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24 Hour Race Technology - Volume 6

$28.00 (£20.00)

July 2012

Officially endorsed by the ACO, 24 Hour Race Technology provides an annual review of the engineering spectacle that is Le Mans, highlighting why certain technologies are to the fore. Both Prototype and GT cars are analysed in depth in this uniquely focused appraisal of the world’s greatest twice-around-the-clock race, revealing many secrets of performance.

Contents are:

  • Intro: THE EDITOR -There is no other race on earth that compares to the Le Mans 24 Hours
  • Grid: IN THE NEWS - The latest news from the pit lane
  • Profile: DELTAWING - Lawrence Butcher finds out how the most unconventional and controversial car at Le Mans in 2012 was designed and developed
  • Insight: RACING THE 24 - What is the Le Mans 24 Hours actually like for the teams’ engineers, drivers and other personnel? Anne Proffit finds out
  • Focus: ELECTRONICS - David Cooper reports on some of the key developments in electrical and electronic systems for a Prototype endurance racecar
  • Profile: TOYOTA TS030 - The story of Toyota’s 2012 return to the top rung of Le Mans racing, with a hybrid, is told here by Lawrence Butcher
  • Focus: DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE - Which design, development and manufacturing techniques and technologies go into building a Le Mans Prototype racecar? David Cooper finds out
  • Profile: ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE - Lawrence Butcher reports on the development work that went into Aston Martin’s revamped GT racer
  • Review: TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT - The Le Mans 24 Hours creates a need for some quite specific technologies. Anne Proffit reports on some of the key ones
  • 24 HOUR RACE TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY - The endurance racer’s resource
  • PS: PERFORMANCE BALANCING - How do you predict the performance of technology that does not yet exist?

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