NOVEMBER 2021 ISSUE PREVIEW VETTE VUES MAGAZINE

NOVEMBER 2021 ISSUE PREVIEW VETTE VUES MAGAZINE

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ORDER NOVEMBER 2021 ISSUE This is also available to members in our Digital Edition part of our website.  To become a member CLICK HERE. NOVEMBER 2021 BACK ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE, #600, Volume 50, Issue #4 6...Countdown to 50 9...Chevrolet Announces 2023 Corvette ZO6 Reveal Date 10...Astronauts and Corvettes: The Danny Reed Story 22...A Web-Based Review of C8 Body Kits: Part 1 33...Corvettes Brought Back to Life: 1962 Gulf Oil Racer 40...1968 Corvette ZL1 Stripe Mule 46... Keepin’ Track of Corvette Racing: 2021 Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion 50...Firemen Car-Guys 1964 Sting Ray Brought Back to Life! 61...Corvette Legend or Myth: Episode XXX 75...Model Scene 83...The Most Useful Tool in your Workshop? The Common Bench Vise 72...Business Card File 72...Corvette Events 85...Literature, Models, & Miscellaneous for Sale & Wanted 87...Corvette Parts for…
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DON’T MISS OUT ON THE 2023 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZO6 REVEAL

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE 2023 CHEVROLET CORVETTE ZO6 REVEAL

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SET YOUR WATCH: CHEVROLET ANNOUNCES 2023 CORVETTE Z06 REVEAL VIEWING DETAILS Press Release Dated 2021-10-20 DETROIT – In 8,600 minutes, professional basketball superstar, gold medalist, and avid car enthusiast, Devin Booker, and record-breaking performance builder and driver, Emelia Hartford, will join General Motors’ passionate engineers and designers to learn what it takes to create the all-new 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06. https://youtu.be/0I2EiacT0qQ “Putting the World on Notice,” an approximately 30-minute reveal film, will premiere on chevy.com/Z06 on Oct. 26, at 12 p.m. ET. Immediately following the film, Chevrolet will host a panel discussion featuring Corvette and third-party experts, who will share how the Corvette Z06 provides an unparalleled driver experience. ABOUT CHEVROLETFounded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world's largest car brands, available in 79 countries with more than 3.2…
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Corvette Racing Conquered One More First at VIR 2021

Corvette Racing Conquered One More First at VIR 2021

Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Corvette Racing conquered one more first at Virginia International Raceway Saturday, October 9, 2021. Corvette Racing took their third first-place victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the Michelin GT Challenge in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Antonio Garcia, Jordan Taylor, Nick Tandy, Tommy Milner Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy Corvette Racing at Virginia International Raceway 2021 Corvette Racing at Virginia International Raceway 2021 Below are the press releases: CORVETTE RACING AT VIR: Third Straight for Milner, Tandy, No. 4 C8.RGarcia, Taylor on cusp of GTLM title after runner-up finish ALTON, Va. (Oct. 9, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Nick Tandy and Tommy Milner took their third straight victory in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship by winning the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR on Saturday as the…
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2021 Final Corvette Production Numbers Now Accessible

2021 Final Corvette Production Numbers Now Accessible

2021 Corvette Information, C8 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Production Numbers, Corvette Specifications
The Chevrolet has released the final production numbers for the 2021 Corvette.  Find out final statistics on the favorite body style, colors, options, and accessories on the 2nd year edition of the C8 Corvette.  There is a downloadable pdf where you can examine the comprehensive list. 2021 Final Corvette Production Numbers Now Accessible Chevrolet has released the manufacture numbers showing how many 2021 C8 mid-engine Corvettes were built and the options breakdown.  We have a printable pdf you can download – the link is at the end of the article. There was a total of 26,216 2021 Corvette Stingrays manufactured at the GM Bowling Green Assembly plant in Kentucky.  In the first year for the 2020 C8 mid-engine Corvette, a total of 20,368 were produced. That means there are 5,848…
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GMC Corvette Set 16th Annual CorvetteFest 2021 Successful Fundraiser!

GMC Corvette Set 16th Annual CorvetteFest 2021 Successful Fundraiser!

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The GMC Corvette Set’s 16th Annual CorvetteFest 2021 event was held at the Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion in Orion Charter Township, Michigan, on September 4, 2021. This year’s event was a huge success as purchasers of items from the Silent Auction spent close to $5,000, all of which went to Leader Dogs for the Blind. GMC Corvette Set’s 16th Annual CorvetteFest 2021 Photos submitted by Madalon Blaszczyk Board Member, GMC Corvette Set The GMC Corvette Set’s 16th Annual CorvetteFest 2021 event was held at the Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion in Orion Charter Township, Michigan, on September 4, 2021.  The Village is a historic Michigan property and has many wonderful features and year-round family attractions. There are shops, places to dine, and beautiful grounds to enjoy…
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RESULTS ARE IN: CORVETTE IN THE TOP THREE FINALISTS FOR THE 2021 SEMA AWARD

RESULTS ARE IN: CORVETTE IN THE TOP THREE FINALISTS FOR THE 2021 SEMA AWARD

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SEMA announced finalists for the 2021 SEMA Award, a recognition presented to new vehicle models that provide the best platforms for customization. Corvette is once again recognized by the SEMA Show exhibitors of the Specialty Equipment Market Association. Members voted on new vehicle models that provided the aftermarket with the best platforms for customization and Corvette was recognized in the SEMA Car of the year finalists. Also sharing this category are the Ford Mustang and the Nissan GT-R. The winners will be announced at the event held November 2-5, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BELOW IS THE PRESS RELEASE DATED 10/06/2021 2021 SEMA AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED -- Awards recognize the industry's trend-setting vehicle models that are best for customization -- DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Oct. 6, 2021) – The Specialty Equipment Market…
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Corvette Racing at Long Beach: Another Victory for No. 4 C8.R

Corvette Racing at Long Beach: Another Victory for No. 4 C8.R

Corvette News and Archives, Corvette Racing News Current and Past
Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won their second straight race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach with the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Below are the press releases from that event. CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH 2021 PRESS RELEASE DATED SEPTEMBER 25. 2021 CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Another Win for No. 4 C8.RMilner/Tandy pairing comes out on top against Taylor/Garcia in Corvette street fight. LONG BEACH, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2021) – Corvette Racing’s Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won their second straight race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Saturday – a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in…
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CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA 2021: Latest Press Releases and Updates

CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA 2021: Latest Press Releases and Updates

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On Vette Vues blog page, we have compiled the latest Chevrolet press releases for Corvette Racing at Laguna Seca 2021. Corvette Racing's Tommy Milner and Nick Tandy won the GT Le Mans (GTLM) category of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R. Press Release: SEP 13 2021 Tommy Milner (left) and Nick Tandy, drivers of the #4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R celebrate their victory in the GTLM class Sunday, September 12, 2021 after winning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Hyundai Sports Car Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. (Photo by Richard Prince for Corvette Racing) CORVETTE RACING AT LAGUNA SECA: Long-Awaited Victory for No. 4 Corvette The #4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C8.R driven by Tommy Milner and Nick…
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1963 Corvette Split-Window Resto-Mod Goes to Houston Auction at No Reserve

1963 Corvette Split-Window Resto-Mod Goes to Houston Auction at No Reserve

Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
The inaugural Barrett-Jackson Houston Auction, held at the NRG Center, starts September 16, 2021, and runs through the 18th. We are going to look today at a stunning 1963 Resto-Mod that is going across the block at No Reserve! Lot #733 1963 CHEVROLET CORVETTE SPLIT-WINDOW CUSTOM COUPE Photo Credit: Barrett-Jackson The inaugural Barrett-Jackson Houston Auction, held at the NRG Center, starts September 16, 2021, and runs through the 18th.  As of this post, there are thirty awesome Corvettes registered for the Houston auction.  Today we are looking at Lot #733; a 1963 Corvette Split-Window Resto-Mod was completed in March 2021 by Jeff Hayes Customs.  It has the classic look of the mid-year Split-Window but with the technology of a newer chassis and new fuel-injected LS engine. This stunning Corvette is…
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The National Corvette Museum Names Sharon Brawner as New President and CEO

The National Corvette Museum Names Sharon Brawner as New President and CEO

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The National Corvette Museum Board of Directors has selected Sharon Brawner to serve as President and CEO of the National Corvette Museum. The National Corvette Museum Names Sharon Brawner as New President and CEO BOWLING GREEN, KY, September 1, 2021 – The National Corvette Museum Board of Directors has selected Sharon Brawner to serve as President and CEO of the National Corvette Museum. Brawner joins the National Corvette Museum, effective today, from Nashville, TN where she served as the longtime Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. NCM Board Chairman Glenn Johnson said “We are thrilled to announce that we have hired Sharon Brawner as President and CEO of the National Corvette Museum. Sharon possesses the necessary skills to expand the mission of…
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