1956 Sebring Corvette Racer: Putting Corvette on the Map

1956 Sebring Corvette Racer: Putting Corvette on the Map

1956 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Inducted into the Bloomington Gold Great Hall in 2010, our next feature car is a 1956 Sebring Corvette Racer and was owned by John and Sally Neas. This car is the only 1956 production Corvette in the Sebring event. [caption id="attachment_6908" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1956 Sebring Corvette Racer at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6909" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1956 Sebring Corvette Racer at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall[/caption] As Chevrolet’s Chief Engineer, Ed Cole pushed to make the 1953 Motorama show car a Chevrolet production vehicle. The early years were rough, but the V8 came along in 1955, and designers penned a beautiful new body for 1956 Corvettes. Cole thought the time right to go racing. It started with a three-car effort at Daytona Beach in February 1956, where…
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1967 L88 Corvette – The 12-mile Corvette

1967 L88 Corvette – The 12-mile Corvette

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Our feature car is known as the 12-mile Corvette.  This 1967 L88 Corvette was inducted into the Great Hall at Bloomington Gold in 2010. 1967 L88 Corvette - The 12-mile Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall 1967 L88 Corvette - The 12-mile Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall 1967 L88 Corvette - The 12-mile Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall Roger Judski’s 1967 L88 Corvette created a lot of buzzes as it only had 12 miles on it.  Here’s how the story goes: Shipped from the factory by train to Seattle, this 1967 was driven a few miles to Alan Green Chevrolet. Its new owner trailered it to a remote warehouse where he intended to turn it into a dragster. He started but did…
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1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. Our feature Corvette is 1953 EX-122 and was inducted into the Bloomington Gold Great Hall in 2010. The event was held at…
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