This was the magnificent time in top-drawer auto racing where the wedge came to life. Sideways on track, spitting flames from their open rear ends!
It was intuitive, low-tech aero. But race-proven and glorious to behold, then as now.
The LMP1 and SPider descriptors above are ours – the car actually competed in primarily North American Can-Am races, we believe. But the sentiment and bleeding-edge tech certainly makes it LeMans worthy — whatever the classes were dubbed in 1977.
Coinciding with the Monaco Historic Grand Prix
Le Sporting Monte-Carlo, Monaco
14 May 2016
RM Monaco 2016 – 1977 Chevron B36 LMP1 Spider
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