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Preview of the 2014 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

Don’t look now, but it’s already the last weekend in June! To us Corvette folks that means one thing – it’s time for another installment of Bloomington Gold. The 42nd annual Bloomington Gold Corvette Show takes place this Friday, June 27th through Sunday the 29th. 2014 marks the second year on the University of Illinois campus in Champaign.

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A Stolen C6 Corvette Crashes Into a Cell Phone Store in St.Louis
Photo Credit: kmov.com

Police and fire rescue in St.Louis responded to an accident in the early morning hours of June 25th found a stolen red C6 Corvette had crashed into a Boost Mobile cell phone store.

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Corvettes on eBay: 1969 Corvette Survivor from the Gas Monkey Garage

To say that eBay has been a boon to those who are perennial car-lookers, like most of us Corvette fans, is overstating the obvious. You just never know what you’re going to find.

For instance, a currently running auction on eBay is offering a 1969 Riverside Gold Corvette convertible in survivor condition showing only 51,089 miles “that is believed to be original” in the ad’s words, being sold by the guys at the Gas Monkey Garage featured on the TV show Fast N’ Loud.

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[REMINDER] Friday is Drive Your Corvette to Work Day

by Keith Cornett on June 24, 2014

Friday is Drive Your Corvette to Work Day

It’s that time of year again!

This Friday marks the 14th Annual “Drive Your Corvette to Work Day”. Will you be driving your Corvette to work?

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Mystery and Intrigue Surround Don McNamara's 2,996-Mile 1967 Corvette

If you’re a Corvette enthusiast, you’ve no doubt heard about the mysterious McNamara Corvette.

Here, though, are much more details you may not have heard about the owner of that special 1967 427/390 Sting Ray, Robert McNamara, coming from the few people who knew him best.

The details make the story of the McNamara Corvette that much more intriguing.

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (26 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on June 23, 2014

[GALLERY] Midyear Monday (23 Corvette photos)

It’s Monday and that means it’s Midyear Monday here at CorvetteBlogger.com! The day is one of our favorites because we get to share a mega gallery of 1963-1967 Corvette photos. If you love the 2nd generation Corvette as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Mid America Motorworks Bringing Three Rare Corvettes to Bloomington Gold

The granddaddy of all Corvette shows kicks later this week as Bloomington Gold returns to the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, IL. Our friends from Mid America Motorsworks let us know that three rare cars from Mike Yager’s MY Garage Museum will be on display with one of them being inducted into the Great Hall.

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[PIC] A Black 2015 Corvette Z06 in the Wet!

by Keith Cornett on June 23, 2014

[PIC] A Black 2015 Corvette Z06 in the Wet!

This photo of a Black 2015 Corvette Z06 started making the social media rounds Sunday and it was a very popular post on our facebook page over the weekend.

The Corvette is as the title says, parked in a lot during a rainstorm.

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[VIDEO] C2 Corvette Sting Ray: Terrestrial Spaceship

by Keith Cornett on June 22, 2014

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

Here’s a great review of the 1967 Corvette Sting Ray (and a healthy dose of classic Corvette history) from XCAR:

The C2 Corvette was the first to have the Stingray name (or Sting Ray as it was then). We take a pristine 1967 model out for a spin to see why it was the car of choice for the coolest men on the planet.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

1962 Corvette Driven Daily for Over 50 Years

by Mitch Talley on June 22, 2014

1962 Corvette Driven Daily for Over 50 Years
Photo Credit: Jenelle Schneider, Postmedia News

Chalk up three generations of Ann-Shirley Goodell’s family as Corvette enthusiasts.

And enthusiastic about not just any Corvette – but particularly the Fawn Beige one that Ann-Shirley bought new for $3,747.85 more than 52 years ago at King Chevrolet in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Over the years, her two sons have driven the car to their senior proms, and now her two 10-year-old grandsons are wild about the Corvette, too.

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