SALINAS, CA., May 10, 2013 – Oliver Gavin, driver of the No. 4 Compuware Corvette C6.R, qualified fourth (1:22.924 secs.) in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GT Class at Laguna Seca. Antonio Garcia, qualified sixth (1:23.042) in the No. 3 Compuware Corvette C6.R on the 2.238-mile, 11-turn road course.
Corvette Racing is in California this week as the American Le Mans Series returns to Monterey and the famed Mazda Raceway at Laguna Seca. After two races this year, the standings are tight with Chevrolet owning just a 3 point lead over BMW in the Manufacturers Championship. Last year, the Yellow and Black Corvette C6.Rs had tremendous success with a 1-2 finish in GT. Will they be able to repeat in Saturday’s 4 hour race into darkness?
We’ve stumbled across another cool unrestored Corvette listed on eBay. Early last week we found the 1953 Survivor up for bids and now we’ve got this silver 327/350hp 1966 convertible seeking a new home. The hidden roadster was pulled from a barn in 2010 and claimed a Bloomington Gold Survivor Award in 2012.
Tom Peters and Kirk Bennion spoke to a packed house at the 2013 NCM Bash about designing the exterior of the new 7th generation Corvette.
Monterey, CA. May 9, 2013 – When teams and drivers return to a track where they have previously enjoyed success, it sparks a heightened sense of anticipation heading into the event. For the drivers and crew members of the No.’s 3 and 4 Compuware Corvette C6.Rs, this weekend’s four-hour American Le Mans Series (ALMS) Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca means a return to the site of a 1-2 Corvette Racing finish in 2012.
With the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray due on the streets in just a few short months, Chevrolet apparently is targeting some pretty stiff competition.
MotorTrend.com is reporting that two Stingrays have been captured by KGP Photography cameras on the road with a Ferrari 458 Italia, an Audi R8 V10 convertible, a McLaren MP4-12C, and a Porsche 911 Carrera S.
Like we haven’t seen this happen before. Corvette driver decides to show off while leaving a car gathering and all hell brakes loose.
At least we know the windshield wipers work.
They say you can’t go home again, but don’t tell that to this unusual 1978 Corvette.
Back in 1981, Richard Sanson and his son, Ricky, bought the ice blue Corvette when it was just a pile of charred wreckage after it had caught fire on Interstate 77 near Charleston, S.C.
Later this week, a 2013 Corvette Grand Sport Convertible with a rather unique history, despite its short-lived existence, could be in the hands of a new owner.
We first told you about this yellow Corvette late last year after it was seized by authorities with just a little more than 100 miles on the odometer!