Chevron's first F5000 racer was the B24. It was given an aluminum monocoque chassis with a Chevrolet powerplant as a fully stressed engine. The five-liter, fuel-injected V8 engine was married to a Hewland five-speed gearbox and disc brakes were placed at all four corners. In the front was a double-wishbone suspension with a multi-link layout in the rear.
Chassis Num: B24-73-02 or 3
This car was raced by Peter Gethin in 1973 in the United Kingdom and the United States. Raced and won the Race of Champions in the UK beating all F5000 and F1 cars. It was raced in 1974 and 1975 by Roger Bighouse and in 1976 by Pat McGonegle in the U....[continue reading]
Chassis Num: B24-73-04
This car was purchased by Count Rudy van der Straaten's 'Racing Team VDS' for Teddy Pilette. Pilette debuted B24-73-04 in April 1973 at Silverstone, and finished 6th for the weekend. Teddy Pilette's consistent form in the car resulted in him winning ....[continue reading]
Chassis Num: 24-72-5
This Chevron B24 was built for the 1974 season for James Dunkel and raced in U.S. Formula 5000 Series in 1974 at its inaugural race at Mosport Park, 1975 and by Ed Kaprowicz in 1976. It later raced in the late 1970s and early 1980s in the center-seat....[continue reading]