Tag: National Corvette Museum

Last Corvette Pulled from Sinkhole — Let’s Hope the Worst is Behind Us

Mallett-Hammer-Z06 featured

The last Corvette has been pulled from the sinkhole, but about the only positive thing I can make of it is that we’re finally over this dreadful part of the ordeal. Donated by Kevin and Linda Helmintoller of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, the Mallett Hammer was valued at about $120,000 at one point, but I can’t even begin to imagine how much money it would take to rebuild it.

  Comments | By - April 10, 2014

Workers Lay Asphalt for new Corvette Museum Motorsports Park

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Whew! There’s a sigh of relief. With all those unbearable photos of the last Corvettes being pulled out of the sinkhole, it’s good to finally come across some shots taken in Kentucky that can help lift our spirits.

  Comments | By - April 4, 2014

1.5-Millionth Corvette Comes Up in One Piece

Sinkhole 1.5 Millionth Corvette at National Corvette Museum (8)

OK, so it looks like it was part of a monster truck stunt gone wrong, but at least it’s in once piece. Corvette #1.5 million is the seventh of the “Great Eight” Corvettes to be removed from the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum.

  Comments | By - April 3, 2014

Video of ZR-1 Spyder Lifted from Sinkhole will cause Uncontrollable Sobbing

Corvette ZR-1 Spyder Removed from Sinkhole at National Corvette Museum Featured

Prepare your tear ducts: video of the 1993 ZR-1 Spyder being pulled out of the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum hit the Web last night, ­and it’s painful to watch.

  Comments | By - April 1, 2014

Crews Work to Retrieve Remaining Corvettes from Sinkhole

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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.

  Comments | By - March 25, 2014

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