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Join Bondurant on February 7th for the Corvette Stingray Experience

Our friends at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving will be offering a one-day “Stingray Experience” on February 7th at their facility in Chandler, Arizona. Come out and join Bob and his staff as you will get pushed out of your comfort zone and into the driver’s seat of a 2014 Corvette Stingray. Best of all, the cost of the Stingray Experience is just $499 per person.

Call the Bondurant school today at 800-842-7223 to register for this exciting program or visit them on the web at www.Bondurant.com.

 

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Redline Motorsports built another beast of a C6 Z06! They brought it out to Orlando Speedway to do its first shake down passes at 15lbs of boost. After all the tuning is finalized this beast will be ready for 24lbs! Stay tuned for all-out 24psi runs coming soon!

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Last week the Corvette world was all a flutter over the news that the 1956 SR-2 Corvette Racecar – the first purpose-built Corvette racer built by Chevrolet – is being offered for sale.

The sale of the car is being handled by Corvette Mike Vietro for the tidy sum of $6.885 Million. To help support the sale of the car, Corvette Mike produced this video to show off the car and talk about its outstanding history.

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The Corvette SR-2 Racer evokes an emotional response from everyone that sees it. At the time of it’s introduction it represented the highest level of automotive racing design and performance. This was the first General Motors “purpose-built” American Sports Racing Car from the Golden Era of Racing. The SR-2 was the combined spirit of two great men in Corvette History and culmination of many great things that were happening at GM in the early to mid-1950’s.

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IndyCar Driver Simon Pagenaud May Join Corvette Racing for Endurance Races
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IndyCar Series star Simon Pagenaud will likely be behind the wheel of a Corvette C7.R at the Rolex 24 at Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring, according to multiple sources talking to RACER.

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1956 Corvette SR-2 Racer Offered For Sale

by Steve Burns on December 30, 2014

1956 Corvette SR-2 Racer Offered For Sale

One of the most famous Corvettes of all time is being offered for the first time ever to the general public. The noted 1956 SR-2 is being made available through Corvette Mike. The car started life as VIN #2522 and went straight to the GM Styling Studio from the St. Louis plant under Shop Order 90090. There, under the watchful eyes of Harley Earl and Zora Arkus Duntov it began its transformation into the car we know today.

A total of 3 1956 SR-2 Corvettes were built. This VIN 2522 was the first. The 2nd one was built for Bill Mitchell, and the 3rd – a show car – went to GM President Red Curtice.

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[VIDEO] CorvetteBlogger Visits the Ron Fellows Driving School at Spring Mountain

This year was pretty remarkable for us here at CorvetteBlogger. Not only do we get to talk and write everyday about America’s favorite sports car – the Chevrolet Corvette – but occasionally we get to drive the new Corvettes on a race track as well!

After having the unique opportunity to drive a 2015 Corvette Stingray on GM’s Milford Road Course earlier in the year, I realized my skill level at driving the Corvette fast on the track was not something I was real comfortable with, so I took up an offer to attend a two-day Level 1 driving course at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, Nevada.

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Corvette Museum's Motorsport Park Planning a Track X Event in January
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The National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park has always promised to deliver a lot of fun for enthusiasts.

The latest excitement is the new Track X program, a winter driving event in an autocross-type environment, complete with coned gates and dedicated start to finish timing – on the museum’s new racetrack.

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Our friend and co-host of the Corvette Nation TV Show Michael Brown just did an R8C Museum Delivery for his new 2015 Corvette Z06. What did he do next? How about some break-in laps at the NCM Motorsport’s Park:

Ten minutes after doing a Museum Delivery at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, this 4-miles-on-the-odometer ZO6 / ZO7 was on the new NCM Motorsports Park world class track

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Corvette Racing Working To Improve the Corvette C7.R

by Bruce Troxell on December 23, 2014

Competitors in the Tudor United Sportscar Championship, such as Corvette Racing, put in long, hard hours at the racetrack and traveling around the country from spring until fall. Crews and drivers must endure hot weather, rainy weather, days away from their families, and unbelievable stress trying to make a sometimes cantankerous racecar do what they want it to do. Then, on top of all that, the sanctioning body can suddenly change the balance of performance parameters on your car to make everything that much more difficult.

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1954 Corvette Barn Find May Be a Bonneville Salt Flat Racer

The high bid on this unusual 1954 Corvette has climbed to $7,300 on eBay as of Monday morning.

Is it a valuable piece of Corvette history, or just a chopped-to-pieces Corvette?

That’s the question for the new owner to try and answer.

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