Skip to main content

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
"
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...]
IMSA APPOINTS NEW RACE DIRECTORS IN DEVELOPMENT, SINGLE-MAKE SERIES
 Forbes-Robinson, Snyder, Dale Bring Vast Experience to Prototype Lites, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA/Canada, Lamborghini Super Trofeo, Ferrari Challenge DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2015) –Elliott Forbes-Robinson, Todd Snyder and Terry Dale will serve as race directors for the five International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Development and Single-Make Series for the 2015 season, as the sanctioning body continues to build a strong, unified officiating team for its championships. ...[Read more...]
Entry Requests for Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Exceed Previous Years; Record Gathering of Formula 5000 Cars Expected
MONTEREY, Calif., February 12, 2015 — Surpassing previous years' flurry of entry requests before the deadline strikes, the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion's Governing Committee today began the arduous task of reviewing each entry to reduce the total car count to a maximum of 550. The process is time-consuming, but ensures that each car is authentic and historically accurate when they arrive at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca August 13-16. Several race groups in particular are attracting ...[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...]

© 1998-2016. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.