F12 Brake fluid for track

Discussion in 'FF/Lusso/F12/812S' started by Stephen Ayers, May 3, 2021.

  1. Stephen Ayers

    Stephen Ayers Rookie

    Jan 21, 2018
    Bay Area, Northern California
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    I took my F12 for a local track day since my usual track car was down for maintenance. By the second session I had boiled the brake fluid. It had been flushed by the dealer a few months earlier and stored since.

    I suspect the the standard fluid doesn’t hold up to track use. What fluid would you recommend that’s compatible? Thanks
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  3. JPSMD

    JPSMD Rookie
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    Jan 1, 2021
    Bump. I run Castrol SRF in my GT350R and it is stellar but have never tracked the F12. Having boiled brake fluid in the Shelby before, I look to avoid your fate and wonder if others have used Castrol SRF or similar and their recommendations.
  4. Dicecal

    Dicecal Formula 3
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    Nov 15, 2015
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    Castrol SRF is still the benchmark in racing brake fluid.
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  5. SecretSquirrari

    SecretSquirrari Karting

    Dec 3, 2020
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    Over the years I've had very good results (disclaimer: non F-cars) from both Castrol SRF and Motul 600. I would change to fresh fluid at the start of the season and would go 4-6 two-day track weekends over the summer, then the rest of the year on the street, with no issues.

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