Are you aware that race cars should have extremely powerful engines so as to be winners? Besides the aerodynamics which have been implemented along with the modifications, the engine is what makes the car the ultimate winner.
One of the most famous engines in the F1 was the Ferrari V10 F1. It was a 3.0 litre, ten cylinder racing car that was responsible for 57 wins.
The Porsche Flat 6 is another racing vehicle that left an impression on the world. It was a 2.0 litre air cooled engine. The latest version of the Porsche has received remarkable results by winning many races over the years.
The Porsche Flat 12 has among the biggest engines in the racing industry. There are two flat six engines packed into this car. It’s a 4.5 litre engine which has 1500 horse power. You may imagine how cramped the motorist should have been to make space for this gigantic machine.
The Mazda R26B 4-rotor may have been one of the craziest versions from the racing industry. Having entered 21 races and only winning one may be a strange statistic. This one race was the LeMans and it made an impression as it was the only car that wasn’t a traditional piston engine and it was a exceptional marque.
The BMW S14 was the start of this M-series. Winning the championship but winning no races, it was only a 2.5 litre engine with only four cylinders.
The Audi R10-18 TDI has been through many changes over time but always had a memorable engine. Originally, this version was a petrol engine that had ten cylinders. However, the manufacturers decided to place a diesel engine with twelve cylinders and two turbos. Now, that is an amazing amount of power in only a single race car.
Ever race car needs to be equipped with Critter control the finest mechanical and electrical parts. Races are there to prove the standard of the vehicle before hitting the city streets. Racing cars also test how well an engine can deal under extreme conditions such as heat, snow and rain.
Racing tracks are also the best places for tyre manufacturers to test their new products. Rubber should withstand friction and heat over long intervals and monitor day is the opportunity to test it.
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