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[VIDEO] Chevy Corvette Stingray High Speed Test Course

by Keith Cornett on August 30, 2013

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Here’s more video of the 2014 Corvette Stingray running through the autocross course during the Media Drive in Monterey in Aug 2013. Check out how well the instructor puts the Stingray through its paces as that beautiful exhaust note fills the air.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

I know we just showed a video from Chevrolet earlier this week featuring Jay Leno and Rick Hendrick talking about the new 2014 Corvette Stingray, but this video from Jay Leno’s Garage features more of the Corvette Caravan from Monterey to Pebble Beach led by Leno and GM’s Global Design Chief Ed Welburn.

Along the way, Jay talks about his love of manual transmission cars and when he pulls onto the greens at The Quail in Pebble Beach, he remarks “Get that foreign crap out of here.”

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Corvette Racing at Baltimore: A Grand Prix, Indeed!

by Corvette Racing on August 27, 2013

Corvette Racing at Baltimore: A Grand Prix, Indeed!

Compuware Corvettes to test their mettle around Inner Harbor street circuit

DETROIT (Aug. 27, 2013) – Crab cakes, Camden Yards and Charm City’s temporary street circuit await Corvette Racing and its two Compuware Chevrolet Corvette C6.R race cars this weekend with the third running of the Grand Prix of Baltimore. The two-hour race is the seventh round of the American Le Mans Series and the second street race of the season. One of the newest venues on the ALMS calendar has been kind to Corvette Racing with podium finishes in the event’s first two years.

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[VIDEO] Autocrossing the 2014 Corvette Stingray

by Keith Cornett on August 21, 2013

[VIDEO] Autocrossing the 2014 Corvette Stingray

Last week at the C7 Corvette Stingray Media Drive event in Monterey, Chevy had an autocross course set up on a concrete tarmac just behind the airplane hanger where the entire event was staged. Three Corvettes, all 7-speed Z51 cars, were on the track. I chose the Torch Red Stingray (because everyone knows that red Corvettes are the fastest).

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing at the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans

Corvette Racing opted to show off the next generation racer based on the C7 Corvette Stingray with two very public laps during the Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca on Saturday afternoon. With Corvette Racing driver Tommy Milner at the controls, the Stingray took to the track and the feedback we’re hearing online is that the crowd was very shocked and surprised to see the camouflaged vinyl-wrapped race car in the flesh for the very first time.

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Corvette Racing at Road America: A Pair of Podium Finishes

by Corvette Racing on August 12, 2013

Corvette Racing at Road America: A Pair of Podium Finishes

Second and third for Compuware Corvettes; Gavin and Milner regain drivers’ title lead

CORVETTE RACING AT ROAD AMERICA: A Pair of Podium Finishes

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 11, 2013) – Corvette Racing scored two podium finishes Sunday at Road America in the Orion Energy Systems 245. The No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R of Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen placed second in the sixth round of the American Le Mans Series. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, driving the No. 4 Compuware Corvette, finished third.

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Corvette Racing at Road America: Solid Start for Compuware Corvettes

Garcia qualifies second in No. 3 Compuware Corvette; Gavin fourth in No. 4 entry

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 10, 2013) – Corvette Racing’s two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs qualified second and fourth in class Saturday for the Orion Energy Systems 245 at Road America. That means the two velocity yellow Corvettes will roll off the grid one behind the other for Sunday’s sixth round of the American Le Mans Series. Antonio Garcia was second-quickest in the GT class with a 2:04.212 in the No. 3 Corvette he shares with Jan Magnussen.

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Corvette Racing at Road America: The Spiritual Home

by Corvette Racing on August 7, 2013

Corvette Racing at Road America: The Spiritual Home

Compuware Corvettes come to Elkhart Lake in thick of ALMS GT championships

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (Aug. 6, 2013) – For more than 50 years, Road America has come to define the quintessential American road racing circuit. Likewise, the Chevrolet Corvette has been America’s sports car for 60 years. This weekend, Corvette Racing serves as the bridge that once again reunites the two icons for the Orion Energy 245 – the sixth round of the 2013 American Le Mans Series. The team enters its two velocity yellow Compuware Corvette C6.Rs in the two-hour, 45-minute race.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Oh, the glorious sound of the 2014 Corvette Stingray’s exhaust note. Watch this lap of the Milford Proving Grounds in an Arctic White Corvette Stingray by Autoweek Magazine.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: A Day at the Races

by Keith Cornett on August 1, 2013

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: A Day at the Races

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Today’s subject is a one near and dear to our hearts – taking your Corvette racing!

We’re seeing nothing older than a 1965 Corvette in the picture and if you look right in the middle of the photograph, it appears there is one and perhaps two black 1963 Fuel Injected Sting Ray Coupes.

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