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Brian Hobaugh and his 1965 Corvette Win the 2013 Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

The third time proved to be the charm for Brian Hobaugh.

Hobaugh had finished third in 2011 and moved up to second in 2012 (losing by just a point) with his 1973 Camaro in the OPTIMA Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational before finally pulling out a victory with his family’s 1965 Corvette in the sixth annual event held in Pahrump, Nev., on Saturday.

[PICS] SEMA 2013: Forgiato Widebody C7 Corvette Stingray Wins SEMA Design Award

You either love it or hate it. That’s the consensus we’ve come to as there doesn’t seem to be much in-between when it comes to the Forgiato Widebody C7 Corvette Stingray shown at SEMA last week.

We admit that “Aston Martin Blue” exterior color is a little tough for us to go for too, but those curves are so cool! It’s a car that’s totally at home in the SEMA Dub Show and to see it live is to appreciate the look and the workmanship that went into the build. But I couldn’t imagine this as a daily driver.

Win This 2014 Corvette Stingray!

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Check out WinANewCorvette.com for more details, official rules and to see past winners and the new Corvettes they have won.

 

1967 Crown Jewel Corvette L88 to be Offered by Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale
Photo Credit: Barrett-Jackson

The high performance Corvette market is red hot. One of several recent examples was the world’s record price set this past September for a Corvette at auction, a 1967 Corvette L88 sold for $3.2M. You can bet that owners of high performance Corvettes who want to sell will be jumping on the bandwagon to take advantage of the sizzling Corvette market and the huge audience the Scottsdale auctions provide.

[VIDEO] Corvette Racing at the 2013 Petit Le Mans

Last month at Road Atlanta, Corvette Racing capped off a wildly successful 2013 campaign by adding the Drivers Championship for Magnussen and Garcia and the Michelin Green X Challenge award to the already clinched Manufacturers Championship and the Team Championship. Jan Magnussen was also named the ALMS Most Popular Driver.

Corvette Racing released this video documenting not only the final race of the 2013 season, but the final curtain for the team’s Corvette C6.R race cars.

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