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[PIC] Hurricane Leslie Drops a Shed on a C4 Corvette

by Keith Cornett on September 11, 2012

[PIC] Hurricane Leslie Drops a Shed on a C4 Corvette

As the track for Hurricane Leslie (now a Tropical Storm) takes it over Canada’s Newfoundland today and into the North Atlantic, we are getting updates on twitter from some of the damage that has occurred. Unfortunately, one C4 Corvette owner’s car was smashed after a large shed had taken flight and landed on his red sports car.

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Grand-AM: Westbrook and Garcia Take Checkered Flag in the No. 90 SPD Corvette DP

Corvettes – and Chevrolet – dominated at Laguna Seca Raceway over the weekend.

Richard Westbrook started from the pole position in the No. 9 Spirit of Daytona Corvette Daytona Prototype (DP) and then joined forces with teammate Antonio Garcia to win the Continental Tire Sports Car Festival GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race Sunday.

In the process, Westbrook and Garcia became the first team to win three Rolex DP races this season. Overall, it was the seventh Corvette DP win of its inaugural season and moved Chevrolet closer to the highly sought Engine Manufacturers’ Championship with one race left.

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Jon Flickinger’s 1962 Resto-Mod Corvette

by Mitch Talley on September 9, 2012

Jon Flickinger didn’t let this one get away.

Inspired by memories of a C1 that got away from him a long time ago, the Salina, Kansas man took charge this time, and the result is a 1962 Corvette resto-mod that’s absolutely music to his ears – and everyone who sees and hears it.

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[PICS] Corvette Z06 with D2FORGED MB1 Wheels

by Keith Cornett on September 8, 2012

[PICS] Corvette Z06 with D2Forged MB1 Wheels

The guys at D2FORGED sent over these pics from their latest photoshoot. The subject being a Cyber Gray Corvette Z06 with D2FORGED MB1 wheels. I just love the contrast that black wheels provide against Cyber Gray and the way the small touches of red trim on the lug nuts and center cap accent the red calipers.

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[VIDEO] C5 Corvette Drag Races an Electric SkateBoard

by Mitch Talley on September 7, 2012

[VIDEO] C5 Corvette Drag Races an Electric SkateBoard

When you’re one of the world’s best-known sports cars, people like to draw a line in the sand and dare you to cross it.

But recently, Carbuzz.com, in its Drag Race Tuesday series, featured a video that threw a different opponent at a Chevrolet Corvette C5: a motorized skateboard.

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[VIDEO] Harlan Charles Talks about the C1 Corvette at the Woodward Dream Cruise

For the Woodward Dream Cruise, Chevy created the Corvette Time Line to honor the significant milestones during Corvette’s 60 years of production. Here is a video of Corvette’s Product Marketing Manager Harlan Charles on Woodward talking about the milestones that occurred during Corvette’s first generation – 1953 to 1962.

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Corvette America's September Savings on Corvette Car Covers

One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to protect your corvette investment is by using a car cover. Corvette America’s car covers are trusted, respected and enjoyed by Corvette owners and with their September savings, you can save even more off their already low prices. From the outdoor parked daily driver to the garaged trailer queen, Corvette America’s car covers offer differing levels of protection:

Corvette Cover List Price Sale Price
SoftShield Covers $139.99 $109
Premium Flannel Covers $129.99 $104
The Wall Covers $99.99 $79
MaxTech Covers $79.99 $64
EconoTech Covers $39.99 $32

Corvette America’s Car Covers offer a 1, 2 or 3 year warranty and all include a free storage bag.

And for a limited time, customers who order any car cover or weatherstrip kit will pay only $5 Shipping to anywhere in the Continental USA. Shipping discount will be processed internally so you don’t need a coupon code to save. Shipping offer applies to Continental US Ground Freight only.

Wrap up your baby today in a new car cover from Corvette America.

 

Unique Corvette Memorabilia Items to be Included in the 100 Anniversary Time Capsule

Corvette enthusiasts are getting a sneak peek at some of the memorabilia that will be included in a 100th Anniversary Time Capsule being gathered by Mid America Motorworks.

This week, Mid America’s Mike Yager revealed four of the rare and meaningful items that have been donated to the time capsule that will ultimately be opened up on the Corvette’s 100th anniversary in 2053.

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Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Dallas 2012

by Steve Burns on September 6, 2012

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum Dallas 2012

Mecum Auctions will offer roughly 165 Corvettes for sale this week as part of their 2nd annual Dallas auction. The event kicks off Wednesday, September 5th and runs through Saturday, September 8th. The venerable Velocity crew will have 18 hours of live auction coverage from the event. According to the Mecum website over 900 total cars are currently consigned and Corvettes make up almost 20% of the docket. Our list of Dallas favorites resides just beyond the Read More button below.

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Grand-AM and the American Le Mans Series Confirm Merger

by Keith Cornett on September 6, 2012

Grand-AM and the American Le Mans Series Confirm Merger
Photo Credit: ALMS.com

The future of sports car racing in North America just got a bit more interesting with Wednesday’s announcement that NASCAR’s Grand-AM Series and the American Le Mans Series would merge into one entity beginning in 2014. Also included in the merger is Road Atlanta and the racing lease on Sebring International Raceway.

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