Motorsport Connectors

Our Motorsport Division is Making Connections Across Hybrid and Electric Racing Platforms

The green electric vehicle (EV) revolution is all over the front pages right now as manufacturers announce new vehicles, as well as plans to replace the current polluting models in time for the deadlines set by their country. At Lane Motorsport we have been supplying connector solutions to support the EV revolution in motorsport for several years now.

Approved Custom Connector Assemblies Delivered in 24 Hours

Customers needing urgent delivery of connector assemblies based around Souriau 8STA motorsport and Souriau 8D/D38999 Aluminium variants will be keen to learn that we have added more specialist equipment to our VAD assembly area as part of our ongoing investment to reduce delivery timescales and increase our overall production efficiency.

New Lightweight Connectors and Accessories for Motorsport Applications Added

As a company well known for providing high performance electronic connector solutions where the application or the environment places huge demands on the integrity of the connection, we are very happy to announce that we have added new connectors and connector assemblies to our motorsport product portfolio.

Making the Right Connections in Motorsport – Size and Weight Saving is Really Key

For more than 50 years, we’ve been providing high performance connector solutions to every market sector where the application or the environment places huge demands on the integrity of the connection, and nowhere is this better illustrated than in motorsport, an industry sector renowned for its rapid pace of development and for the demands it places on its supply chain.

Our Sponsored Student Racing Team, HyTech Racing, Crowned Champions in Formula Hybrid Challenge, Georgia Institute of Technology

We are so happy to announce that another one of our sponsored student racing car teams, HyTech Racing, came first in their latest race. HyTech, who are student-run, were competing in the United States at the Georgia Institute of Technology (better known as Georgia Tech). They entered the Formula Hybrid challenge as defending champions, and came out victorious once more, placing first in the Electric Only class.

Lane Motorsport Have Made Available Souriau Size 01 8STA Connectors and Accessories Capable of Significantly Reducing Weight, Space and Assembly Time

Lane Motorsport, our division devoted to electrical connectors for motorsport, has made available Souriau’s tiny size 01 8STA circular connector series, matching it with a range of ultra-light size 01-compatible accessories.

Lane Motorsport’s Booth Proves Popular at Autosport Engineering 2019

From the 10th until the 13th of January, Lane Motorsport exhibited at this year's Autosport Engineering show at Birmingham’s NEC, where it's safe to say our booth attracted a lot of interest for our motorsport connectors and connector accessories. As usual, we were promoting a comprehensive electronic interconnection package centred on Souriau’s 8STA connector series and a broad range of accessories made by HellermannTyton and Weald Electronics.

Sponsored Rider Sam Osborne Finds Going Challenging at Oulton Park

Following a crash earlier this month at Snetterton, our sponsored racer Sam Osborne considered himself lucky to be able to get to, let alone ride at, Oulton Park. There was nothing wrong with his bike when he crashed, but he fractured his L3 (a vertebra located in the lower back portion of the spinal column) – ouch!!

A Great Opening Weekend for Sam Osborne at Donington

This season's first event at Donington was declared "a great success" by our sponsored rider, Sam Osborne. After an excellent early season practice and with some key modifications to his Suzuki, including the addition of suspension components by the leading Italian manufacturer Mupo, Sam was confident that he could compete on equal terms with the leading riders in the field at the season's opening race day.

New Tooling Means Custom High Density 8STA Connectors Can Be Designed, Built and Delivered in Days

Significant investment in our tooling and inventory levels will ensure that customers for Souriau’s 8STA High Density (HD) Series of circular connectors will soon not have to wait for prototypes and small quantities beyond a few days. 

We Had a Successful Showing at Professional MotorSport World Expo (PMW) 2017

A truly international audience totalling more than 7,000 attended this year's Professional Motorsport World Expo in Cologne. PMW is strictly for motorsport industry professionals and is not open to the general public. It covers almost every facet of motorsport showcasing the very latest technologies, products and services.

A Mixed Weekend for Our Sponsored Rider Sam at Snetterton

Sam Osborne, Lane Motorsport’s sponsored bike rider, claims not to like Snetterton, venue for the latest round of Thundersport 600 Sportsman races but, this year his test day went really well and he felt really good from the get go. Sam and his team had a good suspension setup and he was able to hit all his markers. 

Sam 'Ups The Ante' As He Returns To Racing

You may remember that our sponsored bike rider Sam Osborne had to stop racing just after the season’s start last year after being diagnosed with Post-Concussion Syndrome. He sustained a head injury during a crash at a testing session at the end of 2015, the consequences of which only became apparent a few months later. Now, Sam is on course to return to racing in 2017 and will compete on a bigger bike.

Heat Shrink Boots for Backshell to Cable Transitions Now Available

We have now made available a wide range of heat shrinkable boots designed for strain relieving applications where motorsport connectors have integral backshell and other connector designs use boot adaptor backshells to save weight to cable transitions, as well as in other areas where insulation and component protection are key requirements.