Wilwood Renews USRA Contingency Program


Source: usracing.com

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Wilwood Disc Brakes returns in 2020 to offer contingency awards for competitors in the Summit USRA Weekly Racing Series.

Wilwood products are the result of hands-on dedication, working in close association with car builders and race teams to deliver cost-effective solutions capable of meeting the unique demands of dirt-modified racing.

Engineered and rigorously tested for any application, Wilwood enjoys unsurpassed braking quality and performance with sleek, modern designs.

As part of its commitment to USRA racers, Wilwood will provide a set of brake rotors to the Modified, Stock Car, B-Mod and Hobby Stock national champions, and product certificates to the rest of the top five finishers in those four divisions.

Wilwood Disc Brakes will also put cash into the year-end points funds for all classes.

Wilwood Engineering designs and manufactures high-performance disc brake systems. Since the company’s founding in 1977 by Bill Wood, it has developed a substantial matrix of brake components and engineering techniques that allow it to quickly and reliably create brake systems for almost any application.

The company’s core ability is the rapid development of custom engineered brake systems using a combination of off-the-shelf and custom components.

In addition to designing and manufacturing brakes for all types of competitive motorsports, Wilwood also manufactures brake systems and components for agricultural equipment, industrial applications, utility vehicles, snowmobiles, quads, motorcycles and military vehicles.

With headquarters in Camarillo, Calif., Wilwood employs approximately 250 people. The company has on-shelf stock of more than 300 different brake calipers, 200 rotor designs, 100 master cylinder designs and a wide assortment of brackets, fittings, valves and brake lines. Our off-shelf brake calipers range in size from tiny calipers used on go-carts and light duty industrial equipment, to heavy duty original equipment brakes for the U.S. military Humvee.

Wilwood’s engineering department uses the latest computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques in conjunction with finite element analysis, dynamic test and cycle test equipment, to find high-performance and reliability solutions for the most difficult braking tasks. Our extensive inventory of proprietary on-the-shelf components allow us to provide cost-effective solutions for unique brake applications.

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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.