The March Engineering name might be on the way back to international motorsport. DSC understands that interests from the UK and USA are collaborating on a plan that could see a new concern established to manufacture competition cars in the UK under the MARCH brand for the first time since the 1990s.
Premises are currently being sought with recruitment of Designers and Engineers to follow.
March Engineering was originally established in 1969 by Max Mosley, Alan Rees, Graham Coaker and Robin Herd, the MARCH name coming from the (selected) initials of its founders.
The company’s star burned brightly for two decades with success in a huge variety of formulae including Formula One, IndyCar (March chassis won the Indy 500 every year from 1983-87), and top level sportscars (including designing IMSA GTP and Group C cars for Nissan and taking the win at the Daytona 24 Hours in 1984.