Watch the Corvette Museum Sinkhole Swallow 8 Cars (Video)

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February 13th, 2014 is a day that will go down in infamy for Corvette fans the world over, as the day that a structural collapse due to a sinkhole, swallowed up eight historic Corvettes at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Theories as to the cause have spanned from fracking to sabotage and divine intervention; however, Jason Polk from the Western Kentucky University Geology department assures us that sinkholes are a natural phenomenon. Structural and geological engineers have ensured that the perimeter is safe, however they are still formulating a plan of action to remedy the situation. Executive Director of the museum, Wendell Strode, said the cars can be saved, and fully intends to do so. For a full story on the Skydome collapse, check out our post from yesterday (by clicking here). Below is footage from the security cameras in the building as well as from a remote-controlled (drone) helicopter.

Here is a full list of cars that dropped into the sinkhole:
1993 ZR-1 Spyder (on loan from General Motors)
2009 ZR1 “Blue Devil” (on loan from General Motors)
1962 Black Corvette
1984 PPG Pace Car
1992 White 1 Millionth Corvette
1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette
2001 Mallett Hammer Z06 Corvette
2009 White 1.5 Millionth Corvette




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