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2012 GT3 European Championship

Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Philip Antonia, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

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    That is gorgeous!
     
  2. Brian Hodgins

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    Does anyone happen to know if the lack of a diffuser on the GT3 DBRS9 (and possibly the Gallardo--can't tell for sure from photos) is due to FIA regulation or manufacturer choice? It seems to be the only car without one, and the GT1 class car in the same family has one. I know in the past that FIA restricted wing size on some cars to limit downforce, but I was not aware of them doing it with diffusers. The rulings information on the GT3 website is pretty sparse and seems to mostly be dealing with driver classification.
     
  3. Bram Hengeveld

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    Watching some videos on the interweb lately about GT3 and I was wondering the exact same thing. Did you find an answer?
     
  4. Brian Hodgins

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    Nope, could never find any information on it. Maybe I can email Aston about it :)
     
  5. Marcel vd Aa

    Marcel vd Aa
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    Well, looking at photo's from both cars you can clearly see that there is some sort of regulation of the airflow at the rear of both cars. I wouldn't call it diffusers like in other designs but there is something there...

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  6. Brian Hodgins

    Brian Hodgins

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    I got bored and emailed Aston, who said that the DBRS9 was designed without a diffuser. That first photo is actually the new Vantage, slightly different. Good find on those though, much clearer than what I was looking at.
     
  7. Hampus Andersson

    Hampus Andersson

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    Lambo is pretty old aswell so i guess it´s the same for them too.
     
  8. Bram Hengeveld

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    The BMW Z4 GT3 2012 with Dirk Adorf behind the wheel at Valencia.
     
  9. Hampus Andersson

    Hampus Andersson

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    Another evolution of the aero pack or is it the same as last year?
    (can't watch video at the moment)
     
  10. Kol Bailey

    Kol Bailey

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    One of the nicest GT cars I've seen. It packs power for a little thing like that ;)
     
  11. Hampus Andersson

    Hampus Andersson

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    You can be calm Bram, these are green, been confirmed ;) 1920x1280 in .png ENJOY!


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    Pic nr 2 is my new wallpaper!
     
  12. Georgios Davakos

    Georgios Davakos

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    That car is so sexy! :D
     
  13. Kol Bailey

    Kol Bailey

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    It's the most beautiful GT car I've ever laid eyes on!
     
  14. Sander Eefting

    Sander Eefting

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    wow, Nice looking car!