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Diane Klakulak publishes a monthly publication called Michigan Monthly that lists all the events going on in Detroit and the surrounding communities. It lists sports events, car shows, concerts, fundraisers, art fairs, and many other events. If there is something going on, it is on the list.

Click Here to download and see all the events for the month of October.
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On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 Leader Dogs for the Blind held their Double Dog Dare event at the Oakland Towne Center Building in Pontiac, MI. Participants had to raise a minimum of $1,000 to be able to rappel over the side of this building. All the entrance fee donations went to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

GMC Corvette Set Corvette Club's own dare-devil, Randy Haas, raised $2,000 for the privilege...
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By Keith Cornett in CorvetteBlogger.com

We didn’t see this one coming and it’s going to cause a major stir among Corvette Racing fans.

On the eve of the Monterey Sports Car Championship at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Sportscar365.com is reporting that Jordan Taylor will be replacing Jan Magnusseun at Corvette Racing for the 2020 racing season.


It’s the first major change at C...
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By Alex Sommers in CorvetteBlogger.com

In early September, Bugatti announced that a modified version of their Chiron hypercar had set a production car record by hitting 304.77 MPH. Many people said the speed record didn’t really count because it was a modified vehicle.

So last week, the French VW affiliate announced that they would build 30 examples of the improved Chiron, now badged Chiro...
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By Matt Foster of WNKY40

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The National Corvette Museum’s Skydome is most famous as the part of the building where a giant sinkhole opened up and swallowed eight cars more than five years ago.

But this part of the museum also displays the 74 individuals who have been immortalized in the Corvette Hall of Fame for their work with one of the most famous cars in America.
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By Chris Bruce in Motor1.com

To many folks, the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette is already a piece of art, but a new display at the Chevrolet entrance of the Little Caesars Arena now makes that point undeniable. The C8 'Vette has a place of honor as part of a sculpture on the wall over the door of the building.

Read More: Click Here to read more about this car's use as wall art.......
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By Sean Szymkowski in Road/Show By CNET

Corvette faithful, you're in luck. While we knew the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible was ready for a fall debut, we now have an official date on the calendar. Per a teaser from Corvette's Twitter account, the mid-engine sports car will pop its top on Oct. 2.

The official date also follows news from the Corvette manufacturing plant's manage...
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Professor S's, of Bull In Captivity, Financial Wisdom observes that

'There are two types of people and cars at car shows. Those with well maintained, fast, depreciating new cars and those with well maintained, fast, appreciating old cars. Both cars are nice to look at, both have literal curb appeal, and both groups are fast, but the financials are vastly different.'

For example: The Cost of ...
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Corvette Fest, the Day in pictures. The GMC Corvette Set hosts this Annual Corvette Show with the support of Canterbury Village and Wally Edgar Chevrolet. The GMC Corvette Set donates all the proceeds from Corvette Fest to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

The pictures trace the the day from venue setup, the first arrivals stacked in the drive waiting for the gates to open, the Club Members on the gro...
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It's GMC Corvette Set supporting Leader Dogs for the Blind day at Granite City on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019 from 11am - 11pm. When the server at Granite City is presented with the Leader Dogs coupon (found by clicking the link below), 20% of your total tab will be donated to Leader Dogs for the Blind. This will also apply to "To-Go" orders.

Make copies of the coupons and invite your friends to att...
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From USA Today

With the C8 officially unveiled, now is the perfect time to take a look back on past generations of America's favorite sports car. Check out these shots at USA Today.

Click Here to see great photos of some iconic Corvettes.
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By Patrick Carone in Entrepreneur

When it came time for Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter to convince General Motors execs that the eighth generation of the iconic sports car needed a mid-engine configuration, he had his work cut out for him. After all, since the first Vette rolled off the line back in 1953, the engine has been up front. One bigwig, however, didn’t need to be swayed. “...
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By Brian Havins in Corvette-On-Line

Unless you have been on vacation in a third-world country for months, it would be almost impossible not to know about Chevrolet unveiling the new 2020 C8 Corvette Stingray. The new Corvette has been plastered on social media platforms everywhere, and has the attention of the masses. Chevrolet states that the Stingray will house an LT2 6.2-liter engine crankin...
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By Keith Cornett in Corvetteblogger.com

As the C8 Corvettes are visiting different Chevy dealers on both coasts, we are getting feedback from some Corvette enthusiasts of the larger persuasion who are reporting that the new Corvette finally allows them to sit comfortably behind the wheel.


We just watched this video from Matt of LethalGarage and we are told he is a popular Camaro enthusiast...
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On July 19, 2019, fourteen members of the GMC Corvette Set Corvette Club and their spouses traveled to Kalamazoo, MI for a weekend of fun. Friday and Saturday were packed with events for the members with most members heading for home on Sunday.

The trip started on Friday with a tour of the Gilmore Car Museum in Hickory Corners. There were many steps recorded on our Fitbits as we viewed the many...
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Motor Authority Kirk Bell July 23, 2019

Corvette fans still holding out hope for a manual transmission in the C8 generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, abandon hope. Not only does the Corvette’s chief engineer and vehicle line director say the Corvette won’t get a manual, but building manual transmissions is a dying industry.

When I asked Corvette lead engineer Tadge Juechter at the revea...
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This Issue of UPDATE points the Fund Raising Spotlight on the GMC Corvette Set [see page 14].

So how do a bunch of Corvette lovers become so involved with Leader Dogs for the Blind? Through the Lions clubs of course! More specifically, through Erich Senft, a member of the Armada Lions Club of Michigan.In 1976 a group of GMC engineers who shared a love of the Corvette started a club to celebrate their passio...
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We go inside GM's proving grounds to find out how GM built a fake pickup truck and learned to reinvent its iconic sports car.

Ezra Dyer of Popular Mechanics Jul 19, 2019

About four and a half years ago, I drove the then-new Corvette Z06 at a track in Nevada. With 650 horsepower, the Z06’s rear tires struggled to cope with a firestorm of torque dispatched by the massive V8 sitting out ahead...
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Corvette pictures from the 2019 Corvette Fest

To view Robert Jason's Corvette Fest Corvette Pictures click here You can 'click on' any picture to open the picture in full screen mode. Use the > forward or < backward symbols to scroll through the pictures.



To see the pictures from the 2019 Corvette Awards Ceremony

click here

This is a new format. If the link asks you to full scree...
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By Jonathan Lopez in GM Authority

After decades of prototypes, speculation and hype, it’s finally happening: the Chevrolet Corvette is going mid-engined. Set for a debut this summer on July 18th, the up-and-coming 2020 Corvette C8 is poised to storm onto the sports car scene with an all-new platform that breaks from seven generations of tradition, marking a pivotal moment for the nameplate. A...
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In Autoweek

Corvette Racing's hopes for a magical victory in its 20th straight appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans didn’t come to pass, but the effort of the program was never stronger than what the team displayed Saturday and Sunday in the world’s biggest endurance race.

The No. 63 Mobil 1/SiriusXM Chevrolet Corvette C7.R of Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller finished...
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Several of the Club Members were at Fox News Morning Show to talk about our Club's work for Leader Dog and Corvette Fest.

To see the Corvette Fest Team in action, the video interview click here

We would like to thank the Fox 2 Morning Show for creating this outstanding video and story regarding our show, Corvette Fest.

We would further like to thank Jason Brown of Motor City Pubic Relati...
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The 2019 Corvette Fest Silent auction was a resounding success. Thanks to the generosity of the bidders and the donors we raised over $5,000.00 for Leader Dogs.


Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for the Show participants while the others, we sell at the Silent Auction.

Personnel from Leader Dogs for the Blind collec...
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The GMC Corvette Set raises money at our annual Corvette Fest to donate to our selected charity, Leader Dogs for the Blind. Sponsorship dollars enable us to host Corvette Fest, our major annual fundraiser.

Donated items help us add fun and excitement to the Corvette Fest; we use some donated items as door prizes for participants while others, we sell at the Silent Auction.

Personnel from Lea...
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2018 Advance Corvette Fest interview with Fox 2 Morning.

This morning, June 12, 2018, (WJBK) - More than 150 Corvettes will be on display at this year's Corvette Fest.

This year it's being held on Saturday, June 16 at Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind.

Erick Senft, the GMC Corvette Set Club President, joined us to tell us more about this ann...
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WJBK interviewed representatives of the GMC Corvette Set today, Friday June 16, 2017.

The interview covered Corvettes in general and the Club Show Corvette Fest in particular.

Corvette Fest is tomorrow June 17, 2017 rain or shine at Canterbury Village.

Click here to watch the 'On The Nine Article' and Club Member interviews.

Click here for more information about Corvette Fest.

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Posted:Jun 10 2016 02:37PM EDT

(WJBK) - The 12th Annual Corvette Fest is happening this weekend at Olde World Canterbury Village in Lake Orion. It's on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Approximately 150 Corvettes will be on display this year. Spectator admission to Corvette Fest is free and all are welcome.

The event benefits Leader Dogs for the Blind.

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Author Angela Caito A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. [WC: 1464]

Getting your Corvette Ready for Auto Transport

The Chevrolet Corvette was first introduced at the General Motors Motorama in 1953 as a prototype or concept car. It has since become the most highly regarded collectible car produced by Chevrolet and has been a centerpiece for sales for the company ever since.

The Corvette is a car that alt...
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One of the highlights of the 'See the Green in 2013' Fall Cruise was the dedication of a Club Brick to the National Corvette Museum (NCM).

We held the dedication ceremony the afternoon of October 10 th after a memorable tour of the NCM in the morning.

In addition to Club Members several dignataries attended the Dedication Ceremony. Captain Corvette made a rare appearance and Sponge Bob Fru.....
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Amy, Fox 2, interviews Members of the GMC Corvette Set about their Corvettes and the 2015 Corvette Fest.

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Orion Neighborhood Television (ONTV) visited Corvette Fest. Joe Johnson interviewed Tom Hoenle, President GMC Corvette Set, Jimmy O and several of the Corvette Fest Participants. ONTV made and broadcast a documentary of the 2015 Show.

The GMC Corvette Set thanks ONTV for joining us and making this outstanding 2015 documentary of Corvette Fest.

Here is Joe Johnson's 2015 report.
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Canterbury Village is hosting the 10th Annual Corvette Fest Saturday June 10, 2014. Wally Edgar Chevrolet and the GMC Corvette set present this Show. Spectators are welcome and there is no admission fee. Corvette owners can enter their Corvette in the Show and register at the gate for a modest fee. The GMC Corvette Set donate the proceeds of this Show to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

For complete ...
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Orion Neighborhood Television visited Corvette Fest. Joe Johnson's interviewed Tom Hoenle, President GMC Corvette Set, Maureen Smith, Leader Dog Special Event Manager; Club Members Bob Crane and Larry Dixon and participant Robert Frank. Click here to view Joe's video report.

Click here to learn more about Orion Neighborhood Television.

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See the GMC Corvette Set's Public Relations Team talking about their Corvettes and the 9 th Annual Corvette Fest.


Click here to view the movie [approximately 6 minutes]
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See the GMC Corvette Set Public Relations Team talking about their Corvettes and Corvette Fest.

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This is a 21 minute video.
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Several of the Club Members were at Fox News early Saturday morning to talk about our Club's work for Leader Dog and Corvette Fest.

To see the Corvette Fest Team in action, the video interview and read the story click here.

We would like to thank the Fox 2 Morning Show for creating this outstanding video and story regarding our show, Corvette Fest.......
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The owner of the 2014 Motor City Corvette Concours 2014 "Best of the Best" Corvette is a Member of the GMC Corvette Set!

The MCCC Selection Committee invited 3 Members of our Club to enter their Corvettes in the Concours completion for the Zora Dunov Trophy. This is an honor in its self.

Just looking at these 2 Corvettes the judges had a tough call to make. The winning Corvette is a blue C.....
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This is a story about Dick Grey and his Corvette Silverado

Click here to go to the Faces of GM Blog Site to read Dick's story. Be sure to scroll down to the video interview.
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'NAS T' took first place in the 8th Annual Corvette Fest Participant's Choice Award.

Bill Connell wrote an article about John and Kathy's 'NASTY' for his blog.

Click here to visit Bill's Blog and read the article.


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A Collection of Corvette Commercials - Enjoy

One Corvette enthusiest created this commercial for all generations of Corvette click here

1953 Corvette Introduction click here

1963 Sting Ray click here

1965 Sting Ray click here

1965 Mako Shark click here and click here for additional features.

1981 Corvette click here

2011 Chevrolet Corvette click here to watch 'Still Building ...
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Each of the more than 1.6 million Corvettes produced since 1953 is linked by a common thread, spirit that inspires people to adopt the Corvette lifestyle.

By Richard Prince Photos by the author. MAGAZINE Corvette August 6, 2015

Corvette began as a bold but risky experiment whose future was far from guaranteed. But thanks to the hard work of a small, brilliant cadre of supporters and...
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Alex is the President of his High School's Club called "Teen Car Talk".

Their Club's goal is to spread resources that they think are informative and fun to read. They are trying to make connections with other car lovers as well and have used the GMC corvette Site as a resource. They found a page about the history of the Corvette that they think we would enjoy.

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To View a video of Generation C1 to C5 Corvettes click here....
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Reprinted from Hagerty Magazine.

Jerry Burton's World of Corvette

The Chevrolet Corvette is one of America’s oldest and most revered automotive nameplates. And 55 years later, it’s not about to slow down.

That’s right. The Corvette has been around longer than the Bel Air, the Biscayne, the Malibu, the Chevette, the Corvair, the Camaro, the Nova, and even the Impala. A two-seat sport...
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These are the critical 4 constant in Road Racing.
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A voice with experience and another point of view.

The lack of collision energy management on the rear of semi trailers is reprehensible in a country that espouses having auto safety as a major federal government initiative.

It's almost a sure thing that the occupants of the Corvette were seriously injured, probably fatally.

The Corvette was more than capable of handling this collision....
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