C3 Vette Registry - The Best Resource on the Net for C3 Vettes! C3 Vette
Forums -> National Corvette Museum
Not Logged In! Login or Register!  Users Online: 19 / Help 
Features  Find C3 Parts on ebay in only 2 or 3 clicks!  | Add YOUR C3 to the Registry

Supporting Vendors
Mid America Motorworks
Volunteer Vette Products
CorvetteClothing.com
Bair's Corvettes
VetteBookStore.com

C3 of the Month
None Current
Enter Yours Today!
Online C3 Show
13
C3s are Registered

Vanity Plates
MIKES 69
MIKES 69
Featured Links

Buy Now
GM Corvette 1963-82 (Chilton's Total Car Care Repair Manuals) (Paperback)
GM Corvette 1963-82 (Chilton's Total Car Care Repair Manuals) (Paperback)


The Corvette Factories: Building America's Sports Car (Hardcover)
The Corvette Factories: Building America's Sports Car (Hardcover)


Corvette Fifty Years (Hardcover)
Corvette Fifty Years (Hardcover)


Corvette from the Inside
Corvette from the Inside



| Hide Signatures and Profile Pics

 New Topic New Topic Post Reply Reply New Poll New Poll Search     Search Page [1]  
2/25/12 10:45pm - Original Message: 'NCM eNews - Febuary 23, 2012'
Norsky Lifetime Member
Lifetime Member
Moderator
- Send Private Message


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
Posts: 6712
National Corvette Museum eNews
  FEBRUARY 23, 2012
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Budget Travel's Top 15 Places
  • Club and Museum Buy One Acre
  • 2012 Build Your Own GS Raffle Winner Drawn
  • Race Ramps Partners with NCM
  • Corvette Store Featured Item
  • Fund a Field Trip Program
  • Corvetters to be Inducted into Ky Motorsports Hall of Fame
Budget Travel's Top 15 Places

Budget Travel magazine is looking for the top 15 places kids should see before the age of 15, and we've been nominated! Voting is quick and easy online here. You can vote once per day, and voting ends February 28. (Vote for the 2nd one, where Museum is correctly spelled). If you are on Facebook, consider sharing the voting with your friends!

Club and Museum Buy One Acre

For years, the Corvettes of Charlotte County (a club based in Punta Gorda, FL) have held their meetings and shows at Rick Treworgy's Muscle Car City Museum. After discussing the One Acre campaign for many months, a member suggested the club go for it and they brought it to a vote - unanimously deciding to support the Motorsports Park Project by committing to a half acre.

Many members of the club volunteer at Rick's museum, and in speaking with him about their recent commitment to NCM, Rick decided he'd go in with them, bringing the commitment to a full acre.

Rick has been collecting cars for 40 years, purchasing an empty former Wal-Mart building and converting it into a Museum which now houses 220 cars. He has displayed a car at NCM, and holds many car shows, raising funds for charity. In fact, the club is having a show there this Sunday, February 26.

Thanks to the club and Rick for their support! Learn more about our Motorsports Park project here.

2012 Build Your Own GS Raffle Winner Drawn
 

Congratulations to John Tobin of Koloa, HI with winning ticket #745 in today's drawing for a 2012 "Build Your Own" Grand Sport raffle! We sold 1343 of the 1994 available tickets.

In two weeks is your chance to win a "Build Your Own" 2012 Z06 or Grand Sport Corvette! This raffle gives you the option of building a Z06 or coupe or convertible Grand Sport, or take the $60,000 cash option! Tickets are $150 each and the raffle is limited to 1,500 tickets.

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

Race Ramps Partners with NCM
 

Race Ramps has partnered with the Museum to provide two sets of Portable
Pit Stop (PPS) ramps to be used for displays in the museum, lifts at our HPD events and for demos during our basic mechanics classes. The Portable Pit Stops allow a car to be driven up and placed on raised platforms with bridge sections between the wheels able to be removed leaving the car sitting on four corner blocks.

“For educational purposes, we will be able to place a lighted display mirror under the vehicle to provide a much better view of what’s going on under the car,” said Roc Linkov, Events Manager. “This will be a great asset not only for displays, but also for working on cars at our High Performance Driving Schools.” In addition to the two PPS, Race Ramps has supplied a trailer side kick, the show mirror and two sets of Trailer Mates Fronts & Rears.

Learn more about Race Ramps online here.

Corvette Store Featured Item

C6 Corvette Nailshead Shirt (Mens) | (Ladies'). This green button-up, wrinkle resistant shirt features a C6 Corvette emblem on the mens and C6 script on the ladies'.$68.00

Fund a Field Trip Program Offered
 

With budget cuts and school funding shortages, many students do not get the opportunity to take field trips to nearby attractions and sites. We have been soliciting area businesses and individuals to help bring the fun of field trips to students who may not otherwise get to participate with a $300 sponsorship. The sponsorship not only covers admission for a group of 30 students, but also covers up to $150 in fuel/travel expenses which we pay to the school!

We would like to thank the following businesses for helping fund field trips!
- Bada Hennessy Industries
- BKD, LLP
- Campbell Chevrolet
- Citizens First
- Warren RECC
- Wendy's of Bowling Green

If you, your business or club are interested in funding a field trip, please reply to this email and ask Katie for a signup form!

Don and Allan Barker to be Inducted
 

The Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame has announced that its 2012 induction ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 11, at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.

This year's class includes Corvette Hall of Fame Inductees and Sports Car Club of America road racing champions Don and Allan Barker of Louisville, KY!

Other inductees include:
- Collings Downes Sr. and Jr. of Louisville, APBA and NHRA champions
- Butch Krieger of Louisville, drag racing and tractor pull announcer
- Joseph Reynolds (Joie) Ray Jr. of Louisville, ground-breaking oval track sprint car racer
- John Potts of London, long-time track and sanctioning body official
- Tommy Thompson of Louisville, NASCAR pioneer driver and oval track owner
- Darrell Waltrip of Owensboro, three-time NASCAR champion
- Wayne and Jim Williams of Valley Station, drag strip builders and operators
- Woosley, Sharp and Reynolds of Winchester, NHRA championship dragster team

Congratulations to Don and Allan, and to the class of 2012!
 

NCM Quick Links
Corvette Store
Become a Member
Visit Our Homepage
EBAY AUCTION


Autographed by Jimmie Johnson and Rick Hendrick

Limited Edition (1 of 792) 1:24 Scale Die Cast Stock Car. It is a Drivers Select, Motorsports Authentics, Raced Version of the Martinsville, VA, October 21, 2007 Race. It is autographed by Jimmie Johnson and Rick Hendrick and comes with a cloth dust cover. It is new in the box which is why the lower half of the styrofoam is still attached to the car in the photos. Bidding ends March 1 online here.

C6 CORVETTE TRAVEL CHAIR

$55.00

NEXT RAFFLE


2012 "Build Your Own" Z06 or Grand Sport with $60k Cash Option

Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 2pm CT

Tickets $150 / Limited to 1500 Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
© Copyright National Corvette Museum 2012
350 Corvette Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
1 800 53 VETTE (83883)


____________________________________
Jim Olson 

"The Toys"...!!!  Save the Wave!
 Reply Reply  Quote Reply w/Quote
 
Support C3VR!
Suport our advertisers
 New Topic New Topic Post Reply Reply New Poll New Poll Search     Search Page [1]  
 Forums -> National Corvette Museum
(Moderator: Adam Wartell, Norsky, Adams' Apple)
 

 
Official C3 Vette Registry Community:
Home | Forums | Email | Who's Online | Clubs | Events | Member Stats

Other Official C3 Vette Registry Areas:
Members | Research | Shop | My Account | About C3VR
 

Corvette is a registered trademark of the General Motors Corporation(GM) & Chevrolet Motor Division. Vette Registries, LLC is responsible for all site content (except for member submitted content or where otherwise noted) and does not claim or imply that Chevrolet or GM is responsible for Official C3 Vette Registry content. Vette Registries, LLC is independent from GM and is not affiliated with, sponsored or supported by GM.  Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended, or implied and are in fact used to support GM, Chevrolet and Corvette

Official C3 Vette Registry content is Copyright 2001-2017, Vette Registries, LLC. Content may not be reused without written consent. All Rights Reserved. NS

Corvette (Vette) Model Years on this site: 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 30