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
by Eric YeeCorvette Forum Corvettes, especially the C4 and later gens, are among the best handling cars ever made. And the best way to experience their limits in a safe manner is on a track or autocross course. But for a novice things can be a bit intimidating. My first high-performance driving event started during […] More »
by John CoyleCorvette Forum Racing any kind of vehicle, whether it’s a GT-car in ALMS, a NASCAR at Daytona or a ferocious MotoGP machine, is a workout. That said, today’s cars are exponentially easier to pilot than the monsters of yesteryear. Want an example? Then check out this video of driver Christian Dick literally wrestling […] More »
Last night the 1969 ZL-1 Greenwood Stars and Stripes Corvette that was campaigned at Sebring, Daytona and Le Mans crossed the auction block at RM’s Monterey auction. Early estimates of what this Corvette would sell for proved to be way off when the hammer dropped at $580,000. Corvette Report’s K.Scott Teeters watched the auction last
This ’56 C1 is far from pristine. There’s a custom hood, numerous cosmetic blemishes, and the fact that the original motor has been swapped out for a ’65 327 mill. But it’s the pedigree?or stated pedigree? which we find interesting. Along with all the standard info about vehicle’s condition, the seller claims that after it […] More »