Michelin NCM Bash

When:
April 27, 2023 – April 29, 2023 all-day
2023-04-27T00:00:00-05:00
2023-04-30T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
350 Corvette Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
USA
Contact:
270-777-4506 or 270-467-8804

2023 Michelin NCM Bash

April 27-29, 2023

Kickoff of the NCM onsite event season with us here in Bowling Green, KY! Returning activities include a seminars by Michelin, Mobil 1, General Motors, Bowling Green Assembly Plant, and classroom sessions by GM certified Corvette Technician Paul Koerner. Enjoy guided road tours, a newly expanded car show, a live auction, vendors, and the announcement of the 2023 Corvette Hall of Fame Class.

A seminar schedule and a more detailed agenda will be made available as we can confirm the presenter’s ability to be onsite.

Watch the agenda for updates including:  

Seminars featuring Bowling Green Assembly Plant, General Motors, Michelin, & Mobil 1
Classroom Sessions with Corvette Expert Paul Koerner
Product demonstrations by Corvette Store Partners
Live auction
Guided Road Tours
Evening Activities To Be Announced
National Corvette Museum Driven Content including:

  • Demonstration Drives
  • Artifact Spotlights on items exclusive to the Museum’s Collection

Online registration closes at 9:00am central time on Friday, April 7th. All activities are open to Event Registrants only. On-line registrants will receive a hardcard credential, lanyard, event pin and dash plaque. Lifetime registration is $35pp, member registration is $40pp and non-member registration is $50pp.

  • Onsite registrations are available at the increased rates of $40 / $45 / $55.
  • No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes on April 7th
  • Make sure you are signed onto NCM e-News to get the latest on event registration and updates. 

Registration Available On-Site – To Register, please call Maci @ 270-467-8804 or Melissia @ 270 – 777 – 4556

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

               

 

Michelin NCM Bash T-Shirt

Non-Member: $22.00 / Member: $20.00 / Lifetime: $19.00

 

Men’s Bash Event Polo 

Non-Member:  $26.00 / Member:  $23.00 / Lifetime:  $22.00

 

Ladies’ Bash Event Polo

Non-Member:  $26.00 / Member:  $23.00 / Lifetime:  $22.00

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 26th

9:00am National Corvette Museum Opens
Times Will Vary Bash HPDE

The National Corvette Museum has been hosting high performance driving events around the country since 2004, and this is your chance to take advantage of this prestigious program at the home of the Corvette!!  Whether you’re a serious automobile enthusiast or a first-time driver, The National Corvette Museum HPDE driving program will help take your skills to the next level.  In a very short time, you will find yourself driving better, smoother, faster and safer than you ever thought possible.  Learn more here: https://www.motorsportspark.org/drive-your-car/

  • To Register, Click Here
  •  Located at NCM Motorsports Park
 
2:00pm – 5:00pm Advance Registration Pickup / Onsite Registration Opens

  • NCM Club Room
 

Thursday, April 27th

7:30am – 2:15pm LT1: James Beam Tour & Lunch

What makes our bourbon special are the eight generations behind it. Each of our family distillers has a spirit of their own, building on the Beam legacy of those who came before.  Genuine, quality ingredients distilled by craftsmen without compromise. That’s bourbon made the Beam way. You don’t want to miss this!

  • Pre-registration required
  • 568 Happy Hollow Rd, Clermont, KY 40110
  • $50 members / $55 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
7:45am – 3:00pm LT2: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum / Fetta Specialty Pizza Lunch
The International Bluegrass Music Association was founded in Owensboro, Kentucky in 1986. While the IBMA relocated to Nashville years ago, Owensboro has been the home of the Hall of Fame since 1991. Passionate fans, supporters, government officials, and board members gathered to raise funds and petition the State of Kentucky to secure the remaining amount needed to build the brand new Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, right on the banks of the Ohio River near the birthplace of bluegrass music. You don’t want to miss this!

  •  Pre-registration required
  • $40 members / $45 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • 311 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
8:30am – 2:30pm LT3: Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage & FKS Kitchen

The Hermitage is a historical museum located in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The 1,000-acre + site was owned by Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, from 1804 until his death at the Hermitage in 1845. It also serves as his final resting place. Enjoy exploring The Hermitage with the Mansion Tour which includes admission to the grounds, a 30-minute guided tour of The Hermitage mansion and a self-guided tour of the farmland that was once The Hermitage, as well as the gardens, and other historical buildings. While on the grounds enjoy a boxed lunch from the onsite FKS Kitchen which is a down-home, Southern restaurant with delicious food. The Hermitage also offers Wine Tasting at additional cost from the onsite Natchez Hills Winery.

  • 4580 Rachels Ln, Hermitage, TN  37076
  • Pre-registration required
  • $45 members / $50 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA

Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM

9:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
9:00am – 11:00am Parking Lot Banner Pickup

  • Wendell Strode Club Room
9:00am – 11:00am C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner

Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette. Pre-registration is Required.

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Chevrolet Theater
(Times Will Vary) Bash HPDE

The National Corvette Museum has been hosting high performance driving events around the country since 2004, and this is your chance to take advantage of this prestigious program at the home of the Corvette!!  Whether you’re a serious automobile enthusiast or a first-time driver, The National Corvette Museum HPDE driving program will help take your skills to the next level.  In a very short time, you will find yourself driving better, smoother, faster and safer than you ever thought possible.  Learn more here: https://www.motorsportspark.org/drive-your-car/

  • To Register, Click Here
  • Located at NCM Motorsports Park
 
2:00pm – 3:00pm  Corvette Assembly Plant Update

  • Speaker: Kai Spande – Bowling Green Assembly Plant Director
  • NCM Conference Center
 

Friday, April 28th

 

7:30am – 2:15pm LT4: James Beam Tour & Lunch

What makes our bourbon special are the eight generations behind it. Each of our family distillers has a spirit of their own, building on the Beam legacy of those who came before.  Genuine, quality ingredients distilled by craftsmen without compromise. That’s bourbon made the Beam way. You don’t want to miss this!

  • Pre-registration required
  • $50 members / $55 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • 568 Happy Hollow Rd, Clermont, KY 40110
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
7:45am – 3:00pm LT5: Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum / Fetta Specialty Pizza Lunch
The International Bluegrass Music Association was founded in Owensboro, Kentucky in 1986. While the IBMA relocated to Nashville years ago, Owensboro has been the home of the Hall of Fame since 1991. Passionate fans, supporters, government officials, and board members gathered to raise funds and petition the State of Kentucky to secure the remaining amount needed to build the brand new Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, right on the banks of the Ohio River near the birthplace of bluegrass music. You don’t want to miss this!

  •  Pre-registration required
  • $40 members / $45 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • 311 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
 
8:30am – 2:30pm LT6: Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage & FKS Kitchen

The Hermitage is a historical museum located in Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The 1,000-acre + site was owned by Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, from 1804 until his death at the Hermitage in 1845. It also serves as his final resting place. Enjoy exploring The Hermitage with the Mansion Tour which includes admission to the grounds, a 30-minute guided tour of The Hermitage mansion and a self-guided tour of the farmland that was once The Hermitage, as well as the gardens, and other historical buildings. While on the grounds enjoy a boxed lunch from the onsite FKS Kitchen which is a down-home, Southern restaurant with delicious food. The Hermitage also offers Wine Tasting at additional cost from the onsite Natchez Hills Winery.

  • 4580 Rachels Ln, Hermitage, TN  37076
  • Pre-registration required
  • $45 members / $50 non-members
  • Limited 48 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Drive your own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA

Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM

 
9:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
9:00am – 11:00am Parking Lot Banner Pickup

  • Wendell Strode Club Room
 
(Touring Lap Times Vary) NCM Event Touring Laps

Drive your car on track with four lead/follow laps on track. Bash guests will receive special, event pricing at $99.  Didn’t drive your Vette?  No problem!  We have plenty of experiential offering that are sure to fir your schedule and budget.

  • To Register, Click Here
  • Located at NCM Motorsports Park
 
10:15am – 11:15am  A Fast History of Corvette & Michelin Racing 

Review the history of Corvette Endurance Racing with Michelin and how this relationship has produced innovation technologies for Corvette high-performance street tires.  

  • Speaker: Lee Willard
  • NCM Conference Center
 
11:15am – 12:00pm  Mobil 1 Tech Talk 

  • NCM Conference Center
 
12:30pm – 1:45pm Corvette Team Update

Join Chevrolet Corvette & Camaro Product Marketing Manager, Harlan Charles, in the NCM Conference Center as he discusses new updates on Corvette.

  • Speaker: Harlan Charles
  • NCM Conference Center
 
1:30pm – 3:30pm Sip n’ Paint
A step-by-step beginner art project class in which guests can create unique and original works of art and learn basic creative techniques to apply to at home projects, all while enjoying their favorite wine!

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Registration Fee: $45 Members / $50 Non-Members
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • NCM Board Room (front offices)
 
1:45pm – 2:45pm  Ambassadors Meeting

  • Chevrolet Theater
 
3:00pm Corvette Raffle TBA
 

Saturday, April 29th

8:30am – 2:15pm LT7: Swope’s Car of Yesteryears Auto Museum / Back Home Restaurant 

The Swope’s Cars of Yesteryear Museum features an impressive collection of vintage and antique cars ranging from the early 1900’s to the 1960’s in a variety of makes and models in both original condition and restored condition. Backhome is not just an amazing, southern local restaurant. The restaurant started more than 35 years ago as an antique & crafts dealer. From homemade candies to Candleberry Candles to home decor, come see everything they have to offer.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
  • 1080 N Dixie Hwy, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
  • Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
  • Limited to 48 people
 
9:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
9:00am – 11:00am Parking Lot Banner Pickup

  • Wendell Strode Club Room
 
9:00am – 11:00am Caravan Captain’s Meeting
Captains & Co-Captains only, please RSVP with Caravan Chairman Frank Sancineto at [email protected]

  • Gardner Mattson Board Room
 
9:00am – 11:00am C8 Classroom Session with Paul Koerner

Question and answer on the new C8 generation. Very interactive class where you will be able to ask Paul any and all of your questions about your personal Corvette. Pre-registration is Required.

  • $80 registration fee
  • GM Certified Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Limited to 10 registrants (spouse or your guest invited to sit in)
  • Chevrolet Theater
9:30am – 3:30pm LT8: General Jackson Showboat – Nashville
Take the 2.5-hour General Jackson Showboat Midday Lunch Cruise for an afternoon of entertainment along with a delicious buffet lunch! Enjoy the comedy, audience interaction, and catchy tunes from the band while cruising along the Cumberland River and tasting a mouth-watering Southern-style buffet prepared by the General Jackson’s very own sous chef.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $75 Members / $80 Non-Members
  • Drive your Own Corvette
  • Limited to 58 people
  • 2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
  • Staging Location TBA
  • Caravan to Attraction as Group – Departing from NCM
10:00am – 2:00pm Newly Expanded Corvette Car Show 

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window Placard located in Wendell Strode Club Room
  • New Categories TBA
11:00am – 12:00pm The All Season Tire Like No Other: Michelin’s Custom-Designed Pilot Sport All Season 4+ ZP for Corvette E-Ray

An In-depth review of development and performance of new Pilot Sport All Season 4+ ZPs on Corvette’s new 2024 E-ray.  

  • Speaker: Dr. Jeffery Anderson
  • NCM Conference Center
2:15pm – 2:45pm Car Show Awards Presentation 

  • Pictures taken of Winner’s
3:00pm 2023 Torch Red Corvette Convertible 4/29/23

  • $20.00 Unlimited Raffle

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER