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The race was delayed 27 minutes

The race was delayed 27 minutes.

First Drive

You knew it would be fast, but this Vette plumbs the extremes

I was shook. I've driven a lot of racetracks in a lot of exotic cars. But lately I haven't been on track as often as I would like. And my most recent foray on a very wet circuit left me feeling unacceptably slow. Cobwebby. So a first drive of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 at Road Atlanta was bringing on a set of nerves.

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Prepare to waste some time building the ZR1 of your dreams

The Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 configurator goes live, offering cheap and expensive thrills.

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A performance evolution through four generations

Autoblog surveys the past and present of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1.

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It's also going to have loads of carbon fiber trim

ZR1 will let you row your own, or not.

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We spotted another car out and about.

Take a look at the hood.

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Someone was getting an early start on the Woodward Dream Cruise.

The driver was cruising down the road without a care in the world.

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There's a joke in here somewhere.

Our bet is on a DOHC V8.

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That's a long time, but not if you're keeping two new cars under wraps.

This might hide the restructuring and retooling for the new mid-engine Corvette.

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Expect same 700-horsepower-plus engine as the coupe.

Like other convertible prototypes, this one has the small wing.

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Seeing the two side by side shows a lot of similarities in the cabin and some major differences.

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That bulge in the hood is likely concealing a big supercharger.

We expect the ZR1 to be the most powerful production vehicle ever from Chevrolet.

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Commodore GTS-R W1 could get the supercharged LS9.

The last HSV-branded Commodore is poised to be the greatest one ever.

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Because the Z06 doesn't even hit 200 mph.

Rumors of a C6 ZR1 successor have been around for years. It seems the company currently testing a heavily camouflaged ZR1-esque mule.

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As you may have heard, Motor Trend recently threw the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the 2013 SRT Viper at each other. And while it was somewhat shocking to hear that the aging ZR1 actually managed to narrowly walk away as the winner of this particular scrap, something else interesting happened during the dust up. Motor Trend called on pro driver Randy Pobst to thrash the two bruisers around Laguna Seca, and thrash he did. Pobst managed to bolt out a time of 1:33.70 in the ZR1, besting the old

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Diners, Drive-ins and Dives persona Guy Fieri is making more news with garages these days than kitchens. The Food Network host, who recently had his Lamborghini Gallardo stolen and then recovered in a teen's storage container, has been selected to drive the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 pace car at the Indy 500 this year.

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