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Race Engine Technology - Issue 091

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Issue 91 - December/January 2016

  • Intro: THE EDITOR - A series for driverless racers supporting Formula E is the latest example of how motorsport can help spur the development of roadcars 
  • Grid: IN THE NEWS - Replacement for the Rolls-Royce Merlin unveiled for hydroplane racing, M-Sport switches to in-house development of its WRC engine, and much more… 
  • In Conversation: PAT MUSI - Lawrence Butcher talks to this champion of EFI in drag racing about the effects it has on developing his engines 
  • Dossier: JP MOTORSPORT DRAG VW BOXER - Lawrence Butcher recounts the development of a diminutive flat-four boxer into a fiercely powerful drag race engine 
  • Insight: VALVETRAIN VIBRATION DAMPING - A lot can be done to minimise vibration in an engine’s valvetrain to optimise performance, as David Cooper explains 
  • Race Engine Digest: PLR 520 PRO MOD V8 - When the NHRA decided to put a limit on boost in Pro Mod, Team JEGS and Pro-Line Racing decided to switch engine, as Anne Proffit explains 
  • Focus: ALTERNATIVE ENERGY - Wayne Ward examines recent and future developments in some of the different types of energy storage 
  • Insight: CADILLAC LF4.R - Graham Heeps explains how a tight development schedule and opting for many street-spec components led to this race-winning GT3 engine 
  • Report: PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORT WORLD EXPO 2015 - This year’s PMWE in Cologne may have coincided with the start of the city’s carnival season but it was no sideshow, as we report 
  • Focus: WATER PUMPS - What are the key parts inside a race engine water pump, and how can their designs be optimised? Matt Grant reports 
  • RACE ENGINE OF THE YEAR: 2015 - We reveal the category and overall winners of the Race Engine of the Year 2015, as judged by 50 engine engineers worldwide 
  • PS: DIESEL DRAGSTERS - Stewart Mitchell reports on how Scheid Diesel has produced a dragster that has done the quarter-mile in less than 7 s

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