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Got the Corvette Blues? Show Up to Carlisle and Show Them Off

The Corvette has been produced since 1953. Over the course of its seven decade production, 34 total shades of blue have been produced. It started in ’54 with Pennant Blue and has evolved through the years to Carlisle Blue (see above), a color named in honor of Corvettes at Carlisle and the 30th anniversary of […] More »

  Comments | By - June 15, 2011

Chevy and Indy 500 Celebrate 100 Years of Shared History

The 1978 Indy 500 Official Pace Car On May 30, 1911, Arthur Chevrolet competed in the inaugural Indianapolis 500. One hundred years later, a Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible will lead the 2011 Indianapolis 500, as the car maker and iconic race celebrate their Centennial anniversaries ? and start the countdown for Chevrolet’s return to IndyCar […] More »

  Comments | By - May 19, 2011

A Brief History of the Corvette Emblem

While the Corvette emblem has changed with each new generation of Corvette, there is one mainstay that holds true: the crossed flags design sporting the checkered finish line flag. The original logo was designed in 1953 for the premiere of the first Corvette. Original Logo The original Corvette logo was designed in 1953 by Robert […] More »

  Comments | By - May 9, 2011