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"When we bought our first Corvette, we didn’t know it was the start of a new lifestyle." Boy, can some of us relate! Enjoy these stories of the enthusiasts – and the cars – who prove that Corvette is a lifestyle!

Everywhere we go, we meet someone with a Corvette story. Whether it is multiple generations of families holding true to the Corvette love, a Corvette Club, a group of friends, or the neighbor, co-worker or acquaintance who thinks Corvettes are really cool, the Corvette passion keeps growing. This collection of stories is told by the people who live the Corvette passion. From a love of America’s Sports Car that ignited with its introduction in 1953 to a labor of love Corvette rebuild that lasted 2 ½ years, these are your stories told from your perspective. Thanks for keeping the Corvette passion alive!
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  • My First Corvette – a 2014 Stingray!

    Steven Bell

    I've always appreciated Corvettes for what they are and what they stand for. My dream has always been a red 1963 Split-Window Sting Ray. But when I saw the new C7's, I fell in love!

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  • Persistence and Patience

    Bryan Webster

    "What is that?" I asked myself in 2007 at age thirteen when a C3 Corvette flew past the family sedan. I had no idea what this car was – all I knew was that I loved it! The fiery red paint, the sweeping body lines, the wide tires and that ever-so-soothing V-8 rumble had me hooked.

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  • Taking Do-It-Yourself to a New Level

    Bryan Fawcett

    Corvette enthusiast Bryan Fawcett purchased his 2007 Atomic Orange C6 in May 2013 and was looking for a project that he and his newly-retired father, Richard, could work on together.

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  • A labor of love

    Terry Cramer

    Terry Cramer saw the movie “Corvette Summer” as a teen and dreamed of someday owning a Corvette. In April of 2007 that dream became a reality when Terry and his fiancé, Kitty, purchased a 1977 “Corvette Orange” Corvette.

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  • Some things are worth waiting for

    David Herrenbruck

    David Herrenbruck’s passion for cars began when he and his friend Jeff hung around their older brothers as they tore up and rebuilt cars. His Corvette passion started in 2004 when a business trip brought David to Corvette Funfest at Mid America Motorworks.

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  • The Jent Story

    Carol Jent

    I’m Carol Jent and I have loved Corvettes since the day they came out in 1953. I remember seeing one for the first time in Decatur, Ill. in 1953. I was 11 and I loved it! I’ve always loved vehicles and I remember thinking it was a neat little sports car. I knew since that day, that I would own one.

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  • It is All About The Journey

    Glenn Russell

    Glenn Russell knew from his first ride in a 1967 Coupe at age 15 that he would own a Corvette. Thirty-six years later, Glenn and his wife, Wendy, purchased a 1986 Coupe to take on weekend trips. Those trips soon became a shared adventure.

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  • The Kraemer Story

    Frank Kraemer

    My name is Frank. 33 years after selling my 1964 Corvette at the age of 18, my wife, Barbara, and I decided it was time to add a Corvette to our family.

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