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Sports car racing – photo gallery of Ligier JS11 – Photo Gallery (only F1 entries). Ligier Js11 Photo by Daniel James Smith on September 26th, at Goodwood Festival of Speed. photos. The JS11 proved to be a successful ground effect car. It was powered by the widely used Cosworth DFV engine and won 3 races during The JS11 was .

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Ferrari Friday with great examples that starred this year Le Mans Series Valencia km. Forums index Automotive forums General forums New posts. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door. Ligier did not follow its engine supplier’s example and instead returned even stronger in To escape possible royalties and most likely dodge regulations in various countries regarding tobacco livery on toys, the “Gitanes” logo on Laffite’s JS11 was changed to “Citanes”.

He firmly understood that the additional downforce generated by the underbody aerodynamics required a very strong monocoque chassis. He created an exceptional stiff yet lightweight chassis. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Geneva International Motor Show.

The car was producing so much downforce that the suspension and wheelhubs were coming under direct loading and therefore stress fractures developed. Wouter Melissen Last updated: It competed in the and World Championships and proved to be very competitive.


The team finished second in the constructors’ championship in ahead of Brabhamand the JS11 evolved into the JS17 for To maximise the ‘ground effect’, the chassis also had to be as narrow as possible. Head to their website here for more info and read on for the official word from Fiskens.

Trained as an aeronautical engineer, he had originally started out on rocket design at Matra. This effectively cost Ligier the chance to fight with Williams and Brabham for both titles. Ferrari BB LM. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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The team eventually finished third behind Ferrari and Williams in the constructors’ championship. After a most promising second season, Ligier struggled in with sponsorship troubles providing a lot of distractions.

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Even so, the team still scored two wins, and would surely have taken more but for several suspension and tyre failures in the mid season. Porto Historic Grand Prix. Ferrari MM Scaglietti Spyder. He won at Zolder and came very close to winning at Monaco and Brands Hatch, where he dropped from the lead to last due to a slow pit for a deflating tyre, charged back up the field to fifth and then suffered another deflating tyre that forced his retierment. Our fondest memory from Views Read Edit View history.


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The JS11 was the first Ligier to be fitted with this new engine, and helped the team to secure 3rd overall in the season. Ferrari GTS Maranello. Can-Am – A heavily js1 car for brought the company its first Grand Prix victory.

Lgiier chief designer was Gerard Ducarouge of Matra fame. Hewland FGA6-speed manual. Our best stories, direct to your inbox! Le Mans Series Monza km.