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The team started the ambitious project of installing and sorting a new Bosch ECU and wiring system for our PitchEngine Riley Racing Mazda RX-8 at the beginning of August. The team knew it was going to be a tight schedule to have Bosch build a custom ECU and wiring harness, install the system, work out any bugs and issues, and have the car sorted in less than 4 weeks, but we saw it as a project that was certainly possible.

As the saying goes, “expect the unexpected.” The team ran into multiple teething issues with the new system, including chasing a misfire for an entire day, thus wasting valuable development time. As this entire Bosch system is new to the team, it isn’t a simple plug-and-play system, and requires not only learning how to install the system, but also how to operate and modify the tuning parameters for the ECU.

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Riley Racing is pleased to announce PitchEngine® as the Title Sponsor of the Riley Racing Mazda RX-8 for the Miller Motorsports Park season finale event as part of the 2010 Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge series.

As Title Sponsor, the Riley Racing Mazda RX-8 will display a PitchEngine branding and color scheme for the single event, as well as custom racing suits provided by Oakley, and online marketing. Riley Racing partner, DRIVEN Clothing Company, will also produce special edition t-shirts and hats for the event, which will be given away in several contests during the event online and at the track.

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