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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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Custom-Built Corvette & Eldorado ‘El Vette’ Donated

While growing up I came to know there was nothing my dad could not fix.  At some point, I noticed my dad, John Jacobi (sometimes known as JJ) strived to do things differently than most.  For instance, he wouldn’t buy something if he knew he could make it.  Sometimes this was just plain embarrassing to …

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Kaye Wagner Joins NCM Board

“Yes, this really is my car.” It’s a sentence Kaye Wagner finds herself repeating at various car shows and events when she rolls up in her 2015 Laguna Blue Convertible Z06. And a sentence that people she encounters are not only surprised by, but very supportive of. When Kaye jumped into the Corvette hobby, she …

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Chuck Fast Joins NCM Board

If you looked back ten years at the National Corvette Museum, the facility and offerings were much different from what you see today. The expansion would not yet be complete and open, and the NCM Motorsports Park would still be an idea. With additional optioned land being purchased at the NCM Motorsports Park, and additional …

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