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vintage 1988 era 19666 corvette racer at Grimly

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Who remebers the car owner, driver and car number of 1966 corvette that race at Grinly manitoba and race city calgary in pre 1990 vintage races

 

Year: 1966
VIN: 194376S113963
Sold new by: Nelson Chevrolet Seattle Wash
Original Color: Nassau Blue/Bright blue
Engine: unknown, now GM Performance 350 H.O modified to 465HP.:
Modifications: Full roll cage, fuel cell, race seat, instruments, fire system. prepped for SVRA, Group 10.
Notes/Race History: Built on 2/15/1966 and shipped to Nelson Chev., Seattle WA. race car and repainted red w/ white race stripe. Full roll cage and modified 350-V8 installed. Likely raced in northwestern US SCCA, SVRA and CASC. Has CASC Tag #4-197 on dash prior to 1990.

Owners : 1990 - Roy Sjoberg after 1990 for one year

Sold by Robert Pass of St.Louis MO of Passport Transport to Ed Henning of Charleston SC at the 1990 Palm Beach Historic race at Moroso Park FL about March 10, 1990,

In 1989 the car came in second place in a field of 42 cars vintage race at West Race City , Calgary Alberta

Converted to race car, repainted red, roll-cage installed and raced in SCCA, SVRA and CASC (#4-197) prior to 1990. Qualified for 1990 NurburgringOldtimers G.P. (#430). Log books lost in warehouse fire in Charleston, SC when owned by Ed Henning (deceased).

 

 

Picture of car in current condition is at

http://www.thevrl.com/profiles/blogs/wanted-information-about-a-1966-chevrolet-corvette-coupe-vin-1943

 

 

Contact: bill keogh E mail: wllmkeogh@yahoo.com tel: 905-8712341

 

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I remember a white with blue stripes vette in and around 88.  See if I can find an image.

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It looks like there is a blue vette in this clip   

The race starts at 11:10 and the first decent shot of it is at 11:45

Or I could be totally wrong and it's a 1928 Morris.

 

 

 

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Is this photo from year 1967

Thar car appears to be a 1966 big block hood Corvette

The car is definitely blue

Can you tell me the number on the side of car

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thanks

 

Bill Keogh e mail: WLLMKEOGH@YAHOO.COM  TEL: 905-8712341

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I am sure the 1988 recollection was Roly Thibault's Corvette. I can't remember, but I think I brought him out for driving school with a group from Regina. I already passed his contact information on to Bill Keogh. I am still searching my archive for stuff about Roly's car.

Mike Adams

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(1) Mike Adams

The Car that Roy Thibault raced was a 1963 Corvette not a 1966 Corvette (i.e. Have spoken to him) . Thanks for your reply

 

(2) Al Marcroux

This picture taken in 1988 is the picture of the 1963 Corvette that was raced by Roly Thibault and not the 1966 Corvette that I am trying to determine owner of.

http://registryofcorvetteracecars.com/ee/index.php/site/view_cars/1159

Generation: C2
Year: 1963
VIN: SCCA log# 27-641 Northwest
Race Numbers: 24, 50, 44
Ownership: Pat Usher, Dan Pearson and his Dad, Rolly Thibault, Bruce Grout Steven Cole
Sponsors:
Drivers: Pat Usher, Dan Pearson and his Dad, Rolly Thibault, Bruce Grout Steve Cole, Charlie Parsons

Notes/Race History: Raced by the original Doctor owner in 1963-66 in SCCA Region 96 Oregon Autocross events. Pat Usher from Portland, Oregon bought the car in 1966 raced it autocross first, then Cascade Club and SCCA B/P until 1969. In 1970 the car was disassembled and made into a Daytona Blue 454 ASR car which he ran until 1976 when he won the regional ASR championship. Pat found a Z06 big tank at a junk yard in Los Angeles and installed it in the car to run enduros with it. Pat paid $30 for the tank! Talked to his crew chief back in the day. I also spoke with Dan Pearson and his Dad who raced the car in Trans Am as a black 350 engine car for several years in the North West. Then the car went up to Canada for a while with some good success and stories. Rolly Thibault owned and drove it as a white T/A car. He was a wealth of information about the car. Robert Passport then ended up with the car for some of the 80s until a real estate developer out of Tampa, FL bought the car and kept it until 2012 when he was killed in an

 

(3) Marc  and Al 

The car that I am trying to find out the Canadian owner of prior to 1989 is:

1966 Corvette that : Notes/Race History: Built on 2/15/1966 and shipped to Nelson Chev., Seattle WA. race car and repainted red w/ white race stripe. AND 

In 1989 the car came in second place in a field of 42 cars vintage race at West Race City , Calgary Alberta

Picture of car as it now looks can be seen at :

http://www.thevrl.com/profiles/blogs/wanted-information-about-a-1966-chevrolet-corvette-coupe-vin-1943

 

Wanted - Information about a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette coupe VIN ...

www.thevrl.com/.../wanted-information-about-a-1966-chevrolet-corvette-coupe-vin-...

Mar 21, 2017 - I have purchased a 1966 Chevrolet Corvette coupe VIN #: 194376 S ... He sold it to Mr. Ed Henning of Charleston SC at the Palm Beach ...

 

 

 

Thanks   Bill Keogh e mail:wllmkeogh@yahoo.com Tel : 905-8712341

 

 

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I have been able to find out the history of the 1966 Corvette Coupe that raced in CASC:

January 9, 1981 Vehicle was imported from USA into Canada by or for Stephen Gowland of

Calgary, AB

I the car was prepared for racing by Doug Lebel of Competition Corvette, Calgary, AB

 and have competed in CASC Prairie Region races Edmonton Intl Speedway in 1982 (closed end 1982)

with Stephen Gowland as owner/

April 11, 1987 The vehicle was purchased by  Gilbert (Gil) W Stuart, from Stephen R

Gowland  At the time, the car exterior was black with orange and yellow stripes over the hood, roof and sides

During the winter of 1987/1988, the flared wheel arches were removed, the body returned to

stock shape and the exterior repainted red with a single white stripe

May 28/29, 1988 Competed at Race City Speedway, Calgary, AB in a modified production class

July 8/9, 1988 at Seattle Intl Raceway, WA in a vintage big bore group

July 15/16, 1988 Competed at Portland Intl Raceway, OR in a vintage big bore group

July 24/25, 1988 Competed at Westwood, BC in a vintage big bore group

 

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Aug 20/21, 1988 Competed at Race City Speedway, Calgary, AB in a modified production class

Sept 10/11, 1988 Competed at Westwood, BC in a vintage combined group

Sept 24/25, 1988 Competed at Race City Speedway, Calgary, AB in a modified production class

May 6/7, 1989 Competed at Westwood, BC in a vintage combined group

June 24/25, 1989 Competed at Seattle intl Raceway, WA in a vintage big bore group

July 14/15, 1989 Competed at Portland Intl Raceway, OR in a vintage big bore group

July 22/23, 1989 Competed at Westwood, BC in a vintage big bore group

Aug 20, 1989 Competed at Race City Speedway, Calgary, AB in a modified production group

Sept 9, 1989 Competed at Westwood, BC in a vintage combined group

Nov 18/19, 1989 Competed at Palm Springs Vintage Grand Prix in a vintage big bore group

Nov 19, 1989 

sold the vehicle to Steven Meyer of Encore Motor Cars of Distinction,

Lakewood, CO

Thanks to all that helped in replies

 

Bill Keogh  e mail:wllmkeogh@yahoo.com   tel: 905-8712341

 

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1966 corvette picture #2.docx

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