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Corvette Racing at Monterey: Garcia, Magnussen On Doorstep of GTLM Title

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 10:16pm

Chevrolet leads Manufacturer’s Championship heading to Road Atlanta finale MONTEREY, California (Sept. 24, 2017) – Corvette Racing’s pairing of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen took a huge step toward the GT Le Mans (GTLM) Driver’s title in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Their fourth-place class finish in the […]

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Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Sept. 24th

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 10:26am

Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays, Grand Sports and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top individual Corvette seller. Mike kicks off this week’s Delivery Dispatch with order information on the new 2018 Corvette color Sebring Orange. Dealers received allocations […]

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Corvette Racing at Monterey: Focus Forward to Raceday

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 6:08pm

GTLM championship-leading team confident in strategy ahead of Monterey round MONTEREY, California (Sept. 23, 2017) – Corvette Racing is confidently looking ahead to raceday following GT Le Mans (GTLM) qualifying for the America’s Tire 250 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Following seventh- and ninth-place efforts Saturday in time trials, the championship-winning team will bank on […]

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Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: The Achilles Heal of Corvette Club Meets

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 10:40am

When driving your Corvette with fellow owners is more fun than sitting around and talking about it. You can browse more of our Corvette comics here! Source: JerryKing.com Related: Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: The Ultimate Halftime Show Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: It’s Good to Be the Boss, Part II Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Parking Issues […]

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Callaway Competition: ADAC GT Masters Hockenheim Preview

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 7:34pm

The final weekend of the German ADAC GT Masters is upon us. After nearly 5 months of intense on-track battles with the best of Germany, Callaway Competition look to capture their first title with their Callaway C7 GT3‐R. Spearheading the fight is Frenchman Jules Gounon. Going from strength to strength, Jules has emerged into the […]

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[PICS] CorvetteBlogger Visits the Headquarters for Katech Performance

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:37pm

Last month we had the fantastic opportunity to visit Katech Inc. at their suburban Detroit headquarters. For 20 years now the team at Katech has been designing and building some of the hottest engines in the aftermarket and motorsports industries. Their power plants have found victory lane and taken championship trophies in NASCAR, IROC, Grand-Am, […]

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Two Corvettes Torched in Iowa Garage Fire

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 1:35pm

Photo Credit: Hans Madsen / Messenger News It didn’t take long for an estimated $100,000 worth of classic cars, including two Corvettes and a 1989 Pontiac Trans Am, to go up in flames Thursday afternoon in Dakota City, Iowa. The fire erupted when a man working on one of the vehicles inside the garage tried […]

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[VIDEO] Motor Trend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 7

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 9:17am

Ever be out driving your Corvette and you get challenged by what you know is a car that is much faster that yours, and you’re like “No man, I’m just cruising”. That what it’s like to watch the 460-hp Corvette Grand Sport participate in Motor Trend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 7. The drag race is […]

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[VIDEO] Corvette Grand Sport Competes in Motor Trend’s Best Driver’s Car for 2017

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 5:13pm

Photo Credit: MotorTrend.com One of the highlights for the writers at Motor Trend is the annual competition that pits 12 of the world’s best sports cars to see which is the Best Driver’s Car of the year. Motor Trend says that to earn the title of Best Driver’s Car, the vehicle must deliver a balance […]

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Michelin Named Official Tire of IMSA in 2019

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:03am

Boy, that didn’t take long! Yesterday, we were surprised by the news that Continental Tire was out as the official tire sponsor of IMSA which included the WeatherTech Championship series and its two major Challenge series. Continental Tire had submitted a new proposal with an increase in its investment but was rebuffed by IMSA. Michelin, […]

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Corvettes on Craigslist: Rare Copper Metallic 1994 Corvette Coupe

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 2:07pm

Here’s your chance to buy a very rare C4 Corvette. Back in 1994, Chevrolet built 17,989 coupes, but only 91 of them were Copper Metallic, including this one that’s up for sale on craigslist for $12,600. We like what the owner of this Copper Metallic coupe says at the end of his listing – “CASH […]

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Continental Tire to Exit IMSA at the End of the 2018 Season

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:59pm

Here is some interesting racing news that doesn’t directly affect Corvette Racing, but anytime a racing series makes a change in a major sponsor, it’s worth taking note. According to Continental Tires, the decision to not renew the sponsorship was made by IMSA despite the tire manufacturer offering a significant increase in their sponsorship investmemt. […]

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[PICS] A Closer Look at Corvette’s New Sebring Orange Exterior

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:49am

One the final day of Corvettes at Carlisle, we had the opportunity to take a closer look at the new exterior color called Sebring Orange. Sebring Orange is a new tintcoat color that should be available starting in December on 2018 Corvettes. The new exterior will be one of the first new colors painted in […]

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Side Yard Rescue: 1967 Corvette Big Block Coupe with Factory Air

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:36pm

Over the sixty-five-year history of Corvettes, there are some model years that collectors gravitate to more than others. One such year was 1967 in which Chevrolet offered the swan song of the C2 midyears. With two body styles and a menu of engines and performance upgrades, the 1967 Corvette was one of the most complete […]

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Corvette Racing at Monterey: Points the Name of the Game

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:35am

Still in the driver’s seat for all three GTLM championships DETROIT (Sept. 19, 2017) – With two races left in this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Corvette Racing is hoping this weekend’s results at a very familiar venue will boost its advantage in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) points battle. The team will race for […]

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin Looks Back on His Career in Sports Car Racing

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:35pm

Oliver Gavin is now in his 16th season as a driver for Corvette Racing and his impressive resume features five ISMA/ALMS Championships as well as five class victories at the 24 hours of Le Mans. Our friends at Mobil 1 The Grid have a new video out featuring the veteran British racer who looks back […]

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This Corvette Grand Sport Was Totaled After Debris Strike Causes Tiny Crack on the Frame

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:18am

Photo Credit: cdm85-521 / Corvette Forum Who would think just running over a large rock or a chunk of something very hard on a busy interstate would total a new car? But that’s what happened to the owner of a 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, who reported his misfortune on Corvette Forum. The post, made by […]

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How Low Can You Go? 1972 Corvette ZR1 Convertible With Just 967 Miles

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:09am

Photo Credit: SuperChevy.com Imagine buying your brand new 454-equipped Corvette and then finding out that the annual insurance premium will be slightly less than 20% of the sales price. Now what do you do? Park it for 40+ years, naturally. That’s just what Jim Kevan did after bringing his shiny new roadster home. Today it […]

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Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Sept. 17th

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:51am

Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays, Grand Sports and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top individual Corvette seller. This week the Corvette Team released the final production numbers for Black Rose Metallic at our request and it just so […]

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Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: To the Moon!

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:39am

You want to know why NASA never sent a Corvette to the moon? Astronauts would have no reason to return to Earth. You can browse more of our Corvette comics here! Source: JerryKing.com Related: Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: The Ultimate Halftime Show Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: It’s Good to Be the Boss, Part II Saturday […]

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