The Movie, The Quest is Coming to Normal, Illinois

The Movie, The Quest is Coming to Normal, Illinois

Corvette Events, Corvette News and Archives Category
The Quest is Coming to Normal, Illinois During the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show This Friday during the Bloomington Gold Corvette show in Normal, Illinois, at the local theater, people who haven't seen the film The Quest will have the opportunity to see it. The 90-minute movie is not rated. In 1960, the first Corvettes appeared at Le Mans. The Quest, tells the story of a 1960 Le Mans class-winning #3 Corvette. It features the beginnings of Corvette Racing at the famous Le Mans 24 Hour Endurance Race in France. The film recollects the events of that race and what happened to both Corvettes and their drivers. Chip Miller and the 1960 Le Mans Class-Winning #3 Corvette 1960 Cunningham Corvette #3 owned by Lance Miller - 2019 Class Awards (Award of…
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Bloomington Gold’s 50th Show Countdown!

Bloomington Gold’s 50th Show Countdown!

Corvette Events, Corvette News and Archives Category, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
Bloomington Gold's 50th Show Returns to Bloomington/Normal Vette Vues Magazine is getting ready for the Bloomington Gold Corvette show. It's finally here! The 50th Bloomington Gold Corvette show will be returning to its original location of Bloomington/Normal Illinois, where it all began 50 years ago. Bloomington Gold organizers want to bring the show back home this year in celebration of its golden anniversary. As we look at Bloomington Gold's 50th Corvette show, we look back at its history. It all began with a handful of friends gathering up some Corvettes for a day of fun. Now, 50 years later, it’s one of the premier car shows in the Mid West attracting Corvette and Camaro enthusiasts from all over the world! We’re so excited that they are returning to their roots…
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Corvette Auction Results: 297 in Mecum Indy 2022

Corvette Auction Results: 297 in Mecum Indy 2022

Corvettes at Auction
Corvette Auction Results: Mecum Indy 2022 Achieves $126.5 Million in Overall Sales We have the Corvette Auction Results from the Mecum’s Automotive Auction in Indianapolis, Indiana, on May 13-21, 2022. 2,504 vehicles were on sale throughout the 9-day auction, with a total sales revenue of $126.5 million. 297 of those vehicles were Corvettes, and 225 of them were Sold! Corvettes have become some of the most highly sought-after collector cars in the world, with prices that just keep skyrocketing higher and higher over time. Many people dream of owning a Corvette in their lifetime, and Indy was a great chance to look at a huge selection from high-end collectors to low-cost entry-level cars. To start off with, we are going to break down the Corvettes at Auction by generation so…
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June 2022 Digital Issue Vette Vues

June 2022 Digital Issue Vette Vues

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June 2022 Issue Vette Vues MagazineVolume 50, Issue Number 11, #607 ORDER THE PRINT EDITION OF THE JUNE 2022 ISSUE Click the cover to enter… BACK TO LINKS PAGE To access this post, you must purchase Get Exclusive Access to Vette Vues Magazine's Digital Magazine with a One-year Subscription!. If you are already a member you can log in here.
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C6 Corvette History: What you want to know!

C6 Corvette History: What you want to know!

2005 Corvette Information, 2006 Corvette Information, 2007 Corvette Information, 2008 Corvette Information, 2009 Corvette Information, 2010 Corvette Information, 2011 Corvette Information, 2012 Corvette Information, 2013 Corvette Information, C6 Corvette Information
Unleashing the Power of the C6 Corvette: a Look Back at the Sleek Sixth-generation Model from 2005-2013 2005 Chevrolet Corvette - Photo Credit GM The C6 Corvette History. Read about the car's history and features in this detailed overview. As we look at the C6 Corvette's history, we learn that in 2005, the C5 made way for the completely redesigned sixth-generation Corvette, known as the C6. The Chevrolet Corvette C6 was introduced in 2005. The C6 Corvette was produced from June 2004 through February 28, 2013. The model years were 2005-2013, and were produced at the GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant. The new Corvette C6 came in the 2-door coupé (Z06 and ZR1 only), 2-door convertible, and 2-door Targa top. Unlike the new C8 Corvette, it is a front mid-engine, rear-wheel drive. It…
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Get Your Corvette Fix with the June 2022 Vette Vues Magazine

Get Your Corvette Fix with the June 2022 Vette Vues Magazine

Corvette Magazine Back Issues, Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview
Get Your Corvette Fix with the June 2022 Vette Vues Magazine Looking to get your Corvette fixed? The June 2022 Vette Vues Magazine issue has got what you’re looking for in the form of great feature articles, photos, and some exciting new developments in the C8 Corvette community. Don’t miss out on our feature article this month on the development of the L88 engine, which rocketed Roger Penske Racing to fame. Also, we have BBV Customs - 2014 Corvette called the Manta and Charlene Wood's Custom 2021 Stingray, which is also our cover car for this month! Corvette History: In October 1965, Penske got a call from Zora Arkus-Duntov on the new racing version of the 427 HP Mark IV big-block engine base on the Mystery engine and its availability…
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Empowering Innovation: Marnie Ross, The Extraordinary VP Of Operations At Atomic 6 Carbon!

Empowering Innovation: Marnie Ross, The Extraordinary VP Of Operations At Atomic 6 Carbon!

C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
From Vision to Execution: How Marnie Ross Transforms Atomic 6 Carbon's Operations with Precision! Atomic 6 Carbon has custom side skirts and front splitter options for the C8 Corvette. Photo Credit: Darwin Mulligan Photograph Meet Marnie Ross: VP of Operations at Atomic 6 Carbon, driving excellence and innovation in the industry! Today in the Vette Vues Magazine Blog, we are talking to our new friend Marnie Ross, Vice President of Operations at Atomic 6 Carbon, a carbon fiber and composite company located in scenic, sunny Oakland Park, Florida, that specializes in aero components for C6, C7, and C8 Corvette. You may remember Atomic 6 Carbon from our December 2021 issue of Vette Vues Magazine (page 46) when we shared their 100% prepreg carbon fiber 5VM/SV7 style ground effects package they…
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Label Motorsports’ Vouno – Meet its Creator

Label Motorsports’ Vouno – Meet its Creator

C8 Corvette Information, Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
Exclusive Interview with Andy Siradakis-Owner of Label Motorsports - Creator of "Vouno" In the April 2022 issue of Vette Vues Magazine, we shared with you an exclusive interview with Andy Siradakis, owner of Label Motorsports! Andy made headlines recently when he unveiled his creation- the world’s first widebody C8 Corvette. As part of this interview, Wayne Ellwood took an in-depth look at everything that went into building this incredible vehicle, from the inspiration behind it to the manufacturing process, and everything in between! We want to share with you some more photos of his work. This 17-month journey culminated with what you see below.  Andy's work with cars started out as an extension of his love for the automotive industry. Having read every book and manual he could find, Andy…
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Fisher to drive the 70th Anniversary Edition 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 at 106th Indy 500​

Fisher to drive the 70th Anniversary Edition 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 at 106th Indy 500​

Corvette News and Archives Category
Exciting News! The 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 will pace the Indy 500 this year. The 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car ZO6 will be the official Indy 500 Pace Car this year. The new ZO6 2023 C8 Corvette Indy Pace Car will be driven by Sarah Fisher at the Indy 500. Every year, racing fans from all over the world flock to see their favorite drivers race around the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Memorial Day weekend. This year, however, Corvette fans have even more reason to celebrate than usual because the official pace car for the legendary Indy 500 will be none other than the newest version of America’s sports car, the 2023 Corvette Z06! The Indy Pace Car moniker is one of great honor in…
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1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody is a stunning car that's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show. 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody Vanguard Green with Tan interior. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction UPDATE: 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody bid to $250,000, and The Bid Goes On… This 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody from B Rods in Knoxville, Tennessee, is one of the most impressive cars from the SEMA 2019 Show. It's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show starting May 13 through 21, 2022, and is Lot 242. Beginning with a '67 Corvette, B Rods transformed it into a modern-day '67 C2 Corvette Stingray with a widebody. Article Table of Contents Why was this modification done to a Classic C2 Corvette?What is the difference between a Custom and a RestoMod?Who…
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