Sir Chris Hoy will race a Revolution in the season-ending Sports Prototype Cup weekend at Portimao in Portugal.
The six-time Olympic champion has been keen to get behind the wheel since he saw the concept drawings last year and has been watching the project with interest.
Hoy, who raced in LMP2 at Le Mans in 2016, has become an experienced and successful race driver since he retired from cycling in 2013 and now competes regularly in everything from Caterhams to GT cars. He won the 2015 European LMP3 championship and is now looking forward to racing a prototype again.
Chris will test the car through the summer, joining the development team that now includes RAW Motorsport boss, Rob Wheldon, alongside James Abbott. Rob has already been involved in [...]
With full production cars now available, the first customers were able to get the full Revolution experience at RMA’s track day at Silverstone this week.
After a winter of testing development prototypes in the UK and around Europe, the first batch of excited customers joined the Revolution team at the home of the British GP, to try this stunning new car before deliveries begin ahead of the opening round of the Sports Prototype Cup.
Everyone was blown away by the dramatic lines styled by Simon Cox and crafted by Pete Watts, before being thrilled by its performance and drivability on track. All commented that the car looks even more impressive in real life, and on how easy the Revolution is to drive, giving great feedback and confidence, being both stable and communicative to a level [...]
The Revolution is bristling with cutting-edge technology.
Many headlines have already been written about its visually spectacular, high-downforce body, and the technology used in creating a carbon-tub that is both energy and time efficient in its production.
A lot has already been said about this being the first sports racer with a carbon tub that has a sub-£100k price tag, but perhaps less so about the class-leading safety, the quality of the components and the fit and finish, or the technology available to the driver via a bespoke steering wheel that allows the driver to control every aspect of car’s operation, while being able to monitor all performance parameters from the easy-to-read central screen.
The driver is the heart of this car, from the initial concept The Revolution [...]