Why did Can-Am end?

Why did Can-Am end?

The last year for the original Can-Am championship was 1974. Spiraling costs, a recession in North America following the oil crisis, and dwindling support and interest led to the series being canceled and the last scheduled race of the 1974 season not being run.

What is Svra?

The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) is an American automobile club and sanctioning body that supports vintage racing in the United States.

Can Am series winners?

John Surtees wins first ever Can-Am race on the Mont Tremblant circuit in St. Jovite, Quebec. 1969: At Road America, Bruce McLaren beats teammate Denny Hulme by ….

Wins Championships
12 Patrick Tambay 2 Denny Hulme (1968, 1970)
10 Al Holbert 2 Patrick Tambay (1977, 1980)
9 Bruce McLaren
9 Mark Donohue

How many Pontiac Can Ams were made?

The number of Can Ams produced has never been accurately determined, but the number most commonly used is 1,377.

What are vintage race cars?

Vintage racing is a way to see the cars of the past being used in the way in which they were intended.

How do you get into track racing?

Part 1 of 4: Learn the essentials of race car driving

  1. Step 1: Try driving a go-kart.
  2. Step 2: Get serious about karting.
  3. Step 3: Take a racing class.
  4. Step 4: Practice in your car.
  5. Step 1: Join the SCCA.
  6. Step 2: Get a race car for yourself.
  7. Step 3: Get your safety equipment and gear.
  8. Step 4: Start racing.

Can Am cars list?

Can Am Cars

  • M6A – 1967. The first car, M6A-1, was completed and ready for testing at Goodwood on June 19, 1967, more that three months prior to the opening race in the Can-Am series.
  • M6B – 1968.
  • M8A – 1968.
  • M8B – 1969.
  • M8C – 1970.
  • M8D – 1970.
  • M8E – 1971.
  • M8F – 1971.

How many 1977 Can Ams were made?

Their main concern was the use of the Grand Prix instrument panel. The Grand Prix was extremely profitable for Pontiac, and installing it in the Can Am would reduce Grand Prix production and company profits. Mair overruled the objections, and plans were made to produce 5,000 1977 Can Ams.

How much is a 1977 Pontiac Can Am worth?

Pontiac Can Am (1977 to 1977)

1977 Pontiac Can AM Scottsdale, AZ, USA $26,400 SOLD
1977 Pontiac Can AM Coupe Scottsdale, AZ, USA $18,150 SOLD
1977 Pontiac Can AM Greensboro, NC, USA $18,000 SOLD
1977 Pontiac Can AM 78,000 mi Indianapolis, IN, USA $11,000 HIGH BID