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CORVETTE TODAY

By Steve Garrett

You've found CORVETTE TODAY-the only podcast dedicated to Corvette. Find out about everything Corvette-America's Sports Car! Join your host, Steve Garrett, as he talks about what's going on in the world of Corvette. Hear guests from the Corvette industry along with the latest news & headlines about Corvette! Join the Facebook group, And sign up for CORVETTE TODAY emails: https://corvettetoday.ck.page and see the YouTube channel! Play CORVETTE TODAY on your smart device too! Just say, "Hey Alexa (or hey Google), play the podcast called CORVETTE TODAY", and you're connected!
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CORVETTE TODAY #138-Meet the new Director of Collections & Education at the National Corvette Museum, Brian Baker
CORVETTE TODAY #138-Meet the new Director of Collections & Education at the National Corvette Museum, Brian Baker
The National Corvette Museum continues to add A-List talent to their roster! On this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, your host, Steve Garrett, introduces you to the new Director of Collections & Education at the Museum, Brian Baker. Brian has a rich working history with General Motors and actually was the designer of the SSR! Brian joined the NCM recently and has a wonderful vision of the future for the Museum.  You'll hear all about that in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
41:48
December 05, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #137 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late November 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #137 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late November 2022
The holiday season is now in full swing, and believe it or not, there is plenty of Corvette news to be had! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to run down everything that is going on in the world of Corvette. Here are a few of the topic that will be covered in next weeks show.... 1. The C8 Z06 is a finalist for the 2023 Motortrend Car of the Year 2. Dealerships are now getting 3 rounds of Z06 allocation 3. Consumer Reports now recommends the 2023 C8 Stingray 4. Tommy Milner offers his first impression of the C8 Z06 GT3.R 5. Chevrolet President Mark Reuss shares "electrifying" news with investors 6. Speed Phenom documents his journey back to Southern California and offers his insight on the C8 Z06 durability, true weight of the car, db level of the exhaust, 1/2 mile time and more!
46:55
November 28, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #136-This Man Drove All 8 Generations Of Corvette In One Day!
CORVETTE TODAY #136-This Man Drove All 8 Generations Of Corvette In One Day!
This is truly one of the more unique CORVETTE TODAY shows...   A young man named Adam Moline has a YouTube channel called Drive It Out.  Adam came up with the idea of driving all 8 generations of Corvette in one single day....what a unique premise!   Adam joins your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to recount that glorious day.  He talks about the planning and coordination it took to do this, how he filmed it and what his favorite generation of Corvette was to drive!   You don't want to miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY-it's a wild one!
39:50
November 21, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #135 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid November 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #135 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid November 2022
Here we go with another fantastic CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to bring you the later in the world of Corvette. Here are a few of the topics Steve and Keith will discuss this week: 1. Book your BGA Plant Tours now through the National Corvette Museum 2. The first C8 Z06 arrives at the National Corvette Museum for delivery 3. Corvette Racing at Bahrain-the last race of the season 4. Another C8 Z06 allocation now scheduled for later this month 5. Speed Phenom takes delivery of his C8 Z06 at the National Corvette Museum on Tuesday, November 8th 6. Corvettes at Carlisle is planning a 100th Anniversary celebration salute to Le Mans 7. A Kansas man finally receives his C1 Corvette 6 years after it was seized The C8 Z06 is starting to be delivered to customers, and CORVETTE TODAY is on top of it all! Don't miss a single episode of CORVETTE TODAY on all podcast platforms or watch each episode on YouTube.
36:10
November 14, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #134-John Kraman From The Mecum Auctions Previews Two Upcoming Shows
CORVETTE TODAY #134-John Kraman From The Mecum Auctions Previews Two Upcoming Shows
Our friend of the show, John Kraman, TV host of the Mecum Auctions makes a return visit to the CORVETTE TODAY show! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, gets with John to preview the Kansas City auction, Muscle Cars & Corvette Nationals, and the crown jewel of the Mecum Auctions, the Kissimmee show. John also outlines a particular group of 15 red C4 Corvettes that will be sold at No Reserve at the Kansas City show! It might be the holiday season, but it's also Mecum car auction season on CORVETTE TODAY.
33:55
November 07, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #133 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early November 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #133 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early November 2022
Even though we are heading into the holiday season and we're not able to drive our Corvettes quite as much, there is still a plethora of Corvette news going around! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to keep you current on what's going on with America's Sports Car.  Here are a few of the topics Steve and Keith discuss this week.... 1. The C8 Z06 Build & Price configurator is now live 2. Australian C8 Z06's will not have the center quad exhaust 3. Corvette Racing returns to IMSA and WEC for 2023 4. EV Corvette SUV rumors are swirling-possibly coming in 2026 5. The NCM Motorsports Park delays its C8 Z06 Drivers Experience until February 2023 6. A new exhibit celebrating 35 years of Callaway Corvettes is now open at the National Corvette Museum You're never too far away for the latest news and headlines when it comes to Corvette than with CORVETTE TODAY. We have our finger on the pulse of what's happening with America's Sports Car all the time!
38:42
October 31, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #132-Every Corvette Owner Has A Story (Part 2)
CORVETTE TODAY #132-Every Corvette Owner Has A Story (Part 2)
John Elegant from MidEngineCorvetteForum.com is back on CORVETTE TODAY, as promised.  We had a great time with Part 1  of "Every Corvette Owner Has A Story" in late September 2022. See, John has so many years with Corvettes and stories to go along with them that we had to have him back on the show to tell us more! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and John go through many more fun and heart-warming stories.  In this show, you'll hear a great story about Will Cooksey, retired Corvette Plant Manager, seeing the C6 Corvette before it was revealed, a great story about the C8 mid-engine Corvette reveal and an encounter with State Troopers. It's a light-hearted, heart warming episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
53:35
October 24, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #131 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid October 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #131 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid October 2022
The automotive industry is still buzzing about the new Corvette C8 Z06! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back on the show with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett.  We have the latest and greatest news in the world of Corvette - and not just about the new C8 Z06. We cover Corvette news completely! Here are some of the topics covered in next week's show... -- The Bowling Green Assembly Plant built almost 8,000 Corvettes in the 3rd Quarter -- The majority of new C8 Z06 orders are for hardtop convertibles -- Corvette Racing shares it's first look at the 2024 C8 GT3.R -- RACER magazine speculates on the future of Corvette Racing in IMSA and WEC -- Emelia Hartford smokes a Ferrari 458 Italia and a Lamborghini Huracan on an airstrip -- The C8 Z06 makes it's first appearance in the UAE -- Edge Red brake calipers are back along with the LT2 engine covers -- Corvette Racing shares a first look at the 2024 C8 GT3.R Again, these are just a few of the headlines we cover this week with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.
31:11
October 17, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #130-Corvette Photographer, Richard Prince And His New Book On Corvette
CORVETTE TODAY #130-Corvette Photographer, Richard Prince And His New Book On Corvette
Famed Corvette photographer, Richard Prince has just written a new book called "Corvette 70 Years, The One And Only". Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, brings Richard back on the show to talk about this new 70th anniversary book! Plus, you have a chance to win one of two copies of the book from this episode of CORVETTE TODAY. It's a fantastic book - it's one that every Corvette enthusiast should own.  And now you can, courtesy of the CORVETTE TODAY show!
43:30
October 10, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #129 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early October 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #129 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early October 2022
Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger team up once again to bring you the most current and up-to-date information on Corvette. It’s the CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show to start off October! Here are some of the topics Steve and Keith will cover this week.... --The Bowling Green Assembly Plant ran a rare "2 shift Saturday" last weekend --The C8 Z06 embargo on driving impression ended last week --Corvette’s average sale price is almost 20% over MRSP --The 1st customer ordered Z06 was built last week --Is Ford benchmarking the C8 Z06? --Road & Track magazine is now testing the C8 Z06 --Detroit News readers name the C8 Corvette “Best in Show” at Detroit Auto Show --The new “Driven By Design” exhibit opens at the NCM CORVETTE TODAY is the only current podcast on Corvette! And our News & Headlines show continues to be your best source of Corvette news in the industry. Visit the CORVETTE TODAY website, listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, shop in the Merchandise Store, sign up for weekly emails and join the Facebook Group at: www.CorvetteToday.com
29:34
October 03, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #128 - Learn More About Spring Mountain From Lead Instructor, Rick Malone
CORVETTE TODAY #128 - Learn More About Spring Mountain From Lead Instructor, Rick Malone
This week's guest on CORVETTE TODAY was actually on the show in June of 2020...2-1/2 years ago! He's Rick Malone, the Lead Driving Instructor and Director of the Ron Fellows Corvette Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain. Rick is back on CORVETTE TODAY to update us on the C8 Owners Driver's School, what's going on at Spring Mountain, in general, and what you have to look forward to when you take their 2 day course. There is so much fun for you and your spouse when you attend their class.  Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY with Rick Malone!
36:06
September 26, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #127 - It's Our 2 Year Anniversary for the News & Headlines Shows!
CORVETTE TODAY #127 - It's Our 2 Year Anniversary for the News & Headlines Shows!
It's The Two Year Anniversary Of The CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines Show! In mid-September 2020, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, approached Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com and suggested they join forces and try a News & Headlines podcast. And, if it goes well, maybe they could do this once per month. Well, the first News & Headlines show was so well received that Steve called Keith back and said, "Once a month won't cut it-we need to do this every other week!" That's when the every-other-week News & Headlines podcast show was born! So this week's News & Headlines show commemorates the 2 year anniversary of the CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines podcast with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com. Here are some of the topics that Steve and Keith will cover.... Kai Spande talks about the Buyers Builder Experience We have our 1st Status 3400 for C8 Z06 The C8 Z06 weighs in at 4,021 lbs. Tech Bronze wheels now available for C8 Corvette This years NCM Corvette Hall of Fame inductees Hoonigans says the "best bang for the buck" is the Corvette C8 Z06 Be sure to join your CORVETTE TODAY host Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com as we celebrate two years of the CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines podcast shows! Visit the CORVETTE TODAY website, listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, shop in the Merchandise Store, sign up for weekly emails and join the Facebook Group at: www.CorvetteToday.com
44:05
September 19, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #126 - Rewind! Learn About The Muscle Cars & Corvette Nationals
CORVETTE TODAY #126 - Rewind! Learn About The Muscle Cars & Corvette Nationals
It's our very first CORVETTE TODAY Rewind!  In January 2022, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett introduced you to Bob Ashton, the Managing Member of the Muscle Cars & Corvette Nationals. The show is coming up soon!  So Steve brings Bob back to CORVETTE TODAY to refresh your memory about the show coming up the week before Thanksgiving in Chicago (November 19th & 20th).    This is a HUGE show! Plus, Steve will be exhibiting his C7 "Carbon Fiber Edition Stingray" and giving a seminar about the CORVETTE TODAY show. Get all the details on this CORVETTE TODAY Rewind!
43:51
September 12, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #125 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early September 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #125 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early September 2022
More news and information about the new Corvette C8 Z06 keeps trickling in. And now, with Corvettes at Carlisle and the NCM Anniversary Event completed, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger to bring you the latest news and headlines about America's Sports Car! Here are some of the topics cover next week.... C8 Z06 orders CLOSED thru the rest of 2022 Bowling Green Assembly Plant was closed last week and thru Labor Day Top speed for the C8 Z06 is 195 mph and 189 mph for the Z07 C8 Z06 fuel economy revealed Callaway shows a prototype supercharged C8 Stingray at Corvettes at Carlisle LMR takes the world record-fastest C8 Stingray on the planet 1,000 African American Corvette owners converge in Bowling Green for the 1st Corvette Cultural Awareness Weekend Two new Z06 videos posted to the official Z06 website Chevrolet add a mandatory $300 to all 2023 Corvettes for OnStar subscription BGA Plant Tours to resume-November 2022 C8 Z06 school at Spring Mountain starts in Q2 of 2023 If you want the latest news and information about Corvette, one of your best resources is the ONLY current podcast about Corvettes...CORVETTE TODAY! Visit the website, listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, shop in the Merchandise Store, sign up for email notifications and join the Facebook group at: www.CorvetteToday.com
41:44
September 05, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #124 - Meet Corvette Brand Quality Manager, Jeff Strausser
CORVETTE TODAY #124 - Meet Corvette Brand Quality Manager, Jeff Strausser
There are lots of people on the Corvette team.  Some are there to insure that your Corvette experience is the best in the business. Jeff Strausser is one of those people....on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you'll learn exactly what a Brand Quality Manager is and does.  And how he can help you, as a Corvette owner! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, takes you up close and personal with Jeff...and at the next show the Corvette team attends, you'll want to meet Corvette Brand Quality Manager, Jeff Strausser!
28:14
August 29, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #123 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late August 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #123 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late August 2022
Just when you thought it was safe to talk logically about the new C8 Z06, the CORVETTE TODAY show surprises you with even more critical information! The News & Headlines show with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger, fills in even more blanks of things you need to know about the new C8 Z06 Here a just a few of the topics covered in this show... 1. We now know Corvette Z06 Allocations and Orders 2.  Select Z06 buyers are at Status 3000 and production starts the week of Sept. 12th 3.  Chevrolet makes changes on how you can order Carbon Fiber wheels 4. The Z06 Gas Guzzler tax is $2,600 - $3,000 5.  GM is testing the Ferrari SF90 Stradale at Milford Proving Grounds with eyes towards the E-Ray and Zora 6. No Z06 allocations yet, but we know constraints and how allocations will be handed out 7. Do we now know the percentage of Z06s that will be built? 8. Emilia Hartford drives the first C8 Z06 press car 9.  A 1971 Corvette driven by an Apollo 15 astronaut is getting refurbished 10.  A Chevy Dealer's memo erroneously says 55,573 C8 orders are in the system...oops! Its another "must listen to" or "must watch" CORVETTE TODAY show.  We keep you current and up-to-date from the ONLY current podcast dedicated to Corvette!
39:54
August 22, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #122 - Every Corvette Owner Has A Story! (Part 1)
CORVETTE TODAY #122 - Every Corvette Owner Has A Story! (Part 1)
If you frequent CORVETTE TODAY, you know I always say that, "Every Corvette owner has a story". My guest on this show has 60 years worth of Corvette stories!  John Elegant (the main man on MidEngineCorvetteForum.com) shares some of his best memories and Corvette stories with us, from the effect of seeing his first Corvette had on him, his first Corvette purchase, to Harlan Charles and Tadge Juechter stories! Have a Kleenex handy too-his last story will bring tears to your eyes! See what I mean when I say, "Every Corvette owner has a  story" on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
48:43
August 15, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #121 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-August 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #121 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-August 2022
The world of Corvette is really heating up with the release of pricing for the C8 Z06.  Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger are back with the most current Corvette news and headlines. Here are a few of the topics discussed in this week’s show…. 1.  Chevrolet offering C8 Z06 buyers $5,000 in rewards for not “flipping” their car 2.  GM limits the warranty transferability of the C8 Z06 to people who flip their cars 3.  The C8 Z06 Order Guide is now available for download 4.  FBI raids a Chinese-owned company that makes aluminum wheels for GM 5.  Spring Mountain is back open after a flash flood covered the track with sand & debris 6. Our "Corvette Insider" Manny Katakis is back with insider information! 7.  Lingenfelter introduces high performance CAI for the C8 8.  The first 35th Anniversary Callaway C8 arrives at Ciocca Chevrolet CORVETTE TODAY continues to be a leading resource for up-to-date Corvette news and information!  Don’t miss a single show-a new episode launches every Monday at 12 midnight Eastern Time.  It’s the ONLY current podcast about Corvette! Visit the website, listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, join the CORVETTE TODAY Facebook group, sign up for email notifications and shop in the CORVETTE TODAY Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteToday.com
44:56
August 08, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY EXTRA - Harlan Charles Talks Everything Z06!
CORVETTE TODAY EXTRA - Harlan Charles Talks Everything Z06!
It's another CORVETTE TODAY EXTRA... Corvette Brand Manager Harlan Charles is back on the CORVETTE TODAY show with your host Steve Garrett to talk about everything Z06! Steve and Harlan discuss full pricing, options and combinations that can be ordered with this new supercar. If you're ordering a new C8 Z06, you must listen or watch this show! You'll discover all the in's and out's of this car. Plus, you'll also learn what combinations will and will not work when ordering. Don't miss this CORVETTE TODAY EXTRA with Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles on CORVETTE TODAY!
34:41
August 03, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #120 - Meet The Executive Director Of NCM Insurance, Adam Boca
CORVETTE TODAY #120 - Meet The Executive Director Of NCM Insurance, Adam Boca
In this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, your host, Steve Garrett, brings back Adam Boca from NCM Insurance. Adam was a guest on CORVETTE TODAY #7 in June 2020!  But so much has happened since we visited with Adam 2 years ago. Adam is now Executive Director of NCM Insurance.  Plus, there are SO many updates about insurance to go through.  He explains nearly everything they offer and why it's so good for you.  Plus, Adam tells you that NCM Insurance is not just for Corvettes-you can in sure your other muscle cars, exotics, supercars and more with NCM Insurance! Once you listen or watch this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you'll want to switch your coverage to NCM Insurance too....I did!
33:36
August 01, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #119 - Corvette news & Headlines, Late Summer 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #119 - Corvette news & Headlines, Late Summer 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #119 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late July 2022 C8 Z06 pricing is here, order placement begins at the end of this month. So your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, welcomes back Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger to fill you in on everything you need to know about Corvette! Here are just a few of the topics we will cover in next week's show... C8 Z06 pricing is out-pricing. In Canada, Z06 pricing starts at $128,198 70th Anniversary wheel constraints are lifted NCM’s Motorsports Park will get $2.4m worth of improvements Spied…a 70th Anniversary Z06 leaves the Bowling Green Assembly Plant A hybrid AWD C8 E-Ray takes first laps at the Nurburgring Chevrolet offers custom luggage with the 70th anniversary packages New Z06 Academy video focuses on tech transfer from racing to the streets A handful of Z06 accessory options will not be available when ordering opened last week Listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, sign up for CORVETTE TODAY emails, join the Facebook group and shop in the CORVETTE TODAY Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteToday.com
38:00
July 25, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #118 - The Men From Michelin Talk Tires And Corvettes
CORVETTE TODAY #118 - The Men From Michelin Talk Tires And Corvettes
Tires on your Corvette play a huge, major role in the performance of the car. In this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, your host, Steve Garrett, talks with the two lead engineers that work and design tires for America's Sports Car. You'll hear from Lee Willard and Dr. Jeff Anderson about how Michelin designs and develops tires, how they "got in the door" with Chevrolet and Corvette and their role with Corvette Racing. Both of these men are thrilled to be on CORVETTE TODAY!  You'll truly enjoy listening and hearing their stories.
53:25
July 18, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY Extra - C8 Z06 Pricing Is Here!
CORVETTE TODAY Extra - C8 Z06 Pricing Is Here!
Hot off the press, CORVETTE TODAY has the C8Z06 pricing you've been waiting for! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger and your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, run down all the pricing you've been waiting to hear about! LISTEN NOW.....it's the CORVETTE TODAY Extra with C8 Z06 pricing!
09:02
July 15, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #117 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-July 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #117 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-July 2022
CORVETTE TODAY continues to be one of your top resources for current news and information about America’s Sports Car!  This week, Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger returns along with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to fill you in on the latest and greatest on Corvette! Here are a few of the topics discussed in this week’s show: 1.  Corvette had the least amount of issues in the JD Power Initial Quality Survey 2.  Chevrolet delivers 8,630 Corvettes in 2nd quarter 3.  Chevrolet refiles for trademark of “Zora” name 4. Is GM is stockpiling Z06 parts for customer cars? 5. Aerial drone shots of BGA show 70th Anniversary Z06’s 6.  Chevrolet has scrubbed the September 2022 delivery date of the NFT Minted Green Z06-auction was a bust 7.  Chevrolet has sold more Corvettes than Camaros in 2022 so far Don’t miss a single show!  An new CORVETTE TODAY episode launches every Monday at 12 midnight Eastern Time. Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, sign up for email notifications, join the CORVETTE TODAY Facebook group and shop in the CORVETTE TODAY Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
35:21
July 11, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #116 - Carbon Revolution, From Australia, Discusses Carbon Fiber Wheels
CORVETTE TODAY #116 - Carbon Revolution, From Australia, Discusses Carbon Fiber Wheels
Carbon Revolution, from Australia, is the company that will be making the Carbon Fiber wheels for the new C8 Z06. Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett sits down with Tim deSouza from Australia and Brad Lethorn from their North American office. Tim and Brad talk about the origins of the company, what other car brands they make Carbon Fiber wheels for and the future of Carbon Fiber! It's a fascinating and informative show!  Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
34:59
July 04, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #115 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late June 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #115 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late June 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #115 - Corvette News & Headlines We've got the latest News & Headlines in the world of Corvette for you every other week! Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back to give you the inside scoop on what's happening. Here are a few of the topics covered on next week's podcast.... C8 Z06 benchmarked Porsche, Audi, Ferrari and McLaren Chevrolet raises prices on 2023 C8 Stingray Chevrolet adds DCT transmission filter life to maintenance tab on 2023 Corvettes Chevy offers "Dark Stealth" crossed flags for 2023 Corvettes WEC drops GTE Pro class for 2023 and introduces GTE Premium for 2024 Chevrolet is offering Dark Stealth Crossed Flags for the 2023 Corvettes Is Corvette is scheduled for an interior refresh in 2024? Chevrolet to offer 1 of 1 Mint Green Z06 in first NFT Auction GM releases 2 more videos about the C8 Z06 This Friday, July 1st, is "Drive Your Corvette To Work" Day! Don't miss a single episode of CORVETTE TODAY on podcast and YouTube.  Each week's episode launches on Monday at 12 midnight Eastern Time.
45:39
June 27, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #114 - Meet Corvette Chief Engineer, Josh Holder
CORVETTE TODAY #114 - Meet Corvette Chief Engineer, Josh Holder
In 2020, Corvette named a new Chief Engineer - Josh Holder.  Josh is the perfect person to be Chief Engineer for America's Sports Car! Holder sits down with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to talk about his upbringing in a Chevrolet family, his love for Corvette at an early age, and how being the Chief Engineer for Corvette is all he ever wanted to be! Josh can talk all day about the new C8 Corvette, but this episode of CORVETTE TODAY allows you to get to know Josh Holder, the person-not necessarily the engineer. Josh is a Corvette guy-through and through. It's an amazing American success story!  You'll thoroughly enjoy this episode of CORVETTE TODAY while you get to know your Chief Engineer better!
35:18
June 20, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #113-Corvette News & Headlines, Mid June 2022 (And A New Feature On The Show)!
CORVETTE TODAY #113-Corvette News & Headlines, Mid June 2022 (And A New Feature On The Show)!
CORVETTE TODAY continues to be one of your best resources to get up-to-date news and information about America’s Sports Car.   This week, Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger returns along with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett to fill you in on the latest and greatest about Corvette. Here are some of the topics covered in this week’s show….. 1.  GM files federal trademark for Corvette Grand Sport 2.  Chevrolet launches a much-improved Build & Price configurator for 2023 Corvette Stingray 3.  The NCM begins 2023 Corvette Stingray deliveries 4.  2022 Corvette named IntelliChoice’s Best Premium Performance Car of the year 6.  Top 10 Corvette dealers announced 7.  Pricing for the C8 Stingray are going up $15,000 in Australia 8.  Will the C8 Z06 high wing be installed at the factory or the dealership 9. Recap of Corvette Racing at Le Mans 10. NEW SEGMENT-Our New Corvette Insider, Manny Katakis from Muscle Cars and Trucks brings us insider information about future C8 Corvettes! Tune in every week (Mondays at Midnight Eastern Time) for a new CORVETTE TODAY show.  You can listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, sign up for email notifications, join the Facebook group and check out the CORVETTE TODAY merchandise store at www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
43:40
June 13, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #112 - Lance Miller Previews The GM Nationals And Corvettes At Carlisle
CORVETTE TODAY #112 - Lance Miller Previews The GM Nationals And Corvettes At Carlisle
Lance Miller makes a return appearance on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast to talk about the upcoming GM Nationals along with the Corvettes At Carlisle shows. Lance and your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garret, outline everything you need for both shows!  Plus, they also to about the Chip Miller Amyloidosis Foundation. These are two shows you'll want to mark on your calendar.  Find out everything you need with this CORVETTE TODAY podcast.
29:42
June 06, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #111 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early June 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #111 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early June 2022
It’s the unofficial start to Summer and CORVETTE TODAY is shining brightly with news and headlines with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com. It seems as though there never a shortage of Corvette information buzzing around.  And this week is no exception.   Here are a few of the topics covered in this show….. 1.  Corvette raises destination charge by $100 to $1,395 2. Chevrolet adds 2 new videos to C8 Z06 Academy 3.  NCM names Brian Baker as Director of Collections & Education 4.  Trifecta Performance claims to have cracked the ECM on the C8 5.  The online 2023 Z06 Owner’s Manual confirms the Z06 to go 200 mph 6.  Corvette brings home the eNVy award for best premium sports car 7.  Chevrolet not going to SEMA this year 8.  Collection of Indy 500 Pace Cars sells for $1.375m at Mecum Indy. Start your Summer off right with CORVETTE TODAY on podcast and YouTube! Listen to the show, watch the YouTube video, visit the website, sign up for CORVETTE TODAY email notifications and join the Facebook group at: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
33:29
May 30, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #110 - Paint Protection Film (PPF) and Ceramic Coatings Explained By Master Detailer, Todd Cooperider
CORVETTE TODAY #110 - Paint Protection Film (PPF) and Ceramic Coatings Explained By Master Detailer, Todd Cooperider
Keeping your Corvette looking its best is not as difficult as you think.  Paint Protection Film (PPF) and Ceramic Coatings have made huge advances in recent years. And who better to decipher the latest developments than someone who is a master detailer and who has helped develop these products? Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, brings Todd Cooperider from Esoteric Car Car back to the show to talk about the recent developments in both. Learn about the procedure and the products you need to keep your Corvette looking its best and fully protected on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY! www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
37:22
May 23, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY Extra! Spring Vendor Showcase
CORVETTE TODAY Extra! Spring Vendor Showcase
CORVETTE TODAY wants to help you get ready for car show season by introducing you to  some vendor friends of the show that will help you make your Corvette look it's best!   We introduce you to Novistretch Travel Bras, Radiator Grille Store and American Hydrocarbon.  Each vendor talks about their company's beginning and what products they offer.
26:22
May 19, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #109 - Corvette News & Headlines, mid May 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #109 - Corvette News & Headlines, mid May 2022
It’s time to get you up to date on the latest news and headlines on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast and YouTube video! Join your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com and they discuss what’s happening with America’s Sports Car.  Here are a few of the topics discussed in this week’s show…. 1.  Hard Top Convertibles now account for 48% of Corvette orders 2.  Here are the most popular Corvette colors of 2022 3.  70th anniversary models delayed because of wheel constraints 4.  Export versions of the C8 Z06 with corner mounted exhaust will be exported 5.  The 2023 Stingray/Z06 Owner’s Manual available for download 6.  The 2023 C8 Z06 is the official Pace Car for the Indianapolis 500 7.  Corvette Racing’s drivers take a C8 Stingray on the track at Spring Mountain 8.  Corvette Hall Of Fame inductees announced 9.  Corvette is the AutoCar 2022 Dream Car of the Year CORVETTE TODAY is the best way to stay current on what’s happening with Corvette!  Don’t miss this episode….. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, WATCH THE YOUTUBE VIDEO, SIGN UP FOR EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS AND JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP AT: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
33:17
May 16, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #108-John Kraman From The Mecum Auction Previews The 35th Annual Spring Classic
CORVETTE TODAY #108-John Kraman From The Mecum Auction Previews The 35th Annual Spring Classic
CORVETTE TODAY welcomes back to the show, John Kraman, TV host of the Mecum Auction, to talk about the 35th Annual Dana Mecum Spring Classic coming up in Indianapolis! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, sits down with John to overview all the Corvettes, exotics, car collections and more.  There will be significant Corvettes crossing the block in Indy. So whether you're going to the auction or watching it on MotorTrend TV, get your preview of the show right here on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
35:03
May 09, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #107 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early May 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #107 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early May 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #107 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early May 2022 Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, is fresh back for the National Corvette Museum's Birthday Bash, and it's time for our News & Headlines show with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com! Keith was at the Birthday Bash too, and we review that, along with these other topics.... 1. GM President Mark Reuss says Electrified C8’s coming as soon as next year 2. 2015-2019 C7 owners file a lawsuit against GM for the “Chevy Shake” issue 3. The new Z06 GT3.R to hit the track for testing in September 4. New widebody C8 prototype seen with heavy camo and new wheels 5. The new C8 Z06 allows you to customize Launch Control 6. The National Corvette Museum announces a new Education Gallery 7. A C8 owner is denied a warranty claim on front lift because of an aftermarket lowering kit 8. Paul Stanley, from KISS, is selling his VIN 001 Stingray HTC at Barrett Jackson-Las Vegas 9. Jay Leno drives a NCRS 1954 Duntov Corvette If you weren't able to attend the NCM Birthday Bash, hear all about it, and more, on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY! Hear the show, watch the YouTube video, subscribe to weekly email updates, join the Facebook group and visit the website: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
35:26
May 02, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #106 - Learn About The New C8 Z06 LT6 Engine from Jordan Lee and Dustin Gardner
CORVETTE TODAY #106 - Learn About The New C8 Z06 LT6 Engine from Jordan Lee and Dustin Gardner
The new Corvette C8 Z06 that's coming out soon is all the rage!  And its revolutionary engine, the LT6, is putting the world on notice.  Who better to explain this engine, in detail, than the two engineers who headed up this project!   Jordan Lee is the Global Chief Engineer for Small Block Engines for General Motors and Dustin Gardner is the Assistant Global Chief Engineer for Small Block Engines.  Both sit down with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to talk about this engine and how they built the most powerful naturally aspirated V8 engine EVER!   It's one thing to read about this engine or hear about it.  It's a totally other thing to listen to the guys who developed and built this engine talk about it...their pride and enthusiasm truly comes through on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
42:45
April 25, 2022
It's A Special Episode of CORVETTE TODAY As We Begin Our 3rd Year With News & Headlines!
It's A Special Episode of CORVETTE TODAY As We Begin Our 3rd Year With News & Headlines!
It’s a Special 3-Year Anniversary Edition of the CORVETTE TODAY Podcast #105 The CORVETTE TODAY podcast celebrates the launch of year #3 with this weeks show!  This News & Headlines podcast with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com keeps you up-to-date and current on what’s going on with America’s Sports Car.  And it also celebrates the beginning of year #3 as the only weekly podcast dedicated to Corvette! Here are a few of the topics covered in this anniversary show: 1.  Chevrolet extends 2022 model year by one extra week 2.  The Stingray visualizer is launched while Z06 Visualizer has new updates 3.  Hot Wheels “Race To Win” exhibit coming to the NCM in May 2022 4.  Results for Corvette Racing at Long Beach 5.  Tadge spotted driving a C8 Z06 6.  A right-hand drive Z06 spotted in a parking lot here in the US 7.  A sketch by GM Design has everyone talking about an electric Corvette SUV 8.  Rick Hendrick buys the 1st production C8 Z06 HTC at Barrett Jackson for $1m 9.  A 1986 Corvette Pace Car brings $1.76 million at Barrett Jackson to help Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Efforts 10.  Corvette gains 16% market share to lead Premium Sports Car segment 11.  Chevrolet launches its Corvette Z06 Academy videos Help us commemorate the start of year #3 of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast and YouTube video with this special News & Headlines anniversary show! Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, sign up for email notifications and join the Facebook group at: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
33:40
April 18, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #104-Meet Corvette Racing Legend, Ron Fellows
CORVETTE TODAY #104-Meet Corvette Racing Legend, Ron Fellows
The CORVETTE TODAY podcast (and YouTube video channel) is honored to introduce you to Corvette Racing legend, Ron Fellows!   Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, sits down with Ron to discuss his illustrious career.  Ron tells you how he got his start in racing, he discusses some of his many race victories, how he got connected with Spring Mountain Racing and began the Corvette Performance Driving School there and his affiliation with Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.   Ron was part of the team that started Corvette Racing with the C5.R.  He also got Corvette Racing's first win. You'll hear him reminisce about his years with Corvette Racing and how he is still connected with Corvette Racing today.   The heritage of Corvette Racing is in full view on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY! www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
34:18
April 11, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #103 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early April 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #103 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early April 2022
CORVETTE TODAY Podcast #103 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early April 2022 Winter is finally over…now you’re thinking about getting your baby out of the garage and ready for show season! Get back into the groove with this brand new News & Headlines podcast with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com  Here are some of the headlines and news covered in this podcast: 1. 2023 C8 pricing is now officially out 2. National Corvette Museum Curator, Derek Moore, resigns 3.  US News & World Report calls the 2022 Corvette the “Best Luxury Sports Car” 4.  ISeeCars says Corvette is on the list of new vehicles selling over MSRP 5.  Watch Jordan Taylor’s “Behind The Scene’s” video of the Corvette Racing win at Sebring 6. Lime Rock Park to celebrate 70 years of Corvette with display of concept cars 7.  Barrett Jackson to sell the 1st retail C8 Z06 HTC at their Palm Beach auction\ 8.  CORVETTE TODAY Follow Up:  Kansas man is “throwing a party” to celebrate new law that keeps his ’59 Corvette away from the crusher 9.  NCM Motorsports Park hosting events even as clean-up efforts from December’s tornados continue 10.  Top Gear reviews the C8 Corvette 11.  Chevrolet gifts a Chevy Silverado to a Texas teen who's tornado video went viral We are ready for Springtime and car show season - you can be too….check out the latest Corvette news and headlines with this CORVETTE TODAY podcast! Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, visit the website, sign up for weekly email notifications and join the Facebook group here: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
30:12
April 04, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #102-Meet Retired Corvette Racing Crew Chief, Dan Binks
CORVETTE TODAY #102-Meet Retired Corvette Racing Crew Chief, Dan Binks
On this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you'll meet the man in charge of the Corvette Racing garage, Dan Binks. Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, remenisces with Dan about his 38 years in racing, his 19 years with Corvette Racing, how he got started with Corvette Racing, his fondest memories while with the team and what he's doing now. Hear about what it takes to go to Le Mans and how it feels to win there!  Get a true "behind the scenes" look at Corvette Racing on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
26:27
March 28, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #101 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late March 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #101 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late March 2022
It’s officially Springtime and the CORVETTE TODAY podcast continues to keep you up-to-date on what’s happening with America’s Sports Car. Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com joins your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, with the latest on Corvette as we get closer to the 70th anniversary C8 Corvettes. Here are some of the topics covered in this weeks podcast: 1. The Bowling Green Asembly Plant is shutdown all this week 2. 2023 Corvette pricing to be announced March 23rd 3. Corvette Racing at Sebring overview 4.  IMSA sets BoP (Balance of Performance) for Sebring, and Corvette had to add more weight 5. Is Sky Cool Gray with Strike Yellow seats going away for 2023? 6. A C8 HTC owner creates a see-through window for the LT2 engine 7. Ever heard of Corvette-driving Angelyne? Now there’s a series about her on Peacock. Stay on top of it all with Keith Cornett and Steve Garrett on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast! Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, join the Facebook group and sign up for weekly emails at www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
39:42
March 21, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #100 - Meet Speed Phenom from YouTube
CORVETTE TODAY #100 - Meet Speed Phenom from YouTube
Speed Phenom has been a Corvette YouTube sensation. And on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you get to meet Austin, up close and personal! Austin is a bright, enthusiastic young man with a passion for Corvettes, tracking cars and more! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, gets to know Speed Phenom and takes you along with him! Learn how Austin got started on YouTube, his Corvette adventures, the other cars he's owned and tracked and what his future plans are. It's a special 100th episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast! www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
30:55
March 14, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #99 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early March 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #99 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early March 2022
Well, Spring is finally here and as we get closer and closer to the release of the 2023 C8 Corvette and the Z06, your CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines podcast and YouTube video are packed with information about the upcoming releases of this 70th anniversary set of cars!  Join your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com for this week's show! Here are a few of the headlines covered in this episode: 1.  GM confirms early April for purchasing C8 Z06 2.  Z06 information leaks from the Workbench Order System 3.  C8 Z06 will have a temporary 6500 RPM during 500 mile break-in period 4.  Corvette wins Kelly Blue Book’s “Best Resale Value” award. 5.  Callaway and Chevy announce a 35th Anniversary B2K C8 Corvette 6.  Corvette Racing car #64 goes back to its original yellow/black livery for WEC 7.  Chevy engineers spent $25,000 on a Ferrari 458 engine in Poland for R&D 8.  There are 54 easter eggs on LT6 engine for the C8 Z06 9.   GM to increase revenue via the launch of 50 new digital features by 2026 As we get to the launch of the 2023 Corvette, the CORVETTE TODAY podcast and YouTube video channel is where to get the most current and up-to-date information! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, WATCH THE YOUTUBE VIDEO, SIGN UP FOR EMAILS, JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP HERE: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
33:05
March 07, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #98-Corvette Nation TV's Michael Brown Is Selling His Corvettes And Neon Signs at Mecum Auction/Glendale
CORVETTE TODAY #98-Corvette Nation TV's Michael Brown Is Selling His Corvettes And Neon Signs at Mecum Auction/Glendale
You remember Michael Brown as the host of TV's Corvette Nation Show. Michael has amassed a baautiful Corvette collection of cars as well as over 125 neon signs.  All are going to be sold at the Mecum Auction in Glendale, Arizone in mid-March 2022. In this podcast, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, sits down with Michael to overview all the Corvettes, all the neon signs and why he's selling everything! When you listen to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast, you'll be booking a trip to Arizona in March!
36:59
February 28, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #97 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid February 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #97 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid February 2022
Even though it’s Winter, there’s still a ton of Corvette news to be had.  Your “A Team” of CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com team up once again to deliver the most important Corvette news from the last 2 weeks! Here are a few of the topics covered in this podcast and YouTube video: 1. The Corvette C8 Z06 Dealer Tour is underway 2.  Corvette sales dominate the competition in 2021 3.  Chevy’s January 2022 average transaction price up 17% 4.  Corvette Racing does tire testing at Sebring 5.  Callaway Cars creates a road legal track C8 for customers 6.  The new Level 2 Carbon Fiber Trim Package requires a 3LZ interior trim on your Z06. 7.  The C8 E-Ray's DCT transmission possibly revealed in patent by Tremec 8.  The secret to the C8 Z06’s torque comes from a 200 year old German physicist 9.  Anderson Composites makes a full Carbon Fiber C8 body kit 10. YouTuber, Stradman, has a C8 Z06 “delivered" to his driveway 11.  The NCM’s Stingray Grill welcomes new consulting Head Chef Bobby Hammock 12.  HUGE special announcement from Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett-make sure to check out the end of the podcast! Make sure you’ve listened or viewed this News & Headlines podcast before Thursday, February 24th, for the big announcement, brought to you by the Mecum Auctions, CorvetteBlogger.com and the CORVETTE TODAY podcast! LISTEN TO THE PODCAST, WATCH THE YOUTUBE VIDEO, VISIT THE WEBSITE, SIGN UP FOR CORVETTE TODAY EMAILS AND JOIN THE CORVETTE TODAY FACEBOOK GROUP BY CLICKING HERE:  www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com
34:26
February 21, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #96-A Visit With Ken Lingenfelter & LPE-What's New In 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #96-A Visit With Ken Lingenfelter & LPE-What's New In 2022
The legendary Ken Lingenfelter visits the CORVETTE TODAY podcast again to talk about what's new at Lingenfelter Performance Engineering. Your host, Steve Garrett, talks with Ken about everything LPE is developing for the C8 in 2022.  If you love horsepower, you don't want to miss this show! Ken also talks about the collaborative project LPE is doing with Chevrolet that is absolutely mind-blowing...you don't want to miss this!  Plus, Ken also gives us an update on his 230 car Lingenfelter Collection. Get the cutting edge scoop about Lingenfelter Performance Engineering on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
24:04
February 14, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #95-Corvette News & Headlines, Early February 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #95-Corvette News & Headlines, Early February 2022
Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to bring you the most current, up-to-date news in the world of Corvette! It’s the start of racing season, so we’ve got updates on Daytona.  Plus, Chevrolet formally announces the 70th anniversary cars for 2023.  Here are some more of the headlines and topics covered in this podcast: 1.  2022 Stingrays to lose rear park assist option due to chip shortage 2. Australia and New Zealand take delivery of their first C8 Stingrays 3.  Chevrolet officially retires the LS7 V8 crate engine 4.  Corvette Racing results from the 24 Hours of Daytona 5. C8 Z06 Dealership Tour starts at Ciocca Chevrolet on February 18th & 19th 6.  Rick Hendrick buys the first production C8 Z06 for $3.6million at Barrett Jackson 7.  C8 Corvette ranks 2nd on the list of Top 15 cars that are now more expensive than when they were new Fill your February with Corvette News & Headlines on this CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
31:59
February 07, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #94-Learn About the Muscle Cars And Corvette Nationals Show
CORVETTE TODAY #94-Learn About the Muscle Cars And Corvette Nationals Show
Car Show season is right around the corner.  One of the huge Corvette shows to put on your 2022 calendar is the Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals in November in Chicago. Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, introduces you to the Managing Member if the show, Bob Ashton! Bob gives you all the details you need to know about this show.  It's a terrific family event that happens the week before Thanksgiving. After you listen to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast, you'll add the MCACN show to your 2022 list of events to attend this year!
40:10
January 31, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #93-Corvette News & Headlines, Mid January 2023
CORVETTE TODAY #93-Corvette News & Headlines, Mid January 2023
It’s the beginning of the new year and there’s a LOT of Corvette news to tell you about! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com give you the lowdown on what’s going on in the world of Corvette!  Here are a few of the news and headlines covered in this podcast…. 1. The Bowling Green Assembly Plant  has a rare Saturday shift, 1,036 C8 Corvettes were built last week, sets single day record for C8’s built 2.  Bowling Green auto workers reject contract, strike authorized 3.  Chevrolet pulls Engine Appearance Package and High Wing option from C8 orders 4.  Chevrolet confirms to dealers that 2023 production starts 5.  GM warns dealers about selling over MRSP for upcoming Z06’s 6. 70th Anniversary Details Leaked on the online Corvette Visualizer 7.  Chevrolet to offer 1st retail C8 Z06 for charitable auction at Barrett Jackson 8.  The #3 Cunningham Corvette of Lance Miller's has been sold! 9.  New official C8 Z06 video comes out from Chevrolet called “The World” Stay on top of everything Corvette with this week’s CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines Podcast!
37:60
January 24, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #92-Meet GM's New Sports Car Racing Brand Manager, Laura Wontrop Klauser
CORVETTE TODAY #92-Meet GM's New Sports Car Racing Brand Manager, Laura Wontrop Klauser
When GM decided to bring all of their racing entities under one person, they picked Laura Wontrop Klauser to lead them. In this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, your host, Steve Garrett, introduces you to Laura.  She's a Mechanical Engineer, she track races, she truly loves her job.  And she talks about bringing all of GM's racing together to share ideas and research.   Also learn about the future of Corvette Racing on this episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
35:52
January 17, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #91 - Corvette News & Headlines And Our 2021 Year-In-Review!
CORVETTE TODAY #91 - Corvette News & Headlines And Our 2021 Year-In-Review!
It’s the first Corvette News & Headlines podcast of the new year!  Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett along with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com, fill you in on the latest news in the world of Corvette as we begin 2022. But the guys also to a look at Corvette in 2021 too.  Here are some of the stories covered in this podcast… Current News & Headlines 1.  4th quarter Corvette sales numbers 2.  Update on the Corvettes damaged by the tornado at the NCM 3.  Now Consumer Reports ranks the C8 amongst its best road performers 4.  Chevrolet clarifies C8’s first service visit 5.  Top Gear UK/BBC gets up close & personal with two C8 Z06’s The top Corvette stories in 2021, Year in Review (News & Racing) 1.  BGA Plant stoppages in 2021 (supply chain issues, Covid, tornado, cancellation of final quarter allocations in 2021, etc…) 2.  Announcement of the C8 Z06 and the new LT6 engine 3.  Debut of the right-hand drive C8’s for the world market 4.  2 new women in the world of Corvette:  Sharon Brawner named President/CEO of the NCM and Laura Klauser named to new position of Sports Car Racing Brand Manager The top Corvette stories in 2021, Year in Review (The Lighter Side) 1.  Emilia Hartford’s quest to have the fastest C8 (and her competition-FuelTech) 2.  C8 awards in 2021 (Japan’s Car of the Year, Consumer Reports Best Road Performers, JD Power MultiMedia Study, JD Power APEAL Study, highest in JD Power Initial Quality, List of Fastest Selling Cars 3.  Chevy has a crate engine that’s 632 cubic inches and makes 1,004 horsepower 4.  Florida couple exchanges wedding vows before taking delivery of their C8 at the NCM 5.  2 feel-good stories: 90 year old veteran takes delivery of his C8 Stingray and WWII veteran receives a C8 Don’t miss this first News & Headlines podcast of 2022 and hear the top Corvette stories of last year on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast Website:  www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com Watch on YouTube:  www.YouTube.com/c/CorvetteTodayThePodcast Subscribe for CORVETTE TODAY emails:  https://CorvetteToday.ck.page Join the CORVETTE TODAY Facebook Group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136
38:04
January 10, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #90 - It's Our 2022 "Check-in" To Start The New Year!
CORVETTE TODAY #90 - It's Our 2022 "Check-in" To Start The New Year!
To begin 2022, I thought it would be fun to "check-in" with some friends of the show to see what's going on with them and how they are starting the new year! Join me, your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, as I begin with John Kraman, the TV co-host of the Mecum Auctions.  John talks about their record breaking 2021, where you can find them on TV in 2022 and what auctions are scheduled in the new year. Then, I check-in with Mike Furman, the #1 Corvette salesperson in the world.  Mike talks about Corvette delivery #6,000 and when he thinks it will happen along with the new Z06. Finally, I sit down with Derek Moore, the Director of Collections and Curator for the National Corvette Museum.  Derek gives you an overview of upcoming exhibits, an update on tornado damage and repairs to the NCM and the Motorsports Park and a look at upcoming events at the Museum for 2022. 3 different "check-in's" with 3 different people! It's a great way to start off 2022 with the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
31:49
January 03, 2022
CORVETTE TODAY #89 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late December 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #89 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late December 2021
The last podcast of 2021 is our Corvette News & Headlines show! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett teams up with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to get you up to date on the latest news in the world of Corvette. Here are just a few of the topics covered in this podcast.... 1.  Update on the Bowling Green Assembly Plant with updates on production and the aftermath of the tornados. 2.  1.  9th Circuit court nixes a proposed Class Action Lawsuit against GM for C6 Z06 engine valve guides 3.  Another class-action lawsuit over C7 Corvettes and Active Fuel Management 4.  2022 Corvette named Japan’s Performance Car of the Year 5.  Three 2023 Z06’s seen on a trailer headed to Milford Proving Ground and more! 6.  GMSV expects the C8 Z06 in early 2023 7.  Did we see an uncamoflaged E-Ray? 8.  Corvette sends out a new launch video for Z06 subscribers 9.  Top Gear UK reviews right hand drive C8 Stingray 10.  Hard top convertible owner uses magnets to show off his engine bay 11.  An overview of the Corvettes to be sold at Mecum Kissimmee 12. A new "Holiday Ride" video from Chevrolet is awesome! Have a terrific holiday season and enjoy this last CORVETTE TODAy podcast of 2021.
33:10
December 27, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #88-Meet The Host Of Zipity's Garage From YouTube, Jeff Duda
CORVETTE TODAY #88-Meet The Host Of Zipity's Garage From YouTube, Jeff Duda
His name might not sound familiar, but you know the song! Jeff Duda is a true Corvette enthusiast.  He's in the Original Garden State Corvette Club of New Jersey, he's been the Nationwide Leader for the National Corvette Museum's Caravan and he's the creator of Zipity's Garage on YouTube! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, introduces you to Jeff in this episode.  You'll hear about Jeff's Corvette YouTube channel and all of his social media outlets.  And he is also on the Board of Directors for the Chip Miller Foundation. If you're a Corvette enthusiast, you'll want to meet Jeff Duda on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
36:17
December 20, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY Podcast #87 - Corvette News & Headlines, mid December 2021
CORVETTE TODAY Podcast #87 - Corvette News & Headlines, mid December 2021
Even though we are knee-deep into the holiday season, there is no shortage of Corvette news to be talked about. Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to act as Santa for all Corvette enthusiasts! Here are just a few of the topics discussed in this podcast: 1.  Chevrolet to begin automated Customer Order updates for Corvette buyers 2.  Chevrolet to kick off a Z06 Dealer’s Tour next year 3.  Corvette Racing is taking two C8.R’s to Daytona 4.  Will we see different colors made available for the twin intake manifolds of the C8 Z06? 5. GM to start Corvette 8 speed dual-clutch production in Q2 of 2022 6. The C8 has a poster inserted in the New Roads magazine from Chevrolet 7.  Callaway is partnering with Thompson Speedway to develop a track delivery experience 8.  Corvette Racing Ambassador Doug Fehan’s C8 Corvette was sold on Bring-A-Trailer 9.  A new study shows the C8 service costs are higher than the C7’s service costs 10.  UPDATE on the tornados that hit Bowling Green on Friday, December 10th and the damage caused at the Corvette Assembly Plant, the National Corvette Museum and the Motorsports Park It looks like Corvette owners are on the “Nice” list with Santa this year!  Check out this and so much more on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
33:56
December 13, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #86-Meet The New President & CEO Of The National Corvette Museum, Sharon Brawner
CORVETTE TODAY #86-Meet The New President & CEO Of The National Corvette Museum, Sharon Brawner
The National Corvette Museum has a brand new President and CEO! In this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you'll meet Sharon Brawner.  Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, talks to Sharon about her Kentucky upbringing, her life and her career path and about how her new gig at the NCM is her dream job!  Sharon has an incredible work history and brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the National Corvette Museum. See why Sharon Brawner is a perfect fit for the National Corvette Museum in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
41:44
December 06, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #85 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late November 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #85 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late November 2021
The holiday season is in full swing and there is no shortage of Corvette news to feast on!  Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up with Keith Cornett to get you up to date on America’s Favorite Sports Car. Here are just a few of the topics covered in this podcast: 1.  There is a quality control hold at the Bowling Green Assembly plant over wheels 2.  Corvette ties the Cadillac Escalade for 1st place in JD Power Multimedia Study 3.  Adrenaline Red interior replaces Morello Red for 2023 4. C8 Z06 pricing said to be confirmed by 2 dealerships 5.  Did Chevrolet show 2 new Z06 colors at the LA Auto Show? 6.  GM’s Design Center shows early drawings of the C8 Z06 7.  C8 Corvette wins Car & Driver’s 10Best award for 3rd year in a row 8.  Chevy MyWay to offer a Corvette Expert Seminar for Winterization Get your 2nd helping of Corvette news and headlines on this weeks episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast! WEBSITE:  www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com GET CORVETTE TODAY EMAILS:  https://CorvetteToday.ck.page WATCH CORVETTE TODAY ON YOUTUBE:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCRn-2X0SjjEXUt_UlOPPQ JOIN THE CORVETTE TODAY FACEBOOK PAGE:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136
29:08
November 29, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #84 - Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles Talks About The New C8 Z06
CORVETTE TODAY #84 - Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles Talks About The New C8 Z06
Now that the new C8 Z06 has been formally launched, Corvette Brand Marketing Manager, Harlan Charles, talks about it in-depth, with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett. Harlan and Steve cover so much, including details about the new LT6 engine, the exhaust, the huge wheels and tires and the 2 levels of Carbon Fiber trim options. You'll also find out about some of the nuances you might not know about, the different combos and Easter Eggs to look for! Find out everything you thought you knew about the C8 Z06, but didn't on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
37:43
November 22, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #83 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-November 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #83 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-November 2021
As we enter the holiday season, we are not at a loss for news in the world of Corvette! Join your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com as they cover everything happening in the world of Corvette. Here are a few of the topics covered in this podcast: 1.  The 2nd shift at the Bowling Green Assembly Factory is back to work after a 2-week layoff 2.  Chevrolet announces 2023 order and start-up production dates 3.  GM shows a 10.6 second quarter mile time on the new C8 Z06 4.  Corvette Racing’s 250th event is at Petit Le Mans 5. Corvette Racing going global next year and introduces the GT3.R for 2024 6.  Own Don Yenko’s 1968 L88 Corvette that raced at Daytona and Sebring 7.  The 1957 Corvette Super Sport will be up for auction at Mecum Kissimmee in January 2022 8.  Details on the Lingenfelter C8 Supercharger System and Procharger Supercharger 9.  Borla cat-back exhaust kit becomes an official C8 accessory 10.  Jay Leno drives the new C8 Z07 All this and more on the latest News & Headlines podcast for CORVETTE TODAY!
32:01
November 15, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #82-Meet the Author of the Book "Ladies & Vettes, A Guide For The Female Corvette Enthusiast, June Bartlett
CORVETTE TODAY #82-Meet the Author of the Book "Ladies & Vettes, A Guide For The Female Corvette Enthusiast, June Bartlett
If you're looking for a great Corvette gift for the female Corvette enthusiast in your life, be sure to listen to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast! You'll meet June Barlett, the co-author of the book "Ladies & Vettes, A Guide For the Female Corvette Enthusiast". Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, talks to June about her motivation to write this book and what the book is all about.  Plus, you can win an autographed copy of the book in the contest via the podcast. Is a another great episode of CORVETTE TODAY where you can win this book!
23:20
November 08, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #81-Corvette News & Headlines (and new C8 Z06 info), Early November 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #81-Corvette News & Headlines (and new C8 Z06 info), Early November 2021
The new C8 Z06 has been debuted and Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com cover every single detail available about this new machine! Plus, this podcast also gives you the latest news and information about Corvette.  Besides the Z06, here are some other topics covered in this podcast: 1.  NCM to alter operating hours, but Museum Delivery cars will not be affected 2.  Chevrolet offers a 632 cubic inch, 1,004 horsepower crate engine 3.  The Corvette Mechanic, Paul Koerner, gets a job with General Motors 4.  Chevrolet passes $50,000 in average transactions 5.  Chevrolet airs a new Corvette C8 Z06 commercial during the World Series 6.  Corvette Racing may run IMSA and WEC next year 7.  Corvette Race Car Driver, Jordan Taylor, drives the new C8 Z06 This is the place to get ALL of the information about the reveal of the new Corvette C8 Z06 along with the latest Corvette news-it’s the CORVETTE TODAY podcast! Website: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com Get Email Notifications: https://CorvetteToday.ck.page Join the Facebook Group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136 Watch CORVETTE TODAY on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCRn-2X0SjjEXUt_UlOPPQ
38:29
November 01, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #80 - Meet Famed Corvette Race Car Driver, Andy Pilgrim
CORVETTE TODAY #80 - Meet Famed Corvette Race Car Driver, Andy Pilgrim
If you're a fan of Corvette Racing, you'll absolutely love this podcast!   Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, sits down with famed Corvette Racing driver, Andy Pilgrim, to discuss his illustrious career.  Andy takes you back to his days in Great Britain, where he started racing motorcycles.  He tells you how he got to the United States and how he got invited to be a part of the Corvette Racing team. Pilgrim talks about his 20+ years racing, his time at Le Mans and much more.   Also find out what Andy is doing today and his association with the National Corvette Museum and the Motorsports Park. It's an fascinating listen about one of the drivers who helped kick on Corvette Racing on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
39:08
October 25, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #79 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-October 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #79 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid-October 2021
With the reveal of the new mid-engine C8 Z06 next week, this CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines episode is a “must listen-to” podcast! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, teams up again with Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to bring you the hottest headlines in the world of Corvette…including the latest on the C8 Z06 reveal on October 26th!  Here are a few of the topics covered in this podcast: 1. The C8 Z06 will make public debut at the Petersen Automotive Museum on October 26 2. GM makes a change to 2022 Corvette ordered with Z51 and the high wing 3. C8 Corvette ranked 2nd on the list of the fastest selling cars in September 2021 4. C8 E-Rays are testing in Colorado and outside the Nurburgring in Germany 5. A 95 year old WWII veteran is moved to the head of the line to get his 2022 Corvette 6. Mazzanti to build a Corvette-powered Italian supercar with 761 horsepower 7. A truckload of C8’s goes up in flames 8. Watch a video of BGA building right-hand drive C8 Corvettes You’ll know everything we know when you listen to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
31:29
October 18, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #78-Corvette Test Driver, Jim Mero, Answers YOUR Questions!
CORVETTE TODAY #78-Corvette Test Driver, Jim Mero, Answers YOUR Questions!
Famed Corvette Test Driver, Jim Mero, is back on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast with your host, Steve Garrett to answer YOUR questions!   These questions came from CorvetteForum.com and MidEngineCorvetteForum.com.  There are some great questions and outstanding responses from Jim.  Jim talks about suspension and ride calibrations for the C6 and C7 Corvettes.  He also talked about his experiences test on the Nurburgring and the Autobahn!   It's a fascinating interview and episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
52:60
October 11, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #77 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early October 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #77 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early October 2021
As we get closer to the October 26th reveal date for the new C8 Z06, CORVETTE TODAY's News & Headlines podcast is packed with critical information about this new car! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com go over everything that's available on the new C8 Z06.  Here is a quick overview of the topics covered in this podcast.... 1.  GM teases the new C8 Z06 on Instagram 2.  First Z06 picture-what are we looking at? Have we seen it before? 3.  The NCM will demolish the Country Hearth Inn Hotel after Firefighter Training 4. The C8 Z06 is photographed on the streets around the Nurburgring 5. Is GM’s new Ultium 62kw EV motor headed for the Corvette E-ray? 6. GM shot a Z06 commercial in Pittsburgh last week with the Z06, and it’s an Hard Top Convertible! 7. Testing of the C8 Z06 HTC is seen at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds 8.  A $1million ’57 Corvette for sale-it was from Zora’s Fuelie Test Fleet 9.  Z06 renderings done in EFY body colored exterior trim vs Carbon Flash If you're waiting for this Z06, like we are, don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
28:23
October 04, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #76 - Meet Corvette C4 Afictionato, Brad Hansen
CORVETTE TODAY #76 - Meet Corvette C4 Afictionato, Brad Hansen
CORVETTE TODAY delves into the C4 Corvette with affectionato, Brad Hansen. Brad is a LA videographer by trade, but uses his C4 as a Daily Driver.  Consequently, he has become a true go-to guy for all C4 do-it-yourselfers! Brad has a great YouTube channel and social media presence.  You'll find out all about that and more on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
30:10
September 27, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #75 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid September 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #75 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid September 2021
Things are starting to heat up about the new C8 Z06!  And CORVETTE TODAY covers it all in this News & Headlines episode.  Here are some of the topics you'll hear about ... 1.  Final stats for the 2021 model year C8 Corvette 2.  Nearly half of the C8.R IMSA Edition C8’s are already sold 3.  2022 C8 Configurator is now live 4.  The C8 was the 2nd fastest selling new car in August 2021 5.  Consumer Reports declines to recommend the 2021 C8 Corvette 6.  2021 C8 tops its class in the JD Power APEAL Study 7. A Nurburgring video captures 2023 C8 Z06 with unofficial track time 8. We have video evidence that the C8 Z06 will also come in an HTC 9. Did we see the reveal colors on the last teaser video for the C8 Z06? 10. Another Easter Egg discovery on the C8 Z06 “Save the Date” video 11. Spy photos of the C8 E-ray confirm it’s a performance hybrid 12.  New Zealand about to get their right-hand drive C8 Corvettes 13.  The C8 Z06 might break 3 production V8 records 14.  Chevrolet has officially quit making the LT5 engine with 755 hp This is a long list of topics, and it's not everything that's covered in this episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast.
37:39
September 20, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #74-The Story of the 1960 #1 Le Mans Corvette Race Car with Kevin Mackay.
CORVETTE TODAY #74-The Story of the 1960 #1 Le Mans Corvette Race Car with Kevin Mackay.
In 1960, Briggs Cunningham took 3 Corvettes to race at Le Mans.  We know where the #2 and the #3 cars are.  But what ever happened to the #1 car? Legendary Corvette hunter, Kevin Mackay, returns to the CORVETTE TODAY podcast to tell you the story of this famous Corvette! Kevin sits down with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to trace the chase for this #1 car, the legal battle that insured, and the auction of this car.  Plus, find out where this famous #1 Le Mans car is now. It's the Holy Grail of Corvettes-you get the full story on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
34:49
September 13, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #73 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early September 2021 (1 Year Anniversary Podcast)
CORVETTE TODAY #73 - Corvette News & Headlines, Early September 2021 (1 Year Anniversary Podcast)
CORVETTE TODAY #73-Corvette News & Headlines (1 Year Anniversary Edition) The CORVETTE TODAY podcast celebrates it’s one year News & Headlines Anniversary!  On this episode, your host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com bring you the latest about Corvette. Steve and Keith are joined by Jeremy Welborn from the very first CORVETTE TODAY podcast, President of the Southwest Oklahoma Corvette Club and CorvetteBlogger.com to discuss the National Corvette Museum’s Anniversary Celebration.  Along with that, here are other topics covered on this podcast…. 1.  BGA will NOT shut down this week (due to the chip shortage) 2.  Corvette ranks highest in class in 2021 JD Power Initial Quality Study 3.  AutoTrader shows C8 Stingray consistently sell above MSRP 4.  NCM names Sharon Brawner and new President and CEO 5.  Callaway introduces “Launch Edition” C8 at Corvettes at Carlisle 6.  Review of Corvettes at Carlisle 7.  Review of the NCM Anniversary Event 8.  Mark Reuss shares pictures of the 2023 Z06’s at the Nurburgring garages 9.  Extreme Turbo Systems shatters C8 world record with a 9.05 at 159 MPH 10.  Emelia Hartford’s C8 Dynos at 1400 HP Celebrate the 1 year anniversary of our News & Headlines podcast on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY! Website & Merchandise: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com Get CORVETTE TODAY emails:  https://CorvetteToday.ck.page Join the CORVETTE TODAY Facebook Group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136 Watch CORVETTE TODAY on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCRn-2X0SjjEXUt_UlOPPQ
37:02
September 06, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #72-Need A Boost? Talk To Chris Wells From CT Performance!
CORVETTE TODAY #72-Need A Boost? Talk To Chris Wells From CT Performance!
If you're the kind of person that loves LOTS of horsepower, this will be your favorite episode of CORVETTE TODAY. Your host, Steve Garrett, talks to the co-owner of CT Performance, Chris Wells.  Chris and his business partner are famous for high horsepower in C4, C5, C6 and C7 Corvettes. Chris and his business partner love C6 ZR1's.  He talks about those cars, how CT Performance has boosted them to high horsepower, and the records those Corvettes hold at 230 mph. So if you've ever wanted more horsepower for your Corvette, CT Performance is the place to get it and this CORVETTE TODAY podcast is the one to listen to!
27:52
August 30, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #71 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late August 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #71 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late August 2021
This news & headlines podcast is the one that C8 enthusiasts are waiting for!  We have the C8 Z06 news everyone has been waiting to hear.  Plus, we have Corvette Racing results for you from Le Mans on Sunday. Here’s a rundown of some of the other topics you’ll hear about on this CORVETTE TODAY podcast: 1.  Chevrolet tells dealers when 2022 C8 production will start 2.  Corvette was the fastest selling new car in July 2021 3.  The C8 Z06 and Z07 gives us a great view from the Nurburgring plus all the new variants we saw 4.  The C8 Z06 makes a surprise visit at Le Mans 5.   Lingenfelter makes a Carbon Fiber intake manifold for the C8’s LT2 engine 6.  A C6 Corvette C6 race car is donated to the NCM 7.  Neil Peart’s (the drummer from the band, Rush) ’63 Split Window sells for $368,000 at Pebble Beach Don’t snooze and lose - be sure to check out this CORVETTE TODAY podcast! Listen here:  https://adori.page.link/corvette-today Website & Merchandise:  www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com Get CORVETTE TODAY emails: https://CorvetteToday.ck.page Join the CORVETTE TODAY Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136 Watch CORVETTE TODAY on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCRn-2X0SjjEXUt_UlOPPQ
33:30
August 23, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #70-Meet John Heinricy, Retired Corvette Assistant Chief Engineer
CORVETTE TODAY #70-Meet John Heinricy, Retired Corvette Assistant Chief Engineer
In this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you'll meet the man affectionately known as "Heinrocket"!  Your host, Steve Garrett, sits down with John Heinricy. John was the Assistant Chief Engineer for Corvette during the C4 and C5 era.  Heinricy details the beginnings of the GM Performance Division, which he was the director of.  Learn how GM started testing at the Nurburgring, how he became Development Manager for Corvette, and hear about the launch of the C4 Corvette and the development of the ZR-1! He also gives you a behind-the-scenes look at setting the endurance record in the C4 Corvette.  Heinricy is known as the "Father of the Grand Sport".  He owns C4 Grand Sport #1.  You'll also gain insight on the development process of the Corvette and how long it takes to develop a new generation. He is also a 2014 inductee into the Corvette Hall of Fame! It's a jam-packed episode!  Don't miss this installment of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast.
52:35
August 16, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #69-Corvette News & Headlines, Early August 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #69-Corvette News & Headlines, Early August 2021
It might be the Dog Days of Summer, but there's no shortage of Corvette news and headlines! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com bring you the latest in the world of Corvette. Here are a few of the headlines covered in this podcast.... 1. The average price for a C8 in Q2 was $82,289 2.  2021 Corvette buyers are having trouble getting dealerships to honor the $1,000 price protection 3.  The Corvette Team confirms they will be at the NCM Anniversary Celebration 4.  A special 1996 C4 Grand Sport is donated to the NCM 5.  A spy video shows a possible magnesium transmission casing on 2023 Z06 6.  OnStar ends a police pursuit of stolen C7 Corvette 7.  Why Chevrolet never made a 4-seater C2 Corvette Never miss a news and headlines podcast of CORVETTE TODAY!
30:20
August 09, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #68 - Corvette From A Canadian Perspective With Morgan Crosbie
CORVETTE TODAY #68 - Corvette From A Canadian Perspective With Morgan Crosbie
Corvettes are sold all around the world.  But on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you'll get a Corvette perspective based upon "The Great White North". Morgan Crosbie is a Corvette Specialist at Finch Chevrolet in London, Ontario, Canada.  Morgan talks with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, and tells you what it's like to buy and sell Corvettes in Canada. You'll also learn about Morgan's hugely successful YouTube channel, Cars and Crosbie along with all his other social media where he posts Corvette content. Get the Canadian view of Corvette on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
23:03
August 02, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #67 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late July 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #67 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late July 2021
We've been doing Corvette news & headlines podcasts on CORVETTE TODAY since September 2020.  I don't remember ever doing a news & headlines podcast with this much critical information packed into one podcast!  This is a "must listen" to podcast.  Here are a few of the topics covered in this episode.... 1.  Chevrolet confirms the introduction this Fall of the 2023 C8 Z06 with a new video release-and it sounds like a Ferrari 2.  Corvette dominates sales in Q2 2021 3.  Chevy dealerships have received their first 2022 C8 allocations 4.  Callaway looks ahead to 2022 and the Callaway C8 Corvette 5.  Right-hand drive C8 is revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK 6.  New GT-3 spec C8.R expected in 2024 7.  California will start failing cars with tuned ECU’s during smog checks 8.  The National Corvette Museum delivers their 14,000th Corvette 9.  A couple exchanges wedding vows before taking delivery of their C8 at the NCM 10.  "Life in the Fast Lane" by The Eagles is a story of cocaine and a fast Corvette 11.  Sigala Designs shows off a completed widebody kit for the C8 If you miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you're really missing out!
32:40
July 26, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #66 - A Preview of Corvettes At Carlisle With Owner, Lance Miller
CORVETTE TODAY #66 - A Preview of Corvettes At Carlisle With Owner, Lance Miller
Corvettes at Carlisle is the largest Corvette show in the country.  Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, brings the owner, Lance Miller, back on the show to talk about this years event! In spite of the pandemic last year, Corvettes at Carlisle still went on, but on a scaled back basis.  This year, the show is wide open and ready to go. Steve and Lance talk about what's new at this years show and what's happening at the event.  Plus, we're giving away two Fun Field passes to Corvettes at Carlisle on the podcast! Be sure to check out this episode of CORVETTE TODAY and win!
28:53
July 19, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #65 - News & Headlines, July 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #65 - News & Headlines, July 2021
It’s time to catch up on the latest news and headlines in the world of Corvette with the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!  Your host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com tell you what’s going on in regards to Corvette.  Here are some of the topics we cover in this podcast…. 1. 2022 Order Guide shows a Carbon Fiber high wing and intake trim for the C8 2.  Ordering for 2022’s are open…with a catch! 3.  New 2022 pricing is in for Z51, front-end lift and Destination Fees 4. Tadge Juechter on allowing access to the C8 Corvette’s ECU 5.  Laura Klauser from Corvette Racing offers update on C8.R’s conversion to GT3 specs for 2022 6.  The Simeone Museum brings out their #2 1963 Grand Sport 7.  The #1 Corvette dealership in the USA, Kerbeck Chevrolet, sells to Ciocca Dealerships and launches new website 8.  Gooding & Co. auctioned off drummer Neal Peart's (from the band, Rush) car collection, which included a ’63 Split Window 9. GM Design Team shares early design sketch of 1961 Corvette Stingray concept 10.  Everyday Driver (from YouTube) looks at the C8 vs Lexus LC500 as what’s the best car for golfers Hear all this and more on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY! Website: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com Get CORVETTE TODAY emails: https://CorvetteToday.ck.page Join the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136 Watch CORVETTE TODAY on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXCRn-2X0SjjEXUt_UlOPPQ
28:34
July 12, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #64 - Corvette Vendor Showcase
CORVETTE TODAY #64 - Corvette Vendor Showcase
This episode of CORVETTE TODAY features three Corvette vendors.  Each tells you about the products they offer to Corvette owners.  Learn about the technology behind each Vendor and the items they make.  Plus, take advantage of the discounts offered only to CORVETTE TODAY podcast listeners! Segment 1 - CTR America Segment 2 - Hushmat Segment 3 - Halltech Systems
34:39
July 04, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #63 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late June 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #63 - Corvette News & Headlines, Late June 2021
Summer is here and there is no shortage of Corvette news and headlines to catch up on! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com give you the latest information on America's Sports Car in this podcast.  Here are a few of the topics covered in this show.... 1.  GM shows the 3 new 2022 C8 colors on the cars 2.  Corvette Executive Chief Engineer, Tadge Juechter discusses LT2 updates and why 2021 allocation was cut off 4.  GM faces class action lawsuit over Destination Charges 5.  C8 Corvette drops to 2nd place on fastest selling cars for May 2021. 6.  Corvette Racing assembling a 4th chassis ahead of Le Mans 7.  The C8 Corvette is pace car for Road America Indy Car race 8.  The C8 Corvette ranks 5th on the Cars.com American-Made Index. 9.  The C8 Corvette is attracting a whole new kind of buyer This CORVETTE TODAY episode is packed with the news you want to know about our favorite sports car...Corvette!  Don't miss it.....
31:57
June 28, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #62 - Meet Corvette Plant Manager, Kai Spande!
CORVETTE TODAY #62 - Meet Corvette Plant Manager, Kai Spande!
On this episode of CORVETTE TODAY, you get to meet the Corvette Plant Manager for the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, Kai Spande! Your host, Steve Garrett, introduces you to Kai as he traces his career with GM.  Kai talks about how the Bowling Green Assembly Plant transitioned from the front engine, C7 Corvette, to the mid-engine C8 Corvette.  You'll get insights on the plant expansion and how they made that all happen...giving the new C8 Corvette a true state-of-the-art build facility. Kai also tells you about the Corvettes he has owned and the funny story of how he loved Corvettes, but never thought he'd get to work for it during his tenure at GM. Get to personally know Corvette Plant Manager, Kai Spande, on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
37:33
June 21, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #61 - News & Headlines, Mid-June 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #61 - News & Headlines, Mid-June 2021
Wow....there is so much Corvette news coming out right now.  And that's what is discussed on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!  Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com joins your host, Steve Garrett to cover it all.  Check out some of the headlines below.... 1.  GM Cancels June Allocation – 3000 status orders to be completed 2.  Chevrolet releases details and pricing on 2022 Corvette 3.  Chevrolet will offer a Corvette C8.R Special Edition for 2022 4.  2022 C8 Corvette Visualizer is now live 5.  Right-hand drive C8’s arrive in Japan and revealed at Fuji Speedway 6.  Ordering Opens in Australia and New Zealand 7.  GM still working out details for 2023 Racing Program 8.  Juan Pablo Montoya loves the Indy 500 pace car C8 Corvette! 9.  With C8 details out for 2022, the Z06 will most likely be a 2023 model 10.  Pre-owned Corvette pricing up 34% in the last year ...and there's lots more!  Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
33:10
June 14, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #60 - Mike Furman Delivers Corvette #5,000 Of His Career!
CORVETTE TODAY #60 - Mike Furman Delivers Corvette #5,000 Of His Career!
Mike Furman from Criswell Chevrolet is the #1 Corvette salesperson in the world!  And on May 29th, he delivered Corvette #5,000 of his career! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, relives that delivery on this podcast.  Furman talks about what customer got #5,000, the gifts he received and the entire event itself.  Plus, Mike talks about his favorite Corvette delivery, his personal Corvettes that he has owned and when #6,000 might be delivered. It's a monumental story and a monumental episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
21:40
June 07, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #59 - News & Headlines, June 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #59 - News & Headlines, June 2021
It's the unofficial start of Summer-Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com is back with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to keep you current on what's going on in the world of Corvette. Here are a few of the the topics discussed on this podcast... 1.  Corvette plant shuts down second consecutive week 2.  Chevrolet offers tips on how to keep the C8’s LT2 engine running well 3.  Tadge Juechter talks about the C8 Brake Fade Warning System 4. A judge rules that the C7 cracked wheel lawsuit can proceed 5. Mobil 1 The Grid profiles the drivers of Corvette Racing 6. Danica Patrick drove the C8 pace car at the Indy 500 7. The Sledgehammer’s high bid was $500,000, but that’s not good enough! 8.  Finally….the C8 Corvette is featured on Top Gear! 9.  Hallmark offers a Torch Red C8 Corvette Christmas ornament 10.  FEEL GOOD STORY: An 87 year old buys his first Corvette! Check it out....You'll love this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
28:43
May 31, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #58 - Meet The Man Who Created The Bloomington Gold Certifications, David Burroughs!
CORVETTE TODAY #58 - Meet The Man Who Created The Bloomington Gold Certifications, David Burroughs!
David Burroughs is a quiet, soft spoken man.  He has accomplished so much in the world of Corvette.  He is the person responsible for creating the Bloomington Gold judging and the Gold Certification! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, talks to David about how he came about creating this judging standard, the obstacles he overcame and how it became so successful. David is widely recognized as one of the leaders in automotive authentication in the world.  He has branched out to authenticate other things too, which are talked about in this podcast. His company called Prove-It has accomplished just that! He co-authored the book, "Corvette Restoration-State of the Art" and is an accomplished formation pilot! It's a fascinating story about Corvettes and judging on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
35:43
May 24, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #57 - News & Headlines For Mid-May 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #57 - News & Headlines For Mid-May 2021
Catch up on the latest Corvette news & headlines with your host, Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com.  Here are some of the topics covered in this podcast.... 1.  2021 C8 production runs through August 3.  Corvette was the fastest selling car again…this time, in April 2021 4.  Consumer Reports offers their 1st impression of the 2021 C8 Corvette 5.  The NCM announces the Andy Pilgram Driving Experience 6.  The C8 Corvette Convertible is the official Pace Car for the 105th Indy 500 7.  NCM selects LLumar as its preferred PPF 8.  Chip Foose customizes a ’62 Corvette with a Midyear dash 9.  The famous Sledgehammer Callaway Corvette offered for sale on Bring-A-Trailer 10.  YouTuber “Fourwheel Trader” offers an excellent Market Analysis and Depreciation update for the C8 Corvette 11.  Philly Conquers de’ Elegance celebrates Corvette, America’s Sports Car Stay up to date on everything Corvette with this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
31:55
May 17, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #56-Win A Subscription to Corvette Fever Magazine With Owner Alan Colvin!
CORVETTE TODAY #56-Win A Subscription to Corvette Fever Magazine With Owner Alan Colvin!
Corvette Fever magazine has not been published for a while.  But Alan Colvin, a walking encyclopedia of GM cars as well as Corvette, has purchased the rights to Corvette Fever and has revived this publication! Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, visits with Alan to talk about the books he's written on Corvette and other GM products, his history with the old Corvette Fever magazine and how he plans to revive the publication. Plus, listen to this podcast to learn how you can win one of 3-two year subscriptions to Corvette Fever that we're giving away exclusively on this podcast! Listen to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast and win a subscription to Corvette Fever magazine!!!
28:47
May 10, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #55 - News & Headlines, Early May 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #55 - News & Headlines, Early May 2021
Check out the latest in the world of Corvette with this CORVETTE TODAY podcast for early May 2021. Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com joins your host, Steve Garrett to keep you up to date!  Here are a few of the topics covered in this podcast.... 1..  Corvette’s 3 new colors debuted at the NCM Michelin Bash 2. C8 Hard Top Convertible sales amount to 41% of C8 sales 3.  Corvette Europe to hold launch event for C8 on May 7-9th 4.  NCM announces $12 million expansion 5. Doug Fehan inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame 6. Oliver Gavin retiring from Corvette Racing after the Spa WEC race 7. C8 Z06 and ZR1 mules spotted testing in Ohio 8. Chevy is preparing to start pre-production on a widebody C8 9..  Michigan’s Gilmore Car Museum showing “Greatest Generation” Corvette exhibit Wow....there's SO MUCH to hear about-stay current on what's happening with Corvette on this episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
35:23
May 03, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #54-Meet Rick DeBruhl, TV Host of the Barrett Jackson Auctions.
CORVETTE TODAY #54-Meet Rick DeBruhl, TV Host of the Barrett Jackson Auctions.
You know Rick DeBruhl by face and by voice.  You've seen Rick on TV for IndyCar races and Formula 1 on ABC, ESPN, NBC and Speed TV.  You've seen and heard him as TV host of the Barrett Jackson auctions. Rick sits down with your CORV ETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and talks about his career.  He talks about his start in radio and television in California. He gives you insight on how he got into the racing business. Rick also talks about rubbing elbows with some of the biggest racing figures in the history of Formula 1 and IndyCar.  And obviously, Rick also talks about the important role Corvette plays in each and every Barrett Jackson auction! Then Steve and Rick dig deep into Barrett Jackson, which he's done for nearly 20 years.  Rick DeBruhl is a storyteller.  That is clearly evident on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY....enjoy!
48:26
April 26, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #53-News & Headlines For Mid-April 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #53-News & Headlines For Mid-April 2021
We are thrilled to say that this podcast begins year #2 for CORVETTE TODAY!  Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com teams up with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to keep you on top of what's going on in the world of Corvette.  Here are some of the topics covered in this podcast: 1.  April 2021 Constraints and Production Update – 11000 orders still to produce 3.  Zeus Bronze and Sebring Orange are now no longer available for order 3.  Corvette is the fastest selling new car for the 3rd month in a row! 4.  Corvette dominates Q1 sales with 51% marketshare 5.  Corvette has highest model loyalty in Luxury Sports Car segment 6. Sportscar 365 says GM Racing will make a decision on LMDH & GTD Pro in 45 days 7.  Digital Paint samples for three new 2022 colors revealed 8.  Tonowanda #1 Team Badges available for sale at Chevy Parts Counter 9.  Corvettes at Carlisle to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ’96 Grand Sport 10.  Supercar Blondie is a fan of the C8 Corvette! Join us as we start year #2 with this News & Headlines podcast for CORVETTE TODAY!
33:13
April 19, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #52-Meet Tom Peters, Retired Exterior Design Director for the C5, C6, C7 and C8 Corvette!
CORVETTE TODAY #52-Meet Tom Peters, Retired Exterior Design Director for the C5, C6, C7 and C8 Corvette!
CORVETTE TODAY celebrates it's one year anniversary with this truly fascinating episode...your host, Steve Garrett, introduces you to the man who designed the C5, C6, C7 and C8 Corvettes, Tom Peters! Tom talks about his early years when he first discovered Corvette, his path to a California design school, how he got his GM scholarship as a sophomore in college (when they were only given to junior and seniors) and all through his 35 years at GM. Tom gives you the inside scoop on how they introduced the C5 Corvette at a reserve Air Force base and the competition thereof. He also recalls the story of how Global Design Vice President, Ed Welborn, gave his team the OK to finally call the C7 Corvette a "Stingray". Then Tom recalls his induction into the Corvette Hall of Fame. If you miss any CORVETTE TODAY podcast, don't let it be this one! You'll be glued to your listening (and YouTube viewing) device for this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
52:03
April 12, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #51-Corvette News & Headlines For Early April 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #51-Corvette News & Headlines For Early April 2021
Springtime is here-it's time to get your Corvette out of Winter hibernation!  Plus, it's time to get caught up on the latest news and headlines in the world of Corvette! Join your host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com for the latest Corvette news and headlines!  Here are a few of the topics discussed on this podcast.... 1.  Corvette production update 2.  GM suspends Chevy dealers from submitting any more 2021 Corvette “SOLD” orders 3.  NCM increases deliveries to 55 per week 4.  The Corvette was the fastest selling car in February 2021! 5.  Average transaction price for a 2021 C8 was $86,185 6.  Doug Fehan returns to Corvette Racing as a Brand Ambassador 7.  Corvette Racing may receive a waiver to race current C8.R’s in IMSA GTD Pro Class in 2022 8.  MotorTrend says the C8 E-Ray will be quicker than the Z06 9.  Which generation of Corvette is the most aerodynamic? 10.  Briggs Cunningham’s 1960 Le Mans race car headed to Amelia Island Auction 11.  Comedian Kevin Hart purchases a mint C1 for $825,000 There is so much to get caught up on!  Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
39:27
April 05, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #50-The Corvette Bucket List Road Trip Journey-19 Days, 23 States, 17 National Parks and 9,000 miles in a C8 Corvette!
CORVETTE TODAY #50-The Corvette Bucket List Road Trip Journey-19 Days, 23 States, 17 National Parks and 9,000 miles in a C8 Corvette!
Don't miss this unique episode of CORVETTE TODAY.  Your host, Steve Garrett, visits with Michael DiGiorgio.  Michael took a 19 day trip in his new C8 Corvette Coupe.  He traveled over 9,000 miles, visited 23 different states, 17 National Parks and over 100 points of interest. Michael details his trip, talks about how well the mid-engine Corvette performed and tells you where to watch the videos that chronicle the trip.  As we get into Spring and Summer, this episode of CORVETTE TODAY will definitely make you want to get your Corvette out and maybe plan a road trip of your own! Here is the link to Michael's first video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbA0JVwPYRc Enjoy the video and this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
30:07
March 29, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #49-News & Headlines For Mid March 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #49-News & Headlines For Mid March 2021
It's time to stay current on what's going on in the world of Corvette with this news & headlines podcast with your host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com! Here are some of the topics discussed in this podcast: 1.  C8 Production update – Over 7500 Corvettes built for 2021 so far 2.  High wing spoiler and black Trident wheels are back! 3.  There is now a video on how to fix the front lift fluid leak on the C8 4.  Kelly Blue Book reports that the C8 offers the best resale value for sports cars 5.  Autosport.com says that GM is considering dropping Corvette Racing program...say it ain't so! 6.  Corvette Racing gets 2 invites for Le Mans and confirms Spa race entry 7.  Corvette Racing at Sebring and their new racing livery 8.  C8 Z06 mule is confirmed with 345/25ZR21 tires 9.  Shipping Corvettes by Rail might become a thing of the past 10.  ProCharger tests a supercharged C8 on the track If it's news on Corvette, it's covered in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
32:25
March 22, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #48 - Meet Frank Mecum From The Mecum Auctions
CORVETTE TODAY #48 - Meet Frank Mecum From The Mecum Auctions
Your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, sits down with Frank Mecum from the Mecum Auctions to talk about their business and how Corvette plays an integral part in each auction. Frank takes you through what happens on auction days, their TV show and coverage, how he got started in the family business and what his job entails as Vice President of Consignments.  You've seen Frank during the auctions negotiating with sellers and buyers.  Get the inside scoop on what it's like on the auction floor on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
25:56
March 15, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #47 - News & Headlines, Early March 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #47 - News & Headlines, Early March 2021
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com team up again to keep you up to date on the latest on what’s going on in the world of Corvette on this podcast!  Here are some of the topics Steve and Keith discuss…. 1. C8 Z06 seen testing in Arizona 2.  C8 pricing goes up $1,000 3.  New book-the Corvette Stingray Mid Engine revolution 4.  MotorTrend reports an interior redesign is coming for the C8 in 2023 5. Don Sherman offers details about the 2023 E-Ray hybrid C8 Corvette and other models. 6.  Final week of 2021 Corvette production is possibly July 19th. 7.  Bloomington Gold registration is now open Stay on top of everything Corvette every other week with the CORVETTE TODAY podcast with your host Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com
40:17
March 08, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #46-Harlan Charles, Corvette Product Manager, Answers YOUR Questions About Corvette!
CORVETTE TODAY #46-Harlan Charles, Corvette Product Manager, Answers YOUR Questions About Corvette!
Corvette Product Manager, Harlan Charles returns to the CORVETTE TODAY podcast to answer YOUR questions about Corvette!  Your host, Steve Garrett, polled readers from MidEngineCorvetteForum.com and CorvetteForum.com to see what questions they had about Corvette for Harlan to answer. You'll find out interesting answers to questions like: 1. What are cold weather driving limitations for the C8 Corvette, if any? 2. Will 2021 C8 Corvette owners receive a "thank you" Corvette model gift too? 3. What are the differences between a Z51 and non-Z51 Corvette for street use. 4. How does the Corvette Team go about selecting colors for new Corvettes? 5. What was Harlan's favorite item that didn't make it to the C8? These questions and more are answered by THE Product Manager for Corvette, Harlan Charles, on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
38:39
March 01, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #45-News & Headlines, Late February 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #45-News & Headlines, Late February 2021
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com get together once again for the the latest update in the world of Corvette.  It’s News & Headlines for late February 2021.  Here are some of the topics covered in this podcast: 1.  Winter storm delays reopening of BGA 2.  ISeeCars.com reports that the C8 Corvette was the fastest selling car in January 2021 3.  Don’t expect Black Trident wheels back until April 2021 4. The C8 is the Daytona 500 Pace Car 5. Here are the Corvette colors being retired in 2022 6. Sylvester Stallone buys a Rapid Blue C8 Corvette 7. Play Corvette Drive on Alexa Listen to CORVETTE TODAY here: www.anchor.fm/steve-garrett Visit the CORVETTE TODAY website: www.CorvetteTodayPodcast.com Sign up for CORVETTE TODAY emails: https://CorvetteToday.ck.page Join the CORVETTE TODAY Facebook group here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/2718423201763136
33:36
February 22, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #44 - Meet The Star of "Bitchin' Rides" on MotorTrend TV, Dave Kindig!
CORVETTE TODAY #44 - Meet The Star of "Bitchin' Rides" on MotorTrend TV, Dave Kindig!
Steve Garrett introduces you to the star of Bitchin' Rides on MotorTrend TV, Mr. Dave Kindig! Get a "behind the scenes" look what it takes to film a show like Bitchin' Rides from the man himself. Dave talks about his humble beginnings, how he taught himself design sketching, car fabrication and how he built his business and his shop from the ground up.  It's a fascinating story that you won't want to miss. Plus, Dave is a Corvette guy too.  He talks about past Corvette builds, future Corvette projects and his favorite Corvettes to date.  By simply listening to this podcast, you can tell that Dave Kindig is truly one of the nicest car guys you'll ever meet.  And his talent, car design and build quality is unmatched.  You'll love this episode of CORVETTE TODAY....promise!
50:28
February 15, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #43 - News & Headlines, Early February 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #43 - News & Headlines, Early February 2021
I know it's February and you're probably not driving your Corvette (unless you live in Florida or a warm weather climate), but we still have lots of news & headlines for you in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY! Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com fill you in on the latest in the world of Corvette.  Here are some of the topics discussed: 1.  Corvette plant closes for 2nd straight week 2.  GM announces they will make only electric vehicles by 2035. 3.  Carbon Fiber ground effects package for the C8 available again. 4.  GM says Gen X buying more C8 Corvettes 5.  Corvette Racing wins at Daytona! 6.  Corvette Racing’s Laura Wontrop Klauser talks about the future of GT Racing 7.  The ’59 red Corvette from the movie Animal House goes up for sale! 8.  A Z51 C8 Corvette runs a 2.49 for Car & Driver’s 2021 Lightning Lap 9.  GM debuts the full Super Bowl commercial It might be cold outside, there might be snow on the ground, but we have the latest in the world of Corvette on CORVETTE TODAY!
37:03
February 08, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #42 - Corvette Test Driver, Jim Mero Drives at Le Mans!
CORVETTE TODAY #42 - Corvette Test Driver, Jim Mero Drives at Le Mans!
Have you ever watched the 24 hours of Le Mans, in France!  It's the Grandaddy of all races.  Corvette test driver, Jim Mero, participated in Le Mans in 1995! Steve Garrett sits down with Jim to recap his entire Le Mans experience....what an incredible story.  Jim recalls his time with racing legends like John Paul, Jr, Chris McDougal, Doug Rippie, Tommy Sapp and even Mario Andretti. Jim takes you through his racing career and how he made it to Le Mans, the world's biggest race, with a C4 Corvette! Listening to this podcast will give you goosebumps.....do not miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
57:08
February 01, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #41 - Corvette News & Headlines-Late January 2021.
CORVETTE TODAY #41 - Corvette News & Headlines-Late January 2021.
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com connect to bring you up to date on the latest news in the world of Corvette!  Here are just a few of the topics discussed in this podcast: 1.  GM Vice President, Steve Hill, says most C8 buyers are new to the Corvette Brand and wealthier than C7 customers. 2.  The high wing spoiler for C8 is available again on Chevrolet.com 3.  The first 1967 L88 sells for $2.5m at the Mecum Auction/Kissimmee 4  Laura Wontrop Klauser is named as Sports Car Racing Program Manager 5. The 2021 race season begins for Corvette Racing at Daytona with new lineup 6. New C8.R driver, Nick Tandy, says the C8 is more stable than the Porsche 911 RSR 7.  A man wins Corvette in the Georgia Lottery, but can’t get one from a local dealer 8.  A 2019 C7 ZR1 run the quarter mile in 9.592 seconds! 9.  Lingenfelter introduces a lowering kit for C8 You'll be up-to-date on Corvette when you listen to this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
33:22
January 25, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #40 - Learn How To Insure Your Corvette Is Truly Valuable With Bloomington Gold President, Guy Larsen!
CORVETTE TODAY #40 - Learn How To Insure Your Corvette Is Truly Valuable With Bloomington Gold President, Guy Larsen!
On this CORVETTE TODAY podcast, Steve Garrett sits down with Bloomington Gold owner and president Guy Larsen to talk about what happens at a Bloomington Gold event.  Find out why its so much fun to attend! You'll learn how to get your car judged and certified at Bloomington Gold, Find out what there is to do at this huge Corvette event. And, if you would like to become a judge for Bloomington Gold, you'll hear about that process too.  You don't have to have your Corvette judged at Bloomington Gold to have fun at this event. Put this Corvette show on your calendar for 2021-find out why by listening to this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
37:53
January 18, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #39 - News & Headlines to start 2021.
CORVETTE TODAY #39 - News & Headlines to start 2021.
It's our first News & Headlines podcast of 2021 with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com.  Even though we're just coming out of the holidays, there is plenty of Corvette news to discuss.  Here are a few of the topics discussed on this podcast: 1.  GM delivers almost 9,000 C8 Corvettes in Q4 of 2020 2.  Part 2 of the “Mid Engine Corvette Story” launched right after the new year 3.  2021 C8 Corvette VIN #1 delivered at the NCM 4.  Mecum Auctions features over 230 Corvettes for sale at their Kissimmee Show-last 2020 C8 offered for auction along with Mickey Thompson’s 1963 Z06 Tanker Corvette 5.  Motor Authority names C8 Corvette as it’s “Best Car To Buy” in 2021 6.  Randy Pobst hot laps a C8 Corvette for MotorTrend 7.  Procharger for C8 Corvette makes 700 horsepower 8.  Hear about the new features on the 2021 C8 Corvette 9.  YouTuber Doug Demuro names the C8 his favorite car of 2020 10.  Muscle Car City (in Florida) to close after 14 years It's a great way to start 2021-it's our first News & Headlines podcast of 2021 on CORVETTE TODAY!
36:27
January 11, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #38 - What's Available To You At The National Corvette Museum...Find Out From Katie Ellison, Director of Marketing.
CORVETTE TODAY #38 - What's Available To You At The National Corvette Museum...Find Out From Katie Ellison, Director of Marketing.
We kick off 2021 talking about the National Corvette Museum! There's a LOT of opportunities and things to do when you visit the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky!  And who better to explain everything that's going on than the Director of Marketing & Communications for the NCM, Katie Ellison. Steve Garrett and Katie go through darn near everything you can do, see and experience what you visit the NCM, which includes hosted trips by the NCM, the new race track, exhibits, the gift shop and how to become a member too. Plus, Katie takes us through getting your car delivered to you at the NCM!  There's a whole lot you didn't realize that goes on at the National Corvette Museum. And you'll learn about everything on this episode of the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
34:44
January 04, 2021
CORVETTE TODAY #37 - Our Final News & Headlines Podcast for 2020.
CORVETTE TODAY #37 - Our Final News & Headlines Podcast for 2020.
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com finish up 2020 in style with this News & Headlines podcast.  Here are some of the topics discussed in this podcast: 1.  Retired Corvette Exterior Design Manager, Tom Peters, joins the staff at the National Corvette Museum. 2.  The first 2021 C8 is a Torch Red Z51 coupe 3.  New 2021 C8 Corvettes started shipping as of December 20th 4.  2020 C8 Corvette named “The best car I drove this year” by a Fox auto reviewer 5.  Doug Fehan steps aside from Corvette Racing (hear Doug's CORVETTE TODAY podcast #24) 6.  The C7 Corvette Racing #3 car on sale for $950,000 7.  GM releases part 1 of the documentary covering the development of the mid-engine Corvette Finish off 2020 by listening to this CORVETTE TODAY podcast.....Happy New Year!
37:45
December 28, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #36 - :Learn About The NCRS with Harry Ledgerwood.
CORVETTE TODAY #36 - :Learn About The NCRS with Harry Ledgerwood.
Have you heard of the National Corvette Restorer's Society?  If you haven't or if you've considered joining the NCRS, be sure to listen to this podcast.  Steve Garrett sits down with Harry Ledgerwood from the Kansas City chapter of the NCRS.  Harry recently got elected as the Midwest Regional Director for the NCRS. This podcast introduces you to the National Corvette Restorer's Society, tells you what they're all about and why it's important to join.  It's a fun and informative CORVETTE TODAY podcast.
32:36
December 21, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #35 - News & Headlines For Mid-December 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #35 - News & Headlines For Mid-December 2020
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com get you into the holiday spirit with a lot of Corvette news & headlines.  Even thought it's the holiday season, there is still tons of things to talk about in the world of Corvette!  Here are some of the news items covered in this podcast: 1.  2020 Corvette production to end on Monday, December 14th. 2.  What spec is the last 2020 C8 Corvette built? 3.  C8 Corvette outsells all other rivals in Q3 2020. 4.  Will ordering a personalized VIN give you a loophole to getting your Corvette early? 5. The Corvette Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain has a special holiday offer. 6. A  2020 Corvette arrives at a dealership with a two-tone "Boomerang" 7.  A 1989 Corvette is turned into the Michael Keaton Batmobile and sells at the Mecum Auction for $88,000 8.  The "All Corvettes Are Red" historic photoshoot! Happy holidays from CORVETTE TODAY....enjoy this podcast!
30:48
December 14, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #34 - Meet The Exterior Design Manager For Corvette, Mr. Kirk Bennion!
CORVETTE TODAY #34 - Meet The Exterior Design Manager For Corvette, Mr. Kirk Bennion!
Steve Garret brings in another key member of the Corvette Team, Kirk Bennion, for the CORVETTE TODAY podcast.  Kirk and his team are responsible for the design and looks of Corvette!  Kirk has been with General Motors for over 36 years and started working on the Corvette team in the C4 era.   Steve and Kirk reminisce about Kirk's path to GM, when he and his staff started working on the design of the C8, what Kirk's favorite design elements of the mid-engine C8 Corvette are, what his favorite generation of Corvette is and what outside influences come into the design of Corvette. It's a fabulous listen from an A-List member of the Corvette Team-meet Kirk Bennion, Corvette's Exterior Design Manager on CORVETTE TODAY!
39:15
December 07, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #33 - News & Headlines, December 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #33 - News & Headlines, December 2020
Even though we're into the holiday season, there's still a lot of Corvette news!  Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com fill you in on what's going on.  Here are a few of the headlines discussed in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY: 1.  First pictures of the new right-hand-drive C8 Corvette headed to Japan 2. Lawsuit with GM about cracked Corvette Grand Sport wheels has been dismissed 3. C8 Corvette named to Car & Driver’s annual “10 Best” list for 2nd year in a row. 4. 2020 C8 Corvette goes on sale in the Middle East 5. Final production stats for the 2020 C8 announced 6. Nick Tandy to replace Oliver Gavin on Corvette Racing Team 7. Chevrolet celebrates IMSA championships with new commercial 8. The ’63 Split Window makes Hagerty’s list of coupes worth more than their convertible siblings 9. Procharger teases of a supercharged C8 Corvette 10. OnStar thwarts the theft of a 2020 C8 Corvette Happy holidays-don't miss this News & Headlines podcast of CORVETTE TODAY!
30:22
November 30, 2020
ATTENTION--IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: CORVETTE TODAY #32 - Tadge Juechter, Executive Chief Engineer for Corvette is on the podcast!
ATTENTION--IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: CORVETTE TODAY #32 - Tadge Juechter, Executive Chief Engineer for Corvette is on the podcast!
Steve Garrett has the honor of talking to Corvette's Executive Chief Engineer, Tadge Juechter on CORVETTE TODAY!  Tadge talks about how he started working at GM, what his first job was for the company, his path to success and how he attained his current position. Then Steve and Tadge trace his time with the C4, C5 and C6.  You'll learn how the C7 almost became the mid-engine Corvette!  Tadge talks about how the true mid-engine car we know today was being developed while the C7 was coming to market! Then Tadge takes a deep dive into the development and product launch of the current C8 Corvette. He talks about how the Corvette team attained the buy-in for GM executives to build the car, the research and architecture of the C8 and the future of this mid-engine marvel. Tell your friends, stop what you're doing right now and check out this outstanding episode of CORVETTE TODAY with Executive Chief Engineer, Tadge Juechter!
54:01
November 23, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #31 - News & Headlines For Mid November 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #31 - News & Headlines For Mid November 2020
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com collaborate to bring you the latest news in the world of Corvette!  Here are just a few of the topics covered in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY: 1.  Chevrolet announces 2021 C8 production starts on December 8th 2.  2021 Corvette Allocations and Orders Underway 3.  BGA has 2 day shutdown because of Covid issues with Mexican supplier 4. Chevrolet salutes Oliver Gavin as he concludes his full-time roll with Corvette Racing 5. A 2008 Corvette C6 Z06 sets the track record for a naturally aspirated engine. 6. GM presents C8 HTC & SUV at 2020 China International Import Show 7. Corvette wins its category in the JD Power US Resale Value Awards 8. 2014 Corvette from the movie “Spencer Confidential” on sale on Craig’s List Be sure to check out this week's episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
30:18
November 16, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #30 - Legendary C2 Corvette Designer, Peter Brock.
CORVETTE TODAY #30 - Legendary C2 Corvette Designer, Peter Brock.
It's one thing to hear Corvette stories from enthusiasts.  But it's another thing to hear legendary stories from the man who actually made the stories happen himself.  Steve Garret has the honor of talking to the legendary man who drew the design for the iconic C2 Corvette Sting Ray, Mr. Peter Brock. It was Peter's original design that wound up becoming the C2 Corvette.  Peter tells you, first hand, about Corvette almost being killed in the late 50's and early 60's.  He also tells you how Bill Mitchell single handedly saved Corvette from extinction!  Mr. Brock also recounts the story of how Zora Arkus-Duntov hated the 1963 Split Window Corvette. He tells you why it was made as a split window and how it became a one-year car. Do you know why Corvette has a Grand Sport?  If you don't, Peter explains the origins of it. Peter Brock was also the first employee hired by the legendary Carroll Shelby.  Did you know that Peter designed the Shelby Daytona Cobra coupe?  You'll hear that story here too.  Plus, Peter talks about the movie "Ford v Ferrari" and gives you the REAL story behind the movie! DO NOT MISS THIS PODCAST....the man who lived the story actually tells you the story--it's Peter Brock on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
51:42
November 09, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #29 - Corvette News & Headlines For November 2020.
CORVETTE TODAY #29 - Corvette News & Headlines For November 2020.
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com collaborate to give you the latest updates from the world of Corvette.  Here are some of the topics discussed in this podcast: 1.  More C8’s dealing with faulty valve springs-GM extends build window for affected engines 2.  The C8 is the Car Of The Year from Popular Mechanics. 3.  2021 Configurator is now online. 4. New Carbon Fiber pieces plus new accessories coming for the 2021 C8. 5. Find out where he perfect place to store E-Ray batteries in the  C8 Corvette is. 6. Batwoman’s new ride is a C7 Corvette Shooting Brake! These are just a few of the topics discussed on this edition of CORVETTE TODAY!
28:41
November 02, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #28 - Meet The Owner Of The Largest Corvette Show In America (Corvettes At Carlisle)...Lance Miller.
CORVETTE TODAY #28 - Meet The Owner Of The Largest Corvette Show In America (Corvettes At Carlisle)...Lance Miller.
Steve Garrett introduces you to Lance Miller.  Lance is the Co-Owner of Carlisle Events, which hosts the largest Corvette show in the country-Corvettes At Carlisle. Corvettes at Carlisle is one of the only major Corvette show that took place this year.  Lance talks about how things went this year during the pandemic.  Plus, he also talks about what the show is like during a non-pandemic environment. Lance is also the owner of the 1960 #3 Corvette that won it's class at Le Mans in 1960. You previously heard about this valuable car on CORVETTE TODAY in podcast #14 with Kevin Mackay, podcast #15 with Michael Brown and podcast #22 with Jan Hyde.  But in this podcast, you get the story from the owners perspective! It's Lance Miller from Corvettes at Carlisle on the CORVETTE TODAY podcast.
41:50
October 26, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #27 - Corvette News & Headlines For Mid-October 2020.
CORVETTE TODAY #27 - Corvette News & Headlines For Mid-October 2020.
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com combine once again to bring you the latest news and headlines in the world of Corvette!  Some of the topics you'll hear about are: 1.  GM delivers 6,355 C8 Corvettes in the 3rd Quarter 2.  Callaway offers a 25th Anniversary Special Edition for C7 Z06 3.  2020 C8 Corvette named Car Of The Year by Popular Mechanics 4.  Chevrolet announces that C8 production extended thru the end of the year. 2021 production starts in December. 5.  EV Hybrid may replace the Grand Sport in the C8 lineup 6.  2022 C8 Z06 spied at Grattan Raceway with rear wing and newly exposed wheels 7.  Corvette Racing using 3D printed parts 8.  What the reveal of the C8 lineup tells us about the future of Corvette 9.  Guess what Batman’s daily driver is! Be sure to check out this edition of CORVETTE TODAY!
26:14
October 19, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #26 - Where Did All Those Great Corvette Racing Photos Come From? Mr. Richard Prince....
CORVETTE TODAY #26 - Where Did All Those Great Corvette Racing Photos Come From? Mr. Richard Prince....
Steve Garrett sits down with famous Corvette photographer, Richard Prince in this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.  Richard is responsible for all the famous Corvette Racing photos you've seen over the years. Richard walks you through his start with Corvette and other brands as well.  Plus, you'l hear the back story about some the most famous Corvette photos ever!  The ironic thing is, Richard never wanted to be a photographer-he's a Corvette repairman and restorer at heart.  How he got into photography is fascinating....and you'll hear it all on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
37:19
October 12, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #25 - Corvette News & Headlines With Keith Cornett From CorvetteBlogger.com
CORVETTE TODAY #25 - Corvette News & Headlines With Keith Cornett From CorvetteBlogger.com
Every other week, Steve Garrett is joined by Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com to keep us up to date on what's happening in the world of Corvette.  Here are just a few of the topics covered in this episode: Stop Sale because of a brake sensor issue New TSB on C8 engine valve springs Recall for driver's side safety belts A C8 Corvette "Easter Egg"...the Zora logo on the windshield! The first C8 hard-top convertibles arrive in Canada MotorWeek does a modern day tribute to the 1963 Split Window Stingray It's a great new episode-don't miss it....it's the newest CORVETTE TODAY podcast!
26:06
October 05, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #24 - Learn Everything About Corvette Racing From THE Product Manager, Doug Fehan!
CORVETTE TODAY #24 - Learn Everything About Corvette Racing From THE Product Manager, Doug Fehan!
If you are a Corvette fan, you have to be interested in Corvette Racing!  Steve Garrett learns just about everything there is to know about Corvette Racing for THE man who heads up Corvette Racing....Doug Fehan. Doug traces the origins of the race program from its beginnings all the way up to present day.  Fehan talks about the new mid-engine C8.R race car and its differences from the C7.R.  Doug outlines the races Corvette Racing participates in during a typical year and why they did not go to Le Mans this year.  Learn about the passionate race fans and the driver's relationship with them. Doug's energy, enthusiasm and passion come out bold and proud in this fantastic episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
41:21
September 28, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #23 - Corvette News & Headlines, September 2020.
CORVETTE TODAY #23 - Corvette News & Headlines, September 2020.
Steve Garrett and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger.com peruse Corvette Headlines & News for mid-September 2020.  Included in this episode are: -The Corvette Visualizer for 2021 is now online -The National Corvette Museum raffles off the 1.75 millionth Corvette -Electric, all-wheel drive Corvette possibly coming out in 2023 -Country Music star George Jones' Corvette gets donated to the NCM .....and more! Stay current on what's going on in the world of Corvette with this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
29:43
September 21, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #22-Attention All Corvette Race Fans and Corvette Historians! THIS IS YOUR EPISODE....
CORVETTE TODAY #22-Attention All Corvette Race Fans and Corvette Historians! THIS IS YOUR EPISODE....
If you're a fan of Corvette Racing and a Corvette historian at heart-don't miss this episode!!!! Steve Garrett sits down with Jan Hyde from the Registry of Corvette Racing.  Jan extensively goes through the history of Corvette Racing-all the way back to 1953.  Plus, Jan talks about his website (www.RegistryOfCorvetteRacing.com) and how you can enjoy and learn all about Corvette history and racing.  Jan looks back at the beginnings of Corvette, even before Zora Arkus-Duntov up to present day. It's a fascinating look at the car we love so much on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
58:47
September 14, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #21-Check Out This New Feature...It's Corvette News & Headlines!
CORVETTE TODAY #21-Check Out This New Feature...It's Corvette News & Headlines!
Be sure and listen to this new feature on CORVETTE TODAY-it's Corvette News & Headlines!  Steve Garrett sits down with Keith Cornett of CorvetteBlogger.com to keep you up to date on what's going on in the world of Corvette. Steve and Keith talk about the latest news about Corvette, the C8.R Racing Team, Corvette rumors and the lighter side of Corvette.  This will be a new, regular feature on CORVETTE TODAY.  So be sure to watch for Corvette Headlines on CORVETTE TODAY!
33:43
September 07, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #20 - Check Out The VBP Vettes Facebook Group With Founder Tamara McGinnis!
CORVETTE TODAY #20 - Check Out The VBP Vettes Facebook Group With Founder Tamara McGinnis!
CORVETTE TODAY takes you on a different Corvette path!  Steve Garrett visits with Tamara McGinnis, the President and Founder of the Facebook group called VBP Vettes. VBP Vettes is not your typical Corvette Facebook group-Tamara, along with her husband, Barry McGinnis, attend Corvette shows all across the country!  There is constant activity on the VBP Vettes Facebook page.  Plus, VBP Vettes as a full line of apparel, an annual calendar with Corvettes from VBP members, they host their own VBP Vettes show in their hometown of Topeka, Kansas and other annual gatherings. VBP Vettes has member worldwide!  Learn about this and how you can join too on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
21:32
August 31, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #19 - Get Up To Date On The National Corvette Museum With Derek Moore, Curator.
CORVETTE TODAY #19 - Get Up To Date On The National Corvette Museum With Derek Moore, Curator.
Hear first-hand what's going on at the National Corvette Museum with Curator, Derek Moore! Steve Garrett talks with Derek about what's on display now, what is going to be on display in the future and expansion for the National Corvette Museum.  This episode of CORVETTE TODAY will make you want to drop everything and go to Bowling Green, Kentucky and visit the National Corvette Museum!
47:00
August 24, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #18 - Corvette Test Driver Jim Mero!
CORVETTE TODAY #18 - Corvette Test Driver Jim Mero!
Steve Garrett gets the inside scoop from Corvette Test Driver Jim Mero!  Jim talks extensively about test driving the C7 Corvette, Z06, Grand Sport and his favorite Corvette of all time...the C7 ZR1. You'll hear about Nurburgring testing, lap and track times for C6 and C7 Corvettes and more.  Learn about benchmark cars for Corvette.  Plus, all the insight on how Magnetic Ride Control was developed. Now that Jim is retired, you'll learn about his own business....and yes, he's still in the car tuning business!  It's a truly fascinating episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
49:33
August 17, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #17 - The Legendary Ken Lingenfelter - His Life, His Company And His Car Collection!
CORVETTE TODAY #17 - The Legendary Ken Lingenfelter - His Life, His Company And His Car Collection!
Steve Garrett spends time talking to the legendary Ken Lingenfelter to learn about his business, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, his passion for Corvette and how it all started! The guys also talk extensively about "The Lingenfelter Collection".  Ken's car collection totals over 250 cars-30% exotics, 30% muscle cars and the rest are Corvettes!  Ken guides us through the collection, which includes Corvettes owned by Zora Arkus-Duntov, a Bugatti Veyron, a Ferrari LaFerrari and a Lamborghini Reventón. You'll be amazed to learn about Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, The Lingenfelter Collection and the man himself on CORVETTE TODAY.
43:02
August 10, 2020
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - CORVETTE TODAY #16 - With Corvette Product Manager, Harlan Charles!
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - CORVETTE TODAY #16 - With Corvette Product Manager, Harlan Charles!
THIS IS THE PODCAST YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR! Steve Garrett sits down with Corvette Product Manager, Harlan Charles on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.  Harlan talks about his early years with Chevrolet and how he became Product Manager for Corvette. He also discusses the cohesive work done by the entire Corvette team-from C5 through C8.  You'll learn about the evolution of the new mid-engine C8 Corvette and the steps taken to bring it to market. Plus, Harlan delves into the launch of the C8, the development of the strategy behind the mid-engine car. Plus, Steve and Harlan update you on the worldwide release of the C8 and the new items available for the 2021 Corvette. DON'T MISS THIS EPISODE OF CORVETTE TODAY!
55:50
August 03, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #15 - Say Hello To Michael Brown, TV Host of the Corvette Nation show from The Discovery Channel
CORVETTE TODAY #15 - Say Hello To Michael Brown, TV Host of the Corvette Nation show from The Discovery Channel
I don't know about you, but I watched every episode of Corvette Nation when it was on The Discovery Channel.  On CORVETTE TODAY, you'll meet the host of Corvette Nation TV, Michael Brown. Michael talks about his love for Corvettes, his very first Corvette purchase, his Corvette Collection and his other love and collection besides Corvettes.  You'll also get a behind the scenes story about the TV show, Corvette Nation. Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY with Michael Brown!
37:36
July 27, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #14 - Legendary Corvette Hunter and Restorer, Kevin Mackay!
CORVETTE TODAY #14 - Legendary Corvette Hunter and Restorer, Kevin Mackay!
If you're interested in Corvette history and famous Corvettes that shaped history, DO NOT MISS THIS PODCAST!  Steve Garrett talks with Kevin Mackay from Corvette Repair on Long Island, New York. Kevin has owned, restored and brought back to life the most significant Corvettes in history, including the third Corvette ever built from 1953!  This car is now on permanent display at the National Corvette Museum. He talks about most of these significant Corvettes on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.  Plus, Kevin has written a book call Corvette Hunter.  Learn about his book and win one when you listen to this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
56:46
July 20, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #13 - Dr. Sean Preston, President and CEO of the National Corvette Museum.
CORVETTE TODAY #13 - Dr. Sean Preston, President and CEO of the National Corvette Museum.
Steve Garret has a candid conversation with Dr. Sean Preston, the President and CEO of the National Corvette Museum.  Sean talks about the virtual NCM Bash this year (because of Covid-19), what's new at the Museum, upcoming events and how you can become a member of the National Corvette Museum. Also hear about new exhibits, the updated website development, the new virtual aspects now in place at the Museum and Museum In Motion.  Be sure to check out this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
27:18
July 13, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #12 - Successful YouTube Corvette Owner, Justin From HorsePower Obsessed!
CORVETTE TODAY #12 - Successful YouTube Corvette Owner, Justin From HorsePower Obsessed!
Steve Garrett delves into the world of YouTube and Corvette for the first time!  He speaks to Justin from HorsePower Obsessed.  Learn how people make money on YouTube, hear about Justin's 2019 Black ZR1 Big Wing.  Learn about the C8 he has on order.  And also hear about Steve's C7 Stingray Carbon Fiber Edition Corvette.  It's the latest episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
27:30
July 06, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #11 - Learn about Adam's Polishes straight from the founder, Adam Pitale!
CORVETTE TODAY #11 - Learn about Adam's Polishes straight from the founder, Adam Pitale!
Steve Garrett talks to Adam Pitale, the Founder of Adam's Polishes!  Learn how he got started, how Adam's Polishes developed and how he got connected with GM as the official car care products for Corvette and Camaro. The stories are great, the podcast listen is fun-meet Adam Pitale on CORVETTE TODAY!
45:15
June 29, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #10 - Meet Reeves Callaway of Callaway Cars!
CORVETTE TODAY #10 - Meet Reeves Callaway of Callaway Cars!
In the world of Corvette, I you can say that your Corvette has been "Callaway'd", It's a HUGE deal!  Meet Reeves Callaway, the owner and innovator of Callaway Cars. Reeves talks to Steve Garrett about how he got started, what you get when you have your Corvette Callaway'd, the technology that goes into their system, how he got started and connected with General Motors and what they have in store for the new md-engine C8 Corvette . It's a fascinating interview on this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
35:17
June 22, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #9 - Learn About The Ron Fellows Corvette Performance Driving School At Spring Mountain From Rick Malone, Head Instructor!
CORVETTE TODAY #9 - Learn About The Ron Fellows Corvette Performance Driving School At Spring Mountain From Rick Malone, Head Instructor!
DO NOT miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!  Steve Garrett visits with Rick Malone, the lead driver and head instructor at the Ron Fellows Corvette Performance Driving School at Spring Mountain in Pahrump, Nevada! Spring Mountain is like Top Gun, only for Corvette-you'll learn to drive this car to the edge of the envelope.  Rick goes in-depth about this 2 day school. You'll get a extensive overview of the course, understand what you'll learn there, a great explanation of what is accomplished during the 2 day event and more. If you've ever considered signing up for the Spring Mountain experience, you'll want to even more after listening to this episode of CORVETTE TODAY.
34:51
June 15, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #8 - Mecum Auction TV Host (and Corvette Enthusiast) John Kraman.
CORVETTE TODAY #8 - Mecum Auction TV Host (and Corvette Enthusiast) John Kraman.
DO NOT MISS THIS EPISODE!  Steve Garrett talks to John Kraman-TV co-host of the Mecum Auctions on NBCSN.  John is a HUGE Corvette enthusiast (he owns 2 Corvettes and has a C8 on order) as well as a walking encyclopedia of automobiles. John talks about the legendary Corvettes sold at the Mecum Auctions, how to buy a Corvette or any car at auction, what to look for and which Mecum Auction has the best Corvettes for sale! It's a fantastic interview-don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
49:15
June 08, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #7 - Buy Your Corvette Insurance Through A Corvette Expert At The National Corvette Museum..
CORVETTE TODAY #7 - Buy Your Corvette Insurance Through A Corvette Expert At The National Corvette Museum..
OK, you bought your Corvette dream car-now you have to insure it. But don't go to a traditional "big box" insurance company.  Insure your Corvette (or exotic car) through the National Corvette Museum! Steve Garrett talks with Adam Boca, the National Corvette Museum supervisor for insurance.  Adam explains the advantages of insuring your exotic or Corvette through the NCM...which includes setting a predetermined value for your car, in case of a disaster.  All this for the same cost as a "big box" insurance company. It's an eye-opening episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
27:23
June 01, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #6 - Meet the C8 Corvette Insider!
CORVETTE TODAY #6 - Meet the C8 Corvette Insider!
Meet John Elegant....yes, that's is real last name!  John is the Founder of MidEngineCorvetteForum.com.  He is also a Lifetime Member of the National Corvette Museum. Through John's connections with the Corvette Team, John is able to put out real truths about the C8 mid-engine Corvette.  His website is a wealth of information about the newest generation of Corvette.  You'll love to listen to Steve Garrett talk with the man simply called...."Elegant" on CORVETTE TODAY.
26:48
May 25, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #5 - Learn about Corvette paint from a Master Detailer...Todd Cooperider!
CORVETTE TODAY #5 - Learn about Corvette paint from a Master Detailer...Todd Cooperider!
Let's talk about paint.....Corvette paint.  Steve Garrett talks with Todd Cooperider, a Master Detailer who owns Esoteric Detail in Columbus, Ohio.  Not only does Todd and Esoteric work on very high-end cars like Ferrari and Pagani, he is also a Corvette owner (C7 ZR1).  So Todd has worked on and knows about Corvette paint, first hand. Don't miss this episode of CORVETTE TODAY!
35:24
May 18, 2020
CORVETTE TODAY #4 - Dana Forrester, Corvette Painter & Artist
CORVETTE TODAY #4 - Dana Forrester, Corvette Painter & Artist
You might not recognize his face, but if you're a true Corvette enthusiast, you'll definitely know this man's Corvette paintings, watercolors and prints.  Dana Forrester has been painting Corvettes (in watercolors) for years with a nostalgic style....a Corvette in front of a brick wall with old-time advertising on the side of that building! Steve Garrett sits down with Dana to talk about his paintings, his style of artistry and his relationship with the National Corvette Museum and the National Corvette Restorers Society on CORVETTE TODAY.
27:00
May 11, 2020
Corvette Today #3 - Keith Cornett, CorvetteBlogger.com
Corvette Today #3 - Keith Cornett, CorvetteBlogger.com
Steve Garrett sits down with Keith Cornett, Founder of CorvetteBlogger.com.  CorvetteBlogger is the #1 daily newsletter about Corvette in the industry! Hear about Keith's "leap of faith" in starting CorvetteBlogger.  He also shares his insight about the new C8 Corvette, what is going on with it, and what it will take to start production back up.  Also find out about Keith's book on Special Edition Corvettes and how to purchase a book.
32:08
May 04, 2020
Corvette Today #2 - with Mike Furman, the leading Corvette salesperson....IN THE WORLD!!!!
Corvette Today #2 - with Mike Furman, the leading Corvette salesperson....IN THE WORLD!!!!
Welcome to Episode #2 of CORVETTE TODAY! In this podcast, Steve Garrett interviews Mike Furman of Criswell Chevrolet.  Mike is the #1 Covette salesperson IN THE WORLD!!!!  He has sold over 4,500 Corvettes in his 42+ years of automotive sales. Mike talks about the buying experience with Criswell, how to get a sight-unseen trade-in offer for your current car, and his high school experience with Tom Cruise! Enjoy podcast #2 of Corvette Today.
32:54
April 26, 2020
The 1st Episode of Corvette Today!
The 1st Episode of Corvette Today!
Listen to this brand new weekly podcast that focuses on everything Corvette! Corvette Today is hosted by Steve Garrett, President of the Corvette Club of Kansas City, Missouri, MC and DJ of one of the largest Corvette weekends in America-Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks.  Plus Steve is a Moderator on CorvetteForum.com-the world's largest Corvette enthusiast website.  He is also a radio DJ at 101 The Fox (KCFX-Kansas City). Steve's guest on Corvette Today is Jeremy Welborn.  Jeremy is a Tech Contributor on CorvetteForum.com.  He is also the President of the Southwest Oklahoma Corvette Club and a National Corvette Museum Ambassador. Segment 1: Jeremy's love for Corvette and how he got started collecting. Segment 2: The current status of the Bowling Green Assembly Plant Segment 3: The Corvette shows Jeremy attends and the SW Oklahoma Corvette Club Tune in weekly to Corvette Today!
37:54
April 20, 2020