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[PIC] Corvette Racing’s C7.R Livery Revealed?

by Keith Cornett on October 28, 2013

[PIC] Corvette Racing's C7.R Livery Revealed?

Now that the 2013 ALMS race season is in the history books (along with the ALMS series itself), attention is turning to the combined United Sports Car Racing Series which will kick off in January at the Rolex Daytona 24 hour race. Corvette Racing will be featuring the racing debut of the C7.R and thanks to our friends over at MotorAuthority.com, we may have a first look at the new racing livery the 7th generation race cars will be wearing.

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[ACCIDENT] 1960 Corvette Strikes a Tree in Massachusetts

by Mitch Talley on October 28, 2013

[ACCIDENT] 1960 Corvette Strikes a Tree in Massachusetts

A Thursday afternoon crash of a classic C2 Corvette into a tree left an unidentified man in serious condition in Lunenberg, Mass.

The man apparently veered off the road in a red 1960 Corvette, striking a tree on Lancaster Avenue.

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1967 L88 Corvette Racer at Pebble Beach

by Mitch Talley on October 25, 2013

1967 L88 Corvette Racer at Pebble Beach

In 1970, Cliff Gottlob and Jack Blatchford drove a 1967 Corvette to Daytona Beach, Fla., where Gottlob and David Dooley teamed up to drive the L88-powered ‘Vette to second place in a 24-hour endurance test.

Now, 43 years later, Blatchford drove the same car onto the lawn of the 18th fairway at the prestigious Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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ProTeam Corvette to Host NCRS Technical Seminar

by Steve Burns on October 24, 2013

ProTeam to Host NCRS Technical Seminar

Once again our friends at ProTeam Corvette Sales will be hosting a NCRS Technical Seminar. This year’s event is coming up on November 9th and the main topic is “How Chevrolet’s Relentless Pursuit of HP Benefited Corvette”. The all-day session is co-sponsored by the Michigan and Heart of Ohio chapters of the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS). NCRS membership isn’t required to attend and the cost is just $20 at the door. That admission fee also includes breakfast and lunch.

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Corvette Assembly Plant Named Kentucky Manufacturer of the Year

The new Corvette Stingray has been earning accolades from the press ever since it was unveiled earlier this year.

It’s only natural that the General Motors Assembly Plant in Bowling Green where America’s Sports Car has been built since 1981 would share in that glory, too.

Earlier this month the Bowling Green Assembly Plant was named Manufacturer of the Year by the Kentucky Association for Manufacturers (KAM) at the 2013 KAM Manufacturer and Employee of the Year Awards ceremony.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Have you been watching Corvette Nation TV Fridays on Velocity? Here’s the segment they filmed from the 2013 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show.

A vignette of the September 13 episode on Corvette Nation featuring the 2013 Bloomington Gold Corvette show. See Jim Perkins, Reeves Callaway, Mike Yager in the Great Hall. Over 50 1963 Split Windows on display…and the ’63 Grand Sport. Thousands of Corvettes and lots of fun.

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

 

The C7 Corvette Stingray – A Porsche Killer from Detroit?

by Guest Contributor on October 16, 2013

The C7 Corvette Stingray - A Porsche Killer from Detroit?

CNN Money is raving about the new Corvette as an American car that can take down the Porsche. Is the CNN author’s perspective accurate? Let’s quickly examine the validity of the claims.

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2014 Corvette Stingray Sales Soar

by Mitch Talley on October 14, 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray Sales Soar

When all is said and done, the ultimate goal of the 2014 Corvette Stingray is to make money for the company that manufactures them and the dealers who sell them.

Based on the early returns, we’d have to say, “Mission Accomplished!”

Edmunds.com reports that the new Stingrays are doing a burnout on the 950 Chevrolet sales floors where they are available across the nation, with the cars being sold within an average of five days after arriving at the dealer.

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Nebraska Farmer Buys Lambrecht Chevy's 4 Mile 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car
Photo Credit: Hemmings

The debate had ranged for months.

To wash or not?

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The 2014 Corvette Stingray Becomes a Monopoly Game Token

by Mitch Talley on October 14, 2013

The 2014 Corvette Stingray Becomes a Monopoly Game Token

If the budget won’t allow you to buy a new Stingray, maybe you can still get your Corvette fix thanks to Hasbro.

You just might not be able to enjoy the high-performance sports car the way you can with the real version!

Word comes this week that Hasbro, the maker of the popular Monopoly board game, has decided to include the 2014 Corvette Stingray in its collection of tokens.

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