Tiger Racing

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Tiger Racing (Tiger Sportscars) is a kit car manufacturer, formed as Tiger Cars Ltd in London in 1989 by Jim Dudley.[1] In 1998 they moved to new premises in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, and changed their name to Tiger Sportscars Ltd. Their facilities include a rolling road, two engineering shops, a paint department, a sales and show area, MOT Station, trimming shop and a filled parts department. Tiger also has worldwide agents for shipping their sports cars globally.

Their Z100 model, which is no longer in production, held a 0-60 mph record at 2.8 seconds.[2]

Models[edit]

  • ERA 30
  • ERA HSS
  • Tiger Aviator tm
  • Tiger Avon
  • Tiger B6
  • Tiger R6
  • Tiger RS6
  • Tiger Z100
  • Tiger Cat E1/Supercat/XL

Motorsport[edit]

Tiger Racing have their own motorsport series in which owners and drivers race.[3] They compete with other owners at Silverstone, Brands Hatch, Mallory Park, Cadwell Park, Donington Park, Rockingham, Snetterton, Castle Combe and Lydden Hill. They also run a hire drive service of works cars for people who want the thrill of racing with Tiger but are without a car of their own.alternetative. They often have racing battles with Caterham and Westfield. They sometimes race in the popular Intermarque[4] run by the South Eastern Centre of the British Automobile Racing Club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgano, N. (2000). Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile. London: HMSO. ISBN 1-57958-293-1. 
  2. ^ Tiff Needell. Channel 5's 5th Gear July 2006.
  3. ^ Mark Berry. "Tiger racing takes off" The Cambs Times 16th Aug. 2007.
  4. ^ http://www.intermarques.co.uk/series

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