[PICS] First Retail 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible Sells at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach for $1 Million

[PICS] First Retail 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible Sells at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach for $1 Million

On Friday at 6 pm EST, the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible made its way to the center stage at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Palm Beach. Up for grabs was the right to buy the very first retail production Corvette Stingray Convertible when it becomes available later this year. In the front row sat Chevy dealer and NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick, who paid $1 million for first Stingray Coupe at Barrett-Jackson’s Scottsdale auction in January.

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First Retail 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

First Retail 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible to be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach

Earlier today Chevrolet announced the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible would be revealed in Geneva on March 5th. We also learned that when the new Stingray Convertible returns to the States, one of the first visits will be the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach. It is there that we will witness Rick Hendrick buying up the auction of the very first retail VIN Convertible with the proceeds going once again to charity.

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[VIDEO] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

[VIDEO] The 2014 Corvette Stingray Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

It’s become something of a weekend tradition for many folks to watch Sunday Morning on CBS.

This past week, reporter Lee Cowan took the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for a spin, including a trip down Memory Lane, and the result was a very flattering video about our favorite sports car.

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First Retail VIN 2014 Corvette Stingray Sells for $1.05 Million At Barrett-Jackson

First Retail VIN 2014 Corvette Stingray Sells for $1.05 Million At Barrett-Jackson
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CorvetteBlogger was the first to tell you the 2014 Corvette Stingray Coupe would be sold at Barrett-Jackson and tonight the red Stingray made its auction debut at the collector car auction in Scottsdale. Offered by General Motors is the first Retail VIN #001 2014 Corvette Stingray and the proceeds of the sale would go to charity.

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Rick Hendrick Contributes $100,000 to the Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park

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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Hendrick Picks Up a 2011 Black Carbon Z06 and Other Rare Corvettes at the NCM

Rick Hendrick's New Corvettes

NASCAR Team owner and Chevy dealer Rick Hendrick visited the National Corvette Museum yesterday to pick up several of the new Corvettes he purchased from GM through various Barrett-Jackson auctions. He also brought two vintage Corvette racers from his personal collection to show off as well. Several of the cars he picked up were unique 1 of 1 Corvettes including one that was news to us.

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NASCAR’s Hendrick Builds His Own LS7 for a 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition

NASCAR's Hendrick Builds His Own LS7 for a 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition

NASCAR team owner and Chevy dealer Rick Hendrick spent today at Wixon’s Performance Build Center to take part in the Corvette Engine Build program. Hendrick built his own 505 horsepower LS7 V8 which will go into his Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition.

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[PICS] The 2012 Centennial Edition Corvette Z06 at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach Auction

[PICS] The 2012 Centennial Edition Corvette Z06 at Barrett-Jackson's Palm Beach Auction
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The 2012 Centennial Edition Corvette Z06 made its public debut last weekend at the Chevrolet display at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach collector car auction. Here are a few pictures of the upcoming appearance package which really highlight the new Carbon Flash Metallic paint. I bet this bad boy really shines in the sunlight!

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