Rare 1970 Corvette ZR1 Convertible Heading to Russo & Steele’s Monterey Auction

Rare 1970 Corvette ZR1 Convertible Heading to Russo & Steele's Monterey Auction


Some lucky person is going to become the fifth owner of an important piece of Corvette history next month.

Russo and Steele will be offering a legendary 1970 Corvette ZR1 convertible at its 16th annual Monterey, Calif. auction set for Aug. 18-20.

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Corvette Racing at Monterey: GTLM Points Lead Heading to Le Mans

Corvette Racing at Monterey: GTLM Points Lead Heading to Le Mans


MONTEREY, Calif. (May 1, 2016) – Corvette Racing ended its early-season IMSA campaign with fourth- and seventh-place finishes in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in the Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix, results that were good enough for America’s premier GT racing team and Chevrolet to retain their Driver, Manufacturer and Team points lead heading to the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Corvette Racing at Monterey: Strong History at Laguna Seca

Corvette Racing at Monterey: Strong History at Laguna Seca


DETROIT (April 27, 2016) – Corvette Racing will wrap up its two-race swing on the West Coast at one of its most successful venues – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for a two-hour sprint race near the Monterey coast. The Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix presented by Mazda is the team’s third race of the season and last before the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Tadge Juechter and 2017 Grand Sport to Headline Monterey’s Corvette Racing Banquet

Tadge Juechter and 2017 Grand Sport to Headline Monterey's Corvette Racing Banquet


The scheduling Gods weren’t very thoughtful to Corvette enthusiasts when they scheduled IMSA’s Monterey Grand Prix the same days as the National Corvette Museum’s Bash Event. Unfortunately, that means no Corvette Racing seminar at the Bash and the absence of Tadge Juechter, who will be in Monterey at the Corvette Corral at Laguna Seca.

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Original Low Mile 1969 Corvette L88 to be Offered in Monterey

Original Low Mile 1969 Corvette L88 to be Offered in Monterey


This unrestored 1969 Corvette L88 coupe will make you think it’s the ’60s again!

How many 46-year-old cars do you know that have just 2,576 miles showing on the odometer, and furthermore how many do you know that have the legendary 427/430 L88 engine lurking under their hood?

But that’s the story behind this impressive time-capsule of a Corvette that will be auctioned off at the Rick Cole Monterey Auction Aug. 13-15 at the Marriott Hotel near Fisherman’s Wharf.

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Bunkie Knudsen’s 1964 Corvette to be Offered at RM Sotheby’s Monterey Sale

Bunkie Knudsen's 1964 Corvette to be offered at RM Sotheby's Monterey Sale


It’s become known as Bunkie Knudsen’s 1964 Corvette.

But its real name is the 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray GM Styling Coupe “GPV-57”.

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The First Available 1984 Corvette to be Offered at Mecum Monterey

The First Available 1984 Corvette to be Offered at Mecum Monterey


Now that the C5, C6, and C7 are here, some people don’t have as much respect for the C4.

But back in the day, those of us old enough can remember what a significant change the 1984 Corvette represented over the C3.

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Mecum to Auction John Greenwood’s Spirit of Sebring ’75 Corvette Racecar

Mecum to Auction John Greenwood's Spirit of Sebring '75 Corvette Racecar


John Greenwood’s recent passing should make this 1974 Greenwood Corvette chassis number 002 even more desirable at the upcoming August Mecum auction.

Number 002, also known as the “Spirit of Sebring ’75,” has a tremendous amount of history behind it, including the fact that it was John Greenwood’s personal favorite.

Greenwood made only six of his wide-body race machines, and this example is the only one that was raced as a Greenwood “team” entry, with the others being built for customers.

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RM Sotheby’s Offering Zora Duntov’s 1960 CERV 1 at Monterey Auction

RM Sotheby's Offering Zora Duntov's 1960 CERV 1 at Monterey Auction


If there’s ever been a priceless Corvette, then the 1960 Chevrolet CERV 1 may be it.

But someone will pay a price, likely an astronomical price, at the upcoming RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey 2015 set for Aug. 13-15, where the current owner is putting the CERV 1 up for sale. (CERV stands for Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle.)

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[ACCIDENT] Corvette Z06 Crashes at Monterey’s Laguna Seca Raceway


It’s been a hard week for Torch Red Corvette Z06s. Following Friday’s release of a video showing a brand spanking new Corvette Z06 leaving the roadway and crashing into trees, Jalopnik’s Opposite Lock brings us a story of another Torch Red Corvette Z06 meeting its demise over the weekend during a track event at Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey. At least with this Z06, the crash happened on the track while doing what the Corvette Z06 was made to do.

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