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Race Engine Technology - Issue 118

€21.60 (£18.00)

118 May 2019

  • Intro: THE EDITOR - 

    The ethos of our Race Engine Retro coverage is to investigate how today’s technology meets the engines of yesteryear. As is exemplified by Ed Pink’s recreation of his 1950-51 Flathead examined in this issue 
  • Grid: IN THE NEWS - Stefan Dreyer of Audi Motorsport discusses the challenges of the new powertrain rules in the DTM series, and Ducati’s Marco Zambenedetti discusses development of the WSBK Panigale V4 R 
  • Dossier: PRODRIVE WORLD RX I4 TURBO - Ian Bamsey investigates the design and development of this bespoke World Rallycross (WRX) engine, which uses a combination of port and direct injection, with the assistance of Arthur Shaw, who oversaw it. With research by Stewart Mitchell 
  • Focus: CAD - Engine design today would be unthinkable without the use of Computer Aided Design software. Matt Grant takes stock of contemporary CAD functionality and flags up some new and emerging developments 
  • Challenge Of: FORMULA E - NIO Formula E’s team principal Gerry Hughes gives us an insider’s view of the challenges presented by the second generation of electric single seater racecars, as Formula E progresses through season five 
  • Insight: VALVE SEATS - We ask experts at valve seat manufacturer CHE Precision and valve seat material supplier Materion Performance Alloys for their insider views on the state of the art in valve seat technology 
  • Insight: JESEL EQUAL EIGHT - Ian Bamsey reveals the thinking behind this pushrod V8, which takes the classic American racing engine to a new level, having been designed without a production basis or any regulatory constraints 
  • Focus: SENSORS AND DATA ACQUISITION - Matt Grant examines some of the most important sensors used to monitor the operation of race engines today, in the process highlighting developments in their technology and construction 
  • RACE ENGINE RETRO - Ed Pink recreates his classic Ford Flathead V8, John Stowe’s replacement cylinder head for the Jaguar XK6 4.2 litre I6, and how Prefix Performance harnessed Line2Line’s powder coatings technology for a Dodge Viper 8.2 litre V10


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