Tag: auction

1961 Corvette is a True Barn Find

There isn’t anything that stirs the imagination of a car enthusiast quite like the thought of finding an original barn car. We’ll we found one for you and it looks like this find is a keeper. Locked away in dusty Las Vegas area barn is this Silver/Red 1961 Corvette roadster. It hasn’t started, moved or

  Comments | By - May 24, 2012

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum’s 25th Annual Spring Classic in Indianapolis

Mecum Auctions will offer nearly 200 Corvettes for sale this week in Indianapolis at their 25th Annual Spring Classic auction. Corvettes make up almost 10% of the expected 2,000 car docket. The event kicked off yesterday with “Super Tuesday” and concludes on Sunday, May 20th. The team at Velocity will provide 32 hours of live

  Comments | By - May 16, 2012

Take One Giant Leap with Neil Armstrong’s 1967 Corvette

Every little kid at some point in his or her life wanted to be an astronaut at one time or another. Only a very few actually end up living out there spacey dreams. Neil Armstrong did just that when he became the first person to step on the moon in July of 1969. Unfortunately, you

  Comments | By - May 3, 2012

Mecum to Auction 1957 Smokey Yunick Corvette Racer at Indy Spring Classic

If you’re looking for something to do with your Mega Millions winnings, we recommend heading to Mecum’s Spring Classic Auction coming up in May. There they will be offering this 1957 racer which was the first car to use Rochester Fuel injection backed by a 4-speed transmission. Racing history of the car includes duty at

  Comments | By - April 2, 2012

1961 Corvette Gulf Oil Race Car a No-Sale at Mecum’s 2012 Kissimmee Auction

The 1961 Corvette Gulf Oil race car was one of the centerpieces of Mecum’s 2012 Kissimmee auction and it drew massive attention when it hit the auction block Saturday afternoon. Bidding on the Grady Davis Gulf Oil-sponsored Corvette was fast and furious at the beginning but eventually stalled at $850,000 and the car went unsold.

  Comments | By - January 31, 2012

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