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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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Chevrolet Studio #3 Items Donated

Not only does the National Corvette Museum collect and display cars, but we also have a large collection of other Corvette “stuff” thanks to enthusiasts who want to see the history of America’s Sports Car preserved. This week we were lucky enough to receive some prints from Chevrolet Studio #3 (which later became the Corvette …

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