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Corvette Today Podcast: TONS OF NEWS THIS WEEK

We've been doing Corvette news & headlines podcasts on CORVETTE TODAY since September 2020. I don't remember ever doing a news & headlines podcast with this much critical information packed into one podcast! This is a "must listen" to podcast. Here are a few of the topics covered in this episode....

1. Chevrolet confirms the introduction this Fall of the 2023 C8 Z06 with a new video release-and it sounds like a Ferrari
2. Corvette dominates sales in Q2 2021
3. Chevy dealerships have received their first 2022 C8 allocations
4. Callaway looks ahead to 2022 and the Callaway C8 Corvette
5. Right-hand drive C8 is revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK
6. New GT-3 spec C8.R expected in 2024
7. California will start failing cars with tuned ECU’s during smog checks
8. The National Corvette Museum delivers their 14,000th Corvette
9. A couple exchanges wedding vows before taking delivery of their C8 at the NCM
10. "Life in the Fast Lane" by The Eagles is a story of cocaine and a fast Corvette
11. Sigala Designs shows off a completed widebody kit for the C8
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Stupid Crook Caught!

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  • Stupid Crook Caught!

    Nice when a stolen Corvette, gets recaptured without injury. Thank you CorvetteBlogger for finding and sharing this article, especially with its happy ending.

    Originally posted by CorvetteBlogger
    Cops Go Into Stealth Mode to Capture Women in a Stolen C6 Corvette ZR1

    Mitch Talley
    Jul 19, 2018
    [STOLEN] Cops Go Into Stealth Mode to Capture Women in a Stolen C6 Corvette ZR1
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    With prices falling so low on used C6 ZR1 Corvettes these days, some buyers may feel like they’re stealing the Chevrolet supercar that originally sold for more than $120,000.

    A woman in Tennessee, however, apparently felt the prices are still too high and decided to make a ZR1 an even better deal – by allegedly stealing it.

    But some great police work – undercover – led to the apprehension of the alleged car thief and the recovery of the yellow ZR1 Monday afternoon in Shelbyville, Tennessee.

    The suspect, 35-year-old Sally Decator, had a Florida driver’s license and is accused of taking the ZR1 from a home near Joe B. Jackson Parkway in Murfreesboro, just outside of Nashville, early Monday afternoon.

    Any ZR1 – and especially a yellow one at that adorned with Corvette Racing logos on the doors – isn’t the most inconspicuous vehicle to steal, so a 911 call soon had Rutherford County deputies on the trail of the hot Chevy.

    Choosing to keep other motorists safe amidst a maze of country roads, the lawmen soon stopped the chase, but a Bedford County deputy was able to pick up the scent but likewise terminated the pursuit as a safety precaution.

    “When our deputies attempted to stop her she began driving recklessly at 4 p.m. on a Monday,” Chief Deputy Jason Williams of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office said. “We didn’t want to pressure her into anything stupid. We pulled marked units out of the area and trailed her with unmarked vehicles. She slowed down to normal speeds.”

    That turned out to be the ticket to apprehending the suspect and the car with no one hurt.

    Acting deputy chief Brian Crews and officer Michael Taylor of the Shelbyville Police Department followed Decator in unmarked cars.

    “She never knew I was police so I just hung out in the area,” Crews said. “I was at the red light with her at Peacock Lane and North Main Street side by side and she never knew it was me. I was trying to keep the marked units out of the area in hopes she would park and she did.”

    Once Decator had stopped at a building on US 231, Crews said he was able to block her in and take her into custody with the help of Officer Taylor.

    “She was totally uncooperative and refused to provide her name,” Crews said.

    Now Decator is behind bars, facing charges of aggravated burglary, theft, and evading arrest by motor vehicle.

    “Pretty nice car but wrong color car to try to hide in,” Crews said.


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  • #2
    As they say, "Play stupid games, win stupid prizes."


    • #3
      Well, she did a better job of driving than the person in the brand new GS (on another thread)
      Vin # 2539
      Torch Red LT2 Z51


      • #4
        Wonder if this chase and capture will show up on COPS?