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Mid America Motorworks Bringing Three Rare Corvettes to Bloomington Gold

The granddaddy of all Corvette shows kicks later this week as Bloomington Gold returns to the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, IL. Our friends from Mid America Motorsworks let us know that three rare cars from Mike Yager’s MY Garage Museum will be on display with one of them being inducted into the Great Hall.

Drag Strip Offers Friday Night Drags for Teens Who Like to Drive Fast

The need for speed is especially strong for young teen drivers.

Now, Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz., is giving these young men a chance to drive fast under controlled conditions, hopefully keeping them safe from harm.

One such driver Friday night was 16-year-old Clay Armstrong, who drag-raced his first car – a C4 Corvette that reached speeds of 130mph in 12 seconds – with his mother’s blessings.

[VIDEO] North Carolina C4 Corvette Owner Injured After Hit and Run

A 61-year-old Corvette driver and father of four grown children out for a pleasure cruise Sunday, May 4 after he had just finished mowing his lawn turned out to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident in Concord, N.C.

Silvio Joseph Cadolino was listed in critical condition as of Friday, May 9 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, and police are asking for witnesses to come forward and help them track down the driver of the minivan that caused the wreck.

Corvette ZR1's Invade Indianapolis in Mecum's Upcoming Spring Classic

Like a scene out of Steven King’s novel “Children of the Corn”, it’s not children but rather Corvette ZR1’s that will invade Indianapolis May 13th through May 18th at the Indianapolis Fairgrounds when Dana Mecum kicks off his 27th annual Spring Classic auction. Though only a portion of the consignments have been listed at this point it appears that Mecum has cornered the low mile ZR1 market and will be sending them across the block.

Corvette ZR-1 Featured at Mercury Marine Museum

When we think of Corvettes, we naturally think first of the National Corvette Museum.

But that’s not the only place you’ll find rare Corvettes on display.

Mercury Marine – which built the 5.7-liter, 375-hp LT5 engine that powered the legendary C4 ZR-1 in the late 1980s and early 1990s – marked its 75th anniversary with the opening of a museum in Fond du Lac, Wis.

Naturally, that museum features a prime example of the ZR-1 Corvette, done in a sinister black with its hood up to show off the LT5 engine.

[ACCIDENT] DUI Corvette Driver Faces Charges After Crash in Kentucky

A Brownsville, Ky, driver faces multiple charges after a Saturday afternoon joyride in a 1993 Corvette turned into a wild airborne crash.

Miraculously, both the driver and the passenger escaped the accident with their lives.

Christopher Snelling, 41, faces the criminal charges after the black Corvette he was driving eastbound on Mammoth Cave Road left the road at a high rate of speed, between 85 and 90 mph, and went airborne for 160 feet before crashing into the ground and making a large indention.

Corvette Museum Receives Donation of a 1993 40th Anniversary Corvette

The Corvette world continues to make lemonade out of lemons.

When a 40th Anniversary Corvette became one of the sinkhole victims at the National Corvette Museum back in February, the tragedy really hit home for one enthusiast named Lynda Patterson.

You see, she and her husband, Mike, owned a 1993 Ruby Red anniversary model just like the one that was swallowed up by the earth.

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