1947 A40 Special
1947 A40 Special

Chris Amon’s first race car was the Herrick A40 Special. Chris purchased it, as a 16-year-old, from Keith Smith in 1960 after it had been totally rebuilt following a bad accident when Herb Gilroy lost control at the Houghton Bay hillclimb. Around 1956 Herb sold...

Can Am 1969 Chris Amon
Can-Am 1969 with Chris Amon

A driver with extraordinary ability.By Bill GavinPhoto Above: Chris Amon in his 1969 Ferrari 612 Can-Am. (Photo from Chris Amon collection in book Champions of Speed p167) In April of 1969 at the Spanish Grand Prix at the Montjuïc circuit in Barcelona, Chris Amon told me...

Chris Amon - a brief history of a great driver
Chris Amon – A brief history

A Brief History of a Great Driver By Michael Clark The talent was evident when he was barely out of school. Driving a Maserati 250F at the age of 18 in his first New Zealand Grand Prix in pouring rain gave him a taste for oversteer that...

NZFMR Official Program cover 2011 Chris Amon
Chris Amon Festival 2011

Read the articles contained within the Official New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing celebrating Chris Amon, published in 2011. I'll be added more content in the upcoming weeks, so check back often or signup to receive notifications of new content. To see all articles relating...