1966 Hayman SR2 Can-Am and USRRC Race Car

History

Built by Roy Hayman / Hayman Racing Components in Ontario, Canada. Built as a USRRC car in 1965, first ran in 1966. The car later ran Can-Am. Originally built for Russell Murray of Montreal, Canada. He entered Mont Tremblant in 1969 as car #32. The car was painted blue and ran an aluminum 215 Oldsmobile engine and a Hewland transmission. Crew Chief was Ross Barth. Russell Murray also ran a strong race and was gaining on the race leaders at the September 7, 1968 Mosport Canadian National Race, until clutch problems forced him into a 5th place finish.

The car also ran Watkins Glen and other tracks in Canada.

Later, the car was raced by Hugh Dixon of Montreal and called Miss Contessa. He raced the car at Mosport and St. Jovite. The car was painted red and was switched to a Chevy SB engine and a ZF transmission.

Chassis

Chassis is chrome moly multiple tube space frame with all aluminum body. Right hand drivers position. Instruments are Smith. The car has updated roll bar from original. New master cylinders. Front suspension is by unequal length A-arms and coil over Armstrong adjustable shocks. Rear suspension is by twin trailing arms with magnesium uprights and coil over Armstrong adjustable shocks. Car has a fresh Chevy 350 race engine and is in extremely good condition.

Engine

Fresh period Chevy 350 race engine with 4V Holley or 4 Weber 2V IDA down draft carburetors. Engine has forged crank shaft connecting rods and pistons, Crane roller cam and roller rockers, big valve race heads, professionally built custom headers and light weight flywheel.

Transmission:

ZFDS25 5-speed synchronized with reverse and limited slip differential.

Wheels

Wheels are the original 6 bolt American magnesium with Dunlop tires. Fronts are 8 x 15 and Rears are 10 x 15

Brakes

4 Wheel disc brakes with Girling aluminum (rebuilt) BR racing calipers and new Girling master cylinders.

Condition

The car is partially restored. Roy Hayman stripped the car to the bare frame, inspected it for structural integrity and then painted the frame black. He then rebuilt the brake calipers, installed new master cylinder and rebuilt the front uprights and suspension. Complete aluminum body in excellent condition. Car has a fresh Chevy 350 race engine and is in extremely good condition.

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The above information is accurate to the best of our knowledge.