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With all the discouraging news coming out of Detroit these days, thanks to millions of recalls, here’s a story that will bring a smile to a Chevy enthusiast’s face.

First, though, we have to go back to 1981. That when George Talley, in his late 30s, reported that his 1979 Corvette had been stolen just three miles from General Motors’ world headquarters in Detroit.

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[PICS] The 2014 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

by Steve Burns on July 1, 2014

[PICS] The 2014 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

The 2014 edition of The Granddaddy of all Corvette shows, Bloomington Gold, took place last weekend in Champaign, Illinois. This year was the show’s the second year on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign. Our super fantastic photo gallery from the event awaits you after the break.

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Vaterra Introduces New 1/10 Scale Corvette Stingray RC Car

A new Corvette Stingray Z51 will be on the market in mid-July.

But don’t look for it at your neighborhood Chevy dealer.

This Stingray is the latest radio controlled 1/10 scale replica from Vaterra, and it appears to be much more high-tech than the New Bright RC Stingray that came out last year.

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Happy Birthday Corvette! America's Favorite Sports Car Celebrates its 61st Birthday Today!

The sports car world was changed forever on June 30, 1953 at a temporary automobile facility in Flint, Michigan. That’s when the first completed examples of Chevrolet’s all new 2-seat roadster called the Corvette cruised off the line assembly line and into the hearts of America where would it remain for the next 61 years.

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[VIDEO] Classic Corvette Gets a Boost with an LS2 Engine Swap

Some folks believe you shouldn’t mess with a C1 Corvette.

Just leave it the way it came from the factory, they say.

Others, like the owner of this 1959 model, don’t see anything wrong with making a few changes, especially when taking advantage of modern amenities.

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[VIDEO] Criswell Corvette's Mike Furman Takes Delivery of His 2014 Corvette Stingray
Left to right is Criswell Chevrolet’s GSM Jason Witte, Mike Furman, owner Harry Criswell and GM Kevin Szot

Long time national Corvette seller Mike Furman not only sells a lot of Corvettes (he’s currently over 3,100 and counting in his lifetime), but he has owned a lot of Corvettes personally as well. He recently sold his low mile 1992 Quasar Blue C4 to make room for another blue Corvette – a 2014 Corvette Stingray.

This will be Mike’s 14th Corvette that he has personally owned and as he told us, you can expect to see it – and him – on the road soon!

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Chevrolet Extends Stingray School Offer to Canadian Corvette Buyers

Great news for Corvette enthusiasts in Canada. Chevrolet in Canada has announced that Canadian buyers of the new Corvette Stingray are now eligible to attend the Stingray School at Ron Fellows Performance Driving School in Nevada. The two-day Stingray School is $1,000 USD which is a $1,500 discount off the standard driving school rate.

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[GIF] When in Doubt…Burnout!

by Keith Cornett on June 27, 2014

When in Doubt...Burnout!

From our Corvette Images Tumblr comes this awesome GIF from Discovery Channel’s Fast N Loud featuring a 1967 doing some 360s in the middle of the road. I can only wonder what the people in the minivan were thinking after seeing that.

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Forgotten Corvettes Left to Die in Upstate New York

by Mitch Talley on June 26, 2014

Long Forgotten Corvettes Left to Die in Upstate New York

We’ve all got our childhood memories of Corvettes.

For instance, I remember a fellow who ran the local feed and seed store in my hometown, pulling into the grocery store where I worked as a teenager in a brand new silver 1974 Corvette.

Man, I thought he had the ultimate car back then! While some folks would label the mid-1970s as a bad time for Corvette, for me, they’re still as beautiful as the day they were made.

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Preview of the 2014 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

Don’t look now, but it’s already the last weekend in June! To us Corvette folks that means one thing – it’s time for another installment of Bloomington Gold. The 42nd annual Bloomington Gold Corvette Show takes place this Friday, June 27th through Sunday the 29th. 2014 marks the second year on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.

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