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Toyota engine development 1996 - 1999, Car: Eagle - Reynard racing cars, Drivers: Juan Fangio II, PJ Jones, Alex Baron, Vincenzo Sospiri, Gualter Salles, Andrea Montermini, Raul Boesel.
1966 - 1969 SCCA, 21 races - 3 poles - 1 win - 1966 Bridgehampton, Dan Gurney - Lola / GW-Ford
1974 - 1976 SCCA, 24 races - 1win (6 podiums)- 1976 Road America Winner: Vern Schuppan - Lola
1970 SCCA, 11 races - 3 pole positions - Dan Gurney, Swede Savage - Plymouth Barracuda, US Sports Car Championship 1966
7 races - 4 poles positions - 1 win - 1966 Bridgehampton, Jerry Grant - Lola / GW-Ford
1977 - 1978, SCCA National Championship 10 starts - 4 wins - 2 pole positions Winner: David Loring - Eagle Formula Ford
12 races - 1 pole position - 1 podium (3rd) Seven top 10 finishes. Driver: Alex Gurney
AAR Racing Highpoints
Creation of the "Gurney Flap" (Also called Wicker Bill) during 3 day AAR test of new Indy Eagle at Phoenix Raceway. 1971
World Record at "California 500" Ontario Motor Speedway
Jerry Grant, driving the Olsonite Eagle No 48, becomes the first driver to break the 200mph barrier on an oval track in first day qualifying by posting a lap of 201.414 mph. He captured the pole with a 4 lap average of 199.600 mph. This represented a world record. Team mate Bobby Unser, driving the Olsonite Eagle No 6, ran even faster the following day, setting another new world record with a 4 lap average of 201.374 mph (4 laps were: 200.597, 201.432, 201.509, 201,965 mph).
Gurney throws a challenge at Formula 1 by publicly betting $100,000. dollars that an Eagle Indy car will beat a Formula 1 Grand Prix car in a one lap contest at the Nuerburgring, Germany. The bet is widely discussed in the international press, nobody takes him up on it. 1973-1974
Indy 500 Rookie of the Year: Vern Schuppan / Jorgensen Eagle Offenhauser. 1976
17 GTP Race victories in a row, a record for ONE team and a record in sports car history. 1992-1993