Racing  and street Corvettes have been carrying the little skull symbol  nicknamed Jake. Now comes another special edition Corvette, but instead  of Jake, look for Louis. As in Louis Chevrolet.

Racing and street Corvettes have been carrying the little skull symbol nicknamed Jake. Now comes another special edition Corvette, but instead of Jake, look for Louis. As in Louis Chevrolet.

Coming at you

Coming at you

Does a Ferrari ever look over its shoulders?

Does a Ferrari ever look over its shoulders?

Red, white and blue
The Z06 is the Lite beer of Corvettes. All the grip of a ZR1, but with slightly less power. Still enough to dominate on the track, but not quite enough to rival the technology of the Porsche Turbo S on the street.

Red, white and blue

The Z06 is the Lite beer of Corvettes. All the grip of a ZR1, but with slightly less power. Still enough to dominate on the track, but not quite enough to rival the technology of the Porsche Turbo S on the street.

2010 Callaway Corvette SC606
With the traction control completely defeated, America’s sports car goes from a savvy track machine to a full-fledged drifter.

With the traction control completely defeated, America’s sports car goes from a savvy track machine to a full-fledged drifter.

With the stages set and the players assembled, let the melee begin.

With the stages set and the players assembled, let the melee begin.

Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS - racing expertise applied to a road-going Corvette.

Pratt & Miller Corvette C6RS - racing expertise applied to a road-going Corvette.

I’ve raced against the Corvette enough times to know it’s better to be driving one than racing against one.
Richard Westbrook, new Corvette Racing driver
And who wouldn’t want this collection?

And who wouldn’t want this collection?

We prefer cars with three pedals—slower at the drag strip or not. We’re enthusiasts who like to be involved in driving the car.
Shaun Bailey, Road & Track editor

(Source: roadandtrack.com)

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Z06X Track Car Concept at SEMA
What started as a discreet skull logo (nicknamed Jake) that appeared on Chevy factory racers has now made the big time. The Corvette Jake concept features a matte finish hood incorporating the Jake icon. This concept Z06 also features Jake basting on the fenders, wheel center caps and floor mats.

What started as a discreet skull logo (nicknamed Jake) that appeared on Chevy factory racers has now made the big time. The Corvette Jake concept features a matte finish hood incorporating the Jake icon. This concept Z06 also features Jake basting on the fenders, wheel center caps and floor mats.

Jan Magnussen of Corvette Racing breaks down the difference between the ZR1 street car and the C6. R race car.