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National Corvette Museum Receives Two Corvettes as Donation Gift


The kindness and generosity of Corvette owners is no secret.

Just look at what William (Bill) Engle Jr. – also known as “Sweat Hog” of Albany, N.Y., Ridgewood, N.J., and now Summit, N.Y. – has just done for the National Corvette Museum.

Joining the growing list of enthusiasts who have bequeathed their prized possessions to the Museum, Engle decided to donate his 1967 and 1987 Corvettes to the NCM.

The National Corvette Museum’s supply of vehicles has grown by one as Randy Pierce and Charla Heintz donated their 2007 Ron Fellows Edition Corvette Z06. The pair have volunteered at the museum for years often spending a week at a time offering help wherever it’s needed. Many times they’ll be tending to the Corvette Store, but Randy also helps by picking up large donated items from around the country and delivering them to the museum.

Ivan and Mary Schrodt Donate Five Corvettes to the National Corvette Museum

Ivan and Mary Schrodt of Sherwood, Wisconsin made headlines in the Corvette world recently when they donated five Corvettes to the National Corvette Museum (NCM) The five included one Corvette from each of generations C2 through C6 and initially were to be included in the Schrodts very generous gift to the NCM as part of their estate. However, after their first trip to the NCM Motorsports Park during the 2014 Labor Day Celebration, they had a change of heart.

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.

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.

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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