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Vettes for Vets

Larry Jewett

Vettes for Vets is an annual, all-Corvette car show organized to honor the hard work and dedication military veterans have committed to our country. On Sunday, May 26, the general public can enjoy a free Corvette car show in the parking lot behind the museum and free museum admission for all veterans. All visitors will enjoy our new exhibit Elegance in Motion: Cars of the Golden Age, which opens May 25.
Vettes for Vets will be a great day of sunshine and memorial for our veterans who will enjoy raffle prizes, food trucks coordinated by Sacto MoFo, and awesome tunes. Corvette owners can pre-register for only $10  and $15 at the gate. Call (916) 442-6802 or visit Calautomuseum.org for more Car Show registration details.
The mission of the California Automobile Museum is to preserve, exhibit, and teach the story of the automobile and its influence on our lives. The California Automobile Museum in Sacramento is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and until 9:00pm every third Thursday of the month.
This event is sponsored by Performance Chevrolet

  Comments | By - May 9, 2013

Back to the Bricks: A Can’t Miss Corvette Reunion

by Rick Tavel  special to Corvette Forum  ? 3-17-2013 All Rights Reserved Do Not Duplicate Without Permission If you are like most enthusiasts about this time of year you are experiencing a bad case of ?cabin fever?.  Shut in by the cold and the snow and too early to wake your hibernating car from its […] More »

  Comments | By - March 25, 2013

Behold the C2/SS Custom Corvette from the Detroit Autorama

Each year at the Detroit Autorama, first time shown custom cars of all makes and models complete for the prestigious Ridler award. As the top selections are whittled down, the best 8 cars are selected as the “Great 8″. From that octet the Ridler award is then chosen. For the 2nd time in 3 years,

  Comments | By - March 15, 2013

The Corvettes of the 2013 Detroit Autorama

Detroit Autorama takes place each year in early March. 2013 marks the 61st rendition of the massive indoor custom car show. It was also the 50th anniversary of the prestigious Ridler Award. We made our annual trek down to Cobo Hall last weekend to check out all of the custom rides. Hit that magical Read

  Comments | By - March 11, 2013

Experimental 1964 Rear Engine Corvette Prototype XP-819 Shows Its Stuff at Amelia Island

In 1964, Chevy engineers imagined hanging an aluminium Corvette engine off the back of the frame as part of an engineering study on safety and crash zones. Zora wasn’t really on board with the project until Larry Shinoda penned a design that many claim was the genesis for the C3 Corvette. The result was XP-819,

  Comments | By - March 11, 2013

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