Monday, November 30

AP Racing Radi-CAL Brakes for the C8 Corvette

Source: AP Racing announcement

COVENTRY, U.K. – AP Racing has added two front-brake systems for the new mid-engine C8 Corvette to its Redi-CAL line.

AP Racing by Essex Radi-CAL Competition Brake Kits have become a staple among the fastest Corvette owners in the world.  The Radi-CAL has won competitions at all levels on Corvettes, including numerous Le Mans titles. Now the company is bringing this incredible technology to the 2020 Corvette!

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For those running stock wheels, the CP9660 kit will clear them without a spacer. If the user is running aftermarket wheels or stock wheels with spacers, the company’s CP9668 kit provides pads that are a full inch thick.

The complete front AP Racing by Essex Radi-CAL Competition Brake Kit for the C8 Corvette Base and Z51:

– Features CP9660 Radi-CAL calipers
– 372x34mm, 84-vane disc
– Saves approximately 14 unsprung lbs. from nose vs. OEM Z51 brakes
– Every component designed to resist the heat of extended track sessions
– Pistons sized properly to allow for integration with OEM master cylinder and ABS system
– Designed to work with OEM rear brakes or Essex/AP Racing rear BBK

About the company

Founded in 1920, the company is a leading manufacturer of performance brake and clutch systems for road and race cars. The core product range includes clutches, calipers, discs, pads, master cylinders, pedal boxes and air jacks, as well as road and competition brake systems for motorcycles.

About Author

Mike Geylin

Mike Geylin is the Senior Editor for The BRAKE Report. Geylin has been in automotive communications for five decades working in all aspects of the industry from OEM to supplier to motorsports as well as reporting for both newspapers and magazines on the industry.