While we don't know exactly why this 1964 Chevrolet Corvette decided to set itself on fire, these pictures tell a pretty clear story of what happened after it did. Currently for sale on Ebay, this charred 'Vette is being offered as a parts car or a pretty serious project.
At a Road America SCCA event, a Corvette driver was doing his thing when his hind-end swung around unexpectedly. The cause: A fire he hadn't noticed melted the tires. Slide show of the action below.
Rich Szatkowski really loved his 1989 Corvette project car. So much so, he spent the entire 4th of July reupholstering the interior and fitting it with a new steering wheel and stereo. As a final touch, he washed the carpet and left a roof panel off so it could dry overnight. Then disaster struck. While the 'Vette was…