Mini Corvettes hit the Track to Benefit Kids
There’s nothing like a little Corvette race for a good cause. No pun intended. This one featured Corvette go-carts battling it out in the parking lot of the National Corvette Museum for the 20th Annual Jr. Achievement’s Mini Corvette Challenge.
$20 million in greenbacks sitting inside the safe of my choosing is definitely worth more to me than $20 million floating in space. Apple pie à la mode is worth significantly more to my taste buds than apple pie paired only with a plate. One look at this week’s Wednesday wallpaper, and suddenly the equation “1 + 1 = 3” begins making a lot more sense. Don’t be surprised if your computer desktop whispers, “I’m extra worthy” after you plaster these ‘Vettes and jets on your computer screen for the week. I mean, “‘Vettes and jets” — the combo even rhymes, so you know it was meant to be.
The 2014 Corvette is revving up to add a major contribution to modern technology. Later this month, the C7 will take on the role of a semi-autonomous vehicle when former racecar driver, Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, takes the helm at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to test technology aimed at assisting people with disabilities.
Here are the mangled remnants of a Corvette after the driver lost control of the car on a Norwegian highway. Apparently, the Corvette hit a barrier, jumped into another lane and then crashed into an oncoming car, causing a few other vehicles (including a Dodge Ram … yes, a Dodge Ram in Norway) to wreck.
I always revel in sightings of major celebrities in Corvettes in California, especially when they are as big as this one. Maybe it’s the fact that after spending time in Los Angeles where so many celebrities drive Ferraris and Aston Martins, it’s always great to see one who has a little more taste.