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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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PROTON IMPIAN @ WAJA
The Impian is the Malaysian marque's first entry in the BTCC
and,
2 Team PSP cars on the track in 2002 & 2003 .
A powerful car in the hands of real professionals.


Specifications:
Body: Steel construction. Four door. Computer optimised roll cage for high torsional rigidity - in-house design, manufactured by Custom Cages.
Engine: 16v, 4 cylinder in line, transverse installation. Prepared by Mountune 
Capacity: 1996cc capacity (derived from 1.8 litre production engine)
Oil cooling: Oil to air heat exchanger
Lubrication: Wet sump. Petronas Syntium fully synthetic lubricant
Suspension: 
Front: Racing design McPherson struts with lightweight lower wishbones and anit roll bar. Ohlins damper units & Eibach coil springs 
Rear: Lightweight multilink system with anti roll bar & coil springs. Ohlins damper units & Eibach coil springs
Dimensions: 
Length: 4473mm 
Width: 1821 mm 
Height: 1356.5mm 
Weight: Min weight inc. driver - 1150 kg 
Wheel base: 2600 mm 
Track width: 1576mm


  Transmission:
Clutch: Carbon clutch supplied by AP Racing
Gearbox: 6 speed gearbox with sequential gear selection

Brakes:
Front:Single 6 piston calipers with 343mm x 32mm thick ventilated discs
Rear: Single dual piston calipers with 290mm x 9.5mm thick solid discs
Wheels: 17-inch diameter on 9-inch rims.
Steering: Power assisted, high ratio and pinion - modified road car item
Electrical: EFi Engine Control Panel. Pi Research Logger & Dash unit
Safety: Recaro Carbon/Kevlar seat. Sparco 6-point harness. Plumbed 5kg SPA foam fire extinguisher


Team Petronas Syntium Proton
After an impressive debut season which saw David Leslie take the newly developed Impian to the second step of the podium, Team PSP once again field a two-car line-up for the 2003 season. The Malaysian marque will be looking to take its maiden BTCC race victory this year, with development still ongoing.

Team Petronas has previously raced in Malaysian and Asian saloon car events, achieving siginifcant championship success and over 80 wins. During 1999 & 2000, the team participated in the South Sfrican Touring Car Championship (SATCC) with Opel South Africa.

Team Personnel
Team Director:David Wong
Operations Director:Ian Doble
Chief Designer:Jim Router
Chief Engineer:Makzhan Selamat
Chief Mechanic:Trevor Griffiths
Car no. 15Car no. 20
Driver:David LeslieDriver:Phil Bennett
Race Engineer:Engineer:
No.1 Mechanic:No.1 Mechanic:
No.2 Mechanic:No.2 Mechanic:



 Driver

David Leslie

David Leslie

Car Number : No.15

Date of Birth: 09-Nov-1953

Additional information: 
David Leslie died on 30 March 2008, when the private jet he was travelling in crashed into a housing estate in Farnborough, Kent.


Nationality : British

Career Highlight with Proton Motorsport BTCC :

2003 PETRONAS Syntium Proton 11th (28 points)
2002 PETRONAS Syntium Proton 7th (79 points)


Phil Bennett

Phil Bennett

Car Number : No.20

Date of Birth: 06-Oct-1971

Nationality : British

Career Highlight with Proton Motorsport BTCC :

2003 PETRONAS Syntium Proton 16th (14 points)
2002 PETRONAS Syntium Proton 16th (9 points)

Farique Hairuman will drive one of the Team PSP Protons in the 2004 BTCC
Mohammad Farique Haruman

Car Number : No.15

Date of Birth: 10-Mar-1983

Nationality : Malaysian

Career Highlight with Proton Motorsport BTCC :
2004 PETRONAS Syntium Proton









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