Tag: C1 Corvette

Joe Jackson’s 1961 Corvette is a Thing of Beauty

Photo Credit: Rick Cruz/Pacific Daily News You just never know where a Corvette enthusiast is going to turn up. Take the case of Joe Jackson, who moved to the Pacific island of Guam way back in the 1980s. In 1988, after being a fan of the sports car for years thanks to the influence of

  Comments | By - December 15, 2012

Bloomington Gold Announces 2013 Great Hall Honorees

Each year Bloomington Gold salutes 10 people and 10 cars that have significantly influenced the Corvette hobby in their annual Great Hall display. The class of 2013 was revealed last week and will be formally honored June 28-30, 2013 at the Bloomington Gold show in Champaign, Illinois. The 4th class of cars includes the first

  Comments | By - December 10, 2012

Corvette Auction Preview: The Pizza Man Ready to Deliver at Mecum St. Charles

What’s been called the “World’s Fastest Six Cylinder Corvette” will be crossing the block next weekend at Mecum’s annual Fall Premier auction in St. Charles, IL. This iconic drag racer beat up on the competition from 1962 – 1971 with Earl Britt behind the wheel. Britt operated Earl’s Pizza Palace in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  Comments | By - October 17, 2012

George Clooney and His Little Red Corvette

Photo Credit: FameFlynet Pictures I’ve always been a bit of a George Clooney fan – the Oceans 11 franchise and the Fabulous Mr. Fox are among our Clooney favorites here at the CorvetteBlogger compound. So it was cool to see the actor has a thing for Corvettes as well. This Saturday, he was spotted cruising

  Comments | By - October 7, 2012

Joe Flickinger’s 1962 Resto-Mod Corvette

Photo Credit: Mike Berry / The Wichita Eagle Joe Flickinger didn’t let this one get away. Inspired by memories of a C1 that got away from him a long time ago, the Salina, Kansas man took charge this time, and the result is a 1962 Corvette resto-mod that’s absolutely music to his ears – and

  Comments | By - September 9, 2012

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