Michelin NCM Bash

When:
May 28, 2020 – May 30, 2020 all-day
2020-05-28T00:00:00-05:00
2020-05-31T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
National Corvette Museum
350 Corvette Dr
Bowling Green, KY 42101
USA
Contact:
Bryce Burklow or Maci Hensley
270-777-4506 or 270-467-8804

2020 Michelin NCM Bash 

may 28 – 30, 2020

 

**Following the Center for Disease Control’s recommendation that for the next 8 weeks, organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more, the National Corvette Museum has decided to reschedule the Michelin NCM Bash to May 28-30. If you have any questions please contact Bryce or Maci**

 

Kickoff of the NCM onsite event season with the Michelin NCM Bash.  We are also expecting several configurations of the new 2020 Corvette! Our 2020 Bash will also feature the Ribbon Cutting for the Performance Gallery, and the Entombed Corvette exhibit, a discussion about the recently acquired XP 987 GT, and the renderings for the Silver Pearl Sisterhood supported Damsels of Design Rendering!

Watch the agenda for updates including:
Additional product demonstrations by Corvette Store Partners
Book signings

Returning activities include a seminar and classroom sessions by GM certified Corvette Technician Paul Koerner. Enjoy guided road tours, two celebrity choice car shows, a celebrity autograph session, live auction, book signings, and the Ladies’ Oasis.

Online registration closes at 8:00am central time on THURSDAY, MAY 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 $20pp, member registration is $25pp and non-member registration is $35pp.

  • Onsite registrations available at the increased rates of $25 / $30 / $40.

No refunds or cancellations after Advance Registration closes on MAY 7TH 

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Bash Agenda

(Agenda subject to change – check back for updates)

 

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 27
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
8:00am

10:00am

1:00pm

3:00pm

Motorsports Park Corvette Experience **NEWLY ADDED**
Ever dreamed of driving America’s Sports Car? How about on a race track? Now you can at NCM Motorsports Park! Get behind the wheel of a 2020 Corvette Stingray Z51 for laps around our 3.15 mile road course, built for speed! Our Corvette Experience gives you a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on practice on the track. You must be 18 years or older to participate with a valid driver’s license. Participants must sign a Vehicle Damage Policy and Indemnity Agreement.

 
1:00pm – 5:00pm Advance registration credential/shirt pickup

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
 
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
THURSDAY MAY 28
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
 
8:00am – 5:00pm Corvettes on Display

  • NCM Plaza
 
 
 
8:30am – 4:00pm Autocross at the NCM Motorsports Park
Autocross is back at the NCM Michelin Bash! Join us at the NCM MSP for a full day of autocross including loaner helmets, an opportunity to walk the Autocross course before the laps begin, and a driver’s meeting.

  • $50 Per Corvette
  • Course open for walk-through from 8:30am-9:30am
  • MANDATORY Driver’s meeting at 9:45am
  • Laps from 10am-12pm with Lunch from 12pm -1pm with afternoon laps from 1pm-4pm
  • You may do as many laps as our time restrictions allow
  • Helmets available for loan
  • Cars must be clean of loose items & in good working order
  • Cars must be self-tech inspected before arrival

*With any motorsport’s activity risk is involved. You will be liable for any damage you do to your own vehicle or any private or NCM MSP property.

 
9:00am – 3:30pm LT1: Lux Row Distillers / BJ’s Steakhouse *RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED TO *OLD TALBOTT TAVERN*
At Lux Row Distillers, they have a passion for craft. Presenting a blend of different personalities bound together by a love of bourbon. Lux Row’s drive to innovate has quickly allowed them to become one of the top USA-based independent producers of alcohol beverage products. When visitors walk into the Old Talbott Tavern, there’s a feeling about the place. It’s well kept, but the passage of time is evident in a few creaking floorboards. There’s an air about the place that speaks of people who have come and gone, spending time in the pub and retiring to their rooms before an early morning departure.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $30 members / $35 non-members
  • Limited 50 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette

 
9:00am – 12:00pm NCM Motorsports Park Touring Laps AM Session – 1 Day Only!!
All day touring offered so you can work around your schedule. With lead / follow car –  an average of highway speeds is the norm! No safety equipment is required. Drive your own Corvette. Convertibles and passengers welcome.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $75 per Corvette
  • Run as many times as you like
  • 20 min group out intervals
  • Last group out is 11:40am
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
9:30am – 10:00am  Ribbon Cutting: The E. Pierce Marshall Memorial Performance Gallery
Join us as we celebrate the unveiling the newly renovated The E. Pierce Marshall Memorial Performance Gallery

  • Ribbon cutting and opening comments by NCM
  • The E. Pierce Marshall Memorial Performance Gallery
 
9:45am – 2:00pm LT2: Dueling Grounds Distillery / Tanglewood Farms Restaurant 
In the 1820’s, at Linkumpinch Farm near present-day Franklin, Kentucky, matters of honor were settled with the firing of pistols. A man’s reputation was restored when a musket ball found its target. And the area surrounding Sandford Duncan’s Farm soon came to be known as the Dueling Grounds. We will visit Dueling Grounds Distillery where they produce Linkumpinch Bourbon. Tanglewood Farms in located in Franklin, Kentucky and is known for their fresh and local ingredients used in their sandwiches.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $20 members / $25 non-members
  • Limited 50 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette

 

 
10:00am – 11:00am Paul Koerner – Corvette through the generations, a backdrop to the 2020 Nextgen Corvette
We all know the wonder that is over 65 years of Corvette history, in this interactive seminar, we discuss the amazing advancements in all aspects of Corvette progression over the years.  Engines, transmissions, suspension, plastics, exotic materials, leather and race ready fabrics are all part of this seminar that marches all the way back to the humble beginnings in 1953 to the state of the art ‘Global B’ architecture that is Corvette in 2020.  Come join us and as always, question and answer will always be a part of our session.

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
10:00am – 12:00pm Wil & Liz Cooksey Book Signing

 

  • “No Time To Cry” 
  • Corvette Blvd
 
10:00am – 2:00pm LT3: Five Chefs / Shopping
We invite you to step back in time and visit Occasions and 5 Chefs, located in the Historic Gossett House. Built in the 1800’s, this Victorian house offers a relaxed atmosphere with friendly service, great food, unique gifts and home décor. During 2004, a major addition was untaken to add more display rooms, the 5 Chef’s restaurant, and a coffee shop. You will find visiting Occasion’s / 5 Chef’s to be a fun and interesting day – well worth your trip!

  • Pre-Registration required
  • $25 Members / $30 Non-Members
  • Lunch Included in Registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
 
10:30am – 11:30am E-2 Lens Re-New Product Demonstration

  • Pre-Delivery Inspection off of Corvette Boulevard
 
11:15am – 11:45am MSP Driving Club Informational Session

  • Speaker: Taylor Howard
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
11:15am – 12:15pm New Member Luncheon
If you are a new member to the NCM between April 2017 and April 2018 – we invite you to attend a new member luncheon. Meet some of the NCM staff as well as other new members. Learn some of what we offer here at the NCM! Watch for your new member personal invite!

  • By Invitation ONLY
  • Free to new members
  • Conference Center
 
12:00pm – 2:00pm Thursday Classroom Session with Paul Koerner 
This year, NCM and Thecorvettemechanic team are presenting a more hands on type of program for our seminars.  “Getting to know your Corvette/HANDS ON” is all about learning simple tips and tricks behind each generation of Corvette in the classroom.  We are allowing from 1984 to present date Corvette.  In these hands on classroom settings, the students are fully involved with their generation of Corvette that THEY own.  We will bring one of each generation who has registered for the class inside and we will go through the vehicles and the owners will learn on their vehicle.  We all learn new things and this seminar will heighten your awareness about the beauty/complexity and amazing features of your Corvette.

  • Pre-Registration IS Required
  • Registration is $80
  • Registered Guests also encouraged to attend
  • Delivery Garage off of Corvette Boulevard
 
1:00pm – 2:00pm Corvette Store Fashion Show

  • See the newest NCM Corvette Store fashions first!
  • Conference Center
 
 
1:00pm – 4:00pm NCM Motorsports Park Touring Laps PM Session – 1 Day Only!!
All day touring offered so you can work around your schedule. With lead / follow car – an average of highway speeds is the norm! No safety equipment is required. Drive your own Corvette. Convertibles and passengers welcome.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $75 per Corvette
  • Run as many times as you like
  • 20 min group out intervals
  • Last group out is 3:40pm
  • NCM Motorsports Park
 
2:30pm – 4:30pm Ask the Expert – Drop in Assistance

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Delivery Garage on Blvd

 

 
 
 
5:00pm NCM Closes
5:15pm – 5:45pm Corvette Racing Banquet Cash Bar

  • Must be registered for Corvette Racing Banquet
  • NCM Boulevard
5:45pm – 8:00pm BQT1:  Corvette Racing Banquet
Dinner with Corvette Racing Program Manager along with some very special VIP guests for this banquet, followed by a presentation and open questions to Doug and guests.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $40 Members / $45 Non-Member
  • Menu:
  • Roasted Carrots
  • 3 Cheese Pasta
  • Summer Berry Salad with Berry Balsamic
  • Applewood Smoked Chicken Breast with Bacon, Cheddar Cheese & Scallion
  • Braised Beef Shortribs
  • Sweet Cornbread Muffins
  • Red Velvet and Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing
  • Sweet Tea & Unsweet Tea
  • Coffee
 
FRIDAY MAY 29
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 

 

8:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM CLUB ROOM
 
8:00am – 5:00pm Corvettes on Display

  • NCM Plaza
 
8:15am – 1:30pm LT4: My Old KY Home / Old Talbott Tavern
MOKH -The house that came to symbolize Kentucky’s gracious hospitality and according to legend inspired Stephen Collins Foster to write his immortal song, “My Old Kentucky Home” is one of the most cherished historical sites in the commonwealth.
When visitors walk into the Old Talbott Tavern, there’s a feeling about the place. It’s well kept, but the passage of time is evident in a few creaking floorboards. There’s an air about the place that speaks of people who have come and gone, spending time in the pub and retiring to their rooms before an early morning departure.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
  • Limited to 50 people
  • Lunch & Tour included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette

 

 
8:30am – 9:30am Elfi’s Silver Pearl Sisterhood Meeting
Elfi’s Silver Pearl Sisterhood is a group of women with a shared passion for Corvette. Members pool their financial gifts and allocate the funds to a project or program at the Museum to maximize the impact of their philanthropy.

  • Unveiling of the Damsels of Design rendering will immediately follow meeting
  • Speaker: Amy Hardin
  • Chevrolet Theater 
 
8:30am – 9:30am C*Magic Product Demonstration

  • Pre-Delivery Garage off of Corvette Boulevard
 
8:30am – 10:00am  Presentation by the Corvette Team

  • Speaker: To Be Announced
  • Conference Center
 
9:15am – 3:30pm LT5: Lux Row Distillers / BJ’s Steakhouse 
At Lux Row Distillers, they have a passion for craft. Presenting a blend of different personalities bound together by a love of bourbon. Lux Row’s drive to innovate has quickly allowed them to become one of the top USA-based independent producers of alcohol beverage products.  BJ’s Steakhouse has been a family owned establishment since 1984. BJ’s Steakhouse has been recognized for having the best steaks by the Kentucky Standard’s Best Steak Award of Nelson County.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $30 members / $35 non-members
  • Limited 50 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette

 
9:45am – 2:00pm LT6: Dueling Grounds Distillery / Tanglewood Farms Restaurant
In the 1820’s, at Linkumpinch Farm near present-day Franklin, Kentucky, matters of honor were settled with the firing of pistols. A man’s reputation was restored when a musket ball found its target. And the area surrounding Sandford Duncan’s Farm soon came to be known as the Dueling Grounds. We will visit Dueling Grounds Distillery where they produce Linkumpinch Bourbon. Tanglewood Farms in located in Franklin, Kentucky and is known for their fresh and local ingredients used in their sandwiches.

  • Pre-registration required
  • $20 members / $25 non-members
  • Limited 50 people
  • Guided tour and lunch included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette

 

 
10:00am -2:30pm All Corvette Celebrity Choice Car Show #1

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window placard at ticket booth
  • Winners will be posted Outside Club Room Doors
  • Parking Lot A, B, & C
10:00am – 2:00pm LT7: Five Chefs / Shopping
We invite you to step back in time and visit Occasions and 5 Chefs, located in the Historic Gossett House. Built in the 1800’s, this Victorian house offers a relaxed atmosphere with friendly service, great food, unique gifts and home décor. During 2004, a major addition was untaken to add more display rooms, the 5 Chef’s restaurant, and a coffee shop. You will find visiting Occasion’s / 5 Chef’s to be a fun and interesting day – well worth your trip!

  • Pre-Registration required
  • $25 Members / $30 Non-Members
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
  • Lunch Included in Registration

 

 
10:00am – 1:00pm Ask the Expert – Drop in Assistance

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Pre-Delivery Garage off of Corvette Blvd

 

10:15am – 11:15am Corvette Racing Overview
Join recently named Corvette Hall of Fame member & Corvette Race Team Manager Doug Fehan as he discusses the 2020 race year and the new C8.R!

  • Speaker: Doug Fehan
  • Conference Center
11:30am – 12:00pm Autograph Session

  • Celebrities To be Announced
  • Chevrolet Theater
1:00pm – 3:00pm Wil & Liz Cooksey Book Signing

  • “No Time To Cry” 
  • Corvette Blvd
1:00pm – 2:15pm NCM Auction

  • Auctioneer: To be Announced
  • Unique & Special Items available only through the NCM
  • Chevrolet Theater
2:00pm – 4:00pm Friday Classroom Session with Paul Koerner 
This year, NCM and Thecorvettemechanic team are presenting a more hands on type of program for our seminars.  “Getting to know your Corvette/HANDS ON” is all about learning simple tips and tricks behind each generation of Corvette in the classroom.  We are allowing from 1984 to present date Corvette.  In these hands on classroom settings, the students are fully involved with their generation of Corvette that THEY own.  We will bring one of each generation who has registered for the class inside and we will go through the vehicles and the owners will learn on their vehicle.  We all learn new things and this seminar will heighten your awareness about the beauty/complexity and amazing features of your Corvette.

  • Pre-Registration IS Required
  • Registration is $80
  • Registered Guests also encouraged to attend
  • Delivery Garage off of Corvette Boulevard
 
3:00pm – 4:00pm Bowling Green Assembly Plant Update
Join Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Kai Spande for an update on the assembly plant

  • Speaker: Kai Spande
  • Chevrolet Theater

 

 
3:15pm – 3:45pm Car Show Awards Presentations #1

  • Friday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle
3:45pm Bash Event Group Picture

  • Copies of pictures will be available through FotoFX in Blvd
  • NCM Logo Circle
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
5:15pm – 5:45pm Winner’s Circle Cash Bar

  • Must be invited to Winner’s Circle to attend
  • Doors to Conference Center DO NOT open until 5:45pm
  • NCM Boulevard
 
5:45pm – 9:00pm BQT2: Winners’ Circle Dinner / Cash Bar
Open to those who have donated more than $1000 in 2019, have named the Museum in their estate plans, or made cumulative gifts of $25,000 or more since January 1, 2003.

  • By Invitation only
  • Cash Bar Opens at 5:15pm
  • Dinner served at 6:15pm
  • NCM Conference Center
 
SATURDAY MAY 30
 
8:00am NCM Opens
 
8:00am – 5:00pm Registration

  • Advance Registration credential/shirt pickup
  • Onsite registration open
  • NCM Clubroom
8:00am – 5:00pm Chin Track Day at the MSP
Our track event model is based on lower enrollment, fewer run groups, and more track time. Our trademark Chin format utilizes only 3 run groups. All drivers are classified according to experience.

 
8:00am – 3:00pm Corvettes on Display

  • NCM Plaza
 
8:15am – 1:30pm LT8: My Old KY Home / Old Talbott Tavern
MOKH -The house that came to symbolize Kentucky’s gracious hospitality and according to legend inspired Stephen Collins Foster to write his immortal song, “My Old Kentucky Home” is one of the most cherished historical sites in the commonwealth.
When visitors walk into the Old Talbott Tavern, there’s a feeling about the place. It’s well kept, but the passage of time is evident in a few creaking floorboards. There’s an air about the place that speaks of people who have come and gone, spending time in the pub and retiring to their rooms before an early morning departure.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Tour limited to 50 people
  • Tour and Lunch included with registration
  • Members $35 / Non-Members $40
 
8:30am – 10:30am Saturday Classroom Session with Paul Koerner
This year, NCM and Thecorvettemechanic team are presenting a more hands on type of program for our seminars.  “Getting to know your Corvette/HANDS ON” is all about learning simple tips and tricks behind each generation of Corvette in the classroom.  We are allowing from 1984 to present date Corvette.  In these hands on classroom settings, the students are fully involved with their generation of Corvette that THEY own.  We will bring one of each generation who has registered for the class inside and we will go through the vehicles and the owners will learn on their vehicle.  We all learn new things and this seminar will heighten your awareness about the beauty/complexity and amazing features of your Corvette.

  • Pre-Registration IS Required
  • Registration is $80
  • Registered Guests also encouraged to attend
  • Delivery Garage off of Corvette Boulevard
 
8:30am – 10:00am Presentation by the Corvette Team

  • Speaker: To Be Announced
  • Conference Center
 
9:00am – 3:30pm LT9: Kentucky State Police Trooper Island
KSP Trooper Island Camp was developed by the Kentucky State Police as part of a long-range program of public service to the youth of Kentucky: a place where the tensions and turmoil of our everyday lives can be forgotten; and for one-week young people can be given a touch of hope and desire of a better tomorrow.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • Tour lead by KSP Trooper Island Director Jonathan Biven
  • Guided tour and lunch at KSP Trooper Island
  • Members $20 / Non-Members $25

 

 
9:15am – 3:30pm

LT10: Patti’s 1880 Settlement
Patti’s serves over 350,000 people each year, in a little town of only 350 people. People travel from all over the world for Patti’s fabulous food, the beautiful gardens, and true, southern hospitality. Treat yourself to Southern hospitality and food that will make your mouth water in anticipation. We are open year-round and look forward to making your visit an adventure in eating.

  • Pre-Registration Required
  • $35 Members / $40 Non-Members
  • Lunch included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette

 
9:30am – 2:30pm LT11: 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
  • $70 Members / $75 Non-Members
  • Lunch and show included with registration
  • Guided Road Tour – Drive Your Own Corvette
 
10:00am – 2:30pm All Corvette Celebrity Choice Car Show #2

  • Open to registered participants only
  • Window placard at ticket booth
  • Winners will be posted Outside Club Room Doors
  • Parking Lot A, B, & C
 
1:00pm – 3:00pm Wil & Liz Cooksey Book Signing

  • “No Time To Cry” 
  • Corvette Blvd
 
1:00pm – 3:00pm 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: $40 Members / $45 Non-Members
  • Art Supplies and wine included in registration
  • NCM Board Room (front offices)
 
1:30pm – 3:00pm Ask the Expert – Drop in Assistance

  • GM Certified Corvette Technicians Paul Koerner
  • Walk up assistance – open for individual concerns
  • Museum Pre-Delivery Garage off of Corvette Blvd
 
1:45pm – 2:45pm  Ambassador Meeting
A chance for NCM Ambassadors to learn what is new and upcoming here at the National Corvette Museum

  • Speaker: Stephanie Morrill
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
2:30pm – 3:00pm Car Show Awards Presentations #2

  • Saturday awards presented
  • Pictures taken of winners
  • NCM Logo Circle
 
 
3:00pm – 4:00pm MIM Tail of the Dragon participation meeting

  • Registered Participants Only
  • If you cannot attend this meeting – we can get you set up on Sunday morning with your badges and fill you in briefly as to what you missed at the meeting
  • Chevrolet Theater
 
5:00pm NCM Closes
 
5:15pm Cash Bar – National Corvette Museum Conference Center

  • Banquet Pre-Registration required
  • National Corvette Museum Conference Center
 
5:45pm – 9:00pm BQT3: Bash Banquet *NOW BACK AT THE NCM*
Join us as our event banquet returns to the National Corvette Museum. Dinner provided by the Linen Apron and Entertainment provided by a live band.

  • Pre-Registration IS Required
  • Attire – Casual Dress
  • Full dinner including dessert
  • Menu:

GARDEN SALAD
GRILLED VEGETABLES: Zucchini, Summer Squash, Bell Peppers, Herbs, & Garlic Butter
PARMESAN ROASTED YUKON POTATOES: Parmesan, Rosemary & Garlic
BBQ BEEF BRISKET: Burnt Ends with The Linen Apron BBQ Sauce
GRILLED HERB CHICKEN: Corn, Tomato, Basil Salsa, with Basil Aioli

  • Band: TBA
  • $45 members / $50 non-members
  • National Corvette Museum Conference Room

 

 

 

 

Click here to register