Generation: C1
Year: 1954
VIN: E54S000099
Race Numbers: 301
Ownership: Earl Britt / Dan Hampton
Sponsors: The car was from Sioux Falls, S.D. The owner/driver was Earl Britt who owned Earl's Pizza Palace in Sioux Falls.
Drivers: Earl Britt
Status: The car was from Sioux Falls, S.D. The owner/driver was Earl Britt who owned Earl's Pizza Palace in Sioux Falls.


Original Color: White
Tires/Wheels: front :15x 6 Halibrand rear: 15 x 8 Reversed Chrome Goodyear : front 700x 15 rear Drag Slick
Engine: Modified GMC 292
Driveline: B & M Turbo Hydramatic trans, positraction differential
Top: Plasticon hardtop
Interior: Red
Condition: under restoration
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Unique Characteristics: Won more World Championship Points in three consecutive years (1967-1969) than any car in drag racing Street Eliminator history.
Modifications: 292 Modified GMC engine, with a B & M Turbo- Hydramatic 3 speed auto trans, positraction, ladder bars, chrome reverse rear wheels with Good Year slicks, 700 x 15 front tires on Halibrand lightweigt 15x 6 wheels.
Notes/Race History: The Pizza Man, '54 Corvette (serial no. 99). Eight time NHRA World Record Holder in E/F/G/H Modified Production. Won more World Championship Points in three consecutive years ('67-'69) than any car in Street Eliminator history. Powered by a 292 GMC 6 Cylinder with a B & M turbo Hydro, it was billed the "World's Fastest Six Cylinder Corvette".Campaigned from 1962-1971. Fastest recorded quarter time was 12.17@118 mph. Unofficial fastest time was 11.97 in 1970. Beat Dick Landy and the Dodge Factory Team at '68 Winternationals.
Registry ID Number: 570

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