AP Racing, the Coventry, UK-based company, has achieved more international sporting success than any of its rivals, establishing itself as a key supplier at all levels of international motorsport formulae, including single seat racing, rallying, sports car racing, stock car racing and touring cars. In 2021 alone, AP Racing supplied either brakes, clutches or both to over 30 champions across the entire spectrum of the motorsport world.
Whether its Armoured, Military, Hybrid, Eco , Landspeed and even Aerospace you'll find AP Racing pushing the braking and clutch boundaries. These are just a selection of specialist applications AP Racing have, or are currently engineering either brake or clutch systems. With over 50 years experience and a wealth of talent in all area's of our business AP Racing is perfectly placed to offer the innovation required in this exciting sector.
In 2007 AP Racing introduced the Radi-CAL™ brake caliper range, a revolution in brake caliper technology which features a new design concept that improves efficiency, cooling and driver control. This proven race winning technology is available for F1, F3, NASCAR, GT1, LMP1, LMP2 and WTCC classes, with the revolution continuing in 2018 with a second/third generation continuing to evolve throughout 2021.
AP Racing will continue to add to the 108 current variants of the concept and will include some new additions to the OEM and Aftermarket calipers ranges in 2020 and 2021.
For over 50 years AP Racing has been at the forefront of the motorsport industry, creating winners on track.
AP Racing’s success has been underlined by the fact that every Formula One Championship since 1967 has been won using the company’s equipment. Since their first appearance in F1 at the Dutch Grand Prix in 1967, AP Racing has achieved 861 wins with brakes, clutches or both.
All of the organisation’s products are developed in close co-operation with leading car manufacturers using state-of-the-art, three-dimensional solid modelling/design and Finite Element Analysis CAD facilities, and dynamometers that simulate real world conditions. AP Racing also supplies leading performance car manufacturers with brake and clutch components as well as producing a comprehensive range of bolt on replacement performance brake kits.
The main engineering work undertaken includes:
- Product design and analysis.
- Product development and test.
- Product manufacture and assembly
- Product installation.
- Testing: This is carried out on state of the art testing dynomometers and test beds.