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Zora Arkus-Duntov’s Daytona Flyer-The First Factory Supported Racing Corvette

May 27, 2009

I thought it would be fun to take a look back at the first factory-supported racing Corvette. The ZR1 is a wonder of aluminum, titanium, carbon fiber, and computers. By contrast, the ‘56 Daytona Speed Weeks Corvette was born of cast iron, steel, fiberglass, and pure guts.

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Corvette Odd-Ball: Is the “Grumpy” Corvette for real?

October 14, 2008

Question: Is the “Grumpy” Corvette for real? Answer: I’m going to make a broad assumption that everyone reading this knows who Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins is. If not, we’re going to have to suspend your drivers license for a month while you take Muscle Car and Nostalgia Drag Racing Sensitivity Training Classes. There’ll be a test […]