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 29, 2014
IN THIS ISSUE:
DeLongs Donate 2nd Corvette
Registration Open for NCM MSP
Win a 2014 Arctic White Coupe
Corvette Store Featured Item
eBay Auction Benefitting the
June Club Events
Don't miss all the news on our sidebar at right including: 20th Anniversary Info, NCM Insurance Contest Winner and more!
DeLongs Donate 2nd Corvette
May 27, with their Corvette family watching from all over the country
on the Museum's web cams, Delivery Team Member Doug Johnson dropped the
fob to a new 2014 Stingray into Dor DeLong's hand as her husband, Jack
DeLong, dropped the keys of their 1992 Corvette into Museum Executive
Director Wendell Strode's hands. The DeLongs decided to donate their
prized Corvette while taking R8C Museum Delivery of their new "C7."
car is a special car to Dor and I," Jack said. "It was a gift that we
gave to ourselves when we reached a point in life where we could really
enjoy it. It was the first car we ever took to the Museum, and the first
car that we took back to its birthplace at the Assembly Plant. We put
many thousands of miles on this car going to countless NASCAR races,
club events and road tours, making memories every mile along the way."
Read the full story about their donation on our blog here. If you have been thinking about donating your car and would like more info, click here.
Registration Open for Inaugural NCM HPDE at the new Motorsports Park
be part of NCM Motorsports Park history with the inaugural High
Performance Driving Events, September 26-27 or September 28-29!
The event will have four student run
groups: beginners, low intermediate, high intermediate and advanced plus
an instructor group. Touring laps are available for those who do not
wish to participate in the complete HPDE school and/or for those with
convertibles (roll bars are not needed for touring laps.) Classroom
sessions will take place for HPDE, Touring, and PrimeDrive Groups.
The 2-day HPDE is $485 for NCM members
and $525 for Non-members (includes a 1-year discounted membership). The
Touring lap option is available for $120 on September 26 and 28, and $25
for a touring guest. Prime Drive is offered September 27 or 29 and is
$120. Registration closes Friday, August 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm CT.
Click here to register for NCM HPDE September 26 & 27.
Click here to register for NCM HPDE September 28 & 29
guard rail installation is well underway and paving officially began on
Tuesday with the first layer of the full 3 miles being completed today.
The run-offs will be paved starting later today and tomorrow, and then a
high polymer modified liquid asphalt mix will top it beginning next
week. The complete process is expected to be finished by late June.
Check out this video of the paving process on our YouTube here.
And even if you are not on Facebook, you can still see the images we've
shared of the progress being made, and aerial images of the track online here!
you've not yet contributed to our Motorsports Park, we still need your
help. You can purchase a "ton of asphalt" for $100, and every little bit
helps. Donate online here.
Win a 2014 Arctic White Coupe Stingray!
Your next chance to win a Corvette is Thursday, June 5 when we raffle a 2014 Arctic White Coupe Stingray!
car features an automatic transmission, multi-mode performance exhaust,
5-spoke chrome aluminum wheels with red calipers, 3LT equipment group
with navigation, 1-piece transparent removable room and more.
Tickets are $100 and the raffle is limited to 2,014 tickets. We have sold 885 tickets as of Thursday, May 29.
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.
Edition (1 of 792) 1:24 scale diecast of the #48 NASCAR, a replica of
the "raced version" of Jimmie Johnson's car from the Martinsville, VA
race on October 21, 2007. The car is autographed by both Jimmie Johnson
and NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick.
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