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.
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.
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.
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.
Tanner Gray took home the NHRA Pro Stock Wally trophy from the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals this weekend, adding to his family’s legacy in the sport and cementing his status as one his generation’s top drivers.
Owning a COPO Camaro is a dream for many racers and performance enthusiasts, but only a few are able to make that dream a reality. Allen and Cheryl Espinoza are a couple of the lucky ones.
Last year, Chase Elliott had victory in sight during the fall Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover before it slipped away in the closing laps. In 2018, the driver of the No. 9 Camaro ZL1 found redemption in the race as he took his second career win and second of the season.
In just a few short weeks we’ll be making our annual trip to Detroit to hit Woodward Avenue. Today we’re featuring Tom Pfister’s stunning 1967 Camaro from last year’s event. For some of us here at The BLOCK, we’ve been in regular, annual attendance of the cruise on Woodward for half a decade now. We always run into familiar faces, and of course new faces. With that comes a bit of a struggle to find the real gems in the hordes of classic cruisers, muscle cars and hot rods.
Team Chevy driver Robert Hight made it back-to-back wins for his Camaro SS Funny Car team from John Force Racing this Sunday at Texas Motorplex near Dallas.