In 1960 GM was not officially affiliated with any of the teams, but for the first time Corvette was on the grid and GM commissioned a short documentary to be filmed. The #3 Corvette persevered and took 1st in class.
ZR1 Vette vs Jet! - Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Races A U.S. Navy Fighter Jet
MT Editor at Large Arthur St. Antoine pits Chevy's awesome "Blue Devil" --
the Corvette ZR1 -- against its toughest adversary yet: a Blue Angels
F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet.
Shot By: Jim Gleason & Terren Lin
Edited By: Jim Gleason
Read the story here:
Junkyard 'Cuda Rescue, With Nitrous Oxide! - Roadkill Episode 11
On this episode of Roadkill, David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan of HOT ROD
magazine fly out of town, buy a car from a junkyard, make it run and drive,
do burnouts, add Nitrous, drag race
twice, almost die, and the auction off the car at the end. The scene begins
at CTC Auto Ranch in Denton, Texas, where the guys score a '67 Plymouth
Barracuda with a 360 V8, but without a carburetor, interior, glass, or
brakes. By the time they sort out a number of other mechanical woes,
they're off for some burnouts and some racing at North Star Dragway, right
next to the Auto Ranch. Then it's a 300-mile drive to Houston for the NMCA
Lone Star Nationals race. But, as you've come to expect from these guys,
that doesn't exactly go smoothly. But then they add NOS Nitrous and it makes everything ok as they hang
out with Jeff Lutz and Tim Reed from HOT ROD Drag Week right before they
have to sell the car and hit the plane home.
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Triumph TR4 (TRS) - 1961 Le Mans 24hrs (10th June 1961)
Triumph at Le Mans (1961)
June 10th 1961 From the Standard Triumph archives
Commentary by Raymond Baxter
This is a promotional film produced by the Standard Triumph Motor Company
of Coventry, England. The film documents the 1961 24hr of Le Mans and the 3
Triumph TR4S racing prototypes entered by the company. This was a follow up
to a similar but less than successful effort by the company the previous
year, which was also documented on film.
1968 Chevrolet Corvette L88 Stingray C3 Le Mans
1968 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C3 L88/ZL1 Scuderia Filipinetti. Historic
race car 1968 24Hours of Le Mans. 2013 Endurance Racing (C.E.R) GT1
category Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit.
Car-Driver: #75 - Ralf HUBER GUTIERREZ
Best Time: 2:24.859
Top Speed: 191.2 Km/h
Ford Takes On Ferrari and Wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Henry Ford II wanted to beat Ferrari in the prestigious 24 Hours of Le
Mans, so he made it a priority to show the world what his American company
could achieve on a global stage. Ford not only won the 24 Hours of Le Man
in 1966, but '67, '68 and '69 as well. This video looks back at that era
with Edsel B. Ford II, Dan Gurney and Mose Nowland.
Le Mans - 1959 - Highlights
The 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 27th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took
place on June 20 and 21 1959. It was also the fourth round of the World