Share This Article

Petersen Hosts Corvette Weekend

Published on Sat, Jul 27, 2019

By: Glenn Oyoung

The Petersen pays tribute to the father of the Corvette, Zora Duntov 

The Petersen Automotive Museum is paying tribute to the father of the Corvette, GM engineer Zora Duntov, this weekend.

2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Saturday evening there is a VIP reception that will grant attendees access to the 2020 Corvette Stingray in the flesh. In addition to seeing the C8 live, attendees will have a chance to mix and mingle with Corvette community members and #influencers.

Sunday morning folks can join Constellation Rally on a drive from Pasadena to the Petersen, where the museum will hold a Corvette-themed Cruise-In. I won’t be able to attend due to my monthly Carcadia at Route 66 cars and coffee — but I will be encouraging our regulars with ‘Vettes to make the drive.

Full Schedule

  • Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. –Sportsman VIP Night reception
  • Sunday, July 28 at 7:30 a.m. –  Three iconic Corvettes from the Petersen collection will take part in the rally
  • Sunday, July 28 at 9:00 a.m.– the Corvette cruise-in at the Petersen will feature a panel discussion on Zora Arkus-Duntov, featuring Harley Early III, Doug Fehan and others, in addition to a historic display of Corvettes

For more information on the Petersen Automotive Museum and their Zora Duntov tribute weekend, visit the Petersen’s website.

You Might Also Like These Articles:

close-up of a hydrogen pump for a gas station.

Hydrogen-Powered Cars & Trucks

a baby-blue Porsche 911 RSR, with only two wheels on the ground, coming around a corner of a racetrack.

The IROC Porsches

the sign from the Olympics, at the front entrance to L.A. Memorial Coliseum.

NASCAR At The Los Angeles Coliseum

VW Italdesign Machimoto with a bunch of guys in overalls and helmets riding in it.

Cool Concept Cars - by Volkswagen

a white 1977 Lotus with small winglets sticking out where the wheels should be.

The Pete is Poppin’