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by Gregory Von Dare

Category: Automotive
Subcategory: Engineering and Transport
Author: Gregory Von Dare
ISBN: 087938574X
ISBN13: 978-0879385743
Language: English
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl; First Paperback Edition edition (February 1, 1992)
Pages: 192
Fb2 eBook: 1828 kb
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Download Corvette Racers: Race History of America's Sports Car and the Drivers Who Pushed It to the Limit on Tracks from Sebring to Le Mans. to the limit in the short gap between Petit Le Mans last year and the Hours of Sebring. for America’s oldest sports car race. the nation, sports car drivers converged on Watkins Glen to race. cars and drivers that helped make Sebring America's greatest endurance race. at Sebring and Daytona. AMERICAN LE MANS SERIES NEWS - Endurance Sportscar Racing The History, Cars, and Drivers of. Sebring Race Way.

Chevy’s Corvette is without question one of the most recognized sports . For Corvette and racing fans, this book is the definitive word on Corvette’s nearly 60 years of competition.

Chevy’s Corvette is without question one of the most recognized sports cars in the world. racing efforts, chronicling the history of the various Vettes that have been put to the test as racing machines.

The history of modern bikepacking races is quite short. Elements That Define a Bikepacking Race. Early History of the Bicycle. In addition to the mass-start races, people in Europe, North America and Australia tested how fast they could cycle between two cities or locations. The first races that can be given this label are some off-road races in the USA in the early 2000s: the IditaBike race on the Alaskan snow and the Great Divide Race across the Rocky Mountains. Road-based bikepacking races started with the World Cycle Race in 2012, then the first Transcontinental Race in Europe in 2013 started to bring much more attention.

We love the cars, the sounds they make, the drivers who fearlessly pilot .

We love the cars, the sounds they make, the drivers who fearlessly pilot them and all the drama that seems to unfold during and after every battle on the track. Formula 1 is the most popular worldwide motorsport and in North America, the king remains NASCAR. In between there is everything from the Japanese Super GT series (formerly known as the JGTC) to the World Rally Championship (WRC) introducing us to a variety of new tracks, cars, drivers and challenges. What draws spectators to the race day itself is the competition and excitement occurring on the track. Scott Kalitta was one of the most successful racers in American drag racing history.

Follow drivers like Grady Davis, Betty Skelton, Don Yenko, Dr. Dick Thompson, and Dale Earnhardt from the earliest days of Daytona and Sebring to the most recent American Le Mans victories as they shape racing history. Learn about the challenges and development of the LT-1 engine, and see firsthand how the L88 changed Corvette racing forever. Modern developments like the 2009 ZR-1 racing package are also covered, as well as exhaustive Corvette historical and technical details-everything you ever wanted to know about what goes on under the skin of Chevy’s top racing machines

After the 1955 Le Mans Disaster many manufacturers had left motor racing to the . Entering the 1960 Le Mans.

After the 1955 Le Mans Disaster many manufacturers had left motor racing to the privateers, Chevrolet was one of them, much to Arkus-Duntov’s chagrin – he wanted to test the mettle of the Corvette against Europe’s best. By the late 1950s he’d already won the America’s Cup yacht race, the most prestigious in the world, and Arkus-Duntov talked him into entering three Corvettes at Le Mans. Cunningham was no newcomer to Le Mans, he’s had developed and raced his own prototype sports cars at the event, taking a class win in 1953 with the Cunningham C5-R.

My 1957 road race Corvette was raced in the mid-1960s in. .All items not necessary for racing were removed to reduce weight and the windshield was replaced with a Plexiglas wind screen.

My 1957 road race Corvette was raced in the mid-1960s in southern California. Larry and Bob were young aeronautical engineers at the time who eventually worked on the Saturn V program and had a love of racing. They were members of the California Sports Car Club, or Cal Club, section of the SCCA. Larry’s impaired vision in one eye prevented him from getting his SCCA license, so Bob became the primary driver.

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