Tag: racing

Indy 500 Winner Dario Franchitti Orders a New Corvette 427 Convertible

Here is an interesting Corvette spotted on the Boulevard inside the National Corvette Museum. It’s a 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible with the 60th Anniversary package. But as you can see, the Corvette is also wearing the same Indy 500 graphics that the 2013 Corvette ZR1 wore as the Pace Car for the Greatest Spectacle in

  Comments | By - December 14, 2012

Corvette Auction Preview: The Pizza Man Ready to Deliver at Mecum St. Charles

What’s been called the “World’s Fastest Six Cylinder Corvette” will be crossing the block next weekend at Mecum’s annual Fall Premier auction in St. Charles, IL. This iconic drag racer beat up on the competition from 1962 – 1971 with Earl Britt behind the wheel. Britt operated Earl’s Pizza Palace in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  Comments | By - October 17, 2012

Jeff Cleary’s 1967 LS7 Corvette Ready for the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational

So who’s your pick for America’s Ultimate Street Car? One possible contender for the title at this year’s highly anticipated OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational coming up in less than a month is this awesome 1967 Corvette owned by Jeff Cleary, whose creation has been featured on the cover of prominent magazines for years. Each

  Comments | By - October 11, 2012

Chevy Sonic Engineer John Buttermore Repeats SCCA National Championship

Back in May we told you about John Buttermore, the Lead Development Engineer on the Chevy Sonic program who also just happens to be the defending SCCA Touring 1 National Champion. Now make that the 2 –time defending National Champion. Buttermore recently piloted his Corvette to his 2nd consecutive Touring 1 National Championship during the

  Comments | By - September 25, 2012

Rick Hendrick Contributes $100,000 to the Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park

Rick Hendrick (L) with Corvette Museum Director Wendell Strode (R) A long-time friend has stepped up to the plate for the National Corvette Museum’s proposed Motorsports Park. Rick Hendrick recently made a $100,000 donation to the park through his Hendrick Automotive Group. Hendrick says he is proud to be associated with the track’s message of

  Comments | By - September 21, 2012

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