Proto-Auto Lola B08/70

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Proto-Auto Lola B08/70
Krohn Lola Pontiac.JPG
Category Daytona Prototype DP
Constructor Lola Cars International
Technical specifications
Chassis Carbon fibre monocoque
Suspension (front) Double wishbone, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers
Suspension (rear) Double wishbone, push-rod actuated coil springs over dampers
Axle track (Front) 65.25 in (1,657.3 mm)
(Rear) 64.75 in (1,644.6 mm)
Wheelbase 109.8 in (2,788.9 mm)
Engine Pontiac/Ford 5.0 litre V8 naturally aspirated, mid-engined, longitudinally mounted
Transmission X-Trac 5-speed or 6-speed sequential manual
WeightAppr. 900 kg (2,000 lb)
Fuel Sunoco
Tyres Pirelli
Competition history
Notable entrants Flag of the United States.svg Krohn Racing
Flag of the United States.svg Dyson Racing
Notable drivers Flag of the United States.svg Tracy Krohn,
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Eric van de Poele,
Flag of Sweden.svg Nic Jönsson,
Flag of Brazil.svg Ricardo Zonta,
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Oliver Gavin,
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Darren Turner
Debut2008 GAINSCO Grand Prix of Miami
RacesWins Poles F/Laps
Constructors' Championships0
Drivers' Championships0

The Proto-Auto Lola B08/70 is a Daytona Prototype sports car built in 2008 by Lola Cars and sold by Proto-Auto LLC.

It was débuted by Krohn Racing at the GAINSCO Grand Prix of Miami, the second round of the 2008 Rolex Sports Car Series season, after Krohn Racing has used the previous year's Riley at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Originally powered by a Pontiac 5.0 litre V8 engine, it received a new Ford "Cammer" for 2009, producing 500 hp (370 kW).

The car scored its first win at the 2009 Verizon Wireless 250 at the Thunderbolt Raceway, with Niclas Jönsson and Ricardo Zonta at the wheel. [1]

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