understands the process. How much filler, sanding, gluing, and more sanding, sanding, sanding can we show beyond one episode?
As it happened, however, the problem was not with the content, but with the schedule itself. The design and fabrication of the body seemed to go on interminably, encroaching on the time allotted to the rest of the build. It turned out that Mike and Laurent are perfectionists, which is great for everyone--but a little stressful for the show's director.
Dan and I were immediately impressed by the rendering of the CSOC GS. Clearly inspired by the lines of the 1963 Corvette C2 body style, the design represented more of an homage to that style than an attempt to reproduce it.
For the opening episode, CSOC's artist Gaston Gardeazabal, who specializes in vehicle design, came in to perform a re-creation of the design process for our cameras.
We then looked forward to seeing how Mike and Laurent would begin to attack the build of the 2008 Corvette. And attack turned out to be the right word.
On the morning of 18 March, Laurent arrived with my crew. Relaxed, cigarette in hand, he casually directed his team of technicians as they worked on the
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