VDS001 Chev, GB won the CanAm in this car in 1981. VDS raced the Lola T530 in the previous 2 years, this Trevor Harris designed car used the centre of a Lola T530 monocoque; the fuel cell, roll bar and engine mountings. Front suspension was T530 derived but the rest of the car, inclusive of Tony Cicale designed body was built at VDS California workshop.
Designed and engineered by Vince Granatelli – son of STP CEO and racing team owner Andy Granatelli – the ’78 Vette is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in only 3.2 seconds. Look closely and you'll see the exhaust outlet spans the entire width of the Corvette's tail.