The Race Cars

Vauxhall Astra Touring Car (BTCC)

Engine

  • TOCA spec 2 litre, 4 cylinder Turbo charged engines built to NGTC (Next Generation Touring Car) specifications by Swindon Race Engines.
  • Power: 380bhp (approx)
  • Max Rpm: 7,000
  • Fly by wire throttle
  • Direct Fuel Injection
  • Bespoke intercooler & cooling system, manufactured by PMR using PWR NGTC specification cores
  • Custom-built race exhaust system by Milltek Special Projects in conjuction with Zircotec
  • Max Decibels – 118db
  • Induction Technology Group (ITG) competition air filters
  • High performance Extreme14 cooling hoses

Transmission

  • X-Trac 6-speed sequential gearbox
  • Carbon twin plate AP Racing clutch
  • Billet shifter with reverse lever

Bodywork/Shell

  • Astra shell designed, prototyped and built in house by PMR from standard Astra shell. Rollcage and all safety features take around 600 hours to fabricate and fit
  • Bespoke ABS bodykit designed around NTGC specified regulations to provide maximum downforce with minimum drag
  • Front and rear NGTC-spec RML control subframes
  • Carbon/Kevlar composite crash box for driver protection
  • 6-point mounted carbon fibre MotorDrive homologated seat & 6-point HANS harness system
  • Full fire suppression system by LifeLine

Wheels, Tyres & Brakes

  • Team Dynamics 18x10" forged centrelock NGTC-spec wheels
  • Dunlop SportMaxx 18" tyres: soft, medium, hard, wet compounds
  • AP Racing brakes – 362mm x 35mm floating front discs, 304mm x 10mm floating rear, with forged 6-pot front calipers & forged 2-pot rear

Suspension

  • RML NGTC-spec double wishbones front and rear
  • 4 way adjustable Penske dampers with Eibach custom springs

Electronics

  • Cosworth Engine ECU and data logging system
  • Cosworth dashboard

Volkswagen Polo 6R (Volkswagen Racing Cup)

Engine

  • Standard 2.0 TFSI - Removed from Mk5 Golf GTI
  • Power: 260bhp (approx) - restricted under championship regulations
  • Max Rpm: 7,800
  • Fly by wire throttle
  • Direct Fuel Injection
  • Mk5 Golf GTI intercooler and radiator
  • Custom-built race exhaust system by Milltek Special Projects
  • Max Decibels – 118db
  • Induction Technology Group (ITG) competition air filters
  • High performance Extreme14 cooling hoses

Transmission

  • Mk5 Golf GTI 6-speed gearbox
  • Carbon twin plate AP Racing clutch
  • Mk5 Golf GTI gear shifter on custom built tower

Bodywork/Shell

  • Polo shell heavily modified by PMR
  • Front suspension pickup points moved to accomodate wider track
  • Bespoke inner arches fabricated to accomodate modifed suspesion points
  • Bespoke 12-point roll cage designed, fabricated and fitted by PMR
  • Conversion to left-hand-drive
  • Removal of original seat hardware, replaced with bespoke seat rails
  • Bespoke transmission shifter mount fabricated
  • Polo WRC wide bodykit, including front bumper, wings, rear quarters and rear bumper
  • PMR rear wing and supports

Wheels, Tyres & Brakes

  • Team Dynamics 18x9" forged alloy wheels
  • Hankook tyres
  • AP Racing brakes – 362mm floating front discs with AP Racing 6-pot calipers, uprated Mk5 GTI rear brakes

Suspension

  • 3-way adjustable AST dampers with remote reservoirs
  • SuperPro polybushes throughout
  • SuperPro antirollbars front & rear

Electronics

  • AIM dashboard with data logging system

Volkswagen Golf Mk7 'R' (Volkswagen Racing Cup)

Engine

  • Standard 2.0 TFSI - Removed from Mk5 Golf GTI
  • Power: 280bhp (approx) - restricted under championship regulations
  • Max Rpm: 7,800
  • Fly by wire throttle
  • Direct Fuel Injection
  • Mk6 Golf GTI intercooler and radiator
  • Custom-built race exhaust system by Milltek Special Projects
  • Max Decibels – 118db
  • Induction Technology Group (ITG) competition air filters
  • High performance Extreme14 cooling hoses

Transmission

  • Mk6 Golf GTI 6-speed gearbox
  • Carbon twin plate AP Racing clutch
  • Mk6 Golf GTI gear shifter on custom built tower

Bodywork/Shell

  • Golf shell modified to include 12-point roll cage
  • Extensive work carried out by PMR to mount Tilton pedal box
  • PMR-built steel widened front wings to accomodate wider track
  • 'R400' front bumper with increased air flow
  • PMR rear wing
  • Removal of original seat hardware, replaced with bespoke seat rails
  • Bespoke transmission shifter mount fabricated

Wheels, Tyres & Brakes

  • Team Dynamics 18x9" forged alloy wheels
  • Hankook tyres
  • AP Racing brakes – 362mm floating front discs with AP Racing 6-pot calipers, uprated Mk6 GTI rear brakes

Suspension

  • 3-way adjustable Ohlins dampers with remote reservoirs
  • SuperPro polybushes throughout
  • SuperPro antirollbars front & rear

Electronics

  • AIM dashboard with data logging system