Bob Nordskog

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Bob Nordskog's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette, The Asteroid, was restyled by Barris Kustoms in 1963.

Bob Nordskog was a mechanical engineer by trade. He was also an offshore power boat racer and an airline equipment mogul. Bob started out racing at the dry lakes, and he set a speed record of 125 MPH at Muroc Dry Lake with his Model T. Bob's biggest passion though was offshore powerboat racing, a sport he started practicing at age 46. Bob's final victory came at age 79, just one month prior to his 1992 death, when he averaged a speed of 93 MPH in his 40-foot Fountain, the Powerboat Magazine Special.[1]

Bob Nordskog's Cars

Bob Nordskog's 1963 Chevrolet Corvette - The Asteroid



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