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Talking Camaro Z/28 with Chevrolet Performance Engineer Mark Dickens
Monday, December 23, 2013 3:06 AM
1LE. ZL1. Z/28. Three simple characters that instantly evoke the spirit of performance, racing and classic Chevrolet heritage. Mark Dickens, Director of Performance Variants, Performance Parts and Motorsports Engineering at Chevrolet knows a thing or two about these performance variants, as he helps lead these iconic programs.
PRI 2013 Recap Gallery: Chevrolet Performance Top Picks
Friday, December 20, 2013 3:18 AM
Another successful PRI Show is in the books, and what a great show it was. As in the past, the Performance Racing Industry show did not disappoint when it came to bringing the heat and horsepower to the covention center halls! With lots of head-turning, high-performance Chevrolet vehicles to choose from, it was difficult paring down to get to to the Chevrolet Performance Top Picks for this recap gallery, but we believe we managed to assemble a top-quality crop of killer photos. Check out the entire gallery, below, and be sure to let us know your favorites.
Holiday FUEL: The 2013 Chevrolet Performance Wish List
Thursday, December 19, 2013 2:55 AM
This year's Holiday edition of the Chevrolet Performance e-newsletter, FUEL, features some serious high-horsepower content, including amazing selections for the 2013 Chevrolet Performance Wish List. The good folks at FUEL have taken all the guesswork out of getting your favorite gearheads the Chevrolet gifts they want this year.
Wallpaper Wednesday: Santa's On His Way...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 2:10 PM
Let's face it; everyone could use a little extra horsepower once in a while – especially during the holiday season. That's right, even Santa Claus could use a little boost. This year's desktop download finds Santa and his faithful crew of Chevrolet Performance crate engines leading the way as his mighty 2014 Corvette Stingray allows him to deliver the best in performance parts and accessories to good gearheads around the globe!
IndyCar Driver Ed Carpenter visits the Chevrolet Performance Booth at PRI
Friday, December 13, 2013 3:44 PM
The Chevrolet Performance booth was abuzz on Thursday morning as a very special guest was welcomed: 2013 Indy 500 pole-sitter, Owner and Driver of the No.20 Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet V6, Ed Carpenter. Ed was gracious enough to take photos, sign autographs and visit with Team Chevy fans in the Chevrolet Performance display during the afternoon. But before that, Dr. Jamie Meyer welcomed Ed to the display and chatted with him a bit about his recent IndyCar career.
Turning Left: Chevrolet Performance’s Circle Track Line Up
Friday, December 13, 2013 3:35 PM
Well, 2013’s Performance Racing Industry trade show has made its way back to the heartland of circle track racing, Indianapolis, Indiana. And what better way to celebrate the return to the Hoosier state than to chat a bit about Chevrolet Performance’s circle track line up.
Affordable, powerful, and dependable, Chevrolet Performance’s circle track engine lineup offers 4 unique options for your race car. Special Programs Manager Bill Martens is our go-to circle track expert and, luckily for us, he took the time to chat with us about the circle track engine display at PRI 2013.
Sign Up for the COPO Camaro Newsletter
Friday, December 13, 2013 2:28 PM
The cornerstone of the Chevrolet Performance booth at PRI this year, 2014 COPO Camaro #001 in Silver Ice Metallic is truly a site to behold. Come January this one-of-a-kind piece of Chevrolet history will be auctioned off at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale Auction to benefit the Freedom Team of Wounded Veterans. Be on the lookout for The BLOCK’s up-to-the-minute coverage as this very special COPO crosses the auction block!
A Century of Motorsports Heritage: Chevrolet Performance at PRI 2013
Friday, December 13, 2013 11:44 AM
From the moment the doors opened at the PRI show in Indy, the message of performance and motorsports heritage was as loud and clear as the rumble from a COPO Camaro staging at the local dragstrip – and it was stated by Jim Campbell, General Motors U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, in the official Chevrolet press release:
PRI 2013: Build Your Own COPO Camaro with Chevrolet Performance Parts
Thursday, December 12, 2013 11:01 AM
As we excitedly revealed at SEMA 2013, the COPO Camaro is coming back for another extremely limited, 69-car run in 2014. As in the previous two years, many more raised their hands than there were factory-built COPO Camaros produced. And with all the fanfare surrounding the updated 2014 COPO with new engines, racing seats, graphics, and wheel designs – we fully expect the upcoming run to garner a similar response.
PRI 2013: Say Hello to Ed Carpenter
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:35 PM
In a very exciting piece of news, The BLOCK is proud to announce that 2013 Indy 500 pole-sitter, Owner and Driver of the No.20 Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet V6, Ed Carpenter, will be speaking live from PRI at the Chevrolet Performance booth (#4221 & 4321) at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.