How Corvette Killed Ferrari

  • Published: 07 January 2020
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    By now the Chevrolet Corvette has cemented itself as the staple all American sports car, a perfect budget option if you do not have Ferrari or Lamborghini money but you do have a pair of jean shorts. But how exactly did the Corvette rise to the top of its food chain, especially in the world of motorsports? Chevy took a page out of Ford’s book and built a racing program around the Corvette, and just like the Ford GT, they took the Vette to the pinnacle of road racing, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. If you want to know the rest of the story watch the vid!

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Comments • 3 045

  • Donut Media
    Donut Media   3 weeks back

    Which Corvette is your favorite and why? 🤔

    • 1423 171
      1423 171  19 hours back

      1963 Grand sport or a 1969 ZL1 ZR1 vette

    • Ghost Ridicule
      Ghost Ridicule  6 days back

      TFM Vehicles V4 mode 🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤮🤢🤢

    • Ithmiths
      Ithmiths  1 weeks back

      Donut Media c4 cuz its good lookin

    • Simon & Jill Wilkinson
      Simon & Jill Wilkinson  1 weeks back

      60s stingray

    • 777anarchist
      777anarchist  1 weeks back

      The original one. Chevy haven't come up with the replacement yet.

  • Stephen Lozada
    Stephen Lozada  1 days back

    Y’all come to 12 hours of Sebring

    • Agnostic Friar
      Agnostic Friar  1 days back

      Restrictor plates are stupid, gee why expect other companies to make a better engine and vehicle when we can just hinder those that actually did the work.

      • Bob Walsh
        Bob Walsh  2 days back


        • Alif Maharendra
          Alif Maharendra  2 days back

          One of reasons to buy Gran Turismo 5 and Simraceway

          • Zozo_letsplayz
            Zozo_letsplayz  2 days back

            corvetts dominated with a front engine layout, soo why put the engine in the rear like the losers? i dont get it, just makes no sense

            • Penta
              Penta  2 days back

              RIP ALMS, pour one out for the homie

              • Sonny12681
                Sonny12681  3 days back

                🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣you want to know what's really funny. The Corvette is an affordable car compared to all of the cars it beat🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣. Why pay hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars for a car if a car that you can buy for at an entry level price at 60,000 dollars beat all of the supper cars on the track. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 a kit car of the Shelby MK 2 which beat the Ferrari in the 1966 24 hour Le Mans is also affordable compared to all of the supper cars on the market today 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
                A message to Ferrari. If you can't win the 24 hour Le Mans anymore why charge hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars sell your product 🤣🤣🤣🤣.

                • Cameron Branch
                  Cameron Branch  4 days back

                  Did they just bleep out cockpit?

                  • Vox 352
                    Vox 352  4 days back

                    I mean he provided all the information I wanted so idk why y’all bitching

                    • Snotty Scotty
                      Snotty Scotty  4 days back

                      This guy was sitting in pee

                      • Picax8398
                        Picax8398  5 days back

                        Got to sit in one of these when they came to lime rock park back in 07-08. Absolutely beautiful machine and the sound is indescribable. Got to meet johnny O'Connell super cool

                        • Porsche Man
                          Porsche Man  5 days back

                          When Porsche was taking everything on the track you were just an itch in your Daddy's pants Punk.

                          • Porsche Man
                            Porsche Man  5 days back

                            Corvette wishes it had as many victories as Porsche, problem is you're like CNN, Fake News and get a towel and dry behind your ears PUNK.

                            • Aar Kay
                              Aar Kay  5 days back

                              This is the car that beat jackson storm.

                              • boosted vette
                                boosted vette  5 days back

                                C6 baaaaaby

                                • antonius adhitama
                                  antonius adhitama  6 days back

                                  Hey guys

                                  • dane miller
                                    dane miller  6 days back

                                    i though the c5r or c6r was reduced to 5.5 or something

                                    • Jakob VanderSloot
                                      Jakob VanderSloot  6 days back

                                      You guys should do a bumper to bumper on a pro rally car, it would be cool to learn about how rally cars are put together and what kind of parts it uses

                                      • silverbullet700
                                        silverbullet700  6 days back

                                        Bring back james

                                        • Loud Mike Media
                                          Loud Mike Media  6 days back

                                          i need views

                                          • neuronmind
                                            neuronmind  7 days back

                                            You are a funny guy , here are some numbers from ferrari's F1 division only , not to mention they race many other classes..

                                            Most Constructors' Championships 16
                                            Most Drivers' Championships 15
                                            Most Grands Prix participated 993
                                            Most Grands Prix started 990
                                            Most wins 237
                                            Most podium finishes 765 (in 579 races)
                                            Most 1–2 finishes 83
                                            Most pole positions 228
                                            Most qualifying 1-2s 79
                                            Most Constructors' Championship points 8,257.5
                                            Most Drivers' Championship points 9,159.27
                                            Most fastest laps 253
                                            Most consecutive seasons with at least one victory during a season 20 (1994–2013)

                                            • Left lane FPV
                                              Left lane FPV  7 days back

                                              James does great nolan jokes. You dont...


                                              • Casey Burnett
                                                Casey Burnett  1 weeks back

                                                "My CoRvEtTe is BeSt CoRveTtE bEcAuSe..."

                                                • Vincent Poon
                                                  Vincent Poon  1 weeks back

                                                  From a viewer's perspective: hire a better host if James isn't gonna be there for a while

                                                  • HARPAL SINGH
                                                    HARPAL SINGH  1 weeks back

                                                    Every car is beating Ferrari

                                                    • FattleBag
                                                      FattleBag  1 weeks back

                                                      I really like this host

                                                      • Acid Fog
                                                        Acid Fog  1 weeks back

                                                        *WHEN A GAMER DECIDES TO DO BUMPER2BUMPER THEN PUTS IN MEME CONTENT*

                                                        *[Everyone liked that]*

                                                        • Dreamy
                                                          Dreamy  1 weeks back

                                                          C5 Corvette is best corvette. C7 is close second because 7 speed manual

                                                          • Radu Lacatusu
                                                            Radu Lacatusu  1 weeks back

                                                            This is the car that brought me back into 24h lemans. nice!

                                                            • Edgaras Pugačiovas
                                                              Edgaras Pugačiovas  1 weeks back

                                                              PLEASE NO MORE FELIPE!!! he is killin the vibe, JAMES WRU?

                                                              • Dad Vader
                                                                Dad Vader  1 weeks back

                                                                And ppl complain about mercedes in f1

                                                                • Kim Thisdale
                                                                  Kim Thisdale  1 weeks back


                                                                  • Addison Crocker
                                                                    Addison Crocker  1 weeks back

                                                                    Do an up to speed on Oldsmobile

                                                                    • Christian J
                                                                      Christian J  1 weeks back

                                                                      Wait, 7.0 liters is a “small” block??

                                                                      • i dont understand your jokes

                                                                        Did i hear "tom kenny"?

                                                                        I love spongebob

                                                                        • jangelelcangry
                                                                          jangelelcangry  1 weeks back

                                                                          Officer: what model and make is that car?
                                                                          Operator: Suspect is a Yellow Corvette.

                                                                          • Mychael Bell
                                                                            Mychael Bell  1 weeks back

                                                                            They should have pumped this guys with some of that Nos energy drink prior to the filming <.<

                                                                            • Arthur Valkan
                                                                              Arthur Valkan  1 weeks back

                                                                              Arrr No that was done by FORD back in the 60's best you get the move - it's quite good!

                                                                              • Nk Nk
                                                                                Nk Nk  2 weeks back

                                                                                How corvette killed Ferrari ?????? 😂😂😂😂unsubscribed

                                                                                • First Escobar
                                                                                  First Escobar  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Didn't he host prestado?

                                                                                  • Benjamin Smith
                                                                                    Benjamin Smith  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Speaking of Chevy. I’m sure you guys will be covering this very soon.


                                                                                    • Micossaurus
                                                                                      Micossaurus  2 weeks back

                                                                                      PRS sponsored this car. Shit, that's all you had to say.

                                                                                      • slo car
                                                                                        slo car  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Ford gt.. the true Ferrari killer.. also corvette killer, Porsche killer.. blah blah Ford ftw

                                                                                        • ChillingInTheSinset
                                                                                          ChillingInTheSinset  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Eating cereal with no milk is better than eating it with a tiny bit of milk. Can you explain why?

                                                                                          • Greg Esch
                                                                                            Greg Esch  2 weeks back

                                                                                            in short, nothing about the stock car was any good

                                                                                            • Atharva Shende
                                                                                              Atharva Shende  2 weeks back

                                                                                              C'mon no one can beat james

                                                                                              • QWERTY
                                                                                                QWERTY  2 weeks back

                                                                                                The car are cool and all
                                                                                                What are those kicks tho
                                                                                                Poor man shadow 1s
                                                                                                Great vid btw