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  • 1962 sinkhole Corvette to be revealed

    On February 12, a special Chevrolet Corvette will once again find itself back on display at the National Corvette Museum (NCM). A Tuxedo Black 1962 Corvette—the final Corvette to have fallen victim to a sinkhole in 2014—will return to the museum after extensive restoration. The Corvette remained in a rather sorry state for the last few years, but last year the museum announced plans to restore the vintage roadster. It was the last Corvette left in a repairable state to be rebuilt. The sinkhole swallowed eight Corvettes in total. Five of them were beyond reasonable restoration, but...

  • This is how a sinkhole forms
    Here's how those sinkholes that sometimes swallow cars actually form

    A sinkhole is a devastating, geological assassin. It arrives seemingly out of nowhere and can cause serious destruction to roadways, homes and cars. But how does such a dangerous situation manifest right below our feet and tires? It's mostly related to water. This video provides a great visual...

  • Millionth Corvette
    Sinkhole Survivor: Restoration Begins On Millionth Corvette

    Last February, a sinkhole lurking under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky opened up and swallowed eight prized examples of America's sports car. Given the perilous conditions, it was initially unclear if recovery—let alone restoration—was going to be possible...

  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 Blue Devil Sinkhole Recovery
    The National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Is Filled! Video

    After the horrendous sinkhole that opened last year and swallowed a handful of priceless Corvettes, the enthusiast community was shocked and saddened. Now, that sinkhole has been filled, hopefully side-stepping any future collectible Corvette tragedy. ALSO SEE: Wife Demolishes Cheating...

  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 'Blue Devil' restoration
    First Restored 'Sinkhole' Corvette Rolled Out At SEMA

    The 2009 Corvette ZR1 "Blue Devil" was the first of three recovered cars to be restored.

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    National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Repairs To Begin In November

    The National Corvette Museum will begin filling in the famous sinkhole next month.

  • Corvette Sinkhole Extraction

    For car fans, it wasn't an easy sight to see: Several of the world's rarest Corvettes, resting in a crumpled heap at the bottom of a large sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Now, the future is looking brighter for three of those Corvettes, which General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has vowed to restore. Chevrolet will restore the 2009 Corvette ZR1 prototype known as 'Blue Devil', and the 1-millionth Corvette. It will also provide funds for restoration of the 1962 Corvette damaged in the sinkhole, which the museum itself will oversee. Five other vehicles...

  • Corvette Sinkhole Extraction
    Corvette Museum To Keep Sinkhole Open

    The National Corvette Museum will keep part of the infamous 'Vette-swallowing sinkhole open as an added attraction.

  • Baltimore sinkhole
    Cars Swallowed By Giant Sinkhole In Baltimore: Video

    Cars and sinkholes really do not mix. That much became clear when the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky lost eight rare Chevy Corvettes to a sinkhole back in December--and now a street in Baltimore has swallowed several more vehicles. MUST SEE: Watch Senna Catch Prost In The Rain At Monaco...

  • 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Mallet Hammer sinkhole recovery
    Eighth And Final Corvette Rescued From Sinkhole

    The Mallet Hammer Z06 was the last car consumed by a sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum.

  • 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 Blue Devil Sinkhole Recovery
    Three Corvettes Safely Recovered From Museum Sinkhole: UPDATE

    Work has begun in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Back in mid-February, a massive sinkhole opened up directly underneath the Skydome at the National Corvette Museum. Eight unfortunate Corvettes that were on display dropped into the hole, and the damage estimates began swirling in. These are extremely rare...

  • Chevrolet to oversee restoration of sinkhole-damaged historic Corvettes
    Chevrolet To Ensure Sinkhole-Damaged Corvettes Are Properly Restored

    The sinkhole that formed under the Sky Dome of the National Corvette Museum this week and sent eight classic and modern classic Corvettes tumbling into an early grave is an automotive tragedy. While we've tried to smile in the face of sadness, it's a remarkable and unfortunate loss to the Corvette...

  • What's really behind--or below--the National Corvette Museum's sinkhole?

    The government may be lying to us, friends and neighbors. Oh, they're always lying about something, but today it's about the National Corvette Museum's sinkhole and what really caused it: Graboids. You'll have to read the highly informative slideshow embedded below to get all of the facts the police and academics on the scene in Bowling Green, Kentucky are trying desperately to cover up, but the gist is this: That sinkhole isn't any ordinary sinkhole. MUST SEE: Satan Starts Car Collection With 8 Corvettes As Sinkhole Collapses Under Museum: Video Update It's not normal at all. In fact, it's...

  • Sinkhole swallows 8 Corvettes at National Corvette Museum
    Satan Starts Car Collection With 8 Corvettes As Sinkhole Collapses Under Museum: Video Update

    The National Corvette Museum has a lot of good things cooking, including a new race track just across the interstate. Unfortunately, it also has a big fat sinkhole directly underneath one of its display areas, which swallowed eight Corvettes early this morning--which you can now see in the official...

  • Kia Rio trapped in New Hampshire sinkhole
    Driver Trapped In Car As Sinkhole Opens In Street: Video

    A Manchester, New Hampshire driver got the morning commute from hell today, cruising down Beech Street and straight into a large sinkhole. Helicpoter footage of the incident shows a Kia Rio held up at each end by the rim of the sinkhole, huge chunks of asphalt and a gas line below. Firemen had to...

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