When Corvette Racing’s yellow C7.Rs take to the Circuit of the Americas this weekend, they will be adorned with remembrances that salute two race car drivers who have passed away recently.
It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Here’s a picture of a classic 1956 or 1957 Corvette stopped at a light while an older pedestrian woman looks on.
Imagine driving your Corvette and you have the top off because it’s nice outside. You pull into a hotel parking lot to inquire about a room when suddenly your car is surrounded by a mob and your are punched in the face as they are trying to steal your Stingray.
According to a report on Fox2 Detroit, that happened to a man in Detroit over the Labor Day Weekend.
If you thought the C7 Corvette was amazing for getting about 30 miles per gallon of gasoline, then you haven’t seen anything yet!
At least that’s the word from Automotive News, which reports that General Motors is working on a new cylinder deactivation system that would shut down as many as six cylinders to increase fuel economy when the extra power isn’t required.
Here’s a great little project we found while perusing eBay’s Corvette auctions this week and for automotive archaeologists who relish true barn-finds, we bring you this 1954 Corvette.
It’s been a few months since the last update on this project but yesterday, our friends at Corvette Motorsport and Callaway Cars have both tweeted a teaser photo of something we’ve been dying to see for a while now, the Callaway Corvette C7 GT3 racecar.
The newest Corvette racer is expected to be revealed next month at the ADAC GT Masters season finale at Hockenheim on October 3rd.
Two Corvette C7.Rs hoping to replicate past victory in Austin
DETROIT (Sept.16, 2015) – Corvette Racing returns to one of sports car racing’s biggest stages this weekend for the Lone Star Le Mans weekend at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. The team and its two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs will race in Saturday’s two-hour, 40-minute event for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, which shares the stage at COTA with the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Mecum Dallas 2015 starts up today and run through the weekend. The Dallas auction has become one of the more significant stops for Mecum over the last couple of years and we see some great cars queued up for this weekend as well.
For this auction preview, we’ve handed the remote over to our friend Marshall Fancher of Vette-n-Vestments who gives a list of several Corvettes to watch.
Barrett-Jackson’s fourth and final collector car auction in 2015 will be held next week in Las Vegas, Sept. 24-26th. For a town that was built on gambling and is known for inducing visitors to make risky decisions with their cash, there is a sure-bet coming to town and it carries the legendary performance moniker known as the L88 Corvette.