Peter Brock

Peter Brock Explains How the Shelby GT350 Got Its Stripes

About 50 years ago, I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time. Shelby American had been growing at an astounding rate due to our success with the Cobras. Our race shop was filled with an interesting assortment of super-talented racing types, including a smooth-talking, lanky ex-racer from Texas and a brilliant, self-taught engineer named Phil Remington. This unlikely combination had changed the direction of American racing.
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Peter Brock confirmed for VSCDA Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival

VSCDA’s popular Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival (ELVF) at Road America is on the club’s schedule for Sept. 17-19, and will feature Peter Brock as special guest. To honor Brock, the event’s activities will include a 2.5-liter feature race in honor of the 50th anniversary of the 2.5-liter series won by his BRE Datsun 510s that also won the Trans Am 2-liter series. VSCDA member Steve Bonk put together the feature race and also made the arrangements for Brock to be part of the event.

Peter Brock And Ian Callum Creating Electric C2 Corvette With 2,000 HP

Two of the car industry’s most revered designers have revealed their plans to launch a modern version of the C2 Chevrolet Corvette with an all-electric powertrain. The vehicle comes courtesy of Peter Brock and Ian Callum. For those that don’t know, Brock was the one who drew the original sketch that was picked by GM’s vice president of design Bill Mitchell to become the design of the C2 Corvette Sting Ray. Brock later went on to design the Shelby Daytona Coupe.

Ava to reimagine C2 Chevy Corvette as 1,200-plus-hp EV, with help from Peter Brock

An Irish company by the name of Ava has plans to convert a C2 Chevrolet Corvette to run on battery-electric power—but this is no backyard project. Ava has teamed up with legendary race car designer Peter Brock to help with the project, as well as Callum, the car customization company established by esteemed car designer Ian Callum.
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Peter Brock And Ian Callum Are Designing Modern Chevy Corvette C2 EV

The Ava will make as much as 2,000 hp. Peter Brock and Ian Callum are teaming up to design a modern version of the second-generation Chevrolet Corvette with an electric powertrain. The company behind the project calls the vehicle Ava, and it stands for the Latin phrase ad vitam aeternam, which means "to eternal life."