The all-star engineering vision that IndyCar rejected

The all-star engineering vision that IndyCar rejected

When IndyCar's ICONIC committee selected Dallara as its chassis constructor from 2012, it overlooked a project that promised to make a radical overhaul in safety and racecar manufacturing. This is BAT Engineering's 'what if' story

Imagine for a moment that former British prime ministers John Major and Tony Blair had put their past differences behind them and joined forces to contest December's UK general election with their own political party.

It's a fanciful analogy, but rewind to 2010 and it's not entirely dissimilar to the backstory of BAT Engineering, one of five companies that pitched for the five-year exclusive contract to build IndyCar chassis from 2012.

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