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Author Topic: Mystery of Chapman"s death  (Read 968 times)

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Offline Jericoke

Re: Mystery of Chapman"s death
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2020, 02:22:38 PM »
I read DeLorean's autobiography, on a Clear Day you can see General Motors.

It's about his time at GM, and doesn't cover his own car company, but he struck me as a very capable auto exec, and I've been fascinated about him ever since.  Never knew the Chapman connection either!

Offline cosworth151

Re: Mystery of Chapman"s death
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2020, 04:32:31 PM »
I seem to remember some speculation about Chapman's death in the press at the time. There was a suspicion that he had committed suicide. This would make more sense.
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Offline Andy B

Re: Mystery of Chapman"s death
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2020, 08:20:16 PM »
Always an interesting character, I visited Lotus GP at Ketteringham Hall once the week after AS death which subdued the proceedings a bit but and interesting visit which compared to the team building of today was tiny.
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