The Car


Car specifications

To ensure your driving experience with us will be nothing less that perfect, the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School uses exclusively Van Diemen Spec Formula FR02 race cars.

All Van Diemen race cars at the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School feature 4 cylinder, 2.0 litre, 16-valve fuel injected engines producing 170 b.h.p. in dry sump configuration.

For your utmost safety the chassis boasts a full chome molysteel tubular spaceframe extensively braced cockpit and footwell.

Bodywork conforms to FIA requirements for head protection, lateral intrusion and forward deformable structures.

The suspension has advanced push-rod activated systems of Bilstein fixed valved dampers on wide-based oval section wishbones with the latest anti-intrusion bar requirements.