(The coverage of the 2018 Bloomington Gold Charlotte appeared in the March 2019 issue of Vette Vues Magazine.) By Bob Cook The Bloomington Gold – Charlotte 2018 Show was held Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13. Two friends, John Keane and Bill Skinner (who are both Bloomington Gold Directors with responsibility for over-seeing judging
Jan Hyde bring us coverage of Corvettes at ADAC-GT at Sachsenring Sept 28-29, 2019.
Skyway Corvette Club primary charity is Honor Flight. The Corvette club greeted 74 veterans with Honor Flight returning home from seeing the memorials at Washington DC of the respective war(s) they fought in (WWII, Korean War or Vietnam) at no cost to the veterans.
This year the Solid Axle Corvette Club held their convention in Detroit on August 13-16, 2019. The event was hosted by the Michigan Solid Axle Corvette Chapter. Jan Hyde got Vette Vues Magazine so photos of their 25th-anniversary.
The Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE) made history again on September 25, 2019, by breaking the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle. The GXE broke its own world record for fastest street-legal all-electric supercar with 210.2 mph.
The Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) 2020 Racing Schedule.
Jan Hyde brings us coverage of the Corvettes at the Trans Am race held at VIR Sept 20 – 22, 2019.
In this issue we cover the 2019 Bloomington Gold Corvette show, a personal experience of the C8 reveal, 2020 C8 Corvette pricing, several Corvette features and tech articles, classified ads and commercial Corvette advertisers.
The No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R placed third in the next-to-last round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as both yellow Corvettes rebounded from disappointing qualifying efforts Saturday. Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner, driving the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette, placed fourth as each pairing gained four positions from the first lap of the race to the finish at Laguna Seca 2019.
Chevrolet has released the final production statistics for the 2019 model year Corvette. Total production was 34,822 units produced. Of that, 39.3% were Stingrays, 32.3% were Grand Sports, 19.9% were Z06s and 8.5% were ZR1s. Automatic transmissions were once again favored over manuals at 77.6% or 27,017 cars. Coupes outsold convertibles both overall (84.%) and