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Jeremy in GA hits Road Atlanta in STINGRAY!

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Nice to hear from one of our first C7 Stingray deliveries…Jeremy in Georgia…

He was also kind enough to share a couple videos..EVEN THE ONE WHERE HE LOST THE CAR ( brave man) on Road Atlanta!

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“Breaking in the new Corvette c7. Dummy me turned of traction control on the first lap. Cold tires+ cold track+ head up butt = Spin…JEREMY!”

COMMENTS FROM JEREMY!

“Well thanks again Rick Conti. You made this transaction flawless. Anyone needs a good dealer with the know about these cars call rick.

Ok lets give a little give a little explanation to the above videos.

I have now owned nine corvettes and have had a good bit experience with HPDE’s and racing. I simply love to be on the track. I have owned the ZR1 as well as Z06 along with a base model.

We headed out to Road Atlanta this past Friday to get some base testing on the Z51 car. I wanted to know what the car would do in stock form. MVP track time runs a great program I have been with them for years.

On Saturday am we arrived to a cold 42 degrees and wet track. After two 20 minute sessions we were able to get a good dry line around the track. On my third session I determined I would try to turn off all traction controls and active handlings.

This is done by depressing the center button on your center suspension dial. I went out behind this turbo charged atom which was very fast I might add. Again this is lap one should of waited on tires to warm more. PSI’s were reading 31 at this time. I entered turn 10b with a lot of speed but ran across the rumble strips causing the rear to loose grip. This caused the rear to loose traction as I was accelerating up the hill. I was spinning before I could make any corrections.

Ok my thoughts on the Z51. Since having all the three past performance models ZR1,

Z06, and grandsport. The Z51 stingray is by far the best. This car will out corner out brake any of the above. I ran this car as hard as it would with a personal best of 1 min 32.7 second lap on this all stock car. The strong parts of this car is its perfectly balance through the turns. Also the rev match function was unbelievable. It was hard to not try to hill toe into the turns.

I got use to the computer doing this and found more time to focus on hitting my apexs and exit speeds. Again this car hauls through the turns. I found that performance traction management sport 2 was the best. It provided the least amount of restrictions while still keeping me safe. This however caused the rear brakes to wear completely out by end of 10 twenty minute sessions.

The rear brakes are used to vector the car in the line you have chosen. The electric powersteering worked flawlessly with positive feedback throughout the track. Even tracked well at over 163 mph down the straight. Very little brake fade on the hard braking zones.

I know after all the discussion talks I had with other track junkies that this car is on everyones radar. They Porsche guys were shocked that a stock corvette could out run them in the turns as well as the straights. Amazing how much some didn’t want to let me pass through out the weekend. But Chevrolet and its team of engineers did a great job with this car and it held its on through out the weekend.

Again I never had a free moment this weekend between wheeling the car for 20 minutes on the track to talking with a the people about the car and its performance. Those poor guys bought the wrong horse and many admitted that. I would put this car up against anything in the turns. Give it a little more power (Z07) and let me say look out track records here we come.

We had a good talk about his car now, the future HP Stingray, stuff he knew, stuff I know and now we both wait…..thanks for the support out there Jeremy….!

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