The Racetec car, driven by Richard Vaughan from Wilsden, Thorite’s Marketing Manager, is an OMS single seater fitted with a Suzuki GSXR 1000 engine which develops 180 BHP. Richard has extensively developed the chassis and bodywork, converting the car from a single seat racer to a Sports Libre class.
Speaking of his latest success Richard said: “The Thorite-sponsored Racetec car is really showing its true potential. The sprint at Blyton Park enabled me to hold the record for 24 hours before a fraught Sunday, a fractured brake line causing a brake failure at over 120mph followed by a clutch problem, but we managed to carry out repairs in time to make the timed runs which count.”
Richard is already enjoying his best season ever, which began in the redesigned car at Harewood Hillclimb in early June where he set Fastest Time of the Day as well as a Class win, followed by a Class Win and new Class Record at 3 Sisters Circuit Spring on June 29th.