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CorvetteBlogger.com Welcomes Mid America Motorworks to our Family of Sponsors

We are very excited to announce that Mid America Motorworks has recently joined our family of featured sponsors. As the largest supplier of Corvette parts and accessories in the world and a customer base of nearly 1 million Corvette enthusiasts, it’s most likely that many of our readers are current customers. But for those that aren’t, be ready to be amazed at what Mid America can offer.

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[VIDEO] Batmobiles Go Drag Racing

by Mitch Talley on March 26, 2012

[VIDEO] Batmobiles Go Drag Racing

Two of America’s coolest cars ever recently battled in a race set up by Super Power Beat Down.

The website decided to see what would happen when the 1966 Batmobile took on the 1989 Batmobile. You’d think that 23 years worth of technology would be worth something, but you’ll have to watch the video to find out for sure.

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Saint Bernard’s Classic Corvette Giveaway

by Keith Cornett on March 23, 2012

Win This Sting Ray! Saint Bernard's 2012 Classic Corvette Giveaway

Last year we had the opportunity to help the Saint Bernard Catholic Church in Southern Indiana get the word out about their annual Corvette fundraiser and we’re pleased to announce the details of their new 2012 Classic Corvette giveaway. The annual raffle is an important fundraiser as it provides much needed funds for the Church’s school and daycare programs in Rockport. So without further ado, this year’s Saint Bernard giveaway is a big block powered 1966 Nassau Blue Corvette convertible.

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Chevrolet Corvette Inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame

by Mitch Talley on March 21, 2012

Chevrolet Corvette Inducted into Sebring Hall of Fame

What a weekend it was for Corvette!

Not only did the Corvette Racing team finish second and third in the GT class in Sunday’s Twelve Hours of Sebring competition, but Corvette capped that success by being inducted into the Sebring Hall of Fame.

And who can argue with the choice?

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DVR Alert: C4 Corvette Limo on Top Gear USA

by Keith Cornett on March 20, 2012

DVR Alert: C4 Corvette Limo on Top Gear USA

Tanner, Adam and Rutledge are back tonight as Top Gear USA looks to do a take on Top Gear UK’s famous Limousine Challenge. The three hosts will be building their own limos: a 1981 VW Rabbit pickup, a 1969 Lincoln Continental, and a 1987 Chevrolet Corvette. So what’s the challenge, you ask? Transporting as yet unnamed celebrities to the Emmy Awards Show.

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Custom 1000 hp Twin Turbo Corvette Headed to Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

GM Design Director Kip Wasenko calls it “the Corvette Duntov would have built to win LeMans.”

Now some lucky – and very wealthy – person will have the opportunity to buy this hand-crafted custom 1963 Corvette unlike any other in the world, complete with a jaw-dropping modernistic design and a twin-turbo, mid-engine setup that boasts 0-60 times below 3 seconds.

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Former Corvette Chief Engineer Selling Wright-inspired Detroit Home

Want to buy the house where Corvette Chief Engineer Dave McClellan has resided for the past 42 years?

McClellan and his wife Glenda, in an aim to downsize now that he is 75 and she is 69, have their Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired estate on 12 acres up for sale for $589,900, the Detroit Free Press reports.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Racing Legend Dick Guldstrand Talks About His Hollywood Days

His parents wanted him to become a lawyer, but Dick Guldstrand listened to his heart instead and became one of the most successful Corvette racers of all time.

Now in a Youtube video posted recently, Car Museum 2010 interviews Guldstrand at the Legends of Riverside in March 2010 about another side of the racing legend.

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C4 Pink Corvette Restoration Aims for Raising Breast Cancer Awareness

If you happen to see a pink 1984 Corvette rolling down the road in the Ohio area in the next few months, you can be sure that it’s probably the PinkVette that aims to raise at least $20,000 for the Meadville Medical Center’s Yolanda G. Barco Oncology Institute in Ohio.

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CorvetteBlogger Visits Corvette Central

by Steve Burns on March 16, 2012

CorvetteBlogger Visits Corvette Central

We’re pretty sure that most of you have parts from our sponsor Corvette Central somewhere on your Corvette. Recently we had the opportunity to stop in at their sprawling 70,000+ square foot facility in Sawyer, Michigan for a behind the scenes look at all the action that takes place there.

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