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[PICS] The Stig’s Wife and a 2015 Corvette Z06

by Mitch Talley on February 4, 2015

[PICS] The Stig's Wife Drives a Corvette Z06

Some say he is terrified of Scouts and he spends his spare time catching fish with his tongue or foraging for wolves in the woods. All we know is Auto Evolution says this woman is the wife of the Stig, the mysterious white-cloaked driver on the British motoring television show Top Gear.

Dale Martin says he recently took these photos of who he claims is Mrs.The Stig at the North Star Dragway in Texas.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1981 Corvette-Based Speed Racer Mach 5 Replica

The sheer number of vehicles for sale on eBay is impressive of course, but the incredible variety that are for sale never ceases to amaze. If you are a Corvette fan of a certain age that never missed Speed Racer, eBay has the car to satisfy your wildest fantasy — a Speed Racer Mach 5 replica based on a 1981 Corvette.

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Free Shipping from Corvette Central through Thursday

by Keith Cornett on January 31, 2015

Free Shipping from Corvette Central through Thursday

Our friends at Corvette Central are offering free shipping through Thursday, February 5th. Shop online at www.CorvetteCentral.com or one of their other Corvette specific websites and enjoy FREE SHIPPING on your online orders of $199 or more.

Just enter the code LUV15 when placing your order and you are good to go! Free shipping applies only in the continental United States. Some restrictions apply.

This offer is good through Thursday, February 5, 2015 and is valid on retail internet orders placed at CorvetteCentral.com, CorvetteCentralExhaust.com and CorvettePerformance.com.

Visit Corvette Central on the web at www.CorvetteCentral.com.

 

Mid America Motorworks 72 Hour Sale

Mid America Motorworks has a special 72 hour sale going on during Super Bowl Weekend. Get in the game now and score savings on Corvette parts and accessories. Some restrictions apply.

Visit Mid America Motorworks at www.mamotorworks.com/corvette/.

 

Corvette Museum Names Three Inductees for the 2015 Corvette Hall of Fame

Three individuals who have contributed to the success of Corvette during the past 50-plus years will be honored for their overwhelming dedication and love for America’s Sports Car when they are inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame this fall.

It’s hard to think of three individuals who are more deserving of this honor than these three men, who have gone above and beyond in their love for the Corvette.

The 2015 inductees slated to be honored at the 18th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony on Sept. 4 at the National Corvette Museum are Herb Fishel in the category of Racing, Rick Hendrick in the category of Enthusiast, and Russ McLean in the category of GM/Chevrolet.

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[CRAZY] Man Plans to Use a 2015 Corvette Z06 as his Winter Beater
Photo Credit: Gene Sanchez Leeds

When Tadge Juechter and his crew were busy coming up with the 2015 Corvette Z06, they were probably hoping for somebody just like Gene Sanchez Leeds to climb behind the wheel.

You see, Mr. Leeds does “ridiculous things with Corvettes,” as he puts it in his blog post on Road and Track.

Put another way, he doesn’t park his Corvettes on a pedestal, instead preferring to enjoy them, and enjoy them HIS way.

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CORSA Releases New Polygon 'Tail Light' Exhaust Tips for the C7 Corvette

Did Santa miss a couple things on your wish list last year? Well, don’t fret. The folks at CORSA have got you taken care of. They’ve recently their new Polygon Tail Light style exhaust tips for the C7 Corvette. They’re available in both polished and Black Pro-Series flavors and can come mated to either the Sport or Extreme 2.75″ valve back exhaust systems.

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[VIDEO] One-Owner 2000 Corvette has an Amazing 650,000 Miles on the Odometer

As the owner of a Torch Red 1997 C5 that has around 69,000 miles on the odometer, it was good to see this video that proves the durability of fifth-generation Corvettes.

A fellow named Mark says he bought his 2000 C5 new and ever since hasn’t been afraid to put it to the test, racking up an amazing total of 650,000 miles as he drives back and forth from Florida to Georgia for business purposes.

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Ivan and Mary Schrodt Donate Five Corvettes to the National Corvette Museum

Ivan and Mary Schrodt of Sherwood, Wisconsin made headlines in the Corvette world recently when they donated five Corvettes to the National Corvette Museum (NCM) The five included one Corvette from each of generations C2 through C6 and initially were to be included in the Schrodts very generous gift to the NCM as part of their estate. However, after their first trip to the NCM Motorsports Park during the 2014 Labor Day Celebration, they had a change of heart.

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[VIDEO] The Story Behind the World's Only Jet Powered Corvette

Way back in ancient times, say in the era of the 1960s, there was great interest amongst the world’s great automotive companies in a new and remarkable power source, the gas turbine, more commonly referred to as the jet engine. It was a time when the Jet Age showed signs of coming down to earth.

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