FREE NEWSLETTER

Onroak Automotive acquires specialist race car constructor

28 September 2017

Onroak Automotive is widening its scope through the acquisition of Tork Engineering activities on 27 September. They include the design and construction of racing cars in complementary segments to those in which Onroak Automotive has been present until now. This extension of its activities will enable the constructor to offer new know how, new products and additional services.

The new Onroak Automotive site is based in Amilly, between Paris and Magny-Cours. It will retain its 21 employees and remains under the management of Richard Tur. They will continue to design and produce Silhouette-type cars built around tubular chassis destined for different types of circuit racing plus off-road events like rallycross, off-road rallies and ice races. Tork Engineering also collaborates with major manufacturers on modifications of products and design of concept cars.

“Integrating Tork Engineering’s activities into Onroak Automotive means that we can widen our activity as a constructor of racing cars as well as opening up new niche markets,” said Jacques Nicolet, Onroak Automotive CEO. “The new Onroak Automotive site in Amilly will be able, like those at Le Mans and Magny-Cours, to work in synergy with the Everspeed group’s other companies. Thanks to our new activity we will be well placed to create fresh opportunities to collaborate with the major manufacturers.”

“The Tork Engineering teams and I are very happy and proud to be joining Onroak Automotive,” said Richard Tur, site manager. “After almost five great years with Poclain Véhicules, we’re looking forward to writing a new chapter in our history and contributing to the development of the Everspeed group.”

Partners

SADEV
AVL
Bosch logo

Latest issue

FREE Newsletter

Stay up to date and a chance to win 1 Years Subscription*

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Latest Tweets

Stay up to date with our social world

RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
16 Sep
Breakthrough moment for sustainable composites in #F1. Read the full story for FREE here https://t.co/zbDueGCI0F… https://t.co/xv4Fz1gf8e
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
16 Sep
Praga Cars’ ambitious expansion programme https://t.co/mf00y44dzs
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
16 Sep
Our October issue out now. Read it for FREE here! https://t.co/zbDueGl6C5 #LeMans24 The endurance classic poses uni… https://t.co/ZApdauhkfm
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Sep
Our October issue out now. Read it for FREE here! https://t.co/zbDueGl6C5 #LeMans24 The endurance classic poses uni… https://t.co/JlVXoqsxRw
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Sep
Breakthrough moment for sustainable composites in #F1. Read the full story for FREE here https://t.co/zbDueGCI0F… https://t.co/VNVDFgioIT
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
15 Sep
Our October issue out now. Read it for FREE here! https://t.co/zbDueGCI0F #LeMans24 The endurance classic poses uni… https://t.co/wP1Yd0PFam
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
14 Sep
Aston Martin reveals new racing simulator https://t.co/a9XGOQr49c
RACE TECH magazine @RaceTechmag
9 Sep
Our October issue is out now! https://t.co/zbDueGCI0F Best bit is it's FREE for a limited time only. We look at… https://t.co/GcpODB6dpD