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[VIDEO] Driving Instructor Brutally Drives His 2014 Corvette Stingray at Sebring

While attending an open track session at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday, I had the opportunity to ride with Larry who was one of the instructors for Chin Motorsports, the organization which hosted the event. Larry was very popular this weekend as he was driving an Arctic White 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe.

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[PICS] Corvette Racing's C7.Rs Running Private Test at Sebring

We heard that the Corvette Racing team was in Sebring for a private testing session this week and now pics have emerged showing the C7.Rs in camouflage on the familiar blue/white circuit in Central Florida. It’s amazing how much the race cars resemble the production versions and I sure can’t wait to see what they can do in their inaugural race at Daytona next month.

Fast Phil Currin Inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame

“Fast Phil” Currin used his savvy brain to become one of the steadiest Corvette racers of the 1970s.

He paid just $1,900 for his red 1963 split-window some 47 years ago. Now 67, Currin and his Corvette – nicknamed “Giantkiller” when he made a habit of beating newer, flashier cars – made an appearance at the Hall of Fame’s 40th anniversary at Sebring in March.

[PICS] The 2014 Corvette Unveiled at the 12 Hours of Sebring

It seems that where ever the 2014 Corvette Stingray goes, there’s an unveiling. Last weekend in the Corvette Corral tent at the 12 Hours of Sebring wasn’t any different.

With Corvette Chief Engineer beginning his discussion about the next generation car, Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles and Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman pulled the cover off the Cyber Gray Corvette Stingray Coupe to a huge round of applause (and a few tears) from the enthusiasts in the crowd.

[VIDEO] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Seminar at the 2013 12 Hours of Sebring

The Corvette Team’s annual seminar to Corvette owners and enthusiasts at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring included a very special guest – the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe. Team Members Tadge Juechter, Harlan Charles and Bowling Green Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman each spoke about the new 7th Generation Corvette and then answered questions from the crowd.

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Corvette Racing: Links for the 61st Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

The 61st Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is this weekend and the race is shaping up to be one of the best GT battles ever! Six manufactures will battle at the 12 hour endurance race with Corvette going to battle American rival Dodge Viper as well as the best from Europe – Ferrari, Porsche, BMW and Aston Martin.

Corvette Racing has won the checkered flag seven times during the ALMS era but has yet to see the winners circle in GT2 Corvette C6.R. Will this be the year that Chevrolet triumphs? Stay tuned!

[VIDEO] ShakeDown asks: Is Corvette Racing the Greatest American Racing Brand?

When it comes to racing, Corvettes have a storied history. Highlights on their racing resume include wins at Daytona, Sebring, and LeMans, the C4 Corvette Challenge Series, and ALMS dominance over the last decade. In the ShakeDown episode after the break, host Leo Parente takes a brief look at Corvette Racing from its inception all the way up the recent American Le Mans Series GTE title and the Grand-Am Engine Manufacturers Championship in the Corvette Daytona Prototypes.

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