Shadow Racing Cars was the brainchild of the notorious Don Nichols. Originally founded as Advanced Vehicle Systems in 1968, the team was first active as a sports car racing team in the CanAm series and later would appear in the Formula One. With a couple of big successes, at the end of 1979 the team was almost bankrupt. They tried it once more with the Shadow DN12 powered by Cosworth.
A few years ago, the story appeared of the Van Hool VHM Formula One car, which was a kit car with similarities of the Ferrari T312T2. It was built for the 1975 season, but it was never raced in a single Grand Prix, at least that what many of us thought. The Van Hool VHM is one of these few examples I discovered during my research of an existing car