C7 Z06 L88 Corvette Sales Specialist Dr Pete

L88 Dr. Pete Barrett Jackson

Dr. Pete Gimenez

I started buying, restoring, and selling Corvettes in the 1970s, and since then,
the hobby has grown to unexpected levels.


I've been assisting fellow Corvette owners with the sale of their Corvettes for the past few years, and now I am proud to announce my own Corvette Sales site:

Corvette Sales

If you click here or on the photo above you will be able to view my Corvette Classifieds on my main Corvette Legends site.

I've created this classified section for my fellow Corvette owners and enthusiasts who would like to buy and sell Corvettes without the hassle of working with dealers or auctions. I've also placed a Corvette parts section for those of you who are very particular about using the exact part that you need for your Corvette and for those of you who have extra Corvette parts that you no longer need.


Another televised Corvette sale assisted by Dr. Pete:


Saturday Jan 25, 2014 on NBCSN featured this 1968 L88 Corvette
lot #S179 which was endorsed by Dr. Pete.

1968 L88 Corvette

Dr. Pete is included with the documentation of this outstanding
1968 L88 Corvette which was sold at the
January 2014 Mecum Auction in Kissimmee Florida.




The Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is The Premier indoor car show of the year.
I have been invited to this prestigious event every year since 2008.
This show is the largest indoor collection of Corvettes and Muscle Cars, anywhere.
Here are some photos from the 2011 show:
Here are some photos of the show from 2009:

My table is on the right between the white 1969 L88 Corvette and the blue 1968 racing Corvette. I was showing the public my first book, which was Corvette Racing Legends, the story of the L-88 option package. It's obvious that I am a Corvette enthusiast. I have more Corvette magazines in the works.

If you want to see current photos from the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals, click here.


One of my favorite Corvettes made its rounds at Car Shows and at Vintage Racing events around the country a couple of years ago. This Corvette sold at auction in August 2010, for 1.25 Million Dollars. This Corvette was a 1967 convertible and it was the first Corvette to be special ordered with the optional L-88 Corvette engine and all the necessary options to complete the package. That First RPO L88 Corvette is well documented in my Corvette book. That's it on the right hand side of the page in the photo below as number 10. This L-88 Corvette was restored to 1967 racing trim in 2011 and was invited to participate in the Great Hall at the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show.
Current photos can be found by clicking here.

If you want to see more pictures from my L88 Corvette book, please take a look here.



I am an official sponsor of the 2016 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show


I was an official sponsor of the Great Hall for 2011 at the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show.
I've been going to the Bloomington Gold Corvette shows since 1981. That was back in the day when the show was actually in Bloomington Illinois at the state fairgrounds. Now I've been invited to be a partner in the presentation of the Great Hall that displays and inducts the people and the cars that made the Corvette what it is today.

The Bloomington Gold Corvette Show is now held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

If you see me at any of the shows, I go by "Dr. Pete"

Photos of the First RPO L-88 can be seen here.



My first book was Corvette Racing Legends, here is another sample page. This is a hardbound book containing over 500 color and black and white photos, most of which have never been published before, all contained within 424 pages.

It was sold at the National Corvette Museum for several years. You can still get a copy for yourself from my online store.

Here is a direct link over to that site.


Every year is a great year when I meet so many nice people at car shows. I would like to thank all you viewers who visit my sites and all of my customers who have purchased books from me. I enjoy visiting with so many of you who enjoy and appreciate the culture that the American automobile has created and how it has impacted our society. Again, I enjoy meeting so many of you at car shows, and I appreciate your emails.


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I have C7 Corvette updates for you to view below. The new C7 Corvette is the most powerful Corvette ever built, but if it weren't for the L88 Corvettes, we wouldn't have the new C7 Corvette, a C4 ZR1 or C6 ZR1 or even the new C7 Z06 for that matter. Again, the technology that's available out there is so beneficial for all of us in so many different ways.


I started on the Internet back in 1995. This is my main Corvette site: Corvette Legends. You can take a look at this multi page site by clicking on the image above. Corvette Legends has many articles with photos and daily Corvette updates that are not C7 specific as you find on this page below.




GM Authority (blog)

New Color Coming To Replace Black Rose Metallic In C7 Corvette's Color Palette
GM Authority (blog)
The color has been far from popular—the National Corvette Museum states just 1,333 C7 Corvettes have been finished in Black Rose Metallic. In a world of red, yellow and black Corvettes, the hue is refreshing, though. The date to order a Corvette ...

Accident Watch: C7 Corvette Driver Loses Control, Crashes Into Tree
GM Authority (blog)
Another Corvette has met an early demise after a 21-year-old driver lost control of his car, ran off the road and crashed into a tree. MLive reports the driver was going too fast and slammed into a massive tree in a tight corner of the road in Ann ...

and more »


Corvette C5 With C7 Rear Is A Frankencar That Could Have Worked - But It Doesn't
Snapped by a Redditor on the move, the car has a fairly legitimate looking C7 rear fascia which from a distance, actually makes the car look like a genuine 2017 model with custom orange paint. Get closer, though, and it falls apart at the seams as ...

and more »

The Drive

Check Out This Rad Corvette C7.R Graffiti Livery
The Drive
French racing team Larbre Competition has commissioned street artist Ramzi Adek to come up with an original design for one of their Corvette C7.R racecars. The car isn't just for show, it's actually racing in the LMGTE Am class as the #50 car for Larbre.
This Graffiti-Covered Corvette Le Mans Race Car Is Beyond CoolRoadandTrack.com
Larbre Debuts Glow In The Dark Corvette C7.R For Le MansGM Authority (blog)
Larbre Art Car RevealedSportscar365
Motorsport.com, Edition: Global
all 6 news articles »

Car and Driver (blog)

Human Racer: Corvette C7.R Art Car Glows Up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Car and Driver (blog)
“Romain Brandela, who knew about my work through a mutual friend, contracted me to produce a spectacular livery for the Corvette C7.R that he was going to race at the 2017 Le Mans 24 Hours,” Adek said. “I liked the idea as it reminded me of images and ...
French team to race wild Corvette C7.R art car in 24 Hours of Le MansMotor Authority
Hot Or Not: Larbre Corvette C7.R Art CarGM Authority (blog)

all 4 news articles »


Restomod '73 Corvette Sports C7 Headlights And A Unique Interior
Taking a year and a half to create, the model will probably make some people do a double take as it has been equipped with headlights from the Corvette C7. Whether or not this was a good idea comes down to your own personal opinion but the owner notes ...
More Canadians Than Americans Bought Corvettes Last MonthCarBuzz

all 2 news articles »


24 Hours of Le Mans: Ford GT, Corvette C7.R take different paths to the podium
Corvette Racing finished third, despite leading the World Endurance Championship race for 45 minutes before being passed by an Aston Martin driven by Jonathan Adam on the final lap. A blown tire relegated driver Jordan Taylor and the No. 63 Corvette C7.
This Is The Final Corvette VS. Aston Martin Le Mans Battle You Must WatchJalopnik
Corvette Racing Takes Heartbreaking 3rd Place GTE Pro Finish At 2017 24 Hours Of Le MansGM Authority (blog)
Corvette team “can't feel bad” despite last-lap defeatMotorsport.com, Edition: Global

all 28 news articles »


Look What A French Street Artist Did To This Corvette C7.R
Art cars. Either you like them or you don't. BMW is often most associated with commissioning artists who go to great lengths to paint cars with one-of-a-kind liveries. However, France's Larbre Competition, known for racing Corvette C7.Rs, hired French ...

Newswire (blog)

C7 Corvette: The Next Generation Sports Car and Timeless Design
Newswire (blog)
... between following modern design trends and ensuring that the shape of the vehicle will remain relevant for many years after it has been purchased, let's have a look at the definitions of a sports car as well as what makes the C7 Corvette such an ...

Top Gear

This glow in the dark Corvette C7.R racer is amazing
Top Gear
Larbre Competition is gunning for Aston Martin. Last weekend, the privateer team tested its 2017 Corvette C7.R racer, and ended up setting the second fastest time in the LMGTE-Am category. A time just 0.052secs behind the #98 Aston Martin, currently ...

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