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This Chevron B19 is a 1971 ex works car designed and introduced by Chevron founder Derek Bennett at the beginning of 1971 and followed on from the successful B8 and B16 models.
As before, the car was aimed firmly with the privateer in mind, with ease of maintenance and low running costs being vital factors in its design, as well as being a competitive alternative to rival manufacture’s Lola T210.
Over the following months some 35 individual B19s would be built. B19-71-12 has continuous race and ownership history from new.
It was entered by Chevron Racing for the 1971 season where it was driven by Chris Craft, who at the time was widely recognised as one the best of the new generation of young British drivers.
At the end of the season it was shipped to South Africa where it was raced by well know drivers such as Mike Hailwood and Brian Redman.
Its current engine is a latest spec G. Richardson FVC.
#71-12 has all current FIA HTP papers and has an incredible history as a race car.
It will be certainly be in with a great chance of FTD at the Festival.
The history of this car will be on Show in the paddock so come and meet the guys and be sure to have them sign your Autograph page in the program.
The Motorsport Festival for the Whole Family
26th - 28th June 2020
Advanced Booking Only