National Corvette Museum Auctioning Off Tickets to C8 Reveal

On April 11, 2019 GM announced the official reveal date of the ‘next generation’ Corvette. Since that initial announcement there has been speculation and information slowly coming out on location and who would be invited. Thanks to the generosity of General Motors, the National Corvette Museum was provided with tickets to the reveal event to …

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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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Museum Lifetime Member, Volunteer Surprises Wife with Corvette

Surprises at the Museum are always fun, but they’re even moreso when it’s a member of your ‘extended’ Museum family. John and Carol Fort of Wilmington, NC have been Lifetime Members of the Museum since 1997, are members of the Spire Society, and not only have volunteered for many years at the Museum but are …

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State Farm Awards Grant to National Corvette Museum

State Farm Insurance has awarded a $10,000 Good Neighbor Grant to the National Corvette Museum to provide financial support for driving and educational programs held at the Museum and NCM Motorsports Park. The funding will be used towards Tire Rack’s Street Survival program (a teen driving program offered at the NCM Motorsports Park), MEchanics clinics …

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Joint Fundraising Event Nets Over $21,000 for Trooper Island Camp

Each fall the National Corvette Museum teams up with the Kentucky State Police to lead a fundraising event like no other – taking participants to some of the most popular attractions and best dining the Bluegrass State has to offer.  The proceeds from the event were split equally between the Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation, …

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