Smith grew up in a rural farming community Shelby County, Alabama. Her
uncle , who was a hot rod builder, took Rebecca and her cousins to
Talladega race track on a regular basis. Rebecca realized that being
interested in fast cars was a "guy thing" but she was determined not to
let that interfere with her passion. In grammar school she saw a 1967
Corvette and has been hooked ever since.
`A "Foxy" Southern Girl With a Need for Speed
Rebecca's first Vette
was a 1978 two tone silver coupe. Life interfered, as it often
does, and Rebecca was forced to sell her C3 in the early
After many years Rebecca finally got her toy back. Her new
was in the form of a red 75 C3 coupe that she named “Lipstick”.
C3 was treated to a new cam and headers , Rebecca says that you can
hear Lipstick coming from a mile away. She loves the C3 but needed
something a little more civilized. Rebecca ordered the C7 in Oct of
2013 and picked it up at the museum in January of 2014. The
now has 22k miles on the odo and Rebecca still smiles every time she
get behind the wheel. Rebecca is a graduate of the Spring Mountain
Corvette performance driving school. She puts her newly
talents to the test by tracking the C7 at the NCM Motor Sport facility.
new toy is a 2014 Z51 Stingray, 3LT, with an adrenaline red interior,
NAV, and magnetic ride. The C7 was tweaked and includes a Vengeance
Racing package complete with headers, intake and suspension mods.
mods include blacked out badges and flags, side skirts and front
splitter, black out the top with wrap stripe on the side and
Stingray hood decal. A custom painted hood liner was
by Steve Ray who in our opinion is the best air brush artist in the
country. We did an article a while back on Steve, his work is amazing.
"Foxy" sits on the hood very nicely
has plans to expand her journey into Corvette land. She has a
Callaway Z06 on order and will be taking deliver this August. to be
picked up at Callaway late August. Rebecca tells us that she is will be
taking the new "Z" to Carlisle.
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