Posted Jul 22nd 2012 6:03PM
Canadian Auction firm RM Auctions will sell the most winning Corvette ever for more than an estimated US$1 million next month at Monterey.
The 1968 Chevy L88 Corvette won checkered flags at multiple SCCA championships for owners Owens/Corning in the late '60s and early '70s.
Piloted by racer Tony DeLorenzo, son of GM executive John, and Jerry Thompson, this Corvette's 7-litre (427 cubic inch) big block V8 produces 685 horsepower and is mated to a Muncie M-22 "Rockcrusher" transmission. It's storied history includes taking the 1969 and 1972 SCCA National "A" Production Championships, 1968 and 1970 SCCA National "A" Production Runner-Up.
RM Auctions estimates this Corvette will sell for somewhere between US$950,000 and US$1.3 million.
News Source: RM Auctions