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Country of origin:United States
Produced from:1976 - 1977
Numbers built:6
Designed by:Tony Southgate and Dave Wass for Shadow
Predecessor:Shadow DN5B Cosworth
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:November 02, 2015
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Chassis DN8/1A Finally completed in August of 1976, the very first DN8 debuted with a fourth place finish at the Dutch Grand Prix in the hands of Tom Pryce. He raced the car four more times that year but failed to score anymore points. After two more outings in the hands of Pryce early in >>>

Chassis DN8/2A The second DN8 built, chassis 2A debuted at the tragic South African Grand Prix, where Tom Pryce fatally crashed. He could not avoid a marshall crossing the track, and was subsequently hit on the head by the marshall's fire extinguisher, which killed him instantly and sent t>>>

Chassis DN8/4A At the Osterreichring on August 14, Alan Jones scored Shadow's maiden Grand Prix victory, in the first outing of chassis DN8/4A. Later in the year, he would also place third in the Italian Grand Prix, piloting the fourth DN8. Jones then crashed the car heavily in the United >>>

Chassis DN8/6A Not raced until the October 1977 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, this is the sixth and final Shadow DN8 built. It debuted in the hands of Jean-Pierre Jarier, who finished ninth in his sole outing for Shadow that season. Chassis 6A was then entrusted to Riccardo Pat>>>

  Article Image gallery (57) Chassis (4) Specifications