The car is made for sprint races as well as endurance races, up to 24H. The Dutch format will be sprint and semi endurance. 2 practise sessions and 2-3 races, all in one day. Total about 3 hours driving. 7 racing events a year, plus training and sponsor days.
Zandvoort (NL), Zolder (B), Assen (NL), Oschersleben (D), Spa-Francorchamps (B). (training). Possibly Dubai 24H in Januari 2009. European organisers are welcome.
The V8 series is for experienced drivers only (age 30+). No young talents that may still go to F1. It is a high level class for non professionals where racing pleasure is the main goal. There is a participation commission.
Chassis: American style steel spaceframe. Proven strength and safety. Enormous durability.
Function: Fully made to DNRT specs for European road tracks.
Suspension: Intrax 4616 Titan 1K2 shocks and springs.
Size: 5,30 m long 2.03 m wide and 1.23 m high.
Engine: 6.0L aluminium LS2 Corvette engine. With dry sump and fuel injection.
HP: 450 at 6500 Rpm, Nm: 550.
Gearbox: 4 speed manual dog box.
Back end: Aluminium quick change with locker.
Body: ABC fiber glass late model.
Wheels: 10J X 15J, wide 5 hubbs.
Tires: Hoosier slicks.
Ground clearance: 80mm
Brakes: Willwood 6 pot front, 4 pot rear.
Topspeed: Approx. 330 kmh.
The car is suitable for sprint races and endurance