This Corvette has been a vintage racecar since 1972, when it was driven by Doug Rippie. Other drivers of this car include Frenchie Damper, Steve Strandemo and Doug Kelley. This car has competed recently at New Jersey Motorsports Park with VRG in October 2010, the Lime Rock Vintage Fall Festival, and the SVRA Historic Event at Watkins Glen, both in September of 2010. This car is very well sorted and is ready to race. This Corvette comes with the title and the VIN tag (VIN 40867S106048), as well as log books dating from 1972-present. This is an SVRA Medallion car, # 6-387. The car was restored in late 2009 into 2010, including new paint, Grand Sport style dash, new seat, new belts, new gauges, switch panel, and all new wiring. Documentation: 2 SCCA log books # 18-240, dating to 1972, with continuation log book (current & up to date with annual SCCA tech certification) Also comes with SVRA log book # 3099 Previous drivers: Doug Rippie, Frenchie Damper, Steve Strandemo, Doug Kelley Car Details: Engine Rebuilt in 2009. 10 hours on the engine since rebuild Hampshire GM Smallblock Engine Dyno figures: 408 lb/ft torque @ 5200RPM, 411hp (both at rear wheels) Roller Cam Barnes Dry Sump Oil System Cast iron heads MSD Ignition system Holley Performance intake manifold with Holley 750 CFM Carb Hooker Headers & sidepipes Equipped with power steering, with a rebuilt pump, steering box, power steering control valve, ram, & new hoses American Racing 15x8 aluminum wheels Firebottle on board fire system Quick-connect removable steering wheel with center pad New Jaz 22 gallon fuel cell New Holley electric fuel pump and fuel pressure regulator New battery and new Moroso heavy duty battery cables New braided fuel lines New windshield New Griffin aluminum radiator with electric fan External mounted heavy duty aluminum oil cooler CV under drive aluminum pulleys New brake lines, with new stainless steel brake hoses and a proportioning valve for rear wheels Transmission: New QuaterMaster triple disc clutch, Lakewood scatter shield around the clutch, Rebuilt Tex Racing Super T-10 4 speed transmission with Hurst shifter Suspension & Drivetrain: New QA-1 Adjustable shocks all around (stock mounting points) Rebuilt 3:70 Eaton positraction rear Fiberglass rear leaf spring Rebuilt rear wheel bearing assemblies with ½’’ lug studs 1969 Corvette heavy duty front spindles with J-56 dual pin brake calipers Miscellaneous: New Kirkey road race seat & cover (16’’ seat) New Simpson 5 point harness Grand Sport style dash with new Autometer gauges All new wiring throughout the car with a new switch panel New Quantum kill switch with alternator protector Racecar Comes with Title SVRA & SCCA Log Books from 1972-Present Original SCCA Log Book Date is February 1972 SVRA Certified Historic Race Car Medallion # 6-387
Vintage racecar since 1972 when driven by Doug Rippie. Later owned and/or driven by Steve Strandemo, Frenchie Damper, and Doug Kelley. Eventually purchased by Jim Glass and has since undergone a restoration, and has competed at various events at Watkins Glen, Lime Rock Park, and more.
Recent Competition History
Competed at New Jersey Motorsports Park, and the Lime Rock Park Vintage Fall Festival, as well as the Vintage Event at Watkins Glen
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