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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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[DVR ALERT] Corvette Stingray To Be Featured On Discovery Channel Tonight at 10pm ET

Just got this alert in from our friends at the National Corvette Museum:

Bowling Green’s iconic sports car will be highlighted on Discovery Channel’s “How It’s Made: Dream Cars” show tonight. A crew filmed for four days at the Corvette Plant, and one day at the Museum recently to create the program. The 30 minute show on the Corvette will air for the first time this evening, October 2, at 10 pm EST. A replay will be available on Friday morning at 11:00 am ET as well.

 

[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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[VIDEO] Is This Unique C6 Corvette a Saleen Prototype?

by Mitch Talley on September 30, 2014

[VIDEO] Is This Unique C6 Corvette a Saleen Prototype?

Could this video show what apparently could turn out to be the first Saleen Corvette ever?

An enthusiast in Los Angeles spotted this unusual-looking car and followed it to see if he could find out more about it.

Lo and behold, Steve Saleen – yes, apparently that one – turned out to be behind the wheel and told the inquisitor that the car was a Corvette-based prototype.

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Black Corvette Stingray Widebody For Sale from Progressive Motorsports

There’s no doubt that the wide body of the upcoming Z06 adds dramatic features to the seventh-generation Corvette.

If you don’t want the factory wide body, then you might want to check out Progressive Motorsports’ custom widebody package for the Stingray.

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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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Win a $50 Gift Card from Zip Corvette

by Keith Cornett on September 26, 2014

Win a $50 gift card from Zip Corvette

Zip Corvette has its finger on the pulse of everything Corvette. Family owned and operated for 37 years, we know Corvettes. To make sure you’re in the know, sign up for our e-mail list. You’ll get the latest in Corvette Parts and news delivered straight to your inbox, in addition to special offers designed exclusively for e-mail subscribers.

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