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Autoweek Survey Says: Leave at least One Corvette Unrestored — Corvette Forum Disagrees

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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.

  Comments | By - March 18, 2014

Recovery of Remaining Corvettes to Take Several Weeks

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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.

  Comments | By - March 17, 2014

Should the Sinkhole Corvettes be Restored?

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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?

  Comments | By - March 11, 2014

1984 PPG Pace Car is Fifth Corvette Lifted to Safety

1984 Corvette PPG Pace Car Recovery (Featured)

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 […] More »

  Comments | By - March 6, 2014

Team Shows Extreme Care in Pulling Corvettes from Sinkhole

1962 Black Corvette Sinkhole Removal at National Corvette Museum (4)

With all the uncertainty over the remaining Corvettes sitting in that sinkhole, it’s clear the construction company charged with pulling the cars to safety realizes the importance of those babies. A recent video of the recovery team, headed by the construction company Scott, Murphy, and Daniel, shows the painstaking efforts put into the retrieval of […] More »

  Comments | By - March 4, 2014

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