Home  
Site Partners: SpotterGuides Veloce Books  
Related Sites: Your Link Here  

Go Back   TenTenths Motorsport Forum > Saloon & Sportscar Racing > Sportscar & GT Racing > 24 Heures du Mans


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 15 Jun 2007, 00:16 (Ref:1937370)   #1
chernaudi
Veteran
 
chernaudi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
United States
Mansfield, Ohio
Posts: 8,682
chernaudi has a real shot at the podium!chernaudi has a real shot at the podium!chernaudi has a real shot at the podium!chernaudi has a real shot at the podium!chernaudi has a real shot at the podium!
Audi R8/R10 Le Mans aero question.

I know that the R8 and R10(unless it's raining) don't use the "Sprint" race fender louveres. I know that the downforce they produce usually isn't required at LM, but I do have a question about something I read in the "Bentley at Le Mans" book. I've also heard that another reason for the different aero treatment at Le Mans is to maximize air flow into the turbocharger intakes. Is there any truth to this?
chernaudi is offline  
Quote
Old 16 Jun 2007, 18:59 (Ref:1938902)   #2
minimangler
Veteran
 
minimangler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Wales
Leftfield, somewhere.
Posts: 2,954
minimangler should be qualifying in the top 10 on the grid
I'm not sure you'd want to do that, with crap coming off the tyres?
minimangler is offline  
__________________
Fred Mackowiecki- the one man I'd love to swap surnames (and talent) with.
Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Audi R8 and R10 crankshaft configuration. chernaudi Sportscar & GT Racing 13 12 Jan 2007 14:02
Simiarities between Audi R8 and R10 engines if any. chernaudi Sportscar & GT Racing 3 26 Dec 2006 20:08
L'Equipe announces ... R8 / Prost At Le Mans (merged) vs346 Sportscar & GT Racing 45 13 Dec 2004 06:11
[LM24] Audi R8 to race at Le Mans in 2005 rdjones 24 Heures du Mans 18 12 Aug 2004 09:45
[LM24] 2004 Spec R8 for LMES and Le Mans RacingManiac 24 Heures du Mans 12 9 Apr 2004 15:27


All times are GMT. The time now is 14:50.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Original Website Copyright © 1998-2003 Craig Antil. All Rights Reserved.
Ten-Tenths Motorsport Forums Copyright © 2004-2021 Royalridge Computing. All Rights Reserved.