BoP adjustments for Suzuka 1000km detailed

The list of Balance of Performance (BoP) changes for the 45th International Suzuka 1000km on August 27-28 has been published by the GT-Association (GTA).

The changes see weight adjustments for seven different FIA GT3 specification vehicles competing in the GT300 category. Including an additional 20 kilograms of weight added back on to the Mercedes-AMG GT3, and 10 added kg for the Audi R8 LMS, Ferrari 488 GT3, and Porsche 911 GT3-R.

In addition, the Nissan GT-R GT3 gains up to 20 millibars of boost pressure throughout its power band, while the BMW M6 and Ferrari 488 lose 20 millibars lower in their power bands. The full list of changes is detailed below, hopefully as easily understood as possible:

Audi R8 LMS

  • Weight increased by 10 kilograms to 1250 kilograms (from 1240 kg).

BMW M6 GT3

  • Weight increased by 5 kilograms to 1325 kilograms (from 1320 kg).
  • Turbo boost pressure decreased at 4750-5000 RPM range:
  • Down from 1.85@0.92 barA to 1.83@0.92 barA at 4750 RPM
  • Down from 1.90@0.92 barA to 1.88@0.92 barA at 5000 RPM

Lamborghini Huracan GT3

  • Weight increased by 5 kilograms to 1290 kilograms (from 1285 kg).

Ferrari 488 GT3

  • Weight increased by 10 kilograms to 1275 kilograms (from 1265 kg).
  • Turbo boost pressure decreased from 1.65@0.92 barA to 1.63@0.92 barA at 6000 RPM (Maximum pressure)

Mercedes-AMG GT3

  • Weight increased by 20 kilograms to 1310 kilograms (from 1290 kg).

Porsche 911 GT3-R

  • Weight increased by 10 kilograms to 1240 kilograms (from 1230 kg)

Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3

  • Turbo boost pressure increased throughout powerband:
  • 2.02@0.92 barA at 4000 RPM (from 2.01@0.92 barA, Maximum pressure)
  • 1.99@0.92 barA at 4500 RPM (from 1.98@0.92 barA)
  • 1.96@0.92 barA at 5000 RPM (from 1.95@0.92 barA)
  • 1.94@0.92 barA at 5500 RPM (from 1.92@0.92 barA)
  • 1.92@0.92 barA at 6000 RPM (from 1.90@0.92 barA)
  • 1.89@0.92 barA at 6500 RPM (from 1.88@0.92 barA)
  • 1.87@0.92 barA at ≥7000 RPM (from 1.85@0.92 barA)

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3

  • Weight increased by 5 kilograms to 1325 kilograms (from 1320 kg)
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