Tag: Le Mans

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 3


The Corvette’s assault on Le Mans was the all-consuming focus of the Corvette Racing Team and the marketing department wanted to  ensure that it was noticed by car buyers and enthusiasts. So aside from the informational advertisements run each month for the six months prior to the C5-R’s first appearance at the 24 hours of […] More »

  Comments | By - December 18, 2013

Corvette History through Ads: The C5R and Factory Racing, Part 2


Fifth generation Corvette sales were as successful as the factory backed Corvette Racing Team. The team raced in the American LeMans Series, a highly competitive venue that placed the Corvettes in competition with Ferraris, Vipers, Aston Martins and Porsches, with the objective of reestablishing the Corvette as the world’s preeminent performance car. After an absence […] More »

  Comments | By - December 11, 2013

C7.Rs Spotted Testing at Sebring


We heard that the Corvette Racing team was in Sebring for a private testing session this week and now pics have emerged showing the C7.Rs in camouflage on the familiar blue/white circuit in Central Florida. It’s amazing how much the race cars resemble the production versions and I sure can’t wait to see what they […]

  Comments | By - December 11, 2013

Rare Corvette Racers Headed to the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion


If you love historically significant Corvette racecars, it doesn’t get much better than the collection of six very rare cars that will be on display at the 2013 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Aug. 16-18. We all know Chevy takes the lessons it learns from racing and transfers that knowledge

  Comments | By - August 12, 2013

My Generation: The Price


by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 6-26-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission. Like many Corvette ?true believers? I watched the 24 Hours of Le Mans with hopeful anticipation that the Corvette team would somehow be able to add victory number eight to their impressive twenty first century record of class […] More »

  Comments | By - June 26, 2013

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