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Brabham BT62R Debuts As Road-Legal, Everyday Race Car

Featuring the most powerful non-turbo V8 on the market.

The reports from May last year were correct. Brabham has modified the BT62 race car to become street-legal “in selected markets” and the car you see in the gallery below is the final product. According to the automaker, it is still (nearly) as capable as the actual race car but can finally be driven on public roads.

Gaining the R suffix to reflect the transformation into a vehicle that can be driven on a regular basis, the BT62R comes equipped with a modified exhaust system that meets the restrictions for public use. There’s also an adjustable suspension and an optional air conditioner plus a heated windshield. A set of new Eagle F1 SuperSport tires and a modified aerodynamic package round off the changes.

“Launching the BT62R is a great achievement for the team at Brabham Automotive,” Dan Marks, CEO

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Mazda3 TCR Race Car Program Axed Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

At least the turbocharged ‘3’ is still a go.

turbocharged Mazda3 was born, the Hiroshima-based automaker teased the world with a hotter version of the compact hatchback – the Mazda3 TCR. As its name implies, the force-inducted Mazda3 is meant to race at TCR-sanctioned championships around the world, starting with the four-hour Endurance Challenge part of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. It’s scheduled to take part in the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.” data-reactid=”24″Before the turbocharged Mazda3 was born, the Hiroshima-based automaker teased the world with a hotter version of the compact hatchback – the Mazda3 TCR. As its name implies, the force-inducted Mazda3 is meant to race at TCR-sanctioned championships around the world, starting with the four-hour Endurance Challenge part of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. It’s scheduled to take part in the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge.

Mazda3 race program won’t come to fruition at all.” data-reactid=”25″But

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