Tag: Jim Mero

Nurburgring Lap Times, Jim Mero and the 2014 Corvette Stingray


Over the last two weeks we’ve seen a couple videos of the 2014 Corvette Stingray working out on the Nurburgring. One of our posts on Facebook wondered aloud if GM vehicle dynamics engineer and Corvette Track Rat Jim Mero was in Germany. Based on these photos from Chevrolet Europe, we believe the answer is yes. […]

  Comments | By - September 18, 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray Performance Estimates Revealed


Chevrolet released the performance estimates this morning for the all new 2014 Corvette Stingray and we guarantee that these numbers will sure make a lot of folks happy! We’ve been told that new “base” Stingray would be right up there in C6 Z06 territory and it looks like that claim is mostly spot on! Equipped

  Comments | By - June 21, 2013

C7 Corvette Chassis Development Seminar from 2013 NCM Bash

The opening seminar at the 2013 National Corvette Museum’s Bash Event was the C7 Corvette Chassis Development with Mike Bailey and Jim Mero. Bailey talks about the design and engineering aspects of the new chassis while Mero’s focus was test driving to tune and refine the driving experience. We’re starting to get into the wonkish

  Comments | By - May 3, 2013

[VIDEO] A Trio of 2014 Corvette Stingrays Caught Testing in Arizona

Check out this video of the three 2014 Corvette Stingrays testing in Arizona. You can hear an exclamation followed by a few expletives from the driver when he first views the Stingrays and then he follows them into a parking lot and strikes up a conversation with the drivers. First of all, you can’t help

  Comments | By - January 24, 2013

Milford Proving Ground: Hot Lap in a Corvette ZR1!

Last week, attendees to the NCRS National Convention had the opportunity to visit GM’s Milford Proving Grounds. One of the highlights of the visit was an opportunity for a hotlap in a Corvette ZR1 with Jim Mero, the GM test driver who piloted the Yellow Corvette ZR1 around the Nurburgring in 7:19.63.

  Comments | By - August 3, 2011

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