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Bill Dixon

raced his Maserati 300S #3077 with its original Maserati 6-cylinder engine in 1960.  For 1961, he figured Chevy V8 power would make his beautiful car more competitive.
 

At Pomona, July 8-9 1961 he appeared with the 351 cid V8.

Now with plenty of horsepower he ran with the leaders in the early laps, but didn't finish.

 
5750cc. of  full-race Chevy V8 power.  Dixon thunders up the hill.
 
Dixon at Laguna Seca on October 21-22.  He qualified, but DNF'd early.

This feature article on the Maserati-Chevy by Jerry Titus ran in the November 1961 issue of "Sports Car Graphic" magazine.

 
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