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When Kevin Helmintoller donated his 2001 Mallet Hammer Corvette Z06 to the National Corvette Museum in late 2013, never in a million years would he have believed that the car would be lost a few months later in a catastrophic accident. But on the morning of February 12th this year, the ground gave way under the Corvette Museum’s SkyDome and swallowed eight Corvettes, the first being Helmintoller’s donated Z06.

[ACCIDENT] Corvette Stingray Driver Hits a Man Parked on Interstate 71 in Ohio
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A man stopped on the side of I-71 North near Deerfield Township, Ohio is fighting for his life after he and his pickup truck were struck by a white 2015 Corvette Stingray on Friday morning.

Troopers said that Shawn Steinke, 47, of Lebanon, Ohio was checking on the load in his GMC Sierra on the berm of the interstate when the Corvette driver – 49-year-old Kevin Pong of South Lebanon, Ohio – lost control of his vehicle and struck the truck and Steinke, tossing him into the road where he was run over.

Corvette Stingray's PDR Catches a Valet Driving Recklessly in a Parking Garage

One of the features of the 2015 Corvette Stingray’s Performance Data Recorder is Valet Mode, a setting that records video and telemetry whenever the car is in operation. On Friday, a Corvette Forum member named dcowles may be the first to capture a valet entrusted with parking the Corvette behaving badly once the owner was out of sight.

Sport Chevrolet is Hosting a Silent Auction for the Ultimate 2015 Corvette Z06

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The silent auction for this Corvette Z06 has been concluded. See our other Corvettes for sale at Sport Chevrolet.

Our friends at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, MD have come up with a novel way to sell their first 2015 Corvette Z06. The Chevrolet dealership will be hosting a Silent Auction for their first allocated Z06 – a 3LZ Black/Black Coupe with the Z07 Performance Package.

The Silent Auction will conclude on Tuesday, December 23 so if you’ve really come around to wanting the all new Corvette Z06, this could be just the process to ensure the delivery of your new super car in time for the holidays.

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Fixing the Corvette Z06's ECU Power Loss: Follow the Proper Break-In Procedure

After some C7 Corvette Z06 owners complained of power loss after spirited driving in the 650 horsepower super car on highways and at the track, the general consensus (and backed by an official statement by GM) was that ECU’s conservative tuning was to blame. But now there appears to be a fix for the situation and it’s an easy one at that: Follow the proper break-in procedures.

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

This modded 2013 Corvette 427 Convertible likes to spit flames when she’s angry. And tonight she’s mad as hell!

Badass Procharger Supercharged C6 Corvette on the streets of Florida during FL2K this summer, this thing sounds NASTY! Even with the heavy soft top the car still moves out!

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