Vette(s): SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible SOLD - "The Beast" - 1990 ZR-1 (#682) "BLKBRRD" - 1978 Trans Am, 400ci/285hp, 4 spd, Black w/black interior, Hurst t-tops
August 18, 2011
IN THIS ISSUE: - Tom and Karen Fuller Join One Acre Club - Museum on the Road - Z06 Fest in Less than a Month - Get a Quote at Carlisle, Get a Free Poster! - Build Your Own Z06 Winner Drawn - Corvette Store Feature - Seniors Save with National Seniors Day - Pre-Order Your Copy of The Quest
Tom & Karen Fuller Join One Acre Club
Tom Fuller has always been a "wrench twister" according to wife, Karen. He has rebuilt several Corvettes, and the couple enjoy collecting military vehicles, motorcycles, street rods, tractors and vintage cars in addition to running their farm in Suwanee, GA.
Karen said that Nancy and the late Al Jones (also One Acre Club members) were their inspiration for joining the Museum as Lifetime Members and that was the best thing they have done when it comes to Corvette ownership.
"We joined the One Acre Club because we felt it was a way to give back to Corvette and the next generation. Our grandson, Thomas V, loves driving the Corvette his Dad got in high school - so the Corvette 'heart throb' lives on in our family."
Thanks to the Fullers for their continuous support of the Museum. To learn more about the Motorsports Park project, click here!
Museum On the Road!
This weekend we're taking the 'show on the road' as we travel to both Road America and Back to the Bricks!
This weekend at Road America is the Corvette World Tribute, August 18-21, in conjunction with the ALMS GT2 Race.
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Chevrolet, there will be racing, touring, displays, presentations, celebrity guests, autographs, reunions, vendors, the traditional Corvette Corral and more including the re-dedication of the famous Corvette Bridge at turn 6.
Sunday, August 21 is the crown jewel of the event and the Museum will be fully represented by a booth. Check out our Vintage Race Car on display, as well as other goodies to be discovered. For a complete event agenda, click here.
Also this weekend is Back to the Bricks in Flint, MI. Highlights of this jam-packed event include a Friday night "meet and greet" with the Corvette Museum at 6pm at Brick Street Bar & Grill. Then on Saturday the event kicks into high gear with a car show. The top 50 cars will be selected, plus largest club, furthest traveled and 30 cars will be picked for the Motor City Corvette Concours. All 82 of these winners will receive a very cool Corvette trophy mounted on a brick.
Learn more online here.
Z06 Fest in Less than a Month!
The Z06 Fest – September 15-17 is the premier performance oriented event at the Museum, an event where you can enjoy everything you want and need to focus on speed and performance! Co-hosted by Z06VETTE.com, this exciting event offers drag racing, auto cross, tech sessions, seminars, road tours, a poker run, banquet and much more!
On-line registration closes at 5pm CT on Tuesday, September 6th. All activities are open to Event Registrants only. On-line registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque. Lifetime registration is $10pp, member registration is $15pp and non-member registration is $25pp. See the full agenda and register online here.
Get a Quote at Carlisle, Get a Free Poster!
Are you going to Corvettes at Carlisle this year? Are you looking to buy a Corvette while you are there? If so, the NCM Insurance Agency will be available to write your Collector Car Insurance coverage immediately!
We are conveniently located under the Grandstands which are connected to the Food Court, and in the next building over from the Orrstown Bank and Chip's Choice Display.
The NCM Insurance Agency is more than an insurance agency…as part of the Museum, we are pleased to offer Corvette, collector car and car club insurance. Our programs are not just limited to Corvettes – we will accept just about any make and model of collector vehicle! The NCM Insurance Agency has been writing business in almost every state since April of 2009.
We offer flexible usage as well as the Nine-to-Five Driver endorsement that allows you to drive your Corvette or other Collector Car to work up to 2 times per week. We also offer mileage options and many deductible options. Most importantly we offer an Agreed Value Coverage policy. We do not believe in a one size fits all policy, so stop by and let us tailor a package just for you.
If you come get a quote from us at Carlisle you can take a free poster that we had made by Sabastian Poole, a local artist! You must get a quote in order to be given a poster. If you are an existing policy holder you must visit us in order to receive one, we will not be sending any out. Limit one poster per quote.
We look forward to working with you!
Build Your Own Z06 Winner Drawn
Congratulations to Gary Pilson of Knoxville, TN! His ticket #059 was drawn today in our raffle for a "Build Your Own" Z06 or Grand Sport. We sold 1093 of the 1500 tickets.
Friday, September 2 at 4pm CT - and during our Anniversary Celebration Festivities - we draw a winner for our 2012 Torch Red Grand Sport Coupe! Tickets are $250 and the raffle is limited to 500 tickets.
Learn more online at corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883.
Corvette Store Feature
C6 Corvette Customized Shape Change Steering Wheel. Customize your steering wheel to your personality. Choose your colors and textures to design your custom steering wheel that works perfectly with your airbag and steering wheel switches. Improve the style, comfort and performance of the part you touch AND see the most in your car. All parts are hand-crafted in the USA. Corvette C6 2006-2011. Please note: Airbag, Bezel, and Steering Wheel controls shown for display only and are not included. $699.00
Seniors Save with National Senior's Day
National Senior’s Day is August 21st! To celebrate, those 65+ are qualified to upgrade to our Senior Individual membership at a discounted rate for a limited time. Now through August 21st , take $25 off when joining or upgrading to Senior Individual. Individuals must be 65+ and provide birth date to be eligible. This membership level is not available online, you must join by phone or mail only. Senior Individual membership is $500 for 20 years of membership. Not valid with any other promotions, on previous purchases, or existing orders. To view additional member benefits, please click here.
Pre-Order Your Copy of The Quest
You can own a copy of the story of a uniquely American ideal... and an emotional search for closure. This is the story of son Lance Miller doing what he had to do to fulfill his father's lost dream.
Producer of this 84-minute documentary, Michael Brown, will be at our 17th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, September 2 to autograph "The Quest." Pre-order your copy today at the Corvette Store online here for only $20.00.
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