SAAB Motorsport

SAAB Open Wheel Race Car from 1990

Another one of the clever ideas to come out of Saab USA (this one from PR boss Len Lonnegren) in the 1980s was hooking up with John ”Skip” Barber and his racing school, when the folks at Barber used virtually stock 225hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder Saab 900/9000 Turbo engines to create the entry-level, open-wheel Barber Saab Pro Series that was run from 1987 through 1991.

Barber Saab Pro Series 1

These racers combined a tube-frame Mondiale chassis and a Saab engine, and they were featured in some of Saab’s period advertising

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