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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Peugeot Evo 1 Bis. Starting with a clean sheet, Ducarouge could incorporate these principles in the new JS It was mated to a Hewland gearbox that was available with five or six gears. Palm Beach International, a Concours d’Elegance. Trained as an aeronautical engineer, he had originally started out on rocket design at Matra.

Head to their website here for more info and read ligidr for the official word from Fiskens. The carefully designed rolling chassis was clothed in an elegant body that featured the largest ‘venturis’ of the field. Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. LMP Cars – present. Le Mans Series Catalunya km. Concours d’Elegance Paleis ‘t Loo. Porsche Boxster T.


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Not surprisingly, as the country’s most prominent racing team, Ligier benefited from substantial backing and is11 also secured exclusive use of the fabulous Matra V12 engines. Porto Historic Grand Prix. Lincoln Continental 80th Anniversary Coach Door. Retrieved from ” https: Mondial de lgiier Paris.

The team took on Didier Pironi in place of Depailler. In Italy, the logo was changed furthermore to “Ligier”. This was due to the immense pressure exerted on the suspension arms and the wheels by the ground effect, causing them to fail under hard braking.

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Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Pages using deprecated image syntax Commons category link from Wikidata. The suspension was also specifically designed to keep as many parts as possible out of the airflow going to the side-pods.

F1 – The Ligiers stayed in contention throughout the season, with Patrick Depailler winning a further race in Spain. Cars by brand Cars by country Prototypes Last updated.

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Wouter Melissen Last updated: Ligier did not follow its engine supplier’s example and instead returned even stronger in To make matters even worse, Matra announced its withdrawal from the sport at the end of the year.


Porsche returned to the track, the Maharajahs’ Vauxhall and Bentley To escape possible royalties and most likely dodge regulations in various countries regarding tobacco lgiier on toys, the “Gitanes” logo on Laffite’s JS11 was changed to “Citanes”.

The JS11 was the first Ligier to be fitted with this new engine, and helped the team to secure 3rd overall in the season. Forums index Automotive forums General forums New posts. The JS11 was used as a primary test car for Michelin to experiment ligirr their tyres. Can-Am – This was also the first F1 win for the Matra V12 that had first been introduced in Add your comments on the Ligier JS11 Cosworth.

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Ligier replaced their Matra powerplants with Ford Cosworth DFV units, which were better suited to ground effect cars due to the narrow nature of the engine.