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Telling the Story of Corvettes’ Early Competitor

Ford Thunderbird Donation
“What’s that FORD doing in a Corvette Museum? Don Hering of Cincinnati, OH remembers the first time he saw a Thunderbird. He was 11 years old, and the 1955 model had just debuted. From then it became a life-long dream to own one. “Growing up I always thought they were cool, and I was interested …

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Rare Color 1993 ZR-1 Donated

1993 Black Rose ZR1 Donation
The Corvette has a long history that’s connected to the U.S. military, and the story of how this particular Corvette made it’s way to the National Corvette Museum has a military connection. For many who have served, owning a Corvette after returning home is a reward to themselves. In our donor’s case, he served in …

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Museum, Motorsports Park Featured on Tennessee Valley Uncharted

Tennessee Valley Uncharted
Tennessee Valley Uncharted, the television show, highlights unique locations, techniques and traditions across the seven state region known as the Tennessee Valley. Watch as hosts Erick Baker and Aerial Nicole lead the way through breathtaking beauty, deep-rooted culture and heart-pounding adventure, mined from the outdoors of the Tennessee Valley. Travel with Erick, Aerial and the …

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1979 Engineering Development Corvette Undergoing Conservation

1979 Pilot Car Viewing Window
It’s known as the Corvette that started the Bowling Green Assembly Plant. But this 1979 Corvette had a story prior to arriving in Kentucky. This 1979 Corvette has an experimental chassis that was utilized to develop the engineering changes coming in 1980 and 1981 to the third-generation of Corvette. This Corvette’s chassis was modified by …

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From NASCAR to NCM

Five years ago, to the day, DeDe and George Cable were at the National Corvette Museum picking up a Stingray. Now, they are back with a special friend in tow, former NASCAR driver and current racing commentator Kyle Petty.  A connection that was brought together through time and cars led to the special friendship that …

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