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2012 Le Mans: Corvette Racing at Scrutineering

by Keith Cornett on June 12, 2012

2012 Le Mans: Corvette Racing at Scrutineering
Photo Credit: Richard Price/Corvette Racing

As you know, the Corvette Racing team is in France for the 24 Hours of Le Mans which will take place this weekend. Yesterday the team was in downtown Le Mans at the Place de la Republique for scrutineering which is where all the teams and crew report to have their cars and equipment inspected. While in the Center of Le Mans, the team pauses to take their annual group photograph.

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Zip has Corvette Carpet Sets on Sale for Fathers Day

by Keith Cornett on June 12, 2012

Zip has Corvette Carpet Sets on Sale for Fathers Day

It’s time for Dad’s everywhere to rise up and let it be known – cologne and socks are no longer acceptable gifts for Father’s day. This Father’s Day, give the gift that will truly be appreciated. Like a brand new Corvette carpet set for Dad’s pride and joy from the Corvette experts at Zip-Corvette.com. And now you can enjoy 10% off all Corvette carpet sets when you order June 11-17.

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[ACCIDENT] 1960 Corvette Goes Up in Flames

by Keith Cornett on June 12, 2012

[ACCIDENT] 1960 Corvette Goes Up in Flames

When you think of iconic c1 Corvettes, mostly likely the image conjured in your head is that of the classic roadster painted red with white coves.

Now imagine that it’s your Corvette and by the way, it’s on fire!

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[VIDEO] Tony Meehan's 1958 Corvette Stands as Tribute to Dad

Anyone who has restored his father’s old car can understand exactly where Tony Meehan is coming from.

As he stands in front of his dad’s 1958 Corvette that he bought new, Tony tells a poignant story about a car that is obviously more than just a car.

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Corvette Racing Primed for the Challenge of Le Mans

by Corvette Racing on June 11, 2012

Corvette Racing Primed for the Challenge of Le Mans
Photo Credit: Arnaud Cornilleau ACO/www.lemans.org

Chevrolet Team Aims for Eighth Victory in 24 Hours of Le Mans

LE MANS, France, June 11, 2012 – Corvette Racing comes into the 80th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the defending champion in the GTE Pro category. Last year the No. 73 Compuware Corvette C6.R driven by Tommy Milner, Antonio Garcia, and Olivier Beretta scored a come-from-behind victory to capture Corvette Racing’s seventh class title in the world’s biggest sports car race.

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[VIDEO] Have You Entered the Race To Win Corvette Contest?

If you haven’t entered the Race To Win Corvette contest that will put one lucky winner behind the wheel of the 2013 427 Convertible, you’re almost out of time. Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Jan Magnussen are here to remind you exactly how huge of a contest this is. But you better hurry as the contest closes on June 20th.

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C4 Corvette Crashes Into Albuquerque Bread Shop

by Mitch Talley on June 8, 2012

C4 Corvette Crashes Into Albuquerque Bread Shop

The old “I hit the accelerator instead of the brake” trick resulted in an unusual sight in Albuquerque on Monday: the rear end of a Corvette sticking out the front window.

Seems a senior citizen in her white C4 Corvette pulled that stunt as she was driving into the parking lot of the Great Harvest Bread Company on Montgomery Boulevard and Juan Tabo Boulevard N.E. in the El Dorado Square Shopping Center.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing 'Flat Out' - 2012 12 Hours of Sebring

Corvette Racing fans were spoiled over the last few years with the “Track to Street” series that gave enthusiasts an upclose and personal look at the people and the cars over the course of the last two ALMS and Le Mans seasons. With three races having already been run in 2012, and no “Track to Street” videos, thinking was that the series was no more.

Well here is some good news. Pratt & Miller posted this new video called Corvette Racing ‘Flat Out’ on their Facebook page and is documents the season opener at the 12 Hours of Sebring.

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[VIDEO] NCM Insurance Agency Launches iPhone/iPad App

Want to get a better handle on your classic car insurance policy? Customers (and non-customers) of the National Corvette Museum’s Insurance Agency can now download a new app designed for iPhones/iPads that will offer users a bevy of features not seen anywhere else. Great for the on-the-go customer, this new app can be downloaded directly from iTunes.

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Hot Rod Power Tour Stops at Mid America Motorworks

by Keith Cornett on June 7, 2012

Hot Rod Power Tour Stops at Mid America Motorworks

The 18th annual Hot Rod Power Tour is well underway this week and yesterday, the traveling performance car show stopped at Mid America Motorworks Effingham, IL campus for a hot lunch and a one-of-a-kind car show.

Some 3,000 hot rods, including over 130 Corvettes, were making their way from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign to the Gateway International Raceway on what was the 4th day of the 7 day tour that started in Detroit and ends in Arlington, Texas.

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