Tag: 1961

1961 Kelly Corvette Coupe is One of a Kind


They call it a 1961 Kelly Corvette Coupe. But if it didn’t say Corvette on the door panels, you probably wouldn’t think it had any connection at all to the Chevrolet sports car. The Kelly is built on a chassis from a 1959 or 1960 Corvette, but you wouldn’t know that from a casual glance. […]

  Comments | By - December 2, 2013

Throwback Thursday: Tres Corvettes in South Pasadena


It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today we share a fan submission from Ken Stow who attached the photo named “Tres Corvettes”. Ken says the picture was taken in 1968 in front of Hall’s Arco in South Pasadena, California. Appearing in the photo from left to right is Paul […]

  Comments | By - August 22, 2013

Joe Jackson’s 1961 Corvette is a Thing of Beauty

Photo Credit: Rick Cruz/Pacific Daily News You just never know where a Corvette enthusiast is going to turn up. Take the case of Joe Jackson, who moved to the Pacific island of Guam way back in the 1980s. In 1988, after being a fan of the sports car for years thanks to the influence of

  Comments | By - December 15, 2012

1961 Corvette is a True Barn Find

There isn’t anything that stirs the imagination of a car enthusiast quite like the thought of finding an original barn car. We’ll we found one for you and it looks like this find is a keeper. Locked away in dusty Las Vegas area barn is this Silver/Red 1961 Corvette roadster. It hasn’t started, moved or

  Comments | By - May 24, 2012

1961 Corvette Gulf Oil Race Car a No-Sale at Mecum’s 2012 Kissimmee Auction

The 1961 Corvette Gulf Oil race car was one of the centerpieces of Mecum’s 2012 Kissimmee auction and it drew massive attention when it hit the auction block Saturday afternoon. Bidding on the Grady Davis Gulf Oil-sponsored Corvette was fast and furious at the beginning but eventually stalled at $850,000 and the car went unsold.

  Comments | By - January 31, 2012