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7/21/11 10:11pm - Original Message: 'NCM eNews - July 21, 2011'
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SOLD - "The Toy" - 1970 Convertible
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National Corvette Museum eNews
  July 21, 2011
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Corvette Racing and Doug Fehan Support Motorsports Park
  • Special Ron Fellows Car Display Planned
  • Your Car on the Cover of America's Sports Car Magazine
  • Membership Sale
  • Build Your Own ZR1 Winner Drawn
  • Corvette Store Feature
  • Labor Day Deadline for Bricks
  • Chevrolet 6-Month Global Sales Peak / 2011 Corvette Stats Released
Corvette Racing and Doug Fehan Support Motorsports Park
 

With fundraising for the Motorsports Park acreage well underway, Corvette Racing and team Program Manager Doug Fehan have once again stepped up to the plate.

While the team and Pratt & Miller have been working with the Museum on track plans from the start - Doug has now headed up an effort to put together VIP packages to the remaining ALMS races to be auctioned on eBay with proceeds benefitting the park. Each package includes two passes to the race, pit access, lunch with the team and Doug at the transporter and admission to the Corvette Corral Activities and special parking (if you drive your 'Vette). Watch eNews for when these packages go up for auction, and check out our eBay page here.

Special Ron Fellows Car Display Planned

Are you the proud owner of a Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06? If so, we have a display planned for our Anniversary Celebration that you won't want to miss!

At this year's Hall of Fame induction ceremony, we add Corvette Racing living legend Ron Fellows to the list of greats... and to celebrate we welcome those who have his commemorative Z06 to join us for a special display. Cars are invited to park under the conference center canopy and around the logo circle during this years Labor Day weekend event, September 1-3.

If you've not signed up yet, you only have until August 17 to pre-register! Check out the agenda here.

Your Car on the Cover of America's Sports Car Magazine!

How would you like to see your car on the cover of our America's Sports Car magazine?

Each year the Vets 'n Vettes event gets bigger and better, drawing together soldiers from all over for some fiberglass fun, focusing on freedom, the flag and those who have stood to defend it. If your Corvette has a patriotic paint job, here's your chance to see it showcased on the cover of ASC!

All you need to do is register for the Vets 'n Vettes 2011 event and when here, enter your car in the "People's Choice" car show. We will let the guests who attend decide which car will take top prize. The winner's car will appear on the cover of the January / February 2012 issue of ASC, as well as on the badges for next year's Vets 'n Vettes event!

Check out the complete event agenda online here.

Membership Sale
 

National Parent’s Day is July 24th!  To celebrate, we invite you to become a Corvette Museum member with discounted pricing.  Those joining as new members will receive $10 off total membership cost during this promotional period. In order to take advantage of this special sale price, use the Corvette Store link provided below and mention code 10OFFMEM in the special instructions box located on the shipping summary page. Discount ends on July 31st.
Valid on new memberships only. Orders must be received during promotional period only to be eligible (does not apply to previous orders or those received after the end of the promotion). EMemberships and New Generation are excluded from this offer and only one discount per membership order. Sign up now online here!

Build Your Own ZR1 Winner Drawn
 

Congratulations to Bob Miller of Beaumont, CA! He held winning ticket #170 in today's drawing for a "Build Your Own" ZR1 with $80k cash option! 2nd prize of $1,000 went to Peter Frenzel of Wilmington, CT with ticket #310 and 3rd prize of $500 went to James Steinbrecher of Suamico, WI with ticket #162. We sold 355 of the 500 tickets.

Thursday, August 4 is your chance to win a "Build Your Own" 2012 Grand Sport Corvette with $50k cash option. The winner can select the car's color and options, including the Centennial Edition package. The raffle is limited to only 1,994 tickets at $100 each. That day our Vette Campers also have something special planned, so be sure to tune into Delivery Web Cams 1-4 at 2pm CT for a fun treat!

Learn more online at corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883.

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Customized Corvette Bench. Custom made to match your favorite Corvette out of US manufactured steel. The benches are powder-coated, primed, baked and finished in the correct factory color utilizing automotive grade paint. Next, artists spend 50-60 hours air brushing every detail. No vinyl tape. 100% artistry. Finally, a clear-coat is applied to protect and seal for years to come. Made in the USA. $2990.00 (excluded from the complimentary shipping promotion)

Now through August 7 receive complimentary shipping when you spend $75 or more! Learn more online here.

Labor Day Deadline for Bricks
 

It’s time to mark your spot in the Walk of Fame leading to the main doors of the National Corvette Museum!  For those joining us at the Anniversary Celebration during Labor Day weekend, order by August 1st and your brick will be placed prior to your visit.  You can view and photograph your brick while we celebrate the NCM’s 17th Anniversary.  Order HERE today!

Chevrolet 6-Month Global Sales Highest in a Century / 2011 Corvette Stats Released
 

According to an article on Autoweek.com today, Chevrolet saw 2.35 million global sales in the first six months of 2011 - it's best first-half mark in 100 years. Chevrolet sales increased 14 percent in the US from the same half-year period in 2010, with 286,499 more units sold and the biggest seller is the Cruze.

Additionally, the GM Corvette Assembly Plant just released statistics on 2011 Corvettes produced. A total of 13,596 were manufactured. Number of cars produced for each color are:

1) Black (2,891)
2) Torch Red (2,264)
3) Crystal Red (1,419)
4) Supersonic Blue (1,417)
5) Cyber Gray (1,197)
6) Arctic White (1,133)
7) Blade Silver (1,037)
8) Velocity Yellow (867)
9) Inferno Orange (790)
10) Jetstream Blue (581)

Download all the stats online here.

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TRACK TO STREET

In Episode 6 of Corvette Racing’s Track to Street, we turn the spotlight on the mechanics. Viewers follow the crew into the garage and under the cars as we take a closer look at how the mechanics factor into the equation on race day.

This weekend Corvette Racing hits the pavement at the Grand Prix of Mosport in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada beginning July 24 at 3pm ET. Live video coverage will be available on ESPN3.com in the US and americanlemans.com for international users. ESPN2 will televise the Grand Prix of Mosport at 10 p.m. ET on July 24.

Corvette Corral Agenda for July 22-24

Have you made plans to attend the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge? The race is August 6 in Lexington, OH and if you are going be sure and pick up a Car Corral ticket! You have until August 3 to buy on here

 

 

 

 

 
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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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