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Corvette Lifestyles

This 1962 Corvette Earns a Blue Ribbon Despite Squirting a Judge with Washer Fluid
Photo Credit: Dan Proudfoot

Doug Kinsman was just following orders when one of the judges at a prestigious car show asked him to see if the windshield washers worked on his 1962 Corvette.

Kinsman’s car was being judged last month at Cobble Beach when judge John Ballard requested the operation of the washers.

Kinsman had never tried them so he said he didn’t know if they would work or not.

He soon found out that they did squirt washer fluid, lots of it, in fact – just not in the right place.

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[VIDEO] 1962 Corvette Earns Keith's Choice Award at 2014 Corvette FunFest

Part of our responsibilities when covering Mid America Motorwork’s 2014 Corvette FunFest is the selection of a Corvette for our celebrity choice award. As we wandered Corvette FunFest’s back parking lot looking for the appropriate Corvette, we realized our work would be cut out for us. So many great Corvettes. So many great stories.

That’s when I spotted Mike McGuirk and his son Mike sitting behind a Honduras Maroon 1962 Corvette.

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Detroit Man Tracks Down and Buys His Late Father's 1973 Corvette

We’ve all heard and read stories about Corvette owners who, for one reason or another, sold their beloved Vette, but were unable to get the car out of their minds. Years later, when their life circumstances may have changed, they manage to track down and bring their fiberglass friend back into the family.

Scott Bachmann, in the Metropolitan Detroit area, took this story one generation further by finding and repurchasing his late father’s Corvette, and bringing it back home to his family. He was interviewed by WWJ’s Roberta Jasina to find out more about this touching story.

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[VIDEO] Regular Car Reviews: Corvettes at Carlisle

by Mitch Talley on October 3, 2014

[VIDEO] Regular Car Reviews: Corvettes at Carlisle

Corvette Blogger has been a regular visitor to Corvettes at Carlisle, but this off-beat look at the largest gathering of ‘Vettes in the entire world by Regular Car Reviews managed to give us a unique look at the goings-on there.

After wandering through the Carlisle Fairgrounds and showing some of the more than 5,000 Corvettes that became the latest to attend the big event, Regular Car Reviews begins to offer a philosophical look at the Corvette enthusiast’s world.

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[VIDEO] Exotics Racing Drifts a Corvette Z06 with a French Model

Exotics Racing in Las Vegas bills itself as “The Ultimate Driving Experience.”

Chloe Mortaud, winner of the Miss France title in 2009, certainly wouldn’t argue.

As this video opens, a helicopter lands in the desert, and out comes the 25-year-old beauty queen, dressed in a low-cut black blouse with spike heels.

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1997 'Green Slime' Mallett Corvette to be Star Attraction at Mecum's Chicago Auction

Should you hear that the “Green Slime” is coming to Chicago, don’t be alarmed—this “Green Slime” is not the villain of the eponymous 1968 sci-fi horror flick. No, the “Green Slime” headed to Chicago refers to the 1997 Corvette that was the first of the breed to be modified by racing performance gurus Mallett Motorsports into a fire-breathing monster in its own right that will be one of the star attractions at Mecum’s Chicago auction on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

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[VIDEO] Young NASCAR Drivers Take the Ron Fellows Performance Driving Course at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch

ESPN recently offered viewers a glimpse inside the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School in Pahrump, Nev., where Ron and his instructors were showing young Chevy drivers how to get ready for Nationwide road courses at Spring Mountain, using, of course, C7 Corvettes.

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Lingenfelter Collection to Hold Fall Open House to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

The Lingenfelter Collection is hosting its annual Fall Charity Open House for breast cancer awareness at Lingenfelter Motorsports in Brighton, Michigan on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Just about everyone in the Corvette world knows of Ken Lingenfelter and his extensive collection of not only Corvettes, but other muscle and exotic cars. Ken and his wife Kristen use the car collection to connect with people in ways that transcend automobiles. The Fall Open House for Breast Cancer Awareness is just one of their charitable efforts. All proceeds from the event will go to The Pink Fund, which provides active-cancer-treatment patients with up to 90 days of direct financial assistance to cover non-medical expenses, such as health insurance premiums, housing, transportation and utilities.

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[PICS] 2014 Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks

by Keith Cornett on September 24, 2014

[PICS] 2014 Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks

Finally made it!

That’s what we have to say after making the pilgrimage this year to Effingham, IL for the 21st Annual Corvette FunFest put on by Mike Yager and the great folks at Mid America Motorworks.

The theme for this year’s FunFest was “Vets with Vettes” and so not only was it great to see all the Corvettes out in the fields but to have the opportunity to talk with our nation’s veterans and see all the patriotic displays including the traveling Vietnam Veteran’s wall memorial was something we’ll never forget.

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Corvette Racing Legend Dr. Dick Thompson 'The Flying Dentist' Passes Away at Age 94

The Corvette world is mourning the passing of another racing legend, Dr. Dick Thompson.

“The Flying Dentist,” as he came to be known, didn’t start racing until he was 32 years old, but he quickly became a force to be reckoned with in many different makes of automobiles, not just Corvettes.

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