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Owner Recounts 40 Years Behind the Wheel of His 1963 Corvette Coupe

Photo Credit: Prestige MotorCar Photography John Mrock is one of those lucky folks who has owned the same split window Corvette since the late 1960s. Not only that, but he also has some great memories of cruising in that 1963 ’Vette along some of the best beaches in the world while he was stationed in

  Comments | By - July 5, 2013

1963 Corvette Brings Old High School Friends Together

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Photo Credit: Dave Hon – Newton Daily News Sometimes a car is more than a car. Take Larry Clement’s 1963 Corvette convertible, for example. A member of the Class of ’63 at Newton High School in Newton, Iowa, Larry brought the Corvette to their 50th reunion in June, and it immediately became a symbol of

  Comments | By - July 2, 2013

Monterey Motorsports Reunion to Feature the Corvette Grand Sport Racers

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Some special “guests” will help Corvette celebrate its 60th anniversary at the Rolex Monterey Motorsport Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in August. The reunion, set for August 16-18, will feature two and perhaps even three of the legendary Corvette Grand Sport models from the 1960s. Only five of the Grand Sports were ever produced

  Comments | By - June 28, 2013

1963 Corvette Rondine to Appear at Corvettes at Carlisle

The Chip’s Choice display for this year’s Corvettes at Carlisle continues to take shape. Back in February we told you about the George Barris-built Asteroid Corvette scheduled to appear. Now joining that custom 1963 is another custom 1963 – this one with an Italian flare. Corvettes at Carlisle announced in their most recent email newsletter

  Comments | By - May 16, 2013

“Fast Phil” Currin Honored by Sebring Hall of Fame

“Fast Phil” Currin used his savvy brain to become one of the steadiest Corvette racers of the 1970s. He paid just $1,900 for his red 1963 split-window some 47 years ago. Now 67, Currin and his Corvette – nicknamed “Giantkiller” when he made a habit of beating newer, flashier cars – made an appearance at

  Comments | By - May 6, 2013

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