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[VIDEO] Eric Lancaster’s Corvette ZR1 Hits the Eights!

by Keith Cornett on November 18, 2013

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Eric Lancaster Fastest Stock Bottom End ZR1 & Fastest Blower Pass! The first ZR1 in the 8′s! With a Stock Bottom End

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Corvette Repair's Kevin Mackay Shows off His See-Thru Corvettes

Kevin Mackay is well known within the Corvette hobby for his ability to seek and find rare historical Corvettes and then restore them to like new condition. Although best known for finding the 1960 Briggs Cunningham Corvette that won its class in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans, he also found the ‘Rebel’ L88 Corvette racer that will be sold at Barrett-jackson early next year.

During Bloomington Gold, Mackay had three of his see-thru Corvette creations on display. The 1969 L88 and the 1965 Big Block have all been featured before and we also see the XP-819 rear engine concept owned by Mike Yager of Mid America Motorworks.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Shriners Pick Up their Patrol Corvettes in 1965

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s selection shows the Tangier Shriners picking up their identical 1965 Corvette Sting Ray Convertibles in St. Louis, then the current home of the Corvette factory.

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SEMA 2013: Your Custom Corvette Photo Gallery

by Steve Burns on November 14, 2013

SEMA 2013: Your Custom Corvette Photo Gallery

Last week two thirds of the CorvetteBlogger wolfpack was out in Las Vegas wandering around the desert looking for strippers and cocaine at the annual SEMA show. The SEMA show is the banner event for the automotive aftermarket industry. This year 125,000+ attendees perused the latest wares from hundreds of suppliers. Countless custom rides become the show pieces to display the newest products and industry trends. SEMA is only open to members, buyers, vendors, and media. Don’t fret if you couldn’t be there as our Corvette photo gallery awaits you just beyond the Read More button below.

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Legendary Rebel L88 Corvette Racer For Sale at Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Auction
Photo Credit: Barrett-Jackson

Throughout the sixty years of Corvette history there are relatively few cars with the background, impressive credentials and significance of the renowned #57 1969 L88 racecar known as “Rebel”. The Rebel was so famous and celebrated that Revell® offered a replica model kit of the car in 1:24 scale. On Saturday afternoon, January 18, 2014, Barrett-Jackson will auction the legendary racecar during their annual Scottsdale auction extravaganza.

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SEMA 2013: The Nowicki Concept7 Corvette Stingray

by Steve Burns on November 13, 2013

SEMA 2013: The Nowicki Concept7 Corvette Stingray

Behold the Concept7 which made its debut last week at SEMA. The Concept7 is latest creation from racer Jeff Nowicki and his newly minted Nowicki Autosport Design. The Concept7 takes a stock 2014 Corvette Stingray and mixes in a healthy dose carbon fiber and other mods to create the masterpiece that awaits you after the break.

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Mecum to Sell the Famous Callaway Sledgehammer at Kissimmee Auction

Here some exciting news from Mecum that is sure to make collectors sit up and take notice.

We recently learned that the most famous Callaway Corvette ever made – the 254 MPH Sledgehammer – will be offered for sale at Mecum’s annual January event in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Watch this Late Model Racecraft tuned Corvette Stingray run 9.99 @ 132.7 mph.

The first C7 Corvette in the 9′s!! Also the fastest all motor C7 too!

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SEMA 2013: Quantra's Hybrid Package Boosts Corvette Z06 to 773HP!

A few months ago, GM President Mark Reuss perked up the ears of Corvette enthusiasts when he said the idea of a production hybrid ‘Vette was “a very attractive idea.”

Well, Chevy has been beaten to the punch by a company named Quanta, which manufactures replacement parts like fuel tanks and radiators.

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[PICS] SEMA 2013: Forgiato Widebody C7 Corvette Stingray Wins SEMA Design Award

You either love it or hate it. That’s the consensus we’ve come to as there doesn’t seem to be much in-between when it comes to the Forgiato Widebody C7 Corvette Stingray shown at SEMA last week.

We admit that “Aston Martin Blue” exterior color is a little tough for us to go for too, but those curves are so cool! It’s a car that’s totally at home in the SEMA Dub Show and to see it live is to appreciate the look and the workmanship that went into the build. But I couldn’t imagine this as a daily driver.

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