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[PICS] Informal Gathering of C7 Corvette Owners Brings Together 2,870 Horsepower

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:

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Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park Recognized as Outstanding Facility of the Year

Well that didn’t take long.

The National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park has only officially been open for about four months in 2014, but that was long enough for the racing industry to take notice of the new race track in Bowling Green, KY.

At the Performance Racing Industry’s trade show in Indianapolis, the NCM Motorsports Park was recognized with the “Outstanding Facility of the Year” award which was presented by the the National Speedway Directory and Track Guide.

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[VIDEO] Storm Damaged Tree Falls on a C5 Corvette in California

Sometimes it just doesn’t pay to work late.

That’s what Linda Becker says she was doing around 2 a.m. Saturday at her Novato, California business on Entrada Drive called Dollhouses, Trains and More.

“I heard this loud…,” she told ABC7 News reporter Elissa Harrington. “The building just shook and I thought it was an earthquake.”

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TopSpeed names the 2015 Corvette Z06 its Performance Car of the Year

For the second year in a row, a Corvette has taken a TopSpeed Car of the Year award.

A year ago, it was the 2014 Corvette Stingray that was named the TopSpeed Car of the Year.

This time around, TopSpeed broke its awards down into three categories, and the 2015 Corvette Z06 was named Performance Car of the Year.

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1954 Corvette Barn Find May Be a Bonneville Salt Flat Racer

The high bid on this unusual 1954 Corvette has climbed to $7,300 on eBay as of Monday morning.

Is it a valuable piece of Corvette history, or just a chopped-to-pieces Corvette?

That’s the question for the new owner to try and answer.

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[PIC] How a C6 Corvette ZR1 Would Look with the C7 Stingray's Tail lights

Here’s conversation starter.

Now that GM is talking about extending some of the design elements of the C7 Corvette to other Chevrolet’s, why not take a look at how they would look on a previous generation Corvette, the C6 ZR1.

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NCM Motorsports Park to Break Ground on the Kimberlee Fast Pavilion and Garages

Attendees to the Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park will soon see another portion of the track’s facility come together in 2015.

The track announced yesterday that they will be breaking ground in January for the construction of the Kimberlee A. Fast Pavilion and Garage Complex.

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[VIDEO] Valet Who Drove a Corvette to 50 MPH in a Parking Garage Has Been Fired

If you live in Costa Mesa, California, your sports car is a little safer tonight.

The valet who took a joyride inside a parking garage that was recorded via a Corvette Stingray’s Performance Data Recorder with Valet Mode is now out of a job.

That news comes from ABC7′s WJLA who interviewed the Corvette’s owner Dan Cowles after his recording of the valet acting badly went viral.

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[VIDEO] The Revs Institute's Original #004 1963 Corvette Grand Sport

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Nice little feature showing the race-prep of the #004 original 1963 Corvette Grand Sport owned by The Revs Institute for Automotive Research. Sadly, you’ll be left wanting more!

You are looking at The Revs Institutes real 1963 Corvette Grand Sport. Serial # 004. Only 5 of these beautiful machines were ever built. This film was created by a Stanford University student attending the Revs program at Stanford.

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[PIC] Throwback Thursday: A Corvette Selfie Taken in 1968

by Keith Cornett on December 18, 2014

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: A Corvette Selfie Taken in 1968

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Here’s a picture of a cool dude’s selfie with his 1965 or 1966 Corvette Sting Ray that was taken back in 1968.

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