Jimco Racing is proud to announce the launch of “The Hammerhead”, the next evolution in Class 1 race vehicles. “The Hammerhead” Class 1 car essentially features a Trophy Truck front end grafted onto the championship winning Jimco Class one “Champion” series chassis, increasing durability and front wheel travel by 2 inches.
The front end features 4.0 inch bypass shocks and a custom steering box improving steering geometry and handling. “The Hammerhead” also features a new mid-engine design, centering the weight in the car improving handling and responsiveness.
The rear suspension features 4.5 inch bypass shocks and 20” longer trailing arms, making this car capable of handling the roughest terrain.
This next generation of Class 1 car sits on 40” BFG KM2 Race Tires and is finished with the same specialty features that go into every Jimco race vehicle.
Take a closer look at the level of detail in this remarkable vehicle build. Are you considering a new off-road vehicle? Call or visit jimcoracing.com.
Photography by Ernesto Araiza of Mad Media.
Jimco Racing’s Hammerhead Class 1 SPECS:
Owner: Wilson Motorsports
Builder: Jimco Racing Inc
Date Completed: March 2018
Chassis: Jimco Class 1 Mid-Engine
Weight: 4,900 Pounds
Wheel Base: 125” / 3,225mm
Track Width: 92” / 2,336
Engine: Wiks Racing Aluminum Small Block V8
Cooling: CBR Radiator and Setrab Oil Coolers with Brushless Fans
Exhaust: Stainless Steel Headers
Plumbing: Brown and Miller Hose and Crimp Fittings
Transmission: Fortin 5 Speed Sequential with Torque Converter
Driveline: 934 35Spline Cv Joints & Axles
Hubs: ID Outboard Hubs
Brakes: Brembo Calipers, Tilton Pedals, 14” Rotors
Fuel Cell: Jimco Custom Aluminum Cell with Pyrotect Bladder. 80 Gallons
Tires: 40” BFG KR3
Wheels: 17” Method Race Wheels
Paint/Graphics: Miller Sign Corp
Body: Jimco 2018 Class 1 Composite
Front Suspension: Jimco Trophy Truck Front Suspension, 24” Wheel Travel, King Shocks
Rear Suspension: Jimco Hybrid Rear Suspension, 24” Wheel Travel, King Shocks
Steering: Jimco / Lee Power Steering Box
Wiring: Motec Electronics and Chassis Harness by TRH Wiring
Lights: Vision X LED’s
Navigation: Lowrance GPS
Communication: Kenwood 50w Radio, PCI Intercom
Seats: Impact HS1’s
Safety: Impact Safety Harness and Window Nets