And , P.S.
Can u tell me any other car (in the world) that has a dedicated
National Museum with specialized events for particular owners of their
car and broken down to their specific type , banquet dinners, expensive
prize giveaways, and informative technical seminars conducted by
factory personnel ??? This further justifys the fact that the Corvette
is a true American Icon . IE :
NCM (National Corvette Museum) Quick Links
Shop the Online Store
Become a member
Visit our home page
Check out our T-shirt Gallery for the lastest Designs!
Shop Online in the Corvette Store
$10 Could Win You a new Corvette!
Purchase Your Tickets Online Here
Own a True Piece of Corvette History From the First Corvette Assembly
Place Your Order here:
Become a Museum Member and Help Preserve Corvette's Legacy!
Over 28,000 Members Strong!
2007 NCM Events
August 30-Sept 2
Pace Car Event
And the Winner Is…
Congratulations to Charles Nixon of Forth Worth, Texas (ticket number
1166) drawn this afternoon as the winner of the 2007 Corvette Indy Pace
Car Convertible! Charles owns several classic automobiles including two
1965 Corvettes and was excited to be drawn as the winner.
Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket. Your next chance to win a
new Corvette is coming up on Saturday, September 1 as part of our Labor
Day Celebration festivities – six weeks away! We will be drawing
the winner of the 2008 Victory Red Corvette Coupe and tickets are only
$10 each! Take a chance and purchase your tickets online at:
http://www.corvettemuseum.com/raffle/index.shtml or call us at: (800)
2009 Caravan Registration is Open!
Register now and select your caravan route for the 2009 National
Corvette Caravan! Planning for the 4th National Corvette Caravan has
been underway for two years and the route captains have been working to
make each route as spectacular as possible.
Join thousands of other Corvette enthusiasts in August 2009 on a journey
you will never forget as you travel to Bowling Green, Kentucky to help
us celebrate our 15th Anniversary. Our website will give you all the
details you need to register for the caravan activities, contact the
captain for the route you choose, and sign on to be a part of the
“caravan chat” list to keep you informed on all the updates
and happenings. If setting off on an expedition of a lifetime with other
enthusiasts is your idea of fun – we encourage you to join us by
registering online at: http://www.corvettecaravan.com View coverage of
the 2003 caravan and festivities at:
Adopt-A-Corvette of Your Own Inside the Museum
Our “Adopt-A-Corvette” program opened in February and
several display cars have been adopted by clubs and supporters. This
program was created as a fundraiser to benefit our Building Campaign
efforts and to offer families, clubs, members and organizations a chance
to be a featured sponsor of a Corvette on display inside the Museum.
Adopting families or organizations can choose, according to
availability, a vehicle from the NCM or GM owned vehicles to adopt for
three months or six months. The adopter will receive a
“Certificate of Adoption” as well as a photograph of the
A professionally designed plaque with the adopting family or
organization’s name, city and the name of the vehicle and photo
will be displayed beside the adopted Corvette. At the end of the
adoption period, the sponsor will receive the photograph plaque by
mail. Adopt a Corvette for three months in return for a $300 donation
or for six months with a $500 donation. If you or your club is
interested in adopting a Corvette and would like to receive a list of
Corvettes available for adoption, please contact Membership Services
Manager, Stephanie Morrill at: email@example.com.
Get Ready For A High Performance Driving Event at Spring Mountain
We are pleased to expand our highly demanded High Performance Driving
program with our first-ever West Coast based event. On November 10th and
11th the Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in Pahrump, NV will be the
host site for the Museum’s 6th driving school.
Building on the success of the programs which have been hosted at
Carolina Motorsports Park, Putnam Park and Virginia International
Raceway, the Museum’s High Performance schools focus on handling
and performance driving, and put safety first as part of the experience.
Students will be assigned to run groups based on their level of
experience, from totally new beginners to the very experienced advanced
drivers. Students will have as much as 2 hours of class and 3-4 hours of
track time over the 2 day event. Students who are not solo qualified
will have an instructor in the car with them at all times on the track.
All participants will get a full two days of track experience, an event
shirt, lanyard & credential and dinner on the first evening of the
event. The cost to participate is $435 for NCM Members and non-members
can participate for a fee of $485, which includes a one-year membership.
Registration will open via our website on August 7th, 2007 at 8:00 a.m.
CT. Our driving events fill quickly, so get ready to reserve your spot.
For more information or questions, contact NCM Events Manager, Roc
Linkov at: firstname.lastname@example.org
C6 Corvette Sunglasses and More in the Store
There is always something new in the Corvette Store and this
week’s featured item is colorful and just right for hot and sunny
summer days. Take a look at our lightweight, scratch-resistant,
polycarbonate, premium sunglasses available in six colors featuring the
C6 emblem on the temple as well as the C6 script on the silicone temple
The polycarbonate mirror lenses are virtually shatterproof, and offer
maximum protection from UVA and UVB rays while providing optimal color
contrast, sharper visual acuity, reduced eyestrain and a special scratch
resistant coating. The C6 Corvette Emblem Sunglasses come with a deluxe
neoprene case which includes an extra set of driving lenses and comes
packaged in a gift box. Shop online in the Corvette Store and take a
look at these stylish sunglasses by clicking here:
http://store.corvettemuseum.com/detail.aspx?ID=883 or call us at: (800)
Have You Reserved Your Table at the 2007 Corvette Hall of Fame?
Many clubs, businesses and supporters are reserving corporate table
seating at the 2007 Corvette Hall of Fame scheduled as part of our Labor
Day Celebration August 30-September 1. Each corporate table will have
special recognition at the event and in our Hall of Fame program
available at the banquet, in addition to receiving commemorative glasses
at each place setting. Wednesday, August 1 is the deadline for you to
receive recognition in the Hall of Fame program. You can reserve a
corporate table for your club, business or organization by registering
online or by contacting Adam Boca at: email@example.com
This year’s Corvette Hall of Fame Induction will be a memorable
event as we add Corvette Racing Legend, Doug Hooper; C4 Consultant and
Technical Specialist, Gordon Killebrew and Project Opel Designer, Carl
Renner to our elite group of recipients.
The Corvette Hall of Fame is part of the many festivities scheduled for
our 13th Anniversary Celebration August 30-September 1. Find out more
and register online at:
Gavin and Beretta Score Sixth GT1 Win of Season in Mid-Ohio ALMS
The GT1 class in the Acura Sports Car Challenge at the Mid-Ohio Sports
Car Course was a tale of two Corvettes. It was the best of times for
Oliver Gavin and Olivier Beretta as they scored their sixth victory in
seven American Le Mans Series races in 2007.
Gavin and Beretta's 28-second victory over their teammates extended
their lead in the GT1 championship to 36 points with five races
remaining. Both Corvettes completed 125 laps around the 2.25-mile
Mid-Ohio circuit, finishing 11th and 12th overall. Beretta extended his
record for ALMS career victories to 34, and Gavin notched his 25th ALMS
win. Read the complete release at: http://www.corvetteracing.com
Corvette Racing's next event is the four-hour Generac 500 at Road
America on Saturday, August 11. NBC Sports will televise the race
tape-delayed at 2:30 p.m. EDT on Sunday, August 12.
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