CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN: RUNNER-UP FINISH FOR NO. 3 CORVETTE

CORVETTE RACING AT WATKINS GLEN: RUNNER-UP FINISH FOR NO. 3 CORVETTE

Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Garcia, Magnussen score fourth straight GT Le Mans podium; No. 4 Corvette out early WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 30, 2019) – Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia and Jan Magnussen finished on the podium for the fourth consecutive race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans (GTLM) class Sunday with a runner-up finish in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R finished just 0.452 seconds behind the class-winning Porsche, and the Garcia/Magnussen duo claimed their third straight podium at Watkins Glen International. The day included an added bonus: Garcia and Magnussen are a single point of the GTLM Drivers’ Championship as they seek their third consecutive title. The news on the other side of the Corvette Racing garage wasn’t as good. Tommy Milner…
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The Last C7 Corvette Sold for an Astronomical $2.7 Million at Auction

The Last C7 Corvette Sold for an Astronomical $2.7 Million at Auction

2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
With the new mid-engine C8-generation Corvette soon to be released, the C7 production is coming to an end. In our July issue of Vette Vues, we reported to you that the Last C7 was going to the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Morgan Sun, Connecticut on June 28, 2019. If you weren't able to attend, you can watch it now... https://youtu.be/N11U184FPns Final seventh generation Chevrolet Corvette auctioned for record-breaking 2.7 million dollars benefiting Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. We told you we would report the results and we have some great news! The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will receive 2.7 million dollars for the Last C7 Corvette that was auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction. History was made when the winning bid set a new record at Barrett-Jackson for…
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1969 Daytona Yellow C3 Corvette

1969 Daytona Yellow C3 Corvette

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
1969 Daytona Yellow C3 Corvette on display in the NCRS Gallery at Corvettes at Carlisle 2011. The 1969 Corvette is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Let us take a look at some of the options as we look back to one on display in the NCRS Gallery at Corvettes at Carlisle in 2011. The 1969 Corvette was visually identical to the '68 except that the 1969 Corvette brought back the "Stingray" badge and it was now one word. There was a total production of 38,762, with convertibles totaling 16,633 and coupes - 22,129. There was a labor dispute in May of 1969 which caused the 1969 model year run longer. This accounts for the high number of Vettes sold and the low number in 1970 (10,668). This 1969 C3…
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July 2019 Issue Preview Vette Vues Magazine

July 2019 Issue Preview Vette Vues Magazine

Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview
In this issue, we look at several Corvette features.  Show reviews include the 12 Hours of Sebring Corvette Racing Seminar, NCRS Florida Regional & Carlisle Winter Autofest, SVRA Sebring, and the NCRS Mid-Atlantic Chapter meet.  We continue with the history on Zora and the Corvette and the 2009 Corvette Stingray Concept Car and the Last C7 going to auction for charity. Great photos of the 1953 VIN 003 cutaway Corvette that was donated to the NCM.  Tech articles show us some professional plumbing tools we can buy and how to muffle the muffler.  Check out the 1979-1980 Vintage Corvette magazine advertisements.  Corvette Model Scene and Toy Vues show us that latest in the collector world.  As always there a lot fo Corvette advertisers selling products for your Vette and as…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: FROM HOPES TO HEARTBREAK

CORVETTE RACING AT LE MANS: FROM HOPES TO HEARTBREAK

Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
LE MANS, France (June 16, 2019) – Corvette Racing’s hopes for a magical victory in its 20th straight appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans didn’t come to pass, but the effort of the program was never stronger than what the team displayed Saturday and Sunday in the world’s biggest endurance race. The No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller finished ninth in the GTE Pro category on a day where the trio was firmly in contention for the first 20 hours. Three unlucky safety car periods and an untimely late trip to the garage for repairs following a spin put a dent in the plans for a ninth class victory in 20 years. Le Mans struck hard at both Corvette Racing…
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