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NC driver hurt after tree crushes Corvette during strong storms

Credit: WBTV via CBS Newspath CHARLOTTE, N.C. (CBS Newspath) — A Corvette driver was seriously hurt when strong storms caused a massive tree to fall and crush the sports car in Charlotte. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday on West Sugar Creek Road and Conner Ridge Lane in northeast Charlotte, WBTV reported. read more:   http://wspa.com/2017/06/05/nc-driver-injured-after-massive-tree-crushes-corvette-during-strong-storms/  

Teen Tragically Dies in Horrific Accident While Driving Red Corvette His Mom Rented for Prom

High school football star, 19, dies after flipping Corvette mom rented for him for prom | By ASHLEY COLLMAN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM A high school football star died Tuesday, two days after getting into a car crash after prom in the Corvette his mom rented him for the occasion. Taletrius ‘TJ’ Bradley died Tuesday morning from a brain injury sustained in the early Sunday crash in Plantation, Florida. The Deerfield Beach High School senior was set to graduate on Sunday. He had

2019 Corvette LT5 V8 Nicknamed “Big Ass Supercharger” In Development

  Posted on Dec 11, 2017 By Dave Cruikshank 2019 Corvette LT5 V8 Nicknamed “Big Ass Supercharger” In Development Back in 2016 when Power Automedia was in Las Vegas covering SEMA, we saw a mysterious supercharger prototype over at Eaton’s display. At 2,650 cubic centimeters is was huge. When we asked when it would be available, we were told by an Eaton spokesperson that “Only after it was introduced via an OEM, would we see it on the aftermarket.” Back in

Corvette Assembly Plant to Shut Down for Several Months for Assembly Line Upgrades

By Keith Cornett – Jan 20, 2017 CorvetteBlogger.com has learned that the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, home of the Chevrolet Corvette, will be shutting down the production line for several months this summer and fall as the plant undergoes upgrades to its assemply line building process. An official announcement from the plant is coming soon. The closure will come at the end of the 2017 model year which is expected to end in June. We are told that the shut

Action Express Corvette Daytona Prototype wins IMSA race at Watkins Glen Read more: http://autoweek.com/article/imsa/action-express-corvette-daytona-prototype-wins-imsa-race-watkins-glen#ixzz4DTmQoaMo

The Action Express Corvette Daytona Prototype of Joao Barbosa and Christian Fittipaldi won Sunday’s IMSA race at Watkins Glen.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC  CORVETTES FINISH FIRST AND SECOND IN 6-HOUR RACE The Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen isn’t the longest endurance race on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule – the Rolex 24 at Daytona has that distinction — but traditionally, the race at Watkins Glen International has been one of the toughest to win. That was compounded this year

Four 2016 Colors on the Chopping Block

FOUR 2016 COLORS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK Daytona Sunrise Orange Laguna Blue Night Race Blue Shark Gray Chevrolet has already said ‘goodbye’ to two of the 2016 Corvette colors, and has now announced two more on the chopping block. The last Night Race Blue rolled off the assembly lines in Bowling Green on January 7, a Z06 Coupe for export. This is to be followed by the last Daytona Sunrise Orange Metallic, rolling off the line on Monday, February 15

the blank manta corvette steals the show at the manila auto salon

If you could cross a C6 with a C7, what would you get? Car Porn Racing’s Ian King says it would be the Black Manta. His company took a C6 Corvette and added a C7 facelift and a custom rebody designed by Jon Sibal and built by Car Porn Racing. The working prototype was on display at the just concluded 2015 Manila Auto Salon, and we’re sure the visitors there came away very impressed with the Black Manta. It’s a

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