1971 Corvette to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary

1971 Corvette to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary

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1971 Chevrolet Corvettes A 1971 LS6 Corvettes Convertible went to Auction… January 15, 2021 - Updated January 17, 2021 The 1971 Corvette is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year (2021). Today we'll look at the history, one that just went to auction as well as a special event display featuring the LS6 1971 Corvettes. Due to government regulations, the muscle car era would soon be ending. However, there were still many options in 1971 if you were in the market for a performance car, but the Chevrolet Corvette was the top choice for many buyers. The 1971 Corvette was manufactured in St. Louis, Missouri. 1971 Coupe or Convertible? "Eighteen years of Corvette has taught us a lot." a 1971 Corvette advertisement. (Image courtesy of GM Media) You could opt for…
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[Video] TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR

[Video] TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR

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The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story – Part 2 - Engineering Chevrolet released (January 4, 2021) the second chapter of its two-part documentary: “Revolution: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story.” This episode follows the Corvette engineering team’s journey to build a supercar for every day – with superior ride comfort on the highway and well-balanced handling on the track – while also chronicling the rigorous performance testing process at the most demanding track in the world. Filmed on location at GM Test Center Nürburgring GM Test Center Nürburgring TEAM’S JOURNEY TO BUILD THE MID-ENGINE SUPERCAR https://youtu.be/VLIc2rzwYTg In this video you will hear from the following engineers and Former Corvette Racing Driver: The Mid-Engine Corvette Development Story - Part 2 Tadge Juechter - Executive Chief EngineerMichael Petrucci - Corvette Lead Development EngineerKen Morris -…
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JANUARY 2021 VETTE VUES MAGAZINE ISSUE PREVIEW

JANUARY 2021 VETTE VUES MAGAZINE ISSUE PREVIEW

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Today on our blog we are looking at the Vette Vues Magazine January 2021 issue. We are looking at the articles that our Corvette magazine subscribers are enjoying again this month. Vette Vues Magazine is a print publication and sold by subscription only. We started in 1972 and have enjoyed continuous monthly publication ever since! ORDER BACK ISSUES ORDER JANUARY 2021 BACK ISSUE 592 Volume 49, Issue Number 6    5...Chip's Choice 2020 13...Tommy and Melissa Noel's 1961 Corvette Restomod 24...Rick Hoback's Record-Setting Corvette 32...Corvette Legend or Myth - Episode - XXIII 36...The Art of Metal Finishing/Corvette 41...Corvette Brought Back to Life 62...Another Plastic Fantastic!  How Mock-Up Motors can Save you Time and $$$ 70...Keepin' Track of Corvette Racing    A.) Corvette Racing Team 2nd Place Finish at 2020 Petit…
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Corvettes From Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Florida Goes to Auction

Corvettes From Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Florida Goes to Auction

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After fourteen years in Punta Gorda, Muscle Car City owner Rick Treworgy has decided to close the doors of his museum. There are 48 Corvettes and Corvette memorabilia going to be auctioned at no reserve! In addition to the Corvettes to add to your collection, there will be a Corvette Mini Car, Corvette Bennett Gas Pump, 1953 Corvette Pedal Car, and two Corvette Gibson Electric Guitars. The list of Corvettes is at the end of the article. After 14 years in Punta Gorda, Muscle Car City owner Rick Treworgy has decided to close the doors of his museum of around 200 GM muscle cars. Photo courtesy of Muscle Car City Rick Treworgy announced his closing on the Muscle Car City's Facebook page. Muscle Car City closing, Word is spreading like…
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Oshkosh Corporation to Acquire Pratt Miller

Oshkosh Corporation to Acquire Pratt Miller

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Strengthens key technologies and strategic growth opportunities December 15, 2020 04:17 PM Eastern Standard Time Oshkosh to acquire Pratt Miller OSHKOSH, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pratt Miller, which specializes in advanced engineering, technology, and innovation across the motorsport and multiple ground vehicle markets, for a cash-free, debt-free purchase price of $115 million. Additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pratt Miller will maintain its name, team members, facilities, and branding elements. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in New Hudson, Mich., Pratt Miller brings over 30 years of experience solving its customers’ most complex and technical challenges. Led by its world-class engineering and motorsports heritage, Pratt Miller has…
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Corvette Racing’s Doug Fehan Steps away After 25 Years

Corvette Racing’s Doug Fehan Steps away After 25 Years

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Drivers at Corvette Racing have come and gone over the past years. But Doug Fehan, who started with the General Motors racing program in 1988, has led the team since 1996 is now stepping down. In total, Doug led the program to fourteen team championships, thirteen manufacturers' and drivers' titles, and 113 race victories. Today we share with you the Press Release dated December 16, 2020: Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan Stepping Down Doug Fehan Steps Away After 25 Years With Corvette Racing Began as program manager for storied Chevrolet road-racing operation in 1996 DETROIT (Dec. 16, 2020) – Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan is stepping away from his position following the team’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. Fehan started with GM Racing in 1988 and worked on…
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2020 Final Production Numbers

2020 Final Production Numbers

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C8 Corvette at Hendrick City Chevrolet owned by Leighton H Emory The final production of the 2020 C8 Corvette is scheduled to continue during the first days of December 2020. GM has already closed the books on final order changes and the museum has published the final production numbers. The final production of the 2020 C8 Corvette is scheduled to continue during the first days of December. You can read more blog posts about the 2020 Corvette HERE. The 2021 Corvette is scheduled to start production on December 8, 2020. GM has already closed the books on final order changes and the museum has published the final numbers. Check out the charts below... You can see the details below of the six-page stats. For a quick look, there was 20,368…
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December 2020 Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview

December 2020 Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview

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Today on our blog we are looking at the Vette Vues Magazine December 2020 issue. We are looking at the articles that our Corvette magazine subscribers are enjoying again this month. Vette Vues Magazine is a print publication and sold by subscription only. We started in 1972 and have enjoyed continuous monthly publication ever since! ORDER BACK ISSUES Vette Vues Magazine December 2020 Issue Preview ORDER DECEMBER 2020 BACK ISSUE #591 Volume 49, Issue Number 5    5...Corvettes at Carlisle  13...Light Painting Photography  18...1953 Corvette Cutaway 003  22...1970 Corvette Stingray Coupe  31...UN-Real ’57 Corvette  36...The Balad of "Nasty Red"  47...Dave Heinz Widebody-Dillon Chassis C4 - IMSA  52...3D Printing  58...Corvette Legend or Myth & Zora's Marque of Excellence: Episode XXII  65...Keepin' Track of Corvette Racing            A. Callaway Competition Suffers Another DNF at Hockenheim            B.…
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CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: RESPECT TO THE BUMPS

CORVETTE RACING AT SEBRING: RESPECT TO THE BUMPS

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GTLM championship program closes out first year with mid-engine Corvette C8.R Corvette Racing; Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring in Sebring, FL; November 14, 2020; Corvette C8.R #3 driven by Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor and Nicky Catsburg; CorvetteC8.R #4 driven by Oliver Gavin, Tommy Milner, and Marcel Fässler (Richard Prince/Chevrolet Photo) SEBRING, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2020) – Corvette Racing endured a tough close to its championship-winning season at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday, but it ended 2020 with a tremendous level of success in the first year of the mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette C8.R.  A pair of suspension issues relegated the two Mobil 1/SiriusXM Corvette C8.Rs to fifth- and sixth-place finishes in the final race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. It didn’t take anything away from the…
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1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

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Today on our blog we will share some photos of the 1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at the 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle event in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Corvettes at Carlisle 2020 will be remembered for a long time for those who attended. It was a very unusual event because of COVID-19. Many regular Corvette enthusiasts chose not to attend this year. But, for those of use who did, there were still plenty of gorgeous Corvette to enjoy. 1970 Corvettes 50th Anniversary Display at Corvettes at Carlisle 2020 This year the 1970 Corvette was celebrating its 50th anniversary. Bob Cook brings us our photo coverage of this once in a lifetime special display. (You can read about Chip's Choice Display at the 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle show Here.) The 1970 Corvette is…
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