Tag: C1 Corvette

Motor Trend Takes A Closer Look at Howard Weaver’s Car Collection

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Some people have had car collecting in their blood ever since they can remember. Howard Weaver of Ann Arbor, Michigan is one of those people. In fact, after 77 years of doing so, Weaver has probably been collecting cars maybe longer than anybody in the United States. A little qualifier on that status: Weaver’s dad

  Comments | By - July 12, 2013

1953 Corvette #254 Headed to this Weekend’s Classic Car Auction at the National Corvette Museum

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With only 300 Corvettes made in the first year of production in 1953, not many of these historic treasures ever cross the auction block in a single year. But this weekend could be your chance to own one as the 254th Corvette ever made will be up for auction at the first-ever Hartland Auctions sale

  Comments | By - July 10, 2013

The 2013 Bloomington Gold Corvette Show

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Bloomington Gold’s long awaited move to Champaign, Illinois took place last weekend as the show celebrated its 40th anniversary there. It was a year of firsts in 2013: the first year in a new location, the first year for the GoldAutocross, the first year of a new judging schedule, and the first year for the

  Comments | By - July 3, 2013

Happy Birthday Corvette! America’s Favorite Sports Car Turns 60

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In the early 1950′s, Harley Earl, GM’s head of styling, envisioned a low-cost American sports car that could compete with Europe’s Jaguar, MG and Ferrari. Codenamed “Opel”, the very first prototype made its debut in January 1953 at the GM Motorama show at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The great reviews and pubic

  Comments | By - July 1, 2013

Barn Finds: The Story of 1955 Corvette VIN# 001

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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

  Comments | By - June 28, 2013

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