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Parked C6 Corvette Sparks Garage Fire in Houston

by Mitch Talley on July 22, 2014

Parked C6 Corvette Sparks Garage Fire in Houston

The good news about this Corvette garage fire is that no one was injured and firefighters managed to save the rest of the house from going up in flames, too.

The bad news is that the C6 ‘Vette is apparently going to need some serious restoration after being “heavily involved” in the garage fire, according to Senior Captain Charles Martin of the Houston (Texas) Fire Department.

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[VIDEO] Firefighters Save Man's Prized 1970 Corvette from a House Fire

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.

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Arsonist Torches a C5 Corvette in Tennessee

by Mitch Talley on May 21, 2014

Arsonist Torches a C5 Corvette in Tennessee

A Newport, Tennessee family has lost its peace of mind after a suspected arsonist destroyed three of their vehicle in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 17.

John Scott Jones of 641 Pikeview Street told police that his wife, Leslie Jones, woke him up at 3:43 a.m. after she heard a noise outside and told him that the side of their house seemed to be “really hot”, according to Patrolman Derrick Wright.

Mr. Jones looked outside to see three of the family’s four vehicles on fire.

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California appeals court overturns ‘inconsistent' $3.5 million verdict in Corvette fire case

Calling a decision by a San Diego County Superior Court jury “inconsistent,” a state appeals court in California has overturned a $3.5 million verdict for a couple who blamed a “defective” 2005 Corvette for causing a fire that destroyed their home in 2010 and then sued General Motors.

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Sometimes we forget just how unpredictable and dangerous racing can be.

Take, for example, this Corvette C6 ZR1 that was involved in a pitlane fire during the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship over the weekend.

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[VIDEO] C6 Corvette Suffers Nitrous Explosion at the Texas Mile

Here was a scary incident at fall 2013 running of the Texas Mile. Buddy Schulz is the owner/driver of this C6 Corvette and earlier in the day he had posted runs nearly 180 mph. But it was his last run of the day that makes the news.

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The good news is that no one was injured.

The bad news is that E.H. Martin’s beautiful 1962 Corvette was destroyed Wednesday night when the garage in which it was parked caught on fire.

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[VIDEO] Jacksonville Arsonist Targets a C4 Corvette

by Mitch Talley on June 11, 2013

[VIDEO] Jacksonville Arsonist Targets a C4 Corvette

A white C4 Corvette coupe has become the latest victim in a string of arsons in the Hilliard, Florida area. The Corvette is a total loss after it was set ablaze in the owner’s driveway on Wednesday night.

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[PIC] C5 Corvette Goes Up in Flames in South Beach

by Mitch Talley on June 7, 2013

[PIC] C5 Corvette Goes Up in Flames in South Beach

We know that Corvettes are hot cars but this is not what we had in mind!

The center of this white C5 Corvette is black now after being struck by a fire on South Beach in Miami Beach, Florida.

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[VIDEO] 900 HP Corvette ZR1 Belches Flames on the Dyno

Watch this whole video to see the huge fireball that erupts from the rear end of this ZR1 undergoing a dyno test at ShorTuning in Stanford, Kentucky.

Eric Lancaster’s 2010 ZR1 is measured at releasing a whopping 902.2 horsepower to the rear wheels just before the blinding light show.

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