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1960 Chevy Corvair 500 "Bill Thomas/Doug Roe" As raced Exclusive

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Serial Number: 005270131745
Logbook: 13-837 SCCA, HSR
Condition: Excellent
Price:  US $110,000  Currency_Convert
Location: Anderson, IN,46012
 
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Built by Chey Division, GMC "Economy, Safety, and Performance Group" for Bill Thomas of "Cheetah" fame to race in the USSRC small sedans series during the AMA racing ban, therefor can be considered as a "Skunk Works" car. Have Vince Piggins and Paul Prior papers as proof. This was the development of the 4 car 140 hp Corvair engines. Later, Doug Roe form the Arizona proving ground turning it into an ASR hill climb car.this was the development of the turbo charged Corvairs. Covered in 5 pages of March 1969 Hot Rod I mechanically restored it in 2003 and raced it 5 times in 2005. Raced at 2009 Walter Mitty Vintage race at road Atlanta. Classic Motor Sports magazine chose it out of 400 cars to do a 5 page article in their magazine. Sept. 2009 Immediately after the race it was sent to the Chevrolet Hall of Fame Museum in Decatur IL. More info on Levair.com,--Most famous racing Corvair. Also in 20005 May communique

History

1960 USRRC, 1969, Hill climbs Portland International win in 2005 Walter Mitty in 2009

Recent Competition History

Portland International 2005 first overall

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