Tag: 1969

1969 Corvette Rally Car Runs Hard in Swiss Race

A 1969 Chevrolet Corvette doesn’t usually end up as a rally car in Switzerland. But this video shows a C3 Stingray more than holding its own apparently competing in the Rallye Critérium Jurassien 2012 against a Ferrari and another small car. We say apparently because we searched the Internet high and low but could find

  Comments | By - May 17, 2012

Corvettes on Craiglist: 1969 Finovette by George Barris

For sale on Craigslist is a George Barris custom creation built from a 1969 Corvette. The story goes that Barris was commissioned to the build the car for Bobby Rautbord, the off-shore boat racing champion who won the 1972 World Cup. The boat that Rautbord won the World Cup with was called the Fino #18

  Comments | By - January 2, 2012

The Baddest Corvette of Them All: The L88 Stingray

Many people consider the L88 Stingray, manufactured between 1967 and 1969, to be the baddest and biggest Corvette ever built. This vehicle sported a comprehensive racing package, including big block V8 with solid-lifters and special Can-Am-spec cylinder heads. It was one of the first vehicles in the Corvette line to be manufactured specifically with racing […] More »

  Comments | By - July 11, 2011

Recently Shown at The Corvette Museum: The 1969 Dodge Charger General Lee

by Patrick Rall The American Muscle Car Exhibit recently ended at the National Corvette Museum, having successfully paid tribute to some of the tuffest rides (which aren’t Corvettes!) of the past half century. Few cars live up to the American Muscle moniker as aptly as the General Lee of “The Dukes of Hazzard” fame. Collaborations between […] More »

  Comments | By - June 20, 2011

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