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    Featured: Back to School: Learning the ZR1 at the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School
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    Pahrump, Nevada is a smallish city in the acute, southern tip of Nevada. The population is roughly 70,000 and most of it, when behind the wheel, sticks to the posted speed limits of anywhere between 25 and 45 miles per hour. At any given time, however, a handful of drivers will be doing well beyond those numbers. They are the temporary residents who have ...

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    2012 Chevrolet Corvette model year changes leak out?
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    General Motors may have been planned on keeping the changes to its 2012 Chevrolet Corvette close to the vest. In this Internet age, however, things often get out to the masses earlier than intended. There's nothing groundbreaking in store, but a few items are certainly noteworthy. We've already heard about the upcoming Centennial Edition Corvette, but ...

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    2012 Chevrolet Centennial Edition Corvette is all about racing history [w/video]
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    Chevrolet is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a fitting tribute to racing driver turned entrepreneur, Louis Chevrolet. The brand's founding father raced in four Indianapolis 500s from 1915 to 1919, and though he never managed a victory, his motorsports expertise helped guide his car company from the outset. In observance, the 2012 Chevrolet ...

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    Video: Hinson Motorsports releases own official vid of 230-mph twin-turbo Corvette crash
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    Over the weekend, we showed you a horrifying series pf pictures from Hinson Motorsports' 230-mile-per-hour crash at the Texas Mile. The tuner's twin-turbo Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was trying to break its own 224-mph standing-mile record for Corvettes when something went badly awry. Even now, nobody's quite sure what caused the nearly 2,000-horsepower ...

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    Video Update: Twin-turbo Corvette's incredible crash at 230 mph
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    Over the weekend, we told you about the Hinson Motorsports Chevrolet Corvette Z06 that flipped at a mind-bending 230 miles per hour. Amazingly, the driver wasn't seriously hurt, and we were happy to see that at least one enterprising camera man took photos of the wreck. But seriously, folks, if cars are going 230 miles per hour, someone should be ...

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    Twin-Turbo Corvette flips while going 230 MPH at Texas Mile
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    Hinson Motorsports was on its way to breaking another speed record this weekend at the Texas Mile when its twin-turbo Corvette Z06 took an off-track excursion. The combination of speed and grass didn't go over well, and the 'Vette turned over once before landing back on its wheels. Thankfully, the driver walked away from the wreck, a testament to the ...

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    Video: How the Chevy Corvette ALMS engines are built
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    The Chevrolet Corvettes that do battle in the American LeMans Series are, at first glance, acres removed from their street-dwelling cousins. Beneath the skin, though, the two cars are more similar than you might think, given their differing purposes. For starters, Chevrolet uses similar engine architecture for both cars. The ALMS Vettes use the exact ...

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    Video: MT five-figure supercar comparo pits Corvette Z06 vs. Shelby GT500 vs. GT-R
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    Motor Trend is on a quest to determine the best budget supercar. Ford, Chevrolet and Nissan stepped up to the challenge with the 2011 Shelby GT500, 2011 Corvette Z06 and 2012 GT-R. Total cost of the vehicles used in this 1,585-horsepower shootout? $244,290... or $37,040 less than the 570-horsepower $281,330 Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera we tested in ...

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    Video: Jay Leno throws his Corvette Z06 on the Real Car Simulator
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    A few years back, we wrote about the Drag Tag simulator setup in Australia. It allows you to use your own car in a virtual environment that simulates hundreds of locations. Time of day and weather conditions can change and the whole experience sounds like a fun way to waste a few hours. Jay Leno was recently paid a visit by the Tag simulator crew and ...

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    2011 Barrett-Jackson: 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Le Mans Racing Z06 *UPDATE: W/Video
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    Chevrolet certainly has created a few limited-edition vehicles in its time, and you can add this 2011 Chevrolet Corvette Le Mans Racing Z06 to that list. How limited is it exactly? The VIN plate reads #001... of one. Built to celebrate 50 years of Corvettes racing at Le Mans, this special Z06 wears special door numbers, a 50th Anniversary seal on the ...

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    Report: Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition to start at $90,960
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    General Motors unveiled the 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition at the 24 Hours of Le Mans back in March, and the special edition Z06 immediately piqued our interest. In addition to The General's free-breathing 7.0-liter V8, the Z06 Carbon gets our mouths watering with the addition of carbon fiber body panels, Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes and Magnetic ...

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    SEMA 2010: Chevrolet Corvette Z06X Concept is white hot glory
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    Chevrolet was kind enough to give us a sneak sampling of what the company has planned for SEMA 2010, and the star of the show looks to be the car you see above. Called the Corvette Z06X, the bruiser is effectively a race-ready behemoth with a host of suspension tweaks and a slew of weight-reducing materials on board. Built by the Corvette legends at ...

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    SEMA 2010: Chevrolet gets aggressive with two special Corvettes
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    Chevrolet is upping the ante at SEMA 2010 with the reveal of two new Corvette concepts – one focused on style and another ready to take to the track. The 2011 Jake Edition Concept (pictured right) takes the Corvette Racing team's mascot, and plasters the skull logo inside and out. The Jake Edition remains a concept as some accessories aren't ...

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    Video: Corvette engineers create ZR1 sunscreen?
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    Corvette engineers working on their own time have come up with a protective coat for the ZR1's carbon fiber weave. The sun's UV rays normally work their destructive magic on carbon weave, so Mark Voss, the ZR1's senior design engineer got together with his after-hours team to come up with a coating that would fulfill Chevrolet customer demands. Check out ...

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    Romeo Ferraris leaves Italy, comes back with a 667-hp carbon fiber Corvette
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    Think of the words Romeo and Ferraris and you're bound to think of Italian cars, right? Maybe so, but the two together form the name of an Italian tuning house. And while many of their subjects have been Italian themselves, Romeo Ferraris has been scoping out foreign territory as well. The latest is the Corvette Z06. And why shouldn't it be? The 'Vette ...

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    Chevrolet to let Corvette owners build their own engines - for a price [w/video]
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    Allowing customers to customize colors and materials has become a popular and profitable option for many automakers in the last several years. Most offer customers the opportunity to pick up their new ride at the factory and even watch it being built. For the 2011 model year, Chevrolet is going one step further by giving buyers of the Z06 and ZR1 the ...

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    Edmunds: long-term, real-world MPG update shows you can get just 26 mpg in a Prius
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    The good people over at Edmunds Inside Line maintain a fleet of test vehicles for their flogging pleasure. And they've just released the latest fuel economy numbers from their real-world tests. Not surprisingly, the 2004 Toyota Prius came in first place overall averaging 41.0 miles per gallon. What is surprising is that, while the Prius was able to ...

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    Report: GM prices 2011 Chevrolet Corvette range
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    The C6 Chevrolet Corvette has been around since the 2005 model year, but General Motors has made a point to keep its everyman sports coupe fresh with regular updates. For 2011, the big change is an upgraded Z06, with new Z07 and Carbon Fiber packages. One thing that isn't budging much for 2011 is price, as most versions of the Bowtie sports car have ...

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    GM prepping for 50th anniversary of Corvette at LeMans with one-off Z06
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    At next month's 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Chevrolet Corvette will celebrate its gold anniversary, having run the French race for the first time fifty years ago. The first party to mark the milestone will be this weekend at the will be marked by having the current Corvette racing team joined by 'Vettes and 'Vette drivers from the last fifty years at the ...

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    NHTSA reportedly investigating C5 Corvette over leaky fuel tanks
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    We don't need to tell you why a leaky fuel tank can be a big hazard. Something about flammable liquid seeping out from underneath a car raises a huge red flag, and now the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 33,000 2004 model year Chevrolet Corvettes over this very issue. According to The Detroit News, NHTSA has received 30 ...

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