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by Bosco
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: GT1
Topic: My new "Vintage Look" Road Race GT Corvette
Replies: 29
Views: 40837

Re: My new "Vintage Look" Road Race GT Corvette

We took the Vette to Sebring with CFR SCCA in June to shake her down. Did not get much track time as a few niggling problems in practice and qualifying made those sessions abbreviated and then it rained in the vintage race. Driver Lee Arnold putted around on slicks and finished. We learned some thin...
by Bosco
Tue May 01, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: GT1
Topic: My new "Vintage Look" Road Race GT Corvette
Replies: 29
Views: 40837

Re: My new "Vintage Look" Road Race GT Corvette

She is a lightweight, came in at 2363 with 10 gallons of fuel.
by Bosco
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: GT1
Topic: My new "Vintage Look" Road Race GT Corvette
Replies: 29
Views: 40837

Re: My new "Vintage Look" Road Race GT Corvette

After more than fours years and many starts and stops, this outlaw vintage project is near completion. Fred and Chuck Strube in St. Cloud, Fl are nearly finished with the car. It is being painted in GM Polar White and Hugger Orange. The final product features the Byron Koury built 23 degree 327 ci m...
by Bosco
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: GT1
Topic: Corvette GT-1 Racer William "Snoopy" Wessel Passes
Replies: 3
Views: 1170

Re: Corvette GT-1 Racer William "Snoopy" Wessel Passes

We had a little celebration of life meeting for Snoopy at Wing House in Daytona this past weekend. A bunch of Snoop's friends were in town for the HSR Classic 24 Hours of Daytona and the Trans Am race In attendance were Snoop's former 24 hour Co Driver's and friends Kerry Hitt & Squeak Kennedy. Also...
by Bosco
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: STREET RACING SCENE IN ORLANDO 60's & 70's
Replies: 0
Views: 363

STREET RACING SCENE IN ORLANDO 60's & 70's

"ORLANDO GRAFITTI" OR ORLANDO'S CRUISING AND STREET RACING SCENE IN THE LATE 60's & 70's. Disclaimer: The characters and events in this story may be fictitious...MAYBE ! By Robert "Bosco" Logsdon He was still two months shy of his 19th birthday in late November 1971. but he was already an experience...
by Bosco
Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: GT1
Topic: Corvette GT-1 Racer William "Snoopy" Wessel Passes
Replies: 3
Views: 1170

Re: Corvette GT-1 Racer William "Snoopy" Wessel Passes

I remember seeing video of that race from Snoop's car. He had it fitted with one of those early giant 40 lb cam corders Snoopy's motors back then was a 355 by Nascar Busch Series engine builder Dennis Boyd. It made a lot of power for early 80's. Boyd built the motors for Joe Nemechek when he won the...
by Bosco
Fri Sep 08, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: GT1
Topic: Corvette GT-1 Racer William "Snoopy" Wessel Passes
Replies: 3
Views: 1170

Corvette GT-1 Racer William "Snoopy" Wessel Passes

Long time SCCA BP and GT-1 Corvette racer William "Snoopy" Wessel passed away yesterday at age 71 in Orlando. For the past two years Snoop had been battling lung cancer. In 2015 Doctors had given him 6 months to live. Snoop fought hard ! In the late 70's until the mid 90's Snoopy was a fixture at SE...
by Bosco
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: GT1
Topic: GT-1 Family Album
Replies: 16
Views: 9344

Re: GT-1 Family Album

Mike Kern's ex IMSA Camel GT Camaro. Mike runs HSR and SE Div SCCA with his Howe Chassis, Derhaag bodied Camaro.

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by Bosco
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:54 am
Forum: GT1
Topic: GT-1 Family Album
Replies: 16
Views: 9344

Re: GT-1 Family Album

Larry Beebe Mustang, originally a Gloy car, I believe. Holds the Sebring V8 StockCar track record with Tony Ave driving at 2:03 and change. Not bad for a "Vintage" car !

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by Bosco
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: GT1
Topic: GT-1 Family Album
Replies: 16
Views: 9344

Re: GT-1 Family Album

Old Charles Wicht GT-1 Monte Carlo. Originally the Kevin Harvick Sonoma winning SouthWest tour car. Charles won a bunch of V8 StockCar races with this machine and finished as high as 4th at Sebring in Trans Am a few years back. I saw this thing click of a 2:04 at Sebring during that TA race. http://...