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Join us for the Detroit Public TV Dream Cruise Roadshow

Thursday, August 17 from 6-9pm

As we talk with car owners about their classic rides


For the second year in a row, the Dream Cruise Roadshow will be hosted by automotive analyst Bob Lutz, A Craftsman's Legacy host Eric Gorges and DPTV's Fred Nahhat. The event will feature classic cars and interviews from selected car owners. Watch ...
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The 2017 Corvette Fest silent auction raised over $4000. This money went directly to Leader Dogs for the Blind. The GMC Corvette Set Members would like to thank both the item doors and the Show participants for their support.

Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for the Show participants while the others, we sell at the Sil...
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WJBK interviewed representatives of the GMC Corvette Set today, Friday June 16, 2017.

The interview covered Corvettes in general and the Club Show Corvette Fest in particular.

Corvette Fest is tomorrow June 17, 2017 rain or shine at Canterbury Village.

Click here to watch the 'On The Nine Article' and Club Member interviews.

Click here for more information about Corvette Fest.

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PICKUP FOR PAWS BBQ at WALLY EDGAR CHEVROLET

Saturday June 24th from Noon- 2PM

We will have the GMC Corvette Set Car Club here with their Corvettes on display and some puppies from Leader Dogs for the Blind. We will also be having a BBQ lunch.

Please bring your donations and help our furry friends.

Wally Edgar Chevrolet will be collecting donations benefiting local animal charities du...
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The 30th annual EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition will take place on Father's Day, June 18 at the historic Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan.

This year's spectacular show will feature more than 300 invitation-only vehicles that highlight Body Styles that helped define car design for each era.

THE 2017 CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
• Lincoln Centennial: Pre-War,...
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Corvettes on Woodward at the M1 Concourse Wednesday August 16, 2017.

The exact start time is TBD. More important is they are building a 650 car paved parking lot near the tent, SO MAYBE 1000 CARS???. There will be two entrances to the parking lot. More details later.

I am planning to make the flag again on the skid pad so I need 58 RED, 48 WHITE and 24 BLUE CORVETTES. If you can participa...
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Source Corvette Blogger Keith Cornett - Jun 9, 2017

The Bowling Green Assembly Plant wrapped up production on Friday, June 2nd and so now it’s time to take our regular deep dive into the production statistics for the 2017 Model Year.

For the 2017 model year, Chevrolet built a total of 32,782 Corvettes. The number one selling model is the Corvette Stingray Coupe which accounts for 34.3% of ...
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By Jason Reiss in Super Chevy

Each of the cars we’ve (Super Chevy) featured thus far from the 2016 Falken Tire Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge has been a true muscle car. Camaros and Chevelles have dominated the festivities and we haven’t shown you any of Chevrolet’s true sports car: the Corvette. Until now, that is. Jane Thurmond’s 1964 Corvette (named Scarlett) is a true work of art....
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By John Tuohy in USA Today

A marina blue 1967 Chevrolet Corvette waiting at home helped Keith Richard Litavsky survive fighting in Vietnam so fierce that he won two Purple Hearts. And now the Litavsky family heirloom is up for sale at the Mecum Indy 2017 auction. Dwight Adams/IndyStar

Read More: Click Here to learn the story behind this special car and what it was sold for at the Dana Mecum ...
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By Chris Perkins in R&T

BMW is most famous for commissioning artists to paint crazy liveries on its race cars, but for this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, one Corvette is getting in on the fun. France's Labre Competition, which campaigns a Corvette C7.R in the LMGTE Am class, commissioned artist Ramzi Adek to create an original design for its car. The result is fantastic.

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By Will Sable Courtney in The Drive

On the off chance you think of police cars in Texas, you probably think of, well, trucks. Texas is more or less synonymous with passenger trucks; one in five pickups sold in the United States leave the lot in the state, according to Edmunds, and automakers tend to celebrate that fact by showering Texans with special-edition rigs. It's an image that's also hel...
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By Sean Szymkowski in GM Authority

Everyone’s favorite topic, that is the mid-engine Corvette, has been spun on the rumor mill yet again. This time, Wheels has divulged potential details surrounding the C8 Corvette, which is poised to be the most revolutionary iteration of the sports car ever.
To start, the C8 Corvette is tipped to become a truly global car. That means Bowling Green, Kentuck...
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The tradition continues! Again at the 2017 Corvette Fest Silent Auction we will offer an unique, hand crafted table lamp.


Jimmy O created the "Offerings at the Shrine of Speed" table lamp.


Club Member Bob S. donated the broken engine parts for the lamp. The parts are from his 1966 Yenko Corvair Race Car blew up at at Waterford Hills Race Course.

This is truly an unique lamp and would ...
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NEWS:
- Sales: Are the numbers as bad as they're saying?
- Delphi: What does spinning off Powertrain mean?
- Intel Autonomous Driving Workshop
- Acura TLX, Nissan Rogue Sport, McLaren 720S
- GM shuts down Corvette Plant Tours: What's up GM's sleeve?
- GM Opens Original Building in Flint: Durant-Dort Factory means what?

PANEL: John McElroy, Autoline.tv; Seyth Miersma, Motor1.com; Lindsay B...
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By Mark Sommer in The Buffalo News

Martin Milner and George Maharis rode a sleek, low-slung, long-hooded Chevrolet Corvette, wandering from episode to episode in the popular early-1960s series "Route 66." Jan and Dean and the Beach Boys sang about the archetypal sports car. Later, Prince did as well in "Little Red Corvette." Movies associated with fast cars have also long showed off Corvettes, ...
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By Will Sabel Courtney in The Drive

If "Take a tour of the Chevy Corvette factory in Bowling Green" is one of the items on your summertime bucket list this year, you might want to fast-track those plans for that trip down Kentucky way. Starting this June, General Motors will be closing the Corvette factory to the public for a year and a half. The National Corvette Museum's Katie Frassinelli tol...
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By Mark Phelan in The Detroit Free Press Auto Clinic

An open house (Saturday,April 29, 2017) featuring performance-car builder and enthusiast Ken Lingenfelter's massive collection will showcase around 175 cars and raise money for cancer research. About 30% of the cars in the collection are muscle cars, 30% Corvettes and 40% drag- and road-racing cars from the Lingenfelter family’s history of...
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By Greg Rasa in Autoblog

The 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 has been spied several times in the past year, in camouflage and in various stages of undress, and also alongside what we think will be the mid-engine Corvette that will succeed it. But now the ZR1 has been spotted on a field trip to the mother of all racetracks, the Nürburgring.

With the black camo gone, we can see just how aggressive it...
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Pat Goss in Motorweek

Frequently, some of the most overlooked parts of a car are its tires. I'm sure you know that maintaining the tire pressure is one of the most important things you can do. However, do you know what all the numbers and data on the sidewall of a tire tells us about that tire?

Watch the short Goss' Garage video with Pat Goss of Motorweek and Matt Edmunds of Tirerack to lear...
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By John Pfanstiehl in SuperChevy

Four small patches of rubber are all that keep your ton and a half Corvette going where you want as it rockets down the road. The horsepower and weight of some C2 and early C3 Corvettes hopelessly outmatched their original tires. If you’ve driven a 425-horsepower Corvette wide-open throttle on 7.75x15 tires you know what I mean. The match between tire and vehi...
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By C.C. Weiss in News Atlas

While Dodge has been busy making an absolute ruckus with the hellacious Demon, things have been quieter over at General Motors. A new Buick Enclave isn't exactly the vehicle to rattle the foundations of Jacobs Javits Center. But there is a bit of sports car news coming out of GM HQ, as Chevy celebrates 65 years of Corvette with the Carbon 65 Edition. The new Corvette...
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By Will Sabel Courtney in The Drive

The Chevrolet-minded mavens over at Callaway Cars have spent the last few years teasing the world with a concept best described as car nerd crack: a Corvette station wagon called the Corvette AeroWagen. (Well, to be more accurate, a Corvette shooting brake.) Whenever news of Callaway's storage-minded 'Vette plans would break, it always seemed just a little fu...
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By John Halas in Carscoops

(Think Corvette & El Camino)
We're no strangers to Callaway’s love for Corvettes – or any Chevy for that matter. Taking advantage of the successful launch of the recently introduced Corvette AeroWagen, Callaway is now expanding their reach with a new product offering that’s rolling to the New York April Auto Show.

You know the market rules and so do I, and w...
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By Aaron Brown in The Drive

Chevy is offering cost-slashing and package incentives to try and move more new Corvettes off dealership lots, according to CarsDirect.

The auto deal experts at CarsDirect found that Chevy is marking up to $8,000 off some Corvette Z06s and Grand Sports.

Read More:Click Here to read more about the optioned Corvettes that will receive cost reductions. ......
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By Pat Goss in MotorWeek

The single most expensive part of any automobile is typically going to be the engine. Yet with all of that expense involved, people still try to get away with the cheapest that they can as far as maintaining it. Oil filters are a good example. Why would you buy an expensive oil filter to protect that expensive engine? Or at least that seems to be the mental attitude of ...
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Chevy Hardcore

Thousands of car enthusiasts helped celebrate the Detroit Autorama’s 65th anniversary in early March and by all accounts it was an extremely successful event. With the coveted Ridler award up for grabs, the two floors of the Cobo Center were lined with incredible cars from both garage builders and shops all over North America.

Not a Corvette centered show by any means, the D...
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Click here to print the 2017 Corvette Fest Show Graphic.

Save the date, plan to bring the kids and spend the day with us at the 2017 Corvette Fest Show at Canterbury Village. We will have some of the area’s most memorable Corvettes and unique shopping opportunities at Canterbury Village on June 17, 2017. Show admission is free.

The 2017 Guest Marque is the Chevrolet Camaro. We will have si...
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This article is from The Detroit News:

Click here to read the Detroit News article on their web site.

The Detroit News is sponsoring a contest to determine what do you think a Corvette SUV should look like?

Create your own design and enter The Detroit News design contest. Our team of judges — ex-Corvette chief engineer Tom Wallace, Detroit News auto columnist Henry Payne and Detroit New...
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By David Welch, Bloomberg in Driving

Baby boomers are starting to outgrow their midlife crisis years, and that’s bad news for automakers who want to sell sports cars.

It was a sign of things to come this month when Ford idled its Mustang plant for a week as sales for the year fell 9 per cent. Other sports cars have faded at a similar rate, and even stalwarts like the Chevrolet Corvette and...
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By John Pfanstiehl in Super Chevy

The first weekend in March brings the Sebring Vintage Classic, one of the most enjoyable in motorsports. First, there’s the Florida weather, which provides a welcome escape from winter for half the country. Plus it’s a great value. A spectator ticket for three days of racing costs only $50, and for those who desire that includes dry camping. For others, the...
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From SuperChevy

The General Motors engine family commonly called the LS series debuted in the then-new 1997 model year C5 Corvette as the all aluminum LS1 V8.

Click Here if you are a "Corvette Gear Head" and want to know more about the history of the LS series engines from 1997 to present.......
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Feb 2, 2017 Stephen Mraz in A Skeptical Engineer

Two years ago, the new Ford GT was a sleek and shiny concept car that consumers didn’t know would eventually reach production. Before that, 2005 through 2006, one of its namesakes was already a production car with about 4,000 made over two years. And before that, the original GT40 was a British-built Ford racing car that enjoyed significant suc...
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Larry has compiled a busy Summer of Corvette Events

Save the Date Saturday April 15 Road Trip
Competition Corvette Club of Michigan
1st Annual Break Out Event & Fund Raiser
More information soon
I heard we will start early AM with coffee and donuts
at Matick Chevrolet on Telegraph Road Redford, Michigan

Michigan NCRS Annual Swap Meet April 23, 2017
Les Standford Annex
13350 Rotunda D...
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Turnology - Trevor Anderson

Imagine a place, hidden in plain sight, while sequestered away from the prying eyes of the public. This is a place automobile enthusiasts and race fans alike can call their holy sanctuary. A place of worship for the petrol-stained, knuckle-busted upper class. This place is “The Meyer.” Now without coming over all Rod Serling-esque, this place is a private collect...
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Activity has published in interesting article about detailing hacks and common household products that will help you detail your Corvette at less cost.

Remember Corvette Fest is June 17, 2017 and the Corvette Fest Judges award trophies to thoroughly detailed Corvettes and Camaros only.


The Web Master found these points particularly ineresting:
    28 Olive oil for leather
    19 Rubbing alco...

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At our Feb. 7, 2017 meeting, two significant presentations were made. 2016 was a great year for donations made by the club and its members. A check for $11,200 was presented to the Leader Dog President and CEO, Susan Daniels, by Tom Hoenle. Susan shared with the members that we have been supporting Leader Dogs for the Blind since 1982 and have raised over $210,000 in donations since that time.

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From Car & Driver

Since its birth in 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has been America’s sports car. That common refrain is not hyperbole: For most of that time, the Corvette was literally the only American-born sports car you could buy. Also for the better part of the past 60-some years, the Corvette has been a speed machine, offering similar performance to purebred European sports cars but for ...
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By Edward Jones in "duPont REGISTRY

What do you get when you install the Hennessey HPE1000 Supercharged Engine Upgrade in the C7 Z06 Corvette? One of the most exhilarating rides possible in the American sports car. In a new video by Hennessey Performance, the man behind the company, John Hennessey, takes an HPE100 Z06 out for a spin around their proving grounds.
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By Jerry Heasley in "Super Chevy"

David Hallman buys old Vettes to fix up and sell. The Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, enthusiast never could have imagined a trip to an automotive shop a few years ago would lead to what just might be the lowest mileage, 100 percent stock and "unwrenched upon" 1972 Vette coupe in the world.

Read More:Click Here to read more about David's fortunate find and see what...
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By Sean Szymkowski in "GM Authority"

The Bowling Green assembly, responsible for assembling the 2017 C7 Corvette and its handful of variants, is preparing for a lengthy shut down this summer, and that means time is ticking to place an order for a shiny, new Corvette.
Corvette Blogger has detailed the important dates surrounding the 2017 model year, and customers have until April 13, 2017, to p...
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Story by Brian Brennan in Super Chevy

Nowadays, technology is such that any Corvette out of the box is capable of providing an experience on the track to invigorate any of us. But for those who want more there’re already available option packages. There’s the revered Z06 option along with the Z51 performance package, but now there is the T1 Suspension Kit meant to be used with 2014-forward ...
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Story by Bradley Iger in HotRod Network

For sane, rational people, the C7 Corvette Z06 offers more than enough performance right out of the box. Chevrolet's current top-spec sports car rolls out of the Bowling Green assembly plant boasting 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque from its supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V8, enough grunt to go toe-to-toe with the most capable exotics from around the wo...
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Story by Sean Szymkowski in GMAuthority

Have no fear, the Bowling Green, Kentucky, assembly plant will be working long and hard to ensure supply of the 2017 C7 Corvette and its variants does not fall short ahead of a scheduled plant shutdown.

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Story by Drew Hardin in Super Chevy

When Motor Trend published spy photographs of a test mule that looks to be a Mid-engine Corvette, it opened the latest chapter in a saga that has been in the making for decades-literally.

Read More:Click Here to read more about the history of the Mid-engine Corvette and Zora Duntov's efforts to make it a reality.......
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Story by Viknesh Vijayenthiran in Motor Authority
It was widely expected to debut at the 2017 Detroit auto show on this week, but a new range-topping version of the C7 Chevrolet Corvette was nowhere to be seen.

We’re talking about the camouflaged C7 Corvette that’s been spotted testing on public roads for the past 12 months, a car predicted to revive the ZR1 badge. Car and Driver is report...
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Story by Michael Brown
If one day you find yourself in a Wal-Mart-size building in Florida and hear "cleanup on Aisle 3" over the loudspeaker, it's most likely transmission fluid or motor oil rather than a spilled carton of milk that needs to be mopped up. This particular building in Punta Gorda once was a Wal-Mart — all 100,000 square feet of it. But should there be any spilled fluids, they wo...
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IMSA/Datona24/Testing Report
Detroit– It’s time for Corvette Racing to again head back to the high banks of Daytona International Speedway for the first testing laps of 2017. The offseason hasn’t been much of one for the defending GT Le Mans (GTLM) titlists in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. But offseason becomes preseason with this weekend’s Roar Before the 24 and the prelud...
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Story by: Sean Szymkowski - GM Authority
Somehow, somewhere, this 1955 Corvette boarded a boat and made its way to Europe. That’s not the strangest part of this story, though.
This 1955 C1 Corvette is finished in a factory Copper exterior hue, the rarest color for any 1955 Corvette. In 1955, Chevrolet offered just five color options: Polo White, Gypsy Red, Pennant Blue and Harvest Gold. Each s...
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The GMC Corvette Set raises money at our annual Corvette Fest to donate to our selected charity, Leader Dogs for the Blind. Sponsorship dollars enable us to host Corvette Fest, our major annual fundraiser.

Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for participants while others, we sell at the Silent Auction.

Personnel from Lea...
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Story by Bob Sorokanich
Today's Corvette is the modern-day champion of the pushrod engine, its 6.2-liter V8 eschewing multi-cam nonsense for one bump-stick living deep inside the vee of the cylinders. Well, that could all change very soon, with a dual-overhead-cam engine potentially slated for the Corvette as early as 2018. Will this be the new LT5?

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Article from Classic Cars.com
Corvettes dominated the top sales at Mecum’s Kansas City Auction this past weekend (Dec. 3&4, 2016) with four 1960s models leading the list of highest selling cars and three others breaking into the top 10.

Mecum reported sales of more than $8 million for the auction at the Kansas City Convention Center in Missouri, with 357 vehicles and 124 pieces of Road Art s...
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Article from Road & Track
The muscle car world has seen quite a few stories involving stolen classics. Specifically, cars that were stolen long ago have been getting returned to the owners they were taken from, but at the expense of an owner that purchased the stolen car legally and had no involvement in the original robbery. It's a sticky situation.

Hopefully, none of our readers have ever ha...
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Article from USNews
In the Corvette world, the name “Grand Sport” carries some weight. It represents a lineage of cars that, at one time or another, have dominated both the road and the track. It started as a racecar, but today it is the most popular trim of the C7 ‘Vette.

But what makes this car so special to the Corvette world? ‘Vette owners are notoriously well versed on their cars ...
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In a tight contest Sponge Bob selected our President Tom as his host for 2017.

Hosting Sponge Bob is an awesome responsibility, not to be taken lightly.

Sponge Bob sponges off the Members for room, board, entertainment, care, keeping and travel. In short he expects to be treated as a Family member.

Sponge Bob selects a new host Member's household, each year, at the Club's Annual Christm...
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Article from GM Authority. Written by Sean Szymkowski
The 2017 C7 Corvette Grand Sport has received a lot of love, with many calling it the greatest C7 Corvette variant yet. By combining the cornering and aerodynamic capability of the C7 Corvette Z06 and the naturally-aspirated power from the C7 Corvette Stingray, the Grand Sport represents the best of both worlds. Deservingly, AutoGuide has name...
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Story from Road & Track
They had the tired, gray-eyed look of soldiers too long on guard duty. And yet the only guns involved were for spraying, soldering and gluing, along with welding torches, wrenches and. perhaps most important of all, the broad-face hammers of the metal shapers. Because of the pressing deadline some of the men hadn't slept more than a couple hours each night for the past wee...
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Story by Michael Brown
A few years ago, while visiting a mountain getaway place my wife and I own in western North Carolina, I took a vehicle into Asheville for service. I was there about four hours, and in the course of talking with the service manager, I learned about a Corvette collection that was nearby.
When he realized I was a "Corvette guy," he immediately said, "You need to meet Bill Mul...
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In this article AAA offers four tips on how to share the road with big trucks. Although meant for general audiences, these are tips that every Corvette driver should be aware of and heed.click here
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In 1971, ad man Danny Reed drove past a used car lot in Austin, Texas. It would be decades later before the lottery came to Texas, but he hit the jackpot anyway that day.
Since Reed was both a Corvette and U.S. space program enthusiast, what he saw on the car lot had him making a U-turn almost immediately.
"I had seen an article in Life magazine a couple of years before that," he remembers. "The...
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The C7 Corvette Z06 is an amazing vehicle that can compete with European models that cost more than twice as much. It's a performance bargain with a base price of $79,450 for a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 with 650 horsepower. There are only a handful of models on sale that can compete with the Z06 for less than $100,000. Even though the Z06 is a great bargain for its level of performance, it can sti...
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If you’re a fan of the Chevrolet Corvette, you know that there’s a big gap in both performance and price, between a standard Stingray and the high strung Z06. Well, you probably also know that that spot has now been filled by this Grand Sport. But, while the original 1960’s era Grand Sport was a pure track car, the 2017 version will spend most if it’s life on the street. So, let’s find o...
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The Chevrolet C4 Corvette was poised to be a major milestone in Corvette history. It was to be all new from the ground up and encompass the latest cutting edge technologies to make the car a world beater in a changing globe.
But, like all automotive manufacturers, safety and fuel economy regulations took hold of development procedures. Designers and engineers were challenged equally to create app...
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Thursday September 14, 2017 to Sunday September 17, 2017.

Carol and Sammy are arranging a Club Cruise to the Finger Lakes on the weekend of September 15, 2017. Sammie presented the overall plan tonight, November 1, 2016, at the General Membership Meeting. Carol developed the overall broad brush idea and Sammie is assisting Carol in looking after the detailed planning and the Member communicatio...
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Scott Teeters On September 5, 2016 (7:49 pm) In Car Features

It took 25 years to create their first “special edition” Corvette. Although the Silver Anniversary Paint was a $399 paint-only option in 1978, when combined with Aluminum Wheels shod with the White Letter P255/60R-15 SBR tires, this combo made for a fine-looking Corvette. Four years later, Chevrolet rolled out the 1982 Collector E...
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The development of Corvette racecars is a fascinating topic. Zora Arkus-Duntov was always pushing for more and GM brass was always reining him in. While precluded from being directly involved in racing, Duntov worked to provide Corvette racers with his “racer kit” options that offered improved suspension and brakes to go along with the hottest engine available.

Through the C1 generation, th...
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Every Corvette owner has his or her own ideas on the best features of America's Sports Car. The answers are as varied as the styles and custom looks of each Corvette. The writers at CorvetteOnline.com took a more technical approach and outlined the Top 5 Technological Advancements made by Corvette from 1953 through the 7th Generation. Mid America Motorworks is happy to present their findings here....
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There are additional pictures from Paul B. in the May 2016 Crooked River Gallery. click here

The pictures from the 2016 Corvette Fest Event are here:

General Pictures click here

Awards Ceremony click
here


Feature Album 'Through The Lens of Wally' click here


In May 2016 Google moved to 'Google Picture' and Grandfathered Google Picasca, the site we were previously using for t...
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The GMC Corvette Set's Silent Auction is over. We would like to thank everyone either as a Donner of goods and services to the auction and to the Silent Auction Participants their spirited bidding. The proceeds from the Silent Auction were just over $5,000.00! We donate this money directly to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

We will see you again next year.

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Posted:Jun 10 2016 02:37PM EDT

(WJBK) - The 12th Annual Corvette Fest is happening this weekend at Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion. It's on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Approximately 150 Corvettes will be on display this year. Spectator admission to Corvette Fest is free and all are welcome.

The event benefits Leader Dogs for the Blind.

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By Stacey Sherman, For Digital First Media
Posted: 06/07/16, 8:09 AM EDT

The tremendous amount of effort that goes into putting on the GMC Corvette Set Annual Car Show is matched only by the tremendous amount of passion the members have for their automobiles.

While the members might have varying interests in restoring, showing and promoting Corvettes, one thing they all share is a zeal for ...
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Author Viknesh Vijayenthiran of Motor Authority

It’s been a while since we last heard about alleged plans for a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette.

A test mule for what appeared to be a mid-engine model of some sort was spotted at a General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] proving ground in early 2015.
Since then the rumor mill has been quiet but Car and Driver has managed to dig up a few new details from one ...
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The GMC Corvette Set raises money at our annual Corvette Fest to donate to our selected charity, Leader Dogs for the Blind. Sponsorship dollars enable us to host Corvette Fest, our major annual fundraiser.

Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for participants while others, we sell at the Silent Auction.

Personnel from Lea...
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Author Angela Caito A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. [WC: 1464]

Getting your Corvette Ready for Auto Transport

The Chevrolet Corvette was first introduced at the General Motors Motorama in 1953 as a prototype or concept car. It has since become the most highly regarded collectible car produced by Chevrolet and has been a centerpiece for sales for the company ever since.

The Corvette is a car that alt...
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General Motors Co. unveiled its 2017 Corvette Grand Sport at the Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday.

The Detroit automaker said its enhanced chassis tuning and upgraded cooling systems and performance technologies in the Corvette Z06 to create the next generation of its track-capable performance car.

Click here to view the complete article from Turnology.......
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It’s hard to overstate the impact that the fourth-generation Corvette made upon its national introduction on April 21, 1983. Replacing a popular car that had grown very familiar through its incredible 1968-1982 lifetime was an incredibly fresh and forward-thinking new model that was completely of the 1980s, but would also prove timeless in the physical appeal of its crisp, unadorned lines; chief...
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Though an icon of American performance, the Chevrolet Corvette hasn’t always had a secure place in the General’s lineup. Most Corvette historians and enthusiasts already know that it faced cancellation multiple times early in existence, but the story of another potential death knell is just now becoming public more than 20 years after it happened, and the man best positioned to tell that story...
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One of the highlights of the 'See the Green in 2013' Fall Cruise was the dedication of a Club Brick to the National Corvette Museum (NCM).

We held the dedication ceremony the afternoon of October 10 th after a memorable tour of the NCM in the morning.

In addition to Club Members several dignataries attended the Dedication Ceremony. Captain Corvette made a rare appearance and Sponge Bob Fru.....
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Amy, Fox 2, interviews Members of the GMC Corvette Set about their Corvettes and the 2015 Corvette Fest.

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Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) visited Corvette Fest. Joe Johnson interviewed Tom Hoenle, President GMC Corvette Set, Jimmy O and several of the Corvette Fest Participants. ONTV made and broadcast a documentary of the 2015 Show.

The GMC Corvette Set thanks ONTV for joining us and making this outstanding 2015 documentary of Corvette Fest.

Here is Joe Johnson's 2015 report.
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Canterbury Village is hosting the 10th Annual Corvette Fest Saturday June 10, 2014. Wally Edgar Chevrolet and the GMC Corvette set present this Show. Spectators are welcome and there is no admission fee. Corvette owners can enter their Corvette in the Show and register at the gate for a modest fee. The GMC Corvette Set donate the proceeds of this Show to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

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Orion Neighborhood Television visited Corvette Fest. Joe Johnson's interviewed Tom Hoenle, President GMC Corvette Set, Maureen Smith, Leader Dog Special Event Manager; Club Members Bob Crane and Larry Dixon and participant Robert Frank. Click here to view Joe's video report.

Click here to learn more about Orion Neighborhood Television.

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See the GMC Corvette Set's Public Relations Team talking about their Corvettes and the 9 th Annual Corvette Fest.


Click here to view the movie [approximately 6 minutes]
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See the GMC Corvette Set Public Relations Team talking about their Corvettes and Corvette Fest.

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This is a 21 minute video.
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Several of the Club Members were at Fox News early Saturday morning to talk about our Club's work for Leader Dog and Corvette Fest.

To see the Corvette Fest Team in action, the video interview and read the story click here.

We would like to thank the Fox 2 Morning Show for creating this outstanding video and story regarding our show, Corvette Fest.......
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The owner of the 2014 Motor City Corvette Concours 2014 "Best of the Best" Corvette is a Member of the GMC Corvette Set!

The MCCC Selection Committee invited 3 Members of our Club to enter their Corvettes in the Concours completion for the Zora Dunov Trophy. This is an honor in its self.

Just looking at these 2 Corvettes the judges had a tough call to make. The winning Corvette is a blue C.....
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This is a story about Dick Grey and his Corvette Silverado

Click here to go to the Faces of GM Blog Site to read Dick's story. Be sure to scroll down to the video interview.
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'NAS T' took first place in the 8th Annual Corvette Fest Participant's Choice Award.

Bill Connell wrote an article about John and Kathy's 'NASTY' for his blog.

Click here to visit Bill's Blog and read the article.


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A Collection of Corvette Commercials - Enjoy

One Corvette enthusiest created this commercial for all generations of Corvette click here

1953 Corvette Introduction click here

1963 Sting Ray click here

1965 Sting Ray click here

1965 Mako Shark click here and click here for additional features.

1981 Corvette click here

2011 Chevrolet Corvette click here to watch 'Still Building ...
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Each of the more than 1.6 million Corvettes produced since 1953 is linked by a common thread, spirit that inspires people to adopt the Corvette lifestyle.

By Richard Prince Photos by the author. MAGAZINE Corvette August 6, 2015

Corvette began as a bold but risky experiment whose future was far from guaranteed. But thanks to the hard work of a small, brilliant cadre of supporters and...
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Alex is the President of his High School's Club called "Teen Car Talk".

Their Club's goal is to spread resources that they think are informative and fun to read. They are trying to make connections with other car lovers as well and have used the GMC corvette Site as a resource. They found a page about the history of the Corvette that they think we would enjoy.

click here......
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To View a video of Generation C1 to C5 Corvettes click here....
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Reprinted from Hagerty Magazine.

Jerry Burton's World of Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette is one of America’s oldest and most revered automotive nameplates. And 55 years later, it’s not about to slow down.

That’s right. The Corvette has been around longer than the Bel Air, the Biscayne, the Malibu, the Chevette, the Corvair, the Camaro, the Nova, and even the Impala. A two-seat sport...
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These are the critical 4 constant in Road Racing.
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A voice with experience and another point of view.

The lack of collision energy management on the rear of semi trailers is reprehensible in a country that espouses having auto safety as a major federal government initiative.

It's almost a sure thing that the occupants of the Corvette were seriously injured, probably fatally.

The Corvette was more than capable of handling this collision....
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