March 782 BMW #14 Formula 2 Ex Eddie Cheever. - SOLD
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March 782 BMW
Iconic Chassis #14 , Ex Eddie Cheever BMW Challenge Team car run by Ron Dennis’ Project 4 racing team in the 1978 European F2 series. Perfect continuous history:-
1978 Eddie Cheever
1979 Eje Elgh (NZ Formula Atlantic, in Marlboro sponsorship run by Dick Bennetts)
1980-1983 Charlie Kirby (UK Formula Atlantic)
1983-2018 Andy Falbo (US Formula atlantic)
2018 - 2022 Restored back to 1978 F2 specification by current owner.
Fastidious , no expense spared restoration the car is in perfect condition ready to race, this represents a rare opportunity to have the best and fastest possible F2 car.
Original Mader M12/7 engine rebuilt by Ridgeway with just 100miles running.The car was the fastest F2 car at 2022 Silverstone classic by a long distance, quick enough to be on the front row of the historic F1 grid.
The tub was re-skinned with original Magnesium castings and immaculate original hydro formed front bulkhead. Also features period correct Delta wing which was unique to the project 4 cars.
Spare complete equally powerful Armaroli M12/7 also available with titanium rods, valves - 100 miles since rebuild.
Currently with 1978 Hockenheim Yardley Black Label livery, could also run with MS period livery.
Everything in date, HTP papers till 2032.
Serious Offers invited. Pex considered