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Grassroots Motorsports Upgrade a 2004 Chevy Corvette Z06 Track Car With Wilwood Brakes

Grassroots Motorsports Upgrade a 2004 Chevy Corvette Z06 Track Car With Wilwood Brakes

Recently, J.G. Pasterjak at Grassroots Motorsports upgraded his 2004 Chevy Corvette Z06 track driven car to Wilwood brakes front and rear. The front is a 14” floating rotor kit with... Read More

Wilwood at Formula Drift 2022 on the Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit

In the early hours, the roar of race engines shook the street of Long Beach. As drivers warmed their cars up for practice, the excitement in the air meant it... Read More
Wilwood at Formula Drift 2022 on the Long Beach Grand Prix Circuit
4 Out of Top 5 at 2022 Chili Bowl with Keith Kunz Motorsports Team

4 Out of Top 5 at 2022 Chili Bowl with Keith Kunz Motorsports Team

The annual Chili Bowl in Tulsa, OK, is a week-long series of Midget races that draw in drivers from all sorts of other racing series. The temporary 1/4 mile oval... Read More

Wilwood at Performance Racing Industry Show 2022

The biggest auto racing trade show each year is the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis, IN, and Wilwood has been exhibiting there for more than 30 years. The show ran from... Read More
Wilwood at Performance Racing Industry Show 2022
Wilwood at Formula Drift at the 2021 Long Beach Grand Prix

Wilwood at Formula Drift at the 2021 Long Beach Grand Prix

(The Long Beach Grand Prix typically runs in April, and Formula D runs the weekend before, but in 2021 it was pushed back until Fall because of concerns about Covid-19)... Read More

Single Master Cylinders from Wilwood

The Department of Transportation required street-driven vehicles to have two redundant hydraulic brake systems in 1967, so all street cars in the US use a tandem master cylinder. Single outlet... Read More
Single Master Cylinders from Wilwood
Ford Broncos Dominate 4400 and 4600 Class in Ultra4 San Felipe 250

Ford Broncos Dominate 4400 and 4600 Class in Ultra4 San Felipe 250

When the stock 4600 class Ford Bronco race truck was shown at King of the Hammers earlier this year, we noted that they had upgraded to Wilwood brakes. When you have the... Read More

Thomas Merrill Charges From Last to First in TA2 at Sebring

Sebring is a punishing track, and winning races there is often as much about survival as it is about fast lap times. This year, Thomas Merrill had both, and an... Read More
Thomas Merrill Charges From Last to First in TA2 at Sebring
Ultra4 4400 Racers Win Again with Wilwood in Moab

Ultra4 4400 Racers Win Again with Wilwood in Moab

At the Ultra4 Racing Area BFE Beatdown in Moab on April 3rd, winner Bryan Crofts relied on Wilwood for his braking. In fact, three of the top ten 4400 class baggies,... Read More

King of the Hammers Winners Use Wilwood

The King of the Hammers (KoH) is unique in motorsports, combining high-speed sections with challenging rock crawling trails. In a few short years, it has gone from casual competition among friends to one of the largest off-road races in the world. Wilwood Brakes were used by the overall winner, and many other competitor's trucks and Jeeps.
King of the Hammers Winners Use Wilwood