If Steve McCain was a fisherman, he’d have quite a few tales to tell about the big ones that got away – as well as the big ones he did manage to reel in. Fortunately for Corvette enthusiasts, McCain’s tales aren’t fishing-related – instead they have to do with some of the very first Corvettes
It’s the last full weekend in June which means one thing to Corvette enthusiasts – It’s Bloomington Gold weekend. That also means it’s time for the annual Mecum auction at Bloomington Gold. At last check there were just over 100 Corvettes consigned for this weekend’s sale in Champaign, Illinois. Mecum Bloomington Gold will take place
This 1953 Corvette has been in storage for approximately 40 years.
With 71,982 miles on the odometer, ’53 Corvette (Number 265) hasn’t lived a sheltered life, even though it has been sheltered in storage for nearly 40 years. During that time, it has survived a fire and a tornado! Even so, it still looks great for its age and will come out of hiding during the annual National Corvette Homecoming, held in Bowling Green, KY. on July 26th and 27th.
For more information about this Corvette and the NCH, check out the NCH website. www.corvettehomecoming.com
It looks as if the parties in a lawsuit about the Briggs Cunningham Le Mans Corvette race car will be taking another lap around the track after a judge’s ruling this week. The battle has already been going on for nine months after a 1960 Corvette commissioned by Briggs Cunningham for the 1960 24 Hours
Mecum Auctions held their annual 2013 Spring Classic last month in Indianapolis. Over the course of the event, the Mecum team rolled 1,716 vehicles across the block. Of those, 1,156 were hammered sold for a 68% sell-through rate. We already told you about the black and blue 1967 convertible which sold for $610,000 to take