SEBRING, Fla. (March 17, 2017) – Corvette Racing will ride a pair of encouraging qualifying runs into Saturday’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Tommy Milner qualified the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R third in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class as Corvette Racing goes for its 11th class victory at North America’s longest-running endurance race.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
For those of you who own Green Corvettes, give yourself a pat on the back. Not only did Chevrolet make some great shades of green Corvettes over the years, it’s the one color that has it’s own dedicated holiday.
So while the rest of us have to put on a green shirt (and seriously, there’s not many Corvette related green shirts out there), you on the other hand get to wear the ultimate green accessory – the Chevrolet Corvette!
Today’s special Corvette photo gallery features 34 Green Corvettes ranging from C1s to C7s and all generations in between.
While the Corvette world’s focus is on Florida for this weekend’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, on the other coast, the prototype 2018 Corvettes were spotted on the track in Monterey at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Chevrolet had a contingent of their performance cars in California for the track day and they were spotted by facebook user Ben Hsu who posted them to a couple of the private Corvette groups on the platform. Ben says four different Corvette ZR1s were there with two cars having the smaller wing packages and two “Big Wing” cars. Also on the track was a C7 Z06 and the new Camaro ZL1 1LE.
A suspect in a Phoenix murder led police on a wild chase Wednesday afternoon in a stolen yellow C6 Corvette coupe, with the outcome ending in death for the driver.
The Corvette weaved around other cars several times during the pursuit before an undercover officer crashed his own vehicle into the sports car on purpose, sending the Corvette spinning and sliding into a utility pole at an intersection.
It was at the LA Auto Show in November that we first laid eyes on the Aria Group’s mid-engine Corvette concept. Simply called “Fast Eddy”, it was named after the late Ed Taylor, a former Chevrolet design executive and father to Aria Co-founder Charles Taylor.
Team searching for 11th class win in historic 12-hour race
DETROIT (March 14, 2017) – Corvette Racing returns this weekend to a track where it has made many memories and scored some of its most glorious achievements. In the long and storied history of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida, one would be hard-pressed to find a team that can match the continual success of Corvette Racing. America’s premier sports car team has made winning America’s oldest sports car race almost routine with 10 victories, nine pole positions and six fastest race laps in 18 appearances.
The Washington State Patrol announced that it had located the Yellow Corvette that was wanted in connection with a felony hit and run with a motorcyclist on Interstate 405 in Lakewood, Washington on Sunday. The driver of the sports car still remains at large.
You Corvette fans may not realize the impact that Daylight Savings Time has when it comes to reading up on your favorite American sports car. For example, thanks to this weekend’s time change, this Midyear Monday photo gallery is coming to you exactly one hour earlier than normal.
So to celebrate, we added a few more 2nd generation Corvettes to our gallery for the week so that we can bring you a grand total of 52 Corvettes built during the 1963-1967 model years.
Thanks again to those that have submitted a photos of their Corvettes. If you want to see your Corvette featured on a future Midyear Monday gallery, just email a photo or two to [email protected] and we’ll add it to our archive.
The Pulaski County Sheriffs Office responded to a call on Sunday afternoon reporting a single car accident on Highway 70, two miles west of Eubank, Kentucky. When officers arrived, they found a 2002 Black Corvette crashed in a field. The two occupants were thrown from the car and the female passenger would later die from her injuries.