Chevrolet Corvette: The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996 by John StarkeyChevrolet Corvette: The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996 by John Starkey

Chevrolet Corvette: The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996

byJohn Starkey

Hardcover | March 26, 2019

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This new updated edition ofChevrolet Corvettecovers 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.
John Starkeybegan life in Birmingham, England. After school, with dreams of “rock stardom in mind, he played guitar in several bands, along the way opening for the Beatles in 1963, before becoming Jasper Carrott's manager. His father's love of fast cars had passed down to him and, starting with a Jaguar XK120, bought in 1966 for £120, ...
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Title:Chevrolet Corvette: The first four decades of racing success 1956-1996Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 9.25 × 0.02 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 9.25 × 0.02 inPublished:March 26, 2019Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1787114058

ISBN - 13:9781787114050

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