Sneek Peak- A look Inside Mad Mike Whiddett’s Radbul MX-5


Racepak supplied the switch panel which holds all of the controls for the car's electrics and fire system. The switch panel goes along with and plugs right into the Racepak Smartwire power control module making wiring a lot easier.
The Radbul uses a Sparco R215 steering wheel.  The drysump tank and PWR water to oil cooler is located under the black panel with the Red Bull sticker on the passenger side of the car.
The electrically triggered Lifeline halon bottle is located on top of the transmission tunnel.
The interior is cleanly laid out and tidy if somewhat cramped which is typical of MX-5 racecars. A smaller handheld firebottle is mounted on the cage on the drivers side.
A big Optima drycell is located in the rear of the car at the centerline.  The team is considering moving the battery forward to reduce the rear polar moment of inertia.
The lexan rear window is quite effective in preventing smoke from curling forward and blinding the driver.

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