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1986 'Sucker Vette' Donated to the National Corvette Museum

We first told you about the 1986 ChEaparral J2J ‘Sucker Vette’ back in 2008 when it was part of the $2007 Grassroots Motorsports Challenge.

To refresh your memory, the Sucker Vette was the result of 3,000 hours of hard work by a group of Proctor & Gamble engineers. To compete in the $2007 Grassroots Motorsports Challenge, participants had to build a car for less than $2007, then use it in a series of competitions.

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Massachusetts Man Donates 1974 Corvette He's Owned Since New to the Corvette Museum
Photo courtesy of the National Corvette Museum

Paul Marseglia recently said goodbye to an old friend, the 1974 Corvette Stingray that he’s owned since it was new.

The Franklin, Mass., man donated his brown Corvette to the National Corvette Museum because he knew it would be treated with the same respect and love that he had shown it during the past 40 years.

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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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National Corvette Museum Receives Donation of 10 Corvettes from Don Messner

The National Corvette Museum has received its largest donation ever – a collection of 10 Corvettes in the Don Messner Collection.

Messner, who passed away in May from melanoma, wanted to inspire others to make similar donations in the future.

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Lori Hale Donates Beloved 1954 Corvette to the National Corvette Museum

To say this 1954 Corvette owned by Lori and Morey Hale is just a car would be a major understatement. Like many Corvette owners, their C1 Corvette played a major role throughout their lives – from when Morey courted Lori to when they got married in it in Carson City. Now, after a lifetime of memories, the Corvette was offered a new home after Lori donated the car to the National Corvette Museum.

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Rick Hendrick Contributes $100,000 to the Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park
Rick Hendrick (L) with Corvette Museum Director Wendell Strode (R)

A long-time friend has stepped up to the plate for the National Corvette Museum’s proposed Motorsports Park.

Rick Hendrick recently made a $100,000 donation to the park through his Hendrick Automotive Group.

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