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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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[POLL] What is Your Favorite Part of Corvette Funfest?

by Steve Burns on September 19, 2014

[POLL] What’s Your Favorite Part of Corvette Funfest?

It’s time for another CorvetteBlogger Poll! This time we want to hear from those of you who’ve attended Corvette Funfest.

Mid America’s Corvette Funfest turns 21 this weekend. The annual 4-day celebration at Mid America Motorworks’ HQ in Effingham, Illinois runs this Thursday through Sunday. Countless activities fill the docket, but we want to know what’s your favorite part of Corvette Funfest?

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[VIDEO] Ed Welburn Shows Off the New 2015 Corvette Z06 to Jay Leno in Monterey

Jay Leno takes us out of his garage and out into the world for a field trip to what he calls the “Super Bowl for car enthusiasts” in Pebble Beach, Calif., where he says you can see some of the best cars ever built.

He calls this 42-minute show “The Ultimate Car Week.”

Of most interest to Corvette enthusiasts is likely to be a segment devoted to the 2015 Corvette Z06. You might want to fast forward to about the 9:50 mark to see this.

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[VIDEO] Now and Then: The Corvette Stingray

by Mitch Talley on September 17, 2014

[VIDEO] Now and Then: The Corvette Stingray

Here’s a short “Now & Then” documentary by Graeme Jenvey that’ll definitely put a smile on a Corvette enthusiast’s face.

In the six-and-a-half minute video, a long-time Corvette lover named Joe Gallo shares his thoughts about his 1965 Corvette Sting Ray, then contrasts it with a 2014 Stingray.

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[VIDEO] Bank Robber’s C4 Corvette Searched for Explosives

by Mitch Talley on September 16, 2014

[VIDEO] Bank Robber's C4 Corvette Searched for Explosives

We’ve heard of “dynamite” Corvettes exploding off the line at a drag strip.

But a suspect bank robber in Stanton, Calif., added a new twist to that scenario Monday morning.

The 62-year-old man was arrested in connection with a robbery at Bank of the West on Beach Boulevard in Stanton after a traffic stop at Katella and Western avenues.

That’s where it gets interesting.

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