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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (25 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on July 14, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (25 Corvette photos)

Hopefully everyone had a safe and enjoyable weekend, but frankly, after hours of seemingly endless yard work and pool cleaning, we’re happy it’s Monday! And you know what happens on Mondays here at CorvetteBlogger? It’s time to show off some Midyear Corvettes with our weekly gallery of random C2 pictures. If you love the 2nd generation Corvette as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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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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Corvette Racing in Canada: Garcia Second in GTLM to Lead Qualifying Efforts
Photo Credit: Jan Magnussen

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 12, 2014) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs qualified second and fourth for Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sports Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Antonio Garcia was second-quickest Saturday in qualifying with a lap of 1:15.278 (117.596 mph) in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R he drives with Jan Magnussen.

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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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[CORVETTE SHOW] Corvettes at CORSA on July 27th

by Steve Burns on July 11, 2014

[CORVETTE SHOW] Corvettes at CORSA on July 27th

Our friends over at CORSA Performance are hosting their 12th annual Corvettes at CORSA car show on Sunday, July 12th. The show will run from 10am-3pm and is cohosted by the Corvette Cleveland club. All the action will take place at CORSA’s corporate headquarters in Berea, Ohio.

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[VIDEO] New vs Classic. C7 Corvette Stingray Compared to 1963 Corvette Sting Ray

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Seems to me when the new vs old comparisons are made, the old classic always comes out on top.

Autotrader.com compares the brand new C7 Corvette Stingray to the original Corvette Sting Ray, the 1963 Split Window Corvette Coupe.

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Todelo Plant Ready to Start Production on the 2015 Corvette's 8-Speed Transmission

Production is ready to gear up, literally, for the slick new eight-speed transmission that will power some 2015 Corvettes, including the highly anticipated Z06.

GM expects to start building the high-tech automatic gearbox by the end of July, according to Ray Wood, president of United Auto Workers Local 14.

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[VIDEO] Automobile Magazine tests the BMW M4 vs the 2014 Corvette Stingray
Photo credit: Automobile Magazine

As long as there are BMWs and Corvettes, there will be ceaseless arguments over which car is the best.

For years, the M3 was considered by many to be head and shoulders above the Corvette, but as Automobile Magazine points out in this video, the new 2014 Stingray can now stand proudly with the latest version of the M3, now called the M4 in the two-door version to differentiate it from the M3 sedans.

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The Top Corvette Dealers of 2014 – Mid Year Report

by Keith Cornett on July 10, 2014

The Top Corvette Dealers of 2014 - Mid Year Report

Since we are halfway through 2014, we wanted to provide an update to the popular post we made after 1st Quarter 2014 regarding the Top dealers of the Chevrolet Corvette. For the calendar year starting in January and running through June 30, 2014, GM has reported a total of 17,744 Corvettes sold. The top Corvette dealers on this list account for 41.5% of those sales which total 7,370.

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GM Fires the Corvette Assembly Plant's Longtime UAW President Eldon Renaud

The leader of the UAW chapter that authorized a potential strike at the Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant back in April has been fired by General Motors after 46 years as an employee.

Eldon Renaud, president of Bowling Green’s United Auto Workers Local 2164 for the past 32 years, had been leading the union’s recent concerns over safety and other issues at the Kentucky plant, where the highly popular seventh-generation Stingrays are being built.

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