1996 Ferrari 333SP

 
Reference: Wind tunnel data sheets, SAE paper
1998 Lola B98/10Maximum downforce setup, March 1996 wind tunnel test:

Single ride height point, 29/70:

Downforce:
1551 lbs. @ 150 mph, with 557 lbs. of drag
2233 lbs. @ 180 mph, with 803 lbs. of drag
2757 lbs. @ 200 mph, with 991 lbs. drag

Lift-to-drag ratio: 2.78:1
Map average balance: 34.64%

1995 bodywork, standard 55 mm splitter, max rear wing angle w/10mm gurney, full nose louvers

Single ride height point, 19.9/59.8:

Downforce:
2939 lbs. @ 150 mph, with 932 lbs. of drag
4231 lbs. @ 180 mph, with 1341 lbs. of drag
5224 lbs. @ 200 mph, with 1656 lbs. drag

Lift-to-drag ratio: 3.15:1
Map average balance: 46.1%

Essentially same config as entry above but for lowered ride heights and increased rake.  Minimum front ride height achievable in Dallara wind tunnel

Scandia Racing Daytona 1996 setup:

Map average:

Downforce:
1660 lbs. @ 150 mph, with 640 lbs. of drag
2391 lbs. @ 180 mph, with 922 lbs. of drag
2952 lbs. @ 200 mph, with 1138 lbs. drag

Lift-to-drag ratio: 2.59:1
Map average balance: 49.4%

Le Mans 1996 setup:

Single ride height point, 15/55

Downforce:
1094 lbs. @ 150 mph, with 529 lbs. of drag
1575 lbs. @ 180 mph, with 761 lbs. of drag
1944 lbs. @ 200 mph, with 940 lbs. drag

Lift-to-drag ratio: 2.07:1
Map average balance: 49.1%


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