Failing to heed the warning presented by the onset of clutch pedal woes and continuing to do strong shifts anyway. This is a leading cause of transmission issues in C5s and C6s.
Finally, keep in mind that fast driving is a sport. And like any sport, you will improve your driving performance by commitment, adoption of proven techniques, and practice, practice, practice.
Editors Note: John "Ranger" Armstrong is producing a DVD on the aforementioned techniques for maximum acceleration in Corvettes. Scheduled for release via his web site (www.rangeracceleration.com), the DVD is intended to help any Corvette owner get the most from their cars in a straight line, on the street, and at the dragstrip.