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Links and Info for the 2019 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 3:09pm

Photo Credit: Richard Prince for Chevy Racing

Corvette Racing and the C7.Rs return to historic Sebring International Raceway where they will compete in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts. The Corvette Team is going for its fourth win in five years at the iconic former bomber base and its 12th win at Sebring in 21 years!

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A C8 Mid-Engine Corvette Broke Down at a Detroit Gas Station Today

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 2:02pm

File Photo from Nurburgring

Well, that sucks!

A 2020 Corvette was spotted by spy photographers with the frunk open at a Detroit area gas station today. We don’t have any ideas of what the problem is, but we do know the optics of watching another C8 Corvette getting a tow from the gas station will not be good.

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[RECALL] 2017 Corvette Among Several GM Models Being Recalled for Potential Power Steering Issue

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 1:07pm

Photo Credit: CorvetteImages.com

Four General Motors models – including Corvette – are being recalled because of potential electric power steering failures.

Included in the recall are about 27,000 vehicles, including the 2017 Corvette, 2017 Chevrolet Camaro, 2017 Cadillac ATS, and 2016-18 Cadillac CTS.

GM discovered the problem after opening an investigation last September into sudden power steering losses in 2017 Camaros based on information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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GM Delivers Just Over 1,000 New Corvettes in February 2019

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 12:21pm

Photo Credit: Corvette / Instagram

GM is only reporting official sales numbers quarterly but we were able to get our hands on the Corvette sales report for February 2019 which showed just over 1,000 deliveries for the month. That’s a 24% decrease in deliveries from the 1,351 sold in February 2018.

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[PICS] New Chazcron C8 Corvette Renders Will Wake You Up!

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 8:01pm

Corvette Racing’s Doug Fehan has famously talked about “Cascade Engineering” in which each generation takes what it has learned from racing and applies it to improve the next generation street car which improves the next generation’s race car, and so forth and so on.

The phrase of “Cascade Rendering” came to me tonight after seeing these new renders of the C8 Corvette from Chazcron and the Mid-Engine Corvette Forum.

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[SPIED] New Detroit Spy Photos of the C8 Corvette Reveal New Details

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 5:14pm

File Photo: Brian Williams/Spiedbilde

Another batch of spy photos dropped yesterday and while we had to pass on buying them (we can’t buy them all!), we still wanted to make sure you know where you can see them and what the photos showed.

This particular C8 mid-engine Corvette prototype was captured most likely around GM’s Milford Proving Grounds.

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[VIDEO] Coy Bowles of the Zac Brown Band Drives the Corvettes at Spring Mountain

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 2:14pm

Guitar and keyboardist Coy Bowles of the Zac Brown Band recently celebrated his 40th birthday by heading out to the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain Motor Resort and Country Club in Pahrump, NV.

Coy says that driving a Corvette on a racetrack has been a bucket list item of his and he was anxious to get out onto the track for the first time and do some maneuvering!

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[ACCIDENT] Two Brothers Injured After 2001 Corvette Goes Airborne in Crash

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 11:20am

Photo Credit: yourgv.com

Two brothers suffered serious injuries after their maroon 2001 Corvette coupe went airborne and struck several trees in a small Virginia community on Saturday.

The one-vehicle crash happened on River Road, just west of State Route 961 in the Paces community in Halifax County.

A witness said the Corvette soared into the air before landing in trees on the right side of the road.

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Corvettes for Sale: Price Lowered on a Barn-Find 1967 Corvette Sting Ray

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:30am

A new price has been announced by the seller of this 1967 barn find Corvette coupe.

A fellow named Collin has dropped his asking price to $33,000 on barnfinds.com.

The Corvette had been stored for 35 years, from 1979 to 2014, and appears to be a good project car for someone now that it’s been cleaned up and taken out of hiding.

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[AMAZON] Save 37% on Battery Tender Jr 12V Battery Charger

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 9:57am

Battery Tender Junior 12V Battery Charger is much more than a trickle charger. It has a brain, is lightweight, compact, fully automatic and very easy to use especially in small spaces. This battery charger will keep the battery fully charged so that it is ready to go always. It has a microprocessor controlled fully automatic charger and maintainer and is designed to extend the life of any lead acid battery commonly used in automobiles, motorcycles, ATVs, personal watercraft, RVs, boats, airplanes, golf carts, back-up generator systems, etc.

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[VIDEO] Classic Cars Damaged after Roof Collapses Due to Heavy Snow

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 6:35pm

Tornadoes and hurricanes destroy classic cars in the South.

Up north in Plainview, Minnesota, another weather extreme gets the blame for ruining a pole barn full of collector vehicles, including a C1 Corvette and an RV.

The red ‘Vette, owned by Dave Doane, appears to be peeking out from under the metal roof, seeking help from the roof that collapsed on top of it and several other classics from the weight of heavy snow followed by rain.

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Chevrolet is Now Offering Zero Percent Financing for 72 Months on All 2018 Corvette Models

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 2:01pm

Photo Credit: Kerbeck Corvette

Last month our report on the excessive inventory of new Corvettes was featured in automotive news blogs around the world. And after selling just 800 new Corvettes back in January, perhaps General Motors has finally heard from its dealers that it’s going to take some cash on the hood to get Corvette sales moving again because there is finally a new incentive that should help!

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[VIDEO] Watch ACS Composite Install a Set of XL Front Rock Guards on a C7 Corvette Z06

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:43pm

Corvette owners everywhere have turned to ACS Composite for great looking aftermarket parts and accessories for their C6 and C7 Corvettes. Not only do the parts made by ACS Composite look great, but many are also designed to protect your Corvette from everyday driving maladies like rock chips and other debris that is picked up by the sticky Michelin tires.

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[AMAZON] Add Tire Pressure Monitoring to Any Car for $74

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 9:39am

The nonda ZUS AccurateTemp Start Tire Safety Monitor is an easy way to add tire pressure monitoring to your classic Corvettes and other vehicles that don’t have tire pressure monitoring from the factory. Now priced at just $73.99 at Amazon, its

With ZUS, you no longer have to guess what’s wrong with your tires.

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Van Bortel Chevrolet Has Two Brand New 2019 Corvette ZR1s in Stock

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 9:45pm

The 2019 Corvette ZR1 has been a hot commodity among Corvette collectors and enthusiasts since its unveiling in late 2017. The C7’s swan song has been tightly constrained and only 2,000 have been built to date. Our friends at Van Bortel Chevrolet in Macedon, NY caught our attention this weekend after sharing a video which advertises not one, but two brand new 2019 Corvette ZR1s in stock and ready to go!

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (43 Corvette photos)

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 4:23pm

Happy Monday, Corvette fans!

As longtime readers know, we ask for submissions to Midyear Monday because we think it’s pretty cool to see your car featured on a website, plus it helps us because its usually one less photo we have to hunt down.

Last week, I received a message from “mjdart54” who sent us eight photos from a Corvette show down in South Florida.

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Win Dale Jr’s 2019 Corvette Z06

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 1:44pm

A $25 raffle ticket could end up putting a 2019 Corvette Z06 in your driveway later this year.

The Dale Jr. Foundation is again holding its annual raffle to raise money for Dale Earnhardt’s charity organization for children.

Tickets went on sale starting March 1, and only 10,888 will be sold before the end of the raffle on Aug.

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Car and Driver’s Don Sherman Downloads on the Technical Issues Facing the C8 Corvette

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 1:22pm

Photo Credit: @njhurren / Instagram

Car and Driver’s Technical Editor Don Sherman is someone we always enjoy listing to, especially when he is talking about Corvettes. Don’s longevity in the automotive industry allows him to reach out to a wide variety of sources in and around the Corvette Team and we know he cares about the direction of the Corvette brand as he is also an owner with a ’67 big block in his garage.

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Corvette Racing at Sebring: ‘Super’ Weekend on Tap for Corvette C7.Rs

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:53am

Team set for races in WeatherTech Championship, FIA WEC on same weekend

DETROIT (March 11, 2018) – Corvette Racing is used to facing sports car racing’s toughest tests. But this year’s trip to Sebring International Raceway may be its challenging yet.

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship each will race around the 3.74-mile, 17-turn Sebring circuit March 15-16 with Corvette Racing participating in both events.

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Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Mar. 10th

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 12:02pm

Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays, Grand Sports, Z06s and ZR1s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top individual Corvette seller.

Mike is out of the office at the beginning of the week as he takes his first ZR1 Owner’s School course at Spring Mountain.

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