1956 Chevrolet Corvette SR2
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Smokey Yunick stroked and bored the original 283 engine out to 336 cubic-inches. The car raced Daytona, Sebring (finished 15th overall), Nassau and was expected to run at LeMans until Chevrolet pulled out of racing in 1957.
It is said the attention the SR2 provided during this brief racing period saved the production of the Corvette.
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