Is Chevrolet Corvette the Greatest Racing Brand in America? - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown celebrate Corvette winning the 2012 American Le Mans Series GTE championship and the Grand-Am Daytona Prototype Engine Manufacturers Championship with the new Corvette DP bodywork. By taking a snapshot look at Corvette Racing history and asking you to fill in the blanks with your favorite Corvette racecars and stories. Maybe prompting us to do a deep dive in the future.
/DRIVE CENTRAL - October 1, 2012
This week, Drive Central comes to you from the Paris Motor Show, with Chris
Harris -- this week on CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS, Chris gets a first look at new
Porsche 918 Spyder supercar, Alex Roy's still uncovering Latvia's
awesomeness on LIVE AND LET DRIVE and a new season of BIG MUSCLE debuts.
McLaren P1 Auto Racing Aerodynamics Explained - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown follow-up on Chris Harris and Mike Spinelli's
/DRIVE videos about the McLaren P1 [at the Paris Auto Show] and the Porsche
962C [at Porsche's Weissach Test Track]. Because the 2 cars tell the same
story about how racecar aerodynamics and ground effects make for better
Jalopnik.com - McLaren P1 Aero
MulsannesCorner - 962C Profiles
Le Mans 24 winners
Ekranoplan - Wings of Russia
Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS Review
The Smoking Tire heads out to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch and
Switchcars.com to test out the baddest street Corvette ever, the Pratt &
Miller Corvette C6RS. For more information about the C6RS, visit
Ferrari F1 car drive -- evo exclusive
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Porsche 911 GT2 v Corvette ZR1 - drag race by autocar.co.uk
Which is faster in a one-mile drag
race? Porsche 911 GT2 or Corvette ZR1? Visit
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Behind the Scenes: The Fastest Lotus GT Race Car - /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown travel to the American Le Mans Series Mosport GP,
before heading right to the Spa24 and more GT racing. The Lotus Evora GT of
Alex Job Racing in the 2012 ALMS gets an up-close look and discussion. OMG,
is this Lotus Racing program going well, just a paint job, or the Lotus
Indy mess with fenders?
2014 Corvette Lingenfelter Performance Engineering "Test Mule"
A 2014 Chevrolet Corvette that Lingenfelter Performance Engineering uses as
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the first day they received it...Jeff tells me about the quality of the new
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Corvette Racing Doug Fehan Interview - /SHAKEDOWN - TrackDown [1 of 2]
Doug Fehan [Corvette Racing Program Manager] and [Viper Racer] Tommy
Kendall share TrackDown duties when Leo Parente and /ShakeDown go to the
racetrack. At Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, it's Fehan's turn while
Corvette and Viper fought a mega battle for the GTE win. Doug picks up from
Tommy with his own version of 'take no prisoners' commentary as we discuss
the 2014 United Sports Car Racing [USCR] series, racing at Le Mans,
Corvette C7 technology, and what makes for a successful Corvette Racing
driver. C7R details were off-limits via GM dictate, but we'll get to THAT
car soon enough.
United Sports Car Racing [series] website
Corvette Racing CTMP [Mosport] race results
The 1,100 HP Switzer "Ultimate Street Edition" GTR - /TUNED
It wasn't long ago that driving a 1000+ horsepower car came with
many sacrifices. These were race or show cars, not to be used daily. Enter
the Switzer "Ultimate Street" GTR. On pump gas, it makes 1,000 horsepower with virtually no
downside. On race gas, it makes 1,100 horsepower. And the owner of
this particular GTR uses it as his daily driver to commute to work. Is
enough to get to the office? We'll find out.
**Update** 0-60: 2.5s, 1/4 Mile: 9.4 @ 150, Standing Mile 208 mph.
Hennessey Venom GT: The World's Fastest Tuned Car - /TUNED
DRIVE EXCLUSIVE: With only six examples built to date, the Hennessey Venom
GT could be considered the fastest street car in the world. Built off the
Lotus Exige, this tuner car packs a 1200+ horsepower punch with a
theoretical top speed of 272mph. Host Matt Farah takes a quick ride in the
million dollar Texas built supercar for the Season 3 premiere of TUNED on
Why Lamborghini Needs More Racing -- /SHAKEDOWN
Leo Parente and ShakeDown presents the case for why Lambo bringing out the
Urus SUV requires the brand to race harder. Then, SD looks at other
brands, like Pirelli and Lotus in the racing news, to show how / why this
sport helps and hurts brand image. No, this is not a Marketing 101 class,
but a way to connect the dots on the headlines in racing this week.