Tag Archives: John Heinricy

John Heinricy helping with chassis development on Hennessey Venom GT

John Heinricy, former head of GM’s High Performance division, is well known for a lot of things – one of them being the man who drove the Cadillac CTS-V sedan around the Nurburgring Nordschleifeto in 7:59.32. Heinricy is also the key force behind the development of the CTS, CTS-V, Corvette Z06 and many other GM […]

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Heinricy and Hennessey heading to Nurburgring with the ZR700 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

About two days ago we brought you a video of retired John Heinricy taking the 2009 Corvette ZR1 with a Hennessey ZR700 package around a track. At first we thought the former head of GM’s Performance Division was just having some fun while feeding his need for speed. Well, it seems like Heinricy and Hennessey […]

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Video: John Heinricy tests the 705-hp Hennessey ZR700 Corvette ZR1

John Heinricy, who retired after working with GM for 38-years, recently got behind the wheel of the 2009 Corvette ZR1 with a Hennessey ZR700 package. The former head of GM Performance Division and chief engineer of the new 2009 Cadillac CTS-V and ZR1, tested his skills on the 705-hp ZR1 to see what Hennessey came up with. The […]

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