A Day at the Track with Chevy

We recently headed to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with Chevrolet for a day at their Find New Roads Experience. Along the way, we hit the agility course in the new Colorado ZR2, launched a Camaro ZL1, and did a bucket-list lap of the speedway in a Corvette Grand Sport.


Our first ride - the all-electric 2017 Chevrolet Bolt. Don't let its size fool you. It seats five full-size adults, does 0-to-60 in 6.3 seconds, corners brilliantly, and goes 238 miles between charges.A Day at the Track with Chevy

Next up: The new 2017 Colorado ZR2, as it sets off for the agility course. This impressive 4-wheel drive truck is ready for anything.A Day at the Track with Chevy

It rides on 17" alloy wheels with 31" GoodYear Wrangler tires, and deftly handles any terrain thanks to Multimatic DSSV shocks.A Day at the Track with Chevy

This steep hill was no match for the truck, even when it got a good soaking from the rain. (Photo: AJ Mast/General Motors)A Day at the Track with Chevy

The ZR2 made quick work of gravel, logs, and some speedbumps that are almost as big as the ones in our neighborhood in Chicago.A Day at the Track with Chevy

Our next challenge: Tow an 8,500 pound load with the Silverado 2500HD. No prob.A Day at the Track with Chevy

Thanks to the 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine's 445hp and 910 lb-ft. of torque, trailer brake tech, and exhaust braking, it felt like we were towing nothing at all. (Photo: AJ Mast/General Motors)A Day at the Track with Chevy

As we approached the track from the garage area, we saw the slightest teaser of what awaited us on the other side of the fence.A Day at the Track with Chevy

Once we made our way through Gasoline Alley and into the stands, we were greeted by an awesome sight - 101 Chevy Camaros decked out in Indy 500 Pace Car liveries, ready to take a parade lap.A Day at the Track with Chevy

Once trackside, we suited up in helmets and safety gear for a ride in the powerful new 2017 Camaro ZL1.A Day at the Track with Chevy

This monster packs a 650hp supercharged V8 that can launch it from 0-to-60 in just 3.5 seconds. And that's exactly what we did:

We could listen to that epic exhaust note all day.A Day at the Track with Chevy

The culmination of the day's festivities: a lap of the famed Indinapolis Motor Speedway in a 2017 Corvette Grand Sport.A Day at the Track with Chevy

The C7 Grand Sport is our favorite Corvette yet, launching to 60mph in 3.6 seconds, and capable of pulling 1.2g in the corners.A Day at the Track with Chevy

We zoomed down the track in this awesome car at triple-digit speeds, walls whizzing by, and cornering without a care in the world thanks to the Grand Sport's incredible grip. The whole time, we imagined the stands packed with crowds cheering us on.A Day at the Track with Chevy

Thanks so much to Chevrolet and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for hosting us, and for an awesome experience. (Photo: AJ Mast/General Motors)A Day at the Track with Chevy

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