Introduction

Corvette Grand Sport at the Bahamas Speed Week photograph, 1964.

Corvette Grand Sport at the Bahamas Speed Week, 1964.

In 1953, what was to become one of the world’s most respected sports cars was revealed, the Chevrolet Corvette. Aided by the legendary Zora Arkus-Duntov, General Motors was able to improve performance and design to develop the Corvette into a racing machine. With Zora Arkus-Duntov and his team leading the Corvette project, the Super Sport and the Grand Sport laid the foundation for future generations of Corvettes.