Featuring members of Journey, Santana, Boston, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Steppenwolf, the group played some of rock’s most memorable hits to an appreciative crowd at Mid America Motorworks’ 2012 Corvette Funfest.
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Meet some of the people who make the world’s largest Corvette gathering possible, from fans of America’s sports car to the hard-working mechanics in the Install Dome.
This year’s theme was the celebration of the iconic 1963 Corvette’s 50th anniversary, and Y-body aficionados from every corner of North America gathered to enjoy a long weekend full of Corvettes, entertainment, and education. Check out our own exclusive Funfest videos!
One of the biggest feast days on the calendar of the Church of Corvette falls every year in mid-September, calling the faithful back to the dead center of Illinois and a little town called Effingham. Thousands upon thousands of Y-body owners and fans converge there each year, and every one of them has a story…
One of the really cool things about the Install Dome is that would-be parts buyers get a chance to see (and hear) what the hardware is all about on other cars before making the leap themselves. Each Corvette that came off the lifts with the eager bark of a new set of pipes was another temptation…
Mid America Motorworks’ annual Corvette Funfest always features some amazing entertainment on Saturday night, and this year it’s going to be like your classic rock iTunes playlist on shuffle!
The 100th anniversary of any given occasion is a monumental event and for Corvette, we have a feeling that milestone will spark a grand celebration. We’re a few years off yet, but preparation for the anniversary has already started with Mid America Motorworks announcing that they will seal a time capsule for 2053
The Mid America Motorworks Corvette Funfest was a blast last year and we brought you coverage all weekend long from the event. But nothing is like experiencing it for yourself as many Corvette fans know. That’s why the company is currently asking for your submissions for the 2011 Funfest Yearbook.
Mid America Motorworks’ Chief Cheerleader, and our good friend, Mr. Mike Yager, has yet again been invited to join the Expert Panel at the Corvette Market Insider’s Seminar, which is held every year in conjunction with the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Mid America Motorworks has announced the theme for the forthcoming 2012 Corvette Funfest, which will be held on September 13th through 16th of next year. The 2012 Funfest is set to be a celebration of 50th anniversary of the iconic 1963 Corvette Stingray’s debut – the “rolling symbol of the 60′s American Dream.”
Mike Yager, founder and “chief cheerleader” of Mid America Motorworks, is one of those great American success stories that help us remember that if you follow your passion, anything is possible. Yeager was recently featured on CNBC’s hit show, “How I Made My Millions”, where he shared his secrets to success.
PowerTV was honored to be chosen to provide a Celebrity Judge at this year’s Funfest, and now we have a look at a few of the other celebrity judges and how they go about making their selections.
Former Eagle’s guitarist Don Felder is a big fan of America’s Sports Car, and took some time at this year’s Funfest to share a story with us about just how close he came to getting a C1 Corvette of his very own when he was in high school in 1965.
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Choosing our three favorite Vettes was no easy task, as there were over 15,000 Corvettes in attendance at this year’s Funfest. But after much deliberation, and countless hours spent combing over the finest cars Funfest had to offer, powerTV’s Celebrity Picks were bestowed on these three remarkable Corvettes.
Corvette Funfest 2011 in Effingham, Illinois was an incredible time for Corvette owners and enthusiasts, and powerTV was lucky enough to have the event’s “Chief Cheerleader”, Mid America Motorworks’ own Mike Yager give us a full rundown of all the event’s highlights.
Once completed, the Wilhelms had themselves a looker of a Corvette that proudly honored not only Anita, but the millions of breast cancer survivors all around the world. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words, and the details found in this car tell an inspiring story of survival and triumph.