Saleen 1 Race Cars Eligible SRO Racing
Saleen Automotive, the Southern California vehicle manufacturer has announced that the Saleen 1 Cup race cars are now eligible to compete in the 2021 SRO GT America Series. With the success of the recently run Saleen Cup Racing Series, SRO has given the greenlight for the extremely, competitive S1 Cup Cars to compete in the 2021 season.
The mid-engine S1 features an aluminum chassis and carbon fibre body, and weighs approximately 2500lbs in race trim. Powering the S1 is a 2.2L turbocharged 4 cylinder pumping out 450 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque.
“We have track ready, full prepped race cars available now,” said Saleen. “This is an ideal opportunity for newer racers and seasoned pros to get behind the wheel of a car that has proven to be very fast, competitive, all while remaining a true driver’s sportcar.”
The GT America Series consists of 14 rounds of racing at 7 of the most iconic tracks in North America. This series is open to FIA Bronze drivers only.
- Round 1 & 2 Sonoma Raceway March 5-7
- Round 3 & 4 Circuit of the Americas April 30-June 2
- Round 5 & 6 VIrginia International Raceway June 11-13
- Round 7 & 8 Nashville Street Circuit August 6 -8
- Round 9 & 10 Road America August 27-29
- Round 11 & 12 Watkins Glen International September 17-19
- Round 13 & 14 Indianapolis Motor Speedway October 15-17
The Saleen 1 Cup cars are now available and come with onsite, factory technical support at the racing venues, along with spare parts. Interested parties should contact Saleen Automotive.
Saleen is dedicated to transforming the transportation experience. For more than 35 years, the California-based automotive manufacturer has redefined driving through high-performing vehicles that combine championship-winning racing pedigree with innovative technology and distinctive styling.
Greg Stacy – Saleen (GStacy@Saleen.com)
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