New Record set by UCCC Member - Black Attack (Calvin Baltimore)
On 11/20/2005, the "Calvin's Racing" team established a new World Record for a C5 Naturally Aspirated Corvette with stock suspension.
The record was established with the team's 1999 C5 Hardtop Corvette named "Black Attack.
The previous record was 9.95 sec in a ¼ mile (previously reported in error as 9.94 in the ¼ mile) . "Calvin's Racing" team set the new record when "Black Attack" was piloted by team owner Calvin Baltimore on the fourth (4th) pass with a record-time of 9.46 at 146.19mph in the ¼ mile.
Comments such as, "If this run does not do it, nothing will" - Jim Wynne, Calvin's Racing Statistician, reflected and represented the feeling of everyone witnessing what turned into a record breaking pass.
Congratulations to Calvin Baltimore from the UCCC.