Raw Motorsport boss, Rob Wheldon took two outright wins in the Sports Prototype Cup at Donington on Sunday, driving the Revolution in difficult conditions as rain showers brought experience, driving skill and the Revolution’s handling qualities to the fore.
‘The Revolution is very good in the wet,’ Rob said at the end if the meeting. ‘It’s a car that inspires confidence and when conditions are like this, you can really exploit it. I’ve been involved in the development programme through the winter and it’s very rewarding to now win races in it.’
In a dry qualifying session late on Saturday afternoon, Wheldon had planted his yellow and black Revolution firmly on the front row in this multi-marque championship, and then took the lead at the start of race one, which also began in the dry. Over the first few laps that lead was extended to around four seconds over James Abbott in his Revolution, as [...]
Stability and grip hailed as important factors in success
Full production programme now underway
Revolution Race Cars, the new British racing car constructor, has hailed their latest on-track success asa as a testament to their car’s innovative design and intensive development programme. Revolution A- One cars won all three races at last weekend’s Donington Park round of the UK Sports Prototype Cup in very challenging weather conditions.
At Donington, the UK Sports Prototype Cup overall wins were shared between former MSA Formula 4 winner, James Abbott and Radical Challenge race winner Rob Wheldon.
Pole was clinched by Rob Wheldon, who took the lead at the start of race one, narrowly ahead of Revolution development driver Abbott to secure a commanding win with Abbott finishing second. 2016 Radical SR1 Champion, James Taylor, was the star of the opening laps of race two, scything through the pack from [...]
Revolution Test Drive
Revolution Race Cars gives you the opportunity to attend a test on many tracks in the UK and soon in the rest of Europe.
We have selected two of the best track day organisers in the UK which offer days on the best UK race tracks.
Our tests are usually held at open pit lane days and are limited to 4 drivers per day so you can enjoy your first experience at the wheel of the Revolution.
An instructor will be there to guide you
Listed below are the dates where you could come and test the Revolution:
• 4th of July Brands Hatch (Book a track, day and eve)
• 23rd of July Donington (Gold Track)
• 30th of July Silverstone GP (Gold Track)
• 6th of August Silverstone GP (RMA Track days)
• 15th of August Silverstone
• 12th of September Silverstone GP (RMA Track Days)
• 16th of September Donington GP (RMA Track Days)
• 17th of September Silverstone GP (Gold Track)
• 23rd of September Silverstone GP (Gold Track Days)
• 6/7th of July Paul Ricard (Race track days)
• 11th of July Hockenheim (Pisten Club 9.00 am till 8.00pm)
• 13th of July Imola (Pisten Club)
• 24th of July Magny Cours (Prestige Racing)
• 13/14th of August Spa (Curbston [...]
Following on from UK testing through November and December, the Revolution development team relocated to southern Portugal ensuring the exhaustive, high-quality testing could continue throughout the worst of the winter months.
AIA Portimao not only has the weather, but it also happens to be one of the most challenging racetracks anywhere in Europe, making it the perfect destination to validate aero performance and component reliability.
Over five days the Revolution prototype completed over 2000km in the hands of test drivers James Abbott and Rob Wheldon, with both able to enjoy clocking faster lap times than all the main competitors.
“We brought a number of updates here following our UK testing, and all of them gave us more performance,” said James Abbott after the test. “Portimao is a tough test for any car, particularly the high-speed stuff and the car performed brilliantly. It’s got the speed and just as importantly the balance and driveability we were after. All that [...]