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

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

Original Campaigned as SUNRAY DX at Daytona 24 Hr. #30 and SEBRING #4 12 Hr. in 1968. Drivers Tony Delorenzo, Jerry Thompson, and Don Yenko

Campaigned as Owens Corning Fiberglass (1969-1972) #12, #7, #67 one of two team cars. Drivers: Tony Delorenzo, Jerry Thompson, Don Yenko and Jerry Mahler

Sebring 12 Hours
1969- 2nd Place GT class
Drivers: Tony Delorenzo and Jerry Thompson

SCCA National Champion
A Production Daytona 1969
Jerry Thompson (clocked at 197 mph)

OCF Racing Team won 11 or 11 National Races entered in 1969

Daytona 24 Hours
1970 1st Place GT Class and 6th overall
Drivers: Jerry Thompson and Jerry Mahler

OCF won 22 of 22 National events in 2years of long-distance and National SCCA Races

SCCA National Champ “A”: Production 1972 Jerry Hasen


Are you interested in more 1968 Corvette Information?

1968 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) saw a total production of 28,566.  There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles.  We look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices in our 1968 Corvette Specifications post.

You might also enjoy looking back at the 1968 Corvette advertisements.

You might also enjoy the 1968 Corvette Brochure.

Some more History on the 1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark!

This 1968 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.


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