While the Corvette C7.Rs were racing on Sunday, many Corvette enthusiasts were headed home from a full weekend at Corvettes at Carlisle. If you missed the race or just want to relive the excitement of Corvette Racing’s first overall win since 2001, IMSA has released the full commercial-free race replay of the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR.
Like us, you may have already noticed that it’s Monday again, but not to worry. Today you’ve got two good reasons not to fret: (1) we’ve a long holiday weekend on the horizon, and (2) it’s Midyear Monday!
Team CorvetteBlogger just returned to our respective regional offices from Corvettes at Carlisle and have some great 1963–1967 Corvettes share with you. From the For Sale lot to the NCRS Gallery to the Fun Field we’ve got you covered.
As usual, hundreds of second generation Corvettes were scattered all across the sprawling Carlisle fairgrounds complex including the 50th anniversary salute to the 1966 Corvette. We captured as many as we could to share with you below.
Didn’t make it to Carlisle this year? No worries. Stay tuned here as we’ll be bringing you extensive coverage of the event throughout this week. We’ve already shown you the hot Carlisle burnout contest so now let’s move on to Midyear Monday – Corvettes at Carlisle Edition!
Do you have a C2 Corvette you would like to share? Feel free to email it to [email protected].
As you know, recent sightings of a camouflaged C7 Corvette with a mighty large wing have been making their way around the interwebs for the last few weeks. Many are claiming that it’s a 2018 Corvette ZR1 that will be offered as a swan song to the C7 program in advance of a mid-engine C8 Corvette that will launch in 2019.
But after we saw just how big that rear wing is when mounted on the car, we came to conclusion that Chevrolet is working on a dedicated track-only Corvette like the C6 2011 Corvette Z06X Track Car Concept presented at the 2010 SEMA show. We even offered 10 reasons why we think a track car is on the way.
One of favorite events during Corvettes at Carlisle is the annual burnout contest. The 2016 edition featured four contestants who put the pedal to the pavement to see who could generate the fan’s favorite burnout. Some real fireworks took place during the contest as well. As smokey says, where there’s smoke, there’s fire!
Have you ever done something stupid and the first thing you do is look around and see if there were any witnesses?
Well, the driver of this very nice red C4 Corvette probably had that feeling recently.
Unfortunately for his ego, there were lots of witnesses to his mistake, which happened on the streets of Vilnius, Lithuania in front of lots of people, not to mention at least one video camera.
First class win of season for No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R
ALTON, Va. (Aug. 28, 2016) – Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen won the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR on Sunday, the second overall victory for Corvette Racing in its history and the first for the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of the season.
Last Saturday we made our annual pilgrimage to historic Woodward Avenue just outside Detroit for the right of automotive passage that is known as the Woodward Dream Cruise.
The Dream Cruise is officially a one day event, but cruisers begin hitting the street weeks ahead of time. Traffic slowly builds each weekend as the 3rd Saturday of August approaches and finally peaks on cruise day when 1 – 1.5 million people and 40,000 collector cars all show up to celebrate Woodward Avenue and all things automobile.
C4 Corvettes don’t always get the respect they deserve, and it shows in the resale value of this once-revered sports car.
We’ve never really thought of converting a C4 into a dune buggy, but this video shows just how much fun you could have if you do.
A C5 Corvette owner must have had a “what was I thinking” moment when she tried to cross a flooded wash after a heavy rain in Phoenix. The sad images of the Corvette stuck in water with one droopy headlight while a bystander looks on are pretty pathetic while the “sad trombone” music does nothing to help the situation.