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BILL MITCHELL

WHO WAS BILL MITCHELL?     Who knew, that on July 2, 1912, when a baby boy was born to a Buick dealer in Cleveland, OH, how greatly this minor event would impact the success and evolution of General Motors, and the Chevrolet Corvette.   As a young boy,...

MY VISIT TO HOBBY CAR CORVETTES

I FINALLY VISITED HOBBY CAR CORVETTES   This past Thanksgiving, I was fortunately able to travel home to Altoona, Pennsylvania to visit family and old friends. A bonus on this trip, I would finally be able to visit Hobby Car Corvettes, located in Martinsburg,...

“The Father of Corvette”

ZORA ARKUS-DUNTOV       All great ideas are born out of spectacular and curious minds. Everything we know and love today, came from someone who had an “A-Ha” moment and didn’t let it get away. For the Corvette we hold so dearly to our hearts,...

THE “1983 CORVETTE”

THE 1983 CORVETTE THAT NEVER WAS   As we discussed last week, the 1982 Corvette would close the door for the third generation. So it stands to reason that 1983 would bring us the exciting launch of a new generation, right?   THE NON EXISTENT 1983 CORVETTE...

C3 CORVETTE: THE FINAL YEARS

THE FINAL YEARS OF THE THIRD GENERATION CORVETTES   If you have been following our C3 Series here at Hobby Car Corvettes, you know that earlier this week we released our post on the final year, the 1982 Corvette. But we aren’t quite ready to stop talking third...