Jimmy Castle
Carmel, CA


1970 Chaparral Chevrolet # 1
"Factory" Trans Am Camaro
Originally Driven by Jim Hall

Built by: Jim Hall's Chaparral Cars, Inc.

Engine: ohv V-8, 302 c.i., 440 hp, single 4-barrel carb
Transmission: 4-speed
Brakes: 4-wheel disc

This car is one of three built, but is the only one known to exist.

The car won the 1970 Watkins Glen Trans-Am race, giving Team Chaparral its first win.


It finished sixth in the 1970 Trans-Am Championship Driver's Standings, with Jim Hall as the driver.

Other drivers in the 1970 Trans-Am Series were Ed Leslie, Vic Elford, and Joe Leonard.

 

Jim Hall & Ed Leslie-Chaparral Camaro-Laguna Seca-April 1970

Best Finishes

1970 4th Lime Rock Jim Hall
  5th Bryar Jim Hall
  4th Bridgehampton Jim Hall
  4th Road America Jim Hall
  1st Watkins Glen Vic Elford
  5th Kent Vic Elford

Track Records

  Pole Mid-Ohio Ed Leslie

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