July 09, 2013

For its THIS CAR MATTERS movement, the Historic Vehicle Association is asking people to share their stories about special vehicles — ones that helped to shape their lives and communities, and our history and heritage. Check out the videos below, and if you haven’t yet shared your story, head on over to the THIS CAR MATTERS page on our website to find out how you can participate.

Period-Raced Split Window Corvette—Terry Michaelis

1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Coupe

Terry Michaelis' Corvette was built to go to battle against Shelby's Cobras and was driven by Dick Lang during the 1963-1964 racing season.

1920s Race Car—Mitch and Wendy Gross

1924 Aston Martin Grand Prix

Mitch and Wendy Gross' Grand Prix car, which showcases the ingenuity of Aston Martin's engineers in the 1920s, had a prolific racing career and is still going strong today.

Champion’s Ducati—Brian Slark

1978 Ducati 900 SS

This Ducati 900 SS runs like magic on the track—Brian Slark tells us how Mike Hailwood came out of retirement and rode this perfect race bike to victory on the Isle of Man in the 1970s.