Corvette Grand Sport
Tour the tracks of the early sixties where the five Grand Sports made history. Drivers Dick Thompson, Roger Penske, A.J. Foyt, and others are captured in classic shots from Sebring, Nassau, Watkins Glen, Daytona, and Road America. See Caroll Shelby's initial reaction to the Grand Sport, plus nearly 300 photos of the cars, engines, chassis, drivers, and action at the track.
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Foreword by Roger Penske
The Corvette goes racing
Birth of the Grand Sport
Nassau invasion 1963
Penske Hall Foyt and more
The beginning of the end 1965
The roadsters last gasp
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