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The GP3 Car

Car Specifications

Monocoque and Chassis

Survival cell
Sandwich Carbon/aluminium honeycomb structure designed by Dallara

Adjustable front and rear wings
Carbon structures designed by Dallara

Bodywork
Carbon, Kevlar, Glass composite structures designed by Dallara

Engine

Engine development achieved by Renault F1

Renault 4 cylinder 2 litres turbo charged 280 HP @ 6500 rpm

Fly by wire throttle system

One rebuild per year only

Gearbox

6 speed longitudinal sequential Hewland gearbox

Electro-hydraulic command via paddle shift from steering wheel

Pure two pedals car

clutch paddle on steering wheel

On board starter - Hewland ramp differential

Brakes

4 pistons monobloc Brembo callipers

Brembo steel brake discs 280x18

Brembo pads

Fuel cell

FIA Standard

Wheels & Tyres

O.Z. racing wheels
Front rims: 13" dia x 10" wide
Rear rims: 13" dia x 12.5" wide

GP3 series specific Pirelli slick tyres:
Front tyres: 265mm - 570mm
Rear tyres: 315mm - 590mm

Suspension

Front and rear double steel wishbones, pushrod operated, twin dampers, helicoidally spring suspension

Two way front and rear adjustable Koni dampers

Front and rear adjustable anti-roll bar

Steering System

Non assisted rack and pinion steering system

XAP carbon steering wheel with dashboard, marshalling display, gear change and clutch paddles

Safety Standards

FIA F1 2006 safety standards

Front side rear and steering column impact tests

Front and rear roll hoops, impact structures and monocoque push tests

Wheel retainer safety cables

Electronics

Magneti Marelli Marvel 8 ECU/GCU including data logging system

XAP power supply management unit

F1 Marshalling system pre-equipment

Beacon receiver

Camera Equipment

New generation roll hoop, nose cone and face shot camera pre-equipment

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