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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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3.22.2013 Keith Cornett of CorvetteBlogger.com Blends Corvettes & Blogging

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Scott talks with CorvetteBlogger.com and VetteFinders.com owner, Keith Cornett about the love of Corvettes and how to create a successful online magazine in the world of blogging.

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CorvetteBlogger-FB-72Our guest is Keith Cornett, a modern Corvette guy. He has a deep appreciation for the car’s long and rich past and even owns his Dad’s tuxedo black 1966 Corvette 327 small-block Roadster. And he knows his way around modern Corvettes too and has blended his passion for Corvettes with his passion for the internet and the blogosphere.

Keith is the owner of one of the most successful Corvette blogs in the Corvette community. CorvetteBlogger.com is updated several times a day with varied, interesting, feature-filled posts that are always fun to check out. You never know what you’ll find when you go to CorvetteBlogger.com – videos, slide shows from car shows, interviews, sales stats for Corvettes, Chevrolet press releases, auction results, quirky Corvette items, unusual Corvettes on eBay, Vettes in the news, personality features, and on and on.

Keith has created an online Corvette magazine that’s updated every day! That’s what makes it fresh, exciting, and fun. This show we talk with Keith about his intense interest in Corvettes and how he blends it with his passion for the internet, websites, and eventually blogging. But if we set aside the razzle-dazzle of Corvettes, what Keith has done with his passion could be applied to anyone’s passion.

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