Cougar C26S Porsche

After French racer Yves Braveness gained his class at Le Mans in 1981, he established Braveness Competitors to construct and race his personal automobiles within the French endurance racing traditional. In doing so, he adopted within the profitable footsteps of his good friend Jean Rondeau. All through the 1980s, Braveness Competitors's Cougars step by step developed, first utilizing Cosworth V8s and later a wide range of Porsche engines.

For the 1991 season, Braveness Competitors debuted the newest evolution. Dubbed the Cougar C26S, it was nonetheless a growth of the unique design. One of many 4 examples entered at Le Mans that yr really used the chassis of the second ever Cougar, initially constructed again in 1983. Along with this automobile, one was an evolution of the 1990 C24, whereas the opposite two had been model new chassis constructed particularly as C26S Cougars.

A completely typical design, the C26S featured an aluminium monocoque with honeycomb and Kevlar reinforcements. Suspension was by means of double wishbones on the entrance, whil ...