This 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible is a one owner barn find that was recently unearthed in Texas. Found by Thomas Weeks of Discovery TV’s Misfit Garage, the Blue Corvette has been tucked away since the early eighties in a barn across the street from the famous Southfork Ranch in Dallas.
Many Corvette enthusiasts have loved the car all their lives.
Cliff Young actually was a Mustang fan for most of his life, but then around the age of 60, he was bitten by the Corvette bug after a trip to a high performance driving school in 2006.
That convinced him it was time for a Corvette!
The 1965 Corvette Sting Ray was in its day the C7 of the era, you might say.
The third year of the second generation featured serious updates for drivers, not the least of which was Zora’s long-awaited disc brakes at all four wheels to provide the best possible stopping ability for the time.
Just as the C7 is the darling of the car magazines these days, so was the 1965 Corvette that was finally judged not only an American status symbol but a genuine high-performance sports car capable of thrilling even the most demanding drivers.
Police never know what they’ll find at a crime scene.
Just witness this white 1996 Corvette that’s been impaled by fence posts that crashed through the back bumper, shattered the back glass, with one winding up going into the back of the passenger seat.
That’s what Edgartown police, fire, and medical responders found around 11 a.m. last Sunday when they reached the site of a car crash at Katama airfield off Herring Creek Drive.
Merry Christmas from CorvetteBlogger.com!
A special thanks to all of our readers and contributors who have made our site a top destination for Corvette news and information in 2014! Here’s a Christmas themed gallery featuring 12 Santa’s and their Corvette sleighs. If you like this special holiday gallery, share this page on Twitter and Facebook.
Since CorvetteBlogger’s founding in 2005, we’ve celebrated Christmas with the posting of a special Corvette version of Twas the Night Before Christmas. Over the last few years, our friend Rick Tavel from Corvetted.com has taken the poem one step further by customizing it so that it references the major Corvette-related events that occurred throughout the year.
Some of the events referenced in his new 2014 version include the debut of the C7.R Corvette racer, the NCM Sinkhole that swallowed eight Corvettes and Chevrolet’s banner sales year for the Stingray.
So now that it is the night before Christmas, gather up the children and take a seat next to the big block Vette in the garage for our annual Corvette Enthusiast’s Night Before Christmas:
Our friend and co-host of the Corvette Nation TV Show Michael Brown just did an R8C Museum Delivery for his new 2015 Corvette Z06. What did he do next? How about some break-in laps at the NCM Motorsport’s Park:
Ten minutes after doing a Museum Delivery at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, this 4-miles-on-the-odometer ZO6 / ZO7 was on the new NCM Motorsports Park world class track
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Competitors in the Tudor United Sportscar Championship, such as Corvette Racing, put in long, hard hours at the racetrack and traveling around the country from spring until fall. Crews and drivers must endure hot weather, rainy weather, days away from their families, and unbelievable stress trying to make a sometimes cantankerous racecar do what they want it to do. Then, on top of all that, the sanctioning body can suddenly change the balance of performance parameters on your car to make everything that much more difficult.
We received an email from a longtime reader who shared these photos of an informal gathering of Corvette owners. Five are driving the new C7 Corvette – three Z06s and two Stingrays. When adding up their combined horsepower it comes to 2,870!
Here’s the letter we received from Tony: