BorgWarner Spools up for the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Designed for ultimate performance, BorgWarner’s advanced performance aftermarket turbochargers are trusted by motorsport and performance enthusiasts as well as everyday drivers seeking improved engine output.
At this year’s Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis from Dec. 6 to Dec. 8, 2018, the company will showcase its extensive lineup of Engineered For Racing (EFR™) and AirWerks® Series turbochargers, including new, higher-power offerings, at booth number 2341.
“Across the racing industry, BorgWarner’s EFR and AirWerks turbochargers are recognized for their superior performance,” said Michael Boe, Vice President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems Aftermarket. “PRI is the perfect venue to showcase our state-of-the-art turbochargers because the trade show brings the motorsports world together for the three days, giving attendees the opportunity to connect with industry leaders, product experts and learn about the latest product and technology innovations.”
On Thursday, Dec. 6, at 11:30 am the Borg-Warner Trophy™ will visit the booth along with sculptor William Behrends and 2018 Indianapolis 500 champion Will Power. Behrends and Power will answer questions from the media about the sculpting process to add Will Power’s face to the trophy. The Borg-Warner Trophy with Will Power’s likeness will be unveiled at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum the night before, Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). BorgWarner is the Official Turbocharger Partner of the Verizon IndyCar Series with its Engineered for Racing (EFR) turbocharger. BorgWarner’s innovative engineering and materials expertise are race proven, with more than 1.25 million trouble-free miles since 2012, on high-speed oval tracks, road courses, street courses and short oval tracks.
New to PRI this year, BorgWarner will display its new EFR super-cores, the EFR 8474, EFR 9274 and EFR 9280, which maximize air flow in the turbocharger via larger compressor inducer wheel diameters, among other design changes to the compressor stage. The latest EFR super-cores will provide up to 200 more horsepower (hp) than previous products.
BorgWarner also will present its newly available AirWerks S300SX-E 72 millimeter (mm) super-core, its most powerful S300 aftermarket super-core to date. While maintaining the same compact size and near identical ultra-fast response time, the S300SX-E 72 mm super-core can deliver up to 1,100 horsepower, an extra 100 horsepower more than its next highest model.
Show attendees will want to check out Alexa Taylor’s DNA Racing “Badmaro” a 1968 Chevrolet Camaro with twin BorgWarner AirWerks 72mm S300 SX-E turbochargers. The vehicle will be on display in the booth throughout the show, with Alexa Taylor stopping by the company’s booth periodically to answer questions.
The newest volume of the company’s High-performance Turbocharger Catalog, volume 9, showcases BorgWarner’s latest power-packed products, including detailed product information on all EFR and AirWerks products, and the company’s history of innovation in the field. The catalog will be available in BorgWarner’s booth in the Green Hall, number 2341, during the show.
For more information
While attendees of the PRI can see BorgWarner’s EFR and AirWerks Series turbochargers and 2019 Performance Turbochargers Catalog in person, those not attending can explore the advanced technologies online. Product information and a list of the company’s approved aftermarket distributors is available on borgwarner.com/aftermarket.
BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. With manufacturing and technical facilities in 66 locations in 18 countries, the company employs approximately 29,000 worldwide. For more information, please visit borgwarner.com.
About The Borg-Warner Trophy™
The Borg-Warner Trophy features the sterling silver image of every Indianapolis 500 winner dating back to Ray Harroun in 1911. Made of sterling silver, weighing 110 pounds and standing 5 feet, 4-3/4 inches tall, the trophy originally cost $10,000 and is currently valued at $3.5 million. The Borg-Warner Trophy stays on permanent display at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. To give the winner and team owners a personal keepsake of their victory, BorgWarner established the BorgWarner Championship Driver’s Trophy™ (also known as the “Baby Borg”) in and the BorgWarner Team Owner’s Trophy™ in 1998. Both are sterling silver replicas of the Borg-Warner Trophy.
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