Chaparral

  • built in USA
  • 1961
 
Five examples of the Chaparral 1 were produced and ran some of the top tier events in Southern car racing such as the 12 Hours of Sebring, Riverside Grand Prix and Nassau.
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Like the Scarab's which Troutman and Barnes built, the Chaparral featured a fully-adjustable suspension, but took the theme a step further with Girling four-wheel disc brakes and a fully-independent rear suspension.
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Data points Key details of the Chaparral 1

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Chaparral 1

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Five examples of the Chaparral 1 were produced and ran some of the top tier events in Southern car racing such as the 12 Hours of Sebring, Riverside Grand Prix and Nassau.
Like the Scarab's which Troutman and Barnes built, the Chaparral featured a fully-adjustable suspension, but took the theme a step further with Girling four-wheel disc brakes and a fully-independent rear suspension.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Chaparral
Type of car Race car
Year 1961
Highest auction price 1961 Chaparral 1 Sports Racing Car, $1.111M, August 2004

engine

Fuels Gas

design

Chief designer Chuck Pelly

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Unknown
Rear brakes Unknown
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