3D- Printed Parts Support Over 80,000 Miles of Chevrolet Racing

3D- Printed Parts Support Over 80,000 Miles of Chevrolet Racing

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Corvette C8.R, INDYCAR, Silverado race truck, and NASCAR Camaro equipped with 3D-printed parts. 2020-10-08 Two mid-engine Corvette C8.Rs debuted at Rolex 24 at Daytona on Jan. 25, 2020, each equipped with 75 3D-printed parts. DETROIT — 3D printing has taken on a powerful role in Chevrolet Motorsports, both on- and off-road. This season, the Corvette C8.R, INDYCAR, NASCAR Camaro, and Silverado race teams have accumulated more than 80,000 miles of competition in vehicles built with 3D-printed parts. “Chevrolet has a long history of technology transfer between our motorsports and production teams, and this is a perfect example of our approach,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance and Motorsports. “GM’s 3D-printing capability speeds up our learning cycles and, in turn, these racetrack experiences help our additive manufacturing team move…
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Garcia, Taylor Pace 1-2 Finish at Mid-Ohio for Corvette Racing

Garcia, Taylor Pace 1-2 Finish at Mid-Ohio for Corvette Racing

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Antonio Garcia and Jordan Taylor won for the fourth time this year in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the No. 3 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R at the GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory at the Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. CORVETTE RACING AT MID-OHIO: Garcia, Taylor Pace 1-2 Finish for Corvette C8.R Release Date: SEP 28 2020 • No. 3 Corvette C8.R takes fourth GTLM win of season• Chevrolet grows lead in Manufacturers Championship• Gavin, Milner come home second in No. 4 Corvette C8.R• Ninth class victory at Mid-Ohio for Corvette Racing Garcia and Taylor won the fourth time this year in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with the Corvette C8.R at the GTLM at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. LEXINGTON, Ohio (Sept. 27, 2020) –…
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October 2020 Issue Preview

October 2020 Issue Preview

Corvette Magazine Back Issues, Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Issue Preview
Today on our blog we are looking at the Vette Vues Magazine October 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! #589 Volume 49, Issue Number 3 ORDER BACK ISSUES Vette Vues Magazine October 2020 Vette Vues Magazine October 2020 issue is full of Corvette Features, Racing, History, Tech Articles, Advertisers, and Classified Ads.  The October 2020 issue starts with a unique one-off re-creation of the CERV-1.  This re-creation is drivable and looks like the original CERV-1. Lee Harris has an award-winning 1966 Corvette with the L72 427/425 Big-Block we take a closer look at. Have…
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Chip’s Choice 2020 Featured Bloomington Gold Benchmark Corvettes

Chip’s Choice 2020 Featured Bloomington Gold Benchmark Corvettes

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Chip's Choice 2020 featured Bloomington Gold Benchmark Corvettes at the annual Corvettes at Carlisle.  These Vettes are 95% unrestored and as-new condition collector cars. Corvettes at Carlisle is a must-see event for every Corvette owner.  It is held each year at the Carlisle Fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  This is the world’s largest Corvette event.  Although the COVID-19 had its effects on the event, there was still plenty to do and see.  One of the events held each year is the Chip’s Choice. Chip’s Choice was started by Chip Miller, co-founder Carlisle Events, who passed away in 2004 from a rare disease called Amyloidosis.  Since his passing, his son, Lance Miller, has taken charge of the special display in Building-T. (There was a fundraiser for the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation where…
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2021 WeatherTech Championship Schedule Released

2021 WeatherTech Championship Schedule Released

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The IMSA has released the provisional scheduled 12 weekends for the 2021 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season that will start in Florida and finish in Georgia. 2021 WeatherTech Championship Schedule Released: Jan. 22-24 – Roar Before Rolex 24 (DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD)Jan. 28-31 — Rolex 24 at Daytona (DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD)March 17-20 — Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring (DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD)April 16-17 — Long Beach (DPi, GTLM, GTD)April 23-25 — WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (DPi, LMP2, GTLM, GTD)May 14-16 — Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (DPi, LMP3, GTD)TBA — Detroit Belle Isle (DPi, LMP2, GTD) June 24-27 — Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen (DPi, LMP2, LMP3, GTLM, GTD) July 2-4 — Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (DPi, LMP3, GTLM, GTD)July 16-17 — Lime Rock Park (GTLM,…
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2020 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Cancellation Details

2020 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Cancellation Details

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The 2020 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals was Cancelled Due to COVID 19 Concerns by Governor Pritzker Limit on Indoor Events to 100 People or Less. As the Bloomington Gold event, which had been delayed, in Indianapolis, Indiana takes place this weekend, we get a press release from Bob Ashton, Manager of the MCACN event. Yet another Corvette show is canceled. Below is the Cancellation Details: Release: 9/11/2020 Due to ongoing safety and health concerns as well as the State of Illinois regulations, the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals team has determined that it is in the best interest of all involved to cancel the 2020 event, scheduled for November 21-22, 2020. “It is with a heavy heart that it is has been deemed necessary to make this tough decision” stated MCACN…
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Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Debuts on iRacing

Chevrolet Corvette C8.R Debuts on iRacing

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The Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, Corvette Racing’s first-ever mid-engine GT Le Mans challenger in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, is now available on iRacing. SEP 10 2020 DETROIT — The Chevrolet Corvette C8.R, Corvette Racing’s first-ever mid-engine GT Le Mans challenger in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, is now available on iRacing. As part of the 2020 Season 4 build, iRacers can purchase the new car to compete in events throughout the service, including iRacing’s IMSA Online SportsCar Championship. “Corvette Racing is on a roll this season with the C8.R, and we are excited for iRacing fans to experience the exhilarating mid-engine performance of this car in the virtual world,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance and Motorsports. “We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with Chevrolet as we…
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Nowicki Autosport Introduces Concept8 C8 Corvette Bespoke Carbon Fiber Door & Hatch Badge Package

Nowicki Autosport Introduces Concept8 C8 Corvette Bespoke Carbon Fiber Door & Hatch Badge Package

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Nowicki Autosport introduces a new portfolio of authentic carbon fiber restyling components for America’s Supercar, the C8 Corvette. The first component in the distinctive Concept8 collection is this carbon fiber badge package. CORVETTE C8 CONCEPT8 BESPOKE CARBON FIBER DOOR AND HATCH BADGE PACKAGE PHOTOS According to Nowicki Autosport founder, Jeff Nowicki, “Our Concept8 authentic carbon fiber badge package adds visual distinction to any C8. Our hatch badge is patterned after the factory badge and our door badges feature a unique radius engineered to match the curve of factory C8 Corvette doors.” Concept8 badges are manufactured from OE grade lightweight 3K twill carbon fiber along with vinyl ester-infused resin, for exceptional strength and appearance characteristics. Each is hand-polished for a deep, rich luster and includes premium automotive-grade adhesive. They are engineered…
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Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation Corvette Sweepstakes Winner Announced

Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation Corvette Sweepstakes Winner Announced

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With Over 52,000 Tickets to Pick From – One Lucky Winner Takes the Prize Carlisle, PA – In August 2019 Team Chevrolet came to Corvettes at Carlisle to showcase their brand new C8 Corvette.  That modern marvel would go on to be named the 2020 Motor Trend Car of the Year.  In addition to its spotlight enthusiast debut at Corvettes at Carlisle, the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation, in conjunction with Valley Chevrolet of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania announced that via a special Corvette Contest/Sweepstakes a C8 would be available and awarded in 2020. Amyloidosis Foundation Corvette Sweepstakes Winner Announced at 2020 Corvettes at Carlisle Fast forward one year and the CMAF is proud to announce the winner of the contest – Richard Kisthardt of Tucson, Arizona.  With more than a year of…
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Corvette Racing Wins Three for Three: No. 3 Corvette Gets Third Win of 2020 in IMSA GT Challenge at VIR

Corvette Racing Wins Three for Three: No. 3 Corvette Gets Third Win of 2020 in IMSA GT Challenge at VIR

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Congratulations to Corvette Racing for their third win in a row in the IMSA GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway in 2020! This makes three for three and another win for Garcia, and Taylor. This was also the third win for the No. 3 Corvette C8.R, and the team’s fourth straight win since the return to racing. Corvette's victory at VIR is the fourth consecutive for Corvette Racing for 2020. PRESS RELEASE: Third win for No. 3 Corvette C8.R, team’s fourth straight since return to racing CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Another Win for Garcia, Taylor Third win for No. 3 Corvette C8.R, team’s fourth straight since return to racing Third win of the year for the 3 car, and fourth in a row for the C8.R. in 2020. ALTON, Va.…
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