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UPDATED: Gobstopper 3 Is A Wild Time Attack Racer [w/video]

Gobstopper 3

Roger Clark Motorsport in the United kingdom has constructed a standing for manufacturing some certainly wild racecars. In latest situations they have created actually quick time attack equipment. We highlighted a person of their automobiles, a Bentley hillclimb racer, on our web site very last 12 months. This 7 days the pulled the wraps off a further nuts equipment identified as Gobstopper 3.

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Common Appears

Gobstopper 3 is loosely primarily based on a Subaru BRZ. The overall look is familiar, but what lies underneath is absolutely nothing shut to the way it leaves the manufacturing unit. The carbon-fibre BRZ-shaped overall body addresses a entire spaceframe. The car’s condition has been tuned in the wind tunnel to be slippery in a straight line. 

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Having said that, you may well have seen the rear wing and protruding splitter that deliver downforce to allow for significant cornering speeds. These work in conjunction with venturi tunnels that look as while they have been nicked of an old-time Le Mans racer.


The motor is also sourced from Subaru. The EJ20, flat four unit makes 700 kW and virtually 900 N.m of torque. To achieve people figures the motor requires a steady diet regime of 120 (yeah, 1 hundred and twenty) octane fuel. Oh, there is also 37 kW (50 hp) of nitrous plumbed in to pace matters up.

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Not like a BRZ, which is rear-wheel-push, Gobstopper 3 is all-wheel-push. Electrical power is sent to the wheels by way of a 6-speed sequential transmission with steering wheel paddles. Suspension duties are taken care of by a bespoke in-board set-up with Nitron dampers. The braking system is by Alcon with 380 mm carbon ceramic discs up entrance and 360 mm goods at the rear.