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HERITAGE:

The partners that designed and developed the FormulaSPEED2.0 have extensive open wheel racing credentials.

The additional suppliers are a who's who of the racing community. Partners and suppliers were selected based on experience and the ability to provide great service and high quality products.

Many of these companies could (and some do) command an entire website devoted to their history. Here is a look at some of the the major players and some of their highlights.

 

Detailed interview with EFCN about the making of the FormulaSPEED2.0
Goodyear Racing

Major partners in the design, development, and deployment of the FormulaSPEED2.0




Suppliers for the FormulaSPEED2.0 - Goodyear Racing Tire equipped with MAZDA power

World Speed Inc.- Since 1991 World Speed has won numerous races and championships in open wheel, sedans, and prototypes all over North American IMSA, SCCA, and NASA competition.

Goodyear Racing- Goodyear is the most successful tire supplier in Formula One history, with more starts, wins, and constructors' championships than any other tire supplier. Their successes in IndyCar and NASCAR are also well beyond their competitors.

Fast Forward Racing Components- Fast Forward manufacturers various chassis, suspension, drivetrain, and engine parts for a variety of Formula Cars and Sports Racers.

Fast Forward has a professional engineering staff and over 20 years of experience with the design and manufacture of a variety of components for many different applications, everything from Formula Fords to F1 and IMSA GTP.

Hasselgren Engineering-
Located in Berkeley, California, "Hasselgren Racing Engines" was founded in 1978 by Paul Hasselgren. Hasselgren built name recognition and reputation by creating high performance, reliable, and competitive engines running in a variety of racing formats.

This continues to include high level professional motorsports: Grand-Am Rolex Cup and Koni Cup, Formula Atlantic, Trans-Am and Club and Vintage Racing. Hasselgren has won more Pro Atlantic championships than any other builder.

Aerocraft Fiberglass and Design- Since 1979 Aerocraft has been making formula car bodywork. They have built bucks, molds, and parts for FF, F2000, FM, Super Vee, and many others.

Ian Gordon Racing- IGR was created in 1997 to specialize in large scale automotive restoration projects and they have always prided themselves in blending traditional fabrication techniques with contemporary state-of-the-art tools and technologies. When Historic F1 drivers need one off parts fabricated this is their go to place.

Hewland Engineering-
Founded by Mike Hewland in 1957, it is the company that invented the bespoke racing car gearbox and it has supplied the worlds racing car constructors ever since. 

Hewland is a brand name first made famous in the sixties and seventies; but is now enhanced by today's wider range of exciting products. Hewland Engineering is the only company in the world that supplies racing gearboxes to virtually all levels of the sport including the pinnacle of racing; Formula One. 

Cosworth- Cosworth is a high performance engineering company founded in 1958, specializing in engines and electronics for motorsport. Cosworth has had a long and distinguished career in Formula One, beginning in 1963.

Mazdaspeed Motorsports- On any given weekend, there are more Mazdas on the road-race tracks of America than any other brand of vehicle. At the track, you'll see MX-5 Miata, RX-8, MAZDA 3, MAZDA 6, RX-7 and other vintage Mazda models competing, because every Mazda has the Soul of a Sports Car. In fact, the fastest growing road-racing class in the U.S. is the SCCA's Spec Miata class, with nearly 1,500 first- and second-generation Miatas tearing up America's racetracks, making it the most-raced production car in the world. Mazda's involvement in motorsports extends to its relationship with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, one of the world's premier road-racing circuits, and the Skip Barber Schools for driving and racing.

 

 

 

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