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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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The car was producing so much downforce that the suspension and wheelhubs were coming under direct loading ligjer therefore stress fractures developed. Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Subscribe to the Ultimatecarpage. Retrieved from ” https: Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance.

Ligier Js11 15 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Forthe JS11 was updated with improved aerodynamics and better ground effects. Le Mans Series Castellet 8 Hours.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Le Mans Series Jarama km. To make matters even worse, Matra announced its withdrawal from the sport at the end of the year.

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Concours d’Elegance Paleis ‘t Loo. 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.

Please subscribe or login to view libier exclusive content. Monterey Classic Car Week. The JS11 was the first Ligier to be fitted with this new engine, and helped the team to secure 3rd overall in the season.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Can-Am – After a most promising second season, Ligier ligierr in with sponsorship troubles providing a lot of distractions.

Our fondest memory from New York City Concours d’Elegance. His ‘trick’ was the careful placement of sheet-steel reinforcements in the alloy construction. Le Mans Series Nurburgring km.

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Forums index Automotive forums General forums New posts. 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 jx11 a deflating tyre, charged back up the field to fifth and then suffered another deflating tyre that forced his retierment.

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. Depailler was injured halfway through the season in a hang-gliding accident and was replaced by Jacky Ickxbut he struggled to keep pace with the car and his teammate and left at the end of the season, having scored only a handful of points.

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Ligker JS11 was used as a primary test car for Michelin to experiment with their tyres. Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door. Add your comments on the Ligier JS11 Cosworth. Ferrari MM Scaglietti Spyder. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Races Wins Poles F.


Ferrari Friday with great examples that starred this year They were connected to the wheels through top rockers. Views Read Edit View history. This was also the first F1 win for the Matra V12 that had first been introduced in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. October 22, Download: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ligier JS 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.

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Ligier’s chief designer was Gerard Ducarouge of Matra fame. Starting with a clean sheet, Ducarouge could incorporate these principles in the new JS Our best stories, direct to your inbox! One of the reasons the Ligier JS7 lgier in was not particularly competitive was the introduction of ‘ground effect’ aerodynamics by Lotus. The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering.