Bloomington Gold Corvettes Announces Move to Iconic Sport Venue

Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
Bloomington GoldNormal, Il- November 13, 2014- After weeks of speculation by the Corvette world, Bloomington Gold announced they are making the Word Famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) their home for 2015 and beyond.  In addition, the Show will change to a Thursday - Saturday schedule allowing for people to travel on Sunday.In doing so, the most prestigious and longest running all Corvette Show will be held at a sports venue that has been listed on the "Top Ten Things Every Guy Should Experience" as well as branded by Sports Illustrated as the "#1 Fan Experiences in Sports".The result is going to be an event that is not to be missed! Between Corvettes, Corvette Vendors, Certification Judging and all that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has to offer, attendees will leave the…
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CERV II at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle

CERV II at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle

Chevrolet Corvette History, Corvette Features, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
A mid-engine racer named Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle second generation (CERV II) was at the 2014 Corvettes at Carlisle. Check out our photos and coverage of the CERV II. [caption id="attachment_1955" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1956" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1957" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1958" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1960" align="aligncenter" width="864"] CERV II at Corvettes at Carlisle - Photo Courtesy of Wayne Ellwood[/caption] The Corvette was born in 1953 and in less than ten years, the face of the car changed dramatically, especially in areas related…
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Corvette Nation to film at Corvette/Chevy Expo in Houston, Texas

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Corvette/Chevy Expo will welcome the hosts of the new TV series titled Corvette Nation at their event in Houston, Texas.  Meet Bill Stephens and Maria Prekeges who host the Corvette Nation TV series and will be filming on site.Corvette/Chevy Expo will welcome the hosts of the new TV series titled Corvette Nationat their event in Houston, Texas.  The Corvette Chevy Expo, celebrating its 36th annual event, will be held February 15-16, 2014, at the Reliant Center, 8400 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77054. Bill Stephens and Maria Prekeges host the Corvette Nation TV series.  Bill Stephens is a Corvette enthusiast, television producer, host, and writer.  Maria Prekeges, is a host and producer for both Automotive and Sports TV shows.  Together they will be bringing their TV crew to the Corvette Chevy Expo…
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OVRKL 2002 Custom Corvette Z06

OVRKL 2002 Custom Corvette Z06

Corvette Chevy Expo, Corvette Features
In this blog post, we look at a Corvette named OVRKL. It's a 2002 Custom Corvette Z06 from Texas. This article appeared in the July 2013 issue of Vette Vues. [caption id="attachment_4275" align="aligncenter" width="700"] OVRKL 2002 Custom Corvette Z06[/caption] By: Bonnie Wolf Photographers: Mark Jenkins & Luke Bhothipiti This is a story about a man and his car that has gone from a daily driver with 113,000 miles on it, to Best of Show Corvette at the 2012 Corvette Chevy Expo. Chris Johnson, a 11th generation Texan, ordered her up new. Chris, only 24 years old, was fresh out of graduate school when he decided he wanted to buy a Corvette. He picked his new 2002 ZO6 Corvette up at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY and drove…
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A Banner Year for Corvette Pals

Corvette News and Archives, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
By: Christine Harrigan- McIlhennyThere’s nothing more that Corvette lovers enjoy than their highly polished “Great American Sports Car”, ready to display in all its glory on show day, except perhaps scoring some unique, Corvette swag from a great event, to adorn their garage or man cave! This year on Facebook, Corvette enthusiasts have the chance to score a special, first of its kind banner.  The administrators at the “Corvettes Pals” page are offering up this one of a kind banner that measures 2’x 10’, designed by award winning graphic artist Ron Palfrey, to be auctioned off on Labor Day weekend. All of the proceeds will benefit the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation!The Banner can currently be seen on the Corvette Pals FB page. Administrator Roy Oberg is pleased to say that…
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Downtown Carlisle Comes Alive with Corvettes of All Eras

Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
Annual Community Gathering Takes Place Saturday of Event Weekend Downtown Carlisle Corvette Parade and Street Party CARLISLE, PA – Live music and America’s Sports Car, the Corvette, invade downtown Carlisle for the ever-popular annual Downtown Carlisle Corvette Parade and Street Party.  Corvettes at Carlisle itself takes place August 23-25 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and the parade, presented by the Downtown Carlisle Association, is held on Saturday, August 24. The parade starts at 7 p.m. and includes live music and over 400 Corvettes spanning the history of the brand.  In addition, special guests such as the Corvette engineers will be part of the free fun too.  Showcased this year will be the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray.  Not only will the Stingray be a spotlight car onsite during Corvettes at Carlisle…
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2008 Bloomington Gold Corvette Vendors and Mecum Auction Photo Gallery

Chevrolet Corvette Photo Galleries, Vette Vues Magazine Past Coverage of Corvette Events
These photos appeared in the September 2008 issue of Vette Vues Magazine.  It's fun sometimes to look back and see how people have changed over the years. Here are some photos of some of the vendors that participated as well as some Mecum Auction shots from the 2008 Bloomington Gold Show which was held at Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, just outside of Chicago in St. Charles, Illinois on June 26 – 29, 2008.  You might recognize Lance Miller, Dick Guldstrand, Mike Yager,  Roger Reed, Joe Pruitt, Jack Podell, Al Knoch, Tommy Keen, Dana Mecum, Frank Mecum, Roger Judski, and Terry Michaels just to name a few. 2008 Bloomington Gold Vendor and Mecum Auction [envira-gallery id="6529"]  
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