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Renault RS09


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Cars : Williams FW19 , Benetton B197

Season: 1997

Total Displacement: 3.000 cc

Configuration : V10

Cylinder angle : 71 degree , widened from 67 to 71 degree

Timing Gear: 40 valves , pneumatically controlled

Evolution : RS09A , RS09B

Weight: 121 kg depending on equipment, 11 kgs lighter than the R208

Max Power output :

RS09   around 740 bhp

RS09A  755 bhp at 14.600 rpm

RS09B 775 bhp , <17.000 rpm

Materials : Cylinder heads in aluminium, cylinder block, oil sump and timing cover in thin aluminium

Dimensions : 623 mm length / 542 mm width / 395 mm height . It was 27mm lower than its predecessor the RS08 with the centre of gravity dropping 14mm and generally much smaller

Fuel : Elf for Williams , Agip for Benetton

Lubricant: Castrol fpr Williams , Agip for Benetton

Characteristics : reliable and powerful

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