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Zircotec partners announce drivers for Le Mans

JMW Motorsports has announced its three driver team for the legendary Le Mans 24hrs race. The Zircotec technical partners will once again feature three experienced Le Mans participants including Abdulaziz Alfaisal who returns to the team to race at the classic event for the second year in succession. He will be joined by Seth Neiman [...]

By | 2014-08-19T10:59:29+00:00 May 12th, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec partners announce drivers for Le Mans

More Formula Student teams supported by Zircotec than ever before

Zircotec is supporting an unprecedented number of Formula Student teams from the UK, Europe and around the World with a total of 22 teams so far. This involvement forms a key strand of Zircotec's program of educational support for the next generations of automotive engineers. Zircotec offers a programme of technical support for teams competing [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:06:37+00:00 May 11th, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircoflex, Zircotec|Comments Off on More Formula Student teams supported by Zircotec than ever before

Trax Racing appointed a distributor in Belgium

Zircotec is delighted to announce we have appointed Trax Racing as a distributor in Belgium. Trax is based in Lier just outside Antwerp and will offer the full range of Zircotec ceramic coatings and ZircoFlex® heatshields to their customers effective immediately. Trax operate across all forms of motorsport including motorcycles, cars, quads, powerboats and even [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:36+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Trax Racing appointed a distributor in Belgium

Three top 5 finishes for Zircotec partners in BTCC despite full weight penalty

The BTCC second round threw up three different winners in the three race event held at Donington Park last weekend. Whilst it was a difficult weekend for Zircotec partner's Pirtek Racing Honda it still resulted in three top five places. As the success based weight penalties started to be distributed to the other teams the [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:36+00:00 April 25th, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Three top 5 finishes for Zircotec partners in BTCC despite full weight penalty

Use of Zircotec coating on Koenigsegg’s CCX supercar

The Competition Coupe X offers incredible performance, dispatching 0-100km/h (62mph) in just 3.2 secs with an 806 bhp engine helping the car achieve over 295 km/h (183mph). Installing the bespoke 4,700cc engine in a sleek aerodynamic carbon fibre body means packaging space is at a premium. The result is a very restricted engine bay with [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:58:35+00:00 April 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Use of Zircotec coating on Koenigsegg’s CCX supercar

Zircotec coating prevents disaster in Silverstone HRDC race

The Zircotec sponsored Oxford Universities Motorsport Foundation (OUMF) team's freshly prepared Riley 1.5 historic race car lost a rear core plug right at the end of qualifying for the HRDC 'Touring Greats' at Silverstone on April 5th The team feared an ignominious exit from the first HRDC meeting of the year as the Riley limped [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:34:49+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec coating prevents disaster in Silverstone HRDC race

Zircotec supported Ferrari to again compete at Le Mans & in ELMS

The JMW Racing Ferrari supported by Zircotec has confirmed their participation in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) for the seventh consecutive year. The team will also participate in the legendary Le Mans 24 hour endurance race this June. The Ferrari 458 Italia of the JMW Racing team can be seen here in its new [...]

By | 2017-07-26T15:10:36+00:00 April 11th, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec supported Ferrari to again compete at Le Mans & in ELMS

Zircotec partners win two out of three opening BTCC races

Andrew Jordan took his Pirtek Racing Honda Civic to wins in the first two BTCC races of the year the second win came after getting the maximum ballast penalty of 45kg. The addition of that extra weight was too much to overcome combined with the softer tyres the team used for the third race and [...]

By | 2014-08-19T11:17:27+00:00 April 1st, 2014|Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec partners win two out of three opening BTCC races

Use of Zircotec Diamond Black Coating by Lamborghini

Automobili Lamborghini selected Zircotec to supply a thermal barrier for its one million Euro Reventón car. Lamborghini needed a durable solution that protected the composite bodywork and components at the rear of the car. Traditional paint finishes were unable to meet the stringent quality and durability requirements set by Lamborghini. Zircotec delivered not only a [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:03:25+00:00 March 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Use of Zircotec Diamond Black Coating by Lamborghini

Zircotec Coating Use on Classic Aston Martins

Desmond J. Smail is one of Europe's leading specialists in the service, restoration and sales of classic Aston Martins (see www.djsmail.co.uk). Desmond uses the Zircotec coating on his cars to reduce underbonnet temperatures, help prevent temperature-related degredation of sensitive components and reduce heat soak. Desmond Smail comments..... "Most classic cars have very poor thermal management [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:15:10+00:00 February 19th, 2014|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec Coating Use on Classic Aston Martins

Team Dynamics Racing & British Touring Car

Zircotec's Performance White coating is currently being used by Team Dynamics Racing on the exhaust manifold and collector of their British Touring Car. Oliver Collins, Manager of Team Halfords comments... "Here at Team Halfords we are always looking for that little bit extra. With the Zircotec coating on our exhaust system’s we get much cooler [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:17:48+00:00 January 19th, 2014|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Team Dynamics Racing & British Touring Car

Zircotec coating helps prevent fuel air locks in endurance race car

Zircotec's ceramic coating was used on a Honda Civic race car to allowed its team to realise the true capacity of its petrol tank. The team achieve a best ever 6th place in the 2008 Britcar 24 hour race. Zircotec's exhaust coating permitted the team to fill the car with an extra 16 litres of [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:18:44+00:00 December 19th, 2013|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Zircotec coating helps prevent fuel air locks in endurance race car

Turbo Dynamics offers Zircotec Coatings on turbochargers

Zircotec's Performance White and Performance Colours coatings are used by Turbo Dynamics on various turbocharger casings. Peter Marsh, Turbo Dynamics Managing Director, comments... “The coating provides a real benefit wherever under bonnet temperatures are an issue. The coating protects under bonnet components that might otherwise be damaged through heat radiation, whilst general under bonnet temperatures [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:22:34+00:00 November 19th, 2013|In the Press, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Turbo Dynamics offers Zircotec Coatings on turbochargers

Feedback on Formula Student Racing Car

Every year Zircotec supplies thermal barrier coatings to a number of teams entering the Institution of Mechanical Engineering Formula Student Competition, though 2008 was the first year that our Performance White coating was used on the University of Hertfordshire car. Tighter packaging at the rear of the 2008 car led to reduced space being available [...]

By | 2014-08-19T13:27:10+00:00 October 19th, 2013|In the Press, Motorsport, News, Zircotec|Comments Off on Feedback on Formula Student Racing Car