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Car and Driver: About That 2018 Corvette ZR1 Launch…How About Daytona?

Car and Driver: About That 2018 Corvette ZR1 Launch...How About Daytona?


With the Corvette Team skipping the 2017 North American International Auto Show for the public debut of the 2018 Corvette ZR1, speculation is high on both where and when they will decide to make the latest C7 public.

We know the car is getting closer to reality based on the various on-going testing we’ve seen with the “big wing” C7. The 2018 Corvette ZR1 was recently spied without its covers and just last week it was spotted testing in the snow as these cold winter spy shots show.

1967 Corvette L88 Racing to the Block at Worldwide’s Scottsdale Auction

1967 Corvette L88 Racing to the Block at Worldwide's Scottsdale Auction


A fine example of Zora Arkus-Duntov’s response to the Shelby Cobra in the 1960s is up for sale at the upcoming 427 L88 that was basically a factory-prepared track vehicle.

No 2018 Corvette ZR1 Announcement From NAIAS as Expected

No 2018 Corvette ZR1 Announcement From NAIAS as Expected


If you were hoping to wake up this morning to the glorious news that a new 2018 Corvette ZR1 had been introduced at the Detroit auto show, we are sorry to say that was no ZR1 news today as was rumored.

The No. 4 Corvette C7.R Catches Fire Sunday Morning at the Roar Before the 24

The No. 4 Corvette C7.R Catches Fire Sunday Morning at the Roar Before the 24


According sportscar365.com, the No. 4 Corvette C7.R with Marcel Fassler behind the wheel caught on fire as it entered NASCAR Turn 2 during the Sunday morning test session. Marcel was able to stop the car and exit without injury.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Jan. 8th

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Jan. 8th


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 tells us that some of the orders he wrote this week come from over 15 different states! This week he sold a 2017 Grand Sport to a customer who saw it in the morning and jumped on a plane to pick it up! Keep scrolling as a nice collection of barn finds and vintage Corvette photos await! As always, you can follow his deliveries on his facebook page, CorvetteFurman.

[VIDEO] Corvette C7.R Gets Squirrelly While Leaving Pit Box at the Roar

[VIDEO] Corvette C7.R Gets Squirrelly While Leaving Pit Box at the Roar


Corvette Racing’s Marcel Fassler leaves the pit box in the No.4 Corvette C7.R to start Saturday’s afternoon practice session at Daytona International Speedway. Rainy weather from the winter storm that is sweeping the southeast has left the track wet and sometimes unpredictable on cold tires:

[GALLERY] Straight Axle Saturday! (50 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Straight Axle Saturday! (49 Corvette Photos)


We recently had a request for a first generation Corvette gallery and since its been a little bit since we’ve run some C1 Corvette photos, we figured the time was right!

Today’s Corvette photo gallery is dedicated to those who love the classic lines, chrome and coves on the Corvettes known as the Straight Axles! So here are 50 random Corvette images featuring cars built from 1953-1962.

Do you have a favorite Corvette photo from this week’s gallery? Let us know in the comments section below or hit us up on Twitter and Facebook.

Corvette Racing at Daytona: Magnussen Sets Early GTLM Pace

Corvette Racing at Daytona: Magnussen Sets Early GTLM Pace
Photo Credit: Jan Magnussen / Twitter


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2017) – Jan Magnussen in the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R posted the fastest GT Le Mans (GTLM) time on the first day of the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Raceway.

[PIC] Detroit Mayor Duggan Views the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport at NAIAS Preview

[PIC] Detroit Mayor Duggan Views the 2017 Corvette Grand Sport at NAIAS Preview
Photo Credit: Photo by Steve Fecht for Chevrolet


Here is one Corvette we have learned that will be at NAIAS next week according to this photo release from GM:

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (right) gets a closer look at the Corvette Grand Sport while touring the Chevrolet exhibit Friday, January 6, 2017 during preparations for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Joining him on the tour is General Motors General Director Global Marketing Services, Auto Shows and Partnerships Heather Stewart and 2017 NAIAS Chairman and GMC Buick dealer Sam Slaughter. The show opens for media previews and industry days on Monday. The show opens to the public January 14.

We’ll have a full run down from NAIAS from our Detroit Bureau beginning with the Chevrolet’s official press conference on Monday morning.

 

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