ZF SACHS - OVER 100 YEARS OF MOTORSPORT HISTORY
SACHS shock absorbers and clutches have been used in series vehicles and in motorsport for over 100 years. Be it in the legendary Mercedes Silver Arrows of the thirties or Formula 1 today, and whether long distance and circuit events or rally championships.
Peugeot Dakar hat trick
- Dakar Rally hat trick for Peugeot with clutches and shock absorbers from ZF SACHS.
- 20th Anniversary of ZF Race Engineering (1998-2018).
THIRD VICTORY IN A ROW AT LE MANS
With a ZF SACHS clutch, Porsche wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the third time in a row.
ZF SACHS FORMULA E VENTURI PARTNERSHIP
The Formula E of the FIA is a race series for electrically powered formula cars. ZF SACHS is the official technology partner of the Venturi Formula E team.
ZF BECOMES 100 YEARS OLD
100th anniversary of the founding of ZF.
VICTORY IN THE WEC AND WRC WITH ZF SACHS
Vehicles with suspension and clutch technology by SACHS win once again in the WEC and WRC at the FIA World Championships.
SUPER GT "OFFICIAL SUPPLIER"
ZF SACHS becomes "Official Supplier" of the Super GT series in Japan. All GT500 class vehicles use SACHS racing clutches exclusively.
TUDOR USA "OFFICIAL PARTNER"
ZF SACHS is "Official Partner" of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Teams like Audi, Aston Martin, Ferrari and Porsche, as well as prototypes, run with SACHS clutches and shock absorbers.
WORLD CHAMPIONS HAVE CONFIDENCE IN ZF SACHS
All world champions of the FIA World Championships WEC, WTCC, F1 and WRC trust racing technology from ZF SACHS.
AUDI R18 WITH SACHS CLUTCH AND STEERING
The Audi R18 will be competing in the 24 hour race at Le Mans with a SACHS clutch and special racing steering.
DTM exclusively uses SACHS clutches
- ZF SACHS equips all three DTM teams with clutches.
- SACHS motorsport partner BMW comes out on top in the DTM ranking of manufacturers.
VW Dakar Triple Triumph
Rally Dakar Triple triumph for VW motorsport with the VW Race Touareg with clutches and shock absorbers from ZF SACHS.
BRAWN GP WINS FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.
The newly formed Brawn GP team are equipped with SACHS rotational shock absorbers and win the 2009 Formula One season.
BMW SAUBER F1 OFFICIAL SUPPLIER
ZF SACHS is "official supplier" of the BMW Sauber F1 Team and equips the Formula 1 vehicles with rotational shock absorbers.
FERRARI BECOMES FORMULA 1 WORLD CHAMPION FOR THE SIXTH TIME
Ferrari and Michael Schumacher win a total of six Constructor's Championships with SACHS rotational shock absorbers.
LE MANS HAT TRICK FOR ZF SACHS
The three winners of the "24 Hours of Le Mans" (BMW V 12 LM, Toyota GT One, Audi R8R) rely on shock absorbers and clutches from ZF SACHS.
SACHS ENTERS FORMULA 1
SACHS enters Formula One, equipping Mercedes and Sauber with racing clutches and shock absorbers.
4 RALLYCROSS VICTORIES IN A ROW
Kenneth Hansen wins the FIA European Rallycross Championship for the fourth time in a row with a CitroŽn ZX 16V Turbo 4x4 equipped with SACHS technology.
DTM VICTORY FOR AUDI WITH ZF SACHS
Hans-Joachim Stuck wins the DTM in 1990 with his Audi V8 Quattro, equipped with a SACHS 2-disc carbon clutch. Frank Bila defends the title with Audi-SACHS in 1991.
THE PORSCHE JOEST RACING TEAM WINS LE MANS
The Porsche team of Joest Racing, which has been equipped with SACHS products, wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The title was successfully defended in the following year.
SACHS BMW TURBO WINS DRM
Harald Ertl wins the German Racing Championship with the SACHS BMW Turbo.
SACHS CURVE AT THE HOCKENHEIMRING
Opening of the SACHS Curve and the Motodrom at the Hockenheimring.
JIM CLARK BECOMES WORLD CHAMPION WITH THE ZF GEARBOX
Jim Clark wins the Formula 1 Grand Prix with the Lotus 33 R9 equipped with a gearbox by ZF.
MERCEDES SILVER ARROWS WITH SACHS CLUTCH
First Mercedes W125s ("Silver arrows") with SACHS clutches and shock absorbers.
FOUNDING OF FICHTEL & SACHS
Ernst Sachs and Karl Fichtel founded the "Schweinfurt Precision Ball Bearings Works Fichtel & Sachs".