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Chevrolet Corvette: The First Four Decades Of Racing Success 1956-1996

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  • Barcode: 9781787114050

This new updated edition of Chevrolet Corvette covers the history and development of the racing Corvettes, from the car’s beginnings in the 1950s with just 250 horsepower, through the Corvette GTP of the 1980s, with over 1000 horsepower, and on to 1996, when 4th generation cars give way to the 5th generation. Included are many interviews with the drivers who raced these exciting, weighty and always fast cars, including John Greenwood, Dick Gulstrand, Jerry Grant and ‘Fast’ Phil Curring, among others. The book is illustrated with many quality photographs, supplied by General Motors and well-known motoring photographers; it also contains detailed specifications of the production cars, and road test reports. This book takes a detailed look at the racing Chevrolet Corvette from it’s inception, through production, and it’s subsequent updates through the years. The Corvette was the only American sports car to gain international acceptance in this period. The book covers the often neglected racing history. Revised and updated for this new edition This new updated edition of Chevrolet Corvette covers the history and development of the racing Corvettes, from the car’s beginnings in the 1950s with just 250 horsepower, through the Corvette GTP of the 1980s, with over 1000 horsepower, and on to 1996, when 4th generation cars give way to the 5th generation. Included are many interviews with the drivers who raced these exciting, weighty and always fast cars, including John Greenwood, Dick Gulstrand, Jerry Grant and ‘Fast’ Phil Curring, among others. The book is illustrated with many quality photographs, supplied by General Motors and well-known motoring photographers; it also contains detailed specifications of the production cars, and road test reports. This book takes a detailed look at the racing Chevrolet Corvette from it’s inception, through production, and it’s subsequent updates through the years. The Corvette was the only American sports car to gain international acceptance in this period. The book covers the often neglected racing history. Revised and updated for this new edition

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Author: John Starkey

ISBN: 9781787114050

Publisher: Veloce Publishing

Illustrations: 162 color & b/w photos

Pages: 192

Weight: 0.0

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