Restored 1962 Corvette to be Revealed on 4th Anniversary of Sinkhole

Nearly four years ago many Corvette enthusiasts across the globe woke up to some startling news. A massive sinkhole had opened inside the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky – taking eight Corvettes into its depths. What could have been a roadblock for the Museum turned into more of a speed bump as the …

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AutoZone, Sonic Tools Help Grow Museum Vehicle Maintenance and Preservation Area

The National Corvette Museum’s AutoZone Vehicle Maintenance and Preservation area is a place of constant action with cars being prepped for display, regular maintenance tasks being completed to get Corvettes ready for a road tour and other transformations like the 1962 ‘sinkhole’ Corvette’s restoration, and now thanks to AutoZone and Sonic Tools, their home is …

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Wendell Strode: Living with PTSD

Normally, when I go into Museum Executive Director Wendell Strode’s office, it’s just to find out how he’s doing or to get a quote from him for an article I’m working on. Today was different though. The familiar grin was still there as he invited me to close the door and sit down, but it …

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National Corvette Museum and NCM Motorsports Park Attain Increased Attendance for 2017

New exhibits, vintage Corvette rides, go-karts and Corvettes to drive. The National Corvette Museum and NCM Motorsports Park welcomed new attractions and even more new visitors for 2017. At the track, attendance was 60,840, while at the Museum attendance was 228,744. This is the third consecutive year of increased attendance for the Bowling Green, Kentucky …

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2018 Corvette Final Stats Release

In what was one of the shortest model years, a total of 9,686 Corvettes were produced. Production started June 5, 2017 and ends January 28, 2018. The plant was down for three months, making the 2018 model year approximately 5 months. Here’s how the options panned out: 39.3% Stingrays; 31.8% Grand Sport; 28.9% Z06 17.5% …

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