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Corvette Racing Brings Back Rockenfeller, Fässler for Daytona, Sebring

Corvette Racing Brings Back Rockenfeller, Fässler for Daytona, Sebring


Pair was part of last season’s long-distance lineup in premier IMSA events

DETROIT (Dec. 12, 2016) – Consistency and familiarity are themes of the 2017 Corvette Racing program, and it is no different with the selection of drivers for North America’s opening pair of premier endurance races. As was the case in 2016, Mike Rockenfeller and Marcel Fässler will join Corvette Racing’s four full-season drivers to recreate an All-Star lineup that will contest the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Dec. 11th

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Dec. 11th


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingray, Grand Sports and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.

In this week’s Delivery Dispatch, Mike reminisces about some previous Corvettes that crossed his path over the years including a 1958 Corvette he appraised back in 1989. Mike offers up many new Corvette deliveries this week and his batch of throwbacks, barn find and other Corvettes total nearly 50 photos. As always, you can follow his deliveries on his facebook page, CorvetteFurman.

Corvettes on eBay: Two-Owner 1967 Corvette Convertible Barn Find

Corvettes on eBay: Two-Owner 1967 Corvette Convertible Barn Find


This 1967 Corvette convertible has been sitting patiently for the past 27 years, hoping for someone to get it on the road again.

Now, thanks to an eBay listing that expires Sunday, someone may have the chance to restore or resto-mod this car that had the same owner for the past 45 years.

Larbre Competition May Field GTE-Pro Corvette C7.R in 2017 World Endurance Championship

Larbre Competition May Field GTE-Pro Corvette C7.R in 2017 World Endurance Championship
Photo Credit: Larbre Competition


Larbre Competition, the French-based team, hopes to field a Corvette C7.R in the GTE-Pro class in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2017.

Larbre has been competing in the GTE-Am class with Corvettes for several years but wants to move up to the top GT category next year, hoping that it will get more factory support from GM and Pratt & Miller.

[VIDEO] The National Corvette Museum’s Mannequin Challenge with Real Mannequins

[VIDEO] The National Corvette Museum's Mannequin Challenge with Real Mannequins


It’s hard to say that the National Corvette Museum is jumping on the Mannequin Challenge bandwagon when they’ve been doing “the mannequin thing for years”.

I have to say, those mannequins can really hold a pose!

Chevrolet Advertising Agency Wins Awards for Prince Tribute Ad

Chevrolet Advertising Agency Wins Awards for Prince Tribute Ad


While most of the world was stunned upon hearing about the sudden passing of the artist known as Prince on April 21st this year, Chevrolet’s advertising agency in Detroit, Commonwealth//McCann, jumped into action and produced a Prince tribute ad that ran on social media and in six major newspapers the following morning.

The ad was simple, featuring a black background with the back of a red 1963 Corvette split window while above in white letters saying “Baby, that was much too fast.” along with years that Prince was alive, 1958-2016.

‘Full-Season Four’ Return to Corvette Racing for 2017

'Full-Season Four' Return to Corvette Racing for 2017


Team relying on consistency in driver lineup for IMSA, Le Mans programs

DETROIT (Dec. 7, 2016) – After sweeping all six GT Le Mans titles in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2016 and winning five times, Corvette Racing confirmed today that its full-season driver roster will remain unchanged for the upcoming 2017 racing season.

Despite Strong Support, NY Governor Cuomo Vetoes Non-Profit Classic Car Raffle Bill

Despite Strong Support, NY Governor Cuomo Vetoes Non-Profit Classic Car Raffle Bill
Photo Credit: thebatavian.com


Folks in Stafford, N.Y., can expect a tax increase thanks to a veto of a new law by the governor that would have allowed the fire department there to start up its annual raffle of a classic Corvette again.

We told you a few months ago that the state had shut down the raffle because someone complained that the Stafford Fire Department was accepting credit and debit cards for online purchases of tickets. Never mind that the department had been raffling off used cars since World War II to pay for department improvements like trucks, construction of the fire house, purchase of land for soccer fields, and save the town’s post office.

Dark Window Tints Sends This C7 Corvette to a Canadian Impound Lot for 30 Days

Dark Window Tints Sends This C7 Corvette to a Canadian Impound Lot for 30 Days


We love the look of this black C7 coupe that carries the “dark” theme all the way over to the windows and taillights.

But we understand why the legal community might not be as loving.

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