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  Chaparral 1 Chevrolet
 

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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1961 - 1963
Numbers built:5
Designed by:Troutman-Barnes
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 06, 2014
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Chassis 001 The first Chaparral built by Troutman-Barnes, chassis 001 was not surprisingly used by Jim Hall himself. He debuted the car at a Modified race at Laguna Seca in June of 1961, where Hall promptly finished second overall and first in class. Wearing the number 66 now synonymous>>>

Chassis 002 Replacing his Scarab, which had also been built by Troutman-Barnes, the second Chaparral was sold to privateer racer Harry Heuer. Liveried in the subtle Meister Brauser livery, the car was raced with considerable success by Heuer into the 1964 season. During this period he w>>>

Chassis 003 The second 'works' Chaparral, chassis 003 made its debut at the 1962 Sebring 12 Hours where it was shared by Hap Sharp, Jim Hall, Chuck Daigh and Ronnie Hissom. The finished sixth overall and first in class. Chaparral partners Hall and Sharp later that year won the Road Amer>>>

Chassis 004 Troutman-Barnes struggled to find an owner for the fourth Chaparral and fielded it for Rodger Ward in the 1962 Riverside Grand Prix. Sadly the two-time Indy 500 winner did not even make it to the start of the race due to a major accident in practice, which required the chass>>>

Chassis 005 The fifth and final Chaparral Mk 1 chassis was only partly assembled and not sold until 1963. It finally found its first owner in British hill-climber Phil Scragg, who campaigned the car at Prescott and Shelsey Walsh. It was then acquired by Howard Parkin, who converted it t>>>


  Article Image gallery (40) Chassis (5) Specifications