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Old 11-14-2013, 10:28 PM   #1
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My Time at Spring Mountain with C7 Corvette....

I want to share my experience with the
C7 Corvette Stingray...
at...
Spring Mountain Motor Resort / Country Club........

This was an ....Experience ......
that can only be described as....
AWESOME!

I had the opportunity to ...
-Learn
-Understand
-Test
&
-DRIVE....

...........
FAST!!!!.....


The Sting Ray---introduced on a production car was 1963....
which marked both the introduction of the all new second generation Corvette,
as well as the first time Corvette was offered as a coupe.

Pop Quiz:
In what year ...
Did Chevrolet produce a Corvette race car which was the original Sting Ray?



.....
I flew into Las Vegas...for the SEMA Show...
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As always...the vehicles were Beautiful!!!!

Then it was off to Pahrump, NV....
60 miles west of Las Vegas Nevada, and 60 miles east of Death Valley.
Arrival.....
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More pics to come......

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Old 11-17-2013, 04:55 PM   #2
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Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch,
is one of the premier sites for a motorsport enthusiast

It is a state-of -the art racing facility and a exclusive motorsports club
located just 45 minutes west of downtown Las Vegas.

It has 4 miles of challenging racetrack and full assortment of amenities....
Spring Mountain delivers a world-class motorsports experience.

It is also home to the renowned Ron Fellows Performance Driving School,
Cadillac V-Series Academy, and Radical Racing School.

This facility is definitely one that's dedicated to high performance,
and....most importantly....
providing top-notch instruction!


This was going to be ....
an...

Intense 2 day Event!!!


The Corvette Dealer Academy,
is required training,
for all Corvette Dealers.


It involves hands on technical, mechanical, ride handling...
and driving on the track...
To fully understand & experience the 2014 Corvette!


Day 1

Started with a Welcome Session...
A lot of great information and hands-on opportunity,
to be become familiar with the operation of the 2014 Corvette.

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Then it was finally.........




Time to..........

.

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.
.


DRIVE!!!!!

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I track my Camaro ZL1...,
(...so I had a little advantage....)

But the Corvette Stingray ........
..is completely different!
It is ...very agile,..... fast thru the corners... in & off....

.......Through all the programmable driving modes....


It is VERY PRECISE!!

The instruction on the track...
.....Was spot ON!...

We followed an Professional / Instructor...
and if we could keep pace....
.....They would increase speed...
AWESOME Experience!!!

As we were told...
"It's not...
Your Gas....Tires....
Have FUN!!!!"


I sure Did!!!



Then back to the classroom for more info and knowledge....

The frame, suspension, brakes, aerodynamics, tires, technology.....

The 2014 Corvette is unbelievable!!!!
...WoW!!!!!!


After an exhilarating 1st Day, it was time to relax is in the
Motor Sport Condos.....

and wake up to...

Day 2.....

More....... on........


......Track Racing!!!!


After experiencing the 2014 Corvette Stingray...
I can suggest...
1.) Learn the Corvette
2.) Experience your Corvette
3.) Never Drive beyond your limits
4.) The First Modification to consider,....
....... Is driver skill improvement...!!!


Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch is a Great Venue...
To truly learn the capabilities of this world class Corvette Stingray!

Your dealer can help arrange your opportunity...
or contact me....I would be Very Pleased to help!!!


An Artic White Corvette Stingray...
(will soon be my addition!....)
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Thank You Brandon & J.J.....
(my instructors)

and everyone at Spring Mountain....!

I'll be back for more ....Soon!!!

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Old 11-17-2013, 05:03 PM   #3
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Wow that seems awesome. Maybe I can attend in 2014
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Old 11-17-2013, 05:18 PM   #4
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...more pics....

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This is like my 1LE...
....My 4th!!!

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Tomorrow I am in Bowling Green...
for a Museum Delivery and Plant Tour...

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Old 11-17-2013, 05:55 PM   #5
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Awesome! Were there any non-Z51 cars that were driven at your event?
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Old 11-17-2013, 06:52 PM   #6
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Hi, becky

All I can say is wow.
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Old 11-18-2013, 07:44 AM   #7
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Thank you for sharing this with us, Becky!
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:58 AM   #8
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Thanks for sharing Becky! I went to Spring Mountain and raced the C6's a couple years ago and it was the best part of my life so far! I can't wait to do it again with C7's!

From my phone calls with SM, they won't get C7's for public use until March, which seems so long away!

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Old 11-18-2013, 03:56 PM   #9
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Congratulations Becky!!! I got to spend a few hours in a C7 at the Precision Drive in South Florida. The four hours here were but a mere taste compared to what you received. I am glad you were selected to go. Spring Mountain is definitely a bucket list item for me.
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Old 11-18-2013, 10:44 PM   #10
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Old 11-18-2013, 11:04 PM   #11
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Thanks for the many pics Becky! What a great time you must have had... wow!

I like this pic...


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Congratulations Becky!!! I got to spend a few hours in a C7 at the Precision Drive in South Florida. The four hours here were but a mere taste compared to what you received. I am glad you were selected to go. Spring Mountain is definitely a bucket list item for me.
Precisely. Game on Steve! Spring Mtn sounds good, I'd like to relive the Precision event but in a real deal setting like this.
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Old 11-19-2013, 08:47 AM   #12
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Becky, that is an experience you will never forget!
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:30 AM   #13
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Becky, Must have been fun on the track, I'm about 13 hours from there and hope to make it in our new ride one day. Any new info on RQNDCJ OR. Thanks Wheat
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Old 03-25-2014, 10:41 AM   #14
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