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LMP1
and 2020 Vision
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  • 2020 ACO LMP regs published:-
    • run from September 2020 to 2025
    • replace LMP1
    • rear drive by 4 stroke reciprocating unrestricted cc engine - turbo or NA
    • engine from production road car (at least 25 built - 100 by year 2)
    • front wheel MGU-K, also production based with same numbers
    • moveable aerodynamics front & rear
    • “Body shape will not be dictated by aerodynamics ... but by the marque’s distinctive design features"
    • So - no "generic" cars - must be based on homologated production car - shape, ICE & ERS
    • 5 EVO allowed updates over 5 seasons
    • Details at DSC and SC365
    • pdf from FIA - here has full (very) details
  • "Explorer" here
  • Hypothetical cars (from ACO & DSC):-
  • Aston Martin
  • BMW
  • Ford
  • Ferrari?/McLaren?
  • Glickenhaus
  • IMSA reaction
  • And a few sketches from Dan Hounsell
  • Archives
  • The "old" sportscar site is still here but not updated any more
  • Our archives are still available: 2014/15, 2013/14
  • Blast from the past... The DPi Dossier
  • We also have our Formula E page -

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