Scarlett Johansson Wows Crowd with C7 on Red Carpet
OK, let’s see a show of hands, or better yet, likes in the world of Facebook: who can’t wait to see “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”? Even if you aren’t a big fan of superhero flicks, seeing Scarlett Johansson chasing down villains in a 2014 black-on-black Corvette Stingray will alone be worth paying for that pricey IMAX 3D ticket.
The Corvette hobby has millions of enthusiasts, but few as recognizable and well-known as Terry Michaelis, president and co-owner of Pro Team Corvette in Napoleon, Ohio, and a Corvette collector who has owned some of the most important Corvettes ever produced.
Recently purchased by Corvette Forum member “WLDvette13”, this Arctic White C7 with the carbon fiber roof just does it for me. Because this Stingray has changed my mind about Arctic White C7s, it gets the nod for “Corvette of the Week”.
After much anticipation, the new racecar will make its first run at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring this weekend, America’s oldest and most challenging sports car race. Widely considered as the spiritual birthplace of the modern-day Corvette Racing program, the Sebring 12 Hours was the very first place a Corvette raced back in 1956.
Federal agents have arrested two men prosecutors say were running a $1.5 million racketeering scheme involving 67 stolen Corvettes. According to a 72-count indictment, for four years William Rocco (left) and Ron Mysyk (right) ran a major chop shop ring in Cleveland, Ohio where they paid thieves to steal Corvettes from dealerships for parts.