Tag: race car

“Fast Phil” Currin Honored by Sebring Hall of Fame

“Fast Phil” Currin used his savvy brain to become one of the steadiest Corvette racers of the 1970s. He paid just $1,900 for his red 1963 split-window some 47 years ago. Now 67, Currin and his Corvette – nicknamed “Giantkiller” when he made a habit of beating newer, flashier cars – made an appearance at

  Comments | By - May 6, 2013

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

Corvette vs. Jaguar at the Concours d’Elegance of America

If there was an Olympic event for world class car shows, Pebble Beach, Amelia Island and the Concours d’Elegance of America (formerly Meadowbrook) would all complete for the gold medal. Any (or all) of these 3 prestigious shows should be on your must-attend list. When we heard that there was going to be Corvette vs

  Comments | By - August 2, 2012

1969 BFG Stars & Stripes ZL1/L88 Racer Finds New Home!

Remember John Greenwood’s 1969 BF Goodrich Stars and Stripes ZL1/L88 racer that sold at RM’s Monterey auction for $638,000? Purchased by Terry Michaelis of Proteam Corvette, the ’69 BFG Corvette recently made its way home to the company’s Napoleon, Ohio facility. The former Le Mans race car will be the centerpiece of Proteam’s L88 collection

  Comments | By - September 23, 2011