Tag: National Corvette Museum

Florida Couple Discusses Pain of Corvette Swallowed in Sinkhole

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Think watching those Corvettes swallowed up at the National Corvette Museum is tough? Well, imagine if one of those irreplaceable babies was your own personal car. Kevin and Linda Helmintoller can tell you exactly what it feels like. They owned the 2001 Corvette Z06 Mallet Hammer that fell the deepest into the sinkhole, and they drove 13 […] More »

  Comments | By - February 21, 2014

Corvette Forum Reacts to Museum Sinkhole Disaster

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February 12th, 2014: a day that will live in infamy for Corvette enthusiasts – a day the Earth’s crust decided to act the fool and swallow eight precious Corvettes. Major party foul, Planet Earth … you should know fiberglass is not part of a well-balanced diet. This major Corvette disaster has stirred the emotions of […] More »

  Comments | By - February 14, 2014

Video: Sinkhole at National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. Priceless ’83 Spared, Eight Cars Consumed

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**We now have video of the sinkhole. ** At 5:30 CST this morning, a sinkhole opened up under the Sky Dome at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, swallowing eight cars. No employees were injured. Local emergency crews estimated the sinkhole’s dimensions at 40 feet across and 25 to 30 feet deep.

  Comments | By - February 12, 2014

The New Corvette Racetrack: the Good and the Bad

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Remember that motorsports park scheduled to be built next to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green? Well, I have some good news—and unfortunately, bad news—about the racing facility next to one of America’s Sports Cars holy sites.

  Comments | By - February 6, 2014

Father of Corvette’s Chief Engineer Takes Delivery of a New 2014 Corvette Stingray

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On Wednesday at the National Corvette Museum, Mat Juechter took delivery of a new 2014 Laguna Blue Corvette Stingray Coupe. Why so special you ask? Mat’s son is none other than Corvette’s Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter. We hear that Mat already has a vanity plate for the car: MYSNSCR. The car is Mat’s second Corvette, […]

  Comments | By - November 22, 2013

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