35th Anniversary Bloomington Gold 2008

35th Anniversary Bloomington Gold 2008

Chevrolet Corvette History, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
In this blog post, we are looking back to Vette Vues Magazine September 2008 coverage of the Bloomington Gold Corvette Show. [caption id="attachment_6436" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Vette Vues Magazine September 2008 Cover: On the Cover: The 35th Anniversary Bloomington Gold Show was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois on June 26 – 29, 2008. This was the seventh year that the show had been held at this spectacular location. Bloomington Gold is America’s original and longest running Corvette show with participants and spectators coming from across the world to attend.[/caption] Photographer: William C. Wolf, IV The 35th Anniversary Bloomington Gold Show was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois on June 26 – 29,…
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Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to Auction

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_6412" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bart Starr's Most Valuable Player Award 1967 Corvette Goes to the 2018 Mecum Auction in Indy (Source: Mecum Auction)[/caption] Bart Starr's 1967 MVP Corvette will be going up for auction at the Mecum Spring Classic 2018 - May 15 – May 20 held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1202 E 38th St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46205. We learn from the Mecum's website that "In January 1967, the Green Bay Packers won the first Super Bowl under the leadership of quarterback Bart Starr. One of the NFL’s all-time greatest players, Starr led the Packers to a 35-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player." Bart Starr was awarded this 1967 Corvette Sting Ray Convertible for his efforts. This…
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2019 CORVETTE ZR1 TO PACE 102ND INDIANAPOLIS 500

2019 CORVETTE ZR1 TO PACE 102ND INDIANAPOLIS 500

2019 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives
[caption id="attachment_7319" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to pace 102nd Indianapolis 500[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7320" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to pace 102nd Indianapolis 500[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7321" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 to pace 102nd Indianapolis 500[/caption] Iconic supercar is 15th Corvette to lead ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ 2018-04-19 INDIANAPOLIS — The 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the official Pace Car for the 2018 Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and will lead drivers to the green flag on Sunday, May 27, for the 102nd running of the legendary race. It marks the 15th time a Corvette has served as the official Pace Car since 1978, and the 29th time a Chevrolet has led the field dating back to 1948 when a 1948 Fleetmaster Six convertible paced…
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May 2018 Issue Preview Vette Vues Magazine

May 2018 Issue Preview Vette Vues Magazine

Corvette News and Archives
In this issue we read about the forgotten Corvette Super Sport show car, the History of Body Kits from the C1 & C2 Era, the history of the C5, 1965 Mako Shark II, Kevin Mackay Interview, and more! [caption id="attachment_6387" align="aligncenter" width="600"] COVER OF THE MAY 2018 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6388" align="aligncenter" width="600"] ARTICLES IN THE MAY 2018 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE[/caption] #560 MAY 2018 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE, VOLUME 46, ISSUE NUMBER 10 4...Corvette Super Sport: Forgotten Show Car 24...The History of Body Kits (Part 1): The C1 - C2 Era 50...C5: 1997-2004 Retrospect 58...Restored 1962 Corvette Revealed on 4th Anniversary of Museum Sinkhole 64...1965 Mako Shark - II: Corvette Factory Show Cars - Part 5 82...A Conversation with C1, C2, & C3 Corvette Restoration Expert, Kevin…
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Corvette Racing 2018 at Long Beach Win Again!

Corvette Racing 2018 at Long Beach Win Again!

Corvette Racing News Current and Past
CORVETTE RACING AT LONG BEACH: Gavin, Milner Go Back-to-Back! Tommy Milner (left) and Oliver Gavin, drivers of the No. 4 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R, celebrate their victory in the GTLM class Saturday, April 14, 2018, during the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Grand Prix of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. It is the first victory of the season for Gavin and Milner. (Photo by Richard Prince for Chevy Racing). Seventh victory for Corvette Racing, Team Chevy in IMSA at Long Beach 50th victory for Oliver Gavin with Corvette RacingGarcia, Magnussen battle back to finish fourth in GTLM107th all-time class victory for Corvette Racing LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 14, 2018) – Corvette Racing’s Oliver Gavin and Tommy Milner raced their way to back-to-back victories in southern California by claiming the 50th…
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PHOTO CONTEST!

PHOTO CONTEST!

Corvette News and Archives
Post up your photos of your Corvette at a car show.  The Corvette with the most votes wins.  We are giving away 4 prizes.  Two people will receive a year’s subscription to Vette Vues Magazine, and two people will receive a Vette Vues Magazine T-shirt.  The contest ends June 30, 2018.  Contest good in the US only. 
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Corvettes Coming to Mecum Indianapolis Auction May 15-20

Corvette News and Archives
Mecum Indianapolis Auction to Offer 2,000 Collector Cars, May 15-20 Big-Tank Corvettes, Jim Street’s Estate and more among Auction’s 30 Private Collections Walworth, Wis. – May 2, 2018 – Staged at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis since 2006, Dana Mecum’s Original Spring Classic was Mecum Auction’s first-ever collector-car auction in 1988 at the Rockford (Illinois) Airport and is today among the world’s largest such events. Now in its 31st consecutive year, the Spring Classic auction will take place May 15-20 featuring an estimated 2,000 consignments from 49 states highlighted by nearly 30 private collections—many among the highest caliber of their kind. The massive lineup includes a plethora of Corvettes, among which are a 1967 L88, a complete set of N03-optioned “Big Tank” examples from every year of production and Keith Busse’s complete set…
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1968 Corvette Specifications

1968 Corvette Specifications

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information
1968 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) saw a total production of 28,566.  There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles.  In the post, we will look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices. 1968 Corvette This year (2018) will be the Golden Anniversary of the 1968 Corvette.  There will be special displays at both Bloomington Gold as well as Corvettes at Carlisle.  Check out our CORVETTE EVENT CALENDAR for the dates. The Corvette C3 was produced from 1968 through 1982 model years. The 1968 Corvette was produced in St. Louis, Missouri. 1968 Corvette Options & Specifications RPO#DESCRIPTIONQUANTITY$ RETAIL19437Base Corvette Sport Coupe9,9364,663.0019467Base Corvette Convertible18,6304,320.00n/aGenuine Leather Seats2,42979.00A01Soft Ray Tinted Glass, all windows17,63515.80A02Soft Ray Tinted Glass, windshield5,50910.55A31Power Windows7,06557.95A82Headrests3,19742.15A85Custom Shoulder Belts (std with Coupe)35026.35C07Auxillary Hardtop (convertible only)8,735231.75C08Vinyl Covering (for Auxillary Hardtop)3,05052.70C50Rear Window…
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1969 Corvette Advertisements

1969 Corvette Advertisements

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some vintage 1969 Corvette ads. [caption id="attachment_6983" align="aligncenter" width="776"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6984" align="aligncenter" width="776"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6985" align="aligncenter" width="776"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6986" align="aligncenter" width="1552"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] You might also enjoy some of the other vintage Corvette advertisements: http://vette-vues.com/join-our-blog/rear-vues-corvette-magazine-ads/ http://vette-vues.com/alan-l-beans-1969-chevrolet-astrovette/ http://vette-vues.com/1969-chevrolet-corvette-mecum-auction-t125/ http://vette-vues.com/1969-chevrolet-corvette-l88-convertible-goes-on-block-a-mecum-monterey-auction/ http://vette-vues.com/35th-anniversary-bloomington-gold-2008/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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1968 Corvette Advertisements

1968 Corvette Advertisements

1968 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some vintage 1968 Corvette ads. 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads 1968 Corvette Ads Are you interested in more 1968 Corvette Information? You might enjoy reading about some 1968 Corvettes that were on display at the 2019 Bloomington Gold Special Collection. 1968 Chevrolet Corvette (C3) saw a total production of 28,566.  There were 9,936 Coupes and 18,630 Convertibles.  We look at the options available as well as the interior and exterior color choices in our 1968 Corvette Specifications post. You might also enjoy…
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