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 »
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
The great thing about Corvettes is that they appeal to just about everyone. That means sometimes that what one person deems an “ordinary” Corvette might be the “King of the Hill” to another person. Take, for example, auto123.com’s recently listing of the Top 10 Chevrolet Corvettes of all time. In case you aren’t familiar with
This snappy little car (about which we previously wrote) was the hit of the Corvette Corral. It was there every day of the Detroit Grand Prix, and I couldn’t resist taking more photos. Often the owner was present explaining how …
Anyone who has restored his father’s old car can understand exactly where Tony Meehan is coming from. As he stands in front of his dad’s 1958 Corvette that he bought new, Tony tells a poignant story about a car that is obviously more than just a car. “I grew up around race cars,” he says.