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[VIDEO] Corvette Racer Goes on a Wild Ride after Brake Failure at Sebring

[VIDEO] Corvette Racer Goes on a Wild Ride after Brake Failure at Sebring


When the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring comes to town, it’s not just the IMSA cars that take to the track. There are several under card series also participating in running their own races in the run up to the main event.

During one of these club races, a Corvette racer got a little more than he bargained for when coming down the straight leading to the Turn 7 hairpin, his brakes failed and that run off area just wasn’t long enough for him to shed his speed.

The driver absolutely maintained his composure by taking a hard left at the end of the runoff. After a short cut through a fence, he ended up in the Chateau Elan parking lot before motoring back onto the surface streets as he made his way back to the pits. We’re pretty sure a change of shorts was needed after that off-track incident.

[PICS] The Corvette Vanity Plates from the 2016 Twelve Hours of Sebring

[PICS] Corvette Vanity Plates from the 2016 Twelve Hours of Sebring


Last weekend was the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring and one of the highlights for our annual trek to Sebring is visiting with friends and checking out all the great Corvettes in the Corvette Corral.

If you watched the race, you know all about the storms that hit just hours after the the green flag waved. In fact, we were all the way down in Turn 10 when that first downpour hit. To say things got a little soggy was an understatement!

The good news is that when I returned to the Corral, the first wave the of storm had passed and while the Corvettes were wet, none had melted in the rain! Knowing that even more rain was coming, we headed out to the Corral to get some pictures of the Corvettes in the wet along with some cool Corvette vanity plates.

[VIDEO] Corvette vs Corvette Run the Half Mile at Ocala’s WannaGoFast

[VIDEO] Corvette vs Corvette Run the Half Mile at Ocala's WannaGoFast


Mano e Mano. Corvette vs Corvette. Z06 vs ZR1.

Two Corvettes line up against each other at the 2016 WannaGoFast half mile at Ocala’s Jumbolair Airport runway and when the light goes green, we watch the upper echelon of C6 Corvette performance tee off against each other.

In the far lane, it’s the 505 horsepower Corvette Z06. Next to it in the right lane is the 638 horsepower Corvette ZR1. We have no idea of any mods on either car. This is how it goes down:

[GALLERY] Corvette Seller Mike Furman Upgrades to a New 2016 Corvette Z06

National Corvette Seller Mike Furman Upgrades to a New 2016 Corvette Z06


If you follow our Sunday Corvette Delivery Dispatches from Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman showing the delivery of new Corvette to his customers, you know how excited they are to receive their new cars. Last week one of those customers who picked up a new 2016 Corvette Z06 was none other than Mike himself.

Today is Legendary Corvette Designer Larry Shinoda’s Birthday

Today is Legendary Corvette Designer Larry Shinoda's Birthday


Happy Birthday Larry!

Larry Shinoda was born March 25, 1930 in Los Angeles, California. Like typical So-Cal boys, he loved cars and would draw pictures of them. As a teen, he enjoyed hotrodding and street racing and his pursuits of all things automotive eventually led him to Art Center College of Design.

College wasn’t for him though and labeled as a malcontent, he was kicked out of art school. One of his teachers invited him to present some of his designs to Ford and he was hired a few months later. Larry spent a year at Ford, and then worked for nine months at Packard before landing a design job at General Motors.

[VIDEO] World’s First Radio Controlled C6 Corvette Hits the Track

[VIDEO] World's First Radio Controlled C6 Corvette Hits the Track


Remember when we told you about the world’s first radio-controlled C6 Corvette a few months ago?

Well, the guy behind that wild creation have posted another video on YouTube that shows their black C6 doing doughnuts on the Raceway Venray track in The Netherlands.

Corvette Sales Spotlight: Sport Chevrolet

Corvette Sales Spotlight: Sport Chevrolet


Are you a Sport fan? No, we’re not talking balls, bats, hoops or 9 irons. We are talking about our friends at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, Maryland, a family run dealership serving the Washington DC area and all of Maryland for over 37 years!

If you are looking to buy a new 2016 Corvette Stingray or Z06, or perhaps you are looking forward to the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport, Sport Chevrolet has you covered with over 20 Corvettes in stock and many are discounted to get you out the door and on the road today.

The Lingenfelter Collection’s Spring Open House is April 23rd

The Lingenfelter Collection's Spring Open House is April 23rd


The Lingenfelter Collection will be holding its annual Spring Open House coming up on Saturday April 23rd. This is your chance to help out some great charities and view one of the top car collections in the world.

Doug Fehan: “Corvette Racing is the World’s Best GT Racing Team”

Doug Fehan: 'Corvette Racing is the World's Best GT Racing Team'


After Corvettes have won the last five of the world’s top endurance races, Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan has seen enough.

With the team’s latest performance, last Saturday’s Sebring 12 Hour win, Fehan declared that Corvette Racing is the best in its class.

It’s hard to argue.

[VIDEO] Pro Driver vs Average Joe: Can a Ford Fiesta Outrun a Corvette Stingray?

[VIDEO] Pro Driver vs Average Joe: Can a Ford Fiesta Outrun a Corvette Stingray?


I think the last time we saw a Corvette chasing a Ford Fiesta, it was a Top Gear episode which answered the question that was one everyone’s mind – What if I go to a shipping centre and get chased by baddies in a Corvette? Why that match-up was memorable was its location – that race took place inside a shopping mall!

Now we have another challenge featuring a Corvette Stingray and a Fiesta ST from Turnology.com. This race is a little more grounded in reality because of the premise – Can a Pro Driver in a Ford Fiesta outrun a Corvette Stingray driven by an average Joe?