For Corvette-loving Dad and Grandfather, Cars are a Family Affair

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Bob Garofoli (left) and his father, Roberto, smile for a photo with Bob’s Corvette.
Photo courtesy of Bob Garofoli

Dads are often who we turn to for car help. Whether they helped you through your first repair, gave you advice while car shopping, or just wanted an excuse to spend time with you in the garage, we know fathers play a big role in the sentimentality of cars. In our miniseries “Car memories with dad,” we’ll share stories about and interviews with some car-loving dads leading up to Father’s Day. This series originally ran in June 2019.

I vaguely remember shyly checking out and sitting in my dad’s friend’s Corvettes as a little girl with my sisters. I’m sure I thought they were cool or fun, but undoubtedly didn’t understand or appreciate all of the work and passion that went into those cars behind the scenes.

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