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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His ‘trick’ was the careful placement of sheet-steel reinforcements in the alloy construction.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable js11. Le Mans Series Castellet 8 Hours. He firmly understood that the additional downforce jd11 by the underbody aerodynamics required a very strong monocoque chassis.

Monterey Classic Car Week. New York City Concours d’Elegance. This page was last edited on 1 Juneat One of the reasons the Ligier JS7 used in was not particularly competitive was the introduction of ‘ground effect’ aerodynamics by Lotus. Views Read Edit View history.

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Goodwood Festival of Speed. In retrospect Matra’s departure actually was a blessing as the proprietary Ford Cosworth DFV V8 engine used in the JS11 was better suited to ‘ground effect’ because its bottom-end was relatively narrow. Geneva International Motor Show. Peugeot Evo 1 Bis. Le Mans Series Catalunya km.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door. The JS11 was the first Ligier to be fitted with this new engine, and helped the team to secure 3rd overall in the season. A heavily ligirr car for brought the company its first Grand Prix victory.

Our best stories, direct to your inbox! Eagle Mark 1 Weslake. Porsche Cayman T. Ligier’s chief designer was Gerard Ducarouge of Matra fame.

Le Mans Series Nurburgring km. Add your comments on the Ligier JS11 Cosworth. Ferrari GTS Maranello.

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The suspension was also specifically designed to keep as many parts as possible out of the airflow going to the side-pods. Hewland FGA6-speed manual.

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Le Mans Series Valencia km. 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 Liigier engines.


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F1 – LMP Cars – present. Campaigned throughout the season by Didier Pironi — his team mate and pilot of the sister car for the season was Jacques Laffite — chassis saw its championship dreams scuppered with bad luck, as is often the case in motorsport, getting in the way of success. Concours on the Avenue. The team eventually finished third behind Ferrari and Williams in the constructors’ championship.

It competed in the and World Championships and proved to be very competitive. In Italy, the logo was changed furthermore to “Ligier”.