American motorsport firm, and reining ALMS champion team, Dyson Racing becomes the first customer to take delivery of Caterham’s long-awaited SP/300.R race car. Dyson has been involved in the development of the car, and they will be responsible for final assembly of the U.S.-spec SP300 at their New York facility.
The first Sp300 will be Dyson’s demonstrator car, while further vehicles are due to land Stateside just a few weeks later. With the popularity of track days growing in the States, Caterham and Dyson anticipate a good success for the SP300.
The Caterham Cars-appointed official US distributor has a long and glorious motorsport history, including IMSA GTO and GTP, SCCA Trans-Am, GRAND-AM, CART and Indy Lights championships since its inception in 1974.
Team Vice President and Sporting Director, Chris Dyson, said: “Like many of our customers, we can’t wait to get our hands on the SP/300.R. As in the UK, the popularity of track day driving is rocketing and the new vehicle is ideal for anybody who wants a reliable and cost-effective vehicle with very serious but accessible performance.”
Caterham Cars’ International Business Development Manager, David Ridley, said: “Working with a very successful outfit like Dyson Racing has been a pleasure. They will be first to receive the SP/300.R and we are confident that their customers will love the car’s performance and low running costs.