BATTLE FOR FIRST PLACE
“The tough competition within the sport of racing and the uncompromising quality demands of the European champions offer the best environment in which to put PE quality to the test,” says Christian Freitag, managing director of PE Automotive.
The 2014 racing season saw PE entering into a technical partnership with the defending European championship team, Truck Sport Bernau. This year, the team is being represented by Ellen Lohr.
The racing trucks are fitted with, among other things, brake discs, steering parts, compressed-air cylinders and chassis parts from the PE series production.
According to Volker Schmidt, head of development and construction at Truck Sport Bernau: “With PE, we have found a technology partner that understands our requirements and delivers the quality that we need to fight for first place.”
A clear "Super" from Ellen Lohr for the brake performance of the PE products
“Since season 2015 of the European Truck Racing Championship I use PE brake discs and pads. And I am absolutely enthused. It is my overall fifth year in Truck Racing now and I never had a brake-system as good as this. Why? Because PE brakes keep the temperature perfectly constant from start to finish and in the same time they keep the performance high. And that is certainly perfect. Super!“
Quotation of Ellen Lohr (racing driver with Team Truck Sport Bernau)
COOL DESPITE 600°C IN THE SHADE
Success with PE productsBrake discs are exposed to extremely high forces on the race track. During the race, the brakes are heated to temperatures of up to 600 ℃ and must constantly be cooled with cold water. For this reason, the design, the manufacturing quality and the material specification of the brake disc are all essential to ensure that the disc neither breaks during the race, nor does it constantly need replacing.
THE 2016 SEASON
Truck Racing Reports
Truck Racing Dates:
29.04. - 01.05. 2016
Red Bull Ring
28.05. - 29.05. 2016
Misano World Circuit
10.06. - 12.06. 2016
Circuit Paul Armagnac
01.07. - 03.07. 2016
26.08. - 28.08. 2016
02.09. - 04.09. 2016
16.09. - 18.09. 2016
01.10. - 02.10. 2016
Circuito del Jarama
Le Mans (FRA)
08.10. - 09.10. 2016