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Old 10-29-2019, 04:59 PM
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Default A nice look back ...........

For the Corvette Racing enthusiasts in the group this is a nice look back 20 years to the mighty C5.R

https://www.corvetteforum.com/articl...t-paul-ricard/

and this reminds me, for those that are in to sports car racing and are 'old enough to remember' , you really owe it to yourself to take in Vintage weekend at Watkins Glen. It's the weekend after Labor Day every year. A great venue .......
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Great piece of nostalgia Dave. Thanks for sharing.

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Ok, here's a further look back, pretty cool documentary of the 1960 24 hrs of Le Mans ......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGCGz6rAEts
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Good post Dave. That was an enjoyable partner to my morning coffee.
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Thanks, Dave.
Amazing, the "state of the art" in 1960. Was surprised to see them running the quad headlights with the older rear on those Corvettes. And fuel injection. And no seat-belts. My first car with factory seat-belts was a '69 SS Chevelle. Non-retractable, so were a ptia. Can't imagine racing at those speeds and cornering without seat-belts.
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