We’ve told you sad news in the past about Corvettes being gutted by fires.
Today we have some good news, though, about a 1970 Corvette that was saved from ruin Saturday by quick-acting firefighters in Carmichael, Calif., who moved it out of the garage while flames were shooting out of the roof of a house.
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The Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park has been busy booking events for the track once it opens over Labor Day weekend. One of the first driving events to be held at the new track will be hosting by the Corvette Museum and will give Corvette owners the opportunity to be among the first to drive the circuit.
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Here’s a great Corvette show happening this Sunday, June 1st for those of you in the Silver Spring/Baltimore Maryland area. Our friends at Sport Chevrolet are hosting the 41st Annual Spring Car Show with the Corvette Club of America. The show features NCCC Sanctioned Corvette Fun Show Awards as well as awards for GM Muscle, Classic, Custom and Wounded Warrior Vehicles too!
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Barrett-Jackson® confirmed today in a conversation and subsequent press release that they will offer one of the most significant automobile collections in the world at their Scottsdale Auction in January 2015, the esteemed Ron Pratte collection. A spokesperson for Barrett-Jackson confirmed in a phone interview that the final details for liquidating the major part of Pratte’s collection at the 2015 Scottsdale auction are being finalized by Craig Jackson, Steve Davis and Gary Bennett. Due to the size and significance of the collection a special catalog will be produced as soon as all of the details have been decided. The importance and magnitude of the event was best summarized by Steve Davis, President of Barrett-Jackson, “This is going to create excitement beyond anything we’ve ever seen.” And based on excitement the “World’s Greatest Collector Car Collection Auction” has produced, that is clearly is saying a lot.
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While we’ve already detailed many of the changes coming for the 2015 Corvette Stingray and the emergence of the all new 2015 Z06, the 2015 Corvette Order Guide [download the PDF] still has a few surprises.
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New York’s State Police are looking for a red 1966 Corvette Sting Ray Sport Coupe after it was stolen from an Applebees in Batavia, NY on May 7th around 5 pm local time. The Corvette Coupe is red with a black interior and is outfitted with side exhaust and chrome rally wheels.
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In just one month, classic Corvettes from across the country will converge on the campus of the University of Illinois in Champaign, IL for the annual Bloomington Gold Corvette Show. Unfortunately, those looking to buy a Corvette during the annual auction will have to attend another venue as Mecum has announced they have canceled the traditional all-Corvette sale due to lack of interest.
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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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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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We know it’s hard to believe, but this year Corvettes at Carlisle will celebrate its 32nd year of putting on one of the nation’s biggest and best Corvette shows. Led by the spirit of Chip Miller, the Carlisle staff outdoes itself every year and this year is no exception.
In addition to celebrating the long and storied history of the Corvette as a street car, this year’s show during August 22-24 at the Fairgrounds in Carlisle, PA will celebrate the power and success of Corvette on the race track with two racecar exhibits—one featuring the cars of the Corvette Challenge series and the other highlighting Corvette racing in general.
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