Mecum Auctions is heading to sin city next month for their inaugural Las Vegas sale. The event will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center November 16th – 18th. As we assemble this prose there are 68 Corvettes currently on the docket. Among some of the more notable cars is this stunning red on red 1962 big brake fuelie.
So you’ve got that fabulous Corvette – no matter the generation – and you’re ready for your first track day, huh?
First you might want to take a look at this YouTube video posted by a couple of knowledgeable guys from the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park staff – Matt Busby, track operations manager, and Daniel Decker, Corvette mechanic.
The ninth annual Corvettes for Chip makes a move this year to the location where Chip Miller launched his first Corvette show.
Corvettes for Chip – which raises funds for the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation – will be held at the Carlisle Expo Center, 100 K St., Carlisle, Pa., on Nov. 5.
Back in the early years of the Corvette, a fellow named Robert Clift was the development engineer for Chevrolet’s new sports car.
Clift reported directly to Zora Arkus-Duntov and, like the boss, even had his own test mule that he raced. It’s commonly referred to as the “White Mule 54”.
It’s been a busy week Corvette enthusiasts and it’s only Wednesday!
Corvette fans this week have been given a sneak peek of future Corvettes via a couple leaked photos.
Yesterday it was photos of the Mid Engine C8 Corvette front and rear fascia panels that leaked from the Corvette factory’s new paint shop and ended up on the Corvette Forum.
[SPIED] Mid Engine C8 Corvette’s Front and Rear Body Panels Spotted in Corvette Factory’s Paint Shop
Two Torch Red body panels that appear to be part of the mid engine C8 Corvette were photographed as they were being painted in the Bowling Green Assembly Plant’s paint shop. There is also another body panel to the right of the rear panel in the picture below.
A 17-year-old male is in a heap of trouble after leading Los Angeles Police Department officers on a brief chase in a stolen Torch Red C7 Corvette coupe on Saturday afternoon.
The five-minute pursuit ended peacefully on the Occidental College campus, where the teen tried unsuccessfully to ram the Corvette through a gate – smashing the passenger side of the windshield in the process.
Registration closes Tuesday, Oct. 24 for the 9th Annual Vets ‘n Vettes event presented by Mobil 1 at the National Corvette Museum.
The special event comes during November, which is Military Appreciation Month, and will recognize veterans and wounded warriors on Thursday, Nov. 2.
The Internet is abuzz with speculation about the upcoming C7 ZR1 that is expected to be available to Corvette enthusiasts in the coming months.
We don’t know any details about how much horsepower this newest Supervette will produce, but speculation is that it will be 750 or more.