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
May 1, 2014
IN THIS ISSUE:
C4 / ZR-1 Gathering in Two
Club Parking Lot Banners
Powder Puff Mechanics
2014 Torch Red Corvette
Corvette Store Featured
TN Valley Corvette Club
Helps Pave the Way
Upcoming Events at the NCM
miss all the news on our sidebar at right including: Sinkhole Tours,
eBay Auction, Corvette Racing Live Updates, May Calendar Wallpaper, and
C4 / ZR-1 Gathering in Two Weeks
National Corvette Museum has partnered with the ZR-1 Net Registry and
Grand Sport Registry to host an event geared towards owners of 4th
Generation Corvettes May 15-17. Attendees can participate in seminars,
drag racing, autocross, show & shine car show, a special plant tour
and other activities tailored to this generation of Corvette.
highlight of this year's event includes a gathering of the people
involved with the 1983 Corvette. The group will lead a seminar to reveal
the whole story as to why there is only one left.
(includes hardcard event credential, lanyard and event pin) closes next
Wednesday, May 7 and is $10 for Lifetime Members, $15 for Members and
$25 for Non-Members.
your Corvette Club like to have a banner hanging in the Museum parking
lot? We are now accepting reservations for the spots, first come, first
serve. Banners stay up for one year, after which time they are returned
to the Club.
may choose to design their own banner artwork utilizing the logos,
images, text and colors of their choice; or they may choose to have the
Museum create their banner. Banners created by the Museum include one
logo and up to four lines of text on any color of background.
Banners are $500 and are a tax-deductible contribution to the Museum, counting towards your annual "Winner's Circle" level.
Please visit our website for all the details and to download a reservation form.
Powder Puff Mechanics Course Offered
geared towards women but all are welcome at our Powder Puff Mechanics
course. Sessions cover topics to help participants become better
educated about how to care for their car, including checking and
changing fluids, purchasing and changing tires, plus time on our
educational driving simulators to practice what to do in emergency
situations like tire blow out, wheel drop off and more.
The course is Saturday, May 17 from 10am to 2pm. The cost is $10 and lunch is on your own. Register online here, or call Kellie at 270-467-8852.
2014 Torch Red Vette Winner Drawn
to Michael James Chapman of Yancyville, NC with ticket number 20021
drawn last Saturday in our raffle for a 2014 Torch Red Convertible
Corvette! While this was an "unlimited" raffle, we had to cut orders off
early because we were running low on tickets. Be sure to place your
orders early. Our next $10 raffle is now online and will be given away
Thursday is your chance to win a 2014 Stingray, built YOUR way! You can
choose between a coupe, convertible or take $55,000 cash. The raffle is
limited to 1,500 tickets and chances to win are $150 each.
Learn more about our raffles, including exclusions and restrictions and purchase tickets online at www.corvettemuseum.org/raffle or call 800-538-3883 during normal business hours.
Tennessee Valley Corvette Club stepped up and contributed $2,000 toward
the NCM Motorsports Park's "Pave the Way" campaign, raising funds to
help pay for the paving of an extra "carousel" feature on the East
President Ronald Richardson made the presentation to Museum Executive
Director Wendell Strode last Friday during the annual NCM Bash event.
club wanted to do something in honor of Tom Lewis, founding member of
the Tennessee Valley Corvette Club," Ron said. "Tom was diagnosed with
pancreatic cancer and has been a die hard Corvette fan for over 30
years," he added.
was joined at the event by several others from the club, expressing
excitement for the Motorsports Park. "We were looking for a way to honor
Tom and thought the Motorsports Park would be a good way to do it."
Learn more about our "Pave the Way" campaign online here.
Upcoming Events at the NCM
only does the Museum host our own Corvette events, but we also serve as
a space for others to host THEIR events! We have a few events coming up
that are open to the public that we thought you might want to learn
May 3: Jr. Achievement Mini Corvette Challenge
Area businesses race their custom-tooled
and detailed Corvette go-carts to compete for bragging rights (and the
Gold Cup) in the parking lot of the Museum. The event begins at 9:30am
and proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky.
May 10: Hot Rides for Heroes Car & Bike Show
Benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project,
this event is open to all years of American-made hot rods and bikes and
is a $10 entry fee for all vehicles. Activities include live music, a
military vehicle display, military-themed pinup girl show, inflatables
and games for kids, 50/50 drawing, silent auction and more. Activities
are from 9am until 5pm in the parking lot of the Museum.
May 10: Stucky Music Festival
A celebration of Southern Kentucky
musicians, this fundraising event benefits the Son Rhea Foundation, an
organization that gives children the opportunity to participate in music
and art. The outdoor concert has live music beginning at noon at the
Museum's ampitheatre, with the last group taking the stage at 11pm.
Tickets to the event are $25. Learn more and purchase tickets online here.
This Friday and Saturday, May 2 & 3,
the Museum will be allowing guests to enter the Skydome to see the
sinkhole from 8am-5pm CT. This opportunity is available with regular
Museum admission. Guests entering the Skydome must be age 8 or older.
eBAY AUCTIONS BENEFITTING NCM
Autographed Blue "C7" Corvette Stingray Die Cast Model
Blue C7 Corvette Stingray Coupe Special Edition. This 1:24 model is
signed by Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter and former Chevrolet
Performance Cars Marketing Manager John Fitzpatrick.
**Item is New in the box, but has been opened to be autographed.
Corvette Racing's next event is the
Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Powered by Mazda, on Sunday, May 4.
Live television coverage will be available on FOX Sports 1. Doug Fehan,
Program Manager for Corvette Racing, will be texting live updates to
us, which we will be sharing on the NCM Motorsports Park Facebook Page. You don't need a Facebook account to see the updates here.
MAY CALENDAR WALLPAPER
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