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Ginetta LMP1 wind tunnel testing

The project brief

The brief

Ginetta Cars approached WAE to discuss an aerodynamic support programme for their 2018 LMP1 car. The level of aerodynamic development support was tailored to Ginetta’s requirements

The work

  • CFD to develop and optimise the car’s surface geometries
  • Design & Development of 50% Scale Wind Tunnel Model
  • Over 250 Hours of Wind Tunnel Testing

The outcome

Downforce Coefficient

Drag Coefficient

Aero Balance

Airside cooling system validated via physical testing

The results

3rd

2019/20 WEC LMP1

4th

2019 4 Hours of Silverstone

4th

2019 4 Hours of Shanghai

5th

2018 24 Hours of Le Mans 

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