Author: Tom Cotter

1954 Cunningham C-3 Vignale Coupe

The Cunningham car of the early 1950s was the product of revered sportsman Briggs Cunningham’s determination to win the 24-hour race at Le Mans with an American-built automobile. Cunningham had attempted the feat with production-based Cadillacs, but finding them not sufficient to the task, endeavored to build his own car, […]

You Meet the Nicest People by Accident

As I sat on the pre-race grid, I did the same thing I’ve done for 42 years while waiting for the race to start. I cinched up my helmet strap, tightened the seat belts and checked my mirrors. And worried about how the race might unfold. My 1964 Corvette was […]

1953 Cunningham C-3 Coupe by Vignale

The personal car of Briggs Cunningham; retained by him and his family for 61 years One of just 25 Vignale-bodied C-3s produced A well-maintained original car, currently registering 10,097 miles Winner of the Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) National Automotive Heritage Award Researched by Cunningham historians Tom Cotter and Larry Berman […]