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100 Year Old Corvette Enthusiast Recounts a Century of Living


Photo courtesy of Andy and Sue Schiestl Viola Schiestl White is sitting in a C3 Corvette that is considered a classic by car enthusiasts. Nothing unusual about that. What is unusual is that Mrs. White will be celebrating her 100th birthday on July 28, 2013 so she can recall a time when there were not

  Comments | By - July 16, 2013

Owner Recounts 40 Years Behind the Wheel of His 1963 Corvette Coupe

Photo Credit: Prestige MotorCar Photography John Mrock is one of those lucky folks who has owned the same split window Corvette since the late 1960s. Not only that, but he also has some great memories of cruising in that 1963 ’Vette along some of the best beaches in the world while he was stationed in

  Comments | By - July 5, 2013

1963 Corvette Brings Old High School Friends Together


Photo Credit: Dave Hon – Newton Daily News Sometimes a car is more than a car. Take Larry Clement’s 1963 Corvette convertible, for example. A member of the Class of ’63 at Newton High School in Newton, Iowa, Larry brought the Corvette to their 50th reunion in June, and it immediately became a symbol of

  Comments | By - July 2, 2013

North Dakota Woman Enjoying Life in Fast Lane in Her C4 Corvette


Photo Credit: Dave Wallis/The Forum Women can be passionate about cars, too. Take Kristi Zick of Kindred, North Dakota, for example. She grew up watching her dad, Roger Langlie, work as crew chief for her uncle’s Super Comp dragster team at a track. That’s the same track where she met her husband, Ryan, after first

  Comments | By - June 5, 2013

GM Makes Wish Come True For Man with Terminal Cancer

Here’s what may be the most heartwarming story yet about the seventh generation Corvette. It’s a story about a dying Corvette enthusiast and the amazing love that his family and friends – along with total strangers and a massive corporation – showed him in the final weeks of his life. Chuck Sheldon is proof that

  Comments | By - May 29, 2013

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