Tag: National Corvette Museum

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

40th Anniversary Corvette Pulled from Sinkhole Paints Grimmer Picture

40th Anniversary Corvette Removed from Sinkhole Featured

After some cause for celebration over the fact that the first Corvette pulled out of the sinkhole started up, we’re now getting a better sense of what’s to come. The images of the second car extracted from the 30-foot fall — the 1993 40th Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette — paint a much grimmer, and perhaps more […] More »

  Comments | By - March 3, 2014

First Corvette from Sinkhole Fires Up

featured image Blue Devil

Well, as the saying goes – you can’t keep a good car down. Yup, that was pretty much confirmed today when the ZR1 Blue Devil that fell into the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky cranked up to the cheers of museum employees. Check out the video below. Images via [National Corvette Museum]

  Comments | By - March 3, 2014

First Corvettes to be Pulled from Sinkhole on Monday


Next week we will get a closer look at some of the damage those Corvettes suffered in the sinkhole disaster. Three of the eight cars swallowed up at the National Corvette Museum are scheduled to be removed from the hole by Wednesday, according to a recent WDRB News report. Some could be pulled out as […] More »

  Comments | By - February 28, 2014

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