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After an extensive search Tate discovered the car itself, and purchased it along with its original Chevrolet experimental log book. Working in concert with a small cadre of close friends, Tate then began an enormous year-long restoration project, returning the record-setting engine to its first home and bringing the car back to its original configuration as Zora’s famous test bed and the world’s first high-performance Corvette. Upon its completion EX87/5951 was featured at the 2003 Bloomington Gold Corvette show. An incredible piece of Corvette history, EX87/5951 is the forebear of all the great Corvettes that have followed in its path.font. Feel free to drag and drop me anywhere you like on your page. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you.


Other references on Zora:

Burton, Jerry (2002). Zora Arkus-Duntov: The Legend Behind Corvette (Chevrolet).

Zora Arkus-Duntov, Champ Car Stats,

Keith Bradsher (April 24, 1996), Zora Arkus-Duntov, 86, Who Made Corvette a Classic, Dies, The New York Times,

Daniel Strohl (March, 2007), "Zora Arkus-Duntov", Hemmings Muscle Machines,

 Will, George (April 29, 1996), A Tribute to 1950s and Man Who Revved Up Corvettes, Washington Post Writers Group,

Arkus-Duntov, Zora, GM Heritage Center,

Hall of Fame – 1972 inductee Zora Arkus-Duntov, SEMA,

"Inductee biography – Zora Arkus-Duntov". Archived from the original on 2007-08-11.

International Drag Racing Hall of Fame alphabetical list of inductees, Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, 

 Zora Duntov inductee page, National Corvette Museum, 

Burton, Jerry (22 June 2012). "Champion of the Corvette, Feted in the Land He Left". New York Times. 




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