Sports car racing – photo gallery of Ligier JS11 – Photo Gallery (only F1 entries). Ligier Js11 Photo by Daniel James Smith on September 26th, at Goodwood Festival of Speed. photos. The JS11 proved to be a successful ground effect car. It was powered by the widely used Cosworth DFV engine and won 3 races during The JS11 was .
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Monterey Classic Car Week. Ligier replaced ligiwr Matra powerplants with Ford Cosworth DFV units, which were better suited to ground effect cars due to the narrow nature of the engine. It was mated to a Hewland gearbox that was available with five or six gears. It competed in the and World Championships and proved to be very competitive.
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To escape possible royalties and most likely dodge regulations in various countries regarding tobacco livery on toys, the “Gitanes” logo on Laffite’s JS11 was changed to “Citanes”. Peugeot Evo 1 Bis. Even so, the team still scored two wins, and would surely have taken more but for several suspension and tyre failures in the mid season. Ligier’s chief designer was Gerard Ducarouge of Matra fame. Porsche Boxster T. Our fondest memory from Both at the front and rear the springs and dampers were mounted vertically inside the monocoque.
In its opening season, Ligier operated as a one-car team with Jacques Laffite as the lead driver.
This is where Ducarouge’s vast aerospace experience proved particularly useful. Starting with a clean sheet, Ducarouge could incorporate these principles in the new JS To maximise the ‘ground effect’, the chassis also had to be as narrow as possible. The carefully designed rolling chassis was clothed in an elegant ligire that featured the largest ‘venturis’ of the field. Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.
Ligier Js11 15 at Goodwood Festival of Speed
Le Mans Series Castellet 8 Hours. Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance. Historic Grand Prix Zandvoort. Ligier did not follow its engine supplier’s example jw11 instead returned even stronger in Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ligier JS The JS11 was the first Ligier to be fitted with this new engine, and helped the team to secure 3rd overall in the season.
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He score an encouraging 20 points, which was enough for Ligier to claim fifth in the constructor’s standings despite only fielding one car. Porto Historic Grand Lihier.
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Forthe JS11 was updated with improved aerodynamics and better ground effects. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Races Wins Poles F.