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Guldstrand-Prepped 1966 Corvette SCCA Racer Sells Quickly

Guldstrand-Prepped 1966 Corvette SCCA Racer Sells Quickly


Some lucky enthusiast is the new owner of a 1966 Corvette SCCA race car prepared for competition by the legendary Dick Guldstrand.

The car had been up for sale on eBay, but a check of the listing on June 4th showed that it had been removed because it was no longer available. Prior to the auction ending we saw the bidding was closing in on $40,000. A quick phone call confirmed the sale, but the spokesman declined to reveal the final selling price.

May 2015 Corvette Sales

May 2015 Corvette Sales


General Motors released the May sales report earlier this week and Corvette sales keep humming along at a pace greater than what we saw in 2014. For the month of May, a total of 3,514 Corvettes were delivered to new owners. This is 5.6% ahead of the 3,328 Corvettes sold during May 2014. For the Calendar Year to Day (CYTD), a total of 15,500 Corvette Stingrays and Z06s have been sold which is 3.2% more than the same time period in 2014.

According to Chevrolet, this is the Corvette’s best May since 1986!

1964 Corvette Rally Car to be Auctioned at Bonham’s Goodwood Sale

1964 Corvette Rally Car to be Auctioned at Bonham's Goodwood Sale


A 1964 Corvette rally car is expected to fetch roughly $60,000 when it’s auctioned off by Bonhams at the upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The red car, freshly restored, has an impressive racing history, having been rallied by Duncan Robb-Cummings in the Monte Carlo Challenge from 1998 to 2001 and in the 1999 Rallye Des Lavandes and the 2000 and 2001 Rallye de Paris. Back then, the car was highlighted in Classic & Sports Car magazine and Classic Car Weekly. The new owner will get an impressive history folder containing photographs, MoTs, ferry passes, entries and correspondence concerning all the events it participated in.

Nurburgring Lap Time for the C7 Corvette Z06 Completed and Video Coming Soon

Nurburgring Lap Time for the C7 Corvette Z06 Completed and Video Coming Soon


How about some good news to share!

After two aborted attempts to record a hot lap on the 12.9 mile Nurburgring, the 2015 Corvette Z06 returned to Germany last month and was finally successful in getting a continuously-timed lap. Apparently, the team is more than happy with the lap time they got from the Z06 at the “Green Hell”.

That bit of news came directly from Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter who shared the tidbit of the completed lap during his weekly “Ask Tadge” question and answer posts on the Corvette Forum.

Tadge was asked about the design philosophy of the C7 Z06 vs the previous C6 Z06 which was lighter and was considered more of track car than the generously appointed C7 version. The answer is quite detailed and you can read the full reply there. But here is what Tadge said about the Nurburgring time:

Police in Stockton Impound a C5 Corvette Involved in Sideshows and a High-speed Chase

Police in Stockton Impound a C5 Corvette Involved in Sideshows and a High-speed Chase
Photo: Stockton Police Department


If you’re going to be involved in a sideshow, you better be prepared to lose your car.

At least in Stockton, Calif., where the owner of this silver C5 Corvette had his or her car impounded after being suspected of taking part in a sideshow there in March.

A sideshow, in case you haven’t heard, is an informal and illegal demonstration of automotive stunts often held in vacant lots and public intersections, most commonly doughnuts.

1959 Corvette Restomod to Cross the Block at Mecum’s Seattle Auction

1959 Corvette Restomod to Cross the Block at Mecum's Seattle Auction


There are few limitations in the world of restomods, the only boundaries being set by the tastes and the abilities of individual constructors. Corvette restomods are typical of the genre in that many are finished in bright, sometimes audacious colors that, while drawing attention to the vehicle, may detract from its overall appearance. The same can be said of restomod interiors and wheels. The interior may be so modified that all connection with the heritage of the original vehicle is lost and the rims have so much bling that they actually draw attention away from the car design rather than complementing it.

Corvette Daytona Prototype Sold to Private Collector

Corvette Daytona Prototype Sold to Private Collector


There are Corvettes, and then there are Corvettes.

How about a bright orange 2013 Corvette DP, for example?

Wouldn’t we all like to have one of those parked in our driveway?

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (33 Corvette photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (33 Corvette photos)


We were spoiled last Monday by having the day off for Memorial Day and now this week feels like it will take forever to get to the weekend. Luckily, we’re here to help you get your mind off work with another round of “Midyear Monday” featuring a special photo gallery salute to the C2 Corvettes. Today’s Midyear Monday gallery features 33 Corvettes produced from 1963 to 1967.

What’s your favorite Corvette in this week’s gallery? Let us know and be sure to share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

[PICS] Only in Texas Will You Find A Corvette Z06 with a Gun Rack

[PICS] Only in Texas Will You Find A Corvette Z06 with a Gun Rack


Ah Texas. Where everything is done a bit bigger and bolder than anywhere else in our country also extends to how Corvette owners exercise their 2nd Amendment rights. Normally, gun racks and rifles are associated with pickup trucks but what do you do when your daily driver is C5 Corvette Z06? Simple. You take your firepower with you!

1954 Corvette Owned by Richard Carpenter for Sale at Russo and Steele’s Newport Beach Auction

You'll be on Top of the World with this 1954 Corvette Previously Owned by Richard Carpenter


Corvettes have always been noted for getting better year after year.

That was the case even back in 1954, the second year of production of America’s new sports car.

You can buy this example of a ’54 that has a unique history during Russo and Steele’s 3rd Annual Newport Beach, California Auction to be held June 5-7. It was bought on May 11, 1988 from Richard Carpenter, yes, the one who made such beautiful music with his sister, Karen, as the popular 1970s group, The Carpenters.