Chevrolet Corvette

The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996

Chevrolet Corvette The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996
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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781787114050
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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.
 

The author

John Starkey is a self-confessed racing fanatic, has owned many different sports cars, and has competed in hill-climbs, rallies and vintage sports car races since the 1960s. Originally from Birmingham in the UK, John’s early career included managing the comedian Jasper Carrott and curating the famous Donington racing car collection. He now lives in Florida, where he runs a racing car business, and works as a consultant, researcher and author. He has written more than 20 motor racing history books published by Veloce.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781787114050
Illustrations: 162 color & b-w photos
Size: 8.19 in x 8.98 in / 208.03 mm x 228.09 mm
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