Designer Larry Shinoda History and Video Interviews

Designer Larry Shinoda History and Video Interviews

1963 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Videos
Today on Vette Vues blog we are looking at the life of designer Larry Shinoda as well as a collection of video interviews with him. Lawrence Kiyoshi (Larry) Shinoda (March 25, 1930 – November 13, 1997) was a legendary American automotive designer who was best known for his work on the Chevrolet Corvette and Ford Mustang. Larry Shinoda was a designer who worked for General Motors Styling from 1956 to 1968. Perhaps his most was his working on the final design for the 1963 split-window Sting Ray. He Shinoda was born on March 25, 1930, in Los Angeles, California. He grew up in Southern California and his artistic talents showed up while he was still in grade school. Shinoda and his family were required to live in an internment camp by…
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1963 Corvette ZO6 Tanker – Part 1

1963 Corvette ZO6 Tanker – Part 1

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Today on the Vette Vues Magazine blog we are looking at part 1 of a two-part article that appeared in May and June 2020 issues of Vette Vues. It covers the history of the 1963 Corvette ZO6 and one that is owned by Dave Matlock. The cover of the May 2020 issue is Dave's 1963 ZO6 big tank Corvette on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo in Galveston Island Texas. Dave Matlock's 1963 Z06 Tanker Sting Ray: Born to Be A Race Car and a Collector Car! Article by K. Scott Teeters Image Credit: G.M. Archives Dave Matlock of Montgomery, Texas, is no stranger to Corvettes. The 1963 Z06 Corvette Sting Ray Tanker is Matlock's ninth Corvette. Matlock was always a big fan of C2 Corvettes, especially the 1963 Split-Window…
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Barrett-Jackson Auction Helps Raise $425,000 for COVID-19 Relief

Barrett-Jackson Auction Helps Raise $425,000 for COVID-19 Relief

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
Barrett-Jackson Online Only Auction Sets World Records, Helps NASCAR Team Owner Richard Childress Raise $425,000 for COVID-19 Relief SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – May 20, 2020 – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions, set two world collector car auction records and raised $425,000 for charity during its successful Online Only May 2020 Auction. During the online auction, which closed on May 17, Barrett-Jackson offered a limited selection of carefully curated vehicles and automobilia that brought in more than $3.79 million, including an amazing $425,000 for charity with the help of NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. Barrett-Jackson set two world auction records for collector cars, including a 2010 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Race Car (Lot #100) that sold for $61,600, and a 1984 Dodge Daytona Turbo (Lot #217), which closed bidding at…
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1963 ZO6 Test – Video

1963 ZO6 Test – Video

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FOLLOW US Legendary Zora Arkus Duntov handpicked top Corvette racers to test drive the all-new 1963 ZO6 Corvette Stingray. He chose Dave MacDonald and Dick Thompson. On June 29 through July 1, 1962, Zora held a three-day media event. This historic test was used in a GM promotional video titled Biography of a Sports Car and was distributed around the globe as part of GM's '63 sales campaign. First Four 1963 ZO6s Given to Racers Two months later GM presented the first four 1963 Z06 Corvettes off the line to renowned Corvette racers Dave MacDonald, Bob Bondurant, Doug Hooper & Jerry Grant - it was decided MacDonald would receive VIN#684, the very first. All four Stingrays would debut at Riverside International Raceway on Oct 13, 1962. Also debuting that day…
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1963 Corvette Feature Owned by Rollie Walriven

1963 Corvette Feature Owned by Rollie Walriven

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
Our Corvette feature is owned by Rollie Walriven. Rollie took delivery of his brand new, Daytona Blue 1963 Corvette Coupe in November 1962. We’ve all heard and perhaps have lived this story: Young man buys a Corvette, has a blast with the car, falls in love, marries, it’s time for a house, and the Vette is out’a here! “Life” often gets in the way of Corvettes. This is not one of those stories - no, just the opposite. Rollie Walriven took delivery of his brand new, Daytona Blue 1963 Corvette Coupe in November 1962 When Rollie Walriven took delivery of his brand new, Daytona Blue 1963 Corvette Coupe in November 1962, he was already a serious car guy. He had owned a daily driver 1959 4-speed Corvette with a mildly…
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1963 Chevrolet Super Sport Commercial

1963 Chevrolet Super Sport Commercial

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Videos
This promotional film for the Chevrolet Super Sports includes footage and features of the Nova, Chevelle and Impala SS models as well as the Corvette Sting Ray. https://youtu.be/5NV69a3rumU 1963 Chevrolet Super Sport Magazine Advertisement including Corvette Here is another 1963 Corvette video you might enjoy: http://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-1/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/
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2016 SEMA – 1963 BLACK CORVETTE BY BOBBY ALLOWAY

2016 SEMA – 1963 BLACK CORVETTE BY BOBBY ALLOWAY

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1963 Black Corvette by Bobby Alloway 1963 Black Corvette by Bobby Alloway. This car is actually Bobby Alloway’s personal car. Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood 1963 Black Corvette by Bobby Alloway, Blount (Louisville, TN). This car is actually Bobby Alloway’s personal car. It looks a lot like a project that was completed for a customer about 5-6 years ago. This time, Bobby built a car for himself, and he did introduce some new ideas. The color scheme changed from black with a red stinger to black with a blue stinger. Apparently, in researching the colors, Bobby also found that this color combination also drew the highest auction bid for a Corvette, to date. Interestingly, the blue interior and stinger are color correct for a 1967 Corvette, when four were…
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1963 Corvette Grand Sport #4 Video

1963 Corvette Grand Sport #4 Video

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Zora Arkus-Duntov accompanies the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport #4 coupes to Nassau Speed Week in December 1963. If you enjoy racing check out the 2017 SVRA Race Schedule Check out our tribute to Jim Jeffords: http://vette-vues.com/jim-jeffords-corvette-racing-legend-dies/ We have more Grand Sport videos: http://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-1/ http://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-2/ http://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-3/ http://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-4/
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1963 Corvette Grand Sport #3 Video

1963 Corvette Grand Sport #3 Video

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Zora Arkus-Duntov drives the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport coupe at the GM Milford Proving Ground in 1963.   If you enjoy racing check out the 2017 SVRA Race Schedule Check out our tribute to Jim Jeffords We have more Grand Sport videos: 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #1 Racing Video 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #2 Racing Video 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #3 Racing Video 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #4 Racing Video  
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1963 Corvette Grand Sport #2 Video

1963 Corvette Grand Sport #2 Video

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Racing News Current and Past, Corvette Videos
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport #2 (Car 38-1) in white at Sebring. https://youtu.be/NnrlPa-o2a4 Here are some other videos you might enjoy: https://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-1/ https://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-3/ https://vette-vues.com/1963-corvette-grand-sport-4/
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