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IMSA Sets Balance of Performance (BoP) for the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona

IMSA Sets Balance of Performance (BoP) for the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona


Last week, IMSA released the latest Balance of Performance tables for all classes participating in the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway. The good news for Corvette Racing is that the only change is the setting of the refueling restrictors.

[VIDEO] Diesel-Powered 1968 Corvette Rolling Coal on Way to 11 Second Pass

Diesel Powered 1968 Corvette Rolling Coal on Way to 11 Second Pass


We’ve seen a few diesel-powered Corvettes in our time here but I don’t think we’ve seen one attack the quarter mile this quickly.

This Orange 1968 Corvette Coupe won’t be making any friends with green crowd as it belches black smoke out of the sidepipes on its way to a 11.88 second quarter mile at 129 mph!

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Jan. 22nd

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Jan. 22nd


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingrays, 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 talks about his customers who take delivery of their Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum. It’s one of the most unique opportunities in the Corvette world and Mike says his customers always rave about the experience. There is also a nice feature on Callaway Corvettes at the NCM and Mike’s fingerprints are on that display as well. 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.

General Motors Just Bought CERV 1 at Barrett-Jackson for $1.32 Million

General Motors Just Buy CERV 1 at Barrett-Jackson for $1.32 Million


The Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle known as CERV 1 is one of the most significant engineering examples from Zora Arkus-Duntov and his team and it’s considered the car from which the modern Corvette was born.

CERV 1 was Zora’s personal Corvette engineering test bed and it was used to develop the 1963 Sting Ray’s independant suspension and a host of other features. The transverse leaf-spring is the predecessor of the same design still being used on Corvettes today. With its 377 cubic inch OHV aluminum V8 engine, Zora drove the car to 206 mph at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds!

Renowned Corvette Expert Noland Adams Passes Away at the Age of 84

Renowned Corvette Expert Noland Adams Passes Away at the Age of 84
Photo Credit: earlycorvettes.com


One of the Corvette world’s best known experts has died at age 84.

Noland Adams was a frequent contributor to many Corvette publications for many years and used his first-hand knowledge to write the “bibles” of Corvette restoration – Corvette Restoration & Technical Guide, Volume I, 1953-62, and Corvette Restoration & Technical Guide, Volume II, 1963-67.

Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Corvette as an Everyday Vehicle

Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Corvette as an Everyday Vehicle


Some owners love their Corvettes so much, it’s the only vehicle they will drive.

Besides, it’s not the first time a Corvette was used as a golf cart. Check out the exported 1955 Corvette that was used by King Leopold of Belgium as a fancy golf cart.

You can browse more of our Corvette comics here!


Source:
JerryKing.com

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Corvettes on eBay: Exported 1955 Corvette Was King Leopold’s Golf Cart
Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Are You on the List?
Saturday Morning Corvette Comic: Need for Speed

 

Corvette Museum Hosts 228,363 Visitors in 2016

Corvette Museum Hosts 228,363 Visitors in 2016
Photo Credit: National Corvette Museum


These are good times for Corvettes – and good times for the National Corvette Museum, too.

Officials at the NCM reported this week that attendance climbed 3.5 percent in 2016, with 228,363 visitors making their way to the Bowling Green attraction. That attendance number was second only to the sinkhole-aided 2014 figures.

[PICS] The 2017 NCRS Winter Regional

[PICS] The 2017 NCRS Winter Regional


A week ago I jumped in my 1966 Corvette and made the one hour drive to Lakeland, Florida’s Sun ‘N Fun where the 2017 NCRS Winter Regional meet was being held. The show has been one of my favorites which I have attended regularly for the past 15 years.

Corvette Assembly Plant to Shut Down for Several Months for Assembly Line Upgrades

Corvette Assembly Plant to Shut Down for Several Months for Assembly Line Upgrades


CorvetteBlogger.com has learned that the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Chevrolet Corvette, will be shutting down the production line for several months this summer and fall as the plant undergoes upgrades to its assemply line building process.

An official announcement from the plant is coming soon.

1967 Corvette L88 Convertible Sells for $1.8 Million at Worldwide’s Scottsdale Auction

1967 Corvette L88 Convertible Sells for $1.8 Million at Worldwide's Scottsdale Auction


When there are only 20 1967 Corvette L88s built, we take notice whenever one comes available. Wednesday was once such moment as the Silver/Black 1967 L88 Convertible that was once part of the Silver L88 Trifecta collection was sold for $1.8 million at Worldwide’s Scottsdale auction.

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