Wednesday, September 28, 2016

TA2 Trans AM Series


The TA2 race-car is a purpose-built racing machine. Designed, built and tuned with only one thing in mind, performance.  With engines restricted to just under 500 horsepower, longevity is promoted while not sacrificing performance.  TA2 is the re-invigoration of Road Racing in North America, iconic performance machines that are relevant from the track to the showroom floor.  Be it a Challenger, Camaro or Mustang there’s a car for everyone in TA2 a place in the fastest growing class and series in road racing.

TA2 Down Under Intro

Australian Trans-Am 



TA2 Spec Tech



TA2 Cost Control Specifications: 
Shock Absorbers - $850 each
Brake Calipers - $550 each
Brake Pads- $225 per axle
Wheels – $500 each No titanium or carbon fiber components are allowed, aside from the driver’s seat.

Bodies:
All TA2 bodies must be either a Ford Mustang, a Chevrolet Camaro or a Dodge Challenger.

The following is a list of those bodies and approved manufacturers:
Chevrolet Camaro (Five Star RaceCar Bodies) Ford Mustang (Five Star RaceCar Bodies) Dodge Challenger (Howe Racing Enterprises) 
Gen 5 Mustang body will be eligible through the 2017 season, Gen 5 Camaro body through the 2018 season. 

Rear wing:
TA2 cars must be outfitted with a properly installed Derhaag single plane rear wing.

Approved Chassis Producers:
Howe Racing Enterprises 989-435-7080  Mike Cope Racing 727-536-1202 
M-1 Motorsports 804-400-9782  Meissen Engineering 815-962-0053

Checkout the specs click on the photo

Engines: There are several engine packages available for the TA2 class, all of which are directly competitive with one another. 

Primary Engine and Part Suppliers:

GM LS3: Schwanke Engines 
Ford: Illmor Engineering 
Dodge Hemi: DMS South Inc. 
Ford (DSS): DSS Competition Edge Approved Engine

Builder/Rebuilders:
Advanced Engine Concepts – GM LS3, FORD 
Arrow Racing Engines - Dodge Hemi 
Brand Racing Engines - GM LS3
Competition Specialist – Ford
DSS Racing – Ford (DSS) 
Flow Tech Racing Engines – GM LS3, Ford, Ford (DSS) 
Illmor Engineering - GMS LS, Dodge Hemi, Ford (DSS) 
Katech – GM LS3, Ford 
Koury Inc – GM LS3, Ford, Ford (DSS) 
Schwanke Engines – GM LS3

Race at Bell Isle

That's Adam Andretti in #44 jamming at Bell Isle in the vid thumbnail.

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One Lap with Adam Andretti at Daytona 


Adam went from 23rd to 2nd in this race and this 1 lap shows a good start to him marching through the field. 

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