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[GALLERY] Black Friday! (30 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on July 25, 2014

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (32 Corvette photos)

It’s the last Friday in July which means its “Black Friday” here at CorvetteBlogger.com. Here’s our salute to Black Corvettes with a random photo gallery made up of 30 Corvettes spanning seven generations.

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Calgary Police Find Betsy, the Stolen 1962 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on July 25, 2014

Calgary Police Find Betsy, the Stolen 1962 Corvette
Photo Credit: Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald

Who says the news is always bad?

For a Corvette enthusiast in Calgary, Canada, what started as a sad story wound up having a very happy ending.

We asked you a few days ago to be on the lookout for a red on red 1962 Corvette convertible that was stolen July 13 from a parking lot near Kenneth Jelley’s apartment.

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Chevy Working Out Details for the 2015 Corvette Z06 Engine Build Experience

The new 650-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 monster engine that will power the upcoming 2015 Corvette Z06 will be assembled in two locations.

But only the engines that are put together at the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green, Ky., will be eligible for the build-your-own program, according to a report on Edmunds.com.

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[STOLEN]1962 Corvette Owned for 40 years Stolen from Calgary Street

Some people say locks just keep honest people out.

The 73-year-old owner of a red 1962 Corvette convertible wouldn’t argue with that.

Kenneth Jelley’s classic ‘Vette was locked, covered with a tarp, and parked outside in its parking space in the 9600 block of Bonaventure Drive SE, Calgary, Canada.

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Pricing for 2015 Corvette Stingray Announced
Photo courtesy of the National Corvette Museum

Late last week, GM released pricing to dealers for the 2015 Corvette Stingray Coupe and Convertible models as well as assorted options and accessories. The good news is that the non-Z51 Coupe and Convertible pricing for 2015 is the same as the final 2014 MSRP while the Z51 Coupe and Convertible models will see their starting MSRPs increase by $1,000 each.

For 2015, non-Z51 Corvette Stingray Coupes will start at $53,000 while its Z51 version will start at $58,000. The non-Z51 Convertible will begin at $58,000 and the Z51 version starts at $63,000. All four models still tack on the $995 delivery charge.

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1960 Corvette Rescued from Chicken Coop

by Mitch Talley on July 20, 2014

1960 Corvette Rescued from Chicken Coop

If you found a tattered classic car in a barn, would you leave it like it is or restore it to like-new condition?

Both options obviously have their pluses and minuses.

Today, we hear from someone who is happy he chose the first option.

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Plans In Place for Flint's Mega Corvette Reunion

Each year the Corvette Reunion, held in conjunction with the Back to the Bricks car show in downtown Flint, Michigan, continues to attract more and more Corvettes from all across the country and this year plans have been made to accommodate 800 Corvettes, up about 150 over last year’s numbers.

In 2013 Corvettes showed up from as far away as Hawaii and included every generation plus hundreds of restomods and custom Corvettes. Officially this is the fifth anniversary of the event and will take place on Friday night, August 15th and Saturday, August 16th.

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Chevrolet Awards a Corvette Stingray Convertible to Baseball's All Star MVP Mike Trout

That noise you heard after the All-Star Game Tuesday night was the sound of young Corvette enthusiasts practicing on their hitting skills.

Who could blame them after the Most Valuable Player of this year’s game, the Angels’ Mike Trout, won a new Stingray for his outstanding performance?

Trout – who doubled, tripled, drove in two runs, and scored a run to lead the American League to a 5-3 win – actually had his choice of either a Stingray or a Silverado full-size pickup during the MVP award ceremony, but naturally the 22-year-old standout picked the latest rendition of Chevy’s popular sports car.

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Corvette Racing in Canada: Garcia Second in GTLM to Lead Qualifying Efforts
Photo Credit: Jan Magnussen

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, Canada (July 12, 2014) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs qualified second and fourth for Sunday’s Mobil 1 Sports Grand Prix presented by Hawk Performance at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Antonio Garcia was second-quickest Saturday in qualifying with a lap of 1:15.278 (117.596 mph) in the No. 3 Corvette C7.R he drives with Jan Magnussen.

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Katech Performance to host Track Attack 2014 at Autobahn Country Club

Katech Performance will host Track Attack 2014, a two-day high performance driving event (HPDE), at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL on July 21 & 22, a perfect opportunity to give your Corvette some exercise and polish up your driving skills. The Track Attack will be held on the Autobahn’s 2.1-mile, 15-turn South Circuit.

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