Rick Hendrick Buys First Production 2014 C7 Corvette
CHARLOTTE,NC--Hendrick Motorsports owner, Rick Hendrick, purchased the first production 2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette for $1.05 million at the Barrett Jackson auction, according to SPEED.
Hendrick, Charlotte resident, purchased the 2014 C7 Corvette along with a 1969 L-88 for $1 million.
The Nascar team owner was accompanied by Jeff Gordon who high fived him after the winning bid.
Among his prior “firsts” purchased at various Barrett-Jackson auctions, Hendrick bought 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. (according to SPEED)
“Because I’m a Chevy dealer, and because new and used we sell more than anybody else in the country, it would be a nice piece for the museum (the Hendrick Heritage Collection), it would a nice piece to take around to the stores, and to have the first one of this generation would be great.”(Hendrick's told SPEED)