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Sauber-Petronas C22 Technical Data

Sauber C22

By Jamie Makin
December 3 2003

The C22 is an entirely new design for 2003. The engine, although badged as "Petronas" is actually the 2002 Ferrari engine that powered Michael Schumacher to his fifth World Championship. Technical Data - Chassis:

Official designation SAUBER PETRONAS C22
Chassis Carbon fibre monocoque
Suspension Upper and lower wishbones (front and rear), inboard springs and dampers actuated by pushrods (Sachs Race Engineering)
Brakes Six piston calipers (front and rear), carbon pads and discs (Brembo)
Transmission Longitudinally mounted, seven-speed transmission (Sauber), carbon clutch (Sachs Race Engineering)
Chassis Electronics Magneti Marelli
Tyres Bridgestone - 265/55R13 front, 325/45R13 rear
Wheels OZ - 12J-13 front, 13.7J-13 rear
Length 4470 mm
Width 1800 mm
Height 1000 mm
Front track 1470 mm
Rear track 1410 mm
Wheel base 3100 mm
Weight 600 kg (driveable car including driver, tank empty)

Technical Data - Engine:
Official designation PETRONAS 03A
Number of cylinders V10
Cubic capacity 2997 cc
Cylinder block Aluminium
Number of main bearings 6
Number of camshafts 4 OHC
Camshaft drive interlocked
Number of valves 40
Valve mechanism pneumatic
Ignition system Magneti Marelli
Injection system Magneti Marelli

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