Category Archives: Corvette Events

John Heinricy Heads to Road Atlanta

After traveling to Tampa, Florida for the final prep of two Corvette GT1 racecars sponsored by Exsys Eppinger, John Heinricy will be heading to the Road Atlanta racetrack for the SCCA Double Majors race on March 19-22. Road Atlanta is …

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The Corvette “Engine Build Experience” Returns

Chevy’s Bowling Green Corvette Assembly Plant in Kentucky resumes its one-of-a-kind “Engine Build Experience” this month for Z06 customers.The in-plant adventure allows Corvette enthusiasts to be personally involved in assembling their own 650-hp supercharged LT4 engine for their new ‘Vette.Participants …

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“Heinrocket” And His Matick Chevy Sonic Racecar Capture Season-Opening Wins In Florida

Two big back-to-back wins! What a great way to start the racing season,” reported an excited John Heinricy (aka Heinrocket) as he wrapped up U.S. Majors Tour opening weekends in Florida.First up was tough competition at the Homestead-Miami Speedway (Jan. …

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Chevrolet To Shine At Upcoming Detroit International Auto Show

Look for Chevrolet to score big global news coverage when more than 5,000 domestic and international media converge on Detroit Jan. 12-13 for the 27th North American International Auto Show.These media-only days before the event opens to the public Jan. …

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Recap of the 2014 SCCA National Championship Runoffs

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Michigan racecar driver John Heinricy headed west for the annual Sports Car Club of America National Championship Runoffs earlier this month with a big target on his back.Top drivers from around the country were gunning to dethrone this 12-time SCCA …

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SCCA National Championship Runoffs

The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is a 60,000-member motorsports organization that incorporates all facets of autocross, rally, and road racing at both club and professional levels. It annually sanctions over 2,000 events through its 114 regions and professional …

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Meet John Heinricy, AKA “Heinrocket”

We’d like to introduce you to our partner, John Heinricy, better known as “Heinrocket!” Mr. Heinricy has had a long and distinguished career at General Motors, serving as Assistant Chief Engineer for the Corvette and as Director of the GM …

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Indy Speedway Laps and Churchill Downs Lunch Highlight Day 2 Of Michigan/Indiana Corvette Caravan

Michigan/Indiana/West Kentucky Caravan participants take a lap around the Indianapolis Speedway on Wednesday.”It’s been an absolute blast.”Reports from the Michigan/Indiana/West Kentucky Corvette Caravan echoed Mark Madion’s enthusiastic response to his two-day adventure driving his Corvette to Bowling Green, Ky.”Despite driving …

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Dashboard View: On-The-Road In A C7 With A Corvette Caravan Rookie

Michigan Corvette Caravan Captain Larry Courtney directs activities at the Marshall, Mich. meeting site.“It was like watching a huge, colorful snake speeding down the highway.”That’s how George Matick Chevrolet Owner Karl Zimmermann described the Michigan Corvette Caravan on its first …

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The Michigan Corvette Caravan Winds Its Way To The National Corvette Museum Celebration

It’s just minutes before some 100 ‘Vettes will roll out of George Matick Chevrolet and hit the highway, bound for Kentucky.”Let’s roll,” shouted Michigan Captain Larry Courtney. With that, the Michigan delegation in the 5th National Corvette Caravan began its …

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