Formula Renault - 2013
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
Leading motor racing team Hillspeed has some fantastic race packages available in no fewer than three top categories ahead of the upcoming ‘winter’ season – the BRDC Formula 4 Championship, Protyre Formula Renault Championship and Ginetta Junior Championship. Having steered Seb Morris to the Vice-Champion’s position in the inaugural F4 season this year and taking Struan Moore to his...
Early race contact during the final round of the Protyre Formula Renault season at Silverstone over the weekend, 28th/29th September, cost Jake Cook a chance at ending the year inside the series top three – although the Hillspeed racer did manage to add to his podium tally in the preceding race. Having finished an excellent second in round 15, and confirming his superb pace with the fastest...
Jake Cook retained his top three placing in the Protyre Formula Renault Championship standings during the penultimate event of the 2013 season at Rockingham over the weekend, 10th/11th August, with a best result of fourth place in round 12. Although having to settle for the eighth fastest time in qualifying, the Rotherham driver produced a fantastic performance to get to within only two...
Protyre Formula Renault Championship team Hillspeed celebrated a double podium finish during the third race meeting of the 2013 season at Thruxton in Hampshire on Sunday, 2nd June, with Jake Cook taking top three finishes in rounds seven and eight to maintain second place in the standings. Although forced to retire from round six on Saturday, 1st June, with damage following a clash at...
Hillspeed’s Jake Cook and Matt Rao secured their maiden Protyre Formula Renault podium finishes at Snetterton 200 Circuit over the weekend, 11th/12th May, elevating the team-mates into second and seventh in the driver standings respectively. By claiming a hat-trick of podiums in the three races at the Norfolk track, all the more impressive coming from lower than anticipated grid positions,...
Protyre Formula Renault newcomer Jake Cook and Hillspeed team-mate Matt Rao each delivered consistently strong performances during the opening event of the 2013 season at Donington Park on Sunday, 14th April, to end the weekend seventh and eighth in the championship respectively. Cook, embarking on his first race meeting in a ‘slicks and wings’ single-seater, posted a best result of fourth...
Established single-seater star Jake Cook will make the transition to the Protyre Formula Renault Championship this year after today, Thursday, 21st February, confirming a deal with front-running team Hillspeed. Arriving in the hugely competitive series after three successful seasons in the Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain, where the 19-year-old was Vice-Champion last...