2011 Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer SEMA Preview review and pictures

Posted on Wednesday, 2 November 2011 , 21:11:21 byVeronica

Filed under ToyotaJapaneseTuningSEMAHatchbacks

Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer SEMA Preview

The 2011 Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer is going to make its world debut at the 2011 SEMA Show, being the first race car built for competition on the U.S. territory from the next-generation 2012 Yaris SE. The car model is meant to be a strong competitor in the SCCA B-spec class race category in 2012. The BMX legend and Action Sports Star Jamie Bestwick is going to be behind the wheel. The Toyota press conference will host the talk of the seven-time X Games champion and former Dew Tour Athlete of the year. The eye-catching car model shows an affordable avenue for those amateur racers who are wish to gain experience in SCCA wheel-to-wheel racing, as it was built making use of an all-new second-generation Yaris SE three-door hatchback. Its impressive safety features, sporty styling, as well as an improved fuel economy, make it a highly functional and agile vehicle. Its engineers undoubtedly paid a lot of attention to details and design.


2011 SEMA Show: Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer

The 2011 SEMA Show will feature the debut of the Toyota Yaris B-Spec Club Racer at a press conference in the Toyota exhibit in Nov. 1 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. It is the first race car built for competition in the U.S. from the next-generation 2012 Yaris SE.


The Yaris Club racer will compete in the SCCA B-spec class race category in 2012 with Action Sports Star and BMX legend Jamie Bestwick behind the wheel aiming to qualify for and compete in the 2012 SCCA National Championship Runoffs, held at the famed Road America circuit in Elkhart Lake, Wis. The seven-time X Games champion and former Dew Tour Athlete of the year will be on hand to talk about the Yaris B-Spec Club Racer at a Toyota press conference.


The Yaris B-Spec Club Racer was built by SportsCar Magazine utilizing an all-new second-generation Yaris SE three-door hatchback. It demonstrates how the all-new Yaris offers a cost friendly avenue for amateur racers eager to gain experience in SCCA wheel-to-wheel racing. The Yaris B-Spec Club Racer's livery also pays homage to Toyota's 1998 LeMans pole-winning GT-One race car, as Toyota celebrates it return to the famed racing series next year.


With the right size for drivers who need an agile and functional vehicle, the all-new 2012 Toyota Yaris Liftback features sporty styling, outstanding safety features and improved fuel economy.


The all-new Yaris features a remarkable attention to detail in the design and engineering of the vehicle. From its smart, interior design and quiet, refined passenger cabin to its responsive driving dynamics, the 2012 Yaris answers car-shoppers' demands for a no-compromise vehicle.



TOYOTA YARIS CLUB B-SPEC CLUB RACER FEATURES



EXTERIOR


- Toyota Le Mans GT-One inspired graphics
- OMP tow hooks



INTERIOR


- Autopower Industries 8-point SCCA-spec roll cage
- Autopower window net
- OMP AFFF 2.8L fire system
- OMP HTE FIA race seat
- OMP 805 6-point FIA harness
- OMP WRC steering wheel
- RLC Racing Track Commander data acquisition system



TIRES/WHEELS


- Hoosier Racing Tire A6 P205/50ZR15
- Enkei RPF1 15x7



SUSPENSION


- Cusco Zero-3 Series Suspension kit
- Cusco Center Lock Pillowball Upper Mounts



BRAKES


- Pagid RS29 brake pads



POWERTRAIN


- Toyota 1NZ-FE 1.5 liter with VVT-i
- AEM Performance Electronics EMS Series 2
- Beta Motorsports cat-back exhaust
- Church Automotive Testing custom tune
- Joe Gibbs Driven XP1 Racing Oil
- Joe Gibbs Driven Super Speedway Gear oil
- K&N air filter
- K&N oil filter



CONTRIBUTORS AND SUPPLIERS


- AEM Performance Electronics: aemelectronics.com
- Autopower: autopowerindustries.com
- Beta Motorsports: betamotorsports.com
- Church Automotive Testing: (310) 518-4966
- Cusco: cusco.co.jp/en
- Enkei: enkei.com
- Garage Graffix: garagegraffix.com
- Hiro's Auto Repair: hiros-auto.com
- Hoosier Racing Tire: hoosiertire.com
- Joe Gibbs Driven: joegibbsdriven.com
- K&N Filters: knfilters.com
- OMP: ompamerica.com
- Pagid: braketechnology.com
- RLC Racing: rlcracing.com