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Orbison's 'Vette was Great Bend man's dream car

A rare 1967 Corvette owned by singer Roy Orbison and later by Robert Martin, Great Bend. It is now owned by Rick Hendrick.

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Editor’s Note: A 1967 Corvette once owned by singer Roy Orbison is now part of the collection at Hendrick Motorsports, owned Rick Hendrick of NASCAR fame. For a time, that storied automobile was owned by Robert “Bob” Martin of Great Bend, the former owner of Christmas Fantasy Village. Martin died on April 9. The story of his Corvette was recently reported by The An abridged version of that story appears below.

n many of our day-to-day lives, our automobiles are where we get to spend some good, old-fashioned, quality time. So, imagine the tales these cars could ...

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