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September 2014 Corvette Sales

by Keith Cornett on October 1, 2014

September 2014 Corvette Sales

It’s the first of the month and that means we have the latest Corvette sales report from General Motors. According to report, General Motors sold a total of 2,467 Corvettes in September 2014. That compares to just 831 Corvettes sold in September 2013 for an increase of 196.9%.

Year to date sales (January-September) totals 25,950 Corvettes, which beats the 2013 YTD Sales of 7,830 Corvettes by 231.4%.

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Chevrolet Releases the Official Performance Statistics for the 2015 Corvette Z06

Chevrolet officially revealed the performance statistics for the 2015 Corvette Z06 this afternoon and the numbers should put a lot of smiles out there in the Corvette Nation. The new C7 super car is the fastest production Corvette ever built and one of the few sports cars on the market that’s a member of the 10-second quarter mile club right out of the box.

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[VIDEO] Is This Unique C6 Corvette a Saleen Prototype?

by Mitch Talley on September 30, 2014

[VIDEO] Is This Unique C6 Corvette a Saleen Prototype?

Could this video show what apparently could turn out to be the first Saleen Corvette ever?

An enthusiast in Los Angeles spotted this unusual-looking car and followed it to see if he could find out more about it.

Lo and behold, Steve Saleen – yes, apparently that one – turned out to be behind the wheel and told the inquisitor that the car was a Corvette-based prototype.

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Corvette Racing Looking Into More World Endurance Championship Races
Photo by Richard Prince for Chevy Racing

Corvette Racing made their first appearance in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) outside of Le Mans recently at the Lone Star Le Mans in Austin, Texas. While their finish at the Circuit of the Americas wasn’t what they are used to and certainly not what they had hoped for, the experience doesn’t seem to have soured Corvette Racing’s interest in more racing in the WEC.

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Lingenfelter Collection to Hold Fall Open House to Benefit Breast Cancer Awareness

The Lingenfelter Collection is hosting its annual Fall Charity Open House for breast cancer awareness at Lingenfelter Motorsports in Brighton, Michigan on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Just about everyone in the Corvette world knows of Ken Lingenfelter and his extensive collection of not only Corvettes, but other muscle and exotic cars. Ken and his wife Kristen use the car collection to connect with people in ways that transcend automobiles. The Fall Open House for Breast Cancer Awareness is just one of their charitable efforts. All proceeds from the event will go to The Pink Fund, which provides active-cancer-treatment patients with up to 90 days of direct financial assistance to cover non-medical expenses, such as health insurance premiums, housing, transportation and utilities.

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[ACCIDENT] C5 Corvette Struck by Drunk Driver in Wisconsin

by Mitch Talley on September 24, 2014

A white C5 Corvette was hit from behind by a Jeep in Somers, Wisconsin earlier this month, sending at least three people to the hospital.

The Corvette was eastbound on Highway K and was trying to turn south into a driveway when it was struck in the rear by the eastbound Jeep.

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[PICS] 2014 Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks

by Keith Cornett on September 24, 2014

[PICS] 2014 Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks

Finally made it!

That’s what we have to say after making the pilgrimage this year to Effingham, IL for the 21st Annual Corvette FunFest put on by Mike Yager and the great folks at Mid America Motorworks.

The theme for this year’s FunFest was “Vets with Vettes” and so not only was it great to see all the Corvettes out in the fields but to have the opportunity to talk with our nation’s veterans and see all the patriotic displays including the traveling Vietnam Veteran’s wall memorial was something we’ll never forget.

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday - Corvette FunFest Edition (36 Corvette photos)

Whew! That’s how we feel after a long but fun weekend at Corvette FunFest. How about we do a special Midyear Monday gallery dedicated to the 1963-1967 Corvettes we saw on the grounds of Mid America Motorworks in Effingham IL.

Which one of these Corvettes is your favorite? Did we happen to capture your Sting Ray at Corvette FunFest? Let us know and be sure to share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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[STOLEN] 1969 Corvette Stolen in 1988 Recovered but Real Owner Remains a Mystery
Photo Credit: KOIN6

If your car is ever stolen, don’t give up hope of getting it back.

That’s the lesson to be learned from the recent discovery of five cars that were stolen many years ago, including a 1969 Corvette swiped in Portland 26 years ago.

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[VIDEO] CorvetteBlogger Talks with Mike Yager at the 2014 Corvette FunFest

On Friday afternoon at Mid America Motorworks in Effingham, IL., we had the opportunity to talk with Mike Yager about this year’s Corvette FunFest. The theme of FunFest for 2014 is Vets with Vettes and it’s a subject that hits close to Mike’s heart.

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