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[ACCIDENT] Rainy Weather Blamed for Crash that Killed a 64-Year-Old Corvette Driver

[ACCIDENT] Rainy Weather Blamed for Crash that Killed a 64-Year-Old Corvette Driver
Photo Credit: fox5sandiego.com


Be careful out there!

A Corvette driver lost his life Friday morning when his 2013 Grand Sport coupe slammed into a tree during a storm Friday morning in the Miramar, California area.

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (42 Corvette Photos)

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday! (42 Corvette Photos)


It’s Monday so let’s make it rain Midyears!

This week’s Midyear Monday gallery features 42 Corvettes built during the 1963-1967 model years.

I drove my 1966 Corvette over for Cars and Coffee at the DuPont Registry in St. Pete early Saturday morning and so it makes an appearance in this week’s gallery.

We are also featuring a couple of Corvettes from fellow readers who answered last week’s call for photos. Want to see your Midyear featured on Midyear Monday? Email a couple photos of your C2 Corvette to Keith@CorvetteBlogger.com and we’ll add it to our archive.

Do you have a favorite Corvette photo from this week’s gallery like that black convertible at the bottom? Let us know in the comments section below or hit us up on Twitter and Facebook.

GM to Shut Down the Corvette Assembly Plant For One Week as Sales Slow

GM to Shut Down Corvette Assembly Plant For One Week as Sales Slow


General Motors announced this afternoon that it will idle five of its assembly plants in January due to large inventories of passenger vehicles on the ground. According to an Automotive News report, the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Corvette, is one of the factories that will be closed.

Why I’ve Added the BuyPower Card from Capital One to My Wallet

Why I've Added the BuyPower Card from Capital One to My Wallet


The following post was sponsored by Capital One. All opinions are my own and not directed by Capital One. Unless noted otherwise in this post, Capital One is not affiliated with, nor is it endorsed by, any of the companies mentioned. All trademarks and other intellectual property used or displayed are the property of their respective owners. To learn more about the BuyPower Card from Capital One, visit: www.buypowercard.com

During a recent visit to Las Vegas as part of an exclusive experience with Capital One and General Motors, I had the opportunity to get to know some of the BuyPower Card from Capital One cardmembers.

Select cardmembers were treated to a culinary experience on the Las Vegas Strip before heading out to Spring Mountain for two days of driving instruction in Corvette Stingrays at the Ron Fellows High Performance Driving School.

National Corvette Museum Names Three Inductees for the 2017 Corvette Hall of Fame

National Corvette Museum Names Three Inductees for the 2017 Corvette Hall of Fame


Three men have been chosen to be inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame during the 20th annual ceremony set for Sept. 1, 2017.

The National Corvette Museum says the new individuals to be recognized with the highest honor bestowed by the organization for their contributions to the past, present and future of Corvette are Peter Brock in the Enthusiast category, Jim Minneker in the GM/Chevrolet category, and Tommy Morrison in the Racing category.

Corvettes on eBay: 1969 Baldwin Motion Corvette Phase III GT

Corvettes on eBay: 1969 Baldwin Motion Corvette Phase III GT


Five hundred horsepower was a lot back in the day when this 1969 Baldwin Motion Chevrolet Corvette Phase III GT was built.

And it’s still pretty impressive nearly 50 years later, considering the base C7 Corvette pours out 460 horses these days.

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Dec. 18th

Corvette Delivery Dispatch with National Corvette Seller Mike Furman for Dec. 18th


Each week, Criswell Chevrolet’s Mike Furman delivers new Corvette Stingray, Grand Sports and Z06s to his customers who come from all parts of the country to work with the nation’s top Corvette seller.

In this week’s Delivery Dispatch, Mike does a cross country delivery of two Callaway SC757 Corvette Z06s to California. The new owners picked up the cars at Callaway’s west coast headquarters and got a tour of the facility by Reeves and Pete Callaway! For those of you counting, that’s 1,514 hp between the two cars! Mike also shares a Z06 delivery at Criswell Chevrolet before diving deep into nostalgia including a trip to Mike’s first Corvette dealership he worked for, Malcolm Konner Auto Group. Keep scrolling as a nice collection of barn finds and vintage Corvette photos await! As always, you can follow his deliveries on his facebook page, CorvetteFurman.

Corvettes on eBay: Custom 2006 Corvette Z06 Racer has Johnny O’Connell’s Seal of Approval

Corvettes on eBay: Custom 2006 Corvette Z06 Racer has Johnny O'Connell's Seal of Approval


Back in the days when Corvette Hall of Famer Johnny O’Connell was racing the C6.Rs with Corvette Racing, he had a friend named Dan Fastuca who attended many of the races and would often help out in the pits. Dan had a large mohawk and played guitar in a metal band and he was something of race car driver himself.

1963 Corvette Racer Resurrected After 50 Year Hibernation

1963 Corvette Racer Resurrected After 50 Year Hibernation
Photo Credit: Hot Rod


We always love hearing about a great barn find Corvette or other forgotten Muscle Car. When that Corvette turns out to be old racer, like this 17,000 mile 1963 recently pulled from a Pennsylvania garage after several decades of sleep, the story gets just that much better.

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