Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

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Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:21 am

What happened to Arnold Chatz's GTV that ran in the Star Modified Saloon car championship in the late seventies and early eighties. It was numbered B22 and then later as B33. The last time I saw it race it was driven by Nico Bianco and Arnold Chatz was in his new GTV. It was painted a dark brick red, it would be interesting to find out what happened to the old legends that we followed as youngsters. Would also be nice to find some old photos as all of mine where lost in the various moves around the country.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by kevin » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:22 am

Hi mark , interesting to know that Arnold Chatz has won the most titles in an Alfa ever. He also raced in holland in the seventies . He did offer all his photos to the club . I am not sure where his car went but I did manage to get most of the parts off his alfetta .
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:18 pm

Hi Kevin

Thanks for the info maybe somebody from the club can post some pics and info. The Alfette you took the parts from was that the white alfetta sponsored by, if I remember correctly " PAL Television" ?
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:07 am

Found A few more pics this weekend, this one I took from a poster on my buddies wall.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Tue Feb 28, 2012 4:48 am

AC leading the field in the wet.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:01 am

Pic of AC from a mag.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:11 am

AC car the last time I saw it race,driver by the late Nico Bianco. It was great to see two GTV been race together, Arnold Chatz was in the newer model 116 GTV.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:27 am

The last pic I found was from a race program from Kyalami.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by kevin » Tue Feb 28, 2012 1:16 pm

Great finds mark . I used to have that one poster above my bed when I was a kid . Not much changed - just moved to the garage :D
I need to get time to ask Arnold chatz for his pics which he offered to the club .
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:38 am

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I few more pic's of South Africa Group One racing.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:43 am

The aftermath of a BMW 535 loosing its oil in the essesat the old Kyalami (early eighties).
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The Alfa came off a little better than the Mini.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:54 am

More Pic's of Group One, back in the day.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by kevin » Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:09 pm

Hi mark , please if you can dig up as many pics of those 3.0 from the eighties that would be great . That white gtv I believe was the fastest best handling one ever made in SA as a standard car . It made 40 kw more than standard . Note the use of standard .
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:18 am

Another pic of A.C. bit of a long way off but showing a clean pair of heels.
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Re: Arnold Chatz's Star Modified GTV

Post by Mark Walshaw » Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:23 am

Arnold Chatz's newer car. (sorry about the pole)
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