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Race Engine Technology - Issue 097

Highlights in this issue include a conversation with Jorg Zander, a dossier on the Duttweiler twin-turbo v6 and a look at the Aprilia RS GP16 MotoGP. We look at the Polestar Australian Supercar v8, with insights into advance combustion and the Corvette GTE/GLM v8 2015-16. Reports from the British Grand Prix 2016 and Engine Expo 2016, as well as focus articles covering coatings and bearings. 

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Issue 97 - September/October 2016

  • Intro: THE EDITOR - Brake by wire, drive by wire, hybrid power units – do today’s Formula One drivers have it all too easy? 
  • Grid: IN THE NEWS - Audi explains how it works to gain parity with its gasoline-fuelled LM P1 rivals, Ilmor responds to our argument for a common core engine, and much more… 
  • In Conversation: JORG ZANDER - Audi went for a total revamp with its 2016 R18 Prototype, and here its technical director tells Lawrence Butcher about the team’s new approach 
  • Dossier: DUTTWEILER TWIN-TURBO V6 - Mike Magda describes how one engine builder took a Big Block Chevrolet V8 and converted it to a V6 to make some prodigious horsepower 
  • Report: BRITISH GRAND PRIX 2016 - Ian Bamsey looks at the power unit development efforts by the rest of the grid to erode Mercedes’ continuing Formula One dominance 
  • Focus: COATINGS - Dr Dave Cooper discusses some of the widely used high-performance coatings and processes, as well as more specialist options 
  • Race Engine Digest: POLESTAR AUSTRALIAN SUPERCAR V8 - Stewart Mitchell traces the development of this bespoke engine produced by Volvo’s in-house performance division 
  • Motorcycle: APRILIA RS GP16 MOTOGP - Aprilia’s latest MotoGP bike has gone through some intensive development this season, as Stewart Mitchell explains 
  • Insight: ADVANCED COMBUSTION - Lawrence Butcher examines the emerging approaches to extracting the utmost engine power in the current fuel flow-limited regime 
  • Focus: BEARINGS - Stewart Mitchell brings us up to date on the latest developments in motorsport engine bearings technology 
  • Report: ENGINE EXPO 2016 - Ian Bamsey picks out the motorsport-relevant products and services from this annual automotive exhibition 
  • Insight: CORVETTE GTE/GTLM V8 2015-16 - Fresh fine-tuning of this 24-hour races champion has boosted its durability and potency. Ian Bamsey reports 
  • PS: THE MEADOWS I6 - This pre-eminent and multi-series race engine of the 1920s and ’30s continues to perform to this day

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