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Chaparral 2 Chevrolet Chassis 2002, at the 2005 Monterey Historic Automobile Races

Chaparral 2 Chevrolet Chassis 2002, at the 2005 Monterey Historic Automobile Races by Wouter Melissen - Ultimatecarpage.com

The Chaparral 2A is the car as originally raced ( originally named the Chaparral 2 ), featuring a very conventional sharp edge to cut through the air.

It also featured a square tail with a concave tail reminiscent of the theories of Dr. Wunibald Kamm. Almost immediately an issue with the front end being very light at speed with a consequent impact on steering accuracy and driver confidence.

The first aerodynamic appendages began to appear on the 2A.

The 2A was raced in the 1965 12-hour race at Sebring driven by Hap Sharp and Jim Hall. It also raced in the 1965 500-km race from Bridgehampton whilst being driven by Hap Sharp.

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