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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
RRDC VOTES IN 37 NEW MEMBERS FOR 2013
 HILLIARD, Ohio (Nov. 7, 2013) - Thirty-seven race-car drivers and motorsports professionals have been voted into the Road Racing Drivers Club in 2013. The group includes 13 Regular Members from the open-wheel and sports-car racing ranks, 20 Associate Members and four Honorary Members. The current roster of RRDC members now numbers 440. Voting was held among all current RRDC members. 'This year's crop of new Regular Members truly represents the spirit of the RRDC, as each driver has de...[Read more...]
RACE FOR HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE RESEARCH BACKED BY AC/DC'S BRIAN JOHNSON AND CHAMPION DRIVERS AT SEBRING
 SEBRING, Fla. (Oct. 11, 2013) - Seven champion race-car drivers and one rock star racer will compete in a Porsche 935 JLP HD1 on Dec. 8, 2013, in Sebring, Fla., to help raise funds and awareness for Huntington's Disease (HD). The 4-hour endurance event at the famed 3.7-mile Sebring International Speedway is sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing Ltd. (HSR), and will feature internationally-acclaimed drivers Rob Dyson, John Fergus, Hurley Haywood, Roger Mandeville, Jim Pace, Brian Redman...[Read more...]
LEGENDARY DRIVER TONY 'A2Z' ADAMOWICZ TO BE HONORARY GRAND MARSHAL FOR CORONADO SPEED FESTIVAL
 SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2013 - The 16th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival is delighted to welcome Tony 'A2Z' Adamowicz as racing Honorary Grand Marshal. Adamowicz is an ideal choice for the position – a legendary racer with strong ties to the nation's military. His renowned career includes winning the 1968 Trans-Am Championship in the Milestone Racing Porsche 911. Not coincidentally, Coronado Speed Festival is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche 911, designating the car...[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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