Dave MacDonald Driving Corvette Race Car at Pacific Coast Championship Race, Riverside, California, March 1962

Summary

Chevrolet's early Corvettes all came with six-cylinder engines and automatic transmissions -- a combination that didn't impress racers. When a V-8 and a manual shift became options for 1955, opinions changed. Dave MacDonald drove Corvettes to victory at 28 events during the 1962 sports car racing season. MacDonald was killed in a crash at the 1964 Indianapolis 500.

Chevrolet's early Corvettes all came with six-cylinder engines and automatic transmissions -- a combination that didn't impress racers. When a V-8 and a manual shift became options for 1955, opinions changed. Dave MacDonald drove Corvettes to victory at 28 events during the 1962 sports car racing season. MacDonald was killed in a crash at the 1964 Indianapolis 500.

Dimensions

Height: 0.875 in

Width: 1.375 in

Inscriptions

Handwritten on back of contact sheet in red ink: MacDonald / Bob Harris

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