Peter Brock
Peter Brock
Category: Sports Cars
CLASS OF: 2022
BORN: November 15, 1936

Designed 1965 World Champion Cobra Daytona Coupes
Founded Brock Racing Enterprises (BRE)
Two SCCA C Production titles 
Two SCCA Trans-Am Under 2.5-liter titles
Instrumental in design of iconic Corvette Stingrays
Successful automotive photojournalist & author 
2013 Road Racing Drivers Club’s Phil Hill Award


Brock is best known for designing the 1965 World Champion Cobra Daytona Coupes and for his national championship-winning Brock Racing Enterprises (BRE) Datsuns. BRE Datsun 240Zs won the 1970 and 1971 SCCA C Production National Championships. BRE Datsun 510s captured the 1971 and 1972 SCCA Trans-Am Under 2.5-liter titles. After two years at GM Design, Brock came to Shelby American, where he helped conceive the shape of the groundbreaking 1959 Corvette Stingray race car and later 1963 Sting Ray production car. As Shelby American’s first employee, he ran the Carroll Shelby School of High-Performance Driving, a Bob Bondurant Driving School forerunner. He designed the Daytona Coupe and worked on the GT-350 street and race cars. After the Datsun years, Brock became a photojournalist, covering off-road racing and the 24 Hours of Le Mans and writing award-winning books on his Daytona Coupes and the Corvette Sting Ray. Brock was the recipient of the Phil Hill Award by the Road Racing Drivers Club (RRDC) for outstanding service to road racing in 2013.

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