What Corvettes were lost in the sinkhole?

What Corvettes were lost in the sinkhole?

What Corvettes were lost in the sinkhole?

The eight cars claimed by the sinkhole include the 1993 ZR-1 Spyder, a 2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1, a black 1962 roadster, a 1984 PPG Pace Car, the 1 Millionth Corvette (a white ’92 model), a 1993 40th Anniversary Corvette, a 2001 Mallett Hammer Corvette Z06, and the 1.5 Millionth Corvette (a white ’09 car).

What caused the Corvette Museum sinkhole?

After exploration of the sinkhole by karst researchers and compilation of the data, the cause of the sinkhole was determined to be a cave roof collapse in a breakout dome. The cave underlying the collapse is about 220 feet (67 m) long and 39 feet (12 m) wide on average with an average depth of 65-85 feet (20-25 m).

Did they fill in the sinkhole at the Corvette Museum?

With three of the eight Corvettes having been restored, and most of the sinkhole having been filled (a viewing window over a 48” manhole as well as outline on the Skydome floor of where the sinkhole was are the only visible signs that remain of the hole), the Museum decided for the fifth anniversary to give the curious …

What year did the sinkhole happen at the Corvette Museum?

We’re taking a look back at February 12, 2014 when news spread across the world about a sinkhole that swallowed eight Corvettes inside the National Corvette Museum.

What kind of corvette was in sinkhole in Bowling Green Ky?

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — A sinkhole collapsed part of the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky on Wednesday, damaging eight cars there but not shutting down the facility. Museum spokeswoman Katie Frassinelli said six of the cars were owned by the museum and two – a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder and a 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil – were on loan from General Motors.

What kind of car was in corvette sinkhole?

The other cars damaged were a 1962 black Corvette, a 1984 PPG Pace Car, a 1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette, a 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette, a 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette and a 2009 white 1.5 Millionth Corvette.

Is the National Corvette Museum still open after the sinkhole?

Frassinelli said no one was in the museum at the time. The hole is in part of the domed section of the museum, and that area will remain closed. That’s an original part of the facility for which was completed in 1994. No injuries were reported in the sinkhole incident.

When did the National Corvette Museum open in Bowling Green?

Opened in 1994, the National Corvette Museum sits approximately one-quarter of a mile from the GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant that has turned out every Corvette produced for nearly the last forty years.