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Sportech pioneer: Who was performance car guru Chad Wentzel?

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Sportech founder Chad Wentzel
Sportech founder Chad Wentzel
Image from Chad Wentzel Sportech Facebook page

Although exact details around his death remain unclear, the loss of Chad Wentzel to the local motoring community is evidently clear. Wentzel founded Sportech in 1991 and scaled it into an aftermarket performance supplier of choice in the local market.

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