Race Numbers: 99
Ownership: Tom Oates Chevrolet
Drivers: Tom Oates
Original Color: black
Tires/Wheels: Series Spec Wheel/tire combination: Front: 11x18” with 275x35x18” Toyo Rear: 12x18” with 335x30x18” Toyo
Engine: V8 5780 cc displacement (5.7 litre), 16 valves, 12:0:1 compression, estimated 505 bhp, 448 lb/ft f torque at 7800 RPM SCCA permitted certain modifications. These included a 1.0mm overbore permitted. Alternate approved camshaft, crankshaft, and heads provided they are acquired through GM Motorsports. Later in the series, the cars would be allowed to use the new 6.0 litre motor.
Driveline: GM 6-speed transmission NOTE: For 2002 a new Tremek 6-speed transmission was approved for both the SCCA world Challenge and IMSA Firestone Firehawk series. Differential: limited slip Wheelbase: 104.5” Base weight: 3000 lb; 50/50 distribution
Modifications: Alternate suspension pieces permitted providing they are dimensionally correct for OE pick-up points. Alternate approved bodywork permitted.
Notes/Race History: Tom Oates moved up from SCCA T1 racing (year unknown). The team started with a GM "kit" car and over time installed a coil-voer suspension, Brembo brakes, and most of the other modifications allowed in the series.
Registry ID Number: 360
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