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Corvette C2 Grand Sport Replica
Lens: DA 18-55 WR Camera: K-7 Photo Location: Aurora, CO ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/180s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: Just1MoreDave, 06-14-2014, 06:33 PM

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I had to look this up. I assume it's a replica because Wikipedia says there are only 5 of these. This was a car show event in Aurora. It was just starting to rain and the tires are nearly slicks, so I hope he was parking it.
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06-14-2014, 08:25 PM   #2

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Beautiful car. Lovely picture.

I remember reading articles in Road & Track magazine, when they first came out. They were Cobra beaters at the Nassau international races in the Bahamas. Then GM pulled the plug on all racing.
06-14-2014, 08:37 PM   #3
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these were produced in '63, a dream of Duntov to get Chevy into SCCA racing but the factory later pulled support and I think Penske bought or acquired all of them and they did race later if I remember correctly. As you said only 5 exist and pretty sure it wouldn't be driven around at local car shows. Nice shot btw of a true legend.
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Nice shot, nice car.

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Nice shot!! The real deal is even rarer than a

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Cool shot - my knowledge of Vettedom is pretty superficial, and I didn't know such a car was ever produced - looks pretty tricky!


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