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12/20/11 5:46pm - Original Message: 'NCM eNews - December 8, 2011'
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National Corvette Museum eNews
  DECEMBER 8, 2011
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • 2012 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
  • Bash Registration Now Open
  • Build Your Own Grand Sport Raffle Next Week
  • Enthusiast Car Show Pictures Posted
  • Deals and Complimentary Shipping Ends Monday!
  • Great eBay Items Offered
  • December Calendar Wallpaper (sidebar)
  • Give the Gift of Membership
2012 Corvette Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The National Corvette Museum today announced the following inductees to be recognized at the Museum's 18th Anniversary event as part of the 15th Annual Corvette Hall of Fame Ceremony in 2012: Gary Claudio in the category of GM/Chevrolet; Patrick Dolan in the category of Corvette enthusiast/historian; Bob McDorman also in the category of Corvette enthusiast/historian; and Andy Pilgrim, a champion driver for Corvette Racing.

Gary Claudio spent over 27 years at GM, starting in the Pontiac Division but transferring to Chevrolet in 1998 as Manager of the Chevy Race Shop. He worked with Doug Fehan to develop the Corvette Race Program, securing original sponsors and obtaining funds for the program from Chevrolet management.

Patrick Dolan has been very active in NCCC, serving as VP of Competition, President and Director of Charity. He is a founding member of the NCM and was present at the first general meeting in Cypress Gardens, FL in January 1989.

Bob McDorman has been a premier Corvette collector for over 50 years and purchased his own Chevrolet dealership in 1965. In addition to being a Lifetime Member of the Museum and big supporter of the Museum's programs he was awarded the Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award in 1978 and 2007, 2010 Bloomington Gold "Great Hall" Inductee and numerous other humanitarian and achievement awards.

Andy Pilgrim joined Corvette Racing in 1999, earning his first victory with teammate Ron Fellows at Texas Motor Speedway in 2000 and in 2001 finished 2nd in GTS at Sebring and Le Mans, and was on the winning team for the Petit Le Mans in Atlanta. His support of the Museum included fundraising golf outings, and he continues to serve as an instructor at our HPDEs.

The induction ceremony will take place on Friday, August 31. Stay tuned to eNews for notification of registration opening. Read more about each inductee online here!

2012 Bash Registration Now Open

The 2012 NCM Bash kicks off the season with new models, new tours and new activities.  There are plenty of road tours to get you cruisiní our country roads, a visit to Opryland and the Grand Ole Opry, new seminars and demonstrations on striping, sculpting from Corvette Design, Powertrain Development, unveiling the 2013 Corvette, rides in the Museumís 1963 vintage racer Z06, lunch with the Corvette race team members Doug Fehan, Corvette Driver Tommy Milner and Crew Chief Danny Binks and many other activities youíll only find at National Corvette Museum events!  The Ladiesí Oasis continues along with an expanded Garage Party with women of the GM Corvette Team. The ladies will cover all aspects of Corvettes including maintenance, engineering and even high performance driving.  New poker runs, the return of Paul Koerner, C4/C5 Specialist and more add to the event excitement.

The event is April 26-28, 2012 and registration is now open online. View the complete itinerary online here. Pre-registration is only $10 for Museum Lifetime Members, $15 for Members and $25 for non-members.

"Build Your Own" Grand Sport Raffle Next Week
 

Next week is our last raffle for 2011 when we offer a "Build Your Own" Grand Sport Corvette with $50,000 cash option on Thursday, December 15 at 2pm. The winner has the option of picking their model Corvette, colors and options or taking the cash. The raffle is limited to 1,994 tickets at $100 each.

As of Thursday, December 8 we've only sold 225 tickets!

Learn more and purchase tickets online at www.corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883 during normal business hours.

Enthusiast Car Show Pictures Posted
 

Thanks to everyone who sent in photos of their "wins" from 2011 car shows (solicited in eNews September 1). The new photos are now on display in the Enthusiast Area of the Museum featuring:

Bill Folse, Pepper Burruss, Bill Colclough, Craig Toyooka, Dave Lyons, Stan & Mary DeMoulin, Dick Norton, Gary Hollander, Diane & Kenny Howell, James Fagan, James S. Walton, Jerry Wilson, Jim Sullivan, Julius Johnson, Kelly & Harleigh Kelly, Levi Walker, Lonnie Marsh, Jeff McQuade, Mel & Lois Thomason, Nancy Hollander, Randy Losch, Charley Robertson, Sheldon Voigt, George & Laurie Smith, Mike Staszak, Suzette Keller, Carol and Jerry Woodke, Z. Jeff Mamatas.

We will again solicit for 2012 images next fall!

Weekend Deals and Complimentary Shipping Ends Monday!

We have quite a few specials running through the Corvette Store. If you are not receiving those emails, click the Profile Center">"Profile Center" link at the bottom of this email to manage your preferences.

Pictured: C6 Corvette Slash Cap. Regular Price $14.00. Sale $9.75

Complimentary Shipping on orders* placed by December 11, 2011 of $100 or more.
Charges apply for Overnight, Second/Third Day and International shipping. To guarantee Christmas delivery, orders must be placed by December 5, 2011.** Build sheet, window sticker, and brick orders excluded. Not valid on previous purchases. *Some exclusions apply. Continental U.S. only. Minimum free shipping total of $100 is applied after discounts and does not include shipping costs. **Some exclusions apply for special order merchandise.

Great eBay Items Offered
 

Still have that Corvette fan on your holiday list and just don't know what to get them? We have a number of GREAT items offered on eBay!

Autographed by Corvette Icons. Men's XL Daytona Orance C6 t-shirt autographed by Wil Cooksey, Gary Claudio, Doug Fehan, Steve Wesolowski, Ron Fellows, Johnny O'Connel, Gary Pratt, Harlan Charles, Tom Wallace and Kirk Bennion. Auction ends December 15. Bid here.

Corvette Keepsake Chest Co. Boxes. Brand new, made in the USA chest measures 9" x 5" x 3.5". Top slides out. A variety of images are available. Boxes are available now through December 13 for a buy it now price of $20 benefitting the National Corvette Museum. Buy here.

Chevrolet SSR Coffee Table Book. This hardback 175 page tell-all for the Chevrolet SSR has color photography and the history behind the car. Auction ends December 15. Bid now here.

Give the Gift of Membership
 

Give the gift of membership this holiday season!  Show your support and introduce the enthusiasm to a friend or relative.  We have special gift packaging available that includes a memberís only shirt and note card to recipient when selecting our Gift Membership option.   Itís not too late to order that last-minute present!  Orders received by December 12 will ensure Christmas delivery. Buy online here.

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1990 ZR-1 SUNSET COFFEE MUG

Regular Price $12
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DECEMBER CALENDAR WALLPAPER


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2010 Corvette Grand Sport owned by NCM Member Lynn Roberts

NEXT RAFFLE


"Build Your Own" Grand Sport with $50k Cash Option

Thursday, December 15 at 2pm CT

Tickets $100, Limited to 1994 Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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