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what is the difference between cart and irl? from what i've gleaned, cart and irl use 1 engine for all cars right?:dunno:
 

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Ignoring series differences, cars, etc

Engines specifically:

Both Cart and IRL have a set list of engines that teams may use. IRL usually only has two or so engines available while CART usually three or more.

CART engines are turbocharged!


Again, as with engines only certain chasis' are available.


That's about all I know!
 

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Both those articles are pretty good. However neither is new enough to mention that last weekend CART announced that instead of the previously rumored switch to a IRL-like 3.5l NA engine formula, and the ramblings of Honda's return to the series and talks of Judd/MG entering CART (without a US-marketed nameplate no less), are untrue, at least for 2 more seasons.

CART will more or less keep the existing 2.62l turbo spec, but will use a 'spec' engine; i.e. be sourced from 1 manufacturer, namely Ford/Cosworth designed to last longer and therefore be cheaper to operate.
 
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