The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray is a special car in itself, as any Corvette aficionado will tell you. So how do you make a ’63 Sting Ray stand out from such an exclusive pack? With history. This ’63 Corvette, numbered “7-11,” was a raced by Gary Pickens in the 1960s. The race team swapped [...]
C3 Corvette racer running in a Swiss rally.
#3 of 6 original Z06 race cars made. On display at the 2013 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
SVRA Group 6 Race at Sebring International Raceway March 3rd, 2013
GM Designer Bill Mitchell took his off the books Corvette racing team to Bermuda to race. He took the experimental SR-2 and the Corvette racers for some fun in the sun. Racing was officially banned at General Motors but Mitchell and others kept it alive by organizing private teams that they supplied with cars.
Joining other Corvettes on the beach in Daytona Beach Florida in February of 1957 was Chevrolet Corvette SR2 Beach Racer specifically built for racing. It was designed by GM Design chief, Bill Mitchell and maintained by Smokey Yunick. The car was the test bed for Rochester Fuel Injection system. It was driven on the beach [...]
Back in 1963 the boys at Chevrolet decided to go racing. And of course there was only one car that could possibly wave the race flag for GM and that was the Chevy Corvette. Overnight a legend was born. Part race car and part muscle car only 5 1963 Corvette Grand Sports were build but [...]
DtRockstar1 records a very rare Corvette with an L88 engine, by legendary driver, Tony DeLorenzo. The L88 engine was extremely rare, with a factory rating of about 430 hp, but it was more like 600 horsepower. They wanted to keep this engine very secret, which is why they rated it low.
DtRockstar1 records and incredibly rare and valuable 1963 Corvette Grand Sport. This car was created to race against the Shelby Cobras at the time. The building of these cars was a secret operation because of the racing ban during that time period. When GM found out that they were making race cars, they immediately stopped [...]