Tag: 24 Hours of LeMans

Public Reveal for the #1 1960 Briggs Cunningham Corvette Canceled Due to Undisclosed Security Concerns

Content provided by CorvetteBlogger.com The public reveal of the #1 1960 Briggs Cunningham Corvette racer Friday afternoon at the Corvettes at Carlisle show in Carlisle, PA. was canceled due to security concerns. A statement from Lance Miller was read to the crowd who gathered at the grandstand to witness the unveiling of the former Le Mans […] More »

  Comments | By - August 27, 2012

The #1 1960 Briggs Cunningham Le Mans Corvette Revealed at Corvettes at Carlisle

Content provided by CorvetteBlogger.com Last month, one of the lingering automotive mysteries surrounding Corvette’s first campaign at the 24 Hours of Le Mans was solved. Of course we’re talking about the finding of the Briggs Cunningham 1960 #1 Le Mans Corvette racer which has been lost for 50 years. On Thursday evening with a crowd of […] More »

  Comments | By - August 24, 2012

The 1960 Le Mans Winning Corvette at the Concours d’Elegance of America

Content provided by CorvetteBlogger.com In the summer of 1960 Corvette Racing won the prestigious 24 hours of Le Mans for the very first time. Racing legend Briggs Cunningham fielded 3 white, fuel injected C1′s numbered 1, 2, and 3 in the annual endurance race. Cars #1 and #2 didn’t finish, but number 3 went on to […] More »

  Comments | By - August 8, 2012

No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette Racer Found

If you’ve had the opportunity to watch The Quest, the documentary about the 3-car team of 1960 Corvettes fielded by Briggs Cunningham in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans and the search for those three cars years later by collectors, you would know that the No. 1 Corvette had been lost and its current

  Comments | By - August 1, 2012

Watch This Single Lap of Le Mans at Night

We’ve seen plenty of on-board videos from Le Mans but this one from Corvette Racing’s Jordan Taylor lap during a nighttime practice session before this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is simply amazing for both its clarity and perspective. This was the first trip to Le Mans for the rookie driver and he appeared

  Comments | By - June 27, 2012

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