June 2017 Issue Preview Vette Vues Magazine – Cover & Features

June 2017 Issue Preview Vette Vues Magazine – Cover & Features

Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview
June 2017 Issue Preview.... [caption id="attachment_2720" align="aligncenter" width="657"] June 2017 Issue Preview | June 2017 Vette Vues Magazine Cover[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2719" align="aligncenter" width="662"] June 2017 Issue Preview | June 2017 Vette Vues Magazine Features[/caption] CHECK OUT THIS MONTH'S STORIES IN OUR JUNE ISSUE PREVIEW.... #550 June 2017 Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 45, Issue Number 11 6...Corvettes at Amelia Island 22...The Shooting Brake 42...The Howling Wolf and the 12 Hours of Sebring 56...Tomy Drissi Runner Up at Sebring in Trans Am 2017 Opener 66...The History of GM Dream Cars and the “Fabulous” Cut-Away Displays - Part XVII 73...From Spoilers to Active Aero 91...39th NCRS Winter Regional Meet at the Sun-n-Fun 102...The History of Mid-Engine Corvettes, 1960 to C8: Part 11 109...Electrically Charged 83...Toy Vues 86...Model Scene 116...Business Card File 116...Calendar…
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2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th Anniversary, Nashville

2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th Anniversary, Nashville

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
In this post, we'll look at the 2003 Corvette press kit given by Chevrolet to automotive media for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN on June 27 & 28, 2003. First, a look at the cover of the 2003 Corvette Press Kit... [caption id="attachment_2333" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This is the cover of the 2003 Corvette 50th Anniversary press kit that was given by Chevrolet to select automotive media members for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN on June 27 & 28, 2003.[/caption] This 2003 Corvette Press Kit comes in a bright red presentation case that is embossed on the cover with the Corvette 50th Celebration logo as well as the words "Corvette 50th Anniversary Nashville, Tennessee." Next, A Look Inside the 2003 Corvette Press Kit [caption id="attachment_2334" align="aligncenter" width="640"]…
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THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS

THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS

Chevrolet Corvette History
We are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit that was given out to the media at the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville.  The press kit included 14 press releases.  This one is for Engineering Retrospective/Design and is titled “THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS”. To look at photos and details about the press kit and more links to the press released CLICK HERE.   For Immediate Release (2003) [caption id="attachment_2644" align="aligncenter" width="720"] Chevrolet Corvette LS6 V8 Cutaway[/caption] THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS MONTEREY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2002 – The allure of a two-seat sports car is undeniable, but the true test of an automotive icon is its performance. The sensuous sweep of a fiberglass fender or the glint…
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Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Product Information

Chevrolet Corvette 2004 Product Information

2004 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Specifications
In this blog we'll look at what's new for the 2004 Chevrolet Corvette: 2004 Corvette Product Information, model year lineup, special editions, 2004 Corvette Specifications and more. [caption id="attachment_2422" align="aligncenter" width="720"] 2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Commemorative Edition © General Motors (This photo was included in the media kit.) Check out the 2004 Corvette Product Information in this blog.[/caption] We are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th-anniversary Celebration in Nashville. This is one of the press releases that was included in the media kit.  The event took place in Nashville, Tennessee on June 27 and 28, 2003.  The kit included fourteen press releases.  We will provide links at the bottom of the press releases for you to enjoy. 2004 Corvette Product Information  New for 2004 • Commemorative…
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Corvette Engineering Retrospective – Design

Corvette Engineering Retrospective – Design

Chevrolet Corvette History
Design of all kinds such as that of Thatsbrave can be fascinating to look at, but there's nothing quite like the car industry. In this article, we'll look at the Corvette Design Engineering History from the 50s to the 90s and see how designers kept Corvette true to its heritage. We are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit that was given out to the media at the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville. The press kit included 14 press releases. This on is for Engineering Retrospective/Design and is titled "CREATIVE, GROUNDBREAKING DESIGN HAS LONG BEEN A HALLMARK OF CORVETTE SUCCESS". To look at photos and details about the press kit and more links to the press released CLICK HERE.   For Immediate Release (2003) CREATIVE, GROUNDBREAKING DESIGN HAS LONG BEEN…
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Corvette – American Icon

Corvette – American Icon

Chevrolet Corvette History
America's first Sports Car, the Corvette, is an American Icon. In this article title Corvette - American Icon we will look at the history of Corvette Enthusiast's Passion and Loyalty to this brand. Few cars have inspired this much love, dedication, and excitement as Chevrolet Corvette. [caption id="attachment_2388" align="aligncenter" width="737"] Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 1963 - An American Icon © General Motors (This photo was included in the kit)[/caption] We are looking at the press releases that were included in the 2003 Media Kits from the Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration that took place in Nashville, Tennessee on June 27 and 28, 2003.  The kit included fourteen press releases.  We will provide links at the bottom of the press releases for you to enjoy.  The one we are looking at in this post…
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Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2003

Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in 2003

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History
Corvettes poured into Nashville's Coliseum for the 2 official Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration in June 2003. This article is a list of the activities. [caption id="attachment_2366" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The Corvette 50th Anniversary Celebration got underway June 27-28, 2003 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is a look at the skyline at night. Photo Credits: Tabitha Kaylee Hawk from Nashville (Downtown Nashville Uploaded by Kaldari) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.[/caption] We are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit for the 50th-anniversary Celebration in Nashville.  This is one of the press releases that was included in the media kit.  The event took place in Nashville, Tennessee on June 27 and 28, 2003.  The kit included fourteen press releases.  We will provide links at the bottom of the press releases for you…
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Racer Andy Pilgrim Lead’s Corvette’s 50th Anniversary in 2003

Racer Andy Pilgrim Lead’s Corvette’s 50th Anniversary in 2003

2003 Corvette Information, C5 Corvette Information, Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Successful Corvette C5-R driver, Andy Pilgrim, Lead's Corvette's 50th Anniversary in 2003. This article gives some history on this famous race car drier. In this series of blog post, we are looking at the 2003 Corvette Press Kit given by Chevrolet to automotive media for the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Nashville, TN on June 27 & 28, 2003.  This kit included fourteen Press Releases.   We are looking at the one entitled Racer Andy Pilgrim Selected for Corvette 50th Anniversary Role.   You can take a look at photos and details about the press kit at this link CLICK HERE. This photo of Andy Pilgrim was included in the 2003 Corvette media kit. [caption id="attachment_2372" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Andy Pilgrim Lead's Corvette's 50th Anniversary. Andy Pilgrim / Chevrolet Corvette C5-R Corvette Racing /…
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$21.7 Million at Mecum Houston Auction 2017

$21.7 Million at Mecum Houston Auction 2017

Corvettes at Auction
Mecum Houston 2017 Collector-Car Auction Sold $21.7 Million Large Crowds Lead to 70-Percent Sell-through Rate at Annual Event Overall sales totals at the Mecum Houston Auction 2017 held this past weekend at the NRG Arena in Houston, Texas, reached $21.7 million. With 793 vehicles offered throughout the three-day auction, an impressive 70-percent sell-through rate was achieved as 554 cars hammered sold. Held during the same weekend as the Houston Auto Show, the Mecum Houston Auction 2017 was host to large crowds all three days as auto enthusiasts from across the country poured into NRG Park for a double dose of automotive and collector-car excitement. Bidding was strong, evidenced by the LaQuay Collection of 54 vehicles achieving $3.3 million in hammer sales, and seven vehicles from the Emalee Burton Collection selling…
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2017 Trans Am Championship Schedule

2017 Trans Am Championship Schedule

Corvette Racing News Current and Past
[caption id="attachment_3527" align="aligncenter" width="500"] 2017 Trans Am Championship Schedule[/caption] Check out the 2017 Trans Am Championship Schedule.  Dates, Venues, and Partners.  The Trans Am Race Company announced a 13-event season. The 'Trans-Am series' is an auto racing series. It was formed by Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) President John Bishop in 1966. It was formerly known as the Trans-American Sedan Championship. In 1967 the name was changed to the Trans-American Championship.  To learn more about the Trans Am Championship visit their website http://gotransam.com/ DATE  -  VENUE  -   PARTNER March 5 - Sebring International Raceway -  SVRA April 9 - Homestead-Miami Speedway May 6 - Road Atlanta - Formula Drift June 3-4 - Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix - Indy Car June 18 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway - SVRA…
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