Professionally developed by Eric Purcell (Earthbound Flying Machines) Sports 2000 Raced in 2007-8. Unraced until 3 regionals in 2011 and regionals and nationals in 2012. Simply a great car well sorted and Race Ready. 2002 British S2 Champion (Nik Johnson), 2008 NorPac Champion car. 2002 Van Diemen RFS-02, rebuilt and updated by EFM to 2007 specs. New nose, rotors and pads. 8 races on completely rebuilt Ivey with Fast Forward aluminum head (150 hp) as per Jay. Two sets of wheels, 11 gearsets. Complete CDS data system with GPS (no beacon required!), speed, throttle, longitudinal G's, Lateral G's, RPM, Steering, engine oil temp, oil pressure and water temp sensors. 2 meg logging, good for 90 minutes or so at decent sampling rates. Chase Cam. Current SCCA logbook (2011) and homologation papers ready for tech. Chassis # RFS-02-2208 Bodywork E-Glass prepreg 2006 spec Fiberglass sidepods and carbon tail, all latest spec Fiberglass undertray and rear diffuser. NEW updated EFM carbon Airbox. Spare nose. Front Suspension Wide track latest spec double wishbone Revised anti-dive geometry. Updated bellcranks to 2006 specs and motion ratios Penske 2-way adjustable shocks valved to latest specs. Cockpit adjustable front anti-roll bar NEW 07 spec. Rear Suspension Wide track latest spec double wishbone Revised anti-squat geometry Updated bellcranks to 2006 specs and motion ratios Penske 2-way adjustable shocks valved to latest specs Adjustable rear anti-roll bar NEW 07 spec. Data System: Competition Data Systems Co-Pilot 2+ integrated system with: Steering Sensor Throttle Sensor Lateral G Sensor Longitudinal G Sensor Engine RPM Sensor Wheel Speed Sensor GPS Receiver (speed, track position and lap timer) Informer data over video transmitter 4 meg internal memory Latest version of analysis software from Competition Data System Display: Competition Data Systems Co-Pilot 2+ steering wheel mounted display: Three separate alarm lights with programmable functions Sequential shift lights (programmable) Large multi-function LCD display Predictive lap timer Brakes: Lockheed LD-65 Calipers on all four corners with new vented rotors Wheels: Two sets OZ magnesium wheels Engine: fresh Ivey with Fast Forward aluminum head Lightweight permanent magnet starter Stainless exhaust system and header Other Features: Momo 27C steering wheel Larger SPA mirrors Hard-wired AMB transponder
History: Constructed new at Van Diemen 2/2002 Nik Johnson 2002 European UK S2 Championship winner Pole and race win at Spa-Francorchamps - Belgium May 4/5/2002 P2 Oulton Park UK 5/11/2002 P3 Castle Combe UK 6/8/2002 P3 Donnington Park UK 7/28/2002 Pole, lap record and P1 at Brands Hatch UK 9/28/2002 Pole, race win and Championship win - Brands Hatch Formula Ford Festival, 10/19/2002 Shipped to US for conversion/updating 5/2005 Completion of sale of chassis to Rick Johnson (US) 9/1/2005 Start of conversion to US Spec and 2006 updating 11/15/2005 Delivery of US spec engine to EFM - 12/20/2005 Updates completed 6/1/2006 First US test day, PIR 8/16/2006 3 test days, 2 races in 2006 - best result 2nd in September. 2007 Season SCCA National Season and finished 13 @ the 2007 SCCA Runoffs at HPT. 2008 Season SCCA National Season and won the NORPAC Divisional Championship. Raced in SoCal in 2011 and 2012.