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Revealed: 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Race Car

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A new era in Chevrolet motorsports has started with the introduction of the Camaro ZL1 as the new race car for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Seven-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports, joined Mark Reuss, executive vice president of GM Global Product Development, to reveal the new race car at Chevrolet’s headquarters in Detroit.

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2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE: Most Track-Capable Camaro Ever

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The 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE establishes a new performance benchmark for Chevrolet as the company’s most track-capable Camaro ever. Taking the track-focused 1LE formula to an unprecedented level, the ZL1 1LE incorporates racing-based suspension and aero technologies, as well as exclusive Goodyear Eagle F1 Supercar 3R summer-only tires, in an extreme track performance package.

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2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Attacks the Nürburgring

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Chevrolet unleashed a time-attack video of the 2017 Camaro ZL1 lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife in a blistering 7:29.60. The new ZL1’s lap time is 11.67 seconds quicker than the previous ZL1’s fast lap.

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SeenThroughGlass Ep. 20 – Corvette Z06: a Letdown?

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The Corvette Z06. The quintessential American super car. Supermodel looks and top marks for crowd appeal. Superb handling. A sublime soundtrack that reverberates its quad exhaust so violently that it threatens avalanches and rock-slides when driving near mountains. A 6.2L V8 engine that blasts the beast from 0-60 mph (0-100 kph) in 3.1 second.

Who could possibly turn all of this down?

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SeenThroughGlass Ep. 19 – Corvette Z06 to Palm Springs

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Sam hops into a beautiful Corvette Z06 convertible, first to meet Matt Farah of the Smoking Tire, and then to zip down to Palm Springs for some rest. And zip he didn’t. Even with all of the Z06’s horses, a tolerable 1.5 hour drive became a torturous 4 hour crawl. Thank you L.A. rush hour…

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SeenThroughGlass Ep. 18 – Dream Cars in Dreamland

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Sam, the high-roller that he is, rolls out of Vegas in style to pay a visit to Lake Mead National Park. He’s with Gotham Dream Cars on their Exotic Driving Tour for a spectacular drive that he won’t soon forget. Oh, and part of the Exotic Driving Tour is that he gets to drive several exotic cars…

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Corvette Celebrates 100th Win and 60th 1-2 Team Finish

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Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner led a 1-2 class finish for Corvette Racing on Saturday with a GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory in the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. The victory was the 100th all-time for Corvette Racing – the first team in International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) history to accomplish the feat – and was the fifth win for the program at Lime Rock Park. Read more!