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Throwback Thursday: 1978 Corvette Paces the Indy 500

by Keith Cornett on May 22, 2014

Throwback Thursday: 1978 Corvette Paces the Indy 500

It’s race week in Indianapolis with the running of the 98th Indy 500 on Sunday so it seems fitting to feature a little history about the first time a Corvette was used as the pace car at the famous race. It was 36 years ago this weekend that Corvette first made its appearance at the Brickyard with the 1978 Corvette Indy 500 Pace Car.

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Chevrolet Sends a Thank You Gift to New C7 Corvette Owners

This is classy move by Chevrolet.

To honor those customers that were the first to buy the all-new Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet is sending out a nice thank you gift. The gift contains a black box with the C7 crossed flags logo. Open it up and there is a leather pouch which is made of the same color and material as the owners C7 interior. Inside the pouch is a thank you letter and a book about the Corvette Stingray.

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[GALLERY] Corvettes at the Lone Star Corvette Classic (50 Corvette photos)

Our new friend Jeremy Welborn attended the 25th Annual Lone Star Corvette Classic in Texas over the weekend and has given us permission to share some of his photos from the event. We picked a set of 50 images featuring everything from C1s to C7 Stingrays.

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Arsonist Torches a C5 Corvette in Tennessee

by Mitch Talley on May 21, 2014

Arsonist Torches a C5 Corvette in Tennessee

A Newport, Tennessee family has lost its peace of mind after a suspected arsonist destroyed three of their vehicle in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 17.

John Scott Jones of 641 Pikeview Street told police that his wife, Leslie Jones, woke him up at 3:43 a.m. after she heard a noise outside and told him that the side of their house seemed to be “really hot”, according to Patrolman Derrick Wright.

Mr. Jones looked outside to see three of the family’s four vehicles on fire.

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[VIDEO] Regular Car Reviews Test the C6 Corvette

by Keith Cornett on May 20, 2014

[VIDEO] Regular Car Reviews Tests the C6 Corvette

Our friends over at Jalopnik turned us on to this video from Regular Car Reviews who recently reviewed a 2008 C8 Corvette Coupe. This isn’t the the kind of review your used to reading though and that’s why it’s so good.

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (30 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on May 19, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (30 Corvette photos)

Let’s get this week started right by checking out our Midyear Monday gallery featuring 30 random photos of 2nd generation Corvettes from 1963-1967. If you the 2nd generation Corvette as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Debunking a Stupid Rumor about a Special Series of 2014 C6 corvette ZR1s

Checking the news this morning after a long weekend, I found this story on AutoSpies.com proclaiming that Chevrolet isn’t quite done with the C6 generation ZR1 yet. For 2014 and 2015, Chevy will still be offering not only the ZR1 in C6 form, but a special edition that’s been modified to run a 0-60 mph in 2.65 seconds and has a quarter mile time of 9.7 seconds at 140.2 mph.

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[Review] Adam’s Total Interior Detailer

by Steve Burns on May 16, 2014

[Review] Adam's Total Interior Detailer

It’s springtime which means that Corvette owners in the cold zones are beginning to extricate their cars from winter hibernation. That’s usually followed by a serious spring cleaning in preparation for the upcoming summer cruising season. But which product should one use on their ride? We recently tried out Adam’s Total Interior Detailer and the results of our toils await you after the break.

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[VIDEO] Ungrateful Pattie Gets Her Corvette Stingray Blown for her Birthday

Maybe we were a little too harsh on Pattie.

Remember her?

She’s the girlfriend who appeared to be ungrateful when her beau surprised her with the ultimate gift (at least if you’re a Corvette enthusiast): a 2014 C7 Z51 Stingray, black on black.

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Latest General Motors Recall Involves 2005-2007 Corvettes
Photo Credit: CorvetteImages.com

A few months ago, we told you about some C6 Corvettes that were having problems with loss of low-beam headlight operation.

Now General Motors announced today that some 111,889 sixth-generation Corvettes are being recalled for that very problem.

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