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Corvette racing legends

Peter J. Gimenez

Corvette racing legends

the story of the L-88 option package

by Peter J. Gimenez

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Published by Vettura Publishing in [United States?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Corvette automobile,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Peter J. Gimenez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL215.C6 G56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 417 p. :
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25255895M
    ISBN 10160702697X
    ISBN 109781607026976
    LC Control Number2010459081
    OCLC/WorldCa498467642

      Content by Jim Gessner 10/3/Doug Hooper passed quietly after a 8 month battle with kidney failure Corvette Hall of Fame Inductee Doug Hooper began racing in behind the wheel of his Corvette. A regular participant at Cal Club and SCCA Events, Doug’s achievements note him as a world-class racer and one of theRead More. "Bullitt" Mustang auctioned for $ Million in Auction; $5 Poster Sale; Scale Models; SCALE MODELS; SCALE MODELS; - SCALE MODELS. Corvette Racing Legends The Story of the L Option Package Corvette Racing Legends gives you the story of how the Corvette began its humble racing career with a small block Chevrolet engine back in , and how it progressed through the Corvette SS, Sting Ray racer, the Z06 Sting Ray and the Grand Sport prototypes.


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