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.
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.
Each year just 69 COPO Camaros are produced. Paul Denski and his wife Kathy now own one. There are perhaps no two more deserving people in the country.
The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is one of the biggest drag races in the world not only for its prestige, but for the sheer scale. This year more than 850 cars and drivers made the trip to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for the 64th annual edition of the event.
Chase Elliott is finally a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series winner. In his 99th start, the 22-year-old Team Chevy driver from Dawsonville, Georgia, reached Victory Lane for the first time at Watkins Glen International. He had finished second on eight previous occasions in his young career.
Claudio Burtin’s success extends far beyond the racetrack, but his passion for motorsports is obvious.