Praga R1

The Praga R1 is a cleverly engineered design based on extensive experience in the field of motor racing.

The basic design philosophy is as follows:
• No compromise in terms of safety. Full carbon, carbon crash box at the front and side panels to ensure maximum absorption of crash energy. Successfully passed the FIA crash test.
• Low weight: 572kg (excl. fluids)
• Reliable, affordable parts from renowned suppliers in the field of motor racing. This results in low running costs. Renault (engine), Hewland (gearbox), AP Racing (braking system), Koni (shock absorbers), Sachs (racing clutch), Pectel (ECU).
•Most repairs can be done fast and at an affordable price.

Vehicle specifications
Vehicle weight 572kg (excl. fluids)
Weight/bhp ratio: 2.7kg/bhp

Chassis
• Full carbon monocoque
• Maximum passive safety. Successfully passed the FIA crash test.

Engine
• Renault F4R, two litre atmospheric four-cylinder. Dry sump. 210bhp at 7,500 Revs per minute.
• Longitudinal mid engine

Transmission: Hewland JFR, sequential six speed

Wheel suspension – undercarriage:
• ‘Double wishbone’ independent front and rear wheel suspension
• Pushrod operated Koni shock absorbers
• Front / rear stabilizer bar

Braking system: AP Racing ventilated discs, brake caliper with 4 pistons

Steering-mechanism: rack and pinion

Fuel tank: ATL, 65 litres

Wheels:
• Front: 8 x 15
• Rear: 10.5 x 16

L x B x H: 4170 x 1800 x 995 mm

 

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