Hendrick Pays $800,000 for First Convertible Z06
Anyone who knows anything about Barrett-Jackson Corvettes had to figure NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick would be taking home the first retail model of the convertible Z06.
Calling all Corvette enthusiasts: Chevy is revving up to auction the first 2015 Corvette Stingray. There’s still hope that Rick Hendrick might pass on this Barrett-Jackson auction in Las Vegas.
Well, you can add the first retail model of the 2015 Corvette Z06 to the coveted car collection of motorsports king, Rick Hendrick. The chairman of the Hendrick Automotive Group paid $1 million for the car at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Florida this past weekend. Not that it really should come as a big surprise: Mr. Hendrick, an avid Corvette enthusiast, also paid $1 million for the first production model of the 2014 Stingray last year at a Barrett-Jackson auction.
On Friday at 6 pm EST, the 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible made its way to the center stage at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Palm Beach. Up for grabs was the right to buy the very first retail production Corvette Stingray Convertible when it becomes available later this year. In the front row
It’s become something of a weekend tradition for many folks to watch Sunday Morning on CBS. This past week, reporter Lee Cowan took the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray for a spin, including a trip down Memory Lane, and the result was a very flattering video about our favorite sports car. “General Motors is hoping the