Okay, this guy is my new hero!
Watch 18.5 minutes of thrilling racing action as you go on-board this classic C2 Corvette Sting Ray Racer at the Rolex Pre-Reunion at Monterey last weekend. This footage comes from Saturday’s B Production race.
According to the video’s description, the race car was suffering from overheating and a throwout bearing which finally gave way on the last lap on the final straight.
Just watch the opening lap and you’ll be hooked as this vintage roadster passes 12 cars. The way he was working that steering wheel to keep the car straight throughout the race was also pretty impressive.
As the driver heads into to the final lap, he encounters some slower traffic and manages to pass them but by the final turn, the car was done. Our driver puts his hand up to signal and he backs off the throttle as the car rolls across the finish line with coolant spraying from under the hood.
From Kyle Kelley on YouTube:
Saturday race B Production Corvette at the Rolex Pre Historic’s in Monterey CA 8-10-19. Car was suffering from overheating and throwout bearing failure. throwout bearing failed on last lap on final straight away.
Kyle Kelley – YouTube
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