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[ August 22, 2001 ]
Setting the Pace
To legions of fans around the world, the Indianapolis 500 is racing's greatest spectacle. And to anybody with something to sell, it is a staggeringly powerful marketing tool. That fact has not gone unnoticed by automobile manufacturers who pay dearly for the honor of providing the race's pace car.
Read from Corvette Magazine

[ August 22, 2001 ]
Taj Garage
Car & Driver's January 1998 issue illustrated the top ten "Garage Mahals" in the U.S. Andy Roderick's palatial garage, devoted to Corvettes of mostly the C5 variety, was grand enough, in the style of India's Taj Mahal, to make this vaulted list. But that was in Athalia, Ohio, and a previous millennium.
Read from Corvette Magazine

[ August 20, 2001 ]
Z07 in the Nines
There are tuners and then there are tweakers. Sriyantha Weerasuria of Elite Motorsports in Austin, Texas, considers himself the latter. He's actually more. MTI in Houston did build the engine and modified the drivetrain on his 9-second hardtop. But Sriyantha, who friends call S.W., did the rest.
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[ August 18, 2001 ]
General Motors To Sell Corvette C5-R Racecars To Customers
DETROIT - General Motors Racing will implement a customer car program this year to deliver a race-ready version of its successful Chevrolet Corvette C5-R to buyers with a passion for performance.
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[ August 1, 2001 ]
Review of the 2002 Z06
The Car Connection has their review of the 2002 Corvette: "For the second time in its history, the 'Vette will cross that magic horsepower barrier, with Z06 editions pumping out a tire-shredding 405 hp. (You're forgiven if you can't recall the 1990s ZR-1 Vettes that also made 405 hp.) That's 20 more than the top-line 'Vette made last year, and 55 more than the base coupe and convertible."
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