Corvette Grand Sport

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MBI Publishing Company LLC, 2004 - Transportation - 176 pages
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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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Contents

Acknowledgments
7
Foreword by Roger Penske
9
The Corvette goes racing
10
Birth of the Grand Sport
16
Nassau invasion 1963
44
Penske Hall Foyt and more
77
The beginning of the end 1965
135
The roadsters last gasp
156
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About the author (2004)

Dave Friedman is a world renowned photographer and motion picture still photographer known for his pictures of celebrities and cinema, racing and ballet. In 1986, Friedman became the first and only Still Photographer to be voted in to the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences. By the 1990s, the film industry had drastically changed and Friedman didn u2019t like what he saw. He decided to move on to other photographic challenges such as international endurance racing and classical ballet, for which his pictures have won numerous awards. David Friedman currently resides in southern California.

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