1998 Mazda/Kudzu LMP1

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LMP CLASS WINNER – 24 hr Daytona, 2001 

Has only been raced five times during the last five years. See video of the LMP1 in action by clicking here

Team Name:

Downing/Atlanta Mazda Team

Classification:

Professional SportsCar Racing, World Sports Car, Prototype-Two-seater, open-cockpit, sports car powered by a normally-aspirated engine.

Owner

Jim Downing (now Rasim Tugberk since 2004)

Chassis:

Mazda Kudzu DLY-10; Aluminum honeycomb with carbon fiber reinforcing panels

Body

A composite of carbon fiber, Kevlar, and Fiberglass with a foam core Designer –

Bodywork fabrication – Jerry Lambert, Downing/Atlanta; Engineer: Wayne Yawn

Height:

42″

Length:

183″

Width:

77″

Wheelbase:

105″ – Front track 62″; Rear track 60″

Engine:

Mazda 26B 4-rotor, 2.6 liter displacement; Engine builder – Rick Engman, Downing/Atlanta

Transmission:

Raytec 5-speed

Brakes:

4-wheel cast iron disc with Alcon calipers

Wheels

BBS 20″ modular wheels

Tires:

Goodyear radials

Weight:

1900 Lbs. (designated for 4-rotor engine – weighed without driver or fuel)

Fuel/Capacity:

90 liters

Horsepower:

Approximately 600 hp

Top Speed:

Estimated 190 mph

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