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The National Corvette Museum does a lot of good deeds for many groups.

Wednesday, the museum’s executive director, Wendell Strode, received a rare honor on behalf of the opportunities he and the museum provide for volunteers and nonprofits.

Kevin Mays, a member of the board of the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, surprised Strode with a Governor’s Citation for Community Volunteerism and Service.

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Corvette Auction Preview: Hartland Auctions at the National Corvette Museum

Our friends at Hartland Auctions are hosting their first ever National Corvette Museum Auction this weekend in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Hartland expects about 300 cars for their inaugural event at the NCM. As we create this wonderful prose there are 50 Corvettes poised to cross the auction block as part of the 2 day docket which runs Saturday and Sunday June 13th and 14th.

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1953 Corvette #254 Headed to Classic Car Auction at the National Corvette Museum

With only 300 Corvettes made in the first year of production in 1953, not many of these historic treasures ever cross the auction block in a single year.

But this weekend could be your chance to own one as the 254th Corvette ever made will be up for auction at the first-ever Hartland Auctions sale at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

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[VIDEO] Watch the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park

The dream of a National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park is roaring closer and closer to reality with each passing day.

Corvette enthusiasts and community and state leaders gathered Friday, June 28th in Bowling Green, Kentucky for a groundbreaking ceremony for the $20 million, 184-acre, dual-track park located just across from the museum off I-65.

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Corvette Museum to Live Stream the Motorsports Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

The National Corvette Museum will attempt to LIVE STREAM the NCM Motorsports Park groundbreaking ceremony tomorrow at 10:30am ET / 9:30am CT. The livestream will be shown at this link: http://www.motorsportspark.org/livestream/.

After the ceremony the video will made available on the Corvette Museum’s YouTube channel.

 

[VIDEO] Corvette Museum to Raffle 2011 SEMA Jake Edition Corvette on Friday

The one-of-a-kind 2011 “Jake Edition” Corvette Grand Sport built for the 2010 SEMA show will be auctioned on Friday afternoon at the National Corvette Museum with proceeds going to the new NCM Motorsports Park. Tickets are just $20 and there are no limits on how many tickets will be sold.

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Corvette Museum Surpasses Fundraising Goal to Build the Motorsports Park

The sound of horsepower will soon fill the air across the highway from the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.

That’s because the NCM’s fundraising goal to raise an additional $1 million for the Motorsports Park by June 1st has come true. In fact, the Museum surpassed that amount by $95,471! With that goal met, it means that initial construction will include the west track.

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[VIDEO] Top Gear USA's Rutledge Wood Visits the National Corvette Museum

The National Corvette Museum welcomed a special visitor today. Rutledge Wood, co-host of Top Gear USA on the History Channel and a reporter for SPEED TV made a personal video to the NCM and toured the exhibits. During the visit, Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman brought over a new Velocity Yellow 2014 Corvette Stingray and we were told that Wood was “blown away” by the new C7.

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[VIDEO] Corvette Museum Begins Clearing Land for Motorsports Park

The Motorsports Park near the National Corvette Museum continues to roar closer and closer to reality every day.

Crews hope to be done in 45 days as they began clearing the 184 acres of land last week for the track, which will be located off Porter Pike across from the museum on the opposite side of I-65.

The clearing hopefully is just a prelude to the official groundbreaking as early as next month, museum Executive Director Wendell Strode told The Bowling Green Daily News.

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Key Corvette Managers Receive Callaway Corvette Commemorative Books

Callaway Corvettes have a long history with Chevrolet’s sports car.

To commemorate that history that goes all the way back to 1987, Callaway’s Dealer Program Manager Chris Chessnoe gave key members of the Corvette engineering, product management, and production staff a copy of a new book by Reeves Callaway.

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