bjpower wrote:I wonder could the cars handle it.
as tires are standard etc.
I dont know for a fact but i assume the revs were alot lower back in the day of turbos and i allso assume that the engines would need to be strengthened adding extra weight.
Im sure someone has some math formula for the pressure boost equating to power.
but im not sure that it would possable due to the high revs maybe it could cause an issue.
u401768 wrote:The BMW engine in qual trim were making 1300HP (if i remember rightly thy remove the wastegate all together and boosted the engine to what ever it would make). I also remember seeing a photo of them adding the fuel to the car, and the pit crew were all in things that look like space suits with their own air tanks - it may have been petrol - just not as we know it.....
Heres a url with some interesting info:-
It would be fun to see them back - but may be at 1000cc that would be fun. And remove the restriction on engine placement...there were at least 2 teams look seriously at front engine cars again before they emasculated the turbo engines...
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