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Corvette at the 12 Hours of Sebring 1957


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#1 Cheater

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Posted 17 July 2015 - 12:40 PM

A film recap by GM Photographic featuring Corvette at the 12 Hours of Sebring 1957, with over-the-top narration. Great views of the Corvette Super Sport and the rather crude Sebring track which clearly illustrates its airbase origin.

What I would give to have been present to see a 65-driver Le Mans style start, but at three years of age, it probably wouldn't have registered very much...


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Posted 17 July 2015 - 05:51 PM

Those '57 Corvettes were ahead of their time!! Great cars for the day!! :)


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Posted 17 July 2015 - 07:09 PM

Gasten Andry, the Swiss co-driver of the winning Corvette, owned Gasten Andry Ferrari in Framingham, MA, until his death in 2012.

 

One of my old slot racing friends, Chuck Ellis, was a mechanic there before he owned his own shop in Northboro. Chuck has always favored Alfa Romeos since his high school years.


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Posted 18 July 2015 - 01:37 PM

Seriously who did not fall in love with Alfas after the Graduate movie came out? I still enjoy driving on Highway 1 from time to time.

 

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