Leyton House Cg901

Leyton House Cg901

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Leyton House CG901 was a Formula One racing car designed by Adrian Newey for the 1990 Formula One World Championship. Five chassis were built and were powered by the Judd EV 3.5 litre V8 engine. Chassis 001 was subsequently modified mid-season to accommodate the Ilmor 2175A engine the team used in 1991. The drivers for 1990 were the highly rated Ivan Capelli and Maur cio Gugelmin. The CG901 appeared in two distinct specifications, the early season A spec and the mid to late season B spec. The change was largely an aerodynamic update to correct design errors incurred as a result of erroneous data from the team's wind tunnel. The basis for the car was an evolution of the CG891 of 1989 but with even less compromise from an aerodynamic stand point. This approach caused the car to be extremely sensitive to pitch and roll necessitating a very stiff set-up.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136741407
  • 9786136741406