BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 12, 2015) – Corvette Racing and the Corvette Daytona Prototype program each had days to remember Sunday in the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance. Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia regained the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans Driver points lead while Jordan Taylor and Ricky Taylor led a 1-2 overall finish for the Corvette DP at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.
Here’s a great video that Canadian Tire Motorsports Park put out on race day with interviews of Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen talking about why they love racing at the fast but challenging racetrack. And love it they should as Corvette Racing has enjoyed great success with 11 wins over the last 15 years.
The GoldTour has been one of the marquee events of Bloomington Gold for many years now. Each Saturday night of the Bloomington Weekend thousands of Corvettes gather for a Corvette parade through the countryside surrounding the show’s location. Due to logistics, though, it’s rarely been able to stage and leave from the actual show location – until this year.
BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 11, 2015) – Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen was fifth in GTLM qualifying for the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix with a lap of 1:15.325 (117.523 mph) in the No. 3 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R he shares with Antonio Garcia. The duo is seeking to repeat as GTLM winners while Corvette Racing is going for its 12th victory at the circuit since 2001. That makes CTMP the team’s most successful track.
We took some time during last weekend’s Bloomington Gold at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to assemble our latest installment of Corvette vanity plates. Bloomington this year provided a bumper crop of cool plates to include our gallery. From the GoldMine to the Certification field we had plenty of plates to enjoy.
Would the artist that rendered this C8 Corvette Zora ZR1 please set forward! Because your render of the rumored mid-engine Corvette is one of the best we’ve seen yet. We found this posted on Facebook and seaching BUZZART has led us nowhere, at least when it comes to automotive designs, so if you’re out there, let us know!
The rendered C8 Corvette is part of a trio of images, first showing the C7 Corvette Stingray and then evolving into what the next generation Corvette might look like in a mid-engine configuration.
If you’ve ever wanted a solid-axle Corvette that has flown through the air, driven on two wheels and spent part of its life doing reverse turn spins, now is your chance. ProTeam Corvette Sales is offering for sale a 1958 Corvette fuelie that was previously owned by the famous Joie Chitwood and used for a single season in his eponymous Chitwood Thrill Shows.
The Corvette world has lost yet another legend.
Back in the 1970s, the name John Greenwood was as prominent in the Corvette world as the names of Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen are today.
Greenwood and his brother Burt grew up in the home of a General Motors executive who had earlier been a fighter pilot during World War II, so it was no surprise that John first became widely known for his success racing in a Corvette, winning back-to-back SCCA A Production National Championships in the early 1970s.
AutoPacific, a market research and consulting firm focused on the automotive industry, is out with their 19th Annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards which are based on surveys of owner’s satisfaction with their new vehicles. For the fourth straight year, the Chevrolet Corvette has won Best in Class for the Sports Car category, and is one of five GM vehicles that was tops in its class.