March 73/A Formula 5000
Offered for sale is Mike Creswell’s March 73A, chassis number 1.
Displayed at the 1973 London Race Car Show where it was purchased by John Gunn and raced in the UK for 3 races.
It was then driven by John Gunn in the USA and sold on to Les Hudelsen (driver John Cannon), Greg Wold, Nick Smith, Roger Williams, Clark Proctor and now Mike Creswell.
Year : 1973
Chassis Number : 1
Chassis Type : Alloy riveted
Engine : Chevrolet 5000, Tony Marsh
Fuel Injection : Lucas
Gearbox : Hewland DG300, rebuilt, not driven since
Shocks : Koni
Brakes : Alcon 4 pot
Wheels : GRD Engineering
Tyres : Avon
The car is currently in the original white it left the factory in 1973 (number 139), The other photos are during Clark Proctors ownership (number 57).
Of the 5 chassis produced by March and sold as complete cars this car, chassis number 1, appears to be one of the few in original undamaged condition.
Car is located in Tauranga, New Zealand, we are happy to help with quotes for packing and shipping for overseas buyers.
This car is to be auctioned on the NZ Trademe website closing on the 15th of May, link is :-https://www.trademe.co.nz/a/motors/specialist-cars/competition-cars/listing/3605782220?bof=2TgbHMc0
Bidding currently stands at NZ$75,000
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