Tag: Vette

Tech Thursday: C5 Brakes

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Brakes Why Mod? The answer to this should be obvious. Upgrading your brakes can allow you to stop more quickly, in a shorter distance and decrease fade in racing or heavy, continued use applications (ie canyon runs). The brake system is composed of the master cylinder, brake fluid, brake lines, discs (also called rotors), calipers, […] More »

  Comments | By - December 19, 2013

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

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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

2014 Corvette Stingray Named as Top 3 Finalist for the North American Car of the Year

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The odds are getting better with each passing day that the new Corvette Stingray could be named the 2014 North American Car of the Year. In July, the Stingray was one of 47 vehicles (including nine from General Motors) to be nominated as finalists for 2014 North American Car and Truck/SUV of the Year. In […]

  Comments | By - December 17, 2013

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

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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

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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

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