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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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Again the car was fast and competitive, but the Brabham BT49 and the Williams FW07 proved to ns11 the cars to beat, with Alan Jones taking the world championship.

Head to their website here for more info and read on for the official word from Fiskens. Trained as an aeronautical engineer, he had originally started out on rocket design at Matra.

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Wouter Melissen Last updated: Ligier’s chief designer was Gerard Ducarouge of Matra fame. Ferrari Liguer with great examples that starred this year Can-Am – This effectively cost Ligier the chance to fight with Williams and Brabham for both titles.


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 for a deflating tyre, charged back up the field to fifth and then suffered another deflating tyre that forced his retierment.

Le Mans Series Monza km. In its opening season, Ligier operated as a one-car team with Jacques Laffite as the lead driver.

Ligier Js11 15 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

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Events Multimedia Litier Miscellaneous Website discussion. McLaren at the Louwman Museum. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ligier JS From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ferrari GTS Maranello. The team finished second in the constructors’ championship in ahead of Brabhamand the JS11 evolved into the JS17 for Eagle Mark 1 Weslake. 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.

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. June Learn how and when to remove this template message. However this turned out to be a blessing in disguise: Le Mans Series Catalunya km. Le Mans Series Castellet 8 Hours. Hewland FGA6-speed manual.


Forthe JS11 was updated with improved aerodynamics and better ground effects. Retrieved from ” https: The JS11 was used as a primary test car for Michelin to experiment with their tyres.

After a most promising second season, Ligier struggled in with sponsorship troubles providing a lot of distractions. Our best stories, direct to your inbox! Le Mans Series Istanbul km. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The Ligiers stayed in contention throughout the season, with Patrick Depailler winning a further race in Spain. He created an exceptional stiff yet lightweight chassis.

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Driven by Jacques Laffitethe car won the first two races of the season and scored consistently. Goodwood Festival of Speed. Starting with a clean sheet, Ducarouge could incorporate these principles in the new JS October 22, Download: Porsche Cayman T. Le Mans Series Valencia km.