It’s race week in Indianapolis with the running of the 98th Indy 500 on Sunday so it seems fitting to feature a little history about the first time a Corvette was used as the pace car at the famous race. It was 36 years ago this weekend that Corvette first made its appearance at the Brickyard with the 1978 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car.
This is classy move by Chevrolet.
To honor those customers that were the first to buy the all-new Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet is sending out a nice thank you gift. The gift contains a black box with the C7 crossed flags logo. Open it up and there is a leather pouch which is made of the same color and material as the owners C7 interior. Inside the pouch is a thank you letter and a book about the Corvette Stingray.
It’s springtime which means that Corvette owners in the cold zones are beginning to extricate their cars from winter hibernation. That’s usually followed by a serious spring cleaning in preparation for the upcoming summer cruising season. But which product should one use on their ride? We recently tried out Adam’s Total Interior Detailer and the results of our toils await you after the break.
If you’re in the Florida panhandle region this weekend, come out to Panama City Beach for the Annual Circle City Corvette’s Beach Caravan. The caravan kicks off Friday morning in Dothan, AL with over 100 Corvettes cruising to beach in Panama City. Once in Florida, there will be a welcome party, a Corvette-only car show, seminars with special “Corvette” guests, an auction featuring cool Corvette items and more.
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We showed you the one and only Paul McCartney driving his blue C5 Corvette around California a few days ago.
Now another legendary singer – The Boss, otherwise known as Bruce Springsteen – was captured by photographers motoring around Los Angeles with his wife, Patti, in their black C2 Corvette Sting Ray convertible on Thursday. He even flashed a peace sign to the paparazzi.
A new chapter at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway kicks off this week with the running of the first ever IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Indianapolis this weekend and the Corvette Stingray will be up front for all the action.
That’s because the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible will be serving as the Pace Car for the inaugural race.
Our friends at Zip Corvette are hosting their 3rd Annual “Cruising in the Fast Lane” car show at their headquarters in Mechanicsville, VA this Saturday from 10am to 3pm.
Over 400 Corvettes are expected to converge at Zip Corvette for a full day of fun, food and of course, Corvettes! The best news is that there is no entry or registration fee to join the fun. Just bring your Corvette. They’ll take car of the rest!