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Jim Minneker – GM/Chevrolet – 2017 Corvette Hall of Fame

Jim Minneker

Jim Minneker is a great example of the way Chevrolet infuses racing DNA into the Corvette. As both a racer and an engineer, he brought to the table an understanding of what makes power, and what it takes to control that power on a track. Using that insight he joined the Corvette team in 1986, …

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Tommy Morrison – Racing – 2017 Corvette Hall of Fame

Tommy Morrison

If there was a Mount Rushmore for Corvette Racing, Tommy Morrison’s face might be on it–carved in stone and wearing dark sunglasses with a confident smile. In the early 1980s when he teamed up with the late Jim Cook to found Morrison-Cook Motorsports, his Corvette race cars began dominating in showroom stock racing and making …

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2017 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The National Corvette Museum has announced the following inductees to be recognized as part of the 20th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2017: Peter Brock in the category of Enthusiast; Jim Minneker in the category of GM/Chevrolet; and Tommy Morrison in the category of Racing. These three individuals will be recognized with the …

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‘Keepin’ Track of Vettes’ Through Donation

If you were a hands-on, do-it-yourself Corvette enthusiast, the guy who was restoring your own car or repairing or improving your Corvette in the late 70s through 80s, chances are you flipped through or even subscribed to Keepin’ Track of Vettes. Started in 1976 by Frank Kodl and his wife Fredi, the publication was purchased …

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Dave McLellan – GM/Chevrolet – 1999 Corvette Hall of Fame

Dave McLellan

GM ~ Chevrolet Category 1999 Induction When Zora Arkus-Duntov retired as Corvette chief engineer in 1975, David R. McLellan was offered the job. He’d have been excused had he said “Thanks, but no thanks.” Zora’s elegant imprint was on every Corvette since 1955. Dave worked with the master. He knew Duntov would be a tough …

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