NEW MP4-12C GT3 SET FOR COMPETITIVE WORLD RACING DEBUT AS McLAREN GT ANNOUNCES 2012 RACE PLANS
- 25 new MP4-12C GT3 cars to race across Europe and in FIA GT1 World Championship in 2012
- Full list of McLaren GT customer teams and race series entries now confirmed
- McLaren MP4-12C sports car selected as safety car for FIA GT1 World Championship race at Nogaro on 8-9 April
- High quality short films featuring new 12C GT3 cars on track, and McLaren GT ‘works’ drivers testing the 12C sports car available to view …
2012 FIA Formula One Season Changes
Compared to the major changes introduced for 2011 – DRS, KERS, Pirelli tyres etc. – those for the 2012 season may seem relatively minor. Some, however, will still have a significant impact…
No blown diffusers
The FIA is clamping down on engine mapping and exhaust positioning to minimise designers’ use of exhaust gases in a car’s aerodynamics, effectively outlawing blown diffusers.
There will be tougher side impact testing and new cars must now pass all required FIA crash tests prior to any on-track testing.
During a safety-car …