Katech Engines have an unprecedented reputation in road racing, winning prestigious races such as the 24 hours of Le Mans, Zolder, Daytona and Spa. A reputation for endurance can’t be earned in an advertisement or a dyno-graph. It must be earned on the racetrack and proven year after year. Katech has spent the last 35 years building a reputation for endurance by never compromising it’s engine-building morals.
A Katech-powered trophy truck driven by the duo of Eric Vigouroux – Alex Winocq just won the 24 hours of Morocco. During this grueling event the team covered a record-breaking 1,973 km and pocketed 3 out of 4 stages of the race. For this feat, Katech Motorsports prepared a 7.0 liter LS1 which produced over 500 ft/lbs of tq. The engine performed flawlessly in the scorching 130 degree heat and sandy conditions.
The victory did not come easy, it was a very exhausting race, shared the driver and co-driver while taping their hands together. Vigouroux stated, “I could feel the heat! I have four reasons to feel very satisfied: First, this is our come back to the racing world after one and a half year away; second, we have shown that the Trophy Truck maintains its reliability and high performance level; third, Alex and I, we have done this race together as we were never apart; and last but not least, we started up again with a victory for both of us after the FIA World Cup in 2WD in 2010.”