Sixteen Seasons of Corvette Racing: 1999–2014

Sixteen Seasons of Corvette Racing: 1999–2014

2014 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette History, Corvette Racing News
Corvette Logo Chevrolet Press Release 2014-01-13 DETROIT – The interconnection of Chevrolet Corvette and motorsports stretches nearly six decades, beginning with the Corvette’s competitive debut in at the 12 Hours of Sebring, in 1956. By the time Briggs Cunningham entered three Corvettes in the Le Mans 24 Hours in 1960 – Corvette’s first appearance at the world’s most demanding race – the international racing community had taken notice of America’s sports car. The modern era of Corvette competition began in 1999, with the debut of the Corvette Racing team – a partnership between Chevrolet and Pratt & Miller Engineering, which the race cars operates the racing program. From 1999 to 2013, Corvette Racing lead the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) in all-time victories and 1-2 finishes, along with seven class wins…
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CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2014

CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE LINEUP FOR 2014

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Chevrolet Press Release December 19, 2013 C7.R in camouflage. The C7.R, which is based on the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray, will make its racing debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in Daytona Beach, Florida on January 26, 2014. (Chevy Racing) © General Motors Taylor, Westbrook rejoin team at Le Mans; Liddell, Briscoe in for Daytona and Sebring Corvette Racing Logo DETROIT (Dec. 19, 2013) – Corvette Racing is continuing its history of strong driver lineups with an impressive roster for the 2014 endurance racing season. The team will field eight drivers across 12 races around the globe in the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R that will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the United States. The cornerstones…
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Hennessey 2014 C7 Corvette Breaks 200 MPH on New Texas Toll Road

Hennessey 2014 C7 Corvette Breaks 200 MPH on New Texas Toll Road

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On December 11, 2013, an HPE-upgraded C7 Corvette, driven by company founder John Hennessey, achieved a top speed of 200.6 mph, making it the first C7 Corvette to break the double-century mark. December 17, 2013    John Hennessey pilots first C7 Corvette to eclipse the double century mark Houston, Texas—Only a handful of supercars exist that can rightfully lay claim to achieving 200 mph and beyond. With a serious injection of horsepower from Hennessey Performance (HPE), the new Corvette Stingray has entered that exclusive club. On December 11, 2013, an HPE-upgraded C7 Corvette, driven by company founder John Hennessey, achieved a top speed of 200.6 mph, making it the first C7 Corvette to break the double-century mark. The run was verified with both the VBox GPS-based data acquisition system and…
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Small Block 6.2L V8 Among Ward’s Top 10 Engnes

Small Block 6.2L V8 Among Ward’s Top 10 Engnes

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2014 Corvette Small Block 6.2L V8 Awarded Ward's 10 Best Engines for 2013 The all-new, high-tech Small Block 6.2L V8 powering the 2014 Corvette Stingray and the 2.0L turbo diesel for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze are among Ward's 10 Best Engines. Below is the press release: Chevrolet Powers Way to Pair of Engine Honors WardsAuto recognizes Corvette and Cruze engines among 10 Best in the industry 2013-12-12 DETROIT – The all-new, high-tech Small Block 6.2L V8 powering the 2014 Corvette Stingray and the 2.0L turbo diesel for the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze are among Ward's 10 Best Engines. WardsAuto reviewed 44 engines from 16 automakers in this year's competition, which looked at power, fuel efficiency, new technology, refinement and compared it with data for similar engines. "At GM – our goal…
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Chevy Announces Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible

Chevy Announces Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible

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Chevrolet announces the 2014 Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible –a limited production model featuring a Lime Rock Green exterior and Brownstone suede interior, suede-wrapped interior trim, carbon-fiber accents, Stingray logo, interior sill plates, and wheel caps, and custom Corvette branded luggage from Thule. 2013-11-26 Top 10 Ways to Give the Gift of a Corvette DETROIT – From a scale model to a real car, there are many ways to give America’s iconic sports car, the Corvette, this holiday season. This Top 10 list, with prices from $12 to $77,450, should make it easier to find the perfect gift for any Corvette enthusiast. Topping the list is the all-new Corvette Stingray Premiere Edition Convertible. Production will be limited to 550 all top-of-the-line 3LT models, all in Lime Rock Green exterior and Brownstone suede…
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2014 Corvette Specifications: Know before you Buy

2014 Corvette Specifications: Know before you Buy

2014 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information
2014 C7 Corvette Specifications and Product Information We are looking at the 2014 Corvette specifications and product information. If you are looking to buy a 2014 Corvette, we hope this information will help you in your selection. At the end of the article, we also have the Corvette options, quantities, and costs to help you compare the value between your choices. Make sure you check out our Corvettes for Sale Classified Ads to see if there are any currently available from a private owner. You might also enjoy Looking Back: 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray Photos as well as looking through the 2014 Vette owner’s manual CLICK HERE. You will also want to check out the 2014 Corvette engine specification and 2014 Corvette Small Block 6.2L V8 Awarded Ward’s 10 Best Engines…
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2014 Corvette Seat Performance Proven Under Pressure

2014 Corvette Seat Performance Proven Under Pressure

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Customized test procedures used during the development of Stingray's new seats DETROIT – The differences between the Standard GT seat and the Competition Sport seat offered in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette are similar to the everyday comfort of a well-tailored suit vs. the support offered by compression apparel athletes wear. The 2014 Corvette Stingray offers two all-new seating choices: a GT seat for all-around comfort and a Competition Sport seat with more aggressive side bolstering which provides greater support on the track. The seventh-generation Corvette offers two seat options: The standard GT seat and the Competition Sport seat, available as an option in December. Corvette last offered different seat choices in the fourth-generation models from 1984 to 1996. "Better seats topped our list for interior improvements, and we knew offering…
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Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

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Concept Corvette, Camaro, and SS models highlight the breadth of the performance range 2013-11-04 Chevrolet reveals three vehicles featured in "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" Monday, November 4, 2013, at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chevrolet has a long history of being involved with the globally celebrated Transformer movie franchise. This Chevrolet Camaro (right) was built under the supervision of GM Design for use in the upcoming film. (Photo by Isaac Brekken for Chevrolet) © General Motors Chevrolet Unveils Nine High-Powered Concepts At SEMAChevrolet reveals three vehicles featured in "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" Monday, November 4, 2013, at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chevrolet has a long history of being involved with the globally celebrated Transformer movie franchise. This Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was built under…
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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Card

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Card

2014 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information
We are looking at the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Card that was used in advertising. The card measured 8.5 x 6.5 and was two-sided. On the back of the card, it shows the features of the exterior, interior, driving experience, trim levels, exterior colors, and interior colors. 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Advertising Card - Side 1 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Advertising Card (8.5 x6.5) backside. You might also enjoy reading the owner's manual CLICK HERE Return of the Stingray: The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Compare Side-by-Side Fuel Economy of the 2014 Corvette Automatic vs the Manual 7-spd A 2014 Corvette Stingray convertible will serve as the pace car for the inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Indianapolis Saturday, May 10, 2014. CORVETTE RACING DEBUTS C7.R, EXPANDS ENDURANCE…
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2014 Callaway AeroWagon Press Release

2014 Callaway AeroWagon Press Release

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The Corvette Callaway AeroWagon’s introductory pricing is $15,000 with natural carbon finish AeroWagon Package availability is scheduled to begin around January 1, 2014. September 23rd, 2013 - AeroWagon Production Now Approved- Place Your Order Now! Callaway AeroWagon Callaway AeroWagon Callaway AeroWagon We are pleased to announce that AeroWagon component production has been given the “green light” and is scheduled to begin shortly. Consequently, AeroWagon Package availability is scheduled to begin around January 1. Callaway AeroWagon Package Details The AeroWagon Package may be installed on either stock 2014 Corvettes or supercharged Callaway Corvettes. You don’t have to order a Callaway Corvette to take advantage of this unique styling. However, if you want a new, 610 bhp* Callaway Corvette, with or without the AeroWagon option, we’ll guide you through the ordering process…
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