Advanced Engine Research has designed and built the only bespoke non-manufacturer backed LMP1 engine for the 2014 ACO regulations based, like Formula One, on establishing a set amount of energy for each car through fuel flow allocation.  The V-6 twin- turbo engine’s gasoline direct injection system works well with the new regulations’ emphasis on brake-specific fuel consumption.  AER’s GDI system was originally designed for a Formula One engine supplier as part of a development project of a 1.6 liter four-cylinder engine as a test bed for the originally proposed Formula One regulations.Learn More
Advanced Engine Research designed, built and provides track support for the engines in the GP3 Series, part of a feeder series for Formula One. They supported 27 cars in 16 races in 2013 with no engine failures, giving the engine 432 successful race finishes.  Featuring advanced electronics, the fully stressed engine is designed to run a full season without servicing.  Starting in 2015, AER designed and manufactured engines will be powering the Indy Lights Series.  As in GP3, the multi-year partnership also features an engine designed to run a full season without maintenance.Learn More
Advanced Engine Research made its racing debut in 1999. They have powered teams to forty-three championships in that fifteen-year period.  Their record includes two class wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, two at the 24 Hours of Daytona, three at the 12 Hours of Sebring and four at the ten-hour Petit Le Mans.  In 2003, they powered the first LMP675 car to take pole and overall win over their larger LMP900 competitors at the American Le Mans Series race at Sonoma, CA with Dyson Racing.  And in 2010, the AER-powered Dyson entry gave Mazda, Castrol and Dunlop their first overall LMP1 wins.Learn More

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    Mazda Announces New Engine Developed by AER for 2016 IMSA Sportscar Championship

Mazda Announces New Engine Developed by AER for 2016 IMSA Sportscar Championship

By |January 11th, 2016|

BASILDON, ESSEX (January 8, 2016) – At a media event earlier today at the Daytona International Speedway, Mazda Motorsports announced that its two-car entry in this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship would be powered […]

AER Reviews Successful 2015 Season and Looks Ahead to 2016

By |December 30th, 2015|

BASILDON, ESSEX (December 29, 2015) – Following a year that saw the company inaugurate a new engine for America’s reborn Indy Lights program and the conclusion of a successful three-year engagement as sole engine […]

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    AER Registers Interest with FIA As 2017 F1 Budget Engine Supplier

AER Registers Interest with FIA As 2017 F1 Budget Engine Supplier

By |November 20th, 2015|

This story is currently up on the ESPN UK website. AER’s managing director, Mike Lancaster, confirms the company’s interest in being the supplier of a cost-effective F1 engine beginning in 2017:

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