Be sure and visit the Racing Beat Facebook page for a fascinating look at Racing Beat’s historical past. We’ve dug through the photo archives and uncovered countless never-before-seen photos of Jim Mederer and Takayuki Oku in the earliest days of Racing Beat’s foundation. Follow along over the next few weeks as we take a fascinating walk through the birth and development of rotary-engine racing and development in the US. To join in, just follow the Facebook link on the home page.
Racing Beat has been busy with the development of TWO new exhaust systems for the all-new 2016 MX-5! The version shown is our Twin-Outlet Power Pulse Street version, which combines impression sound with dramatic looks. On the heals of the Sport Exhaust we introduced our more aggressive Sport/Race Exhaust version, which offers an even more aggressive exhaust note and significant weight savings as compared with the stock muffler. Both have been well received and have been selling great, check it out!
Good news, Tokico products should be available at Racing Beat within the next few weeks. Recent conversations with Tokico’s new US distributor indicated that product was being sent from Japan with an estimated distribution date of early May. We’ll post more news at it becomes available.
Racing Beat offers Power Pulse Exhaust components for all most 2.0/2.5 ltr Skyactiv Mazda 3 applications. After making its debut on Mazda’s Club Sport SEMA project vehicles these Racing Beat Skyactiv exhaust systems are now available for your Mazda 3!
Jeff Kiesel in the 2014 KFR / RKR Avon Tire / Racing Beat rotary-powered Turbo Sprite brings home his 8th consecutive Title in Lincoln Nebraska at the September SCCA Solo National Championships. SCCA Solo National Championships (9/3-9/6) Kiesel crushed the 18 car E Modified field yet again earning his 7th straight National Championship in E Modified and his 8th straight National Championship win (longest active streak). Kiesel took the win by 6.048 seconds over his co-driver in the same car. Kiesel’s wife Shawn Kiesel crushed the E Modified Ladies class by 11.139 seconds earning her 5th E Modified Championship and 6th Overall Championship.
After the event Kiesel elaborated on his success this year, “The car has never handled so well, we have worked on balance all year long and we are very happy with the set up. This year we switched to Avon tires and I have never been happier with the car. We finally have a tire with multiple compounds to choose from to ensure great grip in all conditions. Along with set up and tires we worked on the new bodywork and did some more aero development with the help of Rennie Clayton of Dauntless Racing. It was a good thing we made the car handle so well as we ended up having electrical issues which pulled the power output of the motor down and only allowed me to take 2 runs per day skipping my last run each day. We have some development plans in the off season and look forward to what the new year will bring.”
A big Thanks to our sponsors who helped make this another successful year:
Roger Kraus Racing / Avon Tires
Maxima Racing Oils
Bogart Racing Wheels
Ankeny Racing Enterprises
Racing Beat Power Pulse Exhaust Systems for the 2014 Mazda 6 Skyactiv are now available! Developed by Racing Beat specifically for Mazda’s Skyactiv engines, these exhaust systems add just the right amount of aggressive tone – without being being overly loud or harsh. Perfect for use on your daily-driven Mazda 6, if you’re considering an exhaust for your Mazda 6 Skyactiv, check out the Racing Beat Power Pulse system!
Racing Beat exhaust systems for the 2012-13 Mazda 3 2.0L Skyactiv are now available! We offer versions for both the sedan and 5-door models, these systems look and sound great. Check them out in the “Mazda 3 – Exhaust – Cat-Back Systems” section of the website.
Developed by Racing Beat specifically for Mazda’s Skyactiv engines, these fully stainless steel systems are dyno-tested and tuned for optimal performance. Assembled in our California production facility, these Skyactiv exhaust systems feature our new, more aggressive ST-tip.
We’ve confirmed fitment of our Racing Beat CX-5 muffler on both the 2.0, 2.5L and 2.5L AWD Skyactiv chassis! This exhaust looks and sounds great, review full details at the product listing in the CX-5/Exhaust section of the site.
Developed and tuned by Racing Beat specifically for the Mazda’s Skyactiv engines, these great looking exhaust systems are assembled in-house at our Anaheim, CA production facility. The product listing includes dyno videos, dyno charts, and audio/video demos of the exhaust in action – check it out!
4/15/13 – Today Tokico announced that their relationship with their US distributor has ceased. All current orders have been cancelled while a new distribution network is being implemented. More details will be provided as they become available.