The low profile, wedge-shaped design of the C4 Corvette was designed to cut through the air with minimal resistance. But that same design can also get sleepy drivers into trouble as one Corvette owner found in Brooksville, FL. this week.
Patience is a virtue.
Just ask this retired businessman from Florida.
Lee Snell was just days away from getting his beloved 1961 Corvette that’s been under restoration for literally decades when disaster struck suddenly in the closing stages of work on Tuesday morning.
The Corvette Team is back in Marietta, OH for more testing of the 2018 Corvette ZR1 (or perhaps a track-ready Corvette Z06X) and tonight we caught the first glimpse of a convertible model along with two different rear wing designs. As if that is not enough, we also have video of the 2018 Corvette ZR1 prototypes leaving the gas station and you can hear the exhaust note in all its glory.
If the stock Z06 isn’t enough Corvette for you, you might want to consider talking to the folks at Callaway Cars.
General Motors has released their monthly Corvette sales report this morning which shows that 2,829 Corvettes were sold during the month of September 2016. This is a 10% gain from the 2,572 Corvettes sold in September 2015. For the calendar year to date (January-September), a total of 22,719 Corvettes have been delivered to new owners. We are still pacing -13.9% from the 26,398 Corvettes sold during the same time period in 2015.
In the press release, Chevrolet says September 2016 was the best September for Corvette sales since 2006.
If it weren’t for our veterans, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy driving our Corvettes anywhere we want in the United States.
In appreciation of their outstanding service, the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., will again be holding special activities for veterans as part of the 8th Annual Vets ‘n Vettes presented by Mobil 1.
In addition to bringing you Pulitzer-worthy coverage from Bloomington Gold this summer, I also participated in the judging portion of the show for the 3rd time. My dad and I have been showing cars at Bloomington on and off since 1991. Together we’ve gone through the judging process a total of 5 times now. Previously I took home a Survivor award in 2002 and a Benchmark award in 2003 with an unrestored 1971 LS5 coupe. I sold that car in early 2005 and subsequently bought a 45,000 mile 1972 LT-1 coupe.
BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2016) – Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner captured the GT Le Mans (GTLM) Driver’s Championship in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday with a third-place finish alongside Marcel Fässler at Petit Le Mans presented by Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. It is the second championship for the pairing, the 10th for Corvette Racing and goes along with Chevrolet’s GTLM Manufacturer’s Championship clinched earlier in the day.
GT Le Mans and Prototype titles clinched with Green flag of 10-hour endurance race
BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 1, 2016) – Chevrolet has claimed Manufacturer Championships in the two premier classes of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. With the green flag for the 10-hour Petit Le Mans, Chevrolet is assured of securing enough points to win both the 2016 Prototype Engine Manufacturer Championship and the GT Le Mans Manufacturer Championship.