1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer

Today on the Vette Vues blog we are looking at the 1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer that is owned by Kevin Mackay, Corvette Repair Inc in Valley Stream, New York. Our first set of photos are from Chip’s Choice Display 2017 at Corvettes at Carlisle. The next set is from the 2017 Bloomington Gold Special Collection.

1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Front on display at the 2017 Corvettes at Carlisle Chip’s Choice.
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Interior
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Interior
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Rear Quarter
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Rear Quarter
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Side Number 92
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Side Number 92
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Side Branding
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Side Branding
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Engine Bay
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Engine Bay
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Historical Photos
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Historical Photos
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Documentation
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Documentation
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Documentation
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Documentation
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Show Board
1967 Factory L88 #92 Corvette Dana Racer Show Board

In 1966 Peyton Cramer, former General Manager of Shelby American, and his partner Paul Doske
purchased a Chevrolet dealership in South Gate, CA. The business plan for DANA Chevrolet was
high performance. They were well connected with Chevrolet, behind closed doors. The partners
hired a staff of well-known racers for their race shop: Dick Guldstrand, Dale Armstrong, and Bobby
Joe MacDonald. John Peter Hill, an experienced racer, approached DANA to purchase an L88.
Guldstrand wrote the purchase order for Hill and specified off-road use for the Marina Blue,
black interior convertible optioned with the L88 engine, M22 transmission, 3.55 positraction,
J56 heavy-duty brakes, F41 special suspension, TI ignition, and radio, heater, and top delete. The
factory racing headers and American Torque Thrust D wheels came with the L88. The racer was
shipped in early May to DANA Chevrolet and was immediately sent to the race shop for prep to
SCCA rules.

The L88 was raced at Stardust Las Vegas, Santa Barbara, and Riverside CA as car #92. Rex Ramsey
co-drove with Hill; they were later sponsored by Harry Mann Chevrolet, Los Angeles.
The L88 has the original DANA paperwork, logbooks, title, and complete owner history. In
2002 the car received the NCRS American Heritage Award.

This is the only Marina Blue L88 Convertible known to exist.


If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine check out our Issue Preview and see what our subscribers are enjoying each month.

Vette Vues Magazine is jammed packed with Corvette information covering C1 to C8. Each monthly issue has features, reviews, tips, restorations, clubs, events, racing, auction results, model cars, classifieds, products, services, and more.  Enjoy the latest Corvette news, as well as some great historical facts.


Share this article with your friends.
Share this article with your friends.
CALL NOW