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Old 18-03-2008, 10:47
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#046 - C8 Spyder GT2R Spyker Squadron

XL9CD31G55Z363046


Race history:


Sebring 12 hours 16-17-18-19 March 2005

startnumber: #48
drivers: Tom Coronel, Donny Crevels and Marc Goossens
qualifying result: 15th (out of 18) in class 2:11.840
race result: D.N.F. (121 laps 2:08.588)


Le Mans testday 05 June 2005

startnumber: #85
drivers: Tom Coronel, Donny Crevels and Peter van Merksteijn
result: 8th (out of 14) in class 4:13.263


Le Mans 24 hours 15-16-17-18-19 June 2005

startnumber: #85
drivers: Tom Coronel, Donny Crevels and Peter van Merksteijn
qualifying result: 14th (out of 14) in class 4:32.043
race result: D.N.F. (76 laps 4:16.381)


Le Mans Series Race 4 Nürburgring 1000 kms. 2-3-4 September 2005

startnumber: #85
drivers: Jeroen Bleekemolen and Donny Crevels
qualifying result: 6th (out of 15) in class 2:02.709
race result: 2nd (169 laps 2:03.333)


FIA-GT race 9 Zhuhai 3 hours 21-22-23 October 2005

startnumber: #90
drivers: Duncan Huisman and Menno Kuus
qualifying result: 6th (out of 10) in class 1:39.026
race result: 5th (102 laps 1:40.451)


FIA-GT race 10 Dubai 3 hours 16-17-18 November 2005

startnumber: #90
drivers: Jeroen Bleekemolen and Donny Crevels
qualifying result: 4th (out of 10) in class 2:04.061
race result: 2nd (84 laps 2:05.297)


FIA-GT race 11 Bahrein 3 hours 23-24-25 November 2005

startnumber: #90
drivers: Jeroen Bleekemolen and Donny Crevels
qualifying result: 3th (out of 10) in class 2:02.922
race result: D.N.F. (3 laps 2:06.005)


Photographs: 1 - Sebring 12 hours 2 - Le Mans testday 3 - Le Mans 24 hours 4 - Nürburgring 5 - Zhuhai
6 - Dubai

Copyright photographs 1-2-3-4 dailysportscar, 5 dppi, 6 unknown
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Old 18-03-2008, 10:49
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#046 - C8 Spyder GT2R Spyker Squadron

XL9CD31G55Z363046


Race history:


Sebring 12 hours 15-16-17-18 March 2006

startnumber: #85
drivers: Peter Kox and Donny Crevels
qualifying result: 12th (out of 16) in class 2:06.114
race result: 11th (248 laps 2:08.174)


Le Mans Series Race 1 Istanbul 1000 kms. 7-8-9 April 2006

startnumber: #86
drivers: Jonny Kane and Donny Crevels
qualifying result: 11th (out of 15) in class 1:58.735
race result: 7th (117 laps 1:58.312)


Le Mans Series Race 2 Spa Francorchamps 1000 kms. 12-13-14 may 2006

startnumber: #86
drivers: Jonny Kane and Donny Crevels
qualifying result: 10th (out of 19) in class 2:38.447
race result: D.N.F. (26 laps 2:29.119)


Photographs: 1 - Sebring 12 hours, 2 - Istanbul, 3 - Spa

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Old 18-03-2008, 11:04
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#046 - C8 Spyder GT2R Spyker Squadron

EDIT: At first I thought #046 was also the chassis used at the Le Mans Series 2006 races: Nürburgring, Donington and Jarama as well as the FIA GT Dubai 2006 race. With some help from forum member Spijker I am now convinced that #098 was used for these races.
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Old 18-03-2008, 14:58
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And if I'm correct this is a video of #046 during a test in 2006 at the circuit of Jerez.

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Old 18-03-2008, 15:26
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And the press pictures of #046. Maybe somebody has pictures of the Geneve Car Show 2005 where #046 was unveiled.
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Old 19-03-2008, 10:01
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And if I'm correct this is a video of #046 during a test in 2006 at the circuit of Jerez.
That's correct .

#046 was often used for testing:

Spyker Squadron announces extensive test programme
By Marcel ten Caat © Planetlemans December 17, 2006

Almost a month after the last race, the 2006 FIA GT finale in Dubai, Spyker Squadron announced an extensive winter test programme today. The Dutch manufacturer of highly exclusive hand-built super cars has scheduled a series of monthly tests to further improve the successful Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R. The programme will last until the 2007 race season starts in March where Spyker Squadron will compete in the ALMS season opener; the famous 12-hours of Sebring.
The first test is scheduled for this week at Jerez, Spain, followed by a three-day test mid-January at Sebring, USA, organised by the ALMS and a test mid-February at Valencia in Spain. All scheduled test sessions will take three consecutive days and will give Spyker Squadron the opportunity to extensively test aerodynamics, mechanical grip and handling, various engine configurations and brakes. Michelin will support all Spyker test sessions and the team will radically test several Michelin compounds.
All tests will be performed with a Spyker C8 Spyder GT2R test car with chassis #046. Spyker Squadron currently rebuilds their 2006 cars to sell them to customer teams and is building two new cars for the upcoming 2007 season.
Factory driver Jeroen Bleekemolen will test the C8 Spyder next week at Jerez (18-20 December) but he will be joined a day later, on Tuesday and Wednesday, by four other Dutch drivers; Sandor van Es, Jaap van Lagen, Ricardo van der Ende and Dennis Retera. Peter van Erp: "All four drivers have caught our attention due to their performance in different series and we would like to see how they perform in our C8 Spyder. Spyker Squadron plans to maintain its current factory driver-pool but after the test we will see how the new drivers perform in the C8 Spyder and we might use their services next season in one of our factory or customer cars for specific race- or test events.

Note: The mid-January test at Sebring, which is mentioned in the article, was not attended by Spyker Squadron.

Photographs: 1 - Jerez test: #046 with Jaap van Lagen, 2 - Jerez test: #046 with Ricardo van der Ende, 3 and 4 - Valencia test with Peter Kox

Copyright photographs: 1 and 2 - unknown, 3 and 4 - RaceXpress
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Old 19-03-2008, 10:46
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Does anybody know why the frontlightglass of the Spyker GT2R cars are yellow?
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Old 19-03-2008, 11:13
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Contenders in the GT1 and GT2 classes must have yellow headlights, in stead of contenders from the quicker prototypeclasses P1 and P2. This way the slower cars can tell (if they use their mirrors!) if a faster car is approaching them, and can get off the racing line to let the faster car pass savely.
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