Cosworth reveals new Power Packages platform at SEMA


No news to report in terms of a potential IndyCar engine program with an OEM, but still, Cosworth has announced a bit of news today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

The release is below:

Cosworth has launched the next phase of its popular range of Power Packages for the FA20 engine platform that drives the Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT86 – representing another significant milestone for the company’s new aftermarket activities.

The FA20 Power Packages have represented a step change in Cosworth’s aftermarket strategy with a move from individual components to complete, fully validated, high performance systems.

Developed in-house, the Power Packages offer enthusiasts and motorsport professionals the ease and reliability of guaranteed power upgrades that only Cosworth’s legendary engineering team can deliver from over fifty years at the forefront of motorsport and automotive engineering

Each successive Power Package stage builds upon and utilises components in the previous stage to offer drivers an affordable path to upgrade their vehicles.

The Stage 2 FA20 Power Package range delivers an increase of up to 80hp for Scion FR-S, Subaru BRZ and Toyota GT86 cars, and acts as a natural extenuation of the performance upgrades delivered by Stage 1.

The fully validated system combines intake manifold, intercooler and positive displacement supercharger to create a unique design. It delivers a consistent increase in engine performance, excellent throttle response at low engine speeds and sustained performance increase even in the most demanding race track conditions.

The Stage 2 Power Package allows drivers to unleash the complete performance potential of the FA20 engine platform with Cosworth’s reputation for high performance engineering and motorsport at the very heart of the product.

Hal Reisiger, Cosworth Group Chief Executive, commented:
“We are pleased to make our Stage 2 FA20 Power Packages available so soon after the successful launch of our entry level package earlier this year. We have had an encouraging response to our new aftermarket products, which have been developed based on Cosworth’s truly unparalleled motorsport and automotive experience.

“The Stage 2 Power Package acts as a natural extension to the first stage, offering drivers the opportunity to upgrade their vehicle in a scalable, affordable manner with guaranteed performance. When Cosworth commits to performance figures, it is because we have dedicated hundreds of engineering hours and thousands of dyno and road miles to certify that every Power Package meets those levels. Our approach is unique because every component has been engineered and validated to work together and to achieve peak performance and superb reliability: this is the Cosworth advantage and what makes us the perfect performance upgrade partner for car manufacturers and our customers.”

Final 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona results, stats


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The 2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona overall results were all streaks: two consecutive victories in the endurance classic for Meyer Shank Racing and three in a row for Acura.

And Helio Castroneves became the second driver to win three consecutive Rolex 24s and the first to win in three straight years (Peter Gregg won in 1973, ’75 and ’76; the race wasn’t held in ’74 because of a global oil crisis).

Starting from the pole position, Tom Blomqvist took the checkered flag in the No. 60 ARX-06 that led a race-high 365 of 783 laps with co-drivers Castroneves, Simon Pagenaud and Colin Braun.

RESULTS: Click here for the finishing order in the 61st Rolex 24 at Daytona l By class

Meyer Shank Racing now has two Rolex 24 victories and the 2022 championship since entering the premier prototype category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2021.

“I think what’s so special about this team is we are a small team compared to some of our opponents, but the atmosphere, the way we work, enables people to get the best out of themselves, and I think that’s why we’re such high achievers,” Blomqvist said. “I think there’s no egos. It’s a very open book, and that just enables each and every one of us to reach our potential. I think that’s why we’ve achieved so much success in really a short time at this level of competition.”

It’s the 16th IMSA victory for MSR.

The 61st running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona marked the debut of the Grand Touring Prototype category that brought hybrid engine technology to IMSA’s top level.

In other categories:

LMP2: James Allen passed Ben Hanley on the final lap and delivered a victory in the No. 55 ORECA by 0.016 seconds. It’s the second IMSA victory for Proton Competition, which last won at Sebring in 2012. It was the first Rolex 24 victory for Allen and co-drivers Gianmaria Bruni, Fred Poordad and Francesco Pizzi.

GTD Pro: Cooper MacNeil won in the last start of his IMSA career as the No. 79 Mercedes-AMG GT3 scored the first Rolex 24 at Daytona for WeatherTech Racing and the team’s fourth career victory.

MacNeil, who co-drove with Maro Engel, Jules Gounon and Daniel Juncadella, earned his 12th career victory and first at the Rolex 24.

“Winning by last IMSA race is tremendous,” MacNeil said.

GTD: The No. 27 Heart of Racing Team delivered the first Rolex 24 at Daytona for Aston Martin, which has been competing in endurance races at Daytona International Speedway since 1964. Drivers Marco Sorensen, Roman De Angelis, Darren Turner and Ian James (also the team principal) earned the victory in the English brand’s 13th attempt.

It’s also the first Rolex 24 at Daytona win for Heart of Racing, which has seven IMSA wins.

LMP3: Anthony Mantella, Wayne Boyd, Nico Varrone and Thomas Merrill drove the No. 17 AWA Duqueine D08 to victory by 12 laps for the team’s first class win in IMSA.


Fastest laps by driver

Fastest laps by driver after race (over the weekend)

Fastest laps by driver and class after race

Fastest lap sequence

Lap chart

Leader sequence

Race analysis by lap

Stint analysis

Time cards

Pit stop time cards

Best sector times

Race distance and speed average

Flag analysis

Weather report

NEXT: The 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season will resume with the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring March 18 with coverage across NBC, USA and Peacock.