Tag Archives: Jim Hall

Ferrari, Phil Hill, klemcoll

Phil Hill’s Winner

This car is Allen Guiberson’s new Ferrari 750 Monza (0510M) shown next to the Pebble Beach Golf Course just before it was to be driven by Phil Hill at the 1955 Pebble Beach Road Races which took place on April 17, 1955. Guiberson had taken delivery of this pretty Monza in time for the 1955 […]

Chaparral, Jim Hall. Mosport, Phil Hill

The Wing Car

In the mid-1960s Jim Hall redefined Group 7 racing with his Chaparral 2E with its driver-adjustable wing. The 2E was a further development of the prior year’s 2C with rear-mounted radiators and the huge wing which acted directly on the rear suspension uprights. The wing produced substantial downforce and a pedal in the cockpit allowed the […]

Ferrari, Chaparrel, Brands Hatch, BOAC 500, Phil Hill, Mike Spence

The Wing Car

In the 1960s one of the races for the World Sportscar Championship was held on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in England, initially in 1966 over a distance of 500 miles, then, as part of the Championship series, for six hours in the later years of the decade. On July 30, 1967 the race was contested mainly by […]