What separates a race car from a street car?


What differentiates a hopped-up street car from a full-time GT racer can involve a bit more than just super-sticky tires and fancy aero work.

As Nate Vincent from FCP Euro explains, it also involves a lot of purpose-built and specialized equipment–and less power on tap than you might realize.

[Investing in your safety setup? Take inspiration from FCP Euro’s IMSA effort]

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
7/12/22 2:40 p.m.

People often seem surprised to hear the GT3/GT4 cars making less power than the street cars. But then they hear that the race cars get a ton of hours out of an engine. 

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