Promec – BMW Engine
Gabriele Tosi tells us that SportAuto&Moto
in Italy is reporting that the Promec is undergoing an engine swap
in time for the last FIA SCC race at Nogaro: the Sodemo Peugeot
is being replaced with a five litre BMW, prepared by Italian BMW
Team owner Gianfranco
Trombetti is apparently “very disappointed” with the
performance of the Peugeot V6 (the same engine that powers the Pescarolo
Alex Caffi (photo)
led the Promec charge to second place at Donington Park earlier
this month, but unless the engine change has been delayed until
after this weekend, it looks as though the Italian car won’t
be at Spa for the 1000 Kms.
Development work on the
unique chassis is being planned for the winter months.