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Race Engine Technology - Issue 087

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Issue 87 - June/July 2015

  • Intro: THE EDITOR - LM P2’s impending demise is countered by some fascinating engines in Prototype and proper GT racing in years to come 
  • Grid: IN THE NEWS - All-electric DeltaWing may join other Garage 56 hopefuls for the 2018 Le Mans 24 Hours, DTM and Super GT series to share engine rules, and much more… 
  • In Conversation: STEVE MILLER - Ilmor’s managing director takes Lawrence Butcher through the company’s past, present and future 
  • Dossier: DELTAWING DI FOUR-CYLINDER TURBO - Ian Bamsey charts the development of a bespoke power unit that could be shoe-horned into this innovative racer 
  • Focus: LUBRICANTS - What goes in to blending a modern engine oil, and what are the pros and cons of the various types? John Coxon reports 
  • Report: LE MANS PROTOTYPE ENGINES 2015 - Ian Bamsey and Stewart Mitchell, having scoured the paddock and pit lane for technical information, present RET’s unique annual Le Mans Prototype power unit report
  • Insight: COMBUSTION - Harley Gasson discusses the difference between engine knock and pre-ignition, and explains the techniques for their detection, control and simulation 
  • Race Engine Digest: SCUDERIA CAMERON GLICKENHAUS SCG003C - Stewart Mitchell charts the development of the powertrain for this roadcar-based, Le Mans Prototype-inspired GT racecar 
  • Focus: OIL PUMPS - Lawrence Butcher examines the issues behind designing, making and using these vital subsystems 
  • PS: TWR JAGUAR XJS - Stewart Mitchell discusses the story behind Tom Walkinshaw Racing and the Jaguar XJS Group A racer, as depicted in Allen Scott’s recent book

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