Burtin Racing is a modern-day stalwart of the legendary Trans Am Series, fielding a pair of Chevrolet Camaros in the TA class. To celebrate the Camaro’s special place in American sports- and muscle-car history, the team is hosting a Camaro Corral at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin during the series’ penultimate race of 2018 on November 2-4.
Next up in our series of articles looking back at some of readers’ favorites is one spotlighting the Gen 6 Camaro. Below is an overview of the recommended first mods for the iconic vehicle.
The 50th Anniversary Edition COPO Camaro turned heads when it was introduced at the SEMA Show earlier this month. However, time is running out to become a part of automotive history.
The 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE has only been in production for just over a year, but it is already quite accomplished. The LT4-powered muscle car is the fastest production Camaro to ever lap the famed Nürburgring with a blistering time of 7:16.04.
Jim Boburka is a common name to hear in drag racing circles. He competed in the U.S. Nationals for the first time in 1970 and has been a fixture on the drag racing scene for decades.
COPO Camaro driver Arthur Kohn had a big year in 2018. The personable Texas competitor won the NHRA Factory Stock Showdown event at Charlotte’s zMAX Dragway in the spring, then became the first COPO driver to break into the seven-second range when he did so at Gateway Motorsports Park outside St. Louis in the fall.
The eCOPO Camaro Concept from Chevrolet Performance turned lots of heads when it was introduced at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas last fall.
The Trans Am Series is one of America’s most historic road racing tours -- with muscle from The Big Three battling it out on the country’s premier tracks.
Another NHRA season is in the books, and once again, Chevrolet put its stamp on the year. From the Pro classes of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series to the Sportsman ranks, the Bowtie added up the Wallys all season long en route to taking the coveted Manufacturers Cup title.
Racers pride themselves on being first in any scenario. In August 2012, Jim Boburka proved that credo when he became the first driver to take the renewed COPO Camaro -- No. 007 -- down the drag strip shortly after taking delivery in Wixom, Michigan.