Since 1997, Dallara has designed and built chassis for teams competing in the Verizon IndyCar Series, claiming 16 series championships and 14Indianapolis 500 wins. It became the series’ sole chassis supplier in 2006. The company has also built the chassis for Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, the top-level of INDYCAR’s Mazda Road to Indy ladder since 2002.
The current IndyCar chassis and new 2015 Indy Lights car are assembled in Dallara’s Speedway, Ind., headquarters, located near the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Italian headquarters, located in Varano Melegari (Parma), has state-of-the-art facilities, including 60 and 50-percent wind tunnels, a professional driving simulator (the same simulator will be available in Speedway in March of 2014),a seven-post dynamic test rig, a Pro Engineer CAD system with FEA and CFD, a well-equipped modern machine shop with CNC machines and ﬁve-axis routing machines, an in-house composites department and a rapid prototyping machine that allows the rapid production of test parts straight from CAD data without the need to produce molds.
Dallara today competes in all F3 championships around the world and is the sole supplier of cars to the GP2, GP3 and World Series by Renault championships in addition to IndyCar and Indy Lights. It also supplies cars to instructional championships such as the German Formel Masters, as well as participating in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. Dallara was recently awarded to be the sole supplier for the 2014 Japanese Super Formula Championship as well as for the strongly innovative Formula E chassis. The consultancy services offered by Dallara have attracted business from some of the most important names in the automotive industry including Alfa Romeo, Audi, Bugatti, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, KTM and Maserati, to name but a few.