BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - The recovery of eight classic cars swallowed by a huge sinkhole has begun at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.
The first car was pulled out of the giant hole Monday by a crane at the Bowling Green museum.
Cheers went up when the engine of the 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil was cranked up and the prize vehicle was driven a few feet.
Facility and Display Manager Bob Hellmann ended up in the driver's seat.
Chevrolet will oversee restoration of the cars at a Michigan plant.
(The Associated Press Contributed To This Report.)