The Option1Garage Race/Drift Cars

These are the cars we do all our research and development on for our products - Whilst currently competing only in Queensland, we have travelled the east coast of Australia with much success in the past.

            
The New Option1Garage Race/Time Attack S15 Silvia 
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Yes we are going back to the track ! This will be the new Option1Garage race car - S15 Wide Body Silvia .

The aim is to go 53sec or better at Lakeside and be able to do those times over a race distance , we will update as we make some progress 

* Comprehensive Roll cage kit from Bond Roll Bars fitted

* Sparco Circuit 2 seat fitted with custom mounting moved as far left as possible and steering centered to suit

* Rear cradle assembly strengthened and solidly mounted with Cusco 4.3 2 way LSD and rose jointed arms is done !

* C West GT 50mm Racing wide body kit so we can run 18x10" Wheels all round with 270/65x18 Slicks

* 6 Piston Alcon front brakes fitted with Winmax Pads

* 6 Piston rear brakes fitted

The Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 6 Rally Car 
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This is our new toy :) EVO6 Lancer gravel rally car originally built by Ralliart Aust for the Australian Championship .

  • Autronic SM4 ECU with Antilag
  • Hollinger Dog gearbox
  • Ralliart diffs front , rear and centre
  • MCA Shockabsorbers
  • Tig welded comprehensive roll cage
  • OMP FIA Seats
  • FIA fuel cell in boot

            
Cal Whatmore's Option1Garage / Signature Performance Sil80 Outlaw race car
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Cal is a dual Silvia lap record holder with a 55.6 second lap at Lakeside and a 1:18.3 second lap of QR's National Circuit.

The Sil80 a fairly modest 300HP on E85 and puts the power down with Koya CR Teks in 17x9 front and 17x10 rear, they are wrapped in Hankook Z214 2-line slicks.

Cal said: "Couldn’t do it without the help of Option1Garage"
            
Full Lock Motorsport S14 Time Attack Car
After many fun Track outings the S14 has moved on to a new owner - he is local so you will see it at QR and Lakeside in the future !
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Latest Lap Times

Lakeside 56.36 on Federal FZ201 !

Queensland Raceway - 56.3 Sprint Track 59.04 Clubman Track on FZ201 Federal and 1.21.1  National Track - On Federal RSR Tyres ! 
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List of Specifications 
Engine - S14 VVT motor with Trust TD0620G  turbo , custom Plasmaman Intercooler with short piping made in house , alloy sump , custom alloy radiator with swirl chamber

Haltech ECU with Racepak Dash - 243 KW or 330 hp at the rear wheels

Suspension - Apexi coil overs , ARC sway bars , all adjustable suspension arms , rosejointed

Drivetrain - ORC super single clutch , OS Giken 3 gear close ratio gearbox ,  Nismo Pro 2 way diff

Brakes - Brembo ferrrari front calipers , Willwood 4 spot rear calipers

Wheels - Enkei RPF01 17 x 9.5 +18

Tyres - Federal FZ201 255/40x17 Semi Slicks

Interior - Momo wheel , Cobra Race seat , Full welded roll cage through to front and rear of car
Option1Garage Silvia Circuit Car New Build - FJ20 Turbo S13
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First outing at Lakeside on KU36 Kumho`s we ran 1.01.00 !!
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It all started with a rolling shell which we came across that was already painted blue and has rolled/flared wheel arches and a full body kit so from there we will work our magic . Car will be simple and proven formula easy to drive and reliable

  • FJ20 with Weisco forged pistons , Trust T518Z Turbo and 6Boost Manifold  - 210kw at the rear 17lb boost . Custom sump and engine mounts 
  • Custom O1G intercooler with short piping , twin ford thermo fans
  • NPC Button Clutch
  • 4.3 R200 Shimmed Viscous diff 
  • CST Zero 1 Front and HSD rear Coil Overs , Rear camber and toe arms adjustable
  • S14 front uprights and 5 stud conversion with S14 longer lower arms
  • R33 rear 5 stud conversion
  • 4 Spot S14 front 2 spot R33 rear brakes , GTR master cylinder
  • 17 x 8.5 +20 Rota RB wheels in Silver 
  • Front and rear aero for the track work 
  • Front and rear guards rolled and flared
  • Full BN Body Kit
  • Clear indicators and tail lights

RB25 Turbo Onevia with recessed firewall and tunnel
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This is our new project and will be a purpose built drift car aimed at being able to win at any short track event in Qld which are very common these days plus it will work well at QR as well !

Basic spec at the moment will be

  • RB25 with low mount turbo and external gate
  • VG30dett Geabox
  • Engine moved back in the chassis for better weight distribution
  • HSD HR Coil overs
  • S14 rear cradle solidly mounted and moved up in the car
  • Rota P45R 18x9.5 wheels


This car has now been sold on - we hope to see it out there drifting and winning like it did with us !
    
Dan's S13 Silvia
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So what does Dan's car have?

Dan's car has been sold.

Engine
- Standard R32 RB20DET, RB25 turbo, 221hp ATW.

Suspension - Buddy club coilovers and G4 adjustable arms.

Drivetrain - Standard RB20 gearbox, Cusco 2way centre in a R200 housing.

Interior/Exterior - Basic interior with removable lollipop steering wheel, flared rear guards, front lip and wangan wing. Various 15x 8/9in old school rims.

Tyres - Varying depending on use . Federal FZ201 for grip, Federal 595Evo front for street / motorkhana / drift and Achillies ATR / Admiral 712 rear

    
Chris' S13 Silvia
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Chris`s car is getting a makeover ! Soon to be a Time Attack weapon 
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So what does Chris' car have?
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Engine - SR20det with Tomei Cams, Metal Head gasket, Apexi turbo, Nismo injectors, Custom Option1 Intercooler.

Suspension - Kei Office coilovers, Kei office adjustable camber/castor/toe arms.

Drivetrain - Super Single clutch, Tomei 2 way LSD.

Interior/Exterior - Momo dish wheel, Momo FIA drivers seat, 17x9.5 wheels all round, custom steel flared guards.

Jerome's PIGS13 - Blast from the past
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This is the car that started us in Drifting in Australia - we had alot of fun and learnt how to set up S13`s for drift with this beast ............. Thanks to Jerome for all the good times !

These are some of our Customers Cars - Any questions feel free to ask !

            
Jason's GTR R33 V-Spec
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So what does Jason's car have?
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  • Apexi Power FC
  • HSD HT Series Coil Overs
  • N1 Turbos
  • Air Flow Meter Upgrades
  • PWR intercooler
  • Custom Intercooler Piping
  • 3 1/2 inch stainless steel Exhaust (made in house)
  • Adjustable Cam Gears
  • Full Built Motor
  • Minor Port and Polish
  • Lots of Engine bay polishing
  • Carbon Fibre Bonnet - race day only
  • Greddy Brake upgrade Kit
  • Carbon Fibre Filler Panel - to direct air flow
  • Performance - 300rwkw

You can see Jason's car at most Circuit days at Queensland Raceway.