DesignER & manufacturer of racing engines

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Building and preparing engines is what we do. Our skilled team of elite engineers and technicians work hard to bring you the best and fastest product possible.

We are called Elite for a reason: our responsibility to our customers is to create and prepare something that will last and do its very best. We take care and pride in our work to bring you a product in which you can feel secure.


We have created champions in the following series:

 - USF2000 Championship

 - Formula Continental

 - Sports 2000

 - Formula Ford

 - C Sports Racer

Incorporated in 1991, Elite Engines opened up shop with one goal in mind: to win championships. With over 50 professional and SCCA National championships in 24 years, Elite has delivered. Owned and operated by Steve Knapp, the 1998 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year, Elite Engines knows how to power you to reach victory lane. The company, based in West Bend, WI, is the official engine preparer and builder for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda.

Motorsport-inspired engineering and manufacturing

without compromise .



“When I look back on my own racing career, the year I won the USF2000 championship, 1996, was the most fun I had as a driver. Now I get the chance to look at it from a different perspective. It’s fun to watch the kids come up through the ranks like I did.”

Steve Knapp

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