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Lauren Hargrove Freelancer

Lauren is a freelance writer with experience working for several enthusiast publications. She has a strange fondness for black primer, and proudly refuses to paint her '65 Mustang Fastback or the '61 Lincoln Continental. Drag racing has always been a hobby of Lauren's - actually more like an addiction.


No matter where you are in the world, if you do something stupid with a Corvette, you can be assured there will be plenty of people there to document your misfortune and share it with the internet….

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Ever worry about what happens when you leave your pride and joy with a valet or car park? This will not reassure you – watch as this C6 convertible gets abused on camera in a TV news sting… Yes, that’s a dog walking on it, in case you were wondering.

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Thanks to the period correct soundtrack for the driving sequences (aka car porn) this video is clearly representative of the early 90’s, but it makes the viewer wonder if tunes on the video were included with the complimentary compact disc and where the driver got his super cool gloves.

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Thanks to the impressive (by early ’90 standards) 375 horsepower created by the LT5 engine, MotorWeek ’91 and host John Davis decided to put the infamous ZR-1 to the test at the road course at Memphis International Motorsports Park. During the taping session the ZR-1 would be put through a wide array of tests.

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With the upcoming C7 Corvette lurking on the horizon, everyone is getting a little anxious to see the first uncovered and true working model of the latest and greatest American sports car. CorvetteBlogger was fortunate to receive a few spy shots of what is assumed to be the C7 (although heavily camouflaged).

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Arson is a serious crime, but it hard to imagine the horror to finding not one, but two of your vehicles were intentionally torched. Corvette Blogger covered the plight of San Tran Valley, Arizona couple who lost two cherished vehicles in arson attack on early Easter Sunday.

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Cars, trucks and motorcycles need to learn to share the road, including winding two-lane stretches that are favorites among performance enthusiasts. ABC15 in Arizona covered the collision that left two motorcyclists dead and C5 Corvette seriously damaged.

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This father of the year was driving drunk with his 4-year-old son in the C5 Corvette when he crashed into a parked truck. Then, this city councilman decided to attempt to flee the scene, but a group of bystanders were able to subdue the drunk politician.

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KIII News reported an alleged street racing incident in Corpus Christi, TX that sent two people to the hospital and four vehicles to the shop. According to witnesses the driver of the Mustang and the driver of Corvette were traveling at a high rate of speed when another driver ran a stop sign…

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Angus MacKenzie of Motor Trend and racer Justin Bell decided to put a ZR1 Corvette through the paces on the some Europe’s most inspiring roadways in the third episode of Epic Drives.

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Whether or not the newest Starz series, “Magic City” is a success, it has to be rewarding to see a vintage ‘Vette on television…

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Although drifting will always be a Japanese motorsport at heart, there has been a growing trend in the sport to make use of American made rear wheel drive V8 cars in competition. At a Redbull sponsored drift event in Kuwait an audience member captured a C6 Corvette destroying a set of tires on the course.

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At the most recent Texas Mile competition a C4 Corvette managed to pull off an amazing feat by running over 200 MPH in the span of one mile. For those unfamiliar with standing mile competitions, managing to break the 200 MPH barrier is an impressive accomplishment much like running a single digit time at the drags

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Reckless driving is the suspected cause in a Houston, Texas multi-car collision that left six people injured on March 24, 2012. According to KHOU.com the C4 Corvette was traveling westbound in the center lane of the road where the driver either lost control of the vehicle or attempted to make a U-turn.

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How many comic book geeks or graphic novel aficionados have wanted to know which Batmobile reigns supreme? Super Power Beat Down decided to pit the iconic ’66 Batmobile against the ’89 Batmobile in an actual street race.

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Pictures show the remains of an almost unrecognizable Corvette and the destroyed silver Nissan Pathfinder. Based on the damage done to the Corvette, it is not likely that car will serve as organ donor for another project; perhaps the mangled body of the Corvette should be put on display as a deterrent.

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