Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After two seasons, Chevrolet will stick with the Camaro in the NASCAR Cup Series, but it’ll no longer be the ZL1. Instead, the manufacturer announced Thursday they’ll be running the Camaro ZL1 1LE next season. Known to be the fastest and most track-capable production ever built for the Camaro, it’s set to debut during Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway next February. Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President of Performance and Motorsports, said they’ve taken lessons from their production counterpart and applied it into their NASCAR vehicle. “TheRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Kyle Larson may have not led any laps in Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, but he continued carrying the Chevrolet banner after scoring his third runner-up finish this season. Larson had a top-10 car throughout the afternoon, finishing eighth in the opening stage, and sixth in the second stage. From there, he gradually moved his way towards the front pack. As the race was less than 10 laps to go, Larson tried outperforming race leader Martin Truex, Jr., but toRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer BRISTOL, Tenn. – Although he has yet to win in the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Kyle Larson believes his team is heading in the right direction. The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season marks the first for the Camaro ZL1, which has only gone to victory lane in the Daytona 500 with Austin Dillon. Since then Larson’s No. 42 McDonald’s team has been the class of the Chevrolet camp. In seven races this season, Larson has two top-five and three top-10 finishes, including aRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After a season that saw Chevrolet miss out on the top-four in the final championship standings in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for the first time in recent memory, a new car model for the 2018 season has the Bowtie Brigade energized for the season to come. Late last year, Chevrolet unveiled the Camaro ZL1 model that would be replacing the outgoing SS, marking the first redesign for the manufacturer since the Gen 6 was rolled out in 2013. RightRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor For Jimmie Johnson, having to sit at the championship banquet last year and watch another driver being celebrated up on the championship stage after having been there the year before only served to further fuel his desire to make it back up there for a record eighth time. In one of his worst seasons of his storied Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career, Johnson won three races and made the playoffs, but found himself eliminated in the third round at Phoenix, dropping to a finalRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer For the first time in the teams’ history, Hendrick Motorsports unveiled the primary colors for all four of the organization’s drivers on the same night. Previously, Hendrick has waited until after the season finale to start unveiling paint schemes for the next season. Helping unveil the cars were drivers Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott, Jimmie Johnson, and William Byron. Also in attendance were Bill Elliott, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, and Hendrick Motorsports team owner Rick Hendrick. Hendrick was asked about whether it was superstition thatRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor With Chevrolet ceasing production of their current car model, the Chevrolet SS, at the end of the year, the manufacturer set about choosing a new car model for their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series entry for 2018 and beyond. After months of speculation, Chevrolet officially unveiled the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 as their new car model that will debut on track next season. The new ZL1 model will look to build on the success that its predecessor has had in its run in the Cup Series,Read More