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The striking Superleague Formula car has been developed

by the US-based Élan Motorsports Technologies -

renowned as the largest manufacturer of race cars in the


Founded in 1997, Élan Motorsports Technologies set out to

acquire and cultivate the best technical, manufacturing and

design experts under one roof. Today, EMT is comprised of

a number of units working in tandem as one of the world’s

leading motorsports technology companies.


Well-versed in working with race teams and series around

the world, including Star Mazda, American Le Mans Series,

Indy Racing League and Champ Car World Series.

EMT designed and built the winning chassis of the

Indianapolis 500 in both 2003 and 2004, as well as the 24

Hours of Le Mans and 12 Hours of Sebring LMGT2 class

winners in 2006.


“Superleague Formula has created an innovative and

world class business model that calls for a premier open

wheel race car,” said David Bowes, CEO, Elan Motorsport


“Elan Motorsport Technologies has established a reputation

as the premier constructor of open wheel race cars, and so this promises to be an exciting match.

“We are delighted and honored that Superleague Formula has selected Elan to construct and service their

chassis and we have really enjoyed working with their team of technology partners.”

EMT is recognised as one of the leading authorities of carbon composite technology, Élan Composites

specialises in manufacturing highly advanced patterns, moulds and components for both motorsport and

aerospace industries.

The Panoz-branded Superleague Formula chassis has been developed by chief designer Simon Marshall

and chief aerodynamicist Nick Alcock - the men behind the Indy 500 successes and new-for-2007 Panoz

Champ Car World Series chassis.

“As a race car designer you are rarely given the opportunity to design such a high calibre race car from a

clean sheet of paper,” said Nick Alcock, EMT Chief Aerodynamicist.

“The Superleague Formula have a very clear vision of exactly how a race car should perform, look and

sound, a vision shared by the EMT design team who are very excited about this project.”

In 2006 EMT became the first ever racecar constructor to be awarded the ISO 9001:2000 certification,

applicable to the design, development and manufacturing of race cars, engines and composite components.

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