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Drag Strip Offers Friday Night Drags for Teens Who Like to Drive Fast

The need for speed is especially strong for young teen drivers.

Now, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., is giving these young men a chance to drive fast under controlled conditions, hopefully keeping them safe from harm.

One such driver Friday night was 16-year-old Clay Armstrong, who drag-raced his first car – a C4 Corvette that reached speeds of 130mph in 12 seconds – with his mother’s blessings.

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Corvettes at Carlisle 2014: Celebrating the past, present and future of America's icon

If you’re a Corvette fan and want to experience an unforgettable gathering of your favorite fiberglass automobiles, mark the weekend of August 22-24 on your 2014 calender right now and start planning your trip to Carlisle, PA. Corvettes at Carlisle will take over the Carlisle Fairgrounds and highlight the historic timeline, the present, and the future of America’s Sports Car.

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GM's Reuss Confirms the C8 Corvette is Already in Development

During an event last week to promote the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, General Motors global product manager Mark Reuss addressed the crowd and talked about some of the issues facing the automaker in the wake of a series of recalls and an ongoing investigation into faulty ignition switches.

Being the Global Product Manager, Reuss also made a few comments about the future of the Corvette that will make any crossed-flags fan happy.

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Man Arrested After Driving a Borrowed 1971 Corvette Into a Saltwater Marsh
Photo Credit: Wells Police Department

Some days it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed.

Just ask 56-year-old Philip G. Aleo of Malden, Massachusetts.

Aleo was driving a 1971 rally red Corvette Sunday afternoon on Bourne Avenue in Wells, Massachusetts when for unknown reasons he lost control of the car and wound up in a salt-water marsh.

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CORSA Unveils New Products for the C7 Corvette

by Steve Burns on June 3, 2014

CORSA Unveils new products for the C7 Corvette

The rollout of custom goodies for the seventh generation Corvette continues to march onward. Recently our friends over at CORSA Performance unveiled their brand new line of valve-back exhausts, tips, and X-pipes for C7 Corvettes. The product line comes in both Sport and Extreme sounds levels and now you have your choice of polished and black tips.

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[VIDEO] Flying Roof Z06 Corvette at Race Track

by Keith Cornett on June 2, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Watch this Corvette Z06 become a member of the flying roof club after the laminated top peels off during a quarter mile run. The owner isn’t too upset as he had already turned in a claim and a new roof is waiting for him at the dealership.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

[VIDEO] Firefighters Save Man's Prized 1970 Corvette from a House Fire

We’ve told you sad news in the past about Corvettes being gutted by fires.

Today we have some good news, though, about a 1970 Corvette that was saved from ruin Saturday by quick-acting firefighters in Carmichael, Calif., who moved it out of the garage while flames were shooting out of the roof of a house.

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Wild 1998 Corvette Runs 200 mph at the Mojave Mile

When Joel Feingold climbs behind the wheel of his 1998 Corvette, which he bought new in January 1998, it’s definitely not your typical C5.

Joel started his mods simply enough. Not satisfied with the stock exhaust sound, he added a Borla exhaust.

Then he added a cold air intake, headers, and an engine tune to get more power, but he still wasn’t done, not by a long shot.

This video shows Joel, who loves competing in standing start one-mile runs, during three runs in the Mojave Mile sponsored by MKM Racing at the Mojave airport’s 2.2 mile, 200-foot-wide runway.

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Corvettes on eBay: Vintage 1964 Corvette Racecar

by Bruce Troxell on June 2, 2014

Corvettes on eBay: 1964 Corvette Vintage Racer

If you have an overwhelming need for speed, our friends at Bringatrailer.com may have spotted the car for you. They found a 1964 Corvette Stingray for sale on eBay that has been a vintage racecar since 1972 and was last raced in the Historic Vintage Festival at Lime Rock Park in 2013.

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Couple Picks up New Corvette Stingray and Donates a C4 to the Corvette Museum
Photo courtesy of the National Corvette Museum

When it comes to Corvette enthusiasts, they don’t come much more enthusiastic than Jack and Dor DeLong.

They’ve always made it clear that owning a Corvette is all about the memories they can make and share with others, so naturally they’ve been a major supporter of the National Corvette Museum. As Lifetime Members, they’ve donated money, bought bricks, and even “purchased” three acres at the soon-to-open NCM Motorsports Park.

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