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Another C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed by Police

by Mitch Talley on December 30, 2013

Another C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed by Police
Photo Credit: Tony Giberson/pnj.com

For the second time this month, a Corvette driver has been shot and killed by law enforcement officers after leading them on a high-speed chase.

On Dec. 13, 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif., died after being shot after leading Los Angeles Police on a wild hour-long chase into the city and trying to flee after T-boning another car with his C6 Corvette while speeding through an intersection.

This time, it was a 17-year-old Gulf Breeze, Fla., teenager already facing vehicular homicide charges who was killed.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Tom Dupont discusses the history and identifying features of the 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray at the 2013 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Red on Red 1971 LS6 Convertible Headed to Russo and Steele Scottsdale

The list of significant Corvettes being offered at the January auctions next month continues to grow. Next up is this very rare red on red 1971 LS6 convertible which will be crossing Russo and Steele’s auction block in January. It is believed that this car is the only red on red LS6 roadster ever built.

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Corvette Stingray Sales Expand to All Certified Chevy Dealers

Santa is bringing Corvette enthusiasts an early present.

Chevrolet has announced that all 3,000 of its dealers in the United States are now eligible to sell the 2014 Corvette Stingray – if they want to meet certain rules laid down by the automaker.

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Corvette Racing Debuts C7.R, Expands Endurance Lineup for 2014

by Corvette Racing on December 19, 2013

Corvette Racing Debuts C7.R, Expands Endurance Lineup for 2014

Taylor, Westbrook rejoin team at Le Mans; Liddell, Briscoe in for Daytona and Sebring

DETROIT (Dec. 19, 2013) – Corvette Racing is continuing its history of strong driver lineups with an impressive roster for the 2014 endurance racing season. The team will field eight drivers across 12 races around the globe in the new Chevrolet Corvette C7.R that will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the inaugural season of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in the United States.

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[VIDEO] Hennessey Corvette Stingray Breaks 200 MPH on Texas Toll Road

A boost from Hennessey Performance proved to be enough for a 2014 Corvette Stingray to crack the 200mph barrier for the first time on Dec. 11.

The Stingray had been upgraded with a Hennessey HPE600 system that boosts the car’s horsepower to 600 from the factory 460, as well as a Nitrous Express 100-hp nitrous oxide system.

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AutoGuide.com Proclaims Reader's Choice Car of the Year is the 2014 Corvette Stingray

Add yet another win for the popular 2014 Corvette Stingray.

This time, it was the readers of Autoguide.com who voted the seventh-generation Corvette as the Reader’s Choice Car of the Year for 2014.

AutoGuide.com combines thorough tests of every car on the market, with up-to-the-minute information on its news blog, to cover the auto industry from all angles.

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[VIDEO] Driving Instructor Brutally Drives His 2014 Corvette Stingray at Sebring

While attending an open track session at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday, I had the opportunity to ride with Larry who was one of the instructors for Chin Motorsports, the organization which hosted the event. Larry was very popular this weekend as he was driving an Arctic White 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe.

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C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed after Leading LA Police in Hour Long Chase

Police have identified the driver of a C6 Corvette involved in an hour-long high-speed chase in Los Angeles Friday night as 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif.

Beaird was behind the wheel of the silver Corvette in Cudahy in east LA about 9:30 p.m. Friday when L.A. County sheriff’s deputies tried to stop him because he was driving recklessly.

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The Earliest Known 1963 Corvette Sting Ray

by Steve Burns on December 13, 2013

The Earliest Known 1963 Corvette Sting Ray

Back in 2006 and 2007 ProTeam Corvette Sales purchased, restored, and sold the last 1967 Corvette produced. The Last Sting Ray fetched $660,000 at the 2007 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction and was the subject of a series on SPEED.

Proteam has an article on their website about the very first Corvette Sting Ray, a silver 1963 coupe built under a Shop Order in 1962. The has car spent its entire life in Europe and has been rarely seen. Its last 30 years have been spent in a private collection. Click past the jump to see how this piece of Corvette history came to be.

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