Historic Collection

1970 March 701

Chassis: 2
Manufacturer: March Engineering
Series: Formula One
Team: Tyrrell
Driver: Jackie Stewart
Performance Statistics: 475 horsepower, 0-60 in 3.2 seconds, 200mph top speed













This car was driven by Jackie Stewart in the 1970 Formula One World Championship. It won the Spanish Grand Prix and scored three pole positions and two further podium places in the six races he entered with this car. The defending Formula One World Champion led every race he entered, retiring twice with mechanical problems while in the lead. The 701 was March’s first Formula One-designed car and was powered by a Cosworth DFV V8 engine. This car also won the 1970 Race of Champions.

 

1974 Lola T332

Chassis: HU0029
Manufacturer: Lola Cars International
Series: Formula 5000
Team: Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing
Driver: Mario Andretti
Performance Statistics: 485 horsepower, 0-60 in 3.5 seconds, 190mph top speed

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This car was campaigned by Vel’s Parnelli Jones Racing in 1974 and 1975 and raced by, among others, Mario Andretti, the future Formula One World Champion. Andretti had six pole positions and won three races in 1974 at Watkins Glen, Elkhart Lake and Riverside and finished 2nd in the Championship. In 1975, he won four races at Mosport, Elkhart Lake, Laguna Seca and Riverside. Andretti finished second in the 1975 Formula 5000 Championship. Watch Richard Dean driving the Lola T332 to a win at Laguna Seca August 2015 – https://youtu.be/mMOANMp7BLs

1977 Chevrolet Nova

Chassis: 179
Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Series: NASCAR
Team: Dale Earnhardt Inc
Driver: Dale Earnhardt
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 6 seconds, 205mph top speed

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Orignially built as a Pontiac Ventura by Dale Earnhardt’s father-in-law Robert Gee, the Ventura became a Nova after Dale Sr. discovered that the Chevy Nova drafted better. With his familiar Wrangler Jeans colours, Dale won multiple events at Caraway, Daytona, Rockingham and Charlotte with this vehicle as a Ventura in 1982 and 1983.

1980 Williams FW07B

Chassis: 7
Manufacturer: Williams Grand Prix Engineering
Series: Formula One
Team: Albilad Williams Racing Team
Driver: Alan Jones
Performance Statistics: 550 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 200mph top speed


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Alan Jones won the 1980 Formula One World Championship, the first for the Williams team, scoring five wins, two of which (France and Britain) were with this chassis. It also won the non-championship race in Spain.

Watch Zak Brown drive a lap of Laguna Seca in the Williams FW07 (August 2015) – https://youtu.be/lK9Cflx9EM0

1981 Porsche 935 JLP-3 IMSA

Chassis: JLP-3
Manufacturer: Porsche
Series: IMSA Camel GT Championship
Team: JLP Racing
Driver: Rolf Stommelen, John Paul Sr. and John Paul Jr.
Performance Statistics: 750 horsepower, 0-60 in 3.5 seconds, 230mph top speed


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The JLP-3 is believed to be the most successful Porsche 935. It is the only car to win both the Daytona 24 Hours and the Sebring 12 Hours in the same year (1982). It recorded an unprecedented seven consecutive first place finishes from Pococo in September 1981 to Charlotte in May 1982. Raced by John Paul Sr. and his son John Paul Jr., the car also won the 1982 IMSA Camel GT Championship and scored five consecutive race wins and 16 podium finishes in 26 races.

1981 DAP Kart

Chassis: DAP BH33
Manufacturer: DAP
Series: CIK-FIA World Championship
Team: DAP
Driver: Ayrton Senna
Performance Statistics: 14 horsepower, 0-60 in 4 seconds, 75mph top speed

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Ayrton Senna raced this kart in the 1981 World Championship in Parma and finished fourth. The great Brazilian had already started his career in cars and was competing in Britain in Formula Ford 1600, but made a final return to karting in an attempt to win a title that had always eluded him.

1984 March 84C

Chassis: 84C043
Manufacturer: March Engineering
Series: CART PPG Indy Car World Series
Team: Menard Racing, Truesports
Driver: Bobby Rahal. Herm Johnson
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 3.2 seconds, 220mph top speed

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This was one of four cars used by Bobby Rahal during the 1984 Indy Car season and the one in which he was victorious at the Laguna Seca 300 the week after finishing third at Phoenix. Rahal finished the championship in third place.

1985 Roush Protofab

Chassis: 008
Manufacturer: Roush Racing
Series: SCCA Trans Am / IMSA GTO Championship
Team: Roush Team
Driver: Willy T. Ribbs, Scott Pruett, Wally Dallenbach, Debra Gregg
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 4 seconds, 185mph top speed

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This car was raced in the SCCA Trans-Am series as both a Ford Capri and a Mustang by Willy T. Ribbs. Ribbs scored seven victories in 1985. In 1986, Scott Pruett won the IMSO GTO Championship in this car. Deborah Gregg raced the car in 1987 for the Roush Team in the Trans-Am series and Wally Dallenbach raced the car in 1988. This car also scored fifth position overall at the 1986 Daytona 24-hour race.

1986 Lotus Renault Turbo

Chassis: 98T/3
Manufacturer: Lotus
Series: Formula One
Team: Team Lotus
Driver: Ayrton Senna
Performance Statistics: 1225 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 216mph top speed

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Three times World Champion Ayrton Senna drove this car to fourth place in the 1986 Formula One World Championship. He had five poles in this car and won the Spanish and United States Grands Prix in addition to podium finishes at Brazil, Monaco and Belgium.

1986 Porsche 962

Chassis: 120
Manufacturer: Porsche
Series: IMSA
Team: Dyson Racing
Driver: Price Cobb, Rob Dyson, James Weaver
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 4 seconds, 240mph top speed

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The chassis won in its debut at the 1986 Six Hours of Riverside, commencing a streak of four podium finishes to start the season. Additional wins were earned at Charlotte and Sears Point. Price Cobb finished second in the 1986 IMSA GTP Championship and Dyson Racing win its second Porsche Cup.

1986 Birel T17 Kart

Chassis: 0125
Manufacturer: Birel
Series: Finnish Karting Championship
Team: Birel
Driver: Mika Hakkinen
Performance Statistics: 18 horsepower, 0-60 in 3.6 seconds, 80mph top speed


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This Italian-built Birel kart was driven by former Formula One World Champion, Mika Hakkinen in the Formula A 135cc class of the Finnish Karting Championship and the overseas Formula K series. Hakkinen won his fourth karting championship with this kart in 1986, after winning his first ever junior karting race 11 years earlier.

1987 Lola T8700

Chassis: 009
Manufacturer: Lola Cars International Ltd.
Series: CART PPG Indy Car World Series
Team: Newman Haas Racing
Driver: Mario Andretti
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 225mph top speed


Mario Andretti drove this car in the 1987 CART PPG Indy Car World Series, dominating the season opener at Long Beach to win from pole position. It marked the first ever victory in Indy Car competition for the Ilmor Chevrolet Indy V8 engine. Andretti also scored pole position at the 1987 Indianapolis 500 with this car and led 171 of the first 177 laps, retiring with only 23 laps to go.

1987 Lola T8700

Chassis: 008
Manufacturer: Lola Cars International Ltd.
Series: CART PPG Indy Car World Series
Team: Patrick Racing
Driver: Emerson Fittipaldi
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 225mph top speed




This car was raced by Emerson Fittipaldi in the 1988 CART PPG Indy Car World Series, winning at Mid-Ohio and Elkhart Lake. This chassis was the 1987 chassis, bought from Carl Haas of Newman Haas Racing for Fittipaldi to race in the second half of the 1988 season. The Brazilian loved this car and named it Lolita. Fittipaldi finished seventh in the 1988 Indy Car World Series Championship.

1987 Williams FW11B

Chassis: 3
Manufacturer: Williams
Series: Formula One
Team: Canon Williams Honda Team
Driver: Nigel Mansell
Performance Statistics: 1100 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 210mph top speed













The FW11B was driven by Nigel Mansell when he came second in the 1987 World Drivers’ Championship in a season completely dominated by the Williams team. The title was won by Mansell’s team-mate, Nelson Piquet, who only scored three wins to the Englishman’s six, three of which, as well as five pole positions, were with this car.

1990 Ferrari 641

Chassis: 120
Manufacturer: Ferrari
Series: Formula One
Team: Scuderia Ferrari
Driver: Nigel Mansell
Performance Statistics: 685 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 200mph top speed


This car was driven by Nigel Mansell in the 1990 Formula One World Championship. It won the Portuguese Grand Prix at Estoril and scored two further podiums at the Spanish and Australian Grands Prix. Mansell and team-mate Alain Prost secured the 1990 Constructors Championship.

1991 Penske PC20

Chassis: PC20-006
Manufacturer: Penske Cars
Series: CART
Team: Penske Racing
Driver: Rick Mears
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 3 seconds, 235mph top speed














This car was driven by Rick Mears to victory from pole position at the 1991 Marlboro 500 at Michigan International Speedway. The victory was his last Indy Car race win.

1996 Williams FW18

Chassis: 3
Manufacturer: Williams
Series: Formula One
Team: Williams
Driver: Jacques Villeneuve
Performance Statistics: 850 horsepower, 0-60 in 2 seconds, 210mph top speed


Raced by Jacques Villeneuve in the last eight rounds of the 1996 Formula One World Championship, this chassis scored three wins, two poles and gained a total of 46 points in 1996. Williams were dominant in the 1996 season, winning the championship with Damon Hill and coming second with Villeneuve.

2001 McLaren MP4-16A

Chassis: 16A-07
Manufacturer: McLaren
Series: Formula One
Team: McLaren
Driver: Mika Hakkinen
Performance Statistics: 850 horsepower, 0-60 in 2 seconds, 210mph top speed














Mika Hakkinen, the World Champion in 1998 and 1999, raced this car in his final season in Formula One and used this chassis to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The MP4-16, which was powered by a three-litre Mercedes V10 engine won four times in 2001, twice each for Hakkinen and team-mate David Coulthard.

2005 AMG-Mercedes C Class DTM Touring Car

Chassis: RS05-012
Manufacturer: Mercedes
Series: DTM
Team: HWA Team
Driver: Mika Hakkinen
Performance Statistics: 475 horsepower, 0-60 in 3.2 seconds, 185mph top speed













This car won at the 2005 DTM race in Spa-Francorchamps with two-time Formula One World Champion, Mika Hakkinen behind the wheel. It also scored two other podiums at Lausitzring and Istanbul. Hakkinen finished fifth in his debut season in the championship.

2006 Ferrari F430 Challenge

Chassis: 99
Manufacturer: Ferrari
Series: Ferrari F430 Challenge North America
Team: Ferrari of Silicon Valley
Driver: Zak Brown
Performance Statistics: 550 horsepower, 0-60 in 5 seconds, 175mph top speed













Owner Zak Brown made his North American Ferrari F430 Challenge debut at Fontana in 2007. He qualified on pole position and led every lap to win the event. In 2008, Brown scored another dominant win with this car at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. He seized the lead on the first lap and held off the field for victory.

2013 Mercedes F1W04

Chassis: 04
Manufacturer: Mercedes
Series: Formula One
Team: Mercedes
Driver: Lewis Hamilton
Performance Statistics: 800 horsepower, 0-60 in 2 seconds, 220mph top speed













This car was raced by Lewis Hamilton in the 2013 Formula One World Championship, his first season with the Mercedes Formula One team. This chassis scored four pole positions and five podiums, including one win at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Hamilton finished fourth in the Drivers’ standings and Mercedes finished second in the Constructors Championship that year.

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