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Country of origin:United States
Produced in:1969
Numbers built:4
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 23, 2020
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Chassis 702 The second Santa Ana Eagle built, this chassis served as a spare and was used only in practice at Indy. Retained by AAR until the early 1970s, it was eventually sold to Bob Allen to replace his damaged F5000 car. Fitted with a five-litre stock-block engine, it was then raced>>>

Chassis 703 The only Mark 7 built for a customer, this example was sold new to Smokey Yunick. He entered the car for Joe Leonard at the 1969 Indy 500. Leonard was in contention for the victory until he punctured a radiator. The subsequent water leak prompted him to be black flagged. It >>>

Chassis 704 Fitted with the turbocharged Ford V8, this Mark 7 was entered in the 1969 Indy 500 by AAR for Denny Hulme. He ran as high as second until his clutch let go. Re-engined with the stock-block Ford V8, it then served as the team's entry for Swede Savage in several more races. It>>>

  Article Image gallery (23) Chassis (3) Specifications