Tag: C3

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

Corvette History Through Ads: Perpetual Emotion

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by Rick Tavel Special to Corvette Forum ? 7-10-2013 All rights reserved, do not duplicate without permission.   The first year advertising for the new C3 concentrated on educating the consumer to the new features and styling of America’s sports car. In 1968, both the body style and interior were all new while the engine […] More »

  Comments | By - July 10, 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

Corvette Auction Preview: Mecum’s 2013 Bloomington Gold Auction

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It’s the last full weekend in June which means one thing to Corvette enthusiasts – It’s Bloomington Gold weekend. That also means it’s time for the annual Mecum auction at Bloomington Gold. At last check there were just over 100 Corvettes consigned for this weekend’s sale in Champaign, Illinois. Mecum Bloomington Gold will take place

  Comments | By - June 27, 2013

Truck Carrying Four Corvettes to Bloomington Gold Crashes into Low Bridge

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Sometimes just getting to a car show can be more difficult than winning. Take, for example, this case of a truck carrying four Corvettes to the Bloomington Gold show in Champaign, Illinois. The truck got stuck in a viaduct on Springfield Avenue in Champaign, forcing the road to be closed for several hours on Monday.

  Comments | By - June 27, 2013

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