2000-2005 Lola B2K/40

Images copyright Bob Chapman @ Autosport Image, Pat Michl, and Michael J. Fuller
Text copyright Michael J. Fuller

Petit Le Mans 2004In 2004 Intersport Racing installed a Judd 3.4 liter V8 in their B2K/40.  This necessitated a slight increase in radiator inlet area and was manifested in the raised inlets which differed from the standard Lola B2K/40 sidepods.

The Judd 3.4 liter V8 as installed in Intersport's B2K/40.
Petit Le Mans 2005For 2005, van der Steur Racing Inc. installed a 2.0 liter turbo I4 AER engine into their B2K/40.
Road Atlanta 2005The turbo's airbox simply resides behind the radiator on the left hand side of the engine compartment...
Road Atlanta 2005...with the induction being via a ovid hole residing in the "coke bottle" channel/duct in front of the rear wheel.  Note the louvers, they help extract hot air away from the turbo (see also in above turbo airbox image).
Road America 2005At Road America the flush surface intake turned into a scoop.

©Copyright 2005, Michael J. Fuller