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Race Engine Technology - Issue 078

Highlights in this issue include insights into the Ricardo high performance assembly facility, Toyota's alternative power & Indycar engine development. In conversation with Alan Johnson & Peter Aardema  as well as a dossier on the Mclaren M838T GT3 V8. A look at the Assault & Battery EV drag racer as well as focus articles covering pistons & ECU/EMS.

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Issue 78 - May 2014

  • Intro: THE EDITOR - Hear this – the World Championship and the World Endurance Championship sound different this year, but is that a bad thing? 
  • Upfront: TOYOTA’S ALTERNATIVE POWER - As the new hybrids went into WEC battle for the first time, Ian Bamsey investigates how Toyota defied conventional wisdom 
  • Grid: IN THE NEWS - Some aspects of the new-generation Formula One power units are becoming clear, details of the revised Chevrolet Ilmor engine, and much more… 
  • In Conversation: ALAN JOHNSON - Alan Johnson is a top tuner of the bestial engines he produces for Top Fuel. Anne Proffit investigates his motivation 
  • Dossier: MCLAREN M838T GT3 V8 - Ian Bamsey investigates the state of the art in GT3 engines – the McLaren 12C’s M838T 3.8 litre V8 twin turbo 
  • Insight: RICARDO HIGH PERFORMANCE ASSEMBLY FACILITY - It’s engine building, but not as we know it. Ian Bamsey visits Ricardo’s amazing poka-yoked plant 
  • Focus: PISTONS - Suppliers have used the various development freezes to devise new structural concepts and materials for pistons. Wayne Ward reports 
  • Race Engine Digest: MILLINGTON DIAMOND SERIES II - The Diamond Series II offers inexpensive and reliable naturally aspirated power for rallying teams. Jonathan Scoltock charts its development 
  • Insight: INDYCAR ENGINE DEVELOPMENT - Ian Bamsey discusses the first two years of the current IndyCar engine formula with Trevor Knowles 
  • Alternative Race Technology: ASSAULT AND BATTERY EV DRAG RACER - Lawrence Butcher gets the lowdown on the current EV doorslammer speed record-holder 
  • Focus: ECU/EMS - David Cooper brings us up to date on the technology and developments in control units and management systems for race engine powertrains 
  • Race Engine Digest: PETE AARDEMA - Anne Proffit talks to the master of the mix-and-match who keeps breaking records at Bonneville 
  • PS: FORD’S SMALL BLOCK LE MANS SUCCESSES - An extract from a new book explains how Ford overcame a series of engine problems at Le Mans in 1967

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