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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing Tech Transfer: 60 Years of Corvette

While watching the replay of the 12 Hours of Sebring, I was glad to see Chevrolet continuing the Corvette Racing “Technology Transfer” segments which can be seen during the ESPN/ABC race broadcasts. The Technology Transfer segments highlight the transfer of racing technology from the track to the production Corvettes.

This year, Chevrolet has tapped former Corvette Racing ace turned race commentator Johnny O’Connell to introduce this year’s series of tech transfer which will take a look back at the six generations of Corvettes and many of the innovations which sprang from motorsports racing.

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eBay Promotion Offers a 2012 Corvette and 28 Other Vehicles at Half Price

How would you like to buy a brand-new 2012 Corvette for half of the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price?

Friday will be your chance as auction site eBay Motors and online seller AutoNation continue their joint promotion of selling 29 new vehicles from General Motors, Ford, and Nissan for a remarkable 50 percent of MSRP.

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Motor Trend Predicts the C7 Corvette Model Rollouts

by Keith Cornett on March 27, 2012

Motor Trend Predicts the C7 Corvette Model Rollouts

During the rollout out of the C6 in 2005, Chevy introduced just the base coupe and convertible models with the performance-laden Z06 coming a year later in 2006. When Chevrolet introduces the C7 Corvette next year, the speculation is that we’ll initially have just two models to choose from – the standard Coupe and Convertible – while the upgraded Grand Sports, Z06 and ZR1 performance models will arrive at a later date. Now Motor Trend has weighed in with their predictions of just exactly when we can expect to see the various Corvettes appear in C7 form.

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Corvette Racing: Recapping the 2012 12 Hours of Sebring

by Keith Cornett on March 26, 2012

Corvette Racing: Recapping the 2012 12 Hours of Sebring

Last weekend’s 12 Hours of Sebring proved once again that anything can happen as the deciding moments came down to the final laps. Now that everyone has had a chance to post their race recaps as well as upload their photos and videos, we bring to you our final Sebring news roundup.

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Corvette Museum's Zoning Request for Motorsports Park Clears Next Hurdle

The National Corvette Museum’s plans for a motorsports park remain on track for a proposed 2014 opening after the Warren County Fiscal Court on March 21 unanimously approved the first reading of a rezoning ordinance.

The museum must have the 405 acres of land changed from agriculture to planned unit development zoning for the facility to be built.

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[VIDEO] Batmobiles Go Drag Racing

by Mitch Talley on March 26, 2012

[VIDEO] Batmobiles Go Drag Racing

Two of America’s coolest cars ever recently battled in a race set up by Super Power Beat Down.

The website decided to see what would happen when the 1966 Batmobile took on the 1989 Batmobile. You’d think that 23 years worth of technology would be worth something, but you’ll have to watch the video to find out for sure.

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Saint Bernard’s Classic Corvette Giveaway

by Keith Cornett on March 23, 2012

Win This Sting Ray! Saint Bernard's 2012 Classic Corvette Giveaway

Last year we had the opportunity to help the Saint Bernard Catholic Church in Southern Indiana get the word out about their annual Corvette fundraiser and we’re pleased to announce the details of their new 2012 Classic Corvette giveaway. The annual raffle is an important fundraiser as it provides much needed funds for the Church’s school and daycare programs in Rockport. So without further ado, this year’s Saint Bernard giveaway is a big block powered 1966 Nassau Blue Corvette convertible.

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GM's V8 Production Down by a Half-Million in Past Five Years

The Corvette faithful are adamant that Chevrolet needs to stick with some kind of V8 engine that’s powered their favorite sports car since the 1955 model.

But Edmunds Inside Line reports that General Motors built 500,000 fewer V8 engines in 2011 than it did five years earlier in 2006.

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Corvette Wins Strategic Vision Total Value Award

by Steve Burns on March 21, 2012

Corvette Wins Strategic Vision Total Value Award

The Corvette team will need to make a little more room on the mantle for yet another award. Strategic Vision announced last week their list of winners for their 2011 Total Value Awards. The C6 Corvette Coupe took home top honors in the Premium Coupe segment beating out another CorvetteBlogger favorite, the Cadillac CTS Coupe.

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Chevrolet Corvette Inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame

by Mitch Talley on March 21, 2012

Chevrolet Corvette Inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame

What a weekend it was for Corvette!

Not only did the Corvette Racing team finish second and third in the GT class in Sunday’s Twelve Hours of Sebring competition, but Corvette capped that success by being inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame.

And who can argue with the choice?

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