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JOHN LINGENFELTER & CORVETTES

JOHN LINGENFELTER & CORVETTES

Welcome back to Hobby Car Corvettes, our used Corvette resale shop located in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania. Over the past few months, we have been sharing posts detailing the contributions of many talented and brilliant Corvette influencers including Peter Brock, Harley...

When NASA & Corvettes Meet

When NASA & Corvettes Meet

While we here at Hobby Car Corvettes love all things Corvette, vintage is our preference by a long shot. We love the history and the stories that come with a gently loved Corvette from yesteryear. The story of the NASA Astronauts and the Corvettes is one of the most...

THE FIRST CORVETTE, ANNIVERSARY POST

THE FIRST CORVETTE, ANNIVERSARY POST

THE FIRST CORVETTE   Everything great, starts with a first. The first airplane, the first skyrise, the first ship. The Chevrolet Corvette, America knows and reveres today, is no different. On June 30, 1953, Chevrolet began production of a car that would turn...

PETER BROCK AND THE C3 CORVETTE

PETER BROCK AND THE C3 CORVETTE

PETER BROCK AND THE C3 CORVETTE   Thank you for stopping by here at Hobby Car Corvettes where we are all Corvettes, all the time. As used Corvette dealers here in Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, we have a deep passion for the history of the Corvette. One of the...

THE EVOLUTION OF THE CORVETTE STINGRAY

THE EVOLUTION OF THE CORVETTE STINGRAY

WHAT IS A CORVETTE STINGRAY REALLY?   Thank you for stopping by here at Hobby Car Corvettes in Martinsburg, PA. This week we want to talk about the history behind the Stingray emblem. While the Stingray is commonly thought of as a model of Corvette, that’s not...

World of Wheels – Pittsburgh 2019

World of Wheels – Pittsburgh 2019

We are finally starting to see some signs of spring here in central Pennsylvania, and we're super excited about it!  This winter was a long one and we can't say we didn't get a little stir-crazy.  A nice break from the winter monotony came in February when we visited...

Without Harley Earl, The Corvette Would Not Be

Without Harley Earl, The Corvette Would Not Be

HARLEY EARL GAVE US THE CORVETTE   As always, thank you for stopping by Hobby Car Corvettes. We share our love of Corvettes with the world through reliable and easy used Corvette sales.   Over the past couple months, we have been visiting the lives of...

BILL MITCHELL

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,...