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Corvettes on eBay: 1961 Corvette is a True Barn Find

by Keith Cornett on May 24, 2012

Corvettes on eBay: 1961 Corvette is a True Barn Find

There isn’t anything that stirs the imagination of a car enthusiast quite like the thought of finding an original barn car. Well, we’ve found one for you and it looks like this find is a keeper. Locked away in dusty Las Vegas area barn is this Silver/Red 1961 Corvette roadster. It hasn’t started, moved or seen a road in 44 years, but now it can be yours if you’re the highest bidder on eBay.

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[VIDEO] Corvette ZR1 vs Cadillac V-Powered Wagon in Quarter Mile Drag Race

Ordinarily you’d think a stock Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 would be able to take on just about any comers.

But a recent quarter-mile run at Palm Beach International Raceway during the StreetCarDrags.com event breaks that mold as a Cadillac CTS-V Wagon gets off to an unbelievable start and goes on to whip the Corvette.

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Car and Driver’s Latest 2014 Corvette C7 Rendering

by Keith Cornett on May 23, 2012

Car and Driver's Latest 2014 Corvette C7 Rendering

This new Corvette C7 rendering has been out for a while as we’ve spotted it on several threads on various forums. What this is is a revision of the “Rump Roast” Corvette C7 photo which appeared in Car and Driver’s April 2012 issue. This image is now part of Car and Driver’s C7 photo gallery.

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Russia Discovers Connection with Zora Arkus-Duntov and the Corvette

Sometimes a person is least appreciated in his homeland.

That was once the case with Zora Arkus-Duntov, the engineering genius who guided the Corvette through its early years after he emigrated from Europe.

But now Jerry Burton, who is the author of “Zora Arkus-Duntov, The Legend Behind Corvette” and longtime editor of Corvette Quarterly, says the Russians have recently discovered the magic of Zora for themselves.

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[VIDEO] Guy Fieri to Drive the 2013 Corvette ZR1 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

Team Penske driver Ryan Briscoe averaged 226.484 mph to win the pole for this Sunday’s 96th Annual Indianapolis 500. While that time guarantees he’ll be starting at the head at the field, there are some other benefits that the Indy pole sitter enjoys like getting the opportunity to run some hot laps in the 2013 Corvette ZR1 Indianapolis 500 pace car.

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Chevrolet to Introduce A RWD V8 Sedan Called the SS in 2014

Some 55 years ago, Chevrolet first used the SS (Super Sport) designation on a prototype Corvette race car built under the watchful eye of Zora Arkus-Duntov.

Now the automaker is bringing the SS back, only this time in a modern V8-powered, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan.

Chevrolet made it official this week that the SS will indeed be its next NASCAR Sprint Cup race car, debuting in its race configuration at the 2013 Daytona 500.

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RIP Marietta Bob Johnson - Everyman's Corvette Racer

The Corvette racing world lost another legend this month when Robert D. “Marietta Bob” Johnson passed away on May 7, 2012 at age 85.

He earned the nickname “Marietta Bob” to differentiate him from his racing partner, “Columbus Bob” Johnson. They were named for their hometowns in Ohio.

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Custom Black C4 Corvette Makes You Say Hmmm…

by Steve Burns on May 19, 2012

Custom Black C4 Corvette Makes You Say Hmmm...

There are a lot of custom Corvettes out there. When it comes to these cars, we owners love to personalize them in infinite ways. Some of these modifications turn out really well and others don’t quite have the same appeal. This 1988 coupe currently for sale Ohio fits into the latter category.

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The Cars of the 2012 Bloomington Gold Great Hall

by Steve Burns on May 18, 2012

The Cars of the 2012 Bloomington Gold Great Hall

Last week we told you all about the people and organizations being inducted into the 2012 Bloomington Gold Great Hall. As promised, we now present the 10 Corvettes to be included in this year’s Great Hall. The cars of the class of 2012 include the oldest production Corvette, a wildly popular styling car, and a pair of famous L88 racers.

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