Report: Most winning Corvette racecar ever heads to auction
Posted by max at July 21st, 2012
The 1968 Chevy L88 Corvette won checkered flags at multiple SCCA championships for owners Owens/Corning in the late ’60s and early ’70s.
Piloted by racer Tony DeLorenzo, son of GM executive John, and Jerry Thompson, this Corvette’s 7-liter (427 cubic inch) big block V8 produces 685 horsepower and is mated to a Muncie M-22 “Rockcrusher” transmission. It’s storied history includes taking the 1969 and 1972 SCCA National “A” Production Championships, 1968 and 1970 SCCA National “A” Production Runner-Up.
RM Auctions estimates this Corvette will sell for somewhere between $950,000 and $1.3 million.
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