“That’s strong,” said Helio Castroneves, three-time Indy 500 winner, as he floored our 2014 Corvette Stingray in 4th gear over the Belle Isle Bridge. Relaxed in the right-hand seat, I glanced at the speedometer.
We were doing 110 mph.
Nirvana is a ‘Vette in the hands of one of the world’s best drivers. Castroneves and his fellow Indy Car jockey, Ed Carpenter, were in town Wednesday to promote the 2014 Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix. But the real treat was getting these rocket pilots into the brand new Corvettes that Chevy had provided for the event.