Thursday, August 22, 2013
National Corvette Museum Announces 20th Anniversary Corvette Celebration and Fifth National Corvette Caravan
Starting from various cities throughout America, thousands of Corvette enthusiasts will converge on the home of Corvette for three days of exciting Corvette lifestyle, including the grand opening of the NCM Motorsports Park. Details for the 20th Anniversary Corvette Celebration and grand opening of the NCM Motorsports Park are still in the planning stage, and will be made available via the Museum’s website at: www.corvettemuseum.org.
The Museum’s National Corvette Caravan is being coordinated by Paul Mariano, the National Chair of the 2014 NCM Caravan, in collaboration with Karen Renfrow, NCM Events Manager. Information and details on caravan routes can be obtained by visiting the 2014 National Corvette Caravan website at www.nationalcorvettecaravan.com. Over 2000 Corvette enthusiasts have already registered for the event as of late July.
The 2014 National Corvette Caravan will be the fifth caravan hosted by the Museum. Caravan registration is $5 per person. Lifetime member registration for the 20th Anniversary Corvette Celebration is free, member registration is $15 per person and non-member registration is $25 per person.
“Excitement is in the air as plans become more finalized for both the caravan and the Museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration,” said NCM Executive Director Wendell Strode. “We are so thankful to the caravan volunteers and everybody involved in making this celebration a success, especially all Corvette enthusiasts. Everyone’s support of the Museum and the Corvette is much appreciated and we hope all Corvette enthusiasts will be able to join us in celebrating this important milestone.”
As part of the celebration the Museum will be marking another important moment in history with the grand opening of the NCM Motorsports Park. The Museum broke ground on the facility June 28, 2013 which will include a road course, autocross/skid pad area and more. Progress of the park can be followed at www.motorsportspark.org and a special email list is available for updates regarding the project.
Details and information on the 2014 National Corvette Caravan are available online at www.nationalcorvettecaravan.com or by calling (800) 53-VETTE. Information may also be obtained by signing up for the national caravan chat list, which offers regular e-mail updates on the caravan, also via the website.
The National Corvette Museum is a non-profit foundation dedicated to educating the public through the preservation of the Corvette’s past, present, and future heritage. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, the Museum is located at Exit 28 off I-65 in Bowling Green, KY.