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Sky Insurance sponsors Black Sun Racing's Supercharged V8 Mustang!

George Trout
  • On July 1, 2014
  • http://www.skyinsurance.co.uk

Sky Insurance are very happy to announce the sponsorship of the Black Sun Racing Team this year!

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Driver Alex Peters bought the 2007 car with aspirations of turning it into a formidable track weapon.

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Work carried out to the car is entrusted to Redline American Muscle, in Kent. And with parts and sponsorship from Steeda UK – the quality of work is impeccable, lets have a look at the spec:
Engine:

4.6L V8, Single Overhead Camshaft, 3 valves per cylinder
Ford Racing / Whipple supercharger
BBK varitune axle-back exhaust

Bodywork:

Roush front spoiler
CDC chin spoiler extension
Side air intakes for rear brake cooling
F1 Lotus 77 style aerodynamic side skirts
Agent 77 low drag side mirrors
Front and rear towing brackets

Interior:

Recaro sport line bucket seats
TRS four point race harness

Brakes:

Wilwood braided brake lines
High temperature racing brake fluid (Shell Donax)
Front: Wilwood six piston 14 inch brakes with grooved, ventilated, cross drilled discs
Rear: Wilwood four piston 14 inch brakes with cross drilled, grooved, ventilated, cross drilled discs
Front and rear cooling vents with ducted fans

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Wheels:

Dry track:

Front and rear lightweight Steeda racing wheels 9.5 * 20 inch
Toyo proxes 285/30 R20 R888 semi slick tyres (MSA list 1B)

Wet Track:

Front: Show Wheels Streeter 20 * 8 inch wheels
Yokohama Advan 245/40 R20 (MSA list 1A)
Rear: Show Wheels Streeter 20 * 9.5 inch wheels
Yokohama Advan 275/40 R20 (MSA list 1A)

Drive train:

Roush short shifter

Torsen 2.7:1 limited slip differential

3.75:1 Low ratio final drive

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Suspension:

KW Competition 2 way adjustable suspension
Roush stage 3 anti roll bars
Fays 2 watts link

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Chassis:

CHE Torque limiter on gearbox mounting
Stiffening springs on front spoiler to protect ground impact
MSA approved roll cage
Steeda front and rear strut towers stiffening bars
Steeda lightweight radiator mount

Performance:

Power: 573BHP
Torque: 480lb/ft

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Watch out for updates as we follow Alex’s progress throughout the year.  Here is his calendar and rest assured Sky Insurance will be present at some of the events to see how Alex and his Mustang are getting on!

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