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National Corvette Museum eNews
  June 24, 2010
Cruisin' Down to Nashville...

New to the NCM repertoire, an evening trip to Nashville to enjoy the music scene on Second Avenue downtown Nashville during our Labor Day event!  Ride a plush charter bus from the NCM to Nashville and enjoy dinner at the famous Wild Horse Saloon followed by an open evening to enjoy the various musical establishments in the area.  You never know what famous musician will be dropping in for an impromptu session, all with no worries about the driving and parking.

Tour space is very limited and will take place on Thursday, September 2. Tour fee is $78 for members and $88 for non-members, which includes roundtrip transportation by charter bus and dinner at the Wild Horse Saloon. For more information and to register visit our website!

Celebrate Canada Day, Ay?

In honor of our neighbors to the north celebrating Canada Day on July 1st, we invite you to become a Corvette Museum member today! 

Now through Thursday, July 1st, we will waive the $15 international surcharge on all new Canadian memberships. When using Corvette Store link, mention code MEMCAN in the special instructions box on shipping summary page.

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). Sign up now online here!

Ceremonial Bill Signing Held at Corvette Plant

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear visited the Corvette Plant in Bowling Green, Ky. on Tuesday to ceremonially sign House Bill 104, which designates the Corvette as the official state sports car of Kentucky.

"You know it's an icon, it's known all over the world and the amazing thing for us is every one of them is made right here in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We want to brag about that, we want people to know it. And I think us declaring it's the State's official sports car is going to help even more all over the world," said Gov. Beshear.

Corvette Store Featured Item: 1996 Grand Sport Magnet and License Plate

C4 1996 Grand Sport Coupe Corvette Magnet - $7.95

C4 Corvette Grand Sport License Plate - $34.95

Did you get the chance to check out this week's Summer eCatalog? If not, here's your chance to see it online!

Win a 2010 Torch Red Convertible!

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 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!

July's Corvette Club Events

July 3: Columbia River Corvettes Bowtie Bash - Longview, WA (NCM Attending)

July 10: Vettes of the Smokies 2nd Annual All Corvette Show - Bristol, TN (NCM Attending)

In-Vette Traditional Car Show - Reading, PA

July 11: Club Corvette of Connecticut 18th Annual Show - Guilford, CT

July 12-22: 2010 Grand Caravan - Black Hills, Cowboys & Trolls!

July 15-17: Black Hills Classic - Sioux Falls, SD (NCM Attending)

July 16-18: National Corvette Homecoming - Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green, KY

July 16-17: Corvettes on the Bay - Coos Bay, OR

July 18: Greenwood Chevrolet & Shenango Valley Corvette Show - Hubbard, OH (NCM Attending)

Ohio Corvette Alliance Gathering - Lancaster, OH (NCM Attending)

July 22-25: Vettes on the Rockies - Breckenridge, CO

July 25: Corvettes at Corsa - Berea, OH (NCM Attending)

July 26-30: www.bloomingtongoldtours.com/" target="_blank">Bloomington Gold Tours Rocky Mountain Tour

July 31 - Aug. 1: Mystic Lake Casino Show - Prior Lake, MN (NCM Attending)

Next Corvette Racing Event

Corvette Racing's next event is the American Le Mans Series Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix at Miller Motorsports Park near Salt Lake City. The 2-hour, 45-minute race will begin at 2:35 p.m. MT on Sunday, July 11, and will be televised live on SPEED at 4:30 p.m. ET.

A Corvette Corral is offered at the Park during the race. The Corral includes a grandstand ticket, paved parking with other Corvettes, parade laps Sunday morning, lunch on Sunday, tech talks with race staff, driver visit and private autograph session, beverages and snacks both Saturday and Sunday in the Corvette hospitality tent, raffle for prizes. Tickets are $28 for Saturday, $38 for Sunday or $56 for the entire weekend. To register, email Derrek Degraaf at ddegraff@millermotorsportspark.com or call 435-277-8622.

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This week's question was: What celebrity drove the 50th anniversary Corvette pace car and what year was it?

Congratulations to Jennifer Garrett of Bowling Green, KY! She correctly identified Jim Caviezel as driving the 50th Anniversary Pace Car in the 2002 Indy 500! And, by the way, the Corvette Museum has one of the Indy Pace Car replicas! Jennifer 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!

NEXT VETTE RAFFLE


2010 Torch Red Convertible

Thursday, July 15 at 2pm Central Time.

Tickets are $250
Limited to 500 Tickets

UPCOMING EVENTS


Mark Your Calendars!

R8C / Xperience Reunion
August 12-14, 2010

Click here to download our new Events brochure with paper registration form!

STOLEN: 1996 CORVETTE GRAND SPORT #947 IN NORTH MIAMI BEACH

 

Thursday, June 10th this Grand Sport was stolen out of the driveway of the owner's house. The owner, Margie Love, had pulled into her driveway in her other car around 10pm and interrupted a burglary of her home. The robber(s) had found the keys to the Grand Sport and used it as a getaway car, causing a massive amount of damage in the process.

Only 1,000 Admiral Blue Grand Sports were made in 1996, so if you spot one in the South Florida area, call the police and have them check it out. Read more on the Corvette Blogger site.

DRIVE YOUR CORVETTE TO WORK DAY


TOMORROW, June 25, is "Drive Your Corvette to Work Day"... and while you are at it, why not drive your Corvette on over to Bowling Green, Ky.! Izzi Bendall of Autoweek.com has some great suggestions of things to do and places to eat while you're here... and of course, your visit won't be complete without a tour through the National Corvette Museum, some shopping in the Corvette Store, and lunch in the Corvette Cafe!

Check out the article here!

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