LIGIER JS P217

The Ligier JS P217 is one of four LMP2 chassis conforming to the new FIA-ACO regulations which came into effect at the start of 2017. The American and European endurance series, as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans welcomed the entrance of the Ligier JS P217, which in its season secured second spot in the European Le Mans Series and 4th place finishes at both the Le Mans 24 hours and the 24 hours of Daytona.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
ENGINE
Gibson GK428 4.2 litre V8 engine, 600bhp
BRAKES
AP Racing master cylinder
Brembo six piston callipers
380mm AP Racing front and rear carbon discs
TRANSMISSION
Hewland TLS200 six-speed sequential gearbox with magnesium casing
Cooled by an oil exchanger
Aluminium semi-automatic pneumatic paddle shift system
SUSPENSION
Front: double wishbone, pushrod, torsion bar and damper combination
Rear: double wishbone, pushrod, spring and damper combination with adjustable anti-roll bar
5 way adjustable latest generation dampers
ELECTRONICS
Cosworth data acquisition system with integrated telemetry to the ECU
CHASSIS
Carbon monocoque chassis
Carbon bodywork
Carbon fibre crash structure
High speed air jack system
WEIGHT
930kg
FUEL SYSTEM
ATL 75 litre tank
COCKPIT
Multifunctional steering wheel with integral driver display
Six-point FIA approved safety harness
FIA approved fire extinguisher
WHEELS
Magnesium 18” rims
Front: 12.5"
Rear: 13"
DIMENSIONS
Length: 4745mm
Width: 1900mm
Wheelbase: 3010mm
KEY DESIGN POINTS
• The air supply of the engine radiators
• Cooling of the front and the rear brakes
• Aerodynamic efficiency and finesse
• Managing the weight and optimized mechanical distribution
• Driver comfort, space, ergonomics and visibility, while integrating
the new safety rules
• Cockpit air-conditioning system
• Reduced number of bodywork pieces
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RECENT RESULTS

2016:

  • ELMS LMP3 title - United Autosports, with three wins, five podiums
  • V de V Endurance Series title - Inter Europol Competition, LMP3 champions
  • Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup title - DC Racing, with three pole positions and four wins

2015:

  • Asian Le Mans Series LMP3 title - DC Racing, with three pole positions and four wins (four races in 2015)
  • Second position in LMP3 for its first outing in ELMS, Graff (one race in 2015)
  • Pole position and second and third places in LMP3 for its first outing in V de V, OAK Racing and Graff (one race in 2015)
BROCHURE

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