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[PICS] Chevrolet Celebrates its 2015 Racing Champions at the Heritage Center
Photo Credit: Team Chevy


Chevrolet gathered its motorsports champions together today at GM’s Heritage Center for a unique photo op to celebrate another successful year of racing.

During 2015, Chevrolet earned six manufacturer and five driver championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, USCC and the Pirelli World Challenge. Chevy also had major wins at the Indianapolis 500, NHRA U.S. Nationals and Corvette Racing’s Grand Slam wins at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Pricing Announced for the Michelin Corvette Challenge Racing Series


At this year’s SEMA show, there was no bigger news for Corvette enthusiasts than the announcement of the Michelin Corvette Challenge racing series to be held at Spring Mountain Motor Resort and County Club. The series will feature entry level racers competiting in identical, track-ready Corvette Stingrays over the course of eight weekends at Spring Mountain.

While details were slim at the SEMA annoucement, we do have more details to share including the biggest question of all – what’s it going to cost?

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Go Racing in the Michelin Corvette Challenge at Spring Mountain


Calling all racers (with the means to buy an enhanced Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe)!

Like the days of old where Corvettes were so good at racing that they had their own Challenge series, Spring Mountain will be hosting a spec-Corvette racing series kicking off in early 2016.

The Michelin Corvette Challenge will feature 15 races over eight weekends in 2016 where participants will race identical track-ready Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupes on Spring Mountain’s 6.1 mile track.

Chevrolet showed off the Corvette Stingray Track Day Concept which features the Z06-based performance parts that will be used in the spec-racing series.

Tribute Planned for Corvette Racer John Greenwood at Daytona on Nov.12
Photo Credit: SportsCar Digest


Corvette racing legend John Greenwood passed away this summer at the age of 71 and now thanks to a couple of Corvette organizations, his legacy as one of the top racers and builder of Corvettes will be remembered next month at Daytona.

The tribute to John Greenwood will be held November 12th at the HSR Classic 24 Hour Race at Daytona International Speedway and you are invited!

[GALLERY] Corvette Racing at the 12 Hours of Sebring (30 Corvette photos)

On Saturday morning we made our annual pilgrimage to the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring where we spent the day cheering on our Corvette Racing team while baking under the Florida sun. Right after noon, we started our trek of walking the circuit and finding many great opportunities to shoot the factory yellow Corvette racers on the historic track. Along with our sunburn, we brought home a bevy of Corvette racing pics share!

So here’s a photo gallery of 30 images featuring the Corvette C7.Rs racing at the 12 Hours of Sebring. Do you have a favorite? Please share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

The first Corvette to compete in a race at the National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park made a very good showing over the weekend.

Team Braunschweig, out of Minnesota, decided to make the trip to compete in the World Racing League’s season opener in Bowling Green on Saturday, making their No. 117 C5 the only Corvette to compete against 21 other teams in the GP1 class.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

The driver of this ’69 Corvette Stingray is having some serious fun trying to get that American V8 power some traction during an autocross event held on an ice track.

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on ice! Without Winter Tires! Not a good idea but Crazy Fun! Epic Fail!

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

LG Motorsports Preps this C6 2013 Corvette ZR1 for the Track
Photo Credit: LG Motorsports

Here’s one 2013 ZR1 that’s definitely a cut above the already awesome Corvette powerhouse.

LG Motorsports says that a fellow named Karl brought his stock ZR1 to them with the directive to build him a complete car that will spend most of its time on the track but still see some street time.

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