Chevron B8 group 4 (1968)
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Chassis numbers here and here
On the road, see video

Specifications

44 units built
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Homologation number: 244
Homologation start: 1/5/1968

BMW M10, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1990cc, 89.0 x 80.0 mm
195 HP (143.52 KW) @ 7300 RPM
2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
aspiration, natural with 2 x Weber 48 DCOE Carburetors
water cooled
Dry sumped with front mounted oil cooler

Climax FPF 2751cc

Ford Cosworth FVA, 1594cc
230 bhp @ 8500 rpm

Hewland FT200, 5 speed Manual gearbox
Cam and pawl rear LSD
fibreglass body on aluminium reinforced steel spaceframe rolling chassis
Front suspension, double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension, lower wishbones, top links, twin trail arms, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
rack-and-pinion steering
disc brakes all-round
550kg


Results in WSCC

Season
BMW M10 engine
Running in Group 6 until Targa Florio
Car entry Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Brands Hatch Monza Targa Florio Nurb Spa Watkins Glen Zeltweg Le Man
Team 24h 12h 6h 1000km 1000km 1000km 6h 500km 24h
Chevron Cars #47, 8th #31, in entry list #97, acci dent in practice #44, in entry list
Chevron Cars, CH-DBE-52 (Ford FVA) Group 6 #50, 17th #25, 18th
Racing Preparations, CH-DBE-57 (Climax 2751cc) Group 6 #39, in entry list #238, dns #11, drive shaft #10, eng ine
Northumbria Racing (Ford FVA) Group 6 #52, in entry list
Peter Taggart #29, in entry list #106, dnt qualify #54, 19th
Nikolaus Killenberg #33, in entry list #200, in entry list
Nikolaus Killenberg (BMW 1.6) Group 6 #38, 31st
Trevor Twaites/ George Duncan, CH-DBE-32 #98, 46th #46, in entry list
Red Rose Motors, CH-DBE-54 #99, acci dent
T. R. Clapham #100, elec trics #45, in entry list
Tech-Speed Racing #101, acci dent
Tech-Speed Racing #102, 14th
Roy Johnson/ Howden Ganley, CH-DBE-28 #47, oil pres sure
Total points
3
3
Statistics
Starts/finishes 16/7 2/2 1/0 9/3 4/2
Driver Team entries and car number
Chevron Cars
Brian Classic 47 31 97 44
Digby Martland 47 31 97 44
John Lepp 50 99 25
John Bridges 50 99 25
Racing Preparations
John Markey 39 11 10
Tony Beeson 238 11 10
Alain De Cadenet 238
Northumbria Racing
John Blades 52
Neil Corner 52
Peter Taggart
Peter Taggart 29 106 54
Keith Burnand 106
Tony Goodwin 54
Nikolaus Killenberg
Nikolaus Killenberg 33 200 38
Friedhelm Ruhse 33
Georg Bialas 200 38
T. R. Clapham
Geoff Breakell 100 45
Derek Bell 45
Tech-Speed Racing
Chris Meek 101
Chris Craft 101
Allan Rollinson 102
Moris Nunn 102

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Drawings

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