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Canadian, 16, MASSIVE fan of pretty much every Swedish car except for Volvos new design, favourite car is an Exige Sport 350. I’ll finally be able to drive in a couple of months :D
7th April 2016
World Constructors Championship Predictions:
World Drivers Championship Predictions:
1 A1: Every team will score at least 1 point this year
There will definitely be at least one track where Williams will get lucky, such as Azerbaijan last year. This will likely be one of the more speed oriented tracks, such as Italy. We also don’t know if drivers may be switched mid-season.
1 B1: At least 15 drivers will take engine grid penalties.
3 is obviously not enough, teams were already struggling last year with 4.
1 D3: Exactly 3 teams will get a race win.
I don’t think that any team other than the top 3 teams will have the car to really challenge for the lead, unless some crash or engine failures cause all 6 cars of the top 3 teams to retire.
3 B2: Red Bull switch to Honda power for 2019.
They will most likely follow the steps of Toro Rosso, seeing the performances of Honda and the reliability, especially with their relationship with Renault at the moment.
3 C3: All cars suffer engine grid drop penalties at some point.
Basically an extension of 1 B1.
100 A1: Mercedes win 3 or fewer races.
With challenges from Ferrari and Red Bull, Mercedes hasn’t won a single race yet. I doubt they would have more than 3, with the aggressive strategies that the other 2 teams use.
100 A4: There is a race with zero on-track overtakes after the first lap.
We’ve seen this last year, is it possible that it will happen at Monaco?
500 A3: A major scandal causes a team to be excluded from the WCC.
Haas should be the main focus point here, as many other teams are saying that its pretty much an SF70H with 2018 restrictions. However, what If the Ferrari International Assistance was only waiting for Ferrari to win the constructors championship so they could be excluded for team order related things, breaking pretty much every Ferrari fan’s heart?
500 C3: A driver wins with a one-stop strategy using hyper soft and ultra soft tyres.
We’ve seen Vettel maintain the lead on soft tyres for 40 laps at Bahrain, surely we can see if a driver will try to last that many with 2 of the softest compounds at Monaco.
500 B4: Honda power 3 or more teams in 2018.
Toro Rosso will surely continue, with Red Bull likely following suit. Mclaren, could possibly return to Honda, but other teams that aren’t works teams may consider switching.
After watching many Failrace videos, I have decided to make a sports car that will try to kill the driver (Not saying that it’ll be fast, just because it would be entertaining for myself)
The engine will be an 8.3 liter 2003-2007 Viper engine (As if the Viper itself wasn’t scary enough)
Base: Naturally-aspirated, 510 hp @ 5600 RPM, 535 lb-ft @ 4200 RPM engine, base model.
Sport: weight reduced from base model, upgraded brakes & suspension, Sport Bucket Seats, Roll Cage.
Roadster: Removable roof.
Roadster Sport: You get the idea.
The engine was chosen to provide maximum power and torque without going too much over 500 hp, and not getting it for too much money either (You can grab one for less than $10k USD). A 6 speed manual is the only option, and there are no driver aids (ABS, TCS). The car is rear-engined.
Because the buyer won’t expect any sort of comfort at all, the chassis will be an aluminium space frame chassis, with fiberglass body panels (inspiration by TVR). The default suspension will have Double wishbones in the front, and cue earrape LIVE AXLE in the rear for RWD models. A FWD will have Torsion beams in the rear. Lightened, lower springs and stiffened anti roll bars will come in the sport package. A limited-slip differential comes as standard. Brakes are standard disc brakes, with carbon ceramic brakes part of the sport package. The car will have 255 mm tires all around.
The car will be rear-engined and look similar to an elongated Lotus Evora 2 seater, in courtesy of the Hennessey Venom GT. Trunk space should be the same as a normal Evora. Based on the Hennessey Venom GT, which has a lot of carbon fiber, weight for the base model would be around 1600 kg with the Sport Package shaving off a little over 100 kg of that. Standard, there will be a small wing, similar to that of the Evora S, with a slightly bigger wing like that of the Sport 400 available. The aim is for as little downforce without compromising the look of the vehicle.
The default interior is a standard cloth interior, the same way as how lotus left it. There is no infotainment system. Sport Bucket seats are available with the Sport package, as well as stripping some of the interior, including A/C, Spare Tire, and the interior trim.
Extra options: - RWD (If all of the torque steer and insane FWD isn’t for you)
Multiple colours, exterior and interior.
Different wheel options, 18 or 19”.
Sport exhaust (for better sounds)
First Aid Kit
Warranty (Up to 5 years on anything in the car)
Lightweight composite window
Estimated performance figures
0-60mph: 4.2 seconds (If you’re lucky with wheelspin) Top speed: 200 MPH (all trims) Nurburgring lap: DNF (jk, about 7:30 fully loaded if the driver isn’t dead by then)
The base model would start at around $80 000, putting it against cars like the Corvette, Porsche 911 and older TVRs, but this is trying to kill you so a mustang rival it is. The sport model would cost closer to $92 500, fully specced out would be slightly under $100k.