1959 Chevy Corvette Race Car
This 1959 Chevrolet Corvette race car has been campaigned in multiple VSCCA events and is also street legal take it to the local car show cruise it around town or run it in the vscca events. It has headlights turn signals brake lights horn ect. This lil Cobra killer is a complete frame off restoration powered by a hi po 283ci V8 paired with a four-speed manual transmission. The car is finished in two-tone white and silver and additional equipment includes a custom roll bar, Kirkey racing seat, ESS fire suppression system, Cool Shirt system, trunk-mounted fuel cell, custom dual side-exit exhaust pipes, Bilstein dampers, and 15″ Minilite-style wheels. The car has been total refurbished in 2016 . Service in May 2021 reportedly included lubricating the grease fittings, changing the engine oil, and servicing the rear differential and transmission. This Corvette is now offered with a VSCCA logbook and a transferable clear Florida title .
The car was converted for race use during the 2016 refurbishment and is finished in white with silver coves, silver over-the-top stripes outlined in red, and “733” graphics. Additional exterior details include a low-profile windshield, leather tie-down straps on the hood and trunk, and a custom front bumper. A scoop on the left quarter panel feeds air into the Cool Shirt system, and the inner left headlight has been removed to direct air into the engine bay.
Silver 15″ Minilite-style wheels feature polished lips and are mounted with 205/70 Avon radial tires. The car rides on Bilstein dampers, and stopping power is provided by four-wheel drum brakes.
The open cockpit features a Kirkey racing seat with a G-Force harness for the driver and an aluminum bomber seat with G-Force lap belts for the passenger. Toggle switches for vehicle functions are located under the dash, and equipment includes a white-painted roll bar, a driver’s door bar, an ESS fire suppression system, and a Longacre wide-angle