The one-off backmarker brought back to life after half a century
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The one-off backmarker brought back to life after half a century

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The unique McKee-Chevrolet Mahrya achieved very limited success in period. But over half a century after it was shuttered, it has completed a 17-year restoration and is once again turning heads on the track

“The only angle that’s ugly is the very front - it looks like a guppy fish - but we’re not going to change it. It is what it is and she’s unique.”

Those who attended the popular American SpeedFest event at Brands Hatch earlier this month – returning after a COVID-19-induced hiatus – may well have seen Greg Thornton’s “guppy fish” as it made its way forward from the back of the Bernie’s V8 field.

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