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Terry Michaelis’ NASCAR Corvette Wins Again

by Rick Tavel on July 29, 2014

Terry Michaelis' NASCAR Corvette Wins Again

Terry Michaelis’, number 27 1953 NASCAR Corvette has won again, though this time not on the race track but on the show field at the 36th Annual Concours d’Elegnace of America at the Inn at St. Johns in Plymouth, Michigan. After winning two awards at Cincinnati’s Ault Park Concours, a 1st in Class in the Racing Division and the Bill Rudd “Best Vette” Trophy, the Michigan concours added another ribbon in the “Racing Through the Ages” category. Michaelis, president of ProTeam Corvette, has been campaigning the historic blue-ribbon 1953 Corvette race car at concours and shows throughout the country since ProTeam completed the restoration late last year.

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Corvette Racing at Indianapolis: Corvette C7.Rs place fourth and fifth in GTLM

INDIANAPOLIS (July 25, 2014) – Antonio Garcia and fellow class championship leader Jan Magnussen saw their four-race winning streak in the TUDOR Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) class come to an end with a fourth-place finish. Magnussen in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R was running in the top-five early before he was hit by a slower car and spun just past the 20-minute mark.

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Corvette Racing at Indianapolis: Garcia Qualifies Sixth in GTLM
Photo Credit: JanMagnussen.dk

INDIANAPOLIS (July 24, 2014) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs qualified sixth and 10th for Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Antonio Garcia was sixth-quickest Thursday in qualifying with a lap of 1:22.593 (106.309 mph) in the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R he drives with Jan Magnussen.

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[VIDEO] C7 Corvette Stingray vs EXOTICS

by Keith Cornett on July 23, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Xtreme Xperience lets average people play with super cars. They recently brought out their contingent of sports cars to the Mid-America Motorplex in Pacific Junction, IA.

What happens when you pair up a $50,000 2014 C7 Corvette “baby super car” against exotics in the $100,000 to $300,000 range? Well, you’ll have to watch and see! Some predictable races, some upsets and surprises!

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Corvette Racing at Indianapolis: Looking to Kiss the Bricks For First Time

DETROIT (July 22, 2014) – There is no shortage of Chevrolet racing history at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It dates all the back to 1920 with Gaston Chevrolet’s victory in the Indy 500. More than 90 years later, a new page will go into the history book with Corvette Racing’s first race at the famed circuit. The team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will race alongside four Corvette Daytona Prototypes in Friday’s Brickyard Grand Prix for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

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[RIP] Movie Legend and Former Corvette Racer James Garner Dies at 86
Photo Credit: www.aiml88.com

Over the weekend we learned that actor James Garner had passed away. Garner was a favorite of ours back in the day with great character roles like Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford. But did you also know that he was a serious race car driver who owned a Corvette racing team?

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[VIDEO] The Death Vette at the Dragstrip

by Keith Cornett on July 17, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Does it live up to its name? The “Death Vette” at the dragstrip!

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Holley Performance Products Becomes a Sponsor of the NCM Motorsports Park
Photos Courtesy of the National Corvette Museum

Today marks a new partnership for two performance organizations that both happen to call Bowling Green, Kentucky home.

Holley Performance Products and the National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park today announced the sponsorship of the track’s control tower and event center.

The two-level Holley Control Tower and Event Center will mimic the look of the National Corvette Museum and construction is slated to begin sometime in 2015.

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Corvette Racing in Canada: Garcia, Magnussen Earn Hard-Fought GTLM Win

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 13, 2014) – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen kept the momentum going for Corvette Racing and the Chevrolet Corvette C7.R with a victory Sunday in the Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

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Katech Performance to host Track Attack 2014 at Autobahn Country Club

Katech Performance will host Track Attack 2014, a two-day high performance driving event (HPDE), at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL on July 21 & 22, a perfect opportunity to give your Corvette some exercise and polish up your driving skills. The Track Attack will be held on the Autobahn’s 2.1-mile, 15-turn South Circuit.

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