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Corvettes on eBay: 1981 Corvette-Based Speed Racer Mach 5 Replica

The sheer number of vehicles for sale on eBay is impressive of course, but the incredible variety that are for sale never ceases to amaze. If you are a Corvette fan of a certain age that never missed Speed Racer, eBay has the car to satisfy your wildest fantasy — a Speed Racer Mach 5 replica based on a 1981 Corvette.

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Free Shipping from Corvette Central through Thursday

by Keith Cornett on January 31, 2015

Free Shipping from Corvette Central through Thursday

Our friends at Corvette Central are offering free shipping through Thursday, February 5th. Shop online at www.CorvetteCentral.com or one of their other Corvette specific websites and enjoy FREE SHIPPING on your online orders of $199 or more.

Just enter the code LUV15 when placing your order and you are good to go! Free shipping applies only in the continental United States. Some restrictions apply.

This offer is good through Thursday, February 5, 2015 and is valid on retail internet orders placed at CorvetteCentral.com, CorvetteCentralExhaust.com and CorvettePerformance.com.

Visit Corvette Central on the web at www.CorvetteCentral.com.

 

[VIDEO] Let's Talk Corvette Insurance with the NCM Insurance Agency

We caught up with our friend Adam Boca of the National Corvette Museum’s NCM Insurance Agency while at the 2015 NCRS Winter Regional in Lakeland, Florida.

If there is one constant fact in our hobby, it’s that everybody needs insurance for the their Corvette. But not all insurance policies have the best interests of the insured in mind so let’s talk with the experts about Corvette and collector car insurance.

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[GALLERY] Black Friday! (33 Corvette photos)

by Keith Cornett on January 30, 2015

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (33 Corvette photos)

It’s the final Friday in the month of January and that means it’s time for the first “Black Friday” gallery of 2015 here at CorvetteBlogger.com. So here’s a random photo gallery made up of 33 Corvettes spanning seven generations that are all dressed in Black and looking ready to put a beat down on the competition.

If you love Black Corvettes as much as we do, make sure you share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Mid America Motorworks 72 Hour Sale

Mid America Motorworks has a special 72 hour sale going on during Super Bowl Weekend. Get in the game now and score savings on Corvette parts and accessories. Some restrictions apply.

Visit Mid America Motorworks at www.mamotorworks.com/corvette/.

 

Corvette Museum Names Three Inductees for the 2015 Corvette Hall of Fame

Three individuals who have contributed to the success of Corvette during the past 50-plus years will be honored for their overwhelming dedication and love for America’s Sports Car when they are inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame this fall.

It’s hard to think of three individuals who are more deserving of this honor than these three men, who have gone above and beyond in their love for the Corvette.

The 2015 inductees slated to be honored at the 18th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony on Sept. 4 at the National Corvette Museum are Herb Fishel in the category of Racing, Rick Hendrick in the category of Enthusiast, and Russ McLean in the category of GM/Chevrolet.

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[STOLEN] 1999 Corvette and a Classic Mustang Stolen from Auto Shop in Melbourne, Australia
Photo Credit: vicpolicenews.com.au

If you happen to be in the Land Down Under, you might be on the lookout for a stolen 1999 Corvette.

The black convertible, along with a white 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback, Land Down Underwere stolen from a “panel beating workshop” – as they apparently call a body shop down there – in Melbourne, Australia.

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Ryan Briscoe Set to Join Corvette Racing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans
Photo Credit: indycar.com

Helping the team of Jan Magnussen and Antonio Garcia win last weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona apparently has iced another race for Ryan Briscoe.

Autosport is reporting that Briscoe has been tapped to compete again with Corvette Racing in the Le Mans World Endurance Championship in June, though official confirmation isn’t expected until Feb. 5 when the entry list will be released.

Briscoe himself is remaining quiet about the decision, saying only that “hoped to go back” to compete in Le Mans.

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[PICS] 2015 NCRS Winter Regional at Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland, FL

One of our favorite Corvettes shows we attend religiously is the annual NCRS Winter Regional in Central Florida. This year, the show was held at the Sun ‘n Fun facility in Lakeland, Florida which is a working airport and the site of a huge annual fly-in.

The new location had its good and bad points, but overall we were positive about it as it was a great facility for hosting the Winter Regional Corvette show.

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[CRAZY] Man Plans to Use a 2015 Corvette Z06 as his Winter Beater
Photo Credit: Gene Sanchez Leeds

When Tadge Juechter and his crew were busy coming up with the 2015 Corvette Z06, they were probably hoping for somebody just like Gene Sanchez Leeds to climb behind the wheel.

You see, Mr. Leeds does “ridiculous things with Corvettes,” as he puts it in his blog post on Road and Track.

Put another way, he doesn’t park his Corvettes on a pedestal, instead preferring to enjoy them, and enjoy them HIS way.

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