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New DR525 Racing Engine from Chevrolet Performance

2014-05-30

ATLANTA – Chevrolet Performance today introduced the all-new DR525 drag racing crate engine, designed as the spec engine for National Muscle Car Association’s new LS Stock racing class in the LSX Showdown Challenge Series.

Chevrolet Performance Enhances 2014 NHRA Contingency

2014-03-04

DETROIT – It can pay to run Chevrolet Performance parts in drag racing. Competitors who use parts and display the brand’s decal on their race cars are eligible for contingency payouts in many NHRA classes.

Camaro Z/28.R Sends Historic Name Back to the Track

2014-01-21

The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 returns to its racing roots this week when the all-new Camaro Z/28.R race car debuts in a 2.5-hour endurance race ahead of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

Chevrolet Auctions Milestone 2014 Camaros for Causes

2014-01-16

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Chevrolet will auction the rights to purchase the first retail-production 2014 Camaro Z/28 and the first limited-production 2014 COPO Camaro this week at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale collector car auction with proceeds going to education and veteran empowerment groups.

Chevrolet Racing Claims 14 Championships in 2013

2013-12-12

DETROIT – Chevrolet was the most successful name in professional motorsports in the United States this year, capturing 14 manufacturer, driver and team championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, ALMS, GRAND-AM and the Pirelli World Challenge series.

Chevrolet Brings the Goods to 2013 PRI Show

2013-12-11

INDIANAPOLIS – Chevrolet will kick off the 2013 PRI Show this week with an appearance by IndyCar owner/driver Ed Carpenter followed by a keynote presentation by Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports.

460-HP Gen 5 LT1 Crate Engine Concept Bows at SEMA

2013-11-07

LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet Performance introduced a Gen 5 LT1 crate engine concept this week at the SEMA Show. Based on the compact Gen 5 Small Block engine that powers the 2014 Corvette Stingray – delivering 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque – it previews a new crate-engine package being evaluated for future release.

2014 COPO Camaro Program Announced

2013-11-04

LAS VEGAS – Chevrolet Performance’s COPO Camaro program returns for 2014 with another limited run of factory-produced race cars and a pair of new racing engine choices. To purchase one of the exclusive models, potential customers must sign up for the COPO Camaro mailing list at chevroletperformance.com.

Gen 5 Camaro Performance Parts Released

2013-10-04

DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance has released a comprehensive collection of factory-engineered performance parts and accessories for fifth-generation Camaros, 2010 model year and newer. Many of the parts preserve the vehicle warranty when installed by a Chevrolet dealer – an advantage aftermarket installers cannot provide.

Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Kicks Off Aug. 28

2013-08-27

INDIANAPOLIS – From the sportsman ranks to Pro Stock, Chevrolet racers and fans will have much to cheer about at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway, kicking off Wednesday, Aug. 28 and running through Monday, Sept. 2.

COPO Camaro Racers Crowd Staging Lanes at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

2013-08-27

INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly 20 5th Gen COPO Camaro race cars will vie for coveted “Wally” trophies and national NHRA records when the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals kicks off later this week at Lucas Oil Raceway Park. It represents the largest gathering of the factory-engineered race cars since their 2012 introduction.

Chevrolet Performance Cruises Woodward This Weekend

2013-08-15

DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance is back at the Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend at Memorial Park in Royal Oak, where it will display a collection of performance vehicles – including the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – parts and accessories, and host autograph sessions with automotive personalities...

Chevrolet Performance to Sponsor NHRA U.S. Nationals

2013-07-02

DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance has signed a multi-year deal to become the title rights sponsor of the largest and most prestigious event on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series circuit: the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

Chevrolet Performance Rides Again with Hot Rod Power Tour®

2013-05-28

DETROIT – A caravan of Chevrolet high-performance production and concept vehicles will be led by the Hot Wheels® 1967 Camaro Concept at the start of the Hot Rod Power Tour® – the weeklong road trip that kicks off the summer cruising season for thousands of car enthusiasts.

Chevrolet Performance Offers Camaro Rolling Chassis

2013-03-25

DETROIT – Chevrolet will produce a limited number of Camaro NHRA-certified rolling chassis designed for drag racing that provides racers with a professionally assembled, painted body and chassis ready to be finished. Consumers add their engine, transmission and other drivetrain components.

Erica Enders-Stevens Debuts New NHRA Pro Stock Camaro

2013-03-12

DETROIT – NHRA Pro Stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens debuts an all-new Camaro SS-bodied race car this weekend at the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals, in Gainesville, Fla. It features a bold graphics package calling attention to the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign for heart disease prevention.

Chevrolet Identifies Customers for New COPO Camaros

2013-03-06

DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced that customers for the limited run of 2013 COPO Camaro factory drag-racing cars will be identified starting Monday, March 11. Only 69 of the cars will be constructed this year.

COPO Camaro Sale to Benefit American Heart Association

2013-01-17

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Chevrolet is selling the final 2012 COPO Camaro production model at the annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction – one of only two convertibles among the 69 cars built in 2012. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the American Heart Association.

New ZL1 and 1LE Parts from Chevrolet Performance Give Camaros an Edge on the Track or the Street

2012-11-27

ORLANDO, Fla. – Chevrolet Performance has taken factory-engineered performance for the Camaro to the next level, with new, race-ready parts to help owners build more competitive cars with greater capabilities on road courses and autocross tracks.

COPO Build Book from Chevrolet Performance shows how to Build your own Camaro Stock Eliminator Race Car

2012-11-27

ORLANDO, Fla. – Chevrolet Performance has released the “COPO Camaro Build Book” – an insider’s look at the assembly of the 2012 production models that provides racers with a detailed overview of how to build their own Camaro Stock Eliminator race car.

Stronger LSX™ Bowtie Blocks are Foundations for Boost-Ready Chevrolet Performance LSX376 Crate Engines

2012-11-27

ORLANDO, Fla. – A revised version of Chevrolet Performance’s LSX™ Bowtie cylinder block is the foundation for new, boost-capable LSX376 crate engines designed to support up to 1,000 horsepower. The new LSX376-B15 crate engine features a durable, all-forged rotating assembly that supports engines making up to 15 pounds of boost – or up to about 1,000 horses.

Chevrolet Enters B-Spec Competition with Sonic Race Car

2012-11-27

ORLANDO, Fla. – Acclaimed for its balanced handling and sporty driving experience, Chevrolet Sonic has been transformed by Chevrolet Performance for the track as a B-Spec race car concept. It previews a competition kit for racers to help them convert a street-going Sonic into a dedicated race car.

Inferno Orange COPO Camaro Convertible is a Rare Rag Top

2012-11-27

ORLANDO, Fla. – The last 2012 COPO Camaro is ready to rock the drag strip – but not before it hits the auction block. Chevrolet will sell the Inferno Orange Metallic convertible race car at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, in January, to benefit the American Heart Association.

2013 Chevrolet Performance Catalog Features New Camaro Parts for the Street, Strip and Road Course

2012-11-27

ORLANDO, Fla. – Chevrolet Performance has released their all-new 2013 catalog, which features a host of production-based performance and suspension parts for Camaros, offering enthusiasts factory-engineered components to enhance their driving experience on the street and quicken their performance on the track.

Cruisin’ Woodward with Chevrolet Performance

2012-08-16

DETROIT – If it’s August in Detroit, it’s time for the Woodward Dream Cruise – and the Chevrolet Performance display at Memorial Park in Royal Oak, incorporating a collection of performance vehicles, demonstrations of parts and accessories and appearances by legendary automotive personalities including Linda Vaughn and IndyCar driver Ryan Briscoe.

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