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58GM To Restore Legendary Corvette Damaged In Sinkhole Accident

The car, the 1 millionth Corvette ever produced, will be one of three salvaged

General Motors announced Wednesday it would restore the one millionth Corvette ever produced to its former glory.

13Corvette museum to fill in sinkhole, leave five cars unrestored

Preservation or restoration. That's the question that faces anyone dealing with classic cars, and it's the issue with which the National Corvette Museum is grappling in the wake of the sinkhole that opened up in its midst this past February.

36National Corvette Museum votes to preserve sinkhole

Since the catastrophe, attendance has shot up 59 percent.

74Corvette Museum Likely To Keep Part Of Sinkhole

The sinkhole that swallowed eight cars at the has become such an attraction that officials want to preserve it

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it - and may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back inside the hole.

6Sinkhole Opens On Russian Freeway

Camera of close call for Russian commuters

A sinkhole opened in the middle of a busy Russian street, and it's caught on camera.

24Watch this Russian freeway sinkhole open in real time

Seems everybody's got to have a sinkhole nowadays, the sudden collapse of huge chunks of ground swallowing cars and homes in Baltimore, Buckinghamshire, Chicago, Ohio, and seemingly every week, Florida. Oh yeah, and there was that little disturbance recently in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

39National Corvette Museum may preserve sinkhole as tourist attraction

The people at the National Corvette Museum are hoping to turn a catastrophe into an opportunity for continued success. Since all eight cars eaten by the 40-foot wide and 60-foot deep sinkhole were removed and put on display, the museum has seen an uptick in visitors to check the wrecked 'Vettes out. According to CNN, attendance was up over 50 percent for March. The next step might be stabilizing the hole and making it a permanent part of the Skydome hall along with some of the most damaged cars.

17National Corvette Museum says last sinkhole car extracted [w/videos]

The 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Mallett Hammer Z06 has been plucked out of the sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum, but it definitely couldn't drive away like the 2009 ZR1 did when it came out. With the Mallet finally recovered, all eight 'Vettes that went into the hole are finally out after eight weeks of work. As you probably know, a 40-foot wide and 60-foot deep hole appeared in the museum's Skydome in early February, enveloping some of the rarest cars on display. General Motors plans to res

114Sinkhole Swallows Two Cars In Detroit

Car fell into hole moments after the first car was rescued

Two cars fell into the same sinkhole Friday evening, one moments after the first had been rescued after police failed to respond to the accident.

324Enormous Sinkhole Opens In Detroit Street

Chasm was big enough to swallow two cars

A sinkhole large enough to swallow two cars opened up during routine maintenance on a street in Detroit on Friday.

86Was the Corvette Museum sinkhole a conspiracy? This guy thinks so

About a month ago, tragedy struck the National Corvette Museum when a sinkhole opened up underneath the facility, swallowing eight cars and causing tons of carnage in the process. We saw it all on video, learned how Chevy would extract the damaged 'Vettes, and even checked in on the repair process. Terrible stuff, for sure.

14Watch the sinkhole work get underway at the National Corvette Museum [UPDATE]

Recovery and reconstruction efforts at the National Corvette Museum are moving forward on schedule since a sinkhole erupted in the middle of the museum's Skydome about two weeks ago. As of a few days ago, a crane was in place on a reinforced portion of floor to begin lifting the rare copies of America's favorite sports car from the Earth.

56Sinkhole Swallows Car During Hit And Run

Woman hits pedestrian then hits fire hydrant during get away

A Florida woman ran over a pedestrian and hit a fire hydrant Monday causing a sinkhole to open up and swallow a nearby car, The Sun Sentinel reported.

22National Corvette Museum to display sinkhole-damaged cars before restoration

If you've been following the news from Bowling Green, you know all about the sinkhole that opened up underneath the National Corvette Museum on February 12 and swallowed eight cars whole. You'll also know that officials have a plan in place to extract the cars from the ground and send them to Chevrolet in Michigan for full restoration. But in between, you might get a chance to see the damaged cars in their banged up, unrestored state.

60How the National Corvette Museum will extract cars from the sinkhole

The rescue of the eight Corvette display cars that were eaten by a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum last week has begun. Unfortunately, two of the cars are so thoroughly buried in soil and debris that they have not yet been seen. At least a geologist on scene says that he has not seen any further movement in the cars since the Earth consumed them.

38Florida couple drives 13 hours to see their Corvette in museum sinkhole

It wasn't any easy thing for any Corvette enthusiast to see, but the sinkhole that appeared last week at the National Corvette Museum tore a hole of its own in the hearts of Kevin and Linda Helmintoller. That's because their car was one of the eight Vettes that was sucked into the pit in Bowling Green. So rather than sit at home in Tampa, they drove 13 hours from Florida to Kentucky to see what was going on first hand.

276Chevrolet To Oversee Restoring Sinkhole Corvettes

General Motors will manage painstaking work to repair 8 prize vehicles

What Mother Earth devoured, Chevrolet plans to resurrect. The carmaker said Thursday it will oversee restoration of the classic cars swallowed by a huge sinkhole beneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.

26Corvette Museum sinkhole repair timeline outline, Chevy to restore damaged cars

The eight cars swallowed up when a sinkhole erupted in the middle of the National Corvette Museum earlier this week will be sent to General Motors Design's Mechanical Assembly, which handles restorations for the GM Heritage Collection, in Warren, MI for full restorations. Vice President of Design, Ed Welburn, will oversee the process.

81Security camera captures National Corvette Museum sinkhole as it forms [UPDATE]

New Videos Also Survey Destruction With R/C Helicopter

If you've been with us all day, you know that the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY was struck by a sinkhole early this morning. The sinkhole, which formed under the museum's well-known Skydome, swallowed up eight cars on display and caused untold dollars in damage. We've shown you the early photos, we've shown you streaming webcam footage and still photos of workers moving other Corvette display cars out of harms way, and now we have security camera footage showing the actual moment

24Corvette Museum evacuates at-risk cars after sinkhole [w/video]

Today's big news has been the 40-foot sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, that swallowed eight rare Corvettes, including two that were on loan from General Motors. After initially announcing that the rest of the museum would be open today, authorities then served notice that the entire museum would be closed for the day while they figured out what to do next.

102Sinkhole 'erupts' inside National Corvette Museum [UPDATE]

A 40-foot sinkhole developed inside the National Corvette Museum overnight in Bowling Green, KY, swallowing up eight vehicles, including two Corvette models on loan from General Motors. No one was in the museum at the time of the incident, which happened early this morning.

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