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1985 Lingenfelter Corvette Donated

In 1988, Bob Hunnicutt, a Florida car collector and hot-rodder, working with his famous tuner friend, Jim Formato, set out to transform a stock 240HP 1985 Corvette into what they came to call the “Bad Ass Vette of Miami.” Their timing was perfect because John Lingenfelter, who won an amazing 13 National Hot Rod Association …

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Couple Join One Acre Club

In February the National Corvette Museum announced that the “Acre Club” for the NCM Motorsports Park would be reopened, offering an additional 17 acres available for sponsorship. The acres were used to construct a berm, and are offered at $15,000 each, payable by 12/31/2016. Stepping up to the plate to purchase an acre were Dennis …

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Poker Run’s Proceeds Support Corvette Museum Fund a Fieldtrip Program

Some Corvette Clubs host a car show with proceeds benefiting the Museum, others donate their time by visiting and performing volunteer work but for one Kentucky dealership, it was a Poker Run that yielded donations for the Museum. On Saturday, April 9, Don Franklin Chevrolet of Somerset, KY and Museum Master Ambassador Adam Ellison (a.k.a. …

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1979 ‘Big Red’ Vette Joins Museum Collection

“It took me a couple of years to come to the conclusion to do what’s right for the car,” said Claudia Stodghill of Tallahassee, FL. Claudia’s brother, Bob Doerr (of Gahanna, Ohio), had left his beloved 1979 Red Corvette to her about 25 years ago, and since then the car has been lovingly kept in …

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