The Movie, The Quest is Coming to Normal, Illinois

The Movie, The Quest is Coming to Normal, Illinois

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The Quest is Coming to Normal, Illinois During the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show This Friday during the Bloomington Gold Corvette show in Normal, Illinois, at the local theater, people who haven't seen the film The Quest will have the opportunity to see it. The 90-minute movie is not rated. In 1960, the first Corvettes appeared at Le Mans. The Quest, tells the story of a 1960 Le Mans class-winning #3 Corvette. It features the beginnings of Corvette Racing at the famous Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race in France. The film recollects the events of that race and what happened to both Corvettes and their drivers. Chip Miller and the 1960 Le Mans Class-Winning #3 Corvette 1960 Cunningham Corvette #3 owned by Lance Miller - 2019 Class Awards (Award of…
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C1 Corvette Overview: The Making of America’s Sports Car

C1 Corvette Overview: The Making of America’s Sports Car

How The C1 Corvette Was Made: See The Car's Evolution We are looking at the C1 Corvette's history in our overview of the first-generation Vettes. Although the C1 Chevrolet Corvette ran from 1953 through 1962, its legacy lives on in cars from more recent generations. Let's explore the significance of the Chevrolet Corvette C1's impact on America's car culture by going back and understanding the details of its history. Chevrolet created the C1 Corvette and called it the solid-axle Corvette due to the independent rear suspension that was absent until the 1963 Stingray model. Throughout its lifetime, the car had many changes, but the most important one for the C1 was when in 1955 the fuel-injected V8 engine was put in place of the straight-6 engine. The C1 Corvette has…
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1960 Briggs Cunningham #3 Corvette

1960 Briggs Cunningham #3 Corvette

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Iconic Le Man 1960 Briggs Cunningham #3 Corvette Confirmed for Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance Class Winning 1960 Racer Joins 2021 60th Anniversary Tribute C8 at the Heacock Classic Booth 1960 Le Mans Corvette Race Car #3 There is a great pdf about the story behind the 1960 Briggs Cunningham Le Mans #3 Corvette on the Registry of Corvette Race Cars' website by Lance Miller dated May 1, 2010. READ MORE It was not all that long ago that news broke of the grand debut of the 60th Anniversary  Cunningham C8 Corvette with Lance Miller and the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation (CMAF) as part of the 2021 Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance.  This special sweepstakes car will be seen for the first in public at this historic event, and now the Miller Family is…
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1960 Briggs Cunningham #1 Le Mans Race Corvette Goes to Auction

1960 Briggs Cunningham #1 Le Mans Race Corvette Goes to Auction

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1960 Chevrolet Corvette Briggs Cunningham LeMans Race Car Theodore W. Pieper ©2021 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's 1960 Briggs Cunningham #1 Le Mans Race Corvette Going to RM Auctions May 22, 2021, at Amelia Island 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 on 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…
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C1 Corvette – THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS

C1 Corvette – THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS

1953 Corvette Information, 1954 Corvette Information, 1955 Corvette Information, 1956 Corvette Information, 1957 Corvette Information, 1958 Corvette Information, 1959 Corvette Information, 1960 Corvette Information, 1961 Corvette Information, 1962 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History
C1 Corvette History of Body Kits and Dress-up This is the first re-post of six-part series that looks back at the various custom modifications that could be installed by an owner, contracted to a shop, or purchased as turn-key vehicles. This re-post presents additional photos to those who were selected for print in VETTE VUES. At the end of the article are links to the rest of the series or Corvette Body Kits by generations. In this series, VETTE VUES presents a photographic summary of the major trends in customization, as it has evolved through the various year groups. The treatment for each year group follows a set format. Examples of kits (or parts) that were offered in that actual time period will be presented first, followed by various retro-themed…
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1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV) 1 SOLD for $1.2M at Barrett-Jackson

1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle (CERV) 1 SOLD for $1.2M at Barrett-Jackson

1960 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
CERV 1 SOLD for $1.2M CERV 1 SOLD for $1.2M at the January 2017 Barrett-Jackson Auction. Photo Credit: Barret-Jackson via Twitter CERV 1 © General Motors Zora Arkus-Duntov’s secret skunkworks engineering mule, CERV 1 sold for $1,200,000 ($1.32M with sellers commission added) at the January 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, held Jan. 14-22, 2017, at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona. This historic car has been in Mike Yager's MY Garage for years. According to our sources, the CERV 1 will be heading to the GM’s Heritage Center where it will reside among some of GMs great prototypes and artifacts. You can read more about it on our blog just before the auction: https://vette-vues.com/cerv-1-goes-auction/ You might also enjoy reading about the CERV II: https://vette-vues.com/corvettes-at-carlisle-2014-special-display-rare-mid-engine-corvette-cerv-ii/ Here is a press release from Barret-Jackson…
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