The Race Engineering department is the performance and motorsport division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG.
Through their in-depth involvement with Formula 1 and other motorsport, ZF Sachs Race Engineering have been able to transfer racing technology and principles to their range of Performance products for standard road cars.
ZF SACHS RACING
The ZF Sachs Racing™ product line was specifically developed for the demands imposed in motorsports on racing dampers and clutches. The products offer technical perfection and durability, making them ideal for all types of racing vehicles and events, ranging from long-distance races to sprints. The option of of tailor-made construction for both racing dampers as well as clutches makes it possible to find the right solution for practically any application.
The engineers at ZF Sachs Race Engineering have been technical partners of several Formula One teams for years now. Their expertise is now directly available in the ZF Sachs Racing Clutch System, which can be individually configured for all racing series. Read more
Racing teams around the world rely on dampers from ZF Sachs Race Engineering. From Formula One to the Dakar Rally, successful teams use ZF Sachs. Read more
ZF SACHS FORMULA
Sachs develop shock absorbers and clutches that are specifically tailored to meet individual customers’ needs.
Each clutch and damper is optimized down to the last detail, and produced uniquely for the customer. Sachs’ developments set new standards in all classes – from touring car contests, rallies and sports prototypes to the Formula One series. For the carbon clutches, they use only high-grade materials such as high-strength steel and titanium alloys or aluminum that meets aeronautic specifications. New carbon friction materials improve start-up performance and reliability. Thanks to their special design, the advanced rotational dampers enhance the response and driving performance of Formula One racing cars. They also save space and weight, which considerably enhances vehicle aerodynamics.
The Sachs Formula Matrix Damper program was designed to suit the individual demands on a modern race car damper, concerning performance and variability. Read more
For all forms of auto sports, ZF Sachs Race Engineering GmbH offers a wide range of carbon clutches. The entire carbon clutch range benefits from the latest technology developed in Formula 1. Read more