HR7M0098

 

With the official kick-off to Formula D right around the corner, Team Scion Racing wanted to show off some of their new hardware before the big show. In a relaxed atmosphere, VIPs were invited to downtown LA's Far East club to meet the drivers, the team and enjoy the festivities.

 

HR7M0145

 

With an open bar and some good eats attendees were also entertained with videos playing on all big screens highlighting the Scion Racing effort from 2010. The overall vibe communicated loads of excitement for the upcoming 2011 season especially with Rookie of the Year, Fredric Aasbo ready to make a bold statement.

 

HR7M0180

Both Gushi and Aasbo were there to meet and greet with the media while several other drivers stopped by through the night to check out the scene.

 


 

Fredric Aasbo

TEAM: Need for Speed
CAR:
2011 Scion tC
ENGINE:
2.7L Inline-4 2AR-FE Turbocharged
HORSEPOWER:
500+ HP
SUSPENSION:
KW Suspensions
BRAKES
: Wilwood Brakes
WHEELS:
Motegi Trak Lite
EXTERIOR: Seibon / Jon Sibal designed custom wide body kit.
Andy Blackmore designed Need for Speed Livery

 

HR7M0126

NFS_R34-B

NFS_Engine-2

NFS_Suspension_B

 


 

Ken Gushi

 

TEAM: RS*R
CAR: 2010 Scion tC
ENGINE: 2AZ-FE: BC custom crank and rods CP pistons BC custom
rods, pistons, intake and exhaust cams. Garrett 3788R Turbo, HKS Race
Gate 60mm wastegate, Custom intake and exhaust manifold,
Mechanical water pump bypass to Steward Electric water
pump, 2000cc fuel injectors, Descendant fuel rail, Dual feed
Bosch fuel pumps, Custom intercooler and dual pass radiator.


HORSEPOWER: 790 HP
DRIVETRAIN:
G-Force 4-speed transmission; Tilton triple carbon clutch;
Kaaz LSD, Driveshaft shop axles.

SUSPENSION:
RS*R coilovers, custom control arms, custom tie rods,
RS*R polyurethane bushings, 28mm front swaybar, TRD
19mm rear sway bar.

BRAKES:

Front - Wilwood 6 piston caliper and rotors,
Rear – Wilwood 4 piston hand brake 2 piston foot brake and
rotors

WHEELS:
Super Advan Racing Ver. 2 (17x9.0 front, 18x10.5 rear);
Hankook RS3 tires (255/40/17 front, 285/35/18 rear)

EXTERIOR:
Custom concept wide body kit

INTERIOR:

Sparco Corsa seats, 6-point harnesses, steering wheel, shift knob

ELECTRONICS:
Motec M800 ECU and Motec SDL3 display

 

HR7M0129

RSR_Wing_Engine

RSR_Front-Wheel_A

RSR_Interior-A

 

 

 

Auto Page Introduces the All New DS-434 Data Start System for Push to Start Vehicles

Auto Page, winner of Best of Innovations Award in 2008 for C3, introduces the all new DS-434 remote starter for vehicles with smart keys and push-to-start technology.  Its greatest asset is simplified installation with very…
Read More

Nitto Motivo Tire

Although it is located in a rather remote part of North America where direct flights from places like PASMAG’s hometown of Toronto are non-existent, a visit to Salt Lake City, Utah is well worth the…
Read More

aFe Power Releases a New Silver Bullet Throttle Body Spacer for the 2012-13 BMW 328i (F30) with N20/N26 L4-2.0L Turbo Engine

advanced FLOW engineering announces the release of a new Silver Bullet Throttle Body Spacer for the 2012-2013 BMW 328i (F30) with N20/N26 L4-2.0L turbo engine, P/N 46-31009. This Silver Bullet throttle body spacer produces up…
Read More