After months of preparation and relocating an entire race team to France, it's time for the drivers of the SRT Viper GTS-R to put the pedal to the metal for the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Race qualifying sessions will be held Wednesday and Thursday evening at the Circuit de la Sarthe. The race gets underway on Saturday, June 22, at 3 pm in France (9 am...
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Vipers revved up for return to 24 Hours of Le Mans
by Dale Jewett
June 19, 2013 1:38 PM
Vipers return to Le Mans; 24-hour race less than two weeks away
by Dale Jewett
June 12, 2013 8:43 AM
With less than two weeks until the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, final preparations are being made to the two SRT Viper GTS-R race cars in France by SRT Motorsports and the Riley Technologies crew for the 90th anniversary of the most famous endurance race in the world.
This year’s race makes the return of the Viper to the Circuit de le Sarthe for the first time in a decade.
SRT President Ralf Gilles, Director of Marketing and Operations...
The 2013 Dodge Dart Scores Again
by Jen Herman
February 8, 2013 3:03 PM
The all-new 2013 Dodge Dart has captured its 27th award since its introduction. The latest award comes from MotorWeek. Television's longest-running automotive series named the Dodge Dart the best compact car of 2013. The announcement came at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. MotorWeek called the Dart “the perfect mix of Italian flair and American ingenuity.”
MotorWeek road-tested the 2013 Dodge Dart and noted that the Dart “trumps other compacts with lots of high-tech features like a configurable Thin Film Transistor gauge panel, available heated steering wheel and keyless entry, a huge touch screen navigation...
SPEED TV's 'Test Drive' Features 2013 SRT Viper
by Dan Reid
January 15, 2013 1:53 PM
The widely popular “Test Drive” program on Speed TV, hosted by multitime road-racing champion and SRT Motorsports factory driver Tommy Kendall, will feature the 2013 SRT Viper this week.
Set to air at 6:30 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, Jan. 15, the one-hour show will highlight the return of the fifth-generation Viper sports car. Kendall will be joined on this edition of “Test Drive” by various co-hosts, including 1991 IndyCar champion Michael Andretti. Kendall and Andretti climbed behind the wheel of the 2013 SRT Viper at the Road Atlanta circuit,...
Gilles Rolls Up Sleeves, Helps Build Viper
December 18, 2012 4:30 PM
Conner Avenue (Detroit) Assembly Plant Team Leader Tony Banks welcomed a new addition to his team when President/CEO of SRT Brand Ralph Gilles arrived at the plant on Dec. 18.
Gilles wasn’t there for a meeting or for a tour. He was ready to assemble a Viper with the other members of Banks’ team.
Before assigning Gilles his job for the day, Banks and the team reviewed safety, quality and cycle time specifications with their new teammate.
Gilles torqued bolts, checked quality specifications and installed doors. Said Banks: he “did a fantastic job.”