of outright pace – strategy and reliability also play key roles, as we show Insight: LM P1 Privateers In recent years, LM P1 privateer teams have struggled to get near the pace of the works manufacturers. Vehicle dynamics engineer and simulation expert Andrea Qunitarelli examines some of the potential reasons for this Race Technology Reports