Toyota 86 Racing

Track Ready Toyota 86 for Less Than $70,000


Pricing for Toyota 86 Racing Series Spec cars revealed

Toyota 86 owning motorsport enthusiasts are now able to Toyota 86 Racing Series, with the availability of a compulsory racing package developed by rally ace, Neal Bates.

The package includes uprated rotors, now with 330mm at the front and 316mm at the rear, AP racing calipers that are shrouded by 18-inch OZ Racing “Asfalto” alloy wheels.

Mechanically there’s a larger exhaust system that runs from manifold through to the tailpipe, a Motec M150 engine control unit and a TRD engine cooler.

A revised throttle stop, a sump pan and custom rear spoiler complete the package, which retails for around $25,000. However, it is the competitor’s responsibility to source their own CAMS approved roll cage and racing seat.

2015 Toyota 86 Pro-Am development car

“In fine-tuning the 86 race package we’ve aimed for a balance between performance, tune-ability and budget,” Neal Bates said.

The Toyota 86 Racing Series is designed to canvass the driving and tuning skills of aspiring motor sport stars, while giving them the opportunity to win up to $125,000 which could further advance their careers. The series is open to drivers with manual 86 models.

The series starts in May supporting a number of V8 supercar races, including Winton, Sandown 500, Sydney 500 and the mighty holy grail of Aussie racing, the Bathurst 1000. Entry to each race will set competitors back $1,500.

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