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America’s Sports Car… an exciting legend produced only in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Museum features over 80 Corvettes in periodic settings, including mint classics, one-of-a-kind prototypes and modern-day wonders of engineering and design. Test your knowledge at interactive trivia kiosks, and don’t miss the chance to try a Corvette on for size in our lobby where we have a 2015 Stingray waiting for you. Displays continually rotate so no two visits are the same. Round out your visit with a souvenir from the Corvette Store, grab a bite to eat in the Corvette Cafe, and race over to the NCM Motorsports Park to spectate or take a lap!

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What’s Happening

Events

Apr
26
Thu
Michelin NCM Bash @ National Corvette Museum
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day

2018 NCM Bash Sponsored by Michelin

michelin logo for agenda

Kickoff of the NCM on site event season – Bash traditionally marks the rollout of the next model year Corvette; the place where you can see them up close and in detail.  Bash 2018 will provide enthusiasts the chance to see the new 2019 Corvette Stingray and ZR1 up close as well as the getting all the latest information on the all new ZR1 Corvette. As in past years there will be a large contingent of GM engineers and designers from Warren Tech Center, and the Bowling Green Assembly Plant ready to answer your every question. Back this year will be our Corvette Racing team with Doug Fehan, Paul Pearson with his 7th gen infotainment / navigation seminar as well as a presentation on our restored 1962 Sinkhole Corvette. Also back to Bash is our LT4 Engine building demonstration by BGAP Brian Lee and John Wurth.

Returning activities include a seminar and classroom sessions by GM certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George. Enjoy guided road tours, two celebrity choice car shows, the Ladies’ Oasis, and the expanded Garage Party with women of the GM Corvette Team. The ladies will cover all aspects of Corvettes including maintenance, engineering and even high- performance driving (ladies only).

 

2018 Bash T-shirt

NCM Lifetime Price $17, NCM Member $18, Non-Member $20

2018 Bash Polo

 NCM Lifetime Price $17, NCM Member $18, Non-Member $20
Men’s Polo S – 5XL | Women’s Polo S – 3XL

On-line registration closes at 8:00am central time on Tuesday, April 17. All activities are open to Event Registrants only. On-line registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque.

  • Onsite registrations available at a higher rate of $20 / $25 / $35.
  • All cancellations will be charged a $5 processing fee per person

No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes

Make sure you are signed onto NCM e-News to get the latest on event registration and updates.

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED

ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING WEDNESDAY AT 1PM

Onsite registrations available at a rate of $20 Lifetime / $25 member / $35 non-member.

Bash Agenda (Agenda subject to change – check back for updates)

 

WEDNESDAY APRIL 25
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
1:00pm – 5:00pm Advance registration credential/shirt pickup

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
 
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
THURSDAY APRIL 26
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
 
8:00am – 5:00pm 2019 Stingrays and ZR1 on Display

  • GM representatives will be present to answer questions
  • NCM Conference Center and Plaza
 
9:00am – 4:00pm NCM Motorsports Park Touring Laps – 1 Day Only!!

ONLY time to get on track during Bash!! All day touring offered with the times that fit to your schedule. With lead / follow car –  an average of highway speeds is the norm! Drive your own Corvette. Convertibles and passengers welcome.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $99 per Corvette for a full day of running
  • Run as many times as you like
  • 20 min group out intervals
  • Last group out is 3:40pm
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
9:00am – 11:00am Paul Koerner & Brittany George Classroom – Prepping Your Corvette for Track

There are many facets to Corvette and these vehicles are track capable right out of the wrapper.  This does NOT mean that they do not require proper preparation prior to placing them on the racetrack.  In this in-depth classroom, we will cover all models from 2005 to present date.  ZO6, ZR1 and Z51 will all be covered, including correct oil, lubricants, tires, alignment specifications and other details that sometimes are missed.  Question and answer will also be a part of this class!  Buckle your 5-point harness, this will be something NOT to miss!

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $100 fee
  • Limited space
  • MSP Garages
 
9:00am – 11:00am S1: Using 7th Generation Navigation

Having trouble understanding your Stingray navigation? Paul will walk you through it with his big screen presentation in hopes of steering you straight and getting you to your destinations with ease!

  • Speaker: Paul Pearson
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
9:00am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT1: Shifting and Shooting  **SOLD OUT**

Join us for our 2nd annual Shifting and Shooting event at the scenic 2,000-acre Rockcastle Shooting Center. Begin with a scenic drive on our KY back-roads. Then, shoot for fun, or for points with a trophy awarded to the winner. Lunch, ammunition, and firearms will be provided with Range Officers at each station to ensure a fun and safe event.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • Fire arms, ammo, and lunch included in fee
  • $100 Members / $110 Non-Members
  • Lunch – hamburger, hotdog, chip bar
  • Limited to 30 people
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Activities include: AR Speed Plate/ Rifle plate rack, 2 strings each / Rimfire 2 gun run / 6 pistol targets from separate tables / Pistol Run / 5 paper targets, 2 rounds per target, 2 strings of fire (GSSF 5 to Glock) / Shotgun speed run, 7 targets

To keep the playing field level, we ask that you use the provided firearms. You may bring your own handgun for target practice between events, but you must provide your own ammunition if you do. This should be an action-packed day of firing range fun with Corvette Friends.

 
9:30am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT2: O.Z. Tyler Distillery / Fetta Pizza Road Tour – **SOLD OUT**

Bourbon Whiskey is a distinctly American product that has been produced in this country since the 18thcentury. Bourbon can be made in any U.S. state but the vast majority of it hails from Kentucky, and can claim to be world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon. The location of the O.Z. Tyler® Distillery has been producing Bourbon Whiskey since 1885. Then on to Fetta Pizza – locally owned and operated – best pizza in the Midwest!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $32 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Tour and Pizza included in registration
  • Approximately 160 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: Fraternal Order Police – 150 Corvette Drive
 
9:30am – 2:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT3: Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm **SOLD OUT**

Old Friends at Kentucky Downs is a unique partnership between Old Friends, Kentucky Downs Race Track and Simpson County Tourism.  It is the first thoroughbred retirement home located at a race track in the country. Come on out and visit our equine retirees!  Feed them carrots, take some photos and visit the gift shop. Then go to lunch at KY Downs Lucky 7’s Diner with a classic 1950s diner vibe. This will be in the KY Downs Gaming facility

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $30 Members / $33 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Admission and Lunch included in registration
  • Approximately 60 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: TBD
 
9:30am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT4: Swope Cars of Yesteryear Auto Museum / Back Home Restaurant

Swope Museum features antique cars from different eras for your viewing pleasure. The feature cars from the early 1900’s to the 1960’s of all makes and models. Enjoy the vintage car library and a do-it-yourself car video theater. Then onto lunch at Back Home Restaurant. If you are in the mood for some good ole’ family cooking and a great local shopping experience then this is for you!

  •  Pre-registration Required
  • $27 Members / $30 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Guided Tour and Lunch included in registration
  • Approximately 140 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: TBD
 
10:30am – 11:30am S2: Restoration of the 1962 Sinkhole Corvette

Join us for a walk around with our restored 1962 as we hear about the restoration process and all that went into it. Learn what we did and didn’t do to the parts of the car that were and weren’t damaged.

  • Speakers: NCM curator Derek Moore and NCM Maintenance and Preservation Technician Daniel Decker
  • Skydome
 
10:00am – 12:00pm Book Signing with Wil Cooksey

  • Will be signing No Time To Cry
  • Location TBA
 11:00am – 7:00pm  Karting at the NCM Kartplex

  • Registration onsite
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
11:15am – 12:30pm New Member Luncheon

If you are a new member to the NCM between April 2017 and April 2018 – we invite you to attend a new member luncheon. Meet some of the NCM staff as well as other new members. Learn some of what we offer here at the NCM! Watch for your new member personal invite!

  • By Invitation ONLY
  • Free to new members
  • Conference Center
11:30am – 12:30pm  Product Seminar – C-MAGIC

Product presentation and application instructions for C-Magic’s latest Ceramic: RADIANT. Description and demonstration by Kermit Dye, PRESIDENT

  • Museum Delivery Garage
 
 11:45am – 12:45pm  S3: Seminar TBD

  • Chevrolet Theater
 

 

1:00pm – 2:30pm  S4: Hand Building the LT4 Engine
Watch as the Performance Build Center Team completely disassembles and reassembles an LT4 engine from top to bottom.  Feel free to ask the team about the parts, the engine, and the process during the build.  After the team has finished building the engine from the bare block they will talk about the testing, sequencing, and other processes to get the final engine ready to go in a Z06 Corvette.
  • Builders: Brian Lee and John Wurth
  • NCM Conference Center

 

 

 

1:00pm – 2:30pm S5: Paul Koerner & Brittany George-Corvette 7th generation, discussion for new owners and enthusiasts
In this basic seminar, we will have open question and answer about basics of the 7th generation Corvette.  Fact is, the technology of Stingray, Grand Sport, ZO6 and ZR1 since 2014 is amazing and highly complex.  We keep things simple, explain how things work in easy to understand terms and demystify this wonderful generation of Corvette.  Come and join us for a fun, enjoyable, show and tell seminar that everyone can truly feel comfortable attending

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Chevrolet Theater

 2:45pm – 3:45pm

S6: What’s New at the Bowling Green Assembly Plant 

  • Speaker: Kai Spande – Bowling Green Assembly Plant Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater

 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Ask the Expert – Drop in Assistance

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

 4:00pm – 5:00pm

S7: NCM Membership Meeting with our Board of Directors

Meet the NCM Board Members and learn about updates to the Museum, finances, etc.

  • Question and answer session
  • Chevrolet Theater

 5:00pmNCM Closes  5:15pm – 5:45pmCash Bar – NCM Blvd  6:00pm – 8:00pm

BQT1: 20th Anniversary of Corvette Racing Banquet

Dinner with Corvette Racing Program Manager along with some very special VIP guests for this banquet, followed by a presentation and open questions to Doug and guests

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $40 Members / $45 Non-Member
  • Cash Bar
  • Dinner Menu:

o   Herb Roasted Pork Loin
o   Chicken and Dressing
o   Sweet Potato Casserole
o   Glazed Carrots
o   Dinner Rolls
o   Dessert – Cheesecake and Chess Bars

  • NCM Conference Center

 FRIDAY APRIL 27 8:00amNCM Opens  

 

8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
8:00am – 5:00pm 2019 Stingrays and ZR1 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza
 
8:00am – 5:00pm Corvette Driving Experience at NCM Motorsports Park

Ever dreamed of driving America’s Sports Car? How about on a race track? Now you can at NCM Motorsports Park! Get behind the wheel of a 2017 Corvette Stingray Z51 for laps around our 3.15 mile road course, built for speed! Our Corvette Experience gives you a combination of classroom instruction and in-car instruction. You must be 18 years or older to participate with a valid driver’s license. Participants must sign a Vehicle Damage Policy and Indemnity Agreement

  • 2-hour sessions
  • Limited availability
  • $599 a session
  • Rain or shine – no refunds

** To reserve your spot and pay by phone, call 270-777-4508 or email [email protected] **

 
8:30am – 10:30am S8: 2019 Presentation including ZR1 & Walk Around

Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2019

  • Speakers: Tadge Juechter – Corvette Chief Engineer, Kirk Bennion – Corvette Designer and Harlan Charles – Chevrolet Corvette Product Marketing Manager
  • NCM Conference Center
 
9:00am – 11:00am Friday Paul Koerner & Brittany George Classroom – Prepping Your Corvette for Track

There are many facets to Corvette and these vehicles are track capable right out of the wrapper.  This does NOT mean that they do not require proper preparation prior to placing them on the racetrack.  In this in-depth classroom, we will cover all models from 2005 to present date.  ZO6, ZR1 and Z51 will all be covered, including correct oil, lubricants, tires, alignment specifications and other details that sometimes are missed.  Question and answer will also be a part of this class!  Buckle your 5-point harness, this will be something NOT to miss!

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $100 fee
  • Limited space
  • MSP Garages
 
9:00am – 4:30pm  LT5: Trooper Island Road Tour  

Due to a fire at Patti’s Settlement the LT5 Road Tour has been changed to a tour of Trooper Island youth Summer camp and Dale Hollow State Park Resort for lunch.

  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited to 50 people
  • $30 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Lunch included in Registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging: Fraternal Order Police – 150 Corvette Drive
 
9:30am – 2:30pm LT10: Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm 

Old Friends at Kentucky Downs is a unique partnership between Old Friends, Kentucky Downs Race Track and Simpson County Tourism.  It is the first thoroughbred retirement home located at a race track in the country. Come on out and visit our equine retirees!  Feed them carrots, take some photos and visit the gift shop. Then go to lunch at KY Downs Lucky 7’s Diner with a classic 1950s diner vibe. This will be in the KY Downs Gaming facility

  • Pre-registration Required
  • $30 Members / $33 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Admission and Lunch included in registration
  • Approximately 60 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: Fraternal Order Of the Police – 150 Corvette Drive
 
9:30am – 3:30pm **SOLD OUT** LT6: O.Z. Tyler Distillery / Fetta Pizza Road Tour **SOLD OUT**

Bourbon Whiskey is a distinctly American product that has been produced in this country since the 18thcentury. Bourbon can be made in any U.S. state but the vast majority of it hails from Kentucky, and can claim to be world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon. The location of the O.Z. Tyler® Distillery has been producing Bourbon Whiskey since 1885. Then on to Fetta Pizza – locally owned and operated – best pizza in the Midwest!

  •  Pre-Registration Required
  • $32 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people\
  • Tour and Pizza included in registration
  • Approximately 160 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Stage: Fraternal Order Of the Police – 150 Corvette Drive
 
10:00am – 12:00pm Book Signing with Wil Cooksey

  • Will be signing No Time To Cry
  • Location TBA
 
10:00am – 2:30pm All Corvette Celebrity Choice Car Show #1

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window placard at ticket booth
  • Winners will be posted Outside Club Room Doors
  • Parking Lot A, B, & C
 
10:00am – 3:30pm Ladies’ Oasis – A chance to relax away from Gear-Head activities

  • No registration required
  • Victory Lane
 
10:45am – 12:15pm S9: Corvette Racing Seminar

Subjects on past racing year – what’s to come in 2018

  • Speaker: Doug Fehan – Program Manager Corvette Racing]
  • Q & A session
  • NCM Conference Center
 
11:00am – 7:00pm  Karting at the NCM Kartplex

  • Registration Onsite
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
12:00pm – 4:30pm Ask the Expert – Drop In Assistance

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd
 
1:00pm – 2:30pm    S10: NCM Live Auction

  • Auctioneer: Adam Boca along with Doug Fehan
  • Unique & Special Items
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
1:00pm – 3:00pm Book Signing with Kevin Mackay

  • Location to be Announced
 1:30pm – 3:00pm  Sip-N-Paint – Yellow Door Creations
A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art on barn wood and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine! Pre-Registration Required
  • Registration Fee: $45
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • Just Breathe Wooden Wall Hanging
  • NCM Board Room (Enter Though Front Offices)

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Under the Hood with Mobil 1

This demonstration and seminar will take you under the hood of a Corvette to see what exactly goes into a routine oil change and educate you on the various types of oil there are to choose from, the benefits of having your oil changed at a dealership and other ins and outs. Become a better consumer and ask questions from the pros.

  • Presenters: Andy Moran / Cam Bowers
  • NCM Delivery Garage

 3:00pm – 4:00pm

S11: Autograph Session

  • Tadge Juechter, Kirk Bennion, Harlan Charles, Kai Spande, Doug Fehan, and more!
  • Chevrolet Theater

 3:30pm – 4:00pm

Car Show Awards Presentations

  • Friday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle

 4:00pm

Raffle Drawing –2019 Grand Sport Coupe – Color TBD

 4:15pm-4:30pm

Bash Event Group Picture

  • Copies of pictures will be available through FotoFX in Blvd
  • NCM Logo Circle

5:00pmNCM Closes  5:30pm – 9:00pm

BQT2: Winners’ Circle Dinner / Cash Bar

Open to those who have donated more than $1000 in 2017, have named the Museum in their estate plans, or made cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more since January 1, 2003.

  • By invitation only
  • Dinner served at 6:15pm
  • NCM Conference Center

 SATURDAY APRIL 28 8:00amNCM Opens  8:00am – 11:00am

Registration Continues

  • Onsite registration open
  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • NCM Lobby in Front of Clubroom

 8:00am – 5:00pm

2019 Corvette Stingrays and ZR1 on Display

  • GM Representatives will be present to answer any questions
  • NCM Conference Center & Plaza

 8:30am – 10:15am

S12: 2019 Presentation including ZR1

Learn what’s new in design, interior, colors, etc. on the new model year 2019

  • Speakers: Tadge Juechter – Corvette Chief Engineer, Kirk Bennion – Corvette Designer and Harlan Charles – Chevrolet Corvette Product Marketing Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater

 9:00am – 11:00am

Paul Koerner & Brittany George’s Classroom Session – Stingray / Z06 / Grandsport

C7, production has been out for a while and some of the features are still a mystery.  Details from the service side can help you with issues that might be of concern.  In this setting, we will cover infotainment, Bluetooth and anything else that you might have a concern with.  Question and answer, interactions with 7th Generation will all be part of our class Pre-registration is Required

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

 9:00am – 11:00am

2019 Caravan Captains Meeting

  • Open to official caravan captains only
  • NCM Clubroom

 9:00am – 1:00pm

All Corvette Celebrity Choice Car Show #2

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window placard at ticket booth
  • Winners will be posted Outside Club Room Doors
  • Parking Lot A, B, & C

9:30am – 3:30pm

**SOLD OUT** LT7: General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise **SOLD OUT**

Cruise Nashville’s Cumberland River on the General Jackson Showboat with it’s four massive decks and a beautiful two-story Victorian Theater, where live shows are performed. Enjoy a delightful Southern meal and world-class show on the General Jackson Showboat, our 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat that’s one of the largest in the country.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited Participation
  • $68 Members / $71 Non-Members
  • Tour and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area: Fraternal Order Police – 150 Corvette Drive

 9:30am – 3:30pm

LT11: O.Z. Tyler Distillery / Fetta Pizza Road Tour 

Bourbon Whiskey is a distinctly American product that has been produced in this country since the 18thcentury. Bourbon can be made in any U.S. state but the vast majority of it hails from Kentucky, and can claim to be world-renowned Kentucky Bourbon. The location of the O.Z. Tyler® Distillery has been producing Bourbon Whiskey since 1885. Then on to Fetta Pizza – locally owned and operated – best pizza in the Midwest!

  •  Pre-Registration Required
  • $32 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Limited to 50 people\
  • Tour and Pizza included in registration
  • Approximately 160 miles round trip
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging area: Fraternal Order Police – 150 Corvette Drive

 

 10:00am – 12:00pm

Book Signing with Wil Cooksey

  • Will be signing No Time To Cry
  • Location TBA

 

 10:00am – 12:00pmLadies’ Garage 
By women for women – an opportunity to learn about basic Corvette (cars in general) maintenance and how to be a smart consumer of automotive services. Presenters are knowledgeable in all areas of Corvettes from Powertrain and engineering to high performance driving so bring your questions and ask the experts.  

  • Presentation by Kelly Bellore (program manager – Corvette) and the Ladies of the Corvette Team
  • For Women only
  • Conference Center

 10:00am – 3:30pmLadies Oasis
A chance to relax away from Gear-Head activities

  • No registration required
  • Victory Lane

 10:15am – 2:30pm

LT8: Aviation Heritage Park & Chaney’s Dairy Barn

Join us at the Bowling Green Aviation Heritage Park to view their collection of 5 historic aircraft. We will also provide a photo opportunity of your Corvette in front of a plane (plane to be decided by the Aviation Heritage Park). We will then go to Chaney’s Dairy barn for a group lunch included in registration.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited Participation
  • $30 Members / $35 Non-Members
  • Aviation Heritage Guided Tour, Lunch, & 8 X 10 photo included in Registration
  • Photo taken by Eric / FotoFX
  • Staging area: Fraternal Order Police – 150 Corvette Drive

 10:30am-11:30am

S13: Michelin Tech Talk

  • Speaker: Lee Willard – Chief Michelin Corvette Tire Engineer
  • Chevrolet Theater

 11:00am- 1:45pm

LT9: Barren River State Park

Join us at the Barren River State Park for their spectacular lodge surrounded by rolling, tree-covered hills, the lodge overlooks the beautiful 10,000-acre lake.

  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Pre-registration Required
  • Limited Participation
  • $20 Members / $23 Non-Members
  • Tour and Lunch included in Registration
  • Staging area: Fraternal Order Police – 150 Corvette Drive

 11:45am – 12:30pm

S14: ExxonMobil Tech Talk

  • Speaker: Cam Bower – Strategic Global Alliance Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater

 11:00am – 7:00pm

Karting at the NCM Motorsports Park

  • Registration Onsite
  • NCM Motorsports Park

 12:45pm – 1:45pm

S15: Ambassador Meeting

Learn what’s new and upcoming at the NCM

  • Speaker: Stephanie Morrill – Membership and Guest Service Manager
  • Chevrolet Theater

 1:00pm – 2:45pmS16: Hand Building the LT4 Engine
Watch as the Performance Build Center Team completely disassembles and reassembles an LT4 engine from top to bottom.  Feel free to ask the team about the parts, the engine, and the process during the build.  After the team has finished building the engine from the bare block they will talk about the testing, sequencing, and other processes to get the final engine ready to go in a Z06 Corvette.

  • Builders: Brian Lee and John Wurth
  • NCM Conference Center

 1:00pm-3:00pm

Book Signing with Kevin Mackay

  • Location to be Announced

 

   1:00pm-3:00pm

Bourbon Basics Classroom & Tasting with the Whisky Chics

Want to know more about bourbon but don’t know where to begin? Are traditional tasting events too intimidating? Maybe you are a wine or beer drinker who is curious to find out what all the buzz is about. Let us ease your way into it as we create an experience with gateway cocktails that help you palate appreciate and enjoy the deliciousness of Kentucky Bourbon. Join the Whisky Chicks as they take you on a leisurely stroll on the path to bourbon enlightenment beginning with a little history, background about the different types of whisky and then move into ways one can enjoy and share your new-found passion and knowledge with friends.  Includes sample cocktails and tastings. Whisky dudes are welcome.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Registration Fee: $45 Member/ $48 Non-Member
  • Bourbon included in Registration
  • NCM Club Room

 1:15pm – 2:00pm

S17: GM Walk Around Presentation

Up close with the 2019 Corvette

  • GM Team – Tadge Juechter, Harlan Charles, Kirk Bennion
  • NCM Plaza

 

 2:00pm – 4:00pm

S18: Paul Koerner & Brittany George- Safety systems and Corvette, THEY DO go hand and hand!

Safety is at the forefront of everything Corvette is, and in this detailed seminar, we will show you just how amazingly safe this vehicle is.  From crumple zones to energy absorbing materials to seat belts to supplemental safety systems, we delve into WHY this vehicle has evolved into one of the safest 2 door sports cars in existence.  Question and answer will follow!

  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner & Brittany George
  • Chevrolet Theater

 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Car Show Awards Presentations

  • Saturday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle

 3:00pm

Raffle –2019 Black Corvette Convertible

 

 

3:00pm – 4:30pm MIM Tail of the Dragon participation meeting

  • Registered Participants Only
  • Conference Center
  • If you cannot attend this meeting – we can get you set up on Sunday morning with your badges and fill you in briefly as to what you missed at the meeting
 
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
5:15pm Cash Bar – Sloan Convention Center

  • Pre-registration required
  • Sloan Convention Center Atrium
 
6:00pm – 9:00pm BQT3: Bash Banquet / Dueling Piano’s International
Join us as our event banquet returns to the Sloan Convention Center for a plated dinner. Then back by popular demand / be wowed as Dueling Piano’s International take center stage for fun packed entertainment who never fail to get audiences singing, cheering, and calling for more.

  • Pre-registration required
  • Attire – Casual Dress
  • Menu – TBD
  • Entertainment provided by “Dueling Piano’s International”
  • $60 members / $65 non-members
  •  Sloan Convention Center

** Group tables available for $650 – Includes 10 seats, best in house, and a reserved table name placard. Contact events department to reserve your table.

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED

ONSITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE STARTING WEDNESDAY April 25th AT 1PM

Onsite registrations available at a rate of $20 Lifetime / $25 member / $35 non-member

 

Looking for things to do in Bowling Green on Saturday Night?

Check out the Marshall Tucker Band at SKYPAC – https://www.marshalltucker.com/tour-advance

 

 

 

 

Apr
29
Sun
MiM Dragon Run @ Biltmore Estate
Apr 29 @ 12:00 am – May 2 @ 12:00 am

Spring in the Smokies, Tail of the Dragon and Biltmore all combined in one great MiM tour. Once again we hit the road, leaving Bowling Green and heading East to run the famous TN-129, aka Tail of the Dragon. This year again, we will be staying at the beautiful Biltmore Inn on the Biltmore Estate grounds. The Monday Biltmore visit includes a specially arranged early morning photo op of the cars in front of the manor house followed by breakfast in the Biltmore Stable Café adjacent to the house. Included in our Biltmore plans are your choice of 1 specialty tour: The Legacy of the Land Tour, Rooftop Tour, Wine & Chocolate, Upstairs/Downstairs Tour or the Horse & Carriage Ride. Lunch will be at the Deer Park Restaurant on the grounds. After hours – enjoy a special private guided tour of the Mansion. New friends will be made while enjoying one of the most beautiful areas of the country during the colorful spring season. GPS as well as two-way radios highly recommended!

Please be sure to check out our customized MiM Merchandise

Members: $1500 Driver / $450 Passenger

Non-Members $1540 / $490 Passenger

  • Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member for the member discount rate – please call Becky at 270-467-8836

Advance registration closes at 8am CT Monday, March 10th, 2018 (or until sold out).

** No registrations or refunds are available after that date **

SOLD OUT!

Call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 for Waitlist

 

Museum in Motion Bash Dragon Run Agenda
SATURDAY, APRIL 28th
4:15pm – 5:00pm Registration Pickup & Drivers Meeting

  • NCM Clubroom
SUNDAY, APRIL 29th
 7:30am Museum Opens
7:45am Stage in NCM Front Circle
8:00am Depart NCM

  • Caravan heads out toward Asheville, NC
  • Approximately 2 hour drive time
 
9:50am – 10:10am Scheduled Rest Stop
 
*** Check Local Time – Different Time Zone ***
12:45pm – 1:45pm Gas Stop & Lunch – your choice of numerous restaurants in area

  • Gas Stop recommended / optional
  • Target Parking Lot – 1900 Town Center Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37922
  • Wendy’s, McDonalds, Subway, Five Guys etc.
  • Lunch not included in registration
 
1:50pm Regroup and Stage

  • Target Parking Lot
 
2:15pm Approximate arrival to begin ‘Tail of the Dragon’

  • US 129 S  Alcoa, TN
 
5:30pm Arrive in Asheville – check into the Inn on Biltmore Estate

  • One Antler Hill Rd, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Lodging included in registration
 
6:00pm Dinner on your own

  • Options are Biltmore Inn, Biltmore Village, or beautiful Asheville
  • $25 per person gift card included in registration
 
MONDAY, APRIL 30th
7:30am – 8:30am Arrive Biltmore Estate

  • Stage Cars for photography near Biltmore House
  • Complimentary photo to be mailed after trip
  • Shuttles provided at all stops on grounds at Biltmore
  • Full day of activities included in registration
 
8:45am – 10:00am Breakfast Buffet at Biltmore Stable Café
Adjacent to Biltmore House, the stable, which originally housed George Vanderbilt’s horses and carriages, has been renovated into a beautiful restaurant. This special venue offers seating in former stalls and the hayloft area where we will be seated.
 

 

Times varies slightly by tours – check your ticket from Biltmore for times Choice of 1 Xtra Behind the Scenes Tour of Biltmore House 
(make sure you choose one in your registration)
  • Legacy of the Land Tour– take a motor coach tour of the estate and learn about the history of the land, structures, and former residents. You’ll visit areas not open to guests.
  • Rooftop Tour – Enjoy amazing views from rooftops and balconies and get a closer look at the design and construction of Biltmore House with this 60-minute guided tour of areas not on the regular house visit.
  • Upstairs/Downstairs Tour – reveals the glamorous life of attending a Vanderbilt house party and the fascinating work that went on behind the scenes at Biltmore.  Guests will descend the backstairs to learn event more about servant life, see Biltmore’s sub-basement, and discover the technology that made America’s largest home a modern marvel
  • Wine & Chocolate – Discover why chocolate and red wine are a match made in heaven.   (THIS TOUR IS AT 2PM)
  • Horse & Carriage Ride – 30 min ride- Travel through the estate on an 8-passenger wagonette and enjoy unforgettable views

 

 
12:30pm – 1:30pm Deerpark Restaurant Buffet Lunch– Biltmore Grounds
Deerpark Restaurant is housed in a historic barn original to the estate. Enjoy prepared–to–order specialties in addition to classic favorites. The delightful courtyard restaurant specializes in Southern family–style dishes. Enjoy our Taste of the South lunch and brunch buffets highlighting regional Southern flavors drawn from the Carolina Coast, Low Country, Southern Appalachians, and Louisiana.

  • Meet at Deerpark Restaurant
  • Located approximately 3 miles from Biltmore House

 

 
2:00pm – 4:30pm Antler Hill Village or Biltmore Gardens – Self Guided – Biltmore Grounds
A stop at the Winery is a must for anyone who enjoys good food and wine – complimentary wine tastings will be offered in the Tasting Room throughout the day and visit the Barn, Farmland, and Kitchen Garden to learn more about Biltmore’s agricultural heritage. Before leaving the Village, be sure to pop in the Legacy Exhibit Hall to see the exhibit on display at the time or relax on the Village Green. 
 
4:45pm – 6:15pm NCM Private Guided Evening Visit – Biltmore House
A visit to America’s largest home is a most memorable experience. Cross the threshold into a world of hospitality, beauty, and luxury that has remained virtually unchanged for more than a century. Hear the Biltmore story as you walk through the house with a knowledgeable guide.

  • Meet at Biltmore House

 

 
6:30pm Depart on Own to Inn on Biltmore Estates

  • Free evening to enjoy as you wish
  • Lodging included in registration
 
TUESDAY, MAY 1st
  Day on Own to Rest, Explore, Enjoy Biltmore and Asheville

  • Heard your suggestion to have a free day
  • Lodging and admission again to Biltmore Estate included in registration

 

   
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd Check Out and Depart

Travel carefully and return home safely – Thank you for joining the 2018 ‘MiM’ Bash Dragon Run Tour

Call Karen (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 for Waitlist

May
17
Thu
C4 Gathering @ National Corvette Museum
May 17 – May 19 all-day

2018 C4 Gathering
May 17-19, 2018

The National Corvette Museum hosts the C4 Gathering along with the ZR-1 Net Registry http://www.zr1netregistry.com/, and the Grand Sport Registry http://www.grandsportregistry.com/.

Open to all those interested in the 4th Generation Corvette, these two organizations and the NCM are working to bring participants activities, seminars, road tours, MSP touring laps, and Karting along with information specific to their interest in this generation of Corvette.

On-line registration is now Open! Pre-registration closes at 5:00pm central time on Monday, May 7th. Activities are open to Event Registrants only.

NCM Member Registration is $20pp and Non-Member Registration is $30pp. All pre-registered participants will receive a commemorative hardcard credential, lanyard, and event pin.

Make sure you are signed onto NCM e-News to get the latest on event registration and updates.

Click here to register

 Agenda
(Please check back periodically as agenda is subject to change)
Thank you!

WEDNESDAY, MAY 16TH
   
8:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
2:00pm – 5:00pm Advance and Onsite Registration pickup

  • NCM Ticket Booth
6:00pm – 11:00pm Welcome Reception – Holiday Inn University Plaza

  • 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY 4210
  • Pizza and Refreshments Provided
  • No-charge for ZR-1 Net Registry / Grand Sport Members
  • Holiday Inn University Plaza Lobby
THURSDAY, MAY 17TH
 
8:00am NCM / Corvette Café Opens
   
8:00am – 5:00pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration opens

  • NCM Ticket Booth
   

 

9:00am – 11:00am S1: Introduction to NCM / NCM Motorsports Park / High Performance Driving

  • Speakers – TBD
  • NCM Clubroom
   
9:30am – 11:00am Free Guided Road Tour

  • Scenic tour – no stops
  • No registration needed
  • Depart from NCM Grass Circle
   

 

12:00pm – 4:30pm MSP Touring Laps

Touring offered throughout the afternoon that fit to your schedule. With lead / follow – an average of highway speeds is the norm! Drive your own Corvette. Convertibles and passengers welcome! Spectators Welcome!

  • Pre-registration required
  • Mandatory attendance at 12pm Driver’s Meeting
  • Cost: $50 for unlimited touring laps
  • 20-minute group out intervals
  • Last group out at 4:00pm
  • NCM Motorsports Park
   
4:30pm  Leave for Dinner at Oasis Southwest Grill

Serving up made-from-scratch goodness for over 13 years. Award-winning BBQ and ribs to their in-house hand-cut USDA steaks to our homemade sides — there’s something for everyone at The Oasis Southwest Grill. Locally owned steakhouse restaurant with an extensive menu and full bar.

  • 116 Steele Road, Franklin, KY 42134
  • No registration needed
  • Dinner cost not included – pay your own
  • Leave from NCM Front Circle
   
5:00pm NCM Closes
   

 

FRIDAY, MAY 18TH
 
8:00am NCM Opens
   
8:00am – 5:00pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration open

  • NCM Ticket Booth
   
10:00am – 11:30am Free Guided Road Tour

  • Scenic tour – no stops
  • No registration needed
  • Depart from NCM Grass Circle
   
12:30pm – 2:00pm Karting Enduro Race at MSP – Session 1

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Cost for Karting: $38 per person (10% group discount)
  • Teams of 3-4 drivers
  • Limited to 48 drivers
  • Includes 20-minute practice / 60-minute endurance race
  • Short classroom safety briefing
  • Helmets provided
  • Closed toe shoes required
   
2:30pm – 4:00pm Karting Enduro Race at MSP – Session 2

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Cost for Karting: $38 per person (10% group discount)
  • Teams of 3-4 drivers
  • Limited to 48 drivers
  • Includes 20-minute practice / 60-minute endurance race
  • Short classroom safety briefing
  • Helmets provided
  • Closed toe shoes required
   
   
5:00pm NCM Closes
   

 

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19TH
   
8:00am NCM Opens
   
8:00am – 11:00am Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration open

  • NCM Ticket Booth
   
10:00am – 10:45am S2: C4 / ZR1-1 Performance and Handling

  • Speaker: Marc Haibeck
  • Q & A session
  • Conference Center
   

 

12:00pm Group Event Picture

  • NCM Logo Circle
  • Photo’s available at FotoFX booth in exhibit hall
   
1:00pm – 2:00pm Grand Sport Registry Membership Meeting

  • NCM Clubroom
1:00pm – 2:00pm ZR-1 Net Registry Membership Meeting

  • Chevrolet Theater
   
2:00pm – 4:00pm S3: The Black Widow ZR-1 – Panel Discussion

  • Speakers: TBD
  • Chevrolet Theater
   
4:00pm – 5:00pm Narrated Boulevard Tour of Black Widow Cars

  • Speaker: TBD
  • Chevrolet Theater
   

 

5:00pm NCM Closes
   
5:15pm Cash Bar / Banquet / Program

  • Pre-registration require·
  • Cost $27 NCM Member / $30 Non-NCM Membe
  • NCM Conference Center
  • Welcome and serving at 6:00pm

o   BROCCOLI SLAW

o   Broccoli, Red Cabbage, Apples, Carrots, Raisins, & Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

o   APPLEWOOD SMOKED CHICKEN with Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, & Scallions

o   CREAMY MASHED POTATOES with Cream & Butter

o   COUNTRY GREEN BEANS Slow Cooked with Ham Broth

o   HONEY BUTTER JALAPENO CORNBREAD MUFFIN

o   LEMON SQUARES with POWDERED SUGAR

 


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