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Museum Welcomes Indy 500 Exhibit

At the Indianapolis 500, Chevy runs real deep, and it always has. Louis Chevrolet won at the Speedway even before there was a 500-mile race. Smokey Yunick, Jim Rathmann, Mark Donohue, A.J. Foyt, the Andretti family, Roger Penske… all are legendary figures at Indianapolis, and all are heroes to Chevrolet racing fans. The National Corvette …

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1979 ‘Big Red’ Vette Joins Museum Collection

“It took me a couple of years to come to the conclusion to do what’s right for the car,” said Claudia Stodghill of Tallahassee, FL. Claudia’s brother, Bob Doerr (of Gahanna, Ohio), had left his beloved 1979 Red Corvette to her about 25 years ago, and since then the car has been lovingly kept in …

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Chevrolet Studio #3 Items Donated

Not only does the National Corvette Museum collect and display cars, but we also have a large collection of other Corvette “stuff” thanks to enthusiasts who want to see the history of America’s Sports Car preserved. This week we were lucky enough to receive some prints from Chevrolet Studio #3 (which later became the Corvette …

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Museum to Add Car Preservation to Tour Experience

Imagine watching a new Corvette roll off the assembly line, riding in one for a hot lap at the NCM Motorsports Park and then seeing icons throughout history on display at the National Corvette Museum. How could a visit to the Home of America’s Sports Car get any better? What if you could watch those …

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