Revised Lister Testing
The third version of the Lister Storm hybrid was in action at Snetterton
yesterday, February 6, Justin Keen and Jens Moller driving, and
Laurence Pearce was very pleased with the outcome - despite the
positive that we have similar levels of downforce to the LMP900
version of this car, and probably with less drag - that's what everyone
It was bitterly
cold and windy, and with insufficient heat in the tyres, ultimate
lap times weren’t the objective.
is being planned - "deep into Europe, in the middle of March"
- before the European season gets underway at the Paul Ricard test
days at the end of next month.
In other Lister news, we know the identities of
two of the drivers – for the Le Mans Series and Le Mans itself
(subject to an entry being granted).
and Andrea Belicchi have committed to the project for the whole
of 2006 – these two having raced the car at Vallelunga in
see from the photographs, the significant change to the car since
then is the repositioning of the radiators, which have been moved
further back - but perhaps Laurence Pearce has finished adjusting
the location of the rads.?
The man is certainly
very positive about LMS propsects for this year - and his small
team at Wallis Wood in Surrey is still working away at engine developments,
so there's more to come from the menacing, black Lister.