In this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you’ll meet the man affectionately known as “Heinrocket”! Your host, Steve Garrett, sits down with John Heinricy.
John was the Assistant Chief Engineer for Corvette during the C4 and C5 era. Heinricy details the beginnings of the GM Performance Division, which he was the director of. Learn how GM started testing at the Nurburgring, how he became Development Manager for Corvette, and hear about the launch of the C4 Corvette and the development of the ZR-1!
He also gives you a behind-the-scenes look at setting the endurance record in the C4 Corvette. Heinricy is known as the “Father of the Grand Sport”. He owns C4 Grand Sport #1. You’ll also gain insight on the development process of the Corvette and how long it takes to develop a new generation.
It’s a jam-packed episode! Don’t miss this installment of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast.
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