Cars delivered

Hi Tech Automotive delivered the first of the SASCAR racers on Monday 3 July. The cars are built under license to Chas Howe racing in Michigan, and are similar to the GTA / ASA cars raced on road circuits and ovals respectively in the United ...

Hi Tech Automotive delivered the first of the SASCAR racers on Monday 3 July. The cars are built under license to Chas Howe racing in Michigan, and are similar to the GTA / ASA cars raced on road circuits and ovals respectively in the United States.

According to SASCAR Managing Director and driver Peter Lindenberg Hi Tech Automotive, which is one of the world's largest low volume manufacturers were a logical choice to build the South African racecars. Not only are they a large manufacturer of Cobra replicas, exporting worldwide, but they have also produced successful racecars for the Transam style Wesbank V8 racing series in South Africa. Hi Tech employs 300 people in their 14000 square meter factory just ouside South Africa's motor city, Port Elizabeth. LINDENBERG RACING TEAM launches SASCAR team

Lindenberg Racing Team, one of only two two care teams in the SASCAR series, was launched near Pretoria on 10 July. Multiple powerboat champion, and Peter Lindenberg will drive car number 2, a Ford Thunderbird sponsored by Kwikfit, Bosal and PS23. Lindenberg has won 14 South African powerboat titles, and is the current South African champion. He is also a successful racing driver.

Capetown driver Kosie Swanepoel will be driving car 23, a Chevrolet Montecarlo sponsored by PS23. The 27 year old started racing when he was eight, and has won karting and regional racing titles.

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