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Another C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed by Police


Photo Credit: Tony Giberson/pnj.com For the second time this month, a Corvette driver has been shot and killed by law enforcement officers after leading them on a high-speed chase. On Dec. 13, 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif., died after being shot after leading Los Angeles Police on a wild hour-long chase into the […]

  Comments | By - December 30, 2013

C6 Corvette Driver Shot and Killed After Hour Long Chase


Police have identified the driver of a C6 Corvette involved in an hour-long high-speed chase in Los Angeles Friday night as 51-year-old Brian Newt Beaird of Oceanside, Calif. Beaird was behind the wheel of the silver Corvette in Cudahy in east LA about 9:30 p.m. Friday when L.A. County sheriff’s deputies tried to stop him […]

  Comments | By - December 16, 2013

Corvette Owner/Hero Chases Down Armed Cop Shooter


A car wash owner in Albuquerque, New Mexico (who wishes to remain anonymous) witnessed a man shoot a cop, then steal the officer’s cruiser. But being a Corvette owner, and therefore having balls of solid steel, (as well as family members on the force) the car wash owner leaped into his modded 2003 C5 and […] More »

  Comments | By - November 1, 2013

Is This the C7 Corvette Stingray’s First Encounter with Law Enforcement?


The Corvette Stingray is one powerful car. Just ask “yuri_Stingray” who was among the first customers to receive their new C7. Unfortunately for Yuri, he picked the wrong road to test his new “headers and tune” modifications and now has to pay a hefty fine. Here is what Yuri posted on the Corvette Forum: Learn […]

  Comments | By - October 28, 2013

Sheriff’s Use of Seized Corvette ZR1 Under Fire

You can’t please everyone – even when you take away a drug dealer’s car. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Department in Atlanta, Georgia is under fire from some citizens for keeping a confiscated Corvette ZR1 that it is using for promotional and educational purposes. Clarence E. Cox, the sheriff’s department’s director of constituency services, points out

  Comments | By - June 26, 2012