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Race Engine Technology - Issue 090

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Issue 90 - November 2015

  • Intro: THE EDITOR - The age of speculation is over – we now know exactly how much horsepower a Top Fuel dragster pushes out 
  • Upfront: TOP FUEL ENGINE POWER - Lawrence Butcher, in conjunction with Don Schumacher Racing and AVL Racing, presents exclusive data on exactly how much power is produced by one of these nitro-methanol monsters 
  • Grid IN THE NEWS - Renault e.dams dominates in Formula E, prospects of low-budget Formula One power units, and much more… 
  • In Conversation: AKIHIRO MIYATA - Mugen’s manager of its electronics division gives Lawrence Butcher a rundown of the company’s various projects at the moment 
  • Dossier: AUTOMOTIVE SPECIALISTS NASCAR CUP CHEVROLET V8 - Ian Bamsey investigates a state-of the art Cup engine developed by one of the last independent engine builders still supplying NASCAR teams 
  • Motorcycle: MOTOGP CRANKSHAFTS - Neil Spalding considers the effects of a reverse-rotating crankshaft on a MotoGP bike’s performance 
  • Race Engine Digest: TMG GT86 CS-R3 RALLY ENGINE - Toyota Motorsport has developed a naturally aspirated R3 engine aimed at a range of rally series. Jon Scoltock reports 
  • Focus: EMERGING MATERIALS - Motorsport has at its disposal a growing range of new and impressive materials, a trend that will continue, as Wayne Ward explains 
  • Insight: CRANKSHAFT TORSIONAL VIBRATION - Matt Grant shows how to predict crankshaft torsional behaviour and combat the effects of torsional vibrations 
  • Alternative Power: DUT15 FORMULA STUDENT - Stewart Mitchell reports on the development of the powertrain that’s taken one university team to two straight Formula Student wins 
  • Focus: DYNOS - So-called active dynos are transforming race engine development. Lawrence Butcher explains how they work and the benefits they offer 
  • Insight: ARCA ILMOR 396 - Anne Proffit reports on how one race series cut its costs of competition by switching to a new, purpose-built engine 
  • PS: EDA ROTARY ENGINE - Stewart Mitchell gives a progress report on this Australian company’s development of a rotary valve version of an inline twin bike engine

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