Related Photo Galleries
 05 “Marietta” Bob Johnson leads the pack at the top of the hill in the same race. 06 In the Watkins Glen pits, “Marietta” Bob gets into the driver seat as “Columbus” Bob exits the car. Meanwhile, Bergen refills the 20-gallon factory fuel tank, fireman Deke Morrison looks on, and Murph adds oil to the crankcase. Check out the L88 and 427 cloisonné emblems on the hood. 07 Current owner Kevin Mackay poses with the fully restored Corvette at the beautiful Vanderbilt estate in Oyster Bay, New York. 08 Restored to its original, as-raced condition, the interior remains surprisingly unaltered for a full-on track car. Block-off plates for the missing A/C and radio hint at the Vette’s true nature, as do the aftermarket gauges mounted on the wheel and in the center stack.