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Chevy Corvair

Ian Richardson`s Can-Am based Chevy Corvair with massive 8.1 litre engine was the first saloon to lap the Silverstone club circiut at 100 mph when it burst onto the supersaloon scene in 1975. It was able to retain the Can-Am sports layout within the saloon car rules as the production Corvair was unusually for American saloons rear-engined.

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The Corvair caused alot of attention on its arrival , pictured here this time at Mallory Park in 1975

pictured at a Donington GT race in 1981 , now in white livery and owned by Martin Dilks.