Tag: 24 Hours of LeMans

RIP “Marietta Bob” Johnson – “Everyman’s Corvette Racer”

The Corvette racing world lost another legend this month when Robert D. “Marietta Bob” Johnson passed away on May 7, 2012 at age 85. He earned the nickname “Marietta Bob” to differentiate him from his racing partner, “Columbus Bob” Johnson. They were named for their hometowns in Ohio. Marietta Bob didn’t start racing until he

  Comments | By - May 19, 2012

Awesome Video Celebrates 100 Years of Chevrolet Racing Heritage

Since its inauguration in 1911, Chevrolet has been a staple on the racetrack, having competed in every major contest over the past century. Chevrolet has also competed in the global market – having raced and won at illustrious venues such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Germany’s Nurburgring. In celebration of Chevrolet’s Centennial,

  Comments | By - November 6, 2011

“The Quest Documentary” Now Available on DVD

This Thursday, attendees of the Corvettes at Carlisle show can watch an encore screening of “The Quest“, the documentary about the Le Mans winning 1960 Corvette and its famous owners, Chip and Lance Miller. If you’re not able to make it Carlisle, the good news is you can still watch The Quest by ordering the

  Comments | By - August 22, 2011

1969 Greenwood Stars and Stripes Corvette Sells for $580,000

Last night the 1969 ZL-1 Greenwood Stars and Stripes Corvette that was campaigned at Sebring, Daytona and Le Mans crossed the auction block at RM’s Monterey auction. Early estimates of what this Corvette would sell for proved to be way off when the hammer dropped at $580,000. Corvette Report’s K.Scott Teeters watched the auction last

  Comments | By - August 20, 2011

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