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1974 Chevron B26 'Chocolate Drop'



William I'Anson Ltd are thrilled to offer for sale 'Chocolate Drop', the Ex - Works, Peter Gethin, Brian Redman, John Watson 1974 Chevron B26 - Hart.

Chocolate Drop is arguably the most famous of Chevrons and one of the most iconic 2-litre Sportscars extant. The car which united Chevron’s best drivers, founder Derek Bennett, team manager Paul Owens and engine guru Brian Hart.

Built by Chevron Cars as a Works entry, fitted with the first Hart 420R engine, and painted in the famous brown with yellow stripe livery that led to its nickname ‘Chocolate Drop’.

Debuted at Silverstone in Interserie with Works ace Peter Gethin with Brian Hart in attendance to oversee his development engine. Chocolate Drop finished 5th overall against Porsche 917s and 8-litre McLarens to win the 2-litre class in a very impressive first race.

Driven to a stunning result of 4th overall at Brands Hatch in the World Sportscar Championship round, on the only occasion Gethin and Brian Redman, the two most successful Works Chevron drivers, shared a car.

Helped Chevron achieve 5th place in the 1974 World Sportscar Championship.

Winner of the 1976 British Sportscar Championship with Iain McLaren.

Benefitting from recent cosmetic overhaul with new FIA HTPs in application. Chocolate Drop is a multiple veteran of Le Mans Classic and has been a regular with Peter Auto in CER 2. Now is the time to prepare for Le Mans Classic in 2020 with the most important Chevron in existence.

For more information on Chocolate Drop, please enquire or visit our website here:



Seller: WilliamIanson
  William I'Anson Ltd
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Country: United Kingdom
City: Gloucester
Phone: + 44 (0) 1285 831 488
Currency: GBP
Trade or Private: Trade
Price: £POA
Added: 24/05/2019
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