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Custom 1000 hp Twin Turbo Corvette Headed to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

When we first published the photo gallery of Corvettes that were in attendance at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Northeast Florida, the first two pictures we shared were of the #94 Leldon Blackwell Corvette Racer. Since then, we’ve come across some additional information on the former Sebring race car as well as a video showing the Corvette being prepped by renowned restorer Kevin Mackay of Corvette Repair Inc.

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Corvette Racing Finishes Second and Third in ALMS GT in Sebring

Wild Finish Propels Corvettes to Podium in Closing Minutes of 12-Hour Race

SEBRING, Fla., March 17, 2012 – Corvette Racing celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in style, finishing second and third in the closely contested American Le Mans Series GT class. The final minutes of the 12-hour race saw dramatic shifts of fortune that shuffled the finishing order and propelled both Compuware Corvette C6.Rs onto the podium.

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The 2012 Race to Win Corvette Contest is Now Open

by Keith Cornett on March 19, 2012

The 2012 Race to Win Corvette Contest is Now Open

How you would like to win the a new 2013 Chevy Corvette 427 Convertible AND a trip to the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans? For the third year in a row, you can play the Race to Win Corvette sweepstakes for your shot at this ultimate Corvette enthusiasts giveaway and this year, Chevy has made it even easier to enter.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing Legend Dick Guldstrand Talks About His Hollywood Days

His parents wanted him to become a lawyer, but Dick Guldstrand listened to his heart instead and became one of the most successful Corvette racers of all time.

Now in a Youtube video posted recently, Car Museum 2010 interviews Guldstrand at the Legends of Riverside in March 2010 about another side of the racing legend.

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Magnussen and Gavin Post Third and Fourth Quickest Times in Combined WEC/ALMS Qualifying Session

SEBRING, Fla., March 16, 2012 – Corvette Racing kicked off Corvette’s 60th year by posting the quickest lap times in the American Le Mans Series GT class for Saturday’s 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. Running concurrently with the inaugural race of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the two Compuware Corvette C6.Rs driven by Jan Magnussen and Oliver Gavin were third and fourth respectively in combined ALMS/WEC GT qualifying.

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Corvette Racing: Links for the 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

The sports car racing season begins this weekend in Central Florida as Corvette Racing takes on the best in the American Le Mans Series at the 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh from Florida. Corvette Racing will be debuting two new widebody C6.Rs as well as a revised driver lineup which includes newcomer Jordan Taylor. We have all the links you’ll need to stay up to date with all the action.

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Sebring to Celebrate Corvette's Racing Heritage in Hall of Fame Ceremony

Chevrolet Corvette to Be Honored as First American Manufacturer in Sebring Hall of Fame

SEBRING, Fla., March 14, 2012 – Corvette’s racing history runs deep at Sebring International Raceway. On Friday, March 16, Chevrolet Corvette will be honored as the first American manufacturer in the Sebring Hall of Fame. The timing of Corvette’s induction is fitting, as Chevrolet celebrates 60 years of Corvette production in 2012 and Sebring stages the milestone 60th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday, March 17.

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How Virtual Racing Helped Jordan Taylor Secure a Driver Seat with Corvette Racing

A little virtual reality has helped Jordan Taylor prepare for test drives with Corvette Racing.

Taylor turned to iRacing to get a feel for the Corvette C6.R at Sebring, and the preparation paid off when Corvette asked him to drive with Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia in three classic endurance races this season.

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[PICS] Corvettes at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

by Keith Cornett on March 13, 2012

[PICS] Corvettes at Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Founded in 1996, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance has grown to be one of the best high-end car shows in the Country. We were lucky to come across a gallery of photos posted on the Corvette Forum by member “AuctionDepot” who has graciously allowed us to share these Corvette photos with you.

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Man Selling 1954 Corvette after 50 Years of Ownership

Paul Newman’s last competitive car – a 2002 Corvette racer adorned with patriotic red, white and blue paint – made it past the low end of the pre-auction estimates at a Florida sale over the weekend – but not by much.

The famous actor’s car brought $275,000 at RM Auctions’ sale in Amelia Island on Saturday, March 10, just above the bottom of the range of $250,000 to $350,000 that had been estimated by experts in the weeks before the sale.

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