Maximum brake performance for UTV racing10. December 2019 -
PAGID Racing developed new racing brake pads for UTV racing, which is enjoying growing popularity worldwide. PAGID Racing customers already celebrated successes with the new products in the UTV Production 1000 Championship in the United States.
The UTV race car concept is a market with an exponential increase in popularity. It consists of a very light race car with a strong power to weight ratio.
There is a wide variety of load conditions for the brake system of an UTV which must be taken into account when developing new brake pads. For shorter event formats like in the United States and in Europe, the brake system undergoes a high thermal load and modulation is crucial. For this first type of application, a specific brake pad compound on the OE brake system is a significant step forward in terms of performance. However, for an event like Dakar Rally, a strong cold initial bite is an important requirement, while the extra brake load due to the larger fuel tank of more than 120 l brings the OE brake system to its limits. For this second type of application, it is necessary to develop a compound fitting into an upgrade brake system.
Ian Berwick, Application Engineer at PAGID Racing: “With the broad range of operating temperature typical of the UTV racing market, selecting the optimal compound was a challenge. Low temperatures at the start of the event and the highest temps at some of the more challenging tracks meant we needed something that could work effectively in all conditions.”
Victory for Robert Stout in the UTV Production 1000 Championship
Successful with PAGID Racing brake performance: Robert Stout won the 2019 UTV Production 1000 Championship in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (USA). The #915 Magic Dry Absorbent was racing this season for the first time on new PAGID Racing brake pads specifically developed for this kind of application and demonstrated the potential with the Yawpower Suspension developed by Paul Yaw.
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PAGID Racing Customer Teams Leading Major US Championships13. June 2017 -
With approximately half the Pirelli World Challenge season completed and only one third done for the IMSA series, PAGID Racing customers are looking strong this 2017 season. IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Series GTD team Riley Motorsports Mercedes AMG GT3 of Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemoelen is holding a solid lead in the championship at 133 pts (24 up on 2nd).
New RST 5: PAGID Racing starts THE REVOLUTION IN RALLY BRAKING25. January 2017 -
The revolution in rally braking starts today: PAGID Racing introduces the new RST 5, a brake pad that will change the way you brake in rally racing.
USA: 230 moments of success for PAGID Racing19. January 2017 -
PAGID Racing can look back upon a rather successful motorsport season in the USA. Teams relying on PAGID Racing brake performance managed to score 67 victories and 157 podium finishes in the year 2016. Moreover, they racked up six championship titles. In total, PAGID Racing thus had 230 moments of success in the USA in 2016.
Europe: a historic success in the Nürburgring 24h race and further victories19. January 2017 -
With the quadruple victory in the 2016 Nürburgring 24h race, PAGID Racing scored a historic success at the legendary Nordschleife. Further victories, among others in the European Le Mans Series and in the Spanish Tarmac rally championship turned 2016 into a year of success for PAGID Racing in European race series.
Worldwide: Titles for Mattias Ekström/EKS and Aston Martin Racing19. January 2017 -
Champions rely on PAGID Racing. The double title win by Mattias Ekström and his Team EKS in the FIA World Rally Championship as well as first place for Aston Martin Racing in the FIA WEC are only two from the many highlights the 2016 motorsport year had in store.
PAGID RBD: New applications for touring car racing08. December 2016 -
From now on, PAGID Racing Brake Discs (PAGID RBD) are also available for numerous TCR cars. The new performant competition brake discs with a diameter of 378 mm are the perfect choice for TCR class machinery.
Success in FIM Sidecar World Championship08. December 2016 -
A 1-2 for PAGID Racing customers in the FIM Sidecar World Championship: Pekka Päivärinta/Kirsi Kainulainen clinched the world championship title while Tim Reeves/Grégory Cluze were runners-up. In other categories, teams were also successful with PAGID Racing brake performance.
Two world championship titles for Aston Martin Racing in FIA WEC07. December 2016 -
A great success for Aston Martin Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC): in the season finale at Bahrain, the team sealed the world championship titles in both the GT Pro teams’ classification and in the GT drivers’ standings.
Mattias Ekström and EKS: double world champion07. December 2016 -
Victory for Mattias Ekström in the drivers’ standings and first place in the teams’ classification – that is the successful record for PAGID Racing partner EKS in the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship. Prior to the season finale, Mattias Ekström had already secured himself the drivers’ world championship title. Together with team-mate Toomas Heikkinen, he also sealed the title in the teams’ standings for his outfit during the season finale.