Information wanted | 1957 Corvette Race Car | RPO 684/687 | Sebring Package
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Fact 1) VIN #E57S104062
Fact 2) Production Date of May 17, 1957
Fact 3) Originally Red/Red, non-radio; other options unknown
Fact 4) Purchased in 1964 by Larry Leedy, a member of the Cal Club, and built as a B Production race car
Fact 5) Complete Sebring package with five-leaf rear springs, HD front coils, finned drums and fans, fast steering adapter, second front sway bar
Fact 6) Engine was 283 with 60-61 heads and FI unit and dual fan belts with idler pulley
Fact 7) Raced as a White/Red car with SCCA #73, 7-inch Torq Thrusts and Goodyear Blue Streak racing tires
Fact 8) Raced from ’66 Enduro onward with an SR-2 37.5-gallon steel tank (this tank is now back in an original SR-2)
Fact 9) Raced from around 1964 into the late 1960s in southern California.
Fact 10) Documented races include Willow Springs 1965 (or ’64), 1966 Riverside Enduro (First in class; second overall), 1966 Labor Day Weekend Santa Barbara, 1967 Willow Springs (Third in class)
Fact 11) Raced by Bob Spicer and Fred Yeakel (Fred also drove his own ’57 Corvette #97), members of the Cal Club
Fact 12) Owned later by a Don Johnson, who sold the car in 1975
Wanted 13) logbook, info on other races, photos, etc.
Wanted 14) contact or other info on Don Johnson