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Bloomington Gold 2013 Registration Opens February 15th

by Steve Burns on February 14, 2013

Bloomington Gold 2013 Registration Opens February 15th

The 2013 rendition of the Bloomington Gold Corvette show is just about 4 months away and now’s the time to sign up if you’re planning on attending or showing a car. Registration for this year’s show opens up on Friday, February 15th. The June 28-30th festival of Corvettes will be held for the first time this year on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.

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[Wallpaper] Imagine the 2014 Corvette Stingray in Bondurant Livery

Check out this great rendering of the 2014 Corvette Stingray from our friends at the Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Bondurant orders their Corvettes by the truckload and they are telling us the new C7 Corvette Stingray will be available for students to drive at their Chandler, AZ facility sometime this fall.

In the meantime, click here to download the hi-res graphic for your desktop or head over to Bondurant’s website and check out the available HDP courses.

 

[VIDEO] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Makes Its Debut in Canada

by Keith Cornett on February 14, 2013

The 2014 Corvette Stingray Makes Its Debut in Canada

Exactly one month after the C7 was revealed in Detroit, the 2014 Corvette Stingray made its debut in Canada last night on the eve of the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. The reveal was an exclusive event held at The Fermenting Cellar in Toronto’s Distillery District with a group of media and enthusiasts in attendance.

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Chevrolet Comments on the 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray Accident

by Keith Cornett on February 13, 2013

[PIC] 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe Crashes in Arizona

Yesterday when we first blogged the picture of the 2014 Laguna Blue Corvette Stingray sitting in an Arizona ditch after an accident, we knew that this was big news but we didn’t anticipate just how big it was until we saw our traffic numbers this morning.

We spoke with Monte Doran, Chevrolet’s communications manager for Corvette/Camaro this morning and he gave us the official response to our inquiry about the one-car accident.

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Man Creates Slideshow to Convince Wife to Buy a Corvette Z06

From the “Why didn’t I think of that?” category comes the following story.

Seems Roy El-Rayes of Texas wanted to buy a Corvette Z06 (who wouldn’t?), but like all good husbands, he knew he had to run it by the boss first so he created a 13-slide presentation to make his case to his wife.

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[PIC] 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe Crashes in Arizona

by Keith Cornett on February 12, 2013

[PIC] 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe Crashes in Arizona

We’re not too sure of the details yet and we put a call in to our friends at Chevy, but what you’re looking at here may be the first public accident involving a 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe. The blue Stingray was working out in Arizona with a group of other C7s but we believe this to be a one-car accident.

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[VIDEO] Helicopter Crashes After Racing a Corvette ZR1 on Top Gear Korea

We first showed you last year the violent crash of a helicopter that was racing a Corvette ZR1 as part of a stunt for Top Gear Korea, the South Korean version of the popular British show.

Well, last weekend the BBC released more footage of the stunt that featured the show’s Kim Jin Pyo trying to outrun a retired U.S. military Bell AH-1 Cobra copter.

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The $2.5 Billion Economy Surrounding the Chevrolet Corvette

Chevy’s Corvette may be a little fish in a big pond, as far as the total financial picture at General Motors goes.

But when it comes to the total economic impact created by ancillary industries, America’s Sports Car is making quite a big ripple in that pond, thank you, according to a story by Edmunds.com.

In fact, even with sales of just 14,132 Corvettes during 2012 because of the economic downturn and the impending release of the C7, Edmunds estimates that Corvette’s total economic activity could well be more than $2.5 billion.

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[VIDEO] 2014 Corvette Stingray Shows Off in New Chevrolet Commercial

Chevrolet sponsored the Grammy Awards that aired on CBS on Sunday evening and ran a :90 second commercial titled Find New Roads Anthem which included the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe. We believe this is the first time the Stingray Coupe has aired in an actual broadcast commercial and in case you missed it, check it out after the jump.

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[VIDEO] 1962 Corvette Fuelie Big Brake Tanker Sells for $245,000 at Mecum's 2013 Kissimmee Auction

Another classic Corvette from the John Justo collection was this Black 1962 Corvette roadster that crossed Mecum’s Kissimmee auction block on Friday, January 25th. Highly optioned and a multiple award winner, the last year C1 Corvette sold for $242,000.

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