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…you can stake your life on it!

For over 40 years Cobra has led the way in the design and manufacture of automotive seats.

Cobra has been at the forefront of technological developments that have helped to raise the standard of safety in motorsport worldwide.

It consistently has to meet the most stringent FIA standards to ensure that the thousands of drivers who rely on the integrity of Cobra Seats can have total peace of mind.

If Cobra’s reputation for excellence is due, in no small part, to the consistently high standards of its engineering, it is equally renowned for its innovation: A quality that has enabled the Company to apply its principles to sectors as diverse as marine, aerospace and defence.

Engineering Solutions

The very best machinery is nothing without the know-how to use it to its best advantage.

That’s why Cobra doesn’t simply supply engineering services – we provide engineering solutions.

Cobra has a thirst for knowledge and a development team that scours the globe for the latest technological developments.

It has resulted in Cobra using the most up-to-date 3D modelling software to achieve stunningly detailed tooling.

Pioneering techniques in Carbon Fibre SMC technology that has led to some of the automotive world’s most prestigious marques beating a path to its door.

And inventing a suspension seat that is so revolutionary it has made industry experts re-visit the very assumptions that have been a cornerstone of kinetic energy management.

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JAKE HILL AT THE DOUBLE DOUBLE!

Following his impressive form at Snetterton Jake Hill claimed his second double of the season with wins in race 1 and race 2 at Thruxton – the fastest circuit on the BTCC schedule.

 However, it wasn’t a day without controversy and fellow “Cobra Boy” Tom Ingram felt somewhat aggrieved that his first place across the line in race 2 was relegated to a third place in the steward’s room leaving him with “just” two third place podiums on the day.

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ANOTHER CLEAN SWEEP OF WINS FOR DRIVERS USING COBRA SEATS.

This time it was “Cobra driver” Jake Hill who enjoyed a double delight claiming two wins in the first two races of the day, putting in perhaps the most impressive drive of his career to date in claiming his 14th ever BTCC win in race 2.

Race 3 provided a clean sweep of the podium for Toyota and for drivers using Cobra seats: Rob Huff, starting 14th on the grid and taking full advantage of his choice of soft tyres, cut through the field to take the final win of the day. For the immensely experienced former World Touring Car Champion this wasn’t just his first win of the season it was his first win in the British Touring Car Championship for 20 years

 

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ONE-TWO, ONE-TWO!

The second round of this years British Touring Car Championship started of with a couple of “one – two’s” for drivers using Cobra seats.

In race one, four-times BTCC Drivers’ Champion Colin Turkington had a pole to flag victory  in his Team BMW 330e M Sport, followed home by fellow “Cobra driver”  Josh Cook whose spirited drive saw him move up from fifth on the grid to finish second in his LKQ Euro Car Parts with SYNETIQ Toyota Corolla GR Sport.

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