Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Stunning Chaparrals at Monterey Historics

Story by Mark Atkinson
Photos by Gary Horrocks

While the Monterey Historic weekend usually has some absolutely stunning machinery to drool over, the 2005 edition saw famed sports car maker Chaparral as the featured marque.

We sent down our sports car correspondent Gary Horrocks to investigate, and here are some of the first few images he's submitted.

The original front-engined Chaparral 1

The mid-engined Chaparral 2

The Chaparral 2D gets ready to hit the track at Laguna Seca

The radical Chaparral 2E

Jim hall and his favourite Chaparral 2E

The closed-cockpit Chaparral 2F

The too futuristic for its time Chaparral 2H

The 'sucker car' Chaparral 2J

The 1980 Indy 500 winning Chaparral 2K

Hope you enjoyed these! They sure don't make 'em like they used to...

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