RML had already developed America’s first supercar for Saleen, the S7. To illustrate the Saleen’s capabilities within motorsport, RML created the championship winning S7R
Entered into the American Le Mans Series, within six months the S7R triumphed at the renowned 12 Hours of Sebring, defeating the OEM entered Corvettes.
For the European Le Mans Series, RML won the Manufacturers, Teams and Drivers Championships, winning four out of the five races within the GTS category, including one outright win.
During its first season the S7R won 11 times out of 16 starts in RML and customer hands, perfectly demonstrating Saleen’s motorsport capabilities to S7 road car customers.