The Car

The 2020 Formula 3 Car

Design Criteria

  • Aerodynamics optimized to facilitate overtaking. Very low ride height sensitivity and wide range of suspension set up possibilities.
  • Cost effective
  • Compliant to FIA F3 2019 safety rules
  • Static tests
  • Crash tests
  • Anti intrusion panels
  • Steel Halo
  • Wheel tether cables

Technology

  • Compromise between performance and cost effectiveness wherever possible
  • Extensive use of composite materials
  • Sequential gearbox
  • Electro-hydraulic gear shift system
  • All in one ECU- GCU – Data logger equipment
  • High speed data acquisition system but no telemetry

DRS

  • F1 type Virtual Safety Car & Marshalling system.

Chassis and Bodywork

  • Chassis designed by Dallara Automobili
  • Carbon Monocoque complying to FIA F3 2019 Safety standards
  • Front and rear wing made out of carbon composite material

Engine

  • Bespoke Mecachrome 6 cylinder 3.4 litres naturally aspirated 380 HP @ 8000 rpm
  • Fly by wire throttle system

Gearbox

  • Bespoke six-gear longitudinal gearbox designed by Hewland
  • Magneti Marelli electro-hydraulic command via paddle shift from steering wheel

Tyres

  • Pirelli tyres
  • Three specific compounds developed for F3 to provide the most suitable compound for every circuit

Performance

  • A top speed of 300 km/h
  • Lateral acceleration up to +/- 2.6 G
  • Maximum braking deceleration -1.9 G
  • Acceleration 0 – 100 km/h: 3.1 seconds
  • Acceleration 0 – 200km/h: 7.8 seconds

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