Genius Garage Cars

 

1996 March Bennet Prototype

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Raced the WSC endurance series
1,850 lbs
700hp Chevrolet V8
March Hewland transaxle
Semi tube frame chassis
Composite bodywork
Digital dash and data acquisition

1997 Pac West Champ Car

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Originally ran by Mauricio Gugelmin in the CART series with Mercedes power
Later ran the United States Speedway Series with Chevrolet power
Chevrolet V8 with EFI and ITBs with 850+ hp
Full carbon fiber monocoque chassis
Stressed engine
Reynard X-Trac transverse and sequential transaxle
Full Motec dash, sensors, and data acquisition

1976 Ferrari 308 Vetroresina

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Ferrari factory fiberglass composite bodywork with racing enhancements
Built to compete in IMSA and SCCA in 1983
Campaigned by driver Tom Shelton
Dry sump, 3 liter Ferrari V8 with Weber carbs

1978 Greenwood Widebody Corvette

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Won 97 races over nearly 30 years in IMSA, Trans-Am, and SCCA
Campaigned by William Wessel aka Snoopy
Built from an original 1969 C3 Corvette with parts and assistance from Greenwood's shop
700hp Chevrolet V8
Program's development project with mentorship from original driver

1931 Studebaker Commander

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One of 4 cars produced
Straight 8 cylinder flathead engine
3 speed non synchromesh gearbox with freewheeling
Owned by the same family for over 50 years
Served as the reward experience for the best writing papers of 2016
Genius Garage students exhibited at the Concours of America at St Johns
First public appearance of this car since the 1970's and was driven and prepared by the student

1988 IMSA GTO Corvette

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Raced IMSA in GTO class and SCCA in GT1 class
Full tube frame
Chevrolet V8, 358ci dry sump with 700hp
Jerico 4 spd transmission
2800 lbs with driver
Fiberglass body work
Only the taillights are actually from a production Corvette

1997 Hogan Reynard Champ Car

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Originally raced by Dario Franchitti for team Hogan
1750 lbs
800+ horsepower
Full carbon fiber monocoque chassis with stressed engine