NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

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NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby ESPImperium » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:07 pm

Autosport has put up the first shots of the new GP2/11 chassis made by Dallara, powered by Renault car that will run on Pirelli rubber.

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http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/85014

I must aggree that it looks alarming like the Hispania F110 chassis, but will arguably be quicker than that car i think.

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby andrew » Tue Jul 06, 2010 7:53 pm

It is similar to the HRT chassis but the nose is a bit wider. Looks like the front of the Ferrari with the rear of the Sauber.

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby wesley123 » Tue Jul 06, 2010 8:29 pm

it certainly looks good, im actually loving it.
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby Belatti » Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:23 pm

Practically, an F1 tailender with a heavier and less powerful but maybe more torquey engine. It even shares tyres with F1 cars...
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby machin » Tue Jul 06, 2010 9:44 pm

Don't the GP2 cars have a profiled underbody? I'm liking the F1 car looks...

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby Giblet » Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:11 pm

The two vertical fences look too out of place. They really take away from the lines of the car.

The new Gp2 car: Now with more pylons!

Looks really good though otherwise, reminds me of the Sauber, which to me is one of the prettiest cars in this years field.
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby flynfrog » Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:18 pm

throw the cossie in the back and call it an F1 car? I wonder how far away it is to the new F1 cars at this point.

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby wesley123 » Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:35 pm

it might even beat the HRT lol
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby mx_tifoso » Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:06 pm

Probably built better too. :lol:
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby gridwalker » Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:35 pm

machin wrote:Don't the GP2 cars have a profiled underbody? I'm liking the F1 car looks...

No, you are thinking of Formula 2 cars (not GP2 cars), which incidentally have chassis built by Williams ...
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby Scotracer » Wed Jul 07, 2010 12:57 am

gridwalker wrote:
machin wrote:Don't the GP2 cars have a profiled underbody? I'm liking the F1 car looks...

No, you are thinking of Formula 2 cars (not GP2 cars), which incidentally have chassis built by Williams ...


GP2 cars (at least up until the end of 2010) have venturi channels...
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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby EAKMotorsports » Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:13 am

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby Super racing » Wed Jul 07, 2010 4:06 am

Scotracer wrote:
gridwalker wrote:
machin wrote:Don't the GP2 cars have a profiled underbody? I'm liking the F1 car looks...

No, you are thinking of Formula 2 cars (not GP2 cars), which incidentally have chassis built by Williams ...


GP2 cars (at least up until the end of 2010) have venturi channels...


It would be a shame if they went away from that design for the 2011 car because that, to me, is a big reason why the GP2 cars can race so close together.

Made by Dallara? Same people who made the HRT car?

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby machin » Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:12 am

GP2 cars (at least up until the end of 2010) have venturi channels...


That's what I thought... it will be interesting to see how much over-taking there is in GP2 in 2011; F1-style front and rear wings with a profiled underbody.... could point the way to future F1 regs if it all works out...

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Re: NEW For 2011 GP2/11 Chassis

Postby ESPImperium » Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:28 pm

The car will most likley be refined a good bit more untill it comes out of cover at Abu Dhabi.

Personally, id like to swap the Renault GP2 engine that is a 4 Litre V8 that has about 580bhp for the 2.4 Litre Renault RS27-2010 V8 that produces a rumored 740hp. It would go like stink, and arguably be up there with the better mid-feild teams. It would at least be faster than the HRT car.




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