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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This effectively cost Ligier the chance to fight with Williams and Brabham for both titles. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or. Head to their website here for more info and read on for the official word from Fiskens Images via Fiskens. Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax Commons category link from Wikidata.

Ligier JS11

The carefully designed rolling chassis was clothed in an elegant body that featured the largest ‘venturis’ of the field. Our fondest memory from Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance. Le Mans Series Monza km. The team eventually finished third behind Ferrari and Williams in the constructors’ championship.

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However this turned out to be a blessing in disguise: Retrieved from ” https: Not surprisingly, as the country’s most prominent racing team, Ligier benefited from substantial backing and it also secured exclusive use of the fabulous Matra V12 engines. Even so, the team still scored two wins, and would surely have j1s1 more but for several suspension and tyre failures in the mid season.

Ligier’s chief designer was Gerard Ducarouge of Matra fame.

New York City Concours d’Elegance. The JS11 was used as a primary test car j1s1 Michelin to experiment with their tyres. The team took on Didier Pironi in place of Depailler. Mondial de l’Automobile Paris.

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Hewland FGA6-speed manual. Forthe JS11 was updated with improved aerodynamics and better ground effects. The Ligiers stayed in contention throughout the season, with Patrick Depailler winning a further race in Spain.

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. In retrospect Matra’s departure actually was a blessing as the proprietary Ford Cosworth DFV V8 engine used in the JS11 was liger suited to ‘ground effect’ because its bottom-end was relatively narrow. Porsche returned to the track, the Maharajahs’ Vauxhall and Bentley Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door. Driven by Jacques Laffitethe car won the first two races of the season and scored consistently. Add your comments on the Ligier JS11 Cosworth.


Le Mans Series Castellet 8 Hours. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Great Group 5 silhouette racers from Ja11, Ferrari and Corvette In its opening season, Ligier operated as a one-car team with Jacques Laffite as the lead driver.

One of the reasons the Ligier JS7 used in was not particularly competitive was the introduction of ‘ground effect’ aerodynamics by Lotus. Again the car was fast and competitive, but the Brabham BT49 and the Williams FW07 proved to be the cars to beat, with Alan Jones taking the world championship.

Ferrari Friday with great examples that starred this year Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ligier JS The suspension was also specifically designed to keep as many parts as possible out of the airflow going to the side-pods.

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