An interview with Logan Dernoshek from Charlotte NC. His #37 1966 Yenko Stinger got on the Podium at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix soon after this interview.
Logan's father was THE original mechanic on this Yenko Corvair. This interview was done before Logan had his 2nd place podium finish at BeaveRun in his 1966 "Yenko Stinger"
Great to see the Yenko name back on the podium!
Logan competed in Group 5: LeMans, which is
Pre-1960 over 2 Litres production cars and specials. Examples include Austin-Healey, Jaguar, MG, Maserati, Mini-Cooper and Aston Martin. Also includes pre-1960 Sports Racers over 1.1 Litres and Post 1960 Production under 1.6 Litres.
VRG Classes C2, C3, C5 D1, D2, E3 and G1
Ford GT40 Mk V at BeaveRun PVGP 2010
1966 Ford GT40 MKV owned by Racer Robert Anderson. Robert raced in Group 4:
Trans Am at the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Historic Races at BeaveRun.
The Trans Am series is the Post 1960 Production cars over 2.5 Litres,
featuring American muscle cars such as Mustang, Corvette, Camaro, Cobra, GT40 along with
Porsche and Datsun. Post 1960 Sports racers over 2 Litres.
VRG Classes C4, E1, F1, and F2.
As you can hear in the interview this Mk V is a very rare car: only about
37 where made in production. This car raced at the Targa Florio
Corvairs at Summit Point
Corvair time trials held at Summit Point Monday, July 14, 2003 .
62 Eddie Meadows 66 Yenko Stinger
89 Chuck Sadek 66 Corvair GT-3
71 Bruce Carlton 67 Corvair Monza
31 Bob Coffin Yenko Stinger YS-172
5 Rick Stansbury 65 Corvair Corsa
162 Chip Meadows 66 Yenko Stinger
63 Michael LeVeque 66 Corvair
51 Seth Emerson 65 Corvair
3 Dan Giannotti 65 Corvair Corsa
61 Paul Fox 66 Corvair
22 Ken Hand 65 Corvair Monza
82 Dusty Bradley 66 Corsa
73 Michael Sadek 99 Yenko Stinger YS-073
60 Brian O'Neill 66 Corvair Coupe
6 John Egerton 64 Corvair Monza
21 Rich Carroll 65 Corsa Coupe
15 Bill Elliott 66 Yenko Stinger
44 Bob Peplow 65 Yenko Stinger
37 Spencer Shepard 65 Corvair
66 Terry Stafford 64 Corvair Spyder
70 H. A. Smith 64 Corvair
43 Rusty Rose 64 Corvair Spyder
64 Robert Marlow M 64 Corvair 500
164 Tom Ludwig 64 Corvair 500
12 Tim Mahler 62 Corvair Fitch Sprint
13 Tony Ellison 66 Corvair
28 Rob Bradley 66 Corvair Corsa
50 Dave Edsinger 69 Corvair Monza
34 Robert Landers 65 Corvair Fitch Sprint
14 Robert Boxleyan-Baxley 69 Corvair Monza
18 Barry Ellison 65 Corvair Corsa
2 Bryan Blackwell 66 Corvair Corsa
20 Randy Stuart 66 Corvair Monza
17 Stew MacLeod 65 Corvair Monza
124 Dave Clemens 65 Corvair Corsa 140
33 Jeff Rapp 65 Corvair
35 Joe Curran 66 Corvair
8a Robert Dunahugh 69 Yenko Stinger
133 Mark Gillespie 65 Corvair
88 Rick Norris 66 Corvair Monza V8
93 Warren LeVeque 64 Corvair Tube Frame
11 Doug MacKintosh 62 Corvair Monza
2012 Mitty Road Atlanta Saturday Corvairs
2012 Mitty Road Atlanta Saturday Corvairs. Qualifying and Feature race for
April 28, 2012 Photos at
Al Wicht 3
David Clemens 24
Rick Norris 36
Spencer Shepard 66
Mike Levine 4
Eddie Meadows 062
Jim Schardt 7
Dave Edsinger 18
Michael LeVeque 23
Robert Coffin 31
Bob Storc 35
Norman Latulippe 41
Curtis Wood 46
James Reeve, Jr. 51
Warren LeVeque 93
Pittsburgh Vintage Gran Prix at BeaveRun-2010
~Click "down" arrow (on right) for more info~. Various in-car video clips
from Car #909 at the Pittsburgh Vintage Gran Prix at BeaveRun-2010. Note
the curved rear view mirror in the bottom of the screen. This is Group 1
(small-bore) race. Lots of nice Spridgets, Triumphs, Turners, an ALFA, a
Sunbeam, Formula Vees, etc.
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This the Sunday July 15 fifteen lap sprint race or Race No. 3 at the
Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. The car is a 1965 Corvair Yenko Stinger
clone. The track is BeveRun in Wampum PA.
Vintage 8 MM movie footage from Mike Levine taken at Road Atlanta, August
1977 of David MacIntosh in his Buick powered mid-engine Corvair running in
A Sports Racing. This was his first time out and he won his overall class.
The engine is a big block Buick 430 cubic inch with two 850 Holley carbs on
an Offy intake!