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1971 McLaren M8E/F

Racing Past Presented by Shannons Insurance.

The ‘Pete Sherman Special’ was assembled from a McLaren M8E chassis and a shortened M8F body.

It raced in the Can-Am Series in 1972/73.

Car # 51
Engine: 8300cc Chevrolet V8
Driver: Roger Williams

Powered by an 8.3 litre Aluminium Chevrolet engine, the car has phenomenal straight-line performance and has been racing in historic events for many years around the world.

The car appears here at Albert Park fresh from the Phillip Island Classic winning 4 of the 5 events.