Dave Watson was an engineer who built multiple tube frame chassis for SCCA Trans-am and IMSA. This was his personal race car for the Trans am series in 1984. He went to work for Jack Roush Racing in 1985. This is a well engineered chassis with radius bent rectangular tube frame chassis. It was run in 21 SCCA Pro Trans am races 1984-88. In 1984 it had several top 5 finishes and a pole position. This Watson built chassis started out as a Pontiac Firebird but when Chevy offered better factory support later in the season Dave switched the body to a Camaro. Fischer Engineering, the same engine builder that took care of the championship T/A Camaro provide engines and sponsorship. Dave sold the Camaro at the end of 1984 to John Brandt who continued to race the race in Trans-am until 1984. This Camaro has original SCCA log books. It is in very original condition. All the mechanical systems have been rebuilt, including fresh motor, diff, trans, all calipers and master cylinders rebuilt .Wheel bearings replaced. It is ready to do a race set up and test. Race Ready
Built and raced by Dave Watson in 1984 SCCA Pro Trans-am. Dave ran 10 races in 1984. Dave was on the pole at Las Vegas, placed 5th at Detroit and Daytona. a 9th place at Riverside. body changed from Firebird to Camaro for the Sears Point race. Sold to John Brandt at end of season when Dave went to work for Jack Roush Trans-am and IMSA GTO teams. John ran the Camaro in 11 Trans am races between 1985 -1988.
Recent Competition History
1984 Dave Watson pole position Las Vegas, multiple top 10 finishes, John Brandt multiple top 10 finishes. The Camaro was run in SVRA races on the East Coast for many years. I have all the SVRA log books
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