TTA15 RD2 TAM(Time Attack Machine) Class


TTA Round 2 2015 Time Attack Machine class

The 5th part of zerotohundred.com TimeToAttack 2015 coverage will cover the TAM(Time Attack Machine) class. We will cover both TAM <2200CC and TAM >2200CC class. This is a class where big boy come out and play as there are no real restriction as long as your base chassis is a series production chassis. Tyre is restricted to semi slick with threadwear of 60 or above.


TAM <2200CC

SNF racer Pee Sau Peng and his Honda Integra Type R DC5 managed to post a lap time of 2:29.250 which is good for 1st place and reset the class record which he previously held as well. His stick tyre of choice is Advan A050. Congrats!

 

Uzi Ng who took part in Super Street NA-FF as well managed a 2:29.576 with his Honda Civic EG which is good for 2nd place is TAM

 

Honda Civic Type R FD2 race car shared by Chris Tan/Alan Wong managed a 2:31.622 which is good for 3rd place in TAM

 

Honda Integra Type R DC5 driven by Matthew Ng managed a 2:32.638 which is good for 4th place in TAM

 

Chan Chun Man managed to place #5 in TAM

 

There are 8 entries in this class with everyone managed to post a lap time. Congrats to Pee Sau Peng for setting a new lap time record for TAM<2200CC class with 2:29.250.

Full Result Summary:

Position/Driver/Car/Time/Tyre/Team

  1. Pee Sau Peng/ Honda Integra Type R DC5/ 2:29.250/ Advan A050/ FAST Autoworks
  2. Uzi Ng/ Honda Civic EG6/ 2:29.576/ Advan A050/ N2CS Racing
  3. Alan Wong/Chris Tan/ Honda Civic Type R FD2/ 2:31.622/ Hankook Z221/ Pentagon Racing
  4. Matthew Ng/ Honda Integra Type R DC5/ 2:32.638/ Advan A050/ Grip Academy/Fuchs Lubricants
  5. Chan Chun Man/ Honda Integra Type R DC5/ 2:35.115/ Hankook Z221/ API Racing
  6. Chai Kok Hoe/ Honda Civic EK/ 2:38.738/ Achilles 123S/ Prince Lubricants
  7. Goh Chun Kiat/ Honda Civic EK/ 2:41.228/ Unknown tyre/ SRALE Rev Racing & Top Speed
  8. Amir Hamzah Bin Baharudin/ Honda Civic EK/ 2:49.180/ Toyo R888/ First Ultimate Racing

 


TAM >2200CC

Usually, Teh Kian Boon and Desmond Soh drive different unit of ST Powered EVO. However, due to fault with Desmond Soh car, they shared. Desmond Soh managed a 2:15.611 and Teh Kian Boon managed a 2:16.955. They both got 1st and 2nd place respectively. Their sticky rubber of choice is Hankook Z221.

 

Filbert Tan of RZER managed to post a 2:22.492 which is good for third place in TAM >2200CC class. The only difference from when he run in Super Street Turbo AWD session is different damper setting and tyre change to Hankook Z221. After speaking to him post race, he mentioned that he only get one hot lap after these change which give him confidence to push. On the 2nd hot lap, he run out of petrol exiting T15. Better luck next time bud.

 

Ken Hooi managed to post a 2:23.784 in Fuchs Lubricants/Edge Racing Subaru Impreza WRX STI Version 9. This is good for 4th place in TAM >2200CC. Their sticky rubber of choice is Hankook Z221. First time i managed to shoot a car with rooster tail up close!

 

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution belonging to Iskandar Dzulkhairi with Eddie Ng as co driver managed a best of 2:26.792 which is good for 5th place in TAM >2200CC class. Their sticky tyre of choice is Hankook Z221.

 

There are 7 entrants in this class with 5 of them managed to post a lap time. However, there are only 4 cars that posted a lap time. The Lancer Evolution that Desmond Soh supposed to drive have some issue so Teh Kian Boon and Desmond Soh end up sharing ST Powered Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution CT9A chassis instead that Teh Kian Boon usually drive.

Full Result Summary:

Position/Driver/Car/Time/Tyre/Team

  1. Desmond Soh/ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution CT9A chassis/ 2:15.611/ Hankook Z221/ ST Powered
  2. Tee Kian Boon/ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution CT9A chassis/ 2:16.955/ Hankook Z221/ ST Powered
  3. Filbert Tan/ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX/ 2:22.492/ Hankook Z221/ RZER
  4. Ken Hooi/ Subau Impreza WRX STI/ 2:23.784/ Hankook Z221/ Fuchs Edge Racing
  5. Iskandar Dzulkhairi/Eddie Ng/ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution CT9A/ 2:26.792/ JWR Racing/ST Powered

DNF(Did not finish):

Driver/Car/Tyre/Team

  1. Koh Aik Leong/ Mazda RX-8/ Hankook Z221/ Fuji Motorsports
  2. Md Azman Md Nor/ Proton Putra 4G63/ Hankook Z221/ Pakelo Red Baron

 


TAM(Time Attack Machine) class summary

TAM <2200CC get a new record courtesy of Pee Sau Peng with 2:29.250. His car of choice is Honda Integra Type R DC5 and his tyre of choice is Advan A050. He is the previous record holder too with time of 2:29.746. Congrats to him for improving nearly .5s and managed to set a new record in the process! This will be the end of result post from TTA15 RD2.

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