News Archive for 2011

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Here you can find all the latest news about Owen Developments, from new products to how our sponsored drivers are getting on. New articles are added weekly so keep an eye out!


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30 November 2011
Owen Developments - suppliers of the BTCC control turbochargers - is pleased to announce that the next step in the evolution of the turbocharger is here thanks to Garrett?! Owen Development's Garrett GTX Turbos feature all new compressor wheels with next generation aerodynamics and improved efficiency to deliver unrivalled performance and reliability. Thanks to a number of brand new features, these external wastegate Garrett GTX ball bearin…
31 October 2011
Owen Developments - sole turbocharger supplier to the BTCC and the FIA Formula 2 series, is pleased to launch a pair of uprated MHI TD03L4 turbochargers for the popular BMW 135, 335, 535i models using the 335 bhp N54 six cylinder engine. Designed to enhance the performance of the twin turbo 2979cc BMW powerplant, careful technical analysis by Owen Developments' engineers of the 135 / 335 / 535i's single scroll turbochargers has enabled the fir…
29 October 2011
Owen Developments is renowned as the UK's leading forced induction specialist and sole turbo supplier to the BTCC, Formula 2 and MINI Challenge championships, but it also boasts a highly successful on-site motorsport division which engineers numerous race, rally and rallycross cars across a wide variety of championships. Engine management system expertise has been central to Owen Developments success in this arena, where selection, installati…
18 October 2011
Owen Developments, official supplier of the control specification motorsport turbochargers for the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship, is delighted to congratulate Matt Neal on becoming 2011 BTCC Champion.Neal was driving a 2.0-litre turbocharged Honda Civic, which, like all the other forced induction cars on this year's BTCC grid, used a turbocharger designed, specified and manufactured by Owen Developments. Owen Developments is …
03 October 2011
Owen Development's BTCC turbocharger runners are included in the unprecedented list of five drivers - Matt Neal, Jason Plato, Gordon Shedden, Mat Jackson and James Nash - who all go into the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship's nail-biting final round of 2011 at Silverstone in Northamptonshire in a fortnight's time (15-16 October,) still able to be crowned Champion following Sunday's penultimate three races of the season at Brands Hatch …
30 September 2011
Owen Developments involvement as official control turbocharger supplier to the BTCC goes from strength to strength with news that a record-equalling 29-car grid is set to contest this weekend's (1-2 October) Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship round on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in Kent. The 888 Racing with Collins Contractors team has this morning announced that Oliver Jackson will race its second Vauxhall Vectra for the seas…
12 September 2011
Until now Owen Developments, the UK's leading forced induction specialist and sole supplier to the BTCC, Formula 2 and MINI Challenge championships, has only been able to offer customers a limited range of performance choices in the popular Garrett T4 fitment. Which is why Owen Developments is pleased to launch a new high specification, high performance, watercooled, Garrett T4 compatible turbocharger which incorporates a number of advanced f…
05 September 2011
Tom Chilton, Gordon Shedden and Tom Boardman shared the wins in today's three exhilarating Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the highly spectacular Knockhill circuit in Fife. Leaving his home circuit for the BTCC's next round at the Rockingham circuit in Northamptonshire in a fortnight's time (17-18 September) it is Shedden who leads the standings by a single point from his Honda team-mate Neal, both driving Civics using Owen D…
18 August 2011
Owen Developments is proud to announce that it has been appointed as UK official sales and service agent for the exciting Turbonetics brand of turbochargers from the USA. Turbonetics Inc' has been one of the USA's foremost turbcharger specialists since 1978 and as such, Owen Developments is pleased to commence the UK sales campaign for the brand with the debut of the impressive GT-K range of units. Distinguished by the black chrome finish …
09 August 2011
Owen Developments turbocharged cars took two wins out of three as Jason Plato, Gordon Shedden and Mat Jackson were the winners of this weekend's three highly-charged Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the new Snetterton 300 circuit while erstwhile points leader Matt Neal suffered an event to forget. And it is Warwickshire racer Jackson who leaves the Norfolk venue as the new championship leader as the title race heads to second-…
03 August 2011
Owen Developments has launched a new MHI turbocharger targeted at Garrett T25 / T28 fitments in the performance aftermarket. Designed to offer a more affordable - yet robust - alternative to the ball bearing internal wastegate units currently on the market, the MHI TD05H-06-18 G-8 turbocharger combines bolt-on, power friendly TD05 internals with the popular T25 / T28 mounting flange. This makes the new Mitsubishi unit directly compatible wi…
02 August 2011
Owen Developments would like to congratulate Nick Williamson for his dominant win at round 7 of the BRSCC Arrowpak Euro Saloons series. Owen Developments has long supported Nick's racing activities, installing and mapping the ECU on his Ford Escort Cosworth. Pole position, fastest lap and a win - the next rounds are at Rockingham on August 20 / 21st.…
29 June 2011
What happens when Electronic Arts' Need for Speed game meets reality? Enter Team Need for Speed and Darren McNamara's awesome Maxda RX-7 rotary powered AE86 Toyota Corolla drift car. As the ultimate AE86, it demands the ultimate turbocharger, hence why Darren approached Owen Developments to see what our experts could supply to deliver the required levels of response, power and reliability. Our advice was to supply a state of the art Owen Deve…
23 June 2011
Owen Developments announces the immediate availability of the exciting Borg Warner EFR Series of aftermarket turbochargers, which feature innovative performance enhancement features to maximise power, reliability and response. First launch from the range is the Borg Warner EFR 6758, which is designed for power outputs of between 275 bhp and 450 bhp and is available with either a Garrett suited T25 or T4 flange fitments to suit many popular ve…
21 June 2011
Owen Developments turbocharged cars continued to dominate the 2011 BTCC as Matt Neal and Mat Jackson shared the wins in the three Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at the Croft circuit in North Yorkshire, where Robert Collard and his rookie team-mate Nick Foster were also stars of the show. Former double champion Neal won the day's first two races in his Honda Racing Team Civic but Jackson, the young pretender, struck back with…
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