One of the real highlights of the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans was theDeltaWing. With a chassis designed by Ben Bowlby and built by Dan Gurney's All American Racers, it was powered by a production based Nissan four cylinder engine and campaigned by
The car ultimately fell victim to an on-track accident but it proved that a very different kind of car could run very fast while using a lot less energy. With only 300 hp (a bit more than half what LMP2 cars run) and half the fuel capacity (40 liters), the DeltaWing ran as fast as the P2 cars and got 11 laps per tank. The concept has been proven and it's time to make a permanent place for this design concept.
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