1960 Briggs Cunningham #1 Le Mans Race Car Going to RM Auctions May 22, 2021, at Amelia Island

1960 Briggs Cunningham #1 Le Mans Race Car Going to RM Auctions May 22, 2021, at Amelia Island

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1960 Chevrolet Corvette Briggs Cunningham LeMans Race Car Theodore W. Pieper ©2021 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's One of the earliest cars from Corvette’s endurance racing past is headed for auction at RM Sotheby’s 2021 Amelia Island auction.  The 1960 Briggs Cunningham #1 Le Mans Race Car could bring over $1.3M. This will be sold at No Reserve! The RM Sotheby’s auction at Amelia Island is May 22, 2021. The preview starts Thursday the 20th from 10 AM until 7 PM and continues on Friday. Saturday the preview starts at 9 AM and the Auction begins at 11 AM. Also during the Amelia Island Concours, on Friday, May 21, 2021, Chevrolet Motorsports will present Chevy Thunder Seminar at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Talbot Ballroom during the Amelia Island Concours. The seminar…
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No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette Racer

No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette Racer

1960 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
In this article, we will look at some photos that appeared in Vette Vues Magazine in 2012 from Corvettes at Carlisle and some from the Bloomington Gold event in 2018 of the No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette Racer.  But first, a little history of this unique Corvette that has been in the courts for several years. No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette Racer at the June Bloomington Gold 2018 held at the Indianapolis Speedway.  One of three 1960 Corvettes that Briggs Cunningham raced at the 24 Hours of Le Mans that year labeled “1,” “2,” and “3.”  The No. 3 wound up winning the race, and No. 1 and No. 2 failed to finish. No. 1 Briggs Cunningham 1960 Le Mans Corvette Racer at the…
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1960 Corvette Magazine Ads

1960 Corvette Magazine Ads

1960 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
Rear Vues: In this article, we will take a look at some of the vintage 1960 Corvette magazine ads as well as some history, trivia and fun facts from 1960. Rear Vues is a monthly column in Vette Vues Magazine and features Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads. These ads appeared in 2010 issues of Vette Vues Magazine. Let us look in our Rear Vues and see what was going on. 1960 Corvette Postcard Politics in 1960 Dwight D. Eisenhower was the current president, and Richard M. Nixon was the Vice President in 1960. Although I was a young child, I remember the presidential election was a particularly hot topic. Television took a significant role in the national election for the first time.  On September 26, 1960,  70 million U.S. viewers watched…
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