Corvettes at Carlisle: Meet the Original American Idol
I was checking out the strong lineup of 2012 Corvettes at the Kerbeck Corvette tent when I saw EX-122 sitting in the center, surrounded by her much younger siblings. The Corvette that appeared in the extravigant Motorama display at the Waldof Estoria in January 1953 was now under a tent at a fairgrounds in Pennsylvania.
For those that weren’t able to attend this year’s Corvettes at Carlisle show, here is the video from Friday of GM’s Corvette Team doing a walk-around of the 2012 Corvettes. Although many have seen these presentations at different shows and races around the country, we can always glean some new information from the team. The
Corvettes at Carlisle provided GM’s Corvette Team the perfect backdrop to show off some new accessories, especially on the show’s new namesake color, the 2012 Corvette Grand Sport in Carlisle Blue. Shown on the Grand Sports were the new Torque 2 wheels and a stripe package which can be ordered at Chevy dealers through the
by John CoyleCorvette Forum Back in 2007, a freak storm pounded Corvettes at Carlisle, downing tents, damaging vehicles and injuring over a dozen people. So with Hurricane Irene closing in on the Eastern seaboard, it’s no wonder Forum members are watching the weather. Senior Member 9vette91 has already canceled his trip, and Senior Member EB […] More »
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 »