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Chevrolet Corvette GTP on Display at the MY Garage Museum

by Mitch Talley on November 5, 2013

Chevrolet Corvette GTP on Display at the MY Garage Museum

Mid America Motorworks founder and Chief Cheerleader Mike Yager loves Corvettes.

That’s why when he says a recent addition to the collection at the MY Garage Museum in Effingham, Ill., is his favorite all-time Corvette, we tend to sit up and take notice.

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[VIDEO] World’s First 10 Second 2014 Corvette Stingray

by Keith Cornett on November 3, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

World’s First 2014 Corvette to run a 10 second 1/4 mile. Redline Motorsports modified C7 Corvette shredded its previous record of 11.02 with a C7 Vette with a stout 10.50 @ 132 mph. This is the first C7 Corvette that we are aware of that has laid down a 10 second quarter mile pass.

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Brian Hobaugh and his 1965 Corvette to Compete in the 2013 OPTIMA Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational

We told you a few weeks ago about a one-of-a-kind 1965 Corvette Sting Ray that has been on the track since it was born – and in the same family for more than 30 years. Brian Hobaugh will again be aiming for the top prize with his family’s Corvette in the OPTIMA Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational 2013 on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PST) in Pahrump, Nev.

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[VIDEO] Corvette ZR1 vs 550 hp Corvette Z06

by Keith Cornett on October 29, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Two of the closest street races I’ve seen between two evenly matched Corvettes, one stock Corvette ZR1 and one bolt on and cammed CorvetteZ06, doesn’t get a whole lot closer than this!

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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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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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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: 1959 Corvette Stingray Racer with the 1956 Corvette SS

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s selection has two Corvette concept racecars at the track in this group photo at the track.

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Championship Trophies Galore for Corvette Racing

by Corvette Racing on October 22, 2013

Championship Trophies Galore for Corvette Racing

Magnussen voted ALMS’ Most Popular Driver, Chevrolet wins Green Challenge award

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 22, 2013) – Chevrolet and Corvette Racing had ample reason to celebrate at the American Le Mans Series’ annual Night of Champions awards banquet. The two organizations took home seven awards on the evening at Chateau Elan, the night after the ALMS’ finale – Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: Garcia, Magnussen Claim Drivers' Championship

Sixth-place finish with Taylor enough to take title at Road Atlanta; No. 4 Corvette places 10th

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 19, 2013) – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen closed the American Le Mans Series era by winning the GT drivers’ championship Saturday at Petit Le Mans. The pairing drove with Jordan Taylor to a sixth-place finish in the No. 3 Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R at Road Atlanta. Garcia won his first ALMS title, and Magnussen claimed another to go along with his 2008 GT1 championship.

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Corvette Racing at Petit Le Mans: Solid Start in Last Title Push

GT championship co-leader Garcia qualifies No. 3 Corvette fourth in GT; Gavin seventh in No. 4

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2013) – The final race for the Chevrolet Corvette C6.R will see two of Corvette Racing’s GT challengers starting fourth and seventh on the GT grid for Saturday’s Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Antonio Garcia qualified the No. 3 Compuware Corvette fourth with a lap of 1:19.128 (115.560 mph) in the finale of the American Le Mans Series.

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