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Classic Corvette Winner

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Larry Jewett

Winner Steve Lane (left) gets the keys from Father Chris Forler (Pastor) to the Corvette in front of Saint Bernard Church in Rockport, Indiana on Friday, July 19, 2013. 

The winner of the 25th Annual Classic Corvette Giveaway benefiting Saint Bernard Parish and School in Rockport, Indiana, drove from Chasaning, Michigan to claim his prize. He will receive a 1960 Corvette convertible valued at approximately $70,000.
Steve Lane, along with a good friend, arrived in Rockport on July 19, 2013, pulling a car hauler. “I still can’t believe I won this stunning car,” said Lane. “I only bought one raffle ticket!”  Lane’s name was drawn at the conclusion of the Saint Bernard Summer Social on July 14.
Lane says this is the first time he has ever won anything. After a few photos and videos, Lane took a test drive through the streets of Rockport before loading his prize on the trailer for the eight-hour trip back to his home in Michigan.
All 10,000 tickets were sold for this year’s raffle. People from as far away as Australia, Italy, Germany, New Zealand, Canada and all across the United States purchased tickets.
Saint Bernard Church purchased the car from ProTeam Corvette Sales in Napoleon, Ohio. Tickets will go on sale for the 26th annual Corvette raffle in January, 2014.  Proceeds benefit Saint Bernard Parish and Saint Bernard Elementary School, the only parochial school in Spencer County.
To see videos, click the links
http://youtu.be/8hDJ-aj3aD0
http://youtu.be/o_Pv7vflEhg

  Comments | By - July 24, 2013

Nine Corvettes Invited to 2013 Concours d’Elegance of America

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by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 7-22-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission.   One of the most important and renowned automobile events in the country, the Concours d?Elegance of America, returns to the Inn at St. John’s in Plymouth, Michigan on Sunday, July 28th. The Concours d?Elegance of America, is […] More »

  Comments | By - July 22, 2013

1978 Corvette Pace Car with 4.4 Miles to be Auctioned in September

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Just when you might be thinking that all the old “barn finds” have surely been discovered by now, you hear about someone like the Lambrechts. Ray and Mildred Lambrecht have been running Lambrecht Chevrolet in Pierce, Nebraska for the past 50 years – with just one other employee – but since they’re getting on up

  Comments | By - July 16, 2013

100 Year Old Corvette Enthusiast Recounts a Century of Living

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Photo courtesy of Andy and Sue Schiestl Viola Schiestl White is sitting in a C3 Corvette that is considered a classic by car enthusiasts. Nothing unusual about that. What is unusual is that Mrs. White will be celebrating her 100th birthday on July 28, 2013 so she can recall a time when there were not

  Comments | By - July 16, 2013

The Corvette Vanity Plates of Bloomington Gold 2013

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At any car show we always enjoy taking a peak at what witty things owners select on their vanity plates. We all know that Corvette owners are the best when it comes to unique characters, phrases, or sayings on their license plates. So as we always do, set aside some time last weekend at Bloomington

  Comments | By - July 8, 2013

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