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8/7/10 8:52pm - Original Message: 'NCM eNews - August 5, 2010'
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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

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National Corvette Museum eNews
  AUGUST 5, 2010
Take the Ride of a Lifetime at the NCM Anniversary Celebration

Be one of 15 lucky people to take a victory lap in the very Corvette that Briggs Cunningham took to Le Mans in 1960, which won its class for the first time in history. During the 16th Anniversary Event September 2-4 at the National Corvette Museum, Lance Miller will be allowing a limited number of enthusiasts the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take the passenger seat for a victory lap around the National Corvette Museum in this historic race car.

For a donation of $100 to benefit the National Corvette Museum and the Chip Miller Foundation, participants will enjoy two laps around the Museum with professionally shot pictures capturing the experience. Afterward you’ll get a complimentary photo, special poster and a certificate signed by Lance Miller and Wendell Strode to commemorate the event and thank you for your support.

Sign up for these limited spots through the event registration online beginning Friday.

2011 Crystal Red Grand Sport Winner Drawn

Congratulations to Jonathan Carle of Warner Robins, GA! He held winning ticket number 178 in today's raffle for a 2011 Crystal Red Grand Sport! We sold 467 of the 500 tickets.

Next week is your chance to win a 2011 "Build Your Own" Grand Sport with $50,000 Cash Option!

Tickets are only $100 and the raffle is limited to 1,994 tickets. The drawing is Thursday, August 12 at 2pm Central Time, so get yours today online at corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883.

Holley LS Fest Coming to Bowling Green

September 10-12, 2010 marks a new event for Holley Performance Products - an LS Fest in conjunction with Hot Rod Magazine and GM Performance Parts.

The event takes place at Beech Bend Raceway and includes drag racing, engine swap challenge, autocross, speed stop challenge, show & shine, countryside cruise, vendors and much more. Spectator tickets start at just $10, and participant packages start at $55. Visit holleylsfest.com to learn more... and be sure to stop by and visit us while you're in town!

Insurance Offerings by NCM Agency

The National Corvette Museum has expanded our insurance offerings to fit just about any needs! Check out our coverage:

  • Collector Cars – any year collector car, yes even new Corvettes. We even insure ALL other types of Collector Cars, not just Corvettes.  The Collector Car policy will not cover vehicles used for errands or daily use type activities.
  • Car Club Liability Coverage and Directors & Officers Coverage – Helps protect the club from being sued if something happens while at a club sponsored show, cruise in, car cruise, etc.  We also offer separate coverage for the Board and Officers from being held liable for the decisions they may make for the club.
  • High Performance Driving School Physical Damage Coverage – Provides coverage for the driver's car while on a race track.  Most insurance companies now have specific wording in their auto policies to not cover any vehicle while on the track.  This policy provides the coverage you need.

Go online for a free quote at ncminsurance.com or call Adam Boca at 877-678-7626.

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Pictured: NCM Campfire Mug $8.00

Heavy duty campfire style ceramic mug features the National Corvette Museum logo.

Corvettes at Carlisle in Three Weeks!

It's just a few weeks until hundreds of Corvettes descend upon Carlisle, Pennsylvania for one of the largest Corvette extravaganzas in the country! Corvettes at Carlisle will provide a weekend of entertainment, education and, of course, the ability to drive in the famous parade.

The National Corvette Museum will have a booth selling all your favorite Corvette merchandise and Corvette raffle tickets! Adam will also be there to help get you signed up for Collector Car and other types of Insurance. Be sure to visit us August 27 through 29, and learn more about the event online here!

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Bondurant School of High Performance Driving Voucher: You could win a voucher for a 3-Day Grand Prix Road Racing Course! The gift certificate is good through May 1, 2011 and is an open date certificate requiring only a phone call to schedule a time that is convenient for you. The value is $4,250 and bidding ends August 10. Bid here.

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TUESDAY NITE TRIVIA


This week's question was: We have a real Indy pace car on display. Name the 'celebrity' who drove it.

Congratulations to Matt Harker of Shelbyville, IN. He correctly identified General Chuck Yeager's Pace Car as being on display in the Museum. Matt scored a Corvette t-shirt and passes to the Museum!

You, too, can play Tuesday Nite Trivia by becoming a 'Fan' of NCM on Facebook!

AUGUST CALENDAR DOWNLOAD

This month's calendar download is a 2011 Cyber Gray Z06. Click here.

PACE CAR REUNION OFFERS GARAGE TOURS

Have you ever wondered what a Formula 1 race team's garage looks like? Well, September 22-25 is your chance to find out! This year's Pace Car reunion will take you behind the scenes into the Chip Ganassi / Target Racing Team Garage! Check out this action-packed event agenda online!

NEXT VETTE RAFFLE


2011 "Build Your Own" Grand Sport or $50k Cash

Thursday, August 12 at 2pm Central Time.

Tickets are $100
Limited to 1,994 Tickets

TRACK TO STREET: CORVETTE RACING SERIES, EPISODE 8

This episode features the ongoing development process known as cascade engineering. There are dozens of faces that make Corvette Racing run and this episode explores their role in turning out a better Corvette. The team works continually to improve the Chevrolet Corvette, ensuring that each model is more advanced than the one that preceded it. Take a look and see what goes into producing the Corvette for the best overall experience, both on and off the track. Click here.

 
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8/7/10 11:28pm - Reply: 'NCM eNews - August 5, 2010'
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Oak Creek, WI - USA

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1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!

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Great job Jim.  When you see that I won a raffel let me know !!! lol

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8/8/10 11:20am - Reply: 'NCM eNews - August 5, 2010'
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Twin Lakes, CO - USA

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

Joined: 1/23/2002
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So how I think you'll know before I will...!!!  Wink

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