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CORVETTE TODAY - Kevin Mackay Talks About The Cunningham Corvette & Bringing It Back To Life

In 1960, Briggs Cunningham took 3 Corvettes to France to race at Le Mans. After that race, the cars were brought back to the United States, put back to original and sold to consumers. The #3 car was recovered about put back to the way it was when it raced in 1960 at Le Mans and is owned by a private owner. https://youtu.be/_g_9Eah8pS8; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...FbtXiohpLYxLCh The car is owned by Bruce Meyers of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. But what happened to the car? After a long legal battle, Kevin Mackay from Corvette Repair in Long Island, New York, has been putting this historic Corvette back to it's original 1960 livery for the past year (after it was purchased by Briggs Cunningham's family at auction). Kevin comes back on CORVETTE TODAY to tell the story of the Cunningham Corvette and to tell you when and where you can see this car...with its two siblings! If you love the history of Corvette and its racing past, DO NOT MISS this episode of CORVETTE TODAY. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles Talks Everything E-Ray

Corvette Marketing & Brand Manager, Harlan Charles returns to CORVETTE TODAY with your host, Steve Garrett, to talk about the new 2024 Corvette E-Ray. https://youtu.be/3u0WMcgtnWI ; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...GToHlBAjuBPZxz. Harlan gives us an extensive overview is this revolutionary new Corvette and give us insight never heard before about the upcoming E-Ray. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Today News & Headlines: Late January, 2023

With the announcement of the 2024 Corvette E-Ray, your CORVETTE TODAY host Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger have a lot to tell you about !!! https://youtu.be/734VgDupTBI; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...UAAEX2obMOXMml
Plus, we get a possible glimpse into the Corvette future with Manny Katakis from Muscle Cars & Truck with what the C9 Corvette could look like. Besides the E-Ray, here are some of the other stories Steve and Keith will discuss....
1. Corvette beats the Porsche 911 as Consumer Reports most satisfying car to own.
2. GM delivers over 9,000 Corvettes in the 4th quarter of 2022
3. Corvette Racing debuts the GT3.R on January 27th at the Rolex 24
4. The Mecum Auction at Kissimmee sells the very first Corvette Sting Ray
5. The National Corvette Museum hosts exhibits to celebrate 70 years of Corvette
All the Corvette E-Ray news you want and need plus much more on next week's CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show!
Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, join the Facebook group, sign up for email notifications and shop in the Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteToday.com
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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

E-Ray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...rs-information
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 BUILD & PRICE: https://www.chevrolet.com/performanc...d-price/config
Z06 Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
Z06 Pricing Spreadsheet: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...9Chvp%E2%80%9D
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual: https://www.corvetteblogger.com/docs...ersManual.pdf; and,
https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...owner-s-manual
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
* COPMPLETE 2023 STINGRAY PRICING: https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...ion-Center.pdf
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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Amazing C7 Professionally Build Dragster

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  • Amazing C7 Professionally Build Dragster

    This is an amazing C7, both its looks and its capabilities!

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    Originally posted by CorvetteOnLine
    Small Tire Switch: Ken Quartuccio Jr. Set To Debut New C7 (By Brian Wagner)
    Outlaw 632 racer Ken Quartuccio Jr. set the performance standard in his immaculate 1969 Camaro for the class, and earned multiple event wins behind the wheel of his car. Intoxicated by the desire to go even faster, Quartuccio is moving up to the Radial vs The World and Outlaw 10.5 ranks with a beautiful C7 Corvette from Skinny Kid Race Cars. With initial testing done, Quartuccio is ready to see what the turbo life is all about with his slick new ride.

    Quartuccio, who owns a transportation company, has just always enjoyed anything mechanical. The self-described “traditional gear head” got his education in the classroom at a technical high school for all things automotive, but gut his racing education on the streets a youngster. Quartuccio has done more than just rip off low four-second passes in his Camaro, he’s made laps at a mecca of motorsports in Florida too.“I’ve been heads up racing the last 25 years. I had a chance to do road racing as well, and it’s exciting to run around Daytona at 200 mph, but I always come back to drag racing. I’d like to also point out to people that I’ve never bracket raced a day in my life and I never will,” Quartuccio says.

    You would think being so successful in the competitive Outlaw 632 ranks would be enough for Quartuccio, but he’s not wired to just do well at one thing. The thrill of trying something new and challenging attracted Quartuccio to try his hand at small tire racing. Donald Long’s Duck X Productions events at South Georgia Motorsports Park give Quartuccio the biggest stage in front of the most people to enjoy racing in an exciting fashion. Quartuccio plans to run his new Corvette in Outlaw 10.5 trim as much as possible since he can get plenty of racing in around the Northeast region of the United States.

    “I built the car around 10.5 rules with some influence from the Radial vs the World rules too, but my main focus will be running Outlaw 10.5. The goal is just to have fun racing this car. The Atomizer 10.5 series hits different tracks and I wanted to focus on races that were closer to home. We’ll definitely be running Radial vs The World and some NMCARadial Wars as well. Radial vs The World is the most exciting class out there and I love the feel of radials, so I want to be a part of that. We are focusing on Outlaw 10.5 because the only big Radial vs The World races are Duck’s, and I want to drive the car more than three times a year,” Quartuccio says.

    Being in the market for a top-shelf car, Quartuccio only had one shop on his list to call, Skinny Kid Race Cars. Keith Engling and the team at Skinny Kid were responsible for crafting Quartuccio’s Camaro, so it made sense to return to them for another piece of rolling art.

    “I have a close relationship with Skinny Kid’s Keith Engling – he’s the one who built my Camaro. I’ve always been a Chevy man, even when I did Trans Am racing, I was in a Camaro. Keith didn’t want to build another Camaro and I liked the aggressive look of a C7 so we went with that. It was also important to me that the car looked as close to how it came from the factory as possible,” Quartuccio explains.​​​​​​​
    To match the elegant looks of his new C7, Quartuccio decided he needed some brute force power. The most logical choice was a Proline Racing Stage 4 481X with all the bells and whistles.

    “We chose the 481X over the Hemi because I thought the long-term maintenance and reliability would be better for what we’re looking to do. I’ve raced nitrous my whole life, and my longtime friend of 20 years Jamie Miller wanted me to try something different. Jamie has been helping me for a while on the Camaro and this new car is just as much his baby as mine,” Quartuccio says.

    Continuing the trend of using high-end parts on this build, Quartuccio added an M&M Transmission two-speed transmission and lock-up torque converter to the driveline. The turbo system built by Skinny Kid uses a pair of Precision Turbo & Engine 88mm turbos, along with TiAL wastegates and blow off valves. Controlling all the car’s functions is a full FuelTech FT600 ECU system that was wired up by Johnathan Homier of Homier Fabrications.

    https://www.corvetteonline.com/news/...w-c7-corvette/
    2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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    Amazing car.

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    • #3
      Wow I'd love to drive this machine.
      2017 TR GS 2LT

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      • #4
        Definitely something I'd like to try once in my lifetime ....
        2022, 2LT Elkhart Blue ..

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