Tag: racing

Final Battle of 2011 ALMS Season: Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta!

by John CoyleCorvette Forum October 1st, the teams of the American Le Mans Series will do battle for the final time this season. Road Atlanta will play host, and the drivers will lap the storied circuit for ten hours or 1000 miles, whichever comes first. For the uninitiated, there’s nothing that approaches the excitement?and heartbreak?of […] More »

  Comments | By - September 27, 2011

1969 BFG Stars & Stripes ZL1/L88 Racer Finds New Home!

Remember John Greenwood’s 1969 BF Goodrich Stars and Stripes ZL1/L88 racer that sold at RM’s Monterey auction for $638,000? Purchased by Terry Michaelis of Proteam Corvette, the ’69 BFG Corvette recently made its way home to the company’s Napoleon, Ohio facility. The former Le Mans race car will be the centerpiece of Proteam’s L88 collection

  Comments | By - September 23, 2011

Five Tips for Taking it to the Track

by Eric YeeCorvette Forum Corvettes, especially the C4 and later gens, are among the best handling cars ever made. And the best way to experience their limits in a safe manner is on a track or autocross course. But for a novice things can be a bit intimidating. My first high-performance driving event started during […] More »

  Comments | By - September 22, 2011

Wrestling a Classic ‘Vette Around Silverstone

by John CoyleCorvette Forum Racing any kind of vehicle, whether it’s a GT-car in ALMS, a NASCAR at Daytona or a ferocious MotoGP machine, is a workout. That said, today’s cars are exponentially easier to pilot than the monsters of yesteryear. Want an example? Then check out this video of driver Christian Dick literally wrestling […] More »

  Comments | By - August 25, 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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