Corvette SS

In 1957, General Motors fielded a factory-entered world-class sports racing car at the Sebring 12 hour enduro.

On paper, the Corvette SS was the equal of it's contemporaries:  the Maserati 450-S, the Ferrari 335-S, and the Jaguar D-Type.
The SS in the corkscrew.  At Sebring it was driven by John Fitch and Italian veteran Piero Taruffi.

After a good start the car was an early DNF.  It never raced again as GM withdrew from competition shortly afterwards.

The Corvette SS in the pits at Laguna Seca in 1987.  General Motors was the featured manufacturer at the Monterey Historics that year.

Corvette starred again at the "2002 Monterey Historics".  The Corvette SS  reappeared at Laguna Seca!

In 1956 Chevrolet produced the Corvette SR-2, a modified Corvette that led to the develop- ment of the SS shown here.

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