The team charged with retrieving the Corvettes from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum is gearing up for what will likely be its most tedious process yet. After spending the past few days making the hole more accessible, the construction crew will now turn its attention to vacuuming some of the dirt inside the hole to locate the three cars buried deep in the debris.
Remember that Autoweek poll that gauged whether people think the Corvettes damaged from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum should be left unrestored? Well, the results are in, and more than 50 percent of the folks who voted in Autoweek’s survey believed at least one of the cars should be preserved in its current state as a reminder of the catastrophe. Our poll results here were a bit different. Check them out after the jump.
It appears as though it will be a few more weeks before we get a look at the three remaining Corvettes buried in the debris at the National Corvette Museum. The team that has been retrieving the cars will first need to stabilize the red spire at the center of the museum’s Skydome before moving further in the recovery process.
Plans to restore the eight Corvettes damaged at the National Corvette Museum has sparked what could likely become an interesting debate – should or shouldn’t all the cars be restored?
Five down, three to go until the retrieval process is complete for “The Great Eight,” the name given to the coveted Corvettes swallowed by the sinkhole. Workers pulled the one-millionth Corvette and the severely damaged 1984 PPG Pace Car from the hole yesterday at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. The construction team now will […]