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Bloomington Gold to Offer Gold Autocross

by Steve Burns on May 29, 2013

Bloomington Gold to Offer Gold Autocross

When Bloomington Gold announced that they were moving to Champaign, IL after 10 years St. Charles, IL they did so in order to facilitate bigger and better Corvette-related events like an improved GoldTour. Now they’ve taken the wraps off of their Corvette-only Gold Autocross making its debut at this year’s show.

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Corvettes on eBay: 2006 Corvette C6.R ALMS GT1 Tribute Car

If there is one project we can really get behind, it’s this 2006 Corvette Z06 made to look like the #3 ALMS GT1 Corvette C.6R. We’ve seen this tribute to Corvette Racing’s 2008 season before when the car appeared at 2008′s SEMA show in Las Vegas. We were amazed then and that feeling returned seeing the familiar pictures of the #3 Corvette C6.R in street form. If you like it too and can cover the $80K opening bid, then the Corvette with the Jake Scrape can be yours!

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49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh to Pace the Indy 500 in the 2014 Corvette Stingray

Earlier this month we learned the 2014 Corvette Stingray would be pacing the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 and now we know who will be driving the Laguna Blue Stingray. Jim Harbaugh, coach of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers has been named the official pace car driver and will lead the 33 Indy Cars and their drivers to the Green Flag this Sunday afternoon.

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[VIDEO] Chevy Sends a Daddy Blogger to Drive a Corvette at Ron Fellow's Driving School

Chevy has a great new video posted on YouTube that offers us a first-hand look at how a blogger from DadCentric.com makes so much progress behind the wheel of a Corvette Z06 thanks to the skills he learns at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School.

The day at Spring Mountain Resorts, located about an hour west of Las Vegas, gave Greg Barbera the chance to fulfill a lifelong fantasy to learn how to drive a racecar.

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Corvettes on eBay: Rare Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS Supercar

Corvette enthusiasts have the chance to buy one rare C6 on eBay Motors right now.

Some lucky – and wealthy – person will be the owner of a Corvette C6RS Supercar when the bidding finally comes to a close on May 19.

Only seven of the cars have been produced, and the one up for sale is only the second one to be offered publicly for sale.

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The No.3 Compuware Corvette C6.R with Magnussen, Garcia Wins at ALMS Lagnua Seca

SALINAS, Calif. – (May 11, 2013) – A well-executed team effort helped Corvette Racing return to victory lane at the 2.238-mile, 11-turn Laguna Seca road course for the second consecutive year. Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia, drivers of the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R, scored their first American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GT Class win of the season and first since 2011. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, drivers of the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R scored Corvette Racing’s first win of 2013 in the season-opening race at Sebring.

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Corvette Racing Qualifies 4th and 5th at ALMS Laguna Seca

SALINAS, CA., May 10, 2013 – Oliver Gavin, driver of the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R, qualified fourth (1:22.924 secs.) in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GT Class at Laguna Seca. Antonio Garcia, qualified sixth (1:23.042) in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R on the 2.238-mile, 11-turn road course.

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Corvette Racing: Links for the 2013 American Le Mans Series at Monterey

Corvette Racing is in California this week as the American Le Mans Series returns to Monterey and the famed Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca. After two races this year, the standings are tight with Chevrolet owning just a 3 point lead over BMW in the Manufacturers Championship. Last year, the Yellow and Black Corvette C6.Rs had tremendous success with a 1-2 finish in GT. Will they be able to repeat in Saturday’s 4 hour race into darkness?

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Corvette Racing Returns to Laguna Seca, Site of 1-2 Finish in 2012

Monterey, CA. May 9, 2013 – When teams and drivers return to a track where they have previously enjoyed success, it sparks a heightened sense of anticipation heading into the event. For the drivers and crew members of the No.’s 3 and 4 Compuware Corvette C6.Rs, this weekend’s four-hour American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca means a return to the site of a 1-2 Corvette Racing finish in 2012.

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Fast Phil Currin Inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame

“Fast Phil” Currin used his savvy brain to become one of the steadiest Corvette racers of the 1970s.

He paid just $1,900 for his red 1963 split-window some 47 years ago. Now 67, Currin and his Corvette – nicknamed “Giantkiller” when he made a habit of beating newer, flashier cars – made an appearance at the Hall of Fame’s 40th anniversary at Sebring in March.

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