This car is believed
to be the third Chaparral Factory Team car that Chevrolet gave Jim Hall to build
into a race car.
The car was severely
wrecked during testing at Laguna Seca and never raced during 1970.
purchased this car from Jim Hall after the 1970 Trans-Am season. Robbins painted
the car orange and black and numbered the car 24. He drove it for the 1971
Warren Agor of
Rochester, New York, bought the car from Robbins in late 1971. Agor changed the
color to Hugger Orange and the number to 13. Hoselton Chevrolet sponsored the
car for the three years that Agor drove the car. Agor had the best and most
consistent success with the car. Midway through the 1972 season he was second in
total Trans-Am points, and finished the year in 4th place.
In 1974, the car was
sold to Joe Gonzales of Miami, Florida. He raced the car in IMSA and GT classes
until the late 80's.
started in 1992 and completed the next year. It was decided to restore the car
as Agor ran it in his famous #13 Hugger Orange color, so the was that you see it
today is the way it would have looked in 1972.