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    Monterey: Corvette C7.R makes a camo'd debut run at Laguna Seca
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    This year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion was a Corvette-heavy affair, to be certain. Corvette had a giant pavilion to show of its spanking new C7 Stingray along side examples of each of the other six past cars, and the 2014 'Vettes were also running demonstration laps on the track between ...

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    Monterey: Chevrolet puts seven generations of street and racing Corvettes on display
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    Chevrolet is already the featured car the Monterey Motorsports Reunion races, but it's also aiming to make a big splash outside the track. The Bow Tie has put all seven generations of production and racing Corvettes up to the C7 (which of course, doesn't have a racer based on it yet) on display ...

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    Official: Callaway developing C7 Corvette for FIA GT3 [w/video]
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    Since 2006, Callaway Competition has been turning the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 into the Z06.R GT3 race car, and in seven years, it has become the most successful team in the series. It will strive to continue that streak, the firm having just announced that Chevrolet has approved it to develop and ...

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    Video: Watch how Corvette Racing's new collision-avoidance radar system works
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    When it comes to technology used in racecars, we generally expect it to trickle down to production cars, not the other way around. Well, Pratt & Miller has developed a new rear-facing radar that operates in a similar fashion to what we're used to in modern blind spot detection systems, only ...

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    Video: Watch a night lap at Le Mans in an Audi R18 e-tron
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    If you have a hard time fathoming what it must be like to drive in a 24-hour endurance race, you're going to want to watch the video after the break. You'll see an Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the fastest cars on the race track at Le Mans, by a smidge, over the similarly hybrid-powered Toyota ...

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    Official: 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype unveiled
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    It's not every day that we get to feast our eyes on a new Corvette, and even if this isn't the much-anticipated C7, well, at least this one is in the here and now. This 2012 Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype will race in the Grand-Am Road Racing Series next season, making its competitive debut ...

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    Video: See the streets of Long Beach through the eyes of Corvette Racing
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    Corvette Racing went into the ALMS round in Long Beach, California ready for a fight. Coming off of the long grind that is 12 Hours of Sebring, the two-hour slam around a concrete-lined street course promised a new challenge for the team and drivers. As promised, the race was a hard fight, ...

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    Video: Corvette racing series, Episode 3: Sebring
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    Corvette Racing managed to snag third and fourth place in GT2 at the ALMS 12 Hours of Sebring, beginning a much-anticipated racing season for Chevrolet. Now the team has released the third installment in its coverage of the buildup to the season and Corvette Racing's fortunes. Sebring proved to ...

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    Video: Chevrolet takes it easy on the competition with Corvette ZR1 ad
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    We've seen plenty of luxury sports cars that are later tuned for the 12 Hours of Sebring. Porsche, Ferrari and BMW all do it, and so does General Motors with its Corvette Racing team. So why do the advertising types at GM feel it necessary to talk up their car at the expense of the ...

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    SEMA 2010: Chevrolet gets aggressive with two special Corvettes
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    2011 Chevrolet Corvette Concept Cars – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Series Episode 8: Cascade engineering
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    Episode eight of the Corvette Racing series is up and this installment delves into what the team calls "cascade engineering." It covers some of the same ground we discussed back in March when we toured the Pratt & Miller race shop where the C6.Rs ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Episode 7 - Le Mans pre-race activities
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    Corvette Racing drivers in the Le Mans parade – Click above to watch video after the jump
    After reviewing this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans in the previous episode of the Corvette Racing video series, the latest installment looks at the off-track activities that preceded the race. Once the ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Episode 6 - 2010 Le Mans recap
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    Episode six of the Corvette Racing Track to Street series went up this week and as expected, it's a recap of what went down at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last month. 2010 marked the 50th anniversary or the American sports car's first appearance at the French endurance race and a parade of 50 'Vettes ...

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    Le Mans 2010: To finish first, first you must finish
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    #1 Peugeot 908 powers through the night at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's the most important axiom of motorsports: If your car isn't running at the checkered flag, it really doesn't matter how fast you run. Nowhere is that more true than at Le Mans. The field that ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Episode 5: Fifty years of Le Mans
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    Corvette Racing team celebrates 50 years at LeMans – click above to watch the video
    When General Motors' Corvette Racing team hits the track at Le Mans this weekend, Chevrolet will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of a Corvette's appearance at the 24-hour race. Before everything was ...

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    Video: Corvette and the Green X Challenge, making the C6.R faster and greener
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    Episode four of the Corvette Racing video series is out, with a focus on the Michelin Green X Challenge and how it's helping to make the C6.R both faster and more efficient. We already knew that the Corvette C6.R has been running on cellulosic E85 for ...

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    GM prepping for 50th anniversary of Corvette at LeMans with one-off Z06
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    Corvette celebrates 50 years at Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Series Episode 3 - From the track to Z06 Carbon
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    Chevrolet has just released the third installment in its ongoing series on the Corvette Racing program. One of the main justifications behind the program has been the technology transfer between the track and street versions of the Corvette. This ...

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    Video: Corvette Racing Series Ep. 2: 2010 12 Hours of Sebring
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    "As long as we stay on the track, don't run into anybody and the pit stops are good..." were the famous last words of Dave Binks, Corvette Racing crew chief. He spoke these words on the afternoon of Friday, March 19 following qualifying for this year's ...

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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring goes into the books [SPOILER ALERT]
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    2010 12 Hours of Sebring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first of nine races that comprise the 2010 American Le Mans Series is now in the history books, as the 12 Hours of Sebring came to a conclusion under the cover of darkness Saturday night. For those of you who still have ...

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