The No. 4 Corvette C7.R driven by Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner and Marcel Fässler race to an 8th place and the No. 3 Corvette C7.R driven by Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller raced to a 6th place finish in the GT Le Mans class January 27, 2019 during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Chevrolet introduced the 2019 Corvette Drivers Series special edition Grand Sport models designed in collaboration with the Corvette Racing team: Tommy Milner Edition, Oliver Gavin Edition, Jan Magnussen Edition and Antonio Garcia Edition.
The National Corvette Museum has announced the following inductees to be recognized as part of the 22nd Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2019: Dollie Cole in the category of Enthusiast; Briggs Cunningham in the category of Racing; and Tom Peters in the category of GM/Chevrolet. These three individuals will be recognized with the highest honor bestowed by the Museum for their contributions to the past, present, and future of Corvette.
In this issue, we have some great Corvette features. We also get a look at the Texas Chapter NCRS Lone Star Regional, the Concours of America at St John’s Inn, and a look back at the 62n IPL 500 Festival Parade. In our Tech department, we look at High Tech Solid Axles and the Top 10 Maintenance Mistakes. For the model car and promo, collectors check out our Model Scene and Toy Vues. In Rear Vues we are looking the 1978 Vintage Corvette magazine ads. As always you want to check out the classified ads as well as the commercial advertisers.
These two L88 Corvettes, one coupe, and one convertible, will be offered together as a pair at the 2019 Kissimmee auction.
Congratulations to Mark Reaus from Vette Vues Magazine! General Motors recently appointed Mark Reuss as president. Mark is a company veteran whose dad was also GM president.