PONYCARS: RARE CAMARO PROTOTYPES!

RARE CAMARO PROTOTYPES
Celebrating a half-century of the iconic Chevrolet Camaro, the Ponycar for all seasons. Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins' NHRA Championship 1967 Gen I Camaro Chevrolet was three years late to the Ponycar Party, but the long-hood, short-deck Camaro made up for lost time. Suddenly, the Ponycar market was chock full of new style and power choices. Soon after the Camaro’s public introduction, there appeared a potent 302-inch small-block in Z28 trim and big-block 396 engines with up to a potent 375 solid-lift...
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V12 CAMARO: GEN I 12-CYLINDER PONYCAR!

If eight is great, twelve is torrid. The only substitute for cubic inches is  more cubic inches!  A Camaro, just off the assembly line, can offer its owner power, style and performance without much additional effort. Streetable Camaros are not uncommon on the National Parts Depot showfield at the Carlisle Chevrolet Nationals. Along with daily drivers, the grounds have even more cars, Camaros or otherwise that have seen many aftermarket upgrades. Every car at Carlisle may turns heads...
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MONTEREY MADNESS: LAGUNA SECA PRE-REUNION!

Mike Matune presents highlights from the race before THE race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Monterey Car Week has grown exponentially and now includes over 40 individual events, but one not often mentioned is the Pre-Reunion. Held the week before the legendary Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, it may have smaller fields and fewer exhibits, but the cheaper tickets and smaller crowds make it really enjoyable for racing aficionados. Some 300 cars show up to compete in 11 groups over two day...
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1967-2016 CAMAROS: PACING THE INDY 500!

Nine pace cars trace the history of Camaro at the Brickyard, pacing the Indianapolis 500. Among the milestones surrounding the 100th running of the Indy 500 this weekend is Chevrolet’s legacy as supplier of the official pace car – an honor it has held more than any other manufacturer. A unique version of the new ‘17 Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition will lead the field on Sunday, May 29, driven by motorsports legend Roger Penske. It’s the 27th time since 1948 that a Chevrolet has served as t...
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’16 CAMARO RAGTOP: LET THE SUN SHINE IN!

Chevy’s all-new ‘16 Camaro convertible features the segment’s most advanced top plus 455 horsepower in SS trim. “The 2016 Camaro coupe will set the benchmark for the segment in terms of technology, performance and design,” said Todd Christensen, Camaro marketing manager. “Adding the most sophisticated top in the segment brings another level of refinement – and driving enjoyment – to the Camaro convertible.  It is the only convertible in the segment to offer all of the following: Fully ...
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HEACOCK CLASSIC GOLD CUP: VIR!

SVRA wraps up with 2014 vintage racing schedule with its premier event at Virginia International Raceway. Mike Matune brings us  highlights. As Summer fades and the racing season begins to wind down, SVRA draws us to Southern Virginia and Virginia International Raceway (VIR) for the annual Heacock Gold Cup. Here Mike Fisher, top, sweeps under the vehicle bridge in his ex-Derek Bell Speedvision Cup Audi S4.  Peter Dunn exits Turn 11 in his Morgan, above, chasing the other Group 3 ...
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