More than 1,000 Corvette enthusiasts turned out at the National Corvette Museum to help celebrate the announcement of Michelin’s tire sponsorship of the new NCM Motorsports Park. The global company, which has had a rich history with Corvette over the past decade, has inked a three-year deal with the Museum that will include product displays and three major events at the new race track.
by John Coyle Corvette Forum Sad news to end the week. Carroll Shelby died in Dallas yesterday after a long illness. He was 89. Over the course of his life, the brash Texan had been a chicken farmer, test pilot and factory race driver for Allard, Maserati and Aston Martin. But he’ll be remembered best […]
by John Coyle Corvette Forum First, let me say that I’m not in favor of people getting killed because of “unintended acceleration.” Nobody likes getting killed. But even though the big brains over at NASA weren’t able to find any fault with Toyota in those cases, the NHTSA wants automakers to install Accelerator Control Systems, […]
by John Coyle Corvette Forum This is the kind of thing I really hoped was a joke. I seriously can’t believe that Lamborghini is going to build an SUV. If it was something like the LM002, I might have been able to stomach it. But I almost had a stroke when I saw this piece […]
by John Coyle Corvette Forum When you’re an editor of anything, you get massive amounts of press releases. It was true when I was writing about rock music, and now that I write about cars, it’s even more true. To make anything stand out of this unending torrent of media alerts, you have to work […]