IMSAís Competition Committee released the seasonís first technical bulletin outlining the Balance of Performance for the three classes ahead of the official Roar Before the 24 testing session scheduled for January 3-5th. The test is mandatory for all teams competing at the 2020 Rolex 24 at Daytona later in the month.
Scheduled for Daytona are seven entries in GTLM representing four manufacturers: BMW, Chevrolet, Ferrari, and Porsche. The Corvette C8.R and Porscheís 911 RSR are new homologations for 2020 and both had their initial BoP set while Ferrari saw an increase in performance over last yearís settings. BMWís BoP was unchanged from 2019ís Rolex 24.
The initial Balance of Performance table for the Corvette C8.R includes:
Minimum weight: 1260 kg
Air Restrictor: 44.0mm
Redline: 7400 rpm
Minimum Rear Wing Angle: 2.25 deg
Gurney Minimum Height: 15.0mm
Fuel Type: E20
Minimum Lambda Number: 0.88
Maximum Fuel Capacity: 89 liters
Minimum Full Refueling Time: 34.0 seconds