Area 81 Racing Team Driver Richard Franklin purchases a New Car # 81 (Scheduled for delivery October 1st 2011)
With Richards Orange # 81 on it’s way to New Zealand, Area 81 Racing will be fielding F1000 race cars from the two of the finest F1000 manufacturers in the world. Richard has purchased a Stohr F1000 scheduled for delivery October 1st, 2011.
Stohr F1000 Specs
The Stohr F1000 will be outfitted with a modern Suzuki 1000cc 180+ hp 4 cylinder 12000rpm bike engine. Standard equipment will include a Quaife differential, aluminum radiator, and large oil cooler. 6 speed transmission operated via a Paddle shifter located behind the Momo steering wheel. Installed optional equipment will be a Carbon Footbox Panel, Stainless Steel Headers.
The front and rear wings are made of high strength, pre-preg composite. A rear diffuser gives maximum ground effect downforce. The entire body is made from the ultra-strong, ultra-light composite. The rear wing will be equipped with an adjustable lower wing element. The car will be painted gloss Black with White Wings and Orange accents, a signature color for car # 81.
Jongbloed Center-lock light-weight racing wheels will be mounted with Hoosier tires. Uprights are machined from billet aluminum, with steel sleeves installed for extra wheel bearing rigidity. Pushrod suspension is used on all 4 wheels, with a 1:1 motion ratio.
Car Weight 800lbs. Wheelbase 99in.
Front Track 64in. Rear Track 61in.