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[ACCIDENT] Teenage C5 Corvette Driver Causes Three Car Crash in Texas
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A silver C5 Corvette was one of three vehicles involved in a Texas crash that injured four people Thursday night in San Angelo.

Officer Joshua Younts of the San Angelo Police Department reported that a teenage male was headed north on Bryant Boulevard and attempted to turn left onto Knickerbocker Road. In the process, he hit a Hyundai headed southbound on Bryant, with the impact causing the Corvette to then strike a Ford Escape making a right turn onto Bryant from Knickerbocker.

A Texas Man and His Dog Die After Becoming Trapped in His 2007 Corvette
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A 72-year-old man’s dream car turned out to be a nightmare this week.

James Rogers of Port Arthur, Texas and his dog Leia apparently died of heat exhaustion Monday afternoon when they became trapped inside his 2007 Corvette.

Justice of the Peace Marc Derouen pronounced Rogers dead and ordered an autopsy. Police do not suspect suicide or foul play.

[PICS] Only in Texas Will You Find A Corvette Z06 with a Gun Rack


Ah Texas. Where everything is done a bit bigger and bolder than anywhere else in our country also extends to how Corvette owners exercise their 2nd Amendment rights. Normally, gun racks and rifles are associated with pickup trucks but what do you do when your daily driver is C5 Corvette Z06? Simple. You take your firepower with you!

Man in Stolen Corvette Stingray Crashes into a Mustang in San Antonio
Photo Credit: Roberto Flores‎

The best news is that no one was injured Sunday when a man crashed a stolen red C7 convertible after leading police on a chase that reached speeds of 130 mph.

Unfortunately, the same can’t be said for the Corvette Stingray, which suffered major front end damage after catching fire following the crash.

The three-county crime spree actually started with the suspect behind the wheel of a truck in Kendall County, Texas, but authorities say the man ditched that vehicle and stole the Stingray at gunpoint and started a house fire.

1962 Gulf Oil Corvette Racer to be Sold at RM Sotheby's Texas Auction

Paul Andrews and his son, Chris, have spent years building one of the world’s best collections of classic vehicles.

Now they want to sell off many of their prized cars to whittle their impressive collection down to a more manageable 15 to 20 cars that they can focus on and enjoy with their family.

Some 75 of their cars and a wide assortment of memorabilia will be auctioned off May 2 in Fort Worth, Texas by RM Sotheby’s.

One of the cars to be auctioned is their 1962 Corvette Gulf Oil race car – with no reserve. Estimated value of the car is $2 million to $2.75 million.

Ridetech's 48 Hour Corvette Dominates Optima Ultimate Street Car Event in Texas

We told you a few days ago about the big crew that worked feverishly to rebuild a 1972 Corvette with a collection of updated high-performance parts.

After pulling off what’s become known as the 48-Hour Corvette, the folks at RideTech tested the car at the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park just a few days later and was ecstatic with its performance.

Now they’re even happier after already celebrating their first win with the Corvette last weekend at the Optima Ultimate Street Car event in Fort Worth, Texas!

[VIDEO] Sheriff's Undercover Corvette Stingray with PDR Helps Bust Street Racers in Texas

Hey, Corvette drivers, if you want to race, take it to the track.

Don’t endanger the lives of innocent people trying to prove your manhood on public streets.

Eight people apparently didn’t heed that advice in Harris County, Texas on Friday, March 20, as they were arrested for street racing on the same weekend as a major drag racing event in town, the TX2K.

[PICS] This Corvette Stingray with a Steampunk Engine Bay is a Real Time Traveler

If you’re in the Houston area and have done a couple of Corvette shows, you have probably seen Steve and Lou Ann Pond’s bright yellow 2007 C6 known as the “Tweety Bird” Corvette.

Like a lot of us, Steve has been fallen for the new C7. So with a new Corvette Stingray in the garage, the show car designer set about to transform the White and Red Corvette into a show car in its own right.

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