In the Star Wars movie franchise Boba Fett is a feared bounty hunter sent to capture Han Solo. In the Corvette world the Bounty Hunter was feared racecar tearing up drag strips in the northeast. Like Boba Fett, this Corvette and developed a bit of a cult following thanks to unique and colorful history. It could be yours early next year at Mecum’s Kissimmee Auction.
The Corvette and carbon fiber crazed crew at Nowicki Autosport have unleashed their latest creation for your consumption. Nowicki’s all-new carbon fiber tonneau cover inserts are the perfect addition to your Stingray convertible. They are latest addition to their ever-growing list of carbon fiber delicacies for your Corvette.
During the last 10 months in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Tommy Milner helped deliver some of Corvette Racing’s greatest moments and triumphs. He and Oliver Gavin won four times including Sebring and Road America – both places where Milner drove stellar final stints to help the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R sweep all six GT Le Mans titles for 2016.
Happy Monday, Corvette lovers!
We got a special car that we are going to feature for today’s Midyear Monday gallery.
A couple of weeks back we were invited to visit the Dream Giveaway garage – home of the Corvette Dream Giveaway – to see and drive one of the cars in this year’s grand prize package – a 1965 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible with a first-year 396/425 hp big block engine and sidepipes!
First things first. The Corvette Dream Giveaway is a charity fundraiser offering two fantastic Corvettes and $50,000 cash to offset the taxes. In this year’s Dream Garage is a 2016 Corvette Z06 Lingenfelter Signature Edition Serial No.1 and this Black/Red 1965 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible.
Your tax-deductible donation helps a variety of charities including the New Beginning Children’s Home (NBCH) which provides a family-style long-term residential care with a mission to provide foster children a safe and faith-centered family atmosphere where they can heal, grow and be loved. Grants are also offered to respected charities including Disabled American Veterans, National Guard Educational Foundation, Smile Network International, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Bright Pink and Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.
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I joined Dream Giveaway Garage’s Mark Breiner for a road test in the car, and then we stopped a park for a quick interview:
This was actually my first time driving a big block midyear and that was a lot of fun. The car is perfectly restored and features great first-year options like the 396/425 V8, side exhaust as well as the J50 Power Brakes and the F40 Suspension. Convenience options include power windows, tilt/tele steering column and power steering.
The car also has a previous NCRS Top Flight Award.
Chevrolet’s two sports cars – the Corvette and Camaro – have just made it onto the Consumer Reports “Recommended” list for 2016.
Maybe the honor will help boost sales of the two cars, which have been declining in the past few weeks.
Ever since the parking lot valets in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off took a classic Ferrari for a wild joy ride through the streets of Chicago, we’ve been nervous about leaving an expensive car in a parking garage.
To make ourselves feel better, we have always tried to tell ourselves that it was just a movie and that real valets are professionals and would never do anything like that.
Now we may have to rethink that philosophy.