Category: C5

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 3

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The Corvette’s assault on Le Mans was the all-consuming focus of the Corvette Racing Team and the marketing department wanted to  ensure that it was noticed by car buyers and enthusiasts. So aside from the informational advertisements run each month for the six months prior to the C5-R’s first appearance at the 24 hours of […] More »

  Comments | By - December 18, 2013

MotorWeek Track Tests the 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray

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This past summer when the C7 Corvette was let loose on the automotive media, MotorWeek got its first drive in the new Stingray; however, like 99.9 percent of reviewers, they wanted more, so Chevrolet recently handed MotorWeek the keys to the C7 for some more in-depth testing — i.e. track testing. Check out the video below to […] More »

  Comments | By - December 16, 2013

Corvette of the Week: a Black-on-Black C5

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CF member ktlocklear and his wife are bringing new meaning to the phrase “power couple” by tracking their 2004 black-on-black Z06.  I will not try to contain my jealousy over how much fun they must be having. In order to make the Corvette even more track capable, ktlocklear “pulled the painful trigger on a StopTech […] More »

  Comments | By - December 13, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 2

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Fifth generation Corvette sales were as successful as the factory backed Corvette Racing Team. The team raced in the American LeMans Series, a highly competitive venue that placed the Corvettes in competition with Ferraris, Vipers, Aston Martins and Porsches, with the objective of reestablishing the Corvette as the world’s preeminent performance car. After an absence […] More »

  Comments | By - December 11, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 1

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For the next few weeks, Corvette History through Ads will focus on one of the most important parts of the Corvette’s history; so important in fact that Chevrolet devoted most of their advertising budget (other than a few ads promoting the new Fixed Roof Coupe in 1999 and the Z06 in 2001) telling its story. […] More »

  Comments | By - December 4, 2013

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