Motor Trend Flogs the 2012 Z06 Centennial Edition at Laguna Seca!
by John CoyleCorvette Forum The intro to this video says that while the Z06 doesn’t have the power of the 638HP ZR1, some people argue it’s the better driver’s car. Personally, I think that without some serious training, the vast majority of drivers will never be able to approach the performance limits of even a […] More »
Photo by Richard Prince/GM Racing One of the benefits of the American Le Mans Series new television deal with ESPN is the ability to watch previous races and qualifying sessions from the ALMS video archive. Having missed Friday’s live ESPN3 feed, I pulled up a replay of the practice/qualifying session for the inaugural Baltimore Grand
The inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix lived up to expectations as tight corners and limited passing opportunities turned the streets into a gunfight. Things were real interesting from the start as Corvettes battled BMW, Porsche and Ferrari in the shadows of Camden Yard and the USS Constitution moored in Baltimore’s Harbor. Would Saturday’s result help Corvette
by John CoyleCorvette Forum Last week, I posted about Translogic’s piece on the history of Chevy’s small-block V8, and I still find host Bradley Hasemeyer?and the name of the series, actually?kind of annoying. But they’ve certainly been turning their attention to some great subjects lately, and I like this segment about the General’s halo car. […] More »
Software, Simulations, and Experience Prepare Corvette Racing for Inaugural Baltimore Race BALTIMORE, Aug. 31, 2011 – Before the first practice session at the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix begins, Corvette Racing’s twin Compuware Corvette C6.R race cars will already have made dozens of laps on the downtown street circuit – thanks to sophisticated computer simulations. The