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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Great Finishes on Challenging Day
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BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 3, 2015) – A damp Petit Le Mans ended Saturday with Corvette Racing earning a podium finish and a title in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner placed third in GT Le Mans after leading the race overall on multiple occasions. The No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R started the season with a podium at the Rolex 24 At Daytona and ended it in like fashion.

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Corvette Racing to Start Petit Le Mans from the Pole After Porsche Fails Post Qualifying Inspection

Good things come to those who wait.

Following Friday’s Qualifying session for Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta on Friday afternoon, Oliver Gavin and the No.4 Corvette C7.R was sitting in third behind the pole-setting No. 912 Porsche and the No. 911 Porsche which qualified P2.

But the two Porsches both had issues and will now start from the rear of the grid which means the No.4 Corvette C7.R will move to the pole for Saturday’s 10-hour Petit Le Mans.

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Corvette Racing at Road Atlanta: Strong Qualifying Efforts in GTLM for the C7.Rs

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2015) – Corvette Racing posted solid efforts in challenging conditions Friday at Road Atlanta ahead of Petit Le Mans. The final race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship on Saturday will see a bright yellow Chevrolet Corvette C7.R on the inside of the second row in GT Le Mans (GTLM) following rain-soaked qualifying sessions.

Before Power Wheels, There Was the Kiddie Corvette
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We’ve featured the Power Wheels Corvette Stingray several times so we thought this great picture from The Petersen’s would be of interest to the “older kids”.

For those people who were young kids in the 1950s, being the proud owner of this Kiddie Corvette would surely have been a big thrill.

General Motors, in the midst of promoting its products in a big way in the mid-1950s, commissioned the Eska Company of Dubuque, Iowa to manufacture a one-third size pedal car of the 1956 Corvette, which had just been redesigned for the first time.

Corvette Driver and Passenger Critically Injured in Chain Reaction Crash
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Two passengers in a C6 Corvette were critically injured Wednesday in a domino-type accident on State Highway 105 at County Road 2077 in Cleveland, Texas.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. when a log truck yielded to a Liberty County EMS ambulance answering a call in the area but didn’t wait long enough for the emergency vehicle to clear before pulling back onto the roadway from the shoulder.

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Familiar Four: Corvette Racing Re-Signs Full Season Drivers for 2016

BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2015) – With its 2015 racing season coming to an end this weekend at Road Atlanta, Corvette Racing already is casting an eye toward the future. The team and Chevrolet announced today that its group of full-season drivers – Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner – will return to drive two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs in 2016.

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: 1963 Corvette Sting Ray Racer at the Drum Shop

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Last week we featured a 1963 Corvette on the street at night and for this week’s TBT, we’ve selected another period photo of the classic split-window. Here’s a picture of a 1963 Corvette Sting Ray racer stopped in front of the Professional Drum Shop.