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1970 Chinook MK12 news, pictures, specifications, and information
The Chinook MK12 USAC car was used in Formula 5000 Competition. It shared many similarities to the Lotus 70, some believing it was an exact copy or possibly even an original Lotus chassis. Power was by a Ford Boss 302 engine. Drivers in competition from 1974 through 1976 included Dennis Reed and Tony Maracki.

The car is currently owned by a NY individual and raced in HSR competition.

By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2007
ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION : PASSION FOR THE PAST
It was significant that Zak Brown's Lola T332, in the hands of Richard Dean, won Sunday's Formula 5000 race at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion: when the last professional Formula 5000 race was held at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca 40 years ago (October 12, 1975), it was won by Mario Andretti in the same car. Snapshots into the past are at the heart of vintage automobile racing, and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion managed to reel off plenty of those over four competition days - two devo...[Read more...]
FASCINATING FORMULA 1 : ROLEX MONTEREY MOTORSPORTS REUNION
Motorsport enthusiasts return year after year to the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion (RMMR), because it never gets old. One can always count on a special marque being rotated in (for 2015, it is the Shelby GT350 Mustang, celebrating its 50th anniversary), an arrival that creates a splash from which ripples – both fleeting and magical – emanate. At the 13-16 August event, Rolex's close ties with motor racing and speed, in particular its partnership with Formula 1®, will be uniquely reflecte...[Read more...]
50 YEARS AFTER STUNNING VICTORY, ICONIC CHAPARRAL 2 RETURNS TO MOBIL 1 TWELVE HOURS OF SEBRING
 ◾Jim Hall II To Drive His Father's Winning Car ◾Revolutionary Chevrolet-Powered Racer Defeated World's Best DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 5, 2015) – Fans at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida will take a trip down memory lane when the famed Chaparral 2 turns exhibition laps around the historic Sebring International Raceway on the 50th anniversary of its 1965 victory, prior to the 63rd running of the classic on Saturday, March 21. With the publicized battl...[Read more...]
THE CARS WERE THE STARS AS THE HAWK WITH BRIAN REDMAN VINTAGE RACES CONCLUDED
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., July 22, 2013 - The HAWK with Brian Redman concluded yesterday at Road America after three days of vintage racing action, exhibitions, concours awards and activities for fans. The event has been heralded as one of the largest vintage racing events in the country, and according to famed driver Brian Redman, it is 'one of the top events of its kind in the world.' Granted, that is a substantial claim coming from a man who has seemingly done it all in racing, including winnin...[Read more...]
GEORGE FOLLMER NAMED GRAND MARSHAL FOR HMSA'S CAN AM REUNION SET FOR MONT-TREMBLANT IN JULY
The Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) announced today that Can Am champion George Follmer will be the grand marshal for the Sommet des Légendes historic races at Mont-Tremblant July 11-14, 2013. This year's event will feature the Can Am Championship, celebrating the fearsome cars and great drivers from that historic series. The very first Can Am race took place at Mont-Tremblant in 1966 and was won by that year's Can Am champion, John Surtees. The Lola T70 that Surtees raced that day ...[Read more...]

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