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>>WR has unveiled their 2004 LMP. This is the first chassis to appear designed to the '04 LMP1/2 regulations. Note the increased ride height of the front splitter and raised side board running down the length car.
|This CAD rendering from WR's website(go there for more images) shows the deep endplates destined for the '04 WR. The rear structure that the endplates connect to is part of the '04 aero. rules designed to reduce aerodynamic instability at extreme yaw angles. For a more in-depth explanation of the '04 aero. changes for LMP 1 & 2 go here.|
>>Alain Baudouin's Ford GT40 print is available for purchase. The poster is approximately 25" x 17" on a 300gr/m² glossy black paper, signed and numbered. Alain's work depicts all the Ford V8 prototypes (GT40, MK2, MK2B, MK4, etc.) which entered the Le Mans race between 1963 and 1969. Interested parties can contact Alain.