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Vettes in the News

North Dakota Woman Enjoying Life in the Fast Lane with her C4 Corvette
Photo Credit: Dave Wallis/The Forum

Women can be passionate about cars, too.

Take Kristi Zick of Kindred, North Dakota, for example.

She grew up watching her dad, Roger Langlie, work as crew chief for her uncle’s Super Comp dragster team at a track. That’s the same track where she met her husband, Ryan, after first falling in love with his black Camaro.

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[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Rollover in Illinois

by Mitch Talley on June 3, 2013

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Rollover in Illinois

Two passengers in a white Corvette C4 convertible might want to buy some lottery tickets after the lucky men escaped without injury when the car rolled over in Springfield, Illinois on May 18.

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[VIDEO] Shane Steelman's Corvette Z06 After the Moore, OK Tornado

Last week we ran an image from Getty that showed Shane Steelman’s red Corvette Z06 surrounded by the destruction from the tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma on Monday, May 20th. Shane saw the picture on our Facebook page and provided even more photos and video. Here is his account of what happened before, during and after the storm as well as the fate of his beloved C5 Z06.

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From Basket Case to Show Car, This 1960 Corvette Gets A Second Chance

Talk about your extremes. Elsewhere on this website, you have read about one-owner 1960 Corvettes that are as stock and original as they come. Then we have this 1960 model owned by Gary Kuck, which has been transformed from a basket case with no engine and a mangled front clip into a wild one-of-a-kind custom.

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GM Makes Wish Come True For Man with Terminal Cancer

Here’s what may be the most heartwarming story yet about the seventh generation Corvette.

It’s a story about a dying Corvette enthusiast and the amazing love that his family and friends – along with total strangers and a massive corporation – showed him in the final weeks of his life.

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More GM Docs Suggests 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe to have 455 HP and 460 lb.-ft Torque

Yesterday we filled you in on what we thought was a typo listing the official horsepower of the 2014 Corvette Stingray as 455 hp in the official press release naming 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the driver of the Corvette Stingray Indy 500 pace car.

Well, some more digging on GM’s media site has turned up two PDF documents which say the Corvette Stingray Coupe – both manual and automatic transmissions – will have 455 horsepower and 460 lb.-ft torque. The two PDFs for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible – both manual and automatics – still list the estimated numbers of 450 hp and 450 lb.-ft torque.

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[PIC] 2002 Corvette Z06 is a True
Photo Credit: Scott Olson (GETTY)

Somehow we get the feeling that the owner of this 2002 Z06 Corvette isn’t too worried about the mud that is all over his pride and joy.

We’re sure Shane Steelman is just glad to be alive after the EF5 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma earlier this week and destroyed his home and his garage, where his Corvette was parked at the time.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Museum Begins Clearing Land for Motorsports Park

The Motorsports Park near the National Corvette Museum continues to roar closer and closer to reality every day.

Crews hope to be done in 45 days as they began clearing the 184 acres of land last week for the track, which will be located off Porter Pike across from the museum on the opposite side of I-65.

The clearing hopefully is just a prelude to the official groundbreaking as early as next month, museum Executive Director Wendell Strode told The Bowling Green Daily News.

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[ACCIDENT] Mans Buys a C5 Corvette, Crashes into Power Line Pole

“With great power comes great responsbility.”

That line from SpiderMan could have saved Battle Ground, Washington resident Ethan Cross a world of hurt.

According to KATU.com, the 42 year old cross has just purchased the light-colored Convertible when he crashed into a power line pole in Boring, Oregon.

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49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh to Pace the Indy 500 in the 2014 Corvette Stingray

Earlier this month we learned the 2014 Corvette Stingray would be pacing the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500 and now we know who will be driving the Laguna Blue Stingray. Jim Harbaugh, coach of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers has been named the official pace car driver and will lead the 33 Indy Cars and their drivers to the Green Flag this Sunday afternoon.

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