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[VIDEO] 1962 Corvette Earns Keith's Choice Award at 2014 Corvette FunFest

Part of our responsibilities when covering Mid America Motorwork’s 2014 Corvette FunFest is the selection of a Corvette for our celebrity choice award. As we wandered Corvette FunFest’s back parking lot looking for the appropriate Corvette, we realized our work would be cut out for us. So many great Corvettes. So many great stories.

That’s when I spotted Mike McGuirk and his son Mike sitting behind a Honduras Maroon 1962 Corvette.

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[PICS] 2014 Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks

by Keith Cornett on September 24, 2014

[PICS] 2014 Corvette FunFest at Mid America Motorworks

Finally made it!

That’s what we have to say after making the pilgrimage this year to Effingham, IL for the 21st Annual Corvette FunFest put on by Mike Yager and the great folks at Mid America Motorworks.

The theme for this year’s FunFest was “Vets with Vettes” and so not only was it great to see all the Corvettes out in the fields but to have the opportunity to talk with our nation’s veterans and see all the patriotic displays including the traveling Vietnam Veteran’s wall memorial was something we’ll never forget.

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[GALLERY] Midyear Monday - Corvette FunFest Edition (36 Corvette photos)

Whew! That’s how we feel after a long but fun weekend at Corvette FunFest. How about we do a special Midyear Monday gallery dedicated to the 1963-1967 Corvettes we saw on the grounds of Mid America Motorworks in Effingham IL.

Which one of these Corvettes is your favorite? Did we happen to capture your Sting Ray at Corvette FunFest? Let us know and be sure to share this page on Twitter and Facebook.

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Corvette Funfest to Feature 38 Special; Registration Extended

Get ready for some really “Special” times at the Corvette Funfest next month.

The longtime rock band 38 Special will be performing at the Funfest on Sept. 20 as part of the “World’s Largest Corvette Party” put on by Mike Yager and Mid America Motorworks in Effingham, Ill.

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Submit your Recipes for Mid America Motorworks FunFest Corvette Cookbook

Revved Up Ravioli… C7 Sliders… Mako Shark Margarita.

Those are some of the recipe names visible in a graphic telling about Mid America Motorworks’ Chief Cheerleader Mike Yager’s latest inspiration, an automotive-related cookbook to be published this fall.

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Kerbeck's 9th Annual Atlantic City Toys for Tots Corvette Cruise

The Fun is over for another year. The Corvette Funfest, that is.

Corvette owners by the thousands poured into Effingham, Illinois last month for Mid America Motorworks’ 19th annual Corvette Funfest.

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Unique Corvette Memorabilia Items to be Included in the 100 Anniversary Time Capsule

Corvette enthusiasts are getting a sneak peek at some of the memorabilia that will be included in a 100th Anniversary Time Capsule being gathered by Mid America Motorworks.

This week, Mid America’s Mike Yager revealed four of the rare and meaningful items that have been donated to the time capsule that will ultimately be opened up on the Corvette’s 100th anniversary in 2053.

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Get the Mid America Motorworks Corvette FunFest Cooler

by Keith Cornett on August 31, 2012

Get the Mid America Motorworks FunFest Cooler

FunFest is just a little more than a week away and if you’re making the road trip to Effingham, here is the perfect traveling companion to take with you. The Mid America Motorworks FunFest Cooler is constructed of durable 600D Polyester for long-lasting wear and has four handy storage pockets, plus a zippered top for easy access. Added PVC liner keeps cooler from leaking. The Funfest Cooler is easy to carry with adjustable shoulder strap or twin carry handles.

Available in Red/Black or Gray/Black. Priced at $24.99 and free ground shipping through September 6th!

Check out these other great deals from Mid America Motorworks, but hurry as the prices are good for one week only!

 

Mid America Motorworks Plans Time Capsule for Corvette's 100th Anniversary in 2053

How would you like to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of Corvette?

Even though that very special occasion is still 40 years away, Mid America Motorworks is thinking ahead and asking Corvette enthusiasts now to share their unique memorabilia with them that will be placed in a time capsule to be sealed in September as the company marks the 60th anniversary of America’s Sports Car.

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Mid America Motorworks has planned a monumental Golden Anniversary celebration in tribute to the 1963 Corvette Sting Ray convertible and split window coupe at Corvette Funfest 2012, Sept 13-16. Spread the word, and let’s celebrate this American icon at the Largest Corvette Party in the World!

Check out www.corvettefunfest.com for more information.

 

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