A legend in the Corvette world for more than 50 years passed away last Tuesday in Newport Beach, Calif. Andy Porterfield first started racing Corvettes in 1957, and amazingly he was still racing them in 2012 at the age of 80! “Porterfield? Hell, he was racing Corvettes when I started,” racing icon George Follmer said
What happens when you love Corvettes and making motion pictures, too? Well, you’ve probably just entered the life of Michael Brown, who has become one of the best-known and most dedicated fans of Chevrolet’s fantastic sports car over the past few years. Of course, he produced The Quest that debuted to rave reviews last year.
If you’re looking for something to do with your Mega Millions winnings, we recommend heading to Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction coming up in May. There they will be offering this 1957 racer which was the first car to use Rochester Fuel injection backed by a 4-speed transmission. Racing history of the car includes duty at
It’s looking better and better for the National Corvette Museum’s plans to build a motorsports park to be used for high-performance driving and testing. The City-County Planning Commission voted 8-3 to allow the museum to rezone more than 400 acres of land near Porter Pike and McGinnis Road from Agriculture to Planned Unit Development, the
Chevrolet without Corvette? Sounds like coffee without cream to some folks, but believe it or not, at the turn of the century, General Motors was apparently considering the possibility of making Corvette a brand of its own, according to the recent recollections of Rick Kranz, product editor for Automotive News. In 2001, Kranz says he