Hendrick adds the first 2014 C7 Corvette to his collection
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013
NASCAR team owner and Charlotte area resident Rick Hendrick purchased the first 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette for $1.05 million on Saturday night, SPEEDtv.com reported.
Hendrick, who is the largest Chevy dealer in the country, also purchased 10 percent buyers premium as well as a 1969 L-88 Corvette for another $1 million during the 42nd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event in Arizona.
Speedtv.com noted that Hendrick has purchased many other brand-new cars at Barrett-Jackson auctions, including the first production 2010 Camaro SS for $350,000; the first 2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Edition for $270,000; the first 2011 Camaro SS convertible for $205,000; and the first 2012 ZL1 Camaro for $250,000.