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Classes of NES

This season the NEO Endurance Series has three different classes: Prototype 1 (P1), Prototype 2 (P2) and Grand Touring (GT). The three classes race together on tack, each with their own battle for the lead.

The Prototype 1 cars are the fastest and most technologically advanced cars on the grid. These closed cockpit cars are hybrid powered. When accelerating these cars can produce about 1000 bhp. Teams can choose between two cars in the Prototype 1 class: Audi R18 e-tron quattro and Porsche 919 Hybrid.

Prototype 1 cars have red number panels and leader lights.

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Porsche 919 Hybrid

Technical specifications P1 cars

Audi R18 e-tron quattro
Width: 2000 mm
Height:
1030 mm
Dry weight:
875 kg
Engine: V6 TDI, diesel
Fuel capacity: 50 liters

Porsche 919 Hybrid
Width: 1900 mm
Height:
1050 mm
Dry weight:
875 kg
Engine: V4 turbocharged, petrol
Fuel capacity: 62.5 liters


The cars in the Prototype 2 class are open cockpit cars with a spec engine supplier. These cars are specifically made for the race track, but less technology advanced compared to the Prototype 1 cars. With less horsepower and downforce, this class is more driver dependant. There is only one car available in the Prototype 2 class: HPD ARX-01c.

Prototype 2 cars have blue number panels and leader lights.

HPD ARX-01c

Technical specifications P2 car

HPD ARX-01c
Width: 2000 mm
Height:
1020 mm
Weight:
825 kg
Engine: 3.4L V8 naturally aspirated by HPD
Power: 480 bhp
Fuel capacity: 60 kg


Cars in the Grand Touring (GT) class are based on production models and engineered to the maximum performance possible. If you have the money, you could buy these exotic cars at the local dealer. The cars in this class are using the current GTE spec. This class has the most variety in terms of brands. There are three cars teams can choose from: Ferrari 488, Ford GT, and Porsche 911 RSR.

GT cars have green number panels and leader lights.

Ferrari 488 GTE

Ford GT

Porsche 911 RSR

Technical specifications GT cars

Ferrari 488 GTE
Wheelbase: 2700 mm
Height: 1160 mm
Width: 2045 mm
Weight: 1260 kg
Engine: V8, 4 L, twin turbo
Power: 530 bhp
Fuel capacity: 90 liters

Ford GT
Wheelbase: 2710 mm
Height: 1030 mm
Width: 2045 mm
Weight: 1245 kg
Engine: Ecoboost V6, 3.6 L,  DOHC w/ 4 valves per cylinder
Power: 530 bhp
Fuel capacity: 98 liters

Porsche 911 RSR
Wheelbase: 2516 mm
Height: 1214 mm
Width: 2048 mm
Weight: 1243 kg
Engine: 6 cylinder boxer, naturally aspirated
Power: 510 bhp
Fuel capacity: 90 liters