TBR14

The 2014 car from Team Bath Racing is the culmination of over 16 months of hard work, with huge amounts of knowledge transfer from previous years, coupled with extensive testing and design evaluations. With a 0-60 time of under 3 seconds, TBR14 is the fastest car that Team Bath Racing has produced to date.

The carbon fibre and aluminium honeycomb chassis is one of the biggest improvements of the car from previous years, with a brand new design for 2014, made possible by Cytec, Trelleborg, Corex Honeycomb, Delcam and Crosby Composites, giving Team Bath Racing the lightest chassis to date.

As well as an advanced Carbon Fibre chassis, another major improvement for the TBR14 Car is the new cooling system. This years system features a brand new heat exchanger, thanks to AH Fabrications, which will hopefully bring increased levels of reliability to the team and a high number of points during the endurance events.

Another noticeable change for 2014 is the increased amount of aerodynamics used on the car, most notably in the larger front and rear wings. More design effort has been concentrated in 2014 on the wings than in previous years, giving TBR14 increased levels of grip compared to last year.

We are also very thankful to Cosworth for providing us with a state-of-the-art dashboard and ECU for yet another year, capable of handling all our electrical demands.

A huge thank you to all of our sponsors for this year from all the members of Team Bath Racing. Without your high levels of financial support, products, services and knowledge, the creation of TBR14 wouldn’t have been possible.

Specifications:

Engine
Aprilia RXV550 (552cc, 2cyl V-twin)
Peak Power/Torque
46kW (62hp) @ 9500rpm / 58Nm at 7000rpm
Chassis
Hybrid (Front Carbon Fibre Monocoque / Rear Steel Space Frame)
Weight
165kg (without driver)
Cooling
Twin Fan, Aluminium Core Radiator
Wheelbase and Track
1540, 1130mm (Front and rear)
Suspension
Double Wishbone, Pull (Front) and Push (Rear) Rod Actuated Coil Over Damper, Torsion Anti-Roll Bar
Drive Configuration
Rear Wheel, Chain Drive, FDR 2.81:1
Aerodynamics
Front/Rear Wings, 1930N Downforce/1100N Drag at 80kph

 

 

 



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