John Chambers #47

John Chambers #47

Team Name:

Chamber’s Racing

Class:

2000-4000cc

Car No:

47

Owner:

Luke Chambers

Team Manager:

Steve Matthews

Team Mechanic:

Steve Matthews

Make & Model:

Mazda RX7 Series V

Chasis Type:

Space Frame

Weight:

870kgs

Clutch:

Triple plate

Transmission:

Sequential 6 speed Holinger

Suspension:

Independent front and rear

Brakes:

6 spot front 4 spot rear

Tyres:

18″ Pirelli

Engine:

20B Rotary

Max Power:

Approx 500hp @ 9,000RPM

Max Torque:

Approx 290 lb/ft @ 7,000RPM

Fuel:

BP 98

Engine Builder/Tuner:

Rohan Ambrose

Oil:

Penrite

Drivers Name:

John Chambers

First Race:

Calder 1974

Biggest Scare:

Losing steering going over top at Sandown and hitting fence at 100mph

Funniest Moment in Racing:

Weekend away racing at Adelaide

Hardest Rival:

Not sure now, used to be Larry Kogge

Biggest Racing Influence:

Dad

Short/Long Term Goals:

To compete, have fun and hopefully race with Luke

Favourite Food:

Anything the Mrs cooks up

Favourite Drink:

Ouzo and coke

Most Respected Driver:

Jim Richards

Other Interests:

Grand Children

Best aspect of racing a Sports Sedan:

Great mates and great cars

Achievements:

2 time Victorian state champion. 2 time ASSA Vic champion