debuted the original front-engined Chaparral
I at Laguna Seca in June, 1961. He finished 2nd to Chuck
Sargent in his Birdcage. Here, he powers around Turn 6 toward
a 3rd place finish in the 1961 "L.A. Times Grand Prix" held at Riverside
on Oct 13-15, 1961. He finished 2nd in the Oct. 12-14, 1962 event
in an upgraded version of the same car.
|Hall rounds Riverside's popular Turn
6. The grandstands were always full here during major events.
This car was built by SoCal constructors
Troutman-Barnes, the same team that built the Scarabs
for Lance Reventlow.
For more info on these cars, (and the
later USRRC and Can- Am Chaparral
II's) read Richard Falconer's "Chaparral".
|Another look at Hall at Riverside in
Here, he exits the high-speed Turn 1.
|Monterey Historics, 1997: The
original Chaparral returned to Laguna Seca, the site of its first appearance,
with Murray Smith driving.
New! Mark Cramer is creating a Chaparral
site. It's still under construction and doesn't have an index page
Here's his page on the
Hall -- 2
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