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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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The “Pollution Packer” Runs 311 MPH At Cecil County Drag-O-Way In 1973!!!

February 21, 2009

America was not in a good mood in 1973! It seemed like we were fed up with everything. The Vietnam War, the hippy culture, inflation, high unemployment, Nixon’s Watergate situation, the death of muscle cars, sky rocketing car insurance rates, and the first Arab oil embargo all weighed heavy on our minds. Even NHRA was […]