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[VIDEO] C5 Corvette Z06 Catches on Fire while Running Puerto Rico Half Mile Event

With flames shooting out in all directions, the driver of this C5 Corvette Z06 keeps on moving for a few seconds before finally coming to a stop during the 2015 Puerto Rico Half Mile Event a few days ago.

He climbs out, runs around for a few seconds, and then basically has to see his Corvette disappear rather quickly as the body and interior are consumed by the blaze.

Corvettes on eBay: Burnt but Still Viable 1957 Corvette Fuelie

‘Tis better than to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.

That old quotation pops to mind about this 1957 Corvette Fuelie currently being auctioned on eBay.

Just a few months ago, this was a completely restored Corvette, one of just 713 produced with fuel injection that year. It’s also one of just 664 four-speed 1957 Corvettes and has the correct numbers-matching engine.

Then disaster struck, with a dash fire leading to the damage you see in these photos.

[ACCIDENT] Man Pulled from Burning C5 Indy 500 Corvette Pace Car

The driver of a 1998 Indy 500 Corvette Pace Car had to be pulled from the burning car after a wreck near the Chippewa Township, Pa., entrance ramp onto I-376 on Sunday afternoon.

The driver’s side of the convertible was badly damaged in the fire, though the car was still recognizable as a Indianapolis Pace Car on the passenger side, with its distinctive paint job and wheels .