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2016 Championship Rewind: Brian Hoye and Chuck Houghton

2016 Championship Rewind: Brian Hoye and Chuck Houghton


No. 4 Corvette C7.R car chief and lead engineer debrief on magical GTLM title season

Winning a title in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship takes the utmost level of skill and teamwork… both behind the wheel and behind the wall. Chuck Houghton and Brian Hoye – lead engineer and car chief, respectively, on Corvette Racing’s No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R – were key pieces to the team’s title-winning season, along with their fellow engineers and crew members. The two discuss their thoughts on a season that brought four victories and the GT Le Mans Driver’s, Manufacturer’s and Team championships in 2016.

[VIDEO] COLD Vette – How a 1982 Corvette Ended Up in Iceland

[VIDEO] COLD Vette - How a 1982 Corvette Ended Up in Iceland


You never know where a Corvette is going to turn up.

Take, for example, this white 1982 Corvette that left the United States and today is roaring along on the roads of Iceland!

[STOLEN] 1964 Corvette Recovered after 40 Years and Returned to Original Owner

[STOLEN] 1964 Corvette Recovered after 40 Years and Returned to Original Owner
Photo Credit: Red Bluff CHP / Facebook


Don’t ever give up hope if your Corvette is stolen.

That’s just one lesson to be learned from a 1964 Sting Ray that was swiped from its owner more than 40 years ago, only to be rediscovered in October some 500-plus miles away thanks to an eagle-eyed observer at a car show.

Support the National Corvette Museum on #GivingTuesday

Support the National Corvette Museum on #GivingTuesday
Photo Credit: NCM Insurance Agency


Without a doubt, our favorite non-profit organization is the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY. Funded by enthusiasts and opened to the public over 21 years ago, the NCM’s mission is to preserve, protect and promote the history of America’s favorite sports car, the Chevrolet Corvette.

As today is #GivingTuesday which promotes the idea of supporting charitable organizations and activities as the holiday season arrives, we wanted to help get the word out to the variety of ways that non-members and members alike can support the Museum to ensure its financial future.

[SPIED] The 2018 Corvette ZR1 Ditches its Covers for the Best Look Yet

[SPIED] The 2018 Corvette ZR1 Ditches its Covers for the Best Look Yet


It looks like work is progressing nicely judged on the latest batch of 2018 Corvette ZR1 spy photos to hit the web.

Autoblog is featuring new photos that show the prototypes have ditched the heavy fabric covers that covered the ZR1s grill and hood.

As these C7 Corvette ZR1 spy photos are bought and paid for by Autoblog, head over there now to check out the full set. We’ll be here when you come back for our expert analysis!

[ACCIDENT] C5 Corvette Z06 Totaled During Dealership Test Drive in Georgia

[ACCIDENT] C5 Corvette Z06 Totaled During Dealership Test Drive in Georgia


Taking a Corvette for a spin has new meaning for a couple of potential Corvette buyers in Georgia.

The two men were granted an unsupervised test drive of a 405 horsepower C5 Corvette Z06 from Maxie Price Chevrolet in Loganville, Georgia on the afternoon of Tuesday, Nov. 22nd. During the test drive, the unidentified driver lost control and hit a tree on Tom Brewer Road.

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (46 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (46 Corvette Photos)


Happy Cyber Monday, Corvette lovers!

Having trouble focusing on work after the long weekend? We’re here to help! Well, maybe not as our Midyear Monday gallery has been known to to make Corvette enthusiasts forgo work and look ahead to the weekend when they can be out driving their cars again.

After several weeks of special edition #MidyearMonday galleries from MCACN and SEMA 2016, we are back to featuring a wide array of C2 Corvettes that were produced during the middle years of the 1960s: 1963 to 1967.

If you have pictures of a C2 Corvette that you would like to share, please email it to Keith@CorvetteBlogger.com.

If you have a favorite from this week’s gallery, let us know in the comments section below or hit us up on Twitter and Facebook.

Zip Corvette Offering Cyber Monday Deals with $7.95 Flat Rate Shipping

Zip Corvette Offering Cyber Monday Deals with $7.95 Flat Rate Shipping


Our friends at Zip Corvette Parts are celebrating Cyber Monday with a bevy of Corvette parts and accessories deals and to make your buying experience even better, they are offering flat rate shipping of $7.95 on all orders placed before midnight on November 28th.

Once on the Cyber Monday page, you can sort the specials by year which we think is a great feature.

Zip’s Give Thanks sale is also still active and you can save 10 percent on the Corvette parts and accessories not part of the Cyber Monday deals. Just use GT2016 when checking out.

 

Aria Group’s Fast Eddy Mid-Engine Corvette is a Design Concept We Can Get Behind

Aria Group's Fast Eddy Mid-Engine Corvette is a Design Concept We Can Get Behind


Rumor has it Chevy is working on a mid-engine Corvette, perhaps just two years away.

If that’s too long for you to wait, just take a look at this stunning mid-engine Corvette concept designed by The Aria Group, a two-decade-old design firm and fabrication company that builds concept cars for major automakers.

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Crashes into a Hotel’s Fence in California

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Crashes into a Hotel's Fence in California
Photo Credit: Andrew Goff


A black 1990 Corvette convertible wound up with its front end smashed against a fence at a California hotel on Friday, Nov. 18th.

The driver of the C4 Corvette may have been saved by his airbag as he appeared to have escaped without injuries after the collision with a white Toyota Tacoma near the intersection of West Fourth and Commercial streets in Eureka, California about 1 p.m.

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