1975 Chevrolet Greenwood Corvette Tribute
|Model:||Greenwood Corvette Tribute|
|Color:||Red, White, and Blue Livery|
History: The original wide body Greenwood Corvettes were developed by John Greenwood with backing from Chevrolet. They proved successful in Trans Am racing with John Greenwood winning the SCCA championship in 1975. They took part in important races including the Dayton 24-hour, Sebring 12-hour and Le Mans 24-hours, where they set class top speed and lap records. This car started life as a 1968 and was built into a wide body race car tribute to the Greenwood Corvettes. Racing at the 2014 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and the Sonoma Historic Festival, the car was on pole in the IMSA race group.
Condition: Around 2000, the chassis was rebuilt by Chris Harrison, including reinforcing the steel frame and powder coating it gray. The wide body conversion was done by Greenwood expert Lance Smith. Painted in a tribute livery to the Greenwood IMSA GT race car. Wheels are 16” three-piece Panasport racing 12” wide in front, 14” wide in rear. Engine is a 468 C.I. big block producing 660 hp at 7000 RPM. with Dart aluminum cylinder heads and titanium valves. The aluminum block has a crower steel crankshaft., J.E. pistons, and a roller cam shaft. Gearbox is a Jericho 4-speed with a 3.55.1 rear end with positraction and oil cooler. Brakes are steel Corvette calipers with vented roters. An authentic Greenwood racing dashboard with period Stewart Warner instruments. 22-gallon fuel cell dated 2016.
A tribute to the $500,000 original Greenwood Corvettes. This car is fairly priced at $75,000. Less than the cost to buy and build. A proven race winner in historic racing events across the USA.
Winner of Vara’s Big Bore Bash at Willow Springs. 2nd place in 2008 at SVRA’s group 6 race at Mid-Ohio, and 2009 at Road America. Pole position at 2014 Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Sonoma Historic Festival.
Of Note: On the cover of 2002 Vintage Voice Magazine.