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[VIDEO] Storm Damaged Tree Falls on a C5 Corvette in California

Sometimes it just doesn’t pay to work late.

That’s what Linda Becker says she was doing around 2 a.m. Saturday at her Novato, California business on Entrada Drive called Dollhouses, Trains and More.

“I heard this loud…,” she told ABC7 News reporter Elissa Harrington. “The building just shook and I thought it was an earthquake.”

[PICS] C5 Corvette Wins Our WTF Award With Tacky Stick-On Upgrades

Okay, we don’t actually have a “WTF Award” but if we did, this red C5 Corvette from the state of Washington would be a major contender. We haven’t seen a Corvette this messed up since the infamous Dragon Vette.

A Corvette Forum moderator named MasterDave spotted this Corvette in a Pet’s Mart parking lot in Federal Way, Washington.

Normally we have a “Let the Corvette owner customize his ride” attitude but sometimes customizing goes too far. We warn you. What you are about to see cannot be unseen…

Danny Popp and his 2003 Corvette Z06 Wins the 2014 Ultimate Street Car Invitational

For the second time since 2011, Danny Popp and his 2003 Corvette Z06 are the overall winner of the 2014 Ultimate Street Car Invitational sponsored Nov. 8-9 for the first time at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway by OPTIMA Batteries.

This time, Popp won the title by less than a point over Brandon Ranvek and his 2006 Mitsubishi Evo.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (37 Corvette photos)

It’s the last Friday of the month and that means it’s time for “Black Friday” here at CorvetteBlogger.com. Our family has owned a black Corvette Sting Ray for almost five decades and so the most sinister color of Corvette’s color palette is also our favorite. Here’s our salute to Black Corvettes with a random photo gallery made up of 37 Corvettes spanning seven generations.

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

Via CorvetteVideos.TV

These tug o’ war videos between different classes of vehicles are suddenly popular and we’re seeing all kinds of crazy battles being posted online. Here’s a C5 Corvette Z06 going against a Chevy Blazer.

Can a C5 Corvette Z06 win a tug ‘o war battle against a Chevy Blazer?

This doesn’t seem like it would be good on the Corvette’s transmission but then again, we’ve seen people do some pretty stupid things in their vettes over the years.

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[PICS] C5 Corvette Z06 Looses Nearly 300 Pounds with Full Carbon Fiber Body

With all the attention given to the outstanding C7 Corvette these days, the C5 seems to have taken a back seat in the public’s eye.

But not everyone has given up on the fifth generation 1997-2004 Corvette.

Take the owner of this C5 over in Greece, for example, who apparently had all the money and desire to create the lightest version of his car that is humanly possible, hiring Carbon Fiber Customs to create all new body panels out of carbon fiber.

1997 'Green Slime' Mallett Corvette to be Star Attraction at Mecum's Chicago Auction

Should you hear that the “Green Slime” is coming to Chicago, don’t be alarmed—this “Green Slime” is not the villain of the eponymous 1968 sci-fi horror flick. No, the “Green Slime” headed to Chicago refers to the 1997 Corvette that was the first of the breed to be modified by racing performance gurus Mallett Motorsports into a fire-breathing monster in its own right that will be one of the star attractions at Mecum’s Chicago auction on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

[GALLERY] Black Friday! (33 Corvette photos)

It’s the last Friday in September which means it’s “Black Friday” here at CorvetteBlogger.com. Here’s our salute to Black Corvettes with a random photo gallery made up of 32 Corvettes spanning seven generations.

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

First Production 2004 Z06 Le Mans Commemorative Edition to Cross the Block at Mecum's Chicago Auction

The first production 2004 Le Mans Commemorative Edition Z06 will cross the block at Mecum’s Chicago auction on Saturday October 11, 2014. The 405 horsepower Z06 bears the special Le Mans blue paint with silver and red striping, along with special badging commemorating Corvette Racing’s consecutive 1-2 finishes in its class at the 2001 and 2002 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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