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
June 10, 2010
Limited Time Offer - V.I.P. Tour Discount
For the first time ever the Corvette Museum is offering a discount on V.I.P. Corvette Plant and Museum tours! Guests who book and use their tour by July 15 will save $50 off the regular price.
"The plant is open more than ever this summer, and with the model changeover we felt it was a great time to promote this true 'behind the scenes' tour." The 3-5 hour tour includes the GM Corvette Assembly Plant and The National Corvette Museum. Tours are more in-depth and include portions not included in the regular tours.
Regular price of tours is $250 and includes up to four people in a group. Special pricing now until July 15 is $200. Additional persons are $50 each. Tour must be used by July 15. Mention this special offer when booking. More information is online here. You may also contact Gary corkriel or Lori Bieschke at 800-205-4248 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Drive Your Corvette to Work Day
June 25 is the 10th Annual Drive Your Corvette to Work Day sponsored by Mid America Motorworks. This day celebrates the Corvette's birthday, June 30, 1953.
USA Today is helping celebrate the occasion with a special Corvette photo gallery on USATODAY.com. Enthusiasts can send in a photo of their Corvette in a unique or interesting setting, and the best will be included. Send your name, hometown, model year and a blurb about the setting to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos will run online the week of July 5.
An added bonus from us at the Museum - submit a photo of your Corvette here at NCM (whether it is in front of the building, a delivery, on display, etc.) and include the NCM in your blurb, and if your photo is included in their gallery - we will award you a basket of Corvette merchandise!
20th Anniversary ZR-1 Party Attendees Support the Troops
This year's C4/ZR-1 Gathering was one of the biggest ever, and while the BBQ at Jim Van Dorn's was a time for celebration - it was also a way to give back and recognize the troops serving overseas.
Party attendees helped to raise money for a "war chest" filled with goodies to be sent to the 1st Platoon, 101st Airborne Air Assault Division, US Army in Afghanistan. So much was raised, in fact, that 20 flat rate APO boxes were shipped this week!
Thanks to everyone who came out to the event and helped to support this worthy project!
Corvette Store Gifts for Dad: Complimentary Shipping on $50 or More!
Applies to orders placed by Sunday June 13, 2010 on purchases of $50 or more within the Continental U.S. only (complimentary shipping is applied after discounts and does not include shipping charges). Does not apply to Overnight, Second/Third Day and International shipping. Some exclusions apply. Not valid on previous purchases.
Congratulations to Joyce Klein of Jensen Beach, FL. Joyce held lucky ticket number 142 in this week's raffle for a 2010 Torch Red Coupe Corvette! We sold 384 of the available 500 tickets.
It will be a few weeks until we give away our next Corvette, but don't wait to get in on the action! The next drawing is for the chance to build a win a 2010 Torch Red Convertible! Tickets are $250 and the raffle is limited to 500 tickets. The drawing will be held on Thursday, July 15 at 2pm CT.
Purchase your tickets online or by calling (800) 538-3883. You don’t have to be present to win and we will draw a winner on Thursday, July 15 even if we don't sell out!
Win a Trip to Bowling Green!
Corvette Market and Baymont Inn & Suites have teamed up to offer the chance to win a 3-night stay during Joe Pruitt's National Corvette Homecoming.
To enter this drawing, send the answer to the following question: Corvette Market profiled a 2011 Z06 Carbon Special Edition in the #11 issue. How much did this car sell for at Barrett-Jackson's Palm Beach Collector Car Auction? Email your answer to email@example.com.
This week's question was: What recent movie commercial features a pink Corvette?
Congratulations to Kevin Minnich of Allentown, PA! He correctly identified Toy Story 3 as having a pink Barbie Corvette in the commercials. Kevin scored a Corvette t-shirt and free passes to the Museum!
You, too, can play Tuesday Nite Trivia by becoming a 'Fan' of NCM on Facebook!
Click here to download our new Events brochure with paper registration form! We also have these available if you want some to hand out at your event or club meeting. Call us and we'll mail you some!
24 HOURS OF LE MANS AIRS THIS WEEKEND
24 Hours of Le Mans at the Circuit de La Sarthe in Le Mans, France is this weekend! Don't miss all the Corvette Racing action...The 24-hour race will start at 3:00 p.m. CET on Saturday, June 12. Portions of the classic endurance contest will be televised live on SPEED: - 6/12 8:30am ET - The Start - 6/12 6pm ET - The 78th Running - 6/13 6am ET - The Finish
Live streaming is also available on the Speed website. Click here for information.
TRACK TO STREET: CORVETTE RACING SERIES, EPISODE 5
In the 5th episode of Track to Street: Corvette Racing Series, we’re given a history lesson on the story of Corvette Racing at Le Mans, and how it all began 50 years ago at the 24 hour race. Take a look at the behind-the-scenes footage, which includes a chronicle of the Corvette’s evolution as well as some interviews with key team-members of the past and present and what the 24 hours of Le Mans means to them. Among those interviewed were famed drivers Dick Guldstrand and Dick Thompson, as well as current team Ambassador, Ron Fellows.
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