Chalk one up for the computer nerds.
In this high-tech age, it might be a good idea for car thieves to search for a more honest way of making a living.
At least if the targeted car is equipped with an Onstar kill switch system.
We featured the exploits of Krider Racing and their Corvette ‘Z06Life’ earlier this year when it competed and won the opening round of the 2015 Optima Batteries Ultimate Street Car Invitational.
The team has been involved in a number of racing events this year from hitting 180 mph at the Mojave Mile to a podium finish at the 25 Hours of ThunderHill, and now you can add Northern California’s Hoopa Hillclimb to the list.
If you’re going to be involved in a sideshow, you better be prepared to lose your car.
At least in Stockton, Calif., where the owner of this silver C5 Corvette had his or her car impounded after being suspected of taking part in a sideshow there in March.
A sideshow, in case you haven’t heard, is an informal and illegal demonstration of automotive stunts often held in vacant lots and public intersections, most commonly doughnuts.
A writer on Corvette Forum played an April Fool’s prank on his readers last week when he jokingly said that Chevy was doing away with manual transmissions starting in 2017.
Two would-be thieves in California probably wish that hoax was true.
Apparently the bumbling criminals tried to steal a Corvette convertible on Wednesday, but the guy behind the wheel didn’t know how to drive a stick and ended up backing the sports car into a set of mailboxes.
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.”
We’ve heard of “dynamite” Corvettes exploding off the line at a drag strip.
But a suspect bank robber in Stanton, Calif., added a new twist to that scenario Monday morning.
The 62-year-old man was arrested in connection with a robbery at Bank of the West on Beach Boulevard in Stanton after a traffic stop at Katella and Western avenues.
That’s where it gets interesting.
A 21 year old driver of a silver C5 Corvette is facing multiple charges after running away from an early morning crash that left his 24 year old passenger critically injured in Berkeley California on Friday, June 20th.
Police searched the area and arrested the driver on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, DUI and other violations according to acb7news.com.
We’ve told you sad news in the past about Corvettes being gutted by fires.
Today we have some good news, though, about a 1970 Corvette that was saved from ruin Saturday by quick-acting firefighters in Carmichael, Calif., who moved it out of the garage while flames were shooting out of the roof of a house.