Chevrolet Introduces Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06

Just announced by Chevrolet today: the Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06 version will be available this spring. It carries an MSRP of $77,500, including destination. OnStar and the navigation system are the only options; and when equipped with them, the price is $79,945.

This special Corvette Z06 is the first signed special edition in Corvette’s 54-year history, and is the first Arctic White Z06 ever offered. Only 399 are planned for production: approximately 300 for the United States, 33 for Canada and 66 for other export markets.

The front fender graphics are reminiscent of the identifying graphics of the Corvette GT1 race car. They feature double Monterey Red Metallic stripes with Machine Silver borders and Fellows’ autograph in a contrasting Victory Red shade, along with the callouts of the championship years when he was at the wheel. There is also a maple leaf logo motif incorporated with the graphics, a nod to Fellows’ Canadian heritage. Indeed, the red-over-white color scheme of the car’s paint and graphics represents Canada’s colors.

Exterior cues include a full-width racing spoiler and a unique windshield banner. Additional standard equipment includes the well-equipped 2LZ package and chrome wheels. Special interior appointments include:

• Red seats, center console, door panels and instrument panel
• Red, leather-covered armrest with a Corvette-signature “cross flags” logo that is hand-signed and numbered by Ron Fellows
• Tech pattern interior trim
 
An accomplished road racer, Ron Fellows is inextricably woven into the Corvette Racing team’s success. He helped test and develop the first Corvette C5.R race car and recorded the team’s first win in 2000. Fellows also grabbed the ALMS GTS class championship in 2002 and shared that position in 2003 and’04. Fellows has been a part of all six consecutive ALMS GT1 manufacturers championships for Chevrolet, and was voted the most popular ALMS driver in 2004 and’05. Additionally, he has slipped behind the wheel of NASCAR Nextel Cup Chevy Monte Carlo SS race cars when the series hits road courses. He’s also scored a pair of NASCAR Craftsman Truck series wins, three NASCAR Busch Series wins, 19 SCCA Trans Am wins and was the GM Player’s Challenge champion in 1989.

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4 Responses to Chevrolet Introduces Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06

  1. Terry says:

    Corvette Z06 is hailed as the true American rival to the great sports cars of Europe. Equipped with state-of-the-art parts like a 7.0 liter V8 engine, special brakes and Brake Pad [ http://www.replacementgeneralparts.com/gm-brake-pad ] and suspension, and capable of reaching a top speed of 316 km/h. Enthusiasts will surely be looking forward with this car.

  2. Roy Bowne says:

    Do you still have the Ron Fellows Vette?

  3. Bill says:

    It is no longer in stock.

  4. Paul Banfi says:

    I own the #398 Ron Fellows Corvette.

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