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Two Racers Join Museum’s Performance Area

With most of the cars on display in the Museum on loan from private individuals, no two visits are the same. And on your next visit to the Museum you may notice two new racers to the display floor in the Performance Area. The first is a gorgeous 1963 Grand Sport II Replica on loan …

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1956 Corvette Donated

Like most enthusiasts, Terral Wittgow remembers the first time he laid eyes on a Corvette. “I was 10 years old in 1953 and my dad took me up to the Chevrolet Dealership in Norfolk, Nebraska to look at new cars. I can remember as though it was yesterday. I went into the showroom and there …

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Museum Welcomes Indy 500 Exhibit

At the Indianapolis 500, Chevy runs real deep, and it always has. Louis Chevrolet won at the Speedway even before there was a 500-mile race. Smokey Yunick, Jim Rathmann, Mark Donohue, A.J. Foyt, the Andretti family, Roger Penske… all are legendary figures at Indianapolis, and all are heroes to Chevrolet racing fans. The National Corvette …

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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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