How about we start this day with some awesome Chevrolet performance! This black 2015 Corvette Z06 was built by Race Proven Motorsports and according to YouTube’s BigKleib34, the car was nearly the fastest C7 Corvette Z06 in the world as it ran the quarter mile at Cecil County Dragway in 9.83 seconds – just .02 seconds away from the title.
Taylor Brothers to Tackle Le Mans as Third Drivers for Corvette Racing
DETROIT (Nov. 17, 2015) – Corvette Racing has confirmed its lineup for next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans with brothers Jordan and Ricky Taylor as third drivers in the team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs. They will join full-time Corvette Racing teammates Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen, Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner in the 84th running of the 24 Hours race in France.
Championship-winning drivers join for defense of Rolex 24, Sebring GTLM victories
DETROIT (Nov. 16, 2015) – Already one of endurance sports car racing’s most prominent teams, Corvette Racing is adding even more championship-winning talent to its roster for the first two rounds of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Marcel Fassler and Mike Rockenfeller will complete the team’s lineup for the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring in the pair of Chevrolet Corvette C7.R race cars.
After a last couple of weeks of special SEMA-related and custom C2 Corvette photos, it’s kinda nice to get back to posting a regular Midyear Monday photo gallery. This week we’re featuring 33 Corvettes produced between 1963-67.
If you’d like to see your Midyear Corvette posted as part of a Midyear Monday photo gallery, feel free to submit a photo.
Photo Credit: Motor Trend
We’ve been following the rumors and innuendo surrounding a potential mid-engine Corvette that may be under development by GM that would hit the market around 2018. And while we are confident that this car known as the Zora or the ZR1 is going to happen, it’s always nice when a company insider lends credence to those rumors, whether intentional or not.
It’s not the sexiest award ever given to the Corvette C7, but owners of the 2016 Stingray and Z06 should still be grateful that some very smart scientists used their brains to make their cars better.
General Motors captured first place in a category at the Society of Plastic Engineers’ automotive division last week.