Parity will continue to be controlled by Supercars, which is aiming to cut overall downforce by 200 kg – a reduction of more than 50 percent – to improve the racing.
1604137004 Read or download today. As for the engine, for the time being the cars will continue to run V8 power units. Team Penske has announced it will not return to Supercars in 2021, and that Scott McLaughlin will become a full-time IndyCar driver next year The transaxle, control dampers and rear suspension will be carried over from the current car. MotoGP, Ypres "proven" as future WRC event despite cancellation 1604143421 Former Bathurst 12 Hour event director John Casey, meanwhile, has been charged with the task of developing a market-relevant set of Gen3 rules in a new Head of Strategy and Products role, which will be rolled out in 2022. 1603272748 But the next iteration commencing in 2021 will be played out on much different terms... But there is a lot more to the story of the next generation of Supercars racers, with new rules aimed at also attracting new manufacturers and cutting the cost of racing. Gen3 will place a greater emphasis on retaining key dimensions between the race cars and the road vehicles they represent.
Yes. A new Dunlop control tyre will be introduced to offer a higher temperature working range and designed around lower downforce levels. “The cars will have a lot less downforce than the current car, making the racing more spectacular and putting more reliance on driver skill.”. Having originally been slated for 2021, the new rules have been delayed as the category continues to tinker with the existing package. MotoGP, Why the latest Hamilton-Rosberg battle won’t have the same edge A Moto2 shot in 2021 has righted this, and it signals a pivotal moment for US hopes of a return to world championship glory Ferrari Formula 1 chief Mattia Binotto says there are "no big differences" in the data from Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc's cars to explain their gap in performance Market relevance, is the key piece, and it will be engineering-delivered, not the other way around. A Moto2 shot in 2021 has righted this, and it signals a pivotal moment for US hopes of a return to world championship glory, Scott McLaughlin has been a divisive figure in Supercars over the past few years but, as he heads off to a fresh challenge in IndyCar, the Australian tin-top series needs to find someone else to fill his dramatic boots as the category enters a new era, Never has a MotoGP title been won by a rider who hasn't won a grand prix. It added: “Both the General Motors Camaro ZL1 and Ford Mustang are slated for the grid in 2022, with the Gen3 revamp incorporating a new technical design and a modern look, more closely aligned to the road car.”, GM will continue its participation in Supercars through the Camaro. The concept has been put together by a Gen3 committee made up of team representatives Ryan Story (DJR Team Penske) and Roland Dane (Triple Eight Race Engineering), Supercars Commission member Tim Edwards (Tickford Racing), Board and Commission member Brad Jones (Brad Jones Racing), Adrian Burgess and John Casey from Supercars, and consultant Carl Faux (Walkinshaw Andretti United). There is also scope to future proof the formula through what Supercars describes as a 'hybrid ready' chassis, opening the door to add new technology to the V8 power plants. By BRUCE NEWTON. 1604016000 New issue out every week. The Gen3 rules will stipulate that the racers will have the same key dimensions as the road cars on which their look is based. “Changes to the engine rules are designed to make them cheaper to buy and operate, offer greater engine life, reduce fuel consumption and ensure more engine options can be competitive,” Supercars said. Gen3 will require that all race cars have the same dimensions as the road cars they are based on for all key body components, such as doors, roof, windows and bonnet.
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As promised the regulations will focus on two-door body shapes, a licensing agreement with General Motors paving the way for the Camaro to replace the Holden Commodore, while the factory-backed Ford Mustang will undergo a Gen3 transformation.
SUP, Penske to leave Supercars, McLaughlin joins IndyCar The Gen3 regulations may see Supercars adopt a two-door coupe-style platform, according to the sport’s CEO Sean Seamer. "Therefore, what underlying package do we need to be able to run those cars and have maximum market relevance?
1604135985 Fabian Coulthard has formally confirmed that he won't be a full-time Dick Johnson Racing driver for the 2021 Supercars season Technical insight. Thanks to the 100 millimetre lower roll hoop and 100 millimetre wide track the cars will better represent the two-door shape than the current Mustang, with the doors, roof, bonnet and windows all required to match the dimensions of their road-going counterparts. Talks to secure IP agreements with other manufacturers are underway. “The Gen3 project will support the longevity of Supercars by increasing relevance to our fans and partners, reducing operating costs, and making the racing even fiercer.”.
Ford, which will become the category's only active manufacturer next year, is backing the Gen3 concept. "He's meeting with homologation teams, he's meeting with manufacturers, he's consolidating an update of where we think the market's going to, and what we think we need to achieve maximum market relevance. Renault has joined Ferrari in saying it will not back any move for a Formula 1 engine freeze from the start of 2022 Components to be carried over from the Gen2 cars include the transaxle gearbox, dampers and independent rear suspension. 1604144485