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Corvettes on eBay: Burnt but Still Viable 1957 Corvette Fuelie

‘Tis better than to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.

That old quotation pops to mind about this 1957 Corvette Fuelie currently being auctioned on eBay.

Just a few months ago, this was a completely restored Corvette, one of just 713 produced with fuel injection that year. It’s also one of just 664 four-speed 1957 Corvettes and has the correct numbers-matching engine.

Then disaster struck, with a dash fire leading to the damage you see in these photos.

One of the more awesome traditions in professional team sports is the National Hockey League allowing each team member of the winning Stanley Cup hockey team to host the famous trophy for a 24 hour period. This year it was the Chicago Blackhawks who brought home the Cup and now literally, each player on the team gets to take home the cup.

As we saw over the weekend on NHL.com, some do it with a little more style like the Blackhawk’s Duncan Keith who started his day with the Cup riding shotgun in a 1962 Corvette as they made their way to the beach where Keith grew up.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (38 Corvette photos)

July is almost gone and is it me or is this summer passing us by really fast? But since today is the final Friday of the month, that means it’s time for another installment of a “Black Friday” photo gallery. Check out our mega photo gallery made up of 38 beautiful black Corvettes which span seven generations from C1 to C7.

We offer thanks to those of you who have submitted photos of their Black Corvettes over the last couple of months and so look closely as you might see your car featured here.

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

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Join Mike Yager and Mid America Motorworks for the CERV 1 Adoption Party

After 18 years of serving as the “parent” of one of the most historic Corvettes ever, Mike Yager and the Mid America Motorworks team are getting ready to let someone else become the “father” of CERV 1.

Along those lines, Yager and his crew are inviting all Corvette, automotive, and racing enthusiasts to come join them for an Adoption Party on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the MY Garage Museum in Effingham, Ill.

Joie Chitwood's Thrill Show 1958 Corvette Fuelie for Sale by ProTeam

If you’ve ever wanted a solid-axle Corvette that has flown through the air, driven on two wheels and spent part of its life doing reverse turn spins, now is your chance. ProTeam Corvette Sales is offering for sale a 1958 Corvette fuelie that was previously owned by the famous Joie Chitwood and used for a single season in his eponymous Chitwood Thrill Shows.

Judge in 1960 Cunningham Corvette Le Mans Racer Dispute Agrees to Three-Way Partnership Deal

After nearly three years of legal wrangling, it appears that the fight over the recently discovered and unrestored 1960 Corvette that was one of three Corvettes campaigned at the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans by Briggs Cunningham has come to end. The Federal Judge overseeing the case has signed off to a partnership agreement between the three parties for the former race car which is estimated to be valued at $2.5 million.

Corvettes on eBay: Auction for 1953 Corvette VIN 071 Ended Early

With just 300 of the first-year Corvettes produced back in 1953, it’s always a big deal in these modern times when one goes up for sale.

We have written about a couple of 1953 Corvettes seeking new owners in the past few months, and there was recently a listing was added on eBay for a first year Corvette with the VIN sequence number of #071.

Unfortunately, in the time that we saw the ad for the 1953 Corvette on Friday to this morning when we are ready to publish our article, the auction was ended early.

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1959 Corvette Restomod to Cross the Block at Mecum's Seattle Auction

There are few limitations in the world of restomods, the only boundaries being set by the tastes and the abilities of individual constructors. Corvette restomods are typical of the genre in that many are finished in bright, sometimes audacious colors that, while drawing attention to the vehicle, may detract from its overall appearance. The same can be said of restomod interiors and wheels. The interior may be so modified that all connection with the heritage of the original vehicle is lost and the rims have so much bling that they actually draw attention away from the car design rather than complementing it.