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4.05.13 Wil Cooksey, Longest Running Corvette Plant Manager, talks with Corvette Historian Scott Teeters

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Wil Cooksey inducted into the National Corvette Museum’s Hall of Fame Thursday, August 29, 2013 – Find Out Why!!!

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Wil-Cooksey-FB-GraphicWhy are Corvettes so special to people? Let's talk with Wil Cooksey and find out!

For our Friday Night Car Show it is with great pleasure to have former Corvette Assembly Plant Manager, Wil Cooksey as our guest. Cars and trucks are everywhere and we kind of treat them as if they form themselves and grow organically.

Not so!

" Wil Cooksey has the record of being the longest running Corvette plant manager in Corvette history with 15 years on the job. During Cooksey’s tenure the Corvette community saw eight Special Edition and nine Indy 500 Pace Car Corvettes, plus the introduction of the Corvette Museum Delivery Experience option for buyers of new Corvettes." – Scott Teeters

!cid_3444382837_673972Modern automobiles are now  required to do things undreamed of back in the olden days of the 50s and 60s. Plus, they’re expected to be nearly perfect in terms of fit, finish, and function. “High performance” cars are expected to not only be “high performance,” they have to be perfect to an even higher standard.

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