CUNNINGHAM: 60th ANNIVERSARY C8 CORVETTE

CUNNINGHAM: 60th ANNIVERSARY C8 CORVETTE
CUNNINGHAM: 60th ANNIVERSARY C8 CORVETTE, Car # 33 of 60, debuts at Amelia Island Concours as part of a charity Sweepstakes benefitting CMAF. The three original Cunningham C1 Corvettes and their racing history carry an enormous amount of prestige within the Corvette community, as well as those who support endurance racing.  The #3 Briggs Cunningham entry stands head and shoulders above all others, having won its class in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Its story was chronicled in the 201...
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NASH-HEALEY: FIRST AMERICAN SPORTS CAR

NASH-HEALEY: FIRST AMERICAN SPORTS CAR
The early 1950s Nash-Healey was the first post-war production two-seat sporty car from a major American automaker. Before there was a Corvette, there was the two-place Nash-Healey produced and marketed for the American market between 1951 and 1954 by Nash-Kelvinator Corporation It utilized the then-new Nash Ambassador powertrain and a European chassis and body, and served as a halo vehicle to promote sales of traditional Nash models. The NASH-HEALEY: FIRST AMERICAN SPORTS CAR was the byproduct o...
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COBRA IN A BIRDCAGE!

COBRA IN A BIRDCAGE!
Three American racing legends – Carroll Shelby, Briggs Cunningham and Al Momo – joined forces in 1963, resulting in an exotic Maserati sports racer powered by Ford. Transplanting American V8 engines into imported sports racers gained popularity in the early-mid 1960s. American V8s were often inexpensive, simple to modify and maintain, and in many cases lighter than imports. Most importantly, they produced maximum horsepower and torque at considerably lower and more useable rpm for improved perfo...
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BOOK REVIEW: THE CORVETTE HUNTER!

THE CORVETTE HUNTER!
When it comes to finding rare, truly significant Corvettes, especially high-profile vintage racecars and bringing them back to life, Kevin Mackay is your go-to guy. He thinks nothing of spending years locating, documenting and then buying the rarest of the rare. He is the Corvette Hunter. “If you could look inside the head of Corvette Repair owner Kevin Mackay, you’d see one of the most organized, methodical automotive barn-finding minds in the world,” said Tom Cotter, author of Corvette In The...
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