I even wrote a feature about it not too long ago. What people might not realize is that this is the 20th anniversary of the National Corvette Museum, or that they just opened up a brand new road course next to the property. They should know it after this weekend, though, because the National Corvette Caravan hit town, bringing some 5,000 fiberglass two-seaters from all over North America.
When I first saw the C7 unveiled at the North American International Auto Show, I thought it was really radical. I mean, rectangular taillights on a Corvette—are you kidding me? But now that I’ve seen them around, and especially when you see them scattered among a bunch of other Corvettes, they seem to fit in just fine. The new Z06 has lots of appearance, braking, handling, and aerodynamic improvements over the standard Corvette, and the 6.2-liter, supercharged V8 is good for an otherworldly 635-hp. Two words: Bad. Ass.
This event was more than just a car show. Corvette owners are like a big family. And even though these people were from all over the continent, they all had one thing in common—the love of America’s sports car. I took 267 photos, which you can see in the slideshow below, or click this link for a nicer version.