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French Club to Celebrate Corvette’s 60th Anniversary

by Steve Burns on June 12, 2013

French Corvette Club to Celebrate Corvette's 60th Anniversary

Corvette enthusiasts all around the world continue celebrate the marks 60th anniversary in 2013. Le Corvette Club de France will be hosting a 2 day get together August 31st and September 1st at the La Ferté Gaucher race track in France. For you geography buffs, that’s located between Paris and the Champagne region. Even though the event will be held in France, they’re inviting enthusiasts from around the world to attend.

The 2 day extravaganza gets underway on Saturday August 31st. In addition to on-track activities, the club has planned a road tour through the scenic French countryside which includes a Champagne cave visit. Afterward there will be a dinner and rock concert held back at the track.

On Sunday, September 1st activities will be focused mainly on the track, but they’ll also be hosting a car show for those not interested in the track time. In addition, Scorpus Racing, the 2012 NASCAR EuroRaceCar Touring Series champs, will be in attendance. Attendees will have the opportunity to ride along as passenger with a professional driver at the helm in real racecars.

Jack Panzica who has driven his Corvette pretty much all over the US and Europe will be shipping his ride back across the pond to attend. Corvette author and owner Tom Falconer will be in attendance as well.

So if you’re looking for that once-in-a-lifetime Corvette experience, why not head to France this August and celebrate 60 years of Corvette with the Corvette Club de France?

The Corvette Club de France is the oldest and largest Corvette club in France. They currently have about 250 members and span all 6 Corvette generations.

For more information on the Corvette Club de France’s Corvette 60th anniversary celebration, you can check out the club’s website or head straight to their 60th anniversary show website.

Thanks to Club President Xavier Roulleau for letting us know about this cool event!

French Corvette Club to Celebrate Corvette's 60th Anniversary


Source:
Le Corvette Club de France

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