C4 Gathering

When:
May 18, 2017 – May 20, 2017 all-day
2017-05-18T00:00:00-05:00
2017-05-21T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
USA
Contact:
Karen Renfrow or Bryce Burklow
270-467-8804 or 270-777-4506

2017 C4 Gathering
May 18-20, 2017

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, a special guided plant/museum tour, MSP track day and 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 8th. 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 personalized commemorative credential, lanyard, and event pin.

Onsite Registration: NCM Member $30pp and Non-Member Registration is $40pp. All onsite registrants will receive a hardcard credential, & lanyard,

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** REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED – ONSITE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE! **

 

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

WEDNESDAY, MAY 17TH
8:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
2:00pm – 5:00pm Advance and Onsite Registration pickup

  • NCM Lobby

 

 

6:00pm – 11:00pm Welcome Reception – Holiday Inn University Plaza

  • 1021 Wilkinson Trace, Bowling Green, KY 42103
  • Pizza and Refreshments Provided
  • No-charge for ZR-1 Net Registry / Grand Sport Members
  • Holiday Inn University Plaza Lobby

 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 18TH
 
8:00am NCM / Corvette Café Opens
 
8:00am – 4:00pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration opens

  • NCM Lobby
 

 

9:00am – 10:00am Free Guided Road Tour / Clifty Hollow Run

  • Depart from NCM Grass Circle
 

 

10:00am – 10:45am S1: C4 / ZR-1 Performance Developments

  • Speaker: Marc Haibeck / Ron Hanselman
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
10:30am – 12:15pm Plant Tour

  • $10 per person
  • Limited to 25 people
  • Tour time is 11:00am
  • Prohibited Items: Cell Phones, Cameras, Electronic Devices, Sandals (Closed toe and closed heel shoes only), Spike heel shoes, Children under the age of 10, backpacks, purses, bags, any walking assists, such as walkers or canes
 

 

11:00am – 12:00pm Lunch on your own
 

 

11:45am – 1:45pm Plant Tour

  • $10 per person
  • Limited to 25 people
  • Tour time is 12:15pm
  • Prohibited Items: Cell Phones, Cameras, Electronic Devices, Sandals (Closed toe and closed heel shoes only), Spike heel shoes, Children under the age of 10, Backpacks, purses, bags, Any walking assists, such as walkers or canes
 

 

12:30pm – 2:00pm Karting Enduro Race at MSP – Session 1

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Cost for Karting: $36 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: $36 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
 

 

4:30pm Leave for Dinner at Oasis Southwest Grill

  • 116 Steele Road, Franklin, KY 42134
  • Dinner cost not included
  • Leave from NCM Front Circle
 

 

5:00pm NCM closes
 

 

FRIDAY, MAY 19TH
 
8:00am NCM / Corvette Cafe Opens
 
8:00am – 4:30pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration open

  • NCM Lobby
 

 

8:00am – 11:00am Introduction to the NCM MSP & High Performance Driving

  •  Speakers: Mike Rivet / Mark Horner
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 

 

9:00am – 9:45am S2: TBA

  • Tribute Video to Tommy Morrison
  • Chevrolet Theater
 

 

9:30am – 11:00am Rollercoaster Road Tour

  • Free Guided Road Tour
  • 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!

  •  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 MSP
 

 

5:00pm NCM Closes
 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 20TH
8:00am NCM / Corvette Cafe Opens

 

8:00am – 11:00am  

Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration open

  • NCM Lobby
 

 

9:00am – 10:15am S3: Callaway History and Guided Tour

  • Speaker: Chris Chessnoe
  • Presentation of History of Callaway / Chevrolet Theater
  • Guided Tour of Callaway Corvettes in Exhibit Hall
 

 

10:25am – 12:00pm S4: The History of Pirate Racing

  • Speaker: Tim Riley
  • Chevrolet Theater
 

 

 
 

 

12:00pm Group Event Picture

  • NCM Logo Circle
  • Photo’s available at FX booth in exhibit hall
 

 

12:15pm – 1:00pm Lunch on your own
 

 

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 S5: ZR-1 at LeMans / C4 Racing

  • Speaker: Doug Rippie
  • Chevrolet Theater
 

 

3:00pm – 3:55pm S6: Narrated Blvd Tour of Race Cars on Display

  • Speaker: Robert Pfeffer
  • Chevrolet Theater
 

 

 

 

5:00pm NCM Closes
 

 

5:15pm Cash Bar / Banquet / Program / Auction

  • Pre-registration required
  • Cost $30 NCM Member / $35 Non-NCM Member
  • NCM Conference Center
  • Welcome and serving at 6:00pm
  • Guest Speaker:  Ralph Kramer