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Former Corvette Racing Icon Jim Jeffords Passes Away

by Mitch Talley on March 25, 2014

Former Corvette Racing Icon Jim Jeffords Passes Away

One of the most successful Corvette race car drivers from the 1950s passed away on March 6, 2014.

Jim Jeffords started his career as a Chevy racer after impressing Ed Cole with his driving behind the wheel of a Jaguar 140 on Memorial Day weekend 1956. That performance led to Jeffords being asked to race John Fitch’s modified Corvette in the feature the next day.

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SRT Viper Production Halted and Factory Racers Sidelined for the 24 Le Mans

While the Corvette Stingray continues to fly off the showroom floors almost faster than Bowling Green can produce them, the same can’t be said for its long-time competitor, the SRT Viper.

In fact, Chrysler just announced that it would suspend production of the Viper for at least two months, leaving 91 hourly workers laid off at the assembly plant in Detroit.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

The brand new Corvette Stingray was a red carpet star at Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” UK Premiere, March 20th 2014 in London.

The stars from the movie were all on hand as well as the 2014 Corvette Stingray driven by the Black Widow in the movie.

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin was also there and he interviewed the stars from Captain America: The Winter Soldier in front of the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Thanks to our good friends at Mobil 1, we had the opportunity to ride along in a hot lap in a Bondurant High Performance Driving School’s Velocity Yellow 2014 Corvette Stingray at the 12 Hours of Sebring last week.

Want to learn to drive like this in your Corvette? Visit www.Bondurant.com a list of upcoming courses and driving events suited for every skill level.

 

Corvette Stingray is One of Three Finalists for World Performance Car of the Year Award

The 2014 Corvette Stingray has already taken home so many awards since its introduction in 2013 that we’ve lost count.

But the Stingray is up for one more award still to be decided that might just be the most prestigious of all: 2014 World Performance Car of the Year.

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (30 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on March 24, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (30 Corvette photos)

It’s the start of the brand new week which means its time for a mega Midyear Monday gallery! This week’s gallery features a little bit of something for everyone. So here’s 30 random images of 1963 to 1967 Corvette guaranteed to make your Monday a little better.

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[ACCIDENT] Mississippi Man Cannonball's His C5 Corvette into a Ditch
Photo Credit: Pearl Police Capt. Tim Sarrett

This might be a great case of the glass being half full or half empty, depending on your perspective.

Half empty? The driver of this blue C5 Corvette convertible was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control and sent his sports car cannonballing into a ditch of nasty water near The Outlets mall in Pearl, Mississippi.

Half full? He was not injured and just got a little wet as he escaped from the Corvette.

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[PICS] Oliver Gavin at the UK Premiere for Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Corvette’s British ambassador Oliver Gavin attended the UK Premiere for Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier last night in London. Dressed in his familiar Corvette Racing fire suit, the factory racecar driver was spotted doing interviews in front of Black Widow’s 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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[VIDEO] Chevrolet at Geneva Motor Show 2014

by Keith Cornett on March 20, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Chevrolet Europe posted this video yesterday showcasing Corvette and Camaro at the Geneva Motor Show.

Take a look at Chevrolet at the Geneva International Motor Show. See the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible, and the European premiere of the Corvette C7.R and the Corvette Z06, both presented at NAIAS in January. The new Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible too!

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: William Shatner and a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Coupe

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s vintage picture features two culture icons, the 1963 split window Corvette coupe and actor William Shatner.

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