We’ve been following the feel-good story of George Talley and his stolen 1979 Corvette. If you remember, George’s 1979 Corvette was stolen 34 years ago and last summer it showed up in Mississippi. GM’s Mark Reuss heard about the car and after seeing George on the evening news, decided to get involved and had the car shipped back to George’s Detroit home.
Six class victories at Elkhart Lake since racing debut there in 2002
DETROIT (Aug. 5, 2015) – Corvette Racing returns to one of North America’s classic tracks this weekend: Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. The team’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs are part of the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class field for Sunday’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase – the seventh round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for Corvette Racing.
Almost 400 Corvettes joined the annual Corvette FAME event in Valkenburg, Netherlands. This is the official aftermovie of Corvette Fame 2015, recorded and edited by Project Deviate.
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce in Qatar has issued a recall in the Middle East for the 2014 Corvette Stingray to modify the airbags position. Specifically, the recall is supposed to address the airbag’s position to fit kids who are not using a seatbelt.
Watch The Smoking Tire’s Matt Farah drive a supercharged Corvette Stingray Coupe equipped with a Magnuson supercharger which provides 100 extra horsepower and 100 extra lb/ft of torque at the wheels.
One of the fastest grandmothers in the Corvette hobby is back in the news after taking her C5 Corvette for a run at the 2015 Sun Valley Road Rally.
Of course we are talking about 82 year old Shirley Veine who has become somewhat of a fixture at the Sun Valley Road Rally with her “Go Granny Go” t-shirts and her own personal fan club of family and friends.
General Motors released the July 2015 sales report and despite the model year changeover that occurred in June, Chevrolet managed to sell 2,794 Corvettes during the month. This is an -8.7% decline in sales over the same time last year with 3,060 Corvettes delivered during July 2014.
For the Calendar Year to Day (CYTD), a total of 21,101 Corvettes were delivered to new owners for a 1.4% gain on 2014’s CYTD sales of 20,804.