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Husband Wins Custody of a 1994 Corvette in Alabama Divorce Case

Husband Wins Custody of a 1994 Corvette in Alabama Divorce Case
File photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com


We’ve heard of custody battles over children and even pets in times of divorce.

Now the fight has extended to a car, at least in one Alabama split-up.

[VIDEO] Jay Leno Drives the Corvette-based Hot Wheels Darth Vader Tribute Car

[VIDEO] Jay Leno Drives the Corvette-based Hot Wheels Darth Vader Tribute Car


“May the Force be with you” carries new meaning when you’re behind the wheel of this tribute car to tag/star-wars/”>Star Wars created by Hot Wheels.

Check out the latest edition of Jay Leno’s Garage to see the real version of Hot Wheels’ Darth Vader car that’s actually a drivable vehicle based on a C6 Corvette. Jay even takes it for a spin, pointing out that some people in Los Angeles didn’t even notice – too busy on their cell phones!

[PICS] Chevrolet Celebrates its 2015 Racing Champions at the Heritage Center

[PICS] Chevrolet Celebrates its 2015 Racing Champions at the Heritage Center
Photo Credit: Team Chevy


Chevrolet gathered its motorsports champions together today at GM’s Heritage Center for a unique photo op to celebrate another successful year of racing.

During 2015, Chevrolet earned six manufacturer and five driver championships in NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA, USCC and the Pirelli World Challenge. Chevy also had major wins at the Indianapolis 500, NHRA U.S. Nationals and Corvette Racing’s Grand Slam wins at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Mid America Motorworks has Great Gifts for your Favorite Corvette Lover

Mid America Motorworks has Great Gifts for your Favorite Corvette Lover


This week’s weekly specials from our friends at Mid America Motorworks will help you find the perfect gift for the Corvette enthusiast on your shopping list. Time is running out, so take advantage of these great Corvette accessories with FREE SHIPPING!.

This limited offer ends December 21st and some restrictions apply. Let’s head over to www.mamotorworks.com and finish up that shopping list (or add a few gifts for yourself).

 

Get Your Picture With Santa and His Red Corvette Z06 at GM’s Renaissance Center in Detroit

Get Your Picture With Santa and His Red Corvette Z06 at GM's Renaissance Center in Detroit


There is only one place in America that is offering pictures of Santa Claus with his Torch Red 650 horsepower Corvette Z06. And to get it, you got to go home to the Mothership – GM’s World Headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Downtown Detroit.

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Owner Survives Crash with DUI Driver That Should Have Killed Him

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Owner Survives Crash with DUI Driver That Should Have Killed Him


It seems lately we’ve been writing a lot of stories about Corvette drivers being killed in their cars.

Today, we have a story with a much happier ending.

The Winnipeg Sun relates the tale of a driver of a 1996 Corvette who is lucky to be alive after being clipped by a 48-year-old drunk driver.

Eric Bueckert was on the way to see his girlfriend on Halloween afternoon when he noticed a fast-approaching car in his rearview mirror. The Pontiac Grand Am passed him but when he pulled back in, he hit the front fender of the Corvette, sending it careening off the road, into a field where it rolled an unknown number of times and winding up on its roof.

The Grand Am driver fled the scene.

Miraculously, Bueckert was able to take off his seatbelt and climb out the back of the car.

The impact was so hard it caused the Corvette’s battery to fly from the engine compartment onto the highway, cutting off power to the airbags before they could deploy. Bueckert wound up looking like something you might see on Halloween night, with a punctured lung, broken nose, and multiple bruises.

Still, he’s just glad to be alive, as witnessed by his Facebook post on Nov. 2:

“Looking at these pictures, there is no way I should have walked away from this. It is only thanks to God that I came away with no major injuries, and thanks to Shiyrah Friesen for getting me to wear my seatbelt. I just want to say a huge thank you to everyone who called, texted, came to see me, and prayed for me, as well as to the people who stopped to help me, the paramedics and firefighters who were there, the doctors and nurses, and to the police who caught those responsible for this. I am truly grateful, and lucky to be alive and now recovering at home.”

Bueckert also has a stern message for those who would drink and drive, as did the 48-year-old man who has been arrested and charged in the accident with impaired operation of a vehicle causing bodily harm, impaired operation over .08 causing bodily harm, and dangerous operation of a vehicle.

“There is no need (to drink and drive),” Bueckert said. “Most of the time when you hear about it, it’s not the ones who were drinking and driving who got hurt, it’s someone else that they hit.

“It’s not only the injury and the car, in my case it’s going to physio, having to deal with MPI, it’s not a lot of fun and it’s not necessary at all.”

[ACCIDENT] C4 Corvette Owner Survives Crash with DUI Driver That Should Have Killed Him


Bueckert had bought the Corvette from his father a few years ago, calling it “a fun car and I liked taking it out to cruise nights in Winnipeg, but it’s just a car and it could have been a whole lot worse than that,” he said.

We’re just glad Bueckert survived the crash and maybe his message will help prevent another such accident from happening.


Source:
winnipegsun.com

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First Beam Set for the New Corvette Paint Shop at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant

First Beam Set for the New Corvette Paint Shop at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant


Let the countdown begin.

The first of some 11,000 pieces of steel was put into place Monday as construction of a technologically advanced paint shop at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green began in earnest.

[VIDEO] Bros Hoon a Rental Corvette Stingray in the Desert

[VIDEO] Bros Hoon a Rental Corvette Stingray in the Desert


Normally I don’t have a problem whatsoever as to how you treat your Corvette. It’s your car and you have to live with it. But what about a rental? I don’t really think that most guys would think twice about lighting up the tires on a rental Corvette. I probably would. But this next video I’m about to share from a couple of youtubers is just wrong on so many levels.

Chevrolets are Joining Bowling Green’s Corvette Homecoming Show

Chevrolets are Joining Bowling Green's Corvette Homecoming Show


An old friend is putting on some new clothes next year.

National Corvette Homecoming in Bowling Green, Ky., will celebrate its 35th show in July 2016 with an expanded vision and a corresponding name change to Corvette Homecoming & Chevy Invitational, Inc.

[ACCIDENT] 1979 Corvette Catches Fire and Burns UK Basketball Tickets

[ACCIDENT]  1979 Corvette Catches Fire and Burns UK Basketball Tickets


A Lexington man is probably pretty broken up after his 1979 Corvette caught on fire Saturday. But that’s not the worst of it as he was going to the University of Kentucky basketball game that afternoon and the tickets were in the car when the blaze started.