Retrieved from ” https: Although debuting at the first round of the World Sports-Prototype Championship at Suzuka , the car did not actually race. According to Leo Ress, the C11 was easy to drive, partly because the centre of aerodynamic pressure did not shift under acceleration or braking. Whereas, the C9 chassis had been constructed mostly from aluminium, the C11 was built from carbon fibre. In all, five chassis were built, C being the “winningest” chassis with four victories in the season. Laps 12 7 8 9 Constructors’ Championships 1 Drivers’ Championships 1.
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The team had to revert to the older C9 on race day after Jean-Louis Schlesser crashed the new car x11 practice. The chassis was designed from scratch by Leo Ress, who had been with the team since the days of the Sauber C7and the first example was built by local Swiss firm Nobrac “carbon” spelt backwards. The whole car was considerably slimmer in appearance than its older sibling and was both lighter and stiffer. This allowed for a better integrated rear end that was much stiffer than before, according to designer Leo Ress.
At that stage they ewo carved out a lead of about 50 seconds after 40 laps.
Whereas, the C9 chassis had been constructed mostly from aluminium, the C11 was built from carbon fibre.
Particular attention was paid to air entry and exit points around the wheel arches and the airflow through the cockpit was improved for driver comfort.
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The new chassis was designed ew, more downforce with a lower frontal area. Although debuting at the first round of the World Sports-Prototype Championship at Suzukathe car did not actually race.
The C11 was able to gain three more class wins in the season before the C fully replaced it. Bosch Motronic MP 1.
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In classic racing the car also won Le Mans Legend twice, in and This page was last edited on 23 Septemberat Group C cars Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The first C11 had its initial test run at Paul Ricard in late but the car did not debut until the first round at Suzuka in April the following year.
The brakes were Brembo and tyres were switched ewll Michelin to Goodyear. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mercedes-Benz C Although Sauber-Mercedes had triumphed at the 24 Hours of Le Mansthe team choose not to defend the title in due to the race not being part of the World Esl Championship schedule.
Although the C11 was to be replaced by the Mercedes-Benz C for the World Sportscar Championship seasonproblems with the C’s new engine led Mercedes-Benz to continue to campaign the C11 alongside the C Retrieved from ” https: They came home first and second. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The race reverted to being part of the championship season again in Laps 12 7 8 9 Constructors’ Championships 1 Drivers’ Championships 1.
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The development program also included the use of a rolling road wind edl which was unique for Group C at the time. However, the C11 finally made its much-anticipated debut at the second race at Monza in late April and its performance potential was immediately apparent.
In all, five chassis were built, C being the “winningest” chassis with four victories in the season.
Carbon – kevlar monocoque. The other team car of Mass and Schumacher had been disqualified for outside assistance during practice.