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 15, 2014
IN THIS ISSUE:
Park is Racing
Limited Edition Skydome Art
Belle Isle Grand Prix
Win a 2014 Lime Rock Green
Premiere Edition Stingray!
Corvette Store Featured Item
Shop for Dad, Benefit the
Skydome Sinkhole Tour
Don't miss all the news on our sidebar at right including: 20th Anniversary Info, May Calendar Wallpaper, and more!
NCM Motorsports Park is Racing Forward
August a moment you have all been waiting for will arrive... the moment
to take a lap around our new track! Our 20th Anniversary Celebration
will offer FREE parade laps at the park for registered event attendees,
plus a Chevrolet Ride and Drive (with free rides in a Stingray around
the track) and the opportunity for Hot Laps around the track with VIP
drivers like Andy Pilgrim and John Heinricy.
We will be updating the schedule and adding more details soon, but for now you can bookmark this page.
of the track, we will be looking to acquire some rolling stock (think
service vehicles). If you have or know of anyone looking to make a tax
deductible donation here's our wish list:
(2) Long Bed, 2500 or 3500 Gas Truck Crew Cabs
(2) Side by Sides or ATVs
(2) 12' or 16' Open Flatbed Utility Trailers
(2) Gas 1500 Truck Long or Short Bed (V6 or V8)
(1) 22' Rollback
(1) Track Ops/Pace Car
(1) 12-15 Passenger Van
(2+) 4 Door Sedans
(1) Open Car Trailer
GM products are preferred we are open to discussing any vehicles you
may be interested in donating! Questions? Please contact Track
Operations Manager Matt Busby at 270-467-8802.
Limited Edition Skydome Art Available
our February 12 sinkhole, many friends and business partners came
forward offering their help. One such business was Corvette Store
Partner CarArt Work, who design and created a unique metal Skydome art
piece for the Museum to use as a fundraiser. This is a limited edition
piece with only 100 available. The art can be secured by making a $250
tax-deductible donation to the Museum's sinkhole relief fund.
To secure your Skydome art piece, click here, then select the "Sinkhole (CarArt Work)" option, and make your donation for $250. Thanks to everyone for your support!
Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix
May 30 - June 1, 2014 marks the Detroit Belle Isle Gran Prix race. A Corvette Corral package is offered including:
Premium on-site Belle Isle Parking Pass in Corvette Car Corral
Corvette Stingray & Corvette Racing Technical Briefs
Corvette Track Parade Laps (subject to track availability)
Driver Meet & Greet with Autograph Sessions
for Friday only is $50 for driver and the companion is free. 1 Day
(Sat. or Sun.) is $120 for driver, $80 for companion. 2 Days (Sat. &
Sun.) is $180 for driver, $120 for companion.
For event information or to place an order click here or call 866-464-7749.
Win a 2014 Lime Rock Green Premiere Edition Stingray!
Your next chance to win a Corvette is Thursday, May 22 when we raffle a 2014 Limerock Green Premiere Edition Convertible Stingray!
raffle car is VIN 1 of the Premiere Convertibles and has the Z51
package. It also features a 6-speed paddle shift automatic transmission,
multi-mode performance exhaust, magnetic selective ride control,
5-spoke torque chrome aluminum wheels and the 3LT equipment group with
brownstone suede interior and navigation.
Tickets are $200 and the raffle is limited to 1,000 tickets. Only 299 tickets are left!
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.
on orders* placed by May 26, 2014 of $50
or more. Build sheet, window sticker, and brick orders excluded. Not
valid on previous purchases. *Some exclusions apply (as noted online).
Continental U.S. only. Minimum free shipping total of $50 is applied
after discounts and does not include shipping costs. Charges apply for
Overnight, Second/Third Day and International shipping.
Shop for Dad, Benefit the Museum!
Day is around the corner and you can support the National Corvette
Museum with the click of your mouse! The next time you are looking to
make an online purchase, try Amazon Smile. This site, which is the
charitable arm of Amazon.com, will donate 0.5% of your eligible
purchases to the Museum. Amazon Smile has all the same great items at
the same great prices as Amazon.com, and you don't need a separate
To get started, go to Amazon Smile and login using your Amazon.com email and password. Each time you shop, instead of going to Amazon.com - visit smile.amazon.com! Now you're ready to start shopping while helping to support your Museum!
Skydome Sinkhole Tour Schedule
Friday and Saturday, May 16-17, the Skydome will again be open for
"sinkhole viewing" during normal business hours (8am-5pm CT). Children
must be age 8 or older to enter. The sinkhole viewing is included with
your regular Museum tour admission.
Thursday, May 22 we will open the Skydome up for sinkhole viewing on a
regular basis during normal business hours. We will continue to offer
this daily until construction resumes (July or after). As construction
plans are decided on and finalized we will let you know!
NASCAR Team Owner and Chevrolet Dealer Rick Hendrick visited the Museum
yesterday so of course we had to ask him what he thought about his
visit. His response? "Tell Kevin [Helmintoller, donor of the Mallett
Hammer] I was thinking about buying this car until I saw the Carfax."
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