iRacing Blancpain GT Series World Championship

Group GT3 is a set of regulations maintained by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) for grand tourer racing cars designed for use in various auto racing series
throughout the world. Since it’s inception in 2005, Group GT3 has expanded to become the de facto category for many national and international grand touring series, although some series modify the ruleset from the FIA standard.

GT3 allows for a wide variety of car types to be homologated with almost no limit on engine sizes and configurations or chassis construction or layout. GT3 cars must be based on production road car models in mass production. Performance of all the Group GT3 cars are regulated, either by the GT Bureau of the FIA or by a series’ specific ruling body, through a Balance of Performance that adjusts limits on horsepower, weight, engine management, and aerodynamics to prevent a single manufacturer from becoming dominant in the class. Over 20 automobile manufacturers have built or been represented with GT3 machines, including such iconic brands as Ferrari, Porsche and Mercedes. (source: wikipedia.com)

Coanda Simsport is currently competing in iRacing’s GT3 Challenge series. Three cars are featured in GT3 Challenge: McLaren MP4-12C GT3, BMW Z4 GT3 and RUF RT 12R GT3. The series visits some of the most legendary race tracks in the world such as Laguna Seca, Spa-Francorchamps and Mount Panorama Circuit. The competition is fierce with some of the fastest drivers in sim racing competing in the series. Coanda Simsport is also looking to participate in the new season of the prestigious Masters of Endurance series which is set to begin in November 2014.

Steering Wheel:
BMW Motorsport Power 600 car electronics management with multifunction steering wheel
Wheels:
BBS rims with central lock
FA 12x18", RA 13x18"
Brakes:
Racing brake system FA 6-piston 378mm, RA 4-piston 355mm
Rear Brake: 355 mm carbon disc, carbon pads with AP Racing radical 6 piston monobloc callipers
Drive Train:
Six-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shift and oil cooling
Three-disc sinter clutch
Tilton triple-plate racing clutch
Lamella limited slip and oil cooling
Height:
1210 mm
Dimensions:
Length: 4387mm
Wheelbase: 2509 mm
Design:
Livery by ANDWERNDESIGN
Tires:
Michelin Pilot
Front: 30/68-18
Rear: 31/71-18
Rear suspension:
Multilink with telescopic damper and coil spring
Front suspension:
Mc Pherson with telescopic damper and coil spring
Engine:
BMW V8, Naturally aspirated
4 valves per cylinder
4,361 cc (266 cu in)

RPM rev limit: 8600 rpm
Max power: 515HP at 8300 rpm
Max torque: 515Nm at 5500 rpm
Height:
1200 mm
Dimensions:
Length: 4500 mm (177.0 in)
Wheelbase: 2760 mm (109.0 in)
Exhaust:
Remus
Drive Train:
Ricardo 6 speed sequential with paddle shift
2-plate carbon-fibre clutch
Adjustable multi-plate limited-slip differential

Wheels:
APP Tech, forged aluminium MESL TPS system compatible
Front: 8.5 x 19 inches
Rear: 11 x 20 inches
Brakes:
AP Racing front-6 piston monoblock calliper
iron ventilated disc
Engine:
McLaren developed by Ricardo, in conjuntion with Ilmor
V8 engine, 90° cylinder angle
Twin-turbocharged
Redline rpm: 7800rpm
3.8 l (3,800 cc; 232 cu in)
Detuned to 493-570 hp
Chassis:
Carbon fibre monocell with aluminium front and rear sub-frames
Lightweight carbon fibre body panels
Steering Wheel:
McLaren's Lewis Hamilton developed MP4-24 steering wheel
Tires:
Michelin Pilot
Front: 235/35 – R19
Rear: 305/30 – R20
Design:
Livery by ANDWERNDESIGN