Tag: racing

Michelin Presents Wallpaper Wednesday: The ZR1’s Racing Pedigree

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Until we get confirmation of the C7 Z06’s performance madness, the C6 ZR1 still remains the high water mark of Corvette performance. The ZR1’s capabilities were helped in no small part to all the data and experience acquired in the Corvette Racing program. This week’s Wednesday wallpaper pays homage to a major component of what made the C6 ZR1 great: its racing pedigree.

  Comments | By - April 30, 2014

Big Brother is Timing You: How Much Tech is Too Much?


Is it just me, or does anyone else on this site miss the days of working on their own cars? One inherent trait of being an automobile enthusiast is that we were “allowed” to tinker. For instance, doing something as simple as changing the oil or transmission fluid used to bring such joy. “Miss a […] More »

  Comments | By - January 15, 2014

Corvette of the Week: Lydia, the Transgender C2

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This week’s Corvette of the Week comes our way thanks to the creativity CF member Poorhousenext had to employ in order to give Lydia, his C2, the curves her body needed to fit over wider tires and wheels. He refers to his 1964 as transgender due to all the “plastic surgery” she needed to achieve […] More »

  Comments | By - January 3, 2014

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

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