If you’re looking for something to do July 18th – 22nd then consider the NCM’s Performance Tour III. For a generous donation you and 39 other Corvettes can tour the Bowling Green Assembly Plant, NCM, Warren Tech Center, and the Milford Proving Grounds. Think of this as a Corvettes-only version of the Hot Rod Power Tour.
The five day event starts where Corvettes start their lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky at the Corvette Assembly plant and National Corvette Museum. From there the group will head north to Dayton, Ohio for a tour of the Air Museum. The next leg continues northward from Dayton to the Motor City. On days 3 and 4 of the tour participants will get to tour some of GM’s most famous landmarks including the Vehicle Engineering Center (VEC), the Wind Tunnel, the Design Dome, and then wrap up with a driving tour of the Milford Proving Grounds (MPG). While at MPG attendees will drive on the High Banked Oval, take laps on the Milford Road Course, and autocross in GM supplied vehicles at Black Lake. GM will also be offering the opportunity to take rides in a ZR1 on the high speed circle track.
Normally these areas are kept under lock and key by GM security so the chance to experience them all is a bargain even at $4,400 per Corvette. The event is limited to just 40 Corvettes so register early before all of the spots are gone. Just be sure to keep your cameras stowed as GM can confiscate them. Participants will be provided with a photo CD created by professional photographers after the event.