Mark's RX-7 13B Staged Modification Plan

January '09: Mark's N/A FC3S was dyno tuned to 173.7 RWHP

Dyno Chart 01/06/09

 

May '09: We performed the following modifications and upgrades:

Rebuilt Transmission #1
Rebuilt Transmission #2
Transmission Mounts

 

July '09: After Mark had an opportunity to put some miles on the rebuilt engine, additional Wideband tuning on the dyno yielded 189 RWHP

Dyno Chart 07/28/09

Mark was awarded the 2009 trophy for Most Improved Driver for his class; ITS. Our Congratulations for a well deserved recognition.!!!!!

Trophy
Mark

June '10: Mark took the checkered flag at Nelson Ledges, beating out his nearest class rival by over a second for his fastest time! Congrats.

Race Results 6/27/10

September '10: Over Labor Day weekend mark competed in the OVR Autumn Classic XXIX at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, OH. He took the checkered flag in the ITS class after qualifying in pole position, beating the second placed driver by over a second! Congrats again Mark.

Click Here to see a short video taken during the race.

Race Results 9/04/10

Below are some photographs taken before, during and after the race.

Pre Race Tuning
Pre-Race
ITS Class Pole Position
First Lap
During Race
Final Lap
Winner's Plaque
Winner's Flag

September '10: We are freshening up Mark's engine and performing the following maintenance upgrades;

Photographs of new parts

Earls Oil Cooler
Mocal Thermostat
Oil Cooler Installed
ACT Clutch Disc
Koyo N-Flo Radiator
Waterpump & Gasket
NGK Power Cables
NGK Race Plugs

Engine Bay September 2010

Passenger Side View
Front View
Driver Side View

Dyno Chart

10/01/10

2011: This racing season was Mark's best yet. He was awarded the Kryder Racing ITS Regional Championship award. He won both of the last two races at Mid Ohio and four at Nelson Ledges prior. Additionally, Mark set two new records for himself at Mid Ohio and two at Nelson Ledges.

This season totalled 9 checkered flags and 11 poles and Kryder Racing series announced that he won the ITS Championship. He also took second place in the Steel Cities Driving Championship. Congrats to Mark. Keep up the great work!!!

Checkered Flags
2011 Kryder Regional Champion
More Checkered Flags!!!
Steel Cities

2012: Mark had an amazing 2012 season, outperforming even last year!!! This year Mark won the ITS Reginal championship again, set a new course record at Pittsburgh International Race Complex and took a Golden Broom award. This year he also became the Steel Cities driving Champion. Congratulations for well deserved recognition.

ITS Reginal Champion
Mark with Flags & Trophy
Course Record
Steel Cities Champion
Golden Broom

March '13: We installed an S4 Waterpump Housing and performed a minor tune-up.

Passenger Side View
Front View
Driver Side View

Engine Bay March 2013

2015: Once again Mark won the 2014 Steel Cities ITS Trophy. Congrats Mark!!!

February 2015

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