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Restored 1964 Corvette Has a Rock N Roll Past

by Mitch Talley on March 20, 2014

Restored 1964 Corvette Has a Rock N Roll Past
Photo Credit: Clayton Seams/Driving

Brought back from the dead, this 1964 Corvette is ready to rock into the night for many years to come.

When Rick Thompson found the Sting Ray in 1988, the red beauty was a far cry from its current appearance. In fact, it was sitting neglected in an IRS impound lot and had even partially damaged by a fire. There was even a hole in the floorboard that had been “repaired” with license plates after an axle half-shaft had penetrated through it.

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[VIDEO] Late Model Racecraft's Twin Turbo 1100-HP Corvette Stingray

It was just a couple of weeks ago that we showed the video from Vengeance Racing in which they claimed to have the first C7 Corvette Stingray on the planet with 1,000 hp. Now we got another Stingray to show that makes even more power thanks to guys at Late Model Racecraft.

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[VIDEO] Black Widow's Corvette Stingray at the Premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier

The world premiere of Captain America: The Winter Soldier was held last week at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre and featured many of the stars from the movie. As the actors walked the red carpet, they paused to have their pictures taken in front of another star from the film – the 2014 Corvette Stingray.

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[PICS] The 1957 Hot Rod Magazine Project Corvette Reborn

Back in the early 1970′s Hot Rod magazine was looking for a project car to go racing in. What they decided to use was a 1957 Corvette with the 270hp 283ci engine and a 3 speed transmission. Once completed they tore up west drag strips en route to national ET and speed records. After it’s short racing career, nothing much was heard of this car until it showed up last weekend at Detroit Autorama sporting a fresh frame off restoration.

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Team Corvette Wins the 2014 Golden Gear Award

by Mitch Talley on March 18, 2014

Washington Automotive Press Awards Chevrolet's Corvette Team with the 2014 Golden Gear Award

These are indeed Golden times for the Corvette Stingray, literally.

The latest award of many presented to the 2014 Stingray during the past few months came this week in Washington at the Annual Gala of the Washington Automotive Press Association.

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DVR Alert: Corvette to be Featured on the Season Finale of Americarna

Velocity’s Americarna wraps up season 1 this Tuesday, March 18th with an episode dedicated to America’s sports car, the Corvette. NASCAR team owner and avid Corvette collector Rick Hendrick will guest host this week’s show while country music superstar Brad Paisley also makes an appearance. This week we even get to see inside Hendrick’s massive car museum.

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Corvette Racing at Sebring: Disappointing End in Florida Classic

After leading during the day, sixth and eighth for Corvette C7.Rs

SEBRING, Fla. (March 15, 2014) – Corvette Racing’s two Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs each led in class at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday but ultimately ended the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida on disappointing notes.

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Corvette Racing at Sebring: Fourth, Fifth in GTLM Qualifying

Second and third rows in class for Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs

SEBRING, Fla. (March 14, 2014) – Corvette Racing will roll off the GT Le Mans grid from the second and third rows Saturday for the 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Oliver Gavin qualified the No. 4 Chevrolet Corvette C7.R fourth in GTLM, and Antonio Garcia was fifth in his No. 3 Corvette. The new Corvette C7.R is racing at Sebring for the first time following its debut in January at the Rolex 24 At Daytona.

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[VIDEO] Bloomberg TV Takes a Closer Look at New Seats in the 2014 Corvette Stingray

You already know about the longstanding complaints regarding the seats in the previous generation Corvette and that new seats were one of the priorities that GM set out to rectify in the new C7 Corvette. Automotive journalists and new owners will most likely agree that the Stingray’s new seats are the best that have ever been put into America’s favorite sports car.

Bloomberg’s Matt Miller went out Detroit where he met with C7 seat designer Shawn Meagher who not only showed him how the new seats were designed but also took him out to Milford’s Proving Grounds for some fun on Black Lake to demonstrate how much more supportive the new seats are.

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Mid America Motorworks Expands its 7th Generation Corvette Parts and Accessories

As the number of seventh-generation Corvettes hitting the roads of American climbs every day, those new owners now have a lot more options to make their Stingrays a little more personal, thanks to our good friends at Mid America Motorworks.

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