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Corvette Museum Celebrates 225 Years of Transportation in Kentucky

This year Kentucky celebrates a milestone anniversary – it has been 225 years since its admittance as a state into the Union. Originally a part of Virginia, “the Kentucky County” became the 15th state on June 1, 1792. To celebrate, the National Corvette Museum is hosting a special exhibit, ‘Kentucky: 225 Years on the Move’ …

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Exhibit Celebrates 30 Years of Callaway Corvettes

In 1987 Corvettes got a little faster thanks to engineers at Callaway Cars. What started in the garage of Reeves Callaway’s Old Lyme, Connecticut home has grown into a company with three locations (Connecticut, California and Germany) and four core business units: Callaway Engineering, Callaway Cars, Callaway Carbon and Callaway Competition. When the company began, …

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What’s In Your Museum: Fuel Injection – Because Racecar

While the National Corvette Museum rotates display cars on a regular basis, we have recently shaken things up a bit in our Performance area, creating a special six car mini display featuring fuel injection Corvettes from the very early days of Corvette’s racing history. 1956 This Corvette was Sebring Car #7 and was used by Chevrolet …

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Painting an Icon

The process of restoring a collector car is painstaking. From locating the parts you need, keeping it historically accurate, to that last finishing touch of a new paint job. Now imagine if the car you were helping bring to life was the brainchild of Harley Earl, and built from scratch by Corvette’s first Chief Engineer, …

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