Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12 in Chip’s Choice 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle

Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12 in Chip’s Choice 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle

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Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12 on Display in Chip’s Choice at the 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle This Owens Corning Fiberglass Corvette #12 is one of the Winningest Corvettes that ever raced. It is the 2nd of 3 campaigned by the Owens Corning Fiberglass Race Team which was comprised of Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson. The race car is restored to FIA Trim and was restored to original specifications by Kevin Mackay at Corvette Repair, with the assistance of Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson, who were the primary drivers for the Owens/Corning team. Photos were taken at the 2007 Corvettes at Carlisle Chips Choice by William Wolf, Editor/Publisher of Vette Vues Magazine and appeared in the January 2008 issue of Vette Vues. Owens Corning Fiberglass 1968 L-88 Corvette #12…
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1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 CONVERTIBLE GOES ON BLOCK A MECUM MONTEREY AUCTION

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1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 CONVERTIBLETank Sticker, Protect-O-Plate, Two TopsLOT S102 Goes on the block at the Monterey 2016 Mecum Auction ESTIMATE $600,000 - $750,000 Only 116 L88s were built in 1969 - Photos by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions HIGHLIGHTS Bloomington Gold Special Collection participant in 1988 and 2008Documented with the original tank sticker verified by NCRS historic document service, Protect-O-Plate and owner's manualOnly 116 L88s were built in 1969L88 427/430 HP engine with first design closed chamber aluminum headsM22 Rock Crusher 4-speed4.56 Positraction rear endJ56 heavy duty brakesK66 transistorized ignitionAuxiliary hardtop and Black soft topFathom Green with matching Dark Green interiorIn the spring of 1969, the original owner embarked upon a 6,000 miles round trip to AlaskaUpon return to Michigan, the car was sold and campaigned as a drag car by…
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1970 Mako Shark Built by Joel Rosen

1970 Mako Shark Built by Joel Rosen

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1970 Mako Shark Built by Joel Rosen EYES on DESIGN June 21, 2015 Photos & Story By: Wayne Ellwood This Feature Appeared in the August 2015 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. 1970 Mako Shark Owner: Dan McMichael This car was originally built for a man in Brooklyn (NY) by Joel Rosen. After driving about 1000 miles, the car ended up in outdoor storage. That’s where Joel found it. Joel bought the car back and then offered it (along with some others) for sale. At this point, in early 2001, Dan heard about the car and bought it. Over a period of time, Dan bought four cars from Joel but this was the first The Body and paint were the main items requiring immediate attention. Dan sent the car to Chris…
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1974  MOTION PHASE III L88

1974 MOTION PHASE III L88

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EYES on DESIGN June 21, 2015 Photos & Story By: Wayne Ellwood This Corvette was featured in the August 2015 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. Owner: Dan McMichael This particular car is the last one built by Joel Rosen. Back in the 1973-74 timeframe, Joel was facing some rather strong pressure from the EPA. His cars were rolling offenses....according to them. In the end, he agreed to pay a small fine for violating new environmental regulations and stop building these types of cars. Apparently, this choice was better than the alternative. This car is presented almost in “as purchased” condition. Although the car was repainted by Joel and the driveline has been refurbished, the car is pretty much original. Even the interior, which strikes many as being an odd color, is…
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1979 Corvette Reunion: GM Reunites Loyal Corvette Owner

1979 Corvette Reunion: GM Reunites Loyal Corvette Owner

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George Talley was reunited with his prized '79 Chevrolet Corvette at General Motor's world headquarters, just three miles from where the car was stolen from him 33 years ago. Detroit Man Reunited With Stolen Corvette After 33 Years George Talley is reunited with his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the General Motors World Headquarters – 33 years after it was stolen on Jefferson Avenue, just three miles away – in Detroit, Michigan. Talley received a call from AAA informing him his car turned up in Hattesburg, Mississipi. GM Executive Vice President Mark Reuss heard the story on the news and had the car shipped back to the Renaissance Center for its return to Talley. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors) DETROIT – George Talley and…
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First Bowling Green Corvette | Last St Louis Corvette | 1981 Corvettes Photo Gallery

First Bowling Green Corvette | Last St Louis Corvette | 1981 Corvettes Photo Gallery

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Last St. Louis Corvette and First Bowling Green Corvette [envira-gallery id="6066"] First Bowling Green Corvette | Last St Louis Corvette | 1981 Corvettes Photo Gallery Photos courtesy Barrett-Jackson https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ https://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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James Garner American International Racing 1968 L88 Corvettes

James Garner American International Racing 1968 L88 Corvettes

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Here is a fine example of a 1968 Corvette. It is the James Garner's American International Racing Team 1968 AIR L88 Corvette and was owned by Bob Radke. Vette Vues Magazine took the photo at the 2009 NCRS National Convention in San Jose. It is restored and received the American Heritage Award. This appeared in the October 2009 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. Here is a great historical photo of the James Garner Corvettes in Dick Goldstrand's shop. You see the James Garner's Corvette in the Guldstrand R&D shop in preparation for the 1968 Daytona 24 hour race. In 2015 one of the 1968 L88 James Garner Corvettes went across the Barrett-Jackson auction block but it Did Not Meet Reserve. Here is what their website had to say: Lot #5048…
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1969 Corvette Brochure

1969 Corvette Brochure

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