Tag: racing

Paul Newman’s SCCA Corvette Headed to Auction

The last car raced by renowned actor Paul Newman will be one of the features at RM Auctions’ Amelia Island sale next month in Florida. As lot #130, Newman’s 2002 #83 SCCA Corvette racer will cross the block on March 10, 2012. Newman raced the car from 2003 to 2007 and was victorious in it

  Comments | By - February 15, 2012

Lew Stitely’s 1953 Corvette: “The Tijuana Taxi”

by Keith CornettCorvette Blogger Let’s kick off 2012 right with a morning burnout courtesy of Lew Stitely’s 1953 Corvette gasser dubbed the Tijuana Taxi. This classic first-year Corvette was doing its thing out at Beaver Springs Dragway in PA and the video features several awesome burnouts, dry hops and a nine second quarter-mile run! According […] More »

  Comments | By - January 3, 2012

LMR Claims Title as World’s Fastest Corvette ZR1

It was back in May that we brought you the news of Late Model Racecraft’s 1500 hp twin turbo Corvette ZR1 that ran 231 mph at the Texas Mile to claim the title as World’s Fastest Corvette in the Standing Mile. Not content to rest on their laurels, the Houston-based tuner has turned some wrenches

  Comments | By - December 19, 2011

Grand Entrance: Three New GRAND-AM Corvette DPs Test at Daytona

Three new Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototypes arrived in Daytona for two days of testing at the International Speedway as the GRAND-AM series prepares for its season opener at the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 28-29, 2012. Joining the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Corvette DP that made its public debut last month

  Comments | By - December 8, 2011

Bad Day at the Autocross: Corvette Driver Slams Sideways Into Curb

by John Coyle Corvette Forum Apparently, this driver had laid down some great times during earlier runs. But then the track and his tires cooled down… And then this happened. On first glace it doesn’t even look like he’s moving that quickly when when he nails the curb, but since the car goes up on […] More »

  Comments | By - November 28, 2011

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