Winged Car Wednesday – Chaparral 2E

The predecessor to the Chaparral 2F discussed last year, the 2E was the original big-wing car, featuring an open cockpit compared to the 2F’s closed driver compartment. Bolted directly to the rear suspension, that massive airfoil could be adjusted via a pedal under the driver’s left foot for maximum downforce when cornering and minimal dragContinue reading “Winged Car Wednesday – Chaparral 2E”

Winged Car Wednesday – Chaparral 2H

Not all race car designs are a success; some are utter failures. Take the Chaparral 2H. After achieving great success with cars like the 2E, 2F and 2G, it was decided an entirely new car would be created with the 2H. The goal was to make a low slung, narrow car that had minimal dragContinue reading “Winged Car Wednesday – Chaparral 2H”