Sixty years of Corvette history
From its start as America's answer to European sports cars in 1953, the Chevrolet Corvette has been a constant presence on the track and throughout American pop culture. Here's a look back through its history ahead of the unveiling of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette.
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Corvettes and NASA
A Chevrolet Corvette carrying a NASA “Astronaut” is part of the pre-race festivities at Daytona International Speedway, giving a plug to the Kennedy Space Center attraction. (Photo: ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images
The three of us may be reunited on screen, we may go our separate ways, or we may disappear from the television altogether and each assume a place, alone, in the corner of a pub where any unsuspecting passing drinker who strays into an exclusion zone studiously avoided by the locals will be subjected to a predictable ‘I used to be on TV’ routine.
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