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1969 Chevy Corvette Coupe 1980 Daytona Bodywork Exclusive SOLD

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Serial Number: unknown
Logbooks: #65-09, SVRA identity
Condition: very good mechanical
Price: $17,500 USD $14,995 USD
Location: Massachusetts, USA
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Description

this is a 1969 Corvette original frame with full cage and bracing, it has removable bodywork which is 1980 Eckler's Daytona kit. the car retains original firewall, windshield frame and floors. the car is mechanically excellent and with minor bodywork and paint would be a very clean race car.

History

The current owner has logbooks that start in 1979. the car was at that time bodied as a convertible and raced in B/P (SCCA). the owner believes the car was raced as an IMSA GTO car prior to the log book issued in 1979. Photos of the car in 1973 at Daytona and 1977 at the Watkins Glen 6 Hour have the same paint scheme as the car does in the 1979 logbook. The IMSA photos show the car being raced by "Alex Davidson" who resided in Upstate New York. The 1979 logbook shows a"Peter Bus" as owner who resided in Connecticut on the New York State border.

Recent Competition History

the last two years the car has run regulary in SCCA GT-1 class, regionals, and some national events. the car also has competed in Group 10 SVRA at the Zippo at the Glen Vintage Event due to the cars Trans-Am history in the early eighties. The car finished second in GT-1 points for the NARRC Series in 2000. While not competitive with the current field of Trans-Am cars running in GT-1, the car is reliable and finishes races. The car turns a 1:01 at Lime Rock, a 1:12 at New Hampshire. the owner always finishes 3rd to 6th. At Lime Rock this Summer in a full field of GT-1, 2, and 3 cars (18 GT-1 tube frame cars) the car ran a 6th in GT-1 and 8th overall out of 38 cars. The owner was congratulated by officials, spectators and fellow competitors on how well the old Vette ran!

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