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THE NUMBER 47 CHEVROLET BLACK WIDOW RACE CAR: A black-and-white journey to the auction blockOctober 8, 2015 Posted by Barrett-Jackson. Written by independent automotive journalist Larry Edsall - Racing Roundup Arizona
Vince Piggins knew how to make cars fast enough to win races. He was the chief engineer of the “Fabulous Hudson Hornets” that dominated stock car racing in the early 1950s, and he moved to General Motors just as Chevrolet was launching its new “small block” V8 engine. At GM, Piggins would create the Z/28 …