Formula Renault - October 2012
Formula Renault 2.0 ‘BARC’ Specification
Carbon Fibre cell designed and developed by Tatuus and Renaultsport originally introduced in 2000 and updated with new bodywork in 2007. It features a FIA-approved roll hoop and lateral driver's head protection.
XAP Multi-Changeable Dashboard Display
Roll Hoop and Lateral Driver's Head Protective Padding
Deformable, double-jointed steering column
Removable steering wheel
Six-point, 3-inch driver's shoulder and lap harnesses
FT3 fuel cell
Manually-operated 5kg fire extinguisher
Note: chassis and engine are of an FIA-approved 'impact break-away' design
Sealed by Oreca, 16-valve, 4-cylinder type F4R with Orbisoud race exhaust system and catalytic converter, built and developed by Renaultsport. Utilises 35mm restrictor to cap top speed.
Max Output 192bhp at 6,500rpm
Max Torque 22mkg @ 5,500rpm
Lubrication Dry Sump
Spark Plugs NGK PFR6E10
ECU Sealed Magneti Marelli MF4L ignition system
Sadev 6-speed, sequential gearbox, mechanical control with three specified sets of ratios using a Limited Slip Differential and Twin-Plate, Hydraulic Clutch.
Petronas, supplied by The Lubricant Consultancy
0-100mph in 4.85 seconds
200kmh-0 in 4.60 seconds
Front Pushrod, controlled single damper with adjustable bump and rebound
Rear Pushrod, controlled twin dampers with adjustable bump and rebound
Four-pot calipers, with ventilated discs and Ferodo (type DS4003) pads. Cockpit-adjustable bias front-to-rear.
OZ, aluminium, central fixing
Front 8 inches x 13 inches
Rear 10 inches x 13 inches
Front 16/53 x 13
Rear 23/57 x 13
Wheel Base 2,645mm
Front Track 1,434mm
Rear Track 1,318mm
495kg without driver/570kg with driver
As the Ginetta Junior Championship reached its conclusion, the 2012 Protyre Formula Renault BARC Winter Series with Michelin got underway at Brands Hatch over the weekend with Hillspeed fielding two cars one for ex-Ginetta Junior racer George Gamble and a second for Matt Rao. Gamble, making his first competitive outing in six long months and also his maiden race outing in...
George Gamble, 2011 Ginetta Junior Winter Series Champion, will make a welcome return to the track at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit this weekend, 20th/21st October, after signing a deal with Hillspeed to contest the four-round Protyre Formula Renault BARC Winter Series with Michelin. The Nottingham 16-year-old will make his single-seater debut with the Hathersage team after a six...