With historic racing resuming at the Grand Prix de l'Age d'Or earlier this month, we have finally had an opportunity to see some 'new' cars in action. One of the most spectacular was this March 86G Buick. Originally conceived as a BMW GTP racer for the 1986 season, it was later acquired by Gianpiero Moretti for his MOMO team and fitted with a turbocharged Buick V6 engine. The featured example was one of three raced by the team and it has more recently been sold to a French enthusiast, who raced it at Dijon in the Group C category.
In the Classic Endurance Racing 2 series, this Chevron B36 was given its first outing since being acquired by its Swiss owner. One of the very last built, this car was sold to Greece in 1979 and was raced there well into the 1980s. Following a lengthy spell in the United States, chassis 36-79-01 joined a growing stable of Chevron sports cars of a Swiss enthusiast. It should be back out next week at the Peter Auto Le Mans Bugatti meeting.
The earliest of the trio of sports racers was this Lola T212. It was one of three sold to the United States to be run by the Baker Motor Co. team. It was raced with some success by a succession of owners until 1976. Now repatriated to Europe, chassis HU35 was campaigned at Dijon by its current, Austrian owner.

Enjoy the links:

1979 Chevron B36 (36-79-01)

1971 Lola T212 Cosworth (HU35)

1986 March 86G Buick