1957 Corvette Convertible Sebring/Daytona/Nassau/Racer

1957 Corvette Convertible Sebring/Daytona/Nassau/Racer

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Racing News, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
We are looking at a historic 1957 Corvette Race Car with the Rochester Fuel Injection system that was used for only about a year and during that year it was raced at Nassau, Daytona, and Sebring. October 2005 Corvette Vette Vues Magazine This article appeared in Vette Vues Magazine, October 2005 Issue.Volume 34, Issue Number 3 This historical Corvette was on display at the 2008 Bloomington Gold Special Collection XXI.  It was owned and showed by Joseph & Mary Beth Trybulec of Bentonville, AR. 1957 Corvette Convertible Sebring/Daytona/Nassau/Racer Work order 17792 created 3 special competition cars for 1957.Raced at Sebring, Daytona, and Nassau.Featured in Corvette News, Volume one, number one.Introduced fuel injection to the Corvette. Here are some historical photos that were on display at the Bloomington Gold Corvette show.…
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1956 SR-2 McLean SR Corvette

1956 SR-2 McLean SR Corvette

1956 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
The 1956 SR-2 McLean Corvette was on display at the 2005 Bloomington Gold Show in the Special Collection XXI and is owned by John and Sally Neas of Tulsa Oklahoma. 1956 SR-2 McLean SR Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2005 Front Grill of the 1956 Corvette SR-2 The McLean SR Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2005 Interior of the 1956 SR-2 McLean Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2005 1956 SR-2 McLean Corvette Rear End 1956 SR-2 McLean SR Corvette at the Bloomington Gold 2005 Here are some other Corvettes that have been featured in Vette Vues Magazine: How The C1 Corvette Was Made: See The Car’s Evolution 1956 Corvette’s history, features, specifications, and some great Corvette photos. 1956 Corvette advertisements If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine, you can…
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1953 Corvette Photos and Trivia

1953 Corvette Photos and Trivia

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette Photo Galleries
In this article, we are looking at the 1953 Corvette photos and trivia from that era.  At the end of the ads, we will also look in our Rear Vues at what was happening during the time with a little 1953 Trivia. 1953 Chevrolet Corvette 1953 Corvette The 1953 Corvette saw a production of only 300 roadsters and all were white. The 1953 Corvettes were assembled in a former Customer Deliver Garage at Van Slyke Avenue and Atherton Road in Flint, Michigan. These original Corvettes were virtually hand-built. Photo © General Motors The first Corvettes were produced in Flint, Michigan on June 30, 1953. Only 300 Corvettes were made for the 1953 model year - all Polo White with red interiors. The first Corvettes were produced in Flint, Michigan on…
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Rare RPO-57D 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis

Rare RPO-57D 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis

1957 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
We take a closer look at Ken Kayser's 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis Those Vette Vues Magazine readers who were lucky enough to be in Building T at Carlisle on August 24-26, 2012, may have noticed a 1957 Corvette Airbox Chassis with the rare 1RPO-57D option that had been freshly restored by Ken Kayser of Kayser Specialty Co. If you didn’t get to see it, read on to find out what made this '57 Corvette chassis so special. The Corvette St. Louis, Missouri Plant originally built this Corvette on June 7, 1957, Sixty-five years ago! The 1957 Chassis has the RPO-684 Heavy Duty Brake and Suspension package consisting of: Heavy Duty SpringsHeavy Duty ShocksVented Brake Backing PlatesFinned Brake DrumsFast Steering AdapterHeavy Duty Sway Bar5-1/2" Wide Wheels Other unique features: The RPO-579B…
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1956 Sebring Corvette Racer: Putting Corvette on the Map

1956 Sebring Corvette Racer: Putting Corvette on the Map

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Inducted into the Bloomington Gold Great Hall in 2010, our next feature car is a 1956 Sebring Corvette Racer and was owned by John and Sally Neas. This car is the only 1956 production Corvette in the Sebring event. 1956 Sebring Corvette Racer at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall 1956 Sebring Corvette Racer at the Bloomington Gold 2010 Great Hall As Chevrolet’s Chief Engineer, Ed Cole pushed to make the 1953 Motorama show car a Chevrolet production vehicle. The early years were rough, but the V8 came along in 1955, and designers penned a beautiful new body for 1956 Corvettes. Cole thought the time right to go racing. It started with a three-car effort at Daytona Beach in February 1956, where Corvettes set several speed records. It was to…
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1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 EX-122 Corvette – The Corvette that Inspired Zora

1953 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
1953 EX-122 Corvette from Bloomington Gold Great Hall 2010 We are looking at some photos of the 1953 EX-122 Corvette from the Bloomington Gold event in 2010. EX-122 was built in the Experimental Department of Chevrolet Engineering in Detroit and debuted at the Motorama held at the New York Waldorf Astoria hotel in January 1953. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It was inducted into the Great Hall. 1953 EX-122 Corvette is on display at the 2010 Bloomington Gold held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois. It…
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1958 Corvettes Photo Gallery at the 35th Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

1958 Corvettes Photo Gallery at the 35th Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

1958 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette Photo Galleries
1958 Corvettes at the 35th Bloomington Gold Corvette Show The 1958 Corvette was the Gold Year at the 2008 Bloomington Gold Show which was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois on June 26 – 29, 2008. The 1958 Corvette was the Gold Year at the 2008 Bloomington Gold Show which was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois on June 26 – 29, 2008. The 1958 Corvette was the Gold Year at the 2008 Bloomington Gold Show which was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois on June 26 – 29, 2008. The 1958 Corvette was the Gold Year at the 2008 Bloomington Gold Show…
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1958 Corvette Brochures

1958 Corvette Brochures

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1957 Corvette Brochure

1957 Corvette Brochure

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