The car

The GP2/11 car uses new technologies of motorsport: sequential gearbox with paddle shift from steering wheel, carbon structures, carbon brake discs and pads, V8 engine and optimized aerodynamic parts including DRS (same system as Formula 1) to encourage overtaking… 

 
 

Chassis

  • Dallara carbon fibre monocoque
  • 688kg with driver, built to FIA standards
  • Carbon brake discs and pads

Engine

  • Mecachrome V8 – 4 litre naturally aspired – 612 HP @10.000 rpm.
  • 8 in 1 exhaust
  • Fly by wire throttle system

Gearbox

  • 6 speed longitudinal Hewland sequencial gearbox
  • F1 style paddle shift from steering wheel

Tyres

  • F1 standard wheel dimensions
  • Specific Pirelli slick tyres

DRS

  • Système de DRS identique à la F1
  • Activation hydraulique (au volant)

Key figures

285 km/h

330 km/h

A top speed

+/- 2.6G

+/- 3.9G

Lateral acceleration

-1.9G

-3.5G

Maximum breaking deceleration

3.0s

2.9s

Acceleration 0-100 km/h

7.7s

6.6s

Acceleration 0-200 km/h

GP3
GP2