The folks at ProCharger definitely know a thing or two about winning.
The company says it was the first to bring supercharger systems and tuner kits for LS based Corvettes, first to bring mainstream usage of air to air intercoolers to centrifugal supercharging, and first to offer a gear-driven centrifugal supercharger with a self-contained oiling system.
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Hendrick Motorsports is one of the top racing teams in NASCAR. In addition to claiming 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup championships since 1996, Hendrick also stakes claim to one the largest auto dealership empires in the world, selling over 200,000 cars in 2011. Like Hendrick, the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS) looks for the very best in its judging of original and restored Corvettes. Now you can see how the 2 entities come together in this short video filmed at the 2012 NCRS Kissimmee Regional last month.
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As we get closer to end of the end of the 2012 model year Corvette, details on the 2013 Corvette are still emerging. One of those details is that a new shade of blue will be coming to the 2013 Corvette and its name is “Midnight Race Blue”.
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We always enjoy reading the exploits of our fellow bloggers when they become a member of the 1%. That is, the 1% of bloggers that are granted the opportunity to test drive a Corvette ZR1. Autoblog’s Michael Harley got his hands on the fob of a 2012 Corvette ZR1 Centennial Edition and puts America’s super car through the most rigorous of tests – the daily driver test.
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Article contributed by Dave Salvatore / Kerbeck Corvette
In a post a few weeks ago, I talked about the fast approaching deadlines for the 2012 Corvette model year and introductory information for the 2013 Corvette model year.
Well, deadlines are not always accurate so don’t wait too long. Here’s what I mean. The color Carlisle Blue was scheduled to have its last order date on Thursday 02/09/12. However, when orders opened up that day, there were ZERO Carlisle Blue cars available nationwide. If you didn’t get your order in a week early, you were out of luck!
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The last car raced by renowned actor Paul Newman will be one of the features at RM Auctions’ Amelia Island sale next month in Florida. As lot #130, Newman’s 2002 #83 SCCA Corvette racer will cross the block on March 10, 2012. Newman raced the car from 2003 to 2007 and was victorious in it at his last race one year before he died in 2008.
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Chevy uploaded three new videos to their official Corvette website which promotes the upcoming 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. The videos feature Corvette Racing driver Tommy Milner, who is seen both in front of the camera as well as behind the wheel as he aggressively drives the new special edition Corvette with the 60th Anniversary package on the track at Virginia International Raceway.
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You might call it the battle of the GM cars, but in this case, there were no winners. A red C5 Corvette is now missing a few parts after a two-car collision on Long Island in Nassau County, N.Y., on Feb. 10.
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After a long day of testing and working through the various setups and changes on the Corvette C6.Rs at the Sebring Winter Test session, the six drivers returned to the track after dark for the annual team picture photo shoot. Check out the gallery after the jump which also features some of the on-track action from earlier in the day.
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In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Callaway Cars has announced that the famous RPO B2K option package will return to a limited number 2012 Corvettes. The popular option package first appeared in 1987 and, when selected, force-fed the stock Corvette L98 through a pair of intercooled turbos. Since that time, the Callaway Twin-Turbo Corvettes have grown in popularity amongst enthusiasts and collectors.
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