History of Project SledgeHammer

History of Project SledgeHammer

1988 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
Today on our blog we are looking at a video of the history of the Callaway Corvette SledgeHammer that Callaway Cars put up on the Facebook page. This street-legal Corvette remained the world's fastest car for 25 years making it the longest speed record holder. We are also looking back to 2013 when Reeves Callaway and the Callaway SledgeHammer were inducted into the Bloomington Gold Hall of Fame. 1988 Chevrolet Corvette © General Motors The Callaway Sledgehammer Corvette was built on a 1988 Chevrolet Corvette by Reeves Callaway to exceed all existing top speed records and as a showcase for Callaway’s industry-leading engineering expertise.  For years the Callaway Sledgehammer Corvette owned the World Record as the fastest street-driven car in the world. It set the record on October 26, 1988,…
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Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall

Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall

Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
In this blog post, we look back to Vette Vues Magazine's October 2013 issue when we covered the Bloomington Gold 2013 Great Hall. The cars, people, and history.  Special thanks to Bill Locke who organizes the Great Hall/Special Collections every year and Jack Doke who photoed the event for us. [caption id="attachment_4749" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bill Locke and Jack Doke at the Bloomington Gold Great Hall 2013. Bill Locke organizes the Great Hall and Jack Doke photos it for Vette Vues Magazine.[/caption] The cars inducted into the 2013 Great Hall® were chosen because of the performance highlights they represented, i.e. 1957 Fuel Injection, 1961 Gulf Racer, 1962 327 CID, 1963 Grand Sport, 1965 First Big Block, 1967 L88 Daytona Racer, 1987 Escort Series Racer, Callaway Corvette, C5 Z06 and the C6…
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