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Larry Courtney Readies For Aug. 15 ‘Corvettes On Woodward’ Rally And Other Summer Sports Car Events

 Watch for Michigan Corvette ambassador Larry Courtney on the road again this summer at various sports car events in his U.S flag-wrapped “American Pride” Corvette. Courtney and his wife, Verna (above), are regulars at summer car cruise events throughout the midwest.“It’s …

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Heinricy Now Focusing On Mentoring Drivers and Racing His 2002 Camaro

Racecar driver John Heinricy attended a recent Detroit Grand Prix Corvette Caravan at Matick Chevy.Champion racecar driver John Heinricy is well into another busy racing season.Last year, of the eight regular-season races in his 2012 Matick Chevrolet-sponsored Sonic, the Clarkston, …

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2018 Corvette Caravan Experience Revs Up Owners At Detroit Grand Prix

More than 120 Corvette owners and guests enjoyed the annual Matick Chevy Detroit Grand Prix Corvette Caravan Experience. Pete and Renee Pellerito, members of the Eastside Corvette Club, were “pretty pumped” during a recent Saturday morning as they anticipated driving their …

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Corvette Racer Kellermeyer Eyes Another Strong Racing Season

 Danny Kellermeyer’s C7 Corvette shines during the 66th annual AutoRama show at Cobo Center in Detroit.  Racecar driver Danny Kellermeyer expects another impressive racing season that hopefully will mirror his title-winning ways of previous years.Last year, he repeated as SCCA Great Lakes Division …

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Driving Down Memory Lane With Highlights From ‘Woodward Dream Cruise’ And ‘Back To The Bricks’

Back to the Bricks crowds pack Flint.  Classic car cruisers from around the globe head to Michigan for two special events every August – the Woodward Dream Cruise, which runs along Woodward Avenue from Pontiac south to Ferndale, and Back …

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‘Corvettes on Woodward’ Cancelled, Yet Organizer Continues Tradition Of Donating To Food Pantry And Hosting Various Car-Related Tours

Hundreds of Corvette owners attend Corvettes on Woodward every year. METRO DETROIT — Organizers are alerting Vette owners that this year’s planned Aug. 16 Corvettes on Woodward car cruise, held in advance of the legendary Woodward Dream Cruise, has been …

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Corvette Owners Share Stories About Their Favorite Sports Car At ‘Corvette Generations’ Show

North Oaks Corvette Club.  If you love listening to sports car stories, then the annual Corvette Generations Car Show is a great one to attend and talk with ‘Vette owners. We heard all kinds of tales, from their first-time Corvette …

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Q&A: Behind The Wheel With Pro Racing Champion John Heinricy

John Heinricy and his Sonic. Racecar driver John Heinricy is keeping busy this season racing two vehicles, teaching amateur drivers to maneuver their way around racetracks, and setting fastest times when he gets behind the wheel. Heinricy of Clarkston, Mich. drives a …

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Huge Corvette Generations Car Show Moves Temporarily To New Location

Metro Detroit’s Fifth Annual Corvette Generations Car Show is changing things up this year. Due to a major construction project in downtown Birmingham, Mich. — the Corvette Generations Car Show’s normal location — this year’s gathering of beautiful Corvettes will be held …

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‘It’s Like We’re In Another World’ Say Matick Chevy Corvette Caravan Fans About Their Belle Isle Grand Prix Fun

They’re off to the Detroit Grand Prix with the Matick Chevy Corvette Caravan. The sixth annual event drew more than 125 Corvette owners for a day packed with a starter’s breakfast, Corvette camaraderie, racing fun and more.  Corvette owners and …

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