Authored By: Sarah
24 Jun 2024

 Racing Clutches Market Size to grow by USD 599.85 million between 2024-2028

According to a research report “ Racing Clutches Market” by Type (Eco performance, High performance) Application (OEMs, Aftermarkets) Geography (Europe, North America, APAC, South America, Middle East and Africa)- Global Forecast to 2028 published by Technavio, the market size is estimated to grow by USD 599.85 million, at a CAGR of about 6.95% during the forecast period. In the automotive industry, leading suppliers like ZF Friedrichshafen and Schaeffler are expanding their reach by focusing on subsidiaries specializing in performance products for motorsport and high-performance vehicles. Innovation and research and development (R&D) in racing clutch kit technology have resulted in efficient anti-heating and anti-skid designs, broadening customer bases and tapping into lucrative motorsport opportunities. Compatible aftermarket products cater to various automotive models, providing part replacement options. Transmission and suspension system manufacturers have significantly invested in R&D, collaborating with OEMs to develop advanced high-performance technologies.

Browse market data tables, figures, and in-depth TOC on “Racing Clutches Market” by Type (Eco performance, High performance) Application (OEMs, Aftermarkets) Geography (Europe, North America, APAC, South America, Middle East and Africa) Global Forecast to 2028. Download Free Sample


By Type, the Eco performance segment is projected to dominate the market size in 2024

In the racing clutches market, the expansion of the global automotive industry, notably in emerging markets like India, fuels growth. As vehicle production escalates, the demand for clutches in original equipment installations rises accordingly. Technological advancements, such as those in transmissions and drivetrain systems, influence the design and specifications of racing clutches. Integration of advanced features like dual-clutch systems, automated manual transmissions, and lightweight materials in OEM-installed racing clutches propels market growth. Regulatory standards for vehicle emissions necessitate the adoption of advanced transmission systems and components, including racing clutches. The development of eco-friendly and fuel-efficient vehicles necessitates innovative racing clutch technologies, further driving market expansion.

By Application, OEMs  segment is expected to hold the largest market size for the year 2024

In the racing clutches market, the eco-performance segment caters to the demand for sustainable, high-performance clutches that adhere to both ecological and performance standards. This segment's growth is driven by the automotive industry's and consumers' heightened focus on sustainability. Eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes are integrated into these clutches, addressing stringent emissions regulations and environmental standards. Eco-performance clutches enable racing teams and enthusiasts to comply with regulations without sacrificing performance.

Europe is forecasted to hold the largest market size by region in 2024

The European automotive industry leads the global market in research and development for high-performance vehicles. Key contributors to this sector include Germany, Italy, and France. Germany, recognized as the automotive industry's hub, is home to luxury vehicle brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Audi (Volkswagen Group), and BMW. Italy and France, meanwhile, foster the growth of renowned supercar and hypercar manufacturers like Ferrari, Automobili Lamborghini, Pagani, and Koenigsegg. These countries collectively account for a significant portion of the global sales for replacement high-performance clutch kits, given their pivotal roles in the R&D of performance vehicles.

The Racing Clutches Market growth and forecasting report also includes detailed analyses of the competitive landscape of the market growth and forecasting and information about 20 market companies, including:

  • Ace Manufacturing and Parts Co.
  • Advanced Clutch Technology Inc.
  • AIM Corp.
  • AP Racing Ltd
  • Australian Clutch Services Pty. Ltd.
  • Brembo Spa
  • Clutch Masters Industries Inc.
  • Competition Clutch Inc.
  • EXEDY Corp.
  • Helix Autosport Ltd.
  • Holley Inc.
  • Klaus Reinicke GmbH
  • OS Giken USA
  • Quarter Master
  • Schaeffler AG
  • SPEC Clutch Inc
  • Tilton Engineering Inc.
  • TTV Industrial Ltd.
  • ZF Friedrichshafen AG
  • FCC Co. ltd

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Research Analysis Overview

The Racing Clutches Market encompasses advanced clutch designs specifically engineered for high-performance racing applications. These clutches prioritize energy efficiency through the use of lightweight materials, such as Metallic, Cerametallic, Carbon, and Dualclutch systems. Superior performance is achieved through specialized clutches, including Multiplate, Wet and dry, and Basic friction types. Operating Members and Driven Members in racing gearboxes and racing drivetrains experience enhanced durability and reliability under extreme conditions. Automotive technology continues to evolve, with electric powertrains and racing transmissions integrating advanced clutch systems to optimize power transfer. Aftermarket buyers seek out these high-performance clutches to enhance their racing cars' engine technology and overall performance.

Market Research Overview

The Racing Clutches Market encompasses advanced technologies such as paddle-shift transmissions, dual-clutch systems, and energy-efficient clutch designs. These clutches are specifically engineered for superior performance in extreme racing conditions. The use of specialized clutches, including high-performance racing clutches, is essential in automotive technology, particularly in racing gearboxes and drivetrains. Aftermarket clutches are popular among racing enthusiasts and buyers seeking increased torque capacity and optimal performance. Clutch pressure plates and multidisc clutch designs made from lightweight materials like carbon fiber enhance durability and precise control. Rapid shifts and quick shifts require clutch systems with rapid engagement capabilities, capable of handling extreme torque. Motorsports applications demand clutches that can withstand the rigors of racing environments. OEMs and aftermarkets offer various clutch options, including metallic, cerametallic, carbon, and dual-clutch systems. Wet and dry clutches cater to basic friction requirements, while the operating member and driven member work in unison to ensure smooth transmission. Overall, racing clutches play a crucial role in achieving optimal performance in motorsports.


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