Ilmor could win FIA standard engine tender 

Written by David on November 26th, 2008 at 7:45 pmLast Update: December 05th, 2008 at 10:42 am

F1 engineAccording to reports, a British independent high-performance autosport engineering company, Ilmor, could win the tender opened by the FIA last month for the appointment of a third party supplier of engines and transmission systems starting from 2010 season. F1′s governing body will announce on Friday the winner of the tender and the main bidders along with Ilmor, are Zytek, Judd, Cosworth and Mechacrome.

According to one of the founders of the British company, Mario Illien, the ideal engine would be an approximately 3 litre V8 with about a 14,000 rev limit. Such engine would have an engine life of 6 races, three more than the FIA’s new rule for 2009 season.

UPDATE: Cosworth wins FIA standard engine tender

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