Generation: C1
Year: 1956
VIN: E56S---124
Race Numbers: 100
Ownership: CHEVROLET, Bill Tower
Sponsors: CHEVROLET
Drivers: BETTY SKELTON
Status:


Original Color: white / blue insert
Tires/Wheels: 6:70 x 15
Engine: 265/240hp
Driveline: 3 speed
Top:
Interior: red
Condition: stored
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Unique Characteristics: Betty Skelton, along with Zora Duntov and John Fitch each set speed records at Daytona Speed Week on the sand in January 1956. Betty's first run was measured at 145.044. She was TOLD "COOL IT, DON'T OUT DRIVE THE MEN" Her 2 way average dropped to 137.773 mph overall. The car is now in the Bill Tower collection.
Modifications: 225/240hp engine, SR-1 modifications including the special 581 suspension with Houdaille rear shocks, 3 speed manual transmission, and 3:08 positraction high speed differential.
Notes/Race History:
Registry ID Number: 108

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