StudioVRM

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StudioVRM Racing Team

The StudioVRM Racing Team was created to show that the fastest way around a racetrack involves taking the roads less traveled. We currently compete in races sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America at road courses on the East Coast of the USA.

Car #7 - StudioVRM Honda Prelude

Chassis

93 Honda Prelude Si

Entropy Racing built Roll Cage

2550 lbs with driver

Engine

Honda H23A1 non-VTEC built by Robert Oliver

Custom cams ground by Racer Brown Camshafts

AEM Tru-Time cam gears

Crower valve springs and retainers

12:1 compression using H22A4 pistons

King Rod and Main Bearings

ElectronicsHondata S300
Transmission

Honda M2S4, 5 speed

MFactory Limited Slip Differential

MFactory 4.64:1 Final Drive

Torco MTF

Suspension

Race-valved Tein Super Street Coilovers

Swift Springs 14kg Front / 18kg Rear

Kingpin Machine spherical bearing conversion

Brakes

Raybestos ST-43 front pads

Centric full metallic rear pads

Prelude Si VTEC calipers and rotors

Wheels

Rota Grid Racing 17x8 (Dry)

Team Dynamics Pro Race 15x8 (Rain)

Tyres

Hoosier R7 DOT R-Compound - 245/40R17 Front, 225/45R17 Rear

Hoosier H2O DOT Rain in 245/55R15

Aero

StudioVRM modified "3D" rear wing
Bennett Engineered Motorsports Front Splitter
StudioVRM air dam

Eligible Racing Classes

SCCA Super Touring Under

US Touring Car Championship Sportsman Class

Nickname"Kikka" named after the WWII-era experimental jet aircraft

 

Driver - Roger Maeda

Height5'8"
Weight158 lbs
NationalityUnited States of America
BornKyoto, Japan
Racing History
  • 2019 - SCCA Club Racing - Super Touring Under
  • 2018 - US Touring Car Championship East Series - Sportsman Class
  • 2017 - SCCA Pro-IT Series - 2 Wins, 2nd in ITS Championship
  • 2014-2017 - SCCA Club Racing - Improved Touring S
  • 2012-2014 - IMG Sprint and Endurance Racing Series - 1 Championship, 9 Wins, 20 podiums
  • 2011 - EMRA Sprint Race Series
  • 2007-2010 - EMRA Time Trial Series
  • 2005-2006 - NASA HPDE, BMWCCA Track Days