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The National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park officially opened to the general public earlier this month, with about 200 people attending a grand opening ceremony at the Bowling Green, Ky., facility.

Thousands of Corvette enthusiasts already had a chance to see the park during the museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration in August, but this time, the governor of Kentucky, Steve Beshear, was among the onlookers.

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Corvette Museum Wants to Turn Your C7 Corvette Stingray into a Police Car for 20th Anniversary Caravan

If you’d like for your new Stingray to have a special role in this year’s National Corvette Caravan, then the National Corvette Museum would like to talk to you.

The Museum is looking for four 2014 blade silver or cyber gray 2014 Stingrays that will then have the honor of leading huge Corvette Caravans into Bowling Green on Aug. 27.

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Former Corvette Assembly Manager Dave Tatman Named Head of Kentucky Automotive Industry Association
Photo Credit: Bowling Green Daily News

The oil runs thick in Dave Tatman’s veins.

That’s why it’s no surprise that the recently retired general manager of the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green has already turned up in a new and exciting post related to the auto industry.

Tatman was named yesterday as the first executive director of the Kentucky Auto Industry Association, which aims to promote the state as a world leader in the automotive industry.

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Photo Credit: Alex Slitz/BG Daily News

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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Kentucky OK's Tax Incentives for the Corvette Assembly Plant
Photo Credit: David W. Smith — Bowling Green Daily News

Good news for General Motors and its Bowling Green, Kentucky assembly plant where the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will be built starting later this year.

Last Thursday, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority Board approved tax incentives for several expanding companies, including GM.

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Corvette Wheel Producer Receives Funding Deal worth $3 Million

How can you not pull for a company based in a place called Horse Cave, Kentucky?

Kentucky Chrome Works, which has been operating in that city since 2009, is the exclusive chrome plate wheel supplier for the Chevrolet Corvette and recently acquired $3 million in funding for expansion and working capital from BizCapital, the small business lending division of Advantage Capital Partners.

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Governor Signs Bill Naming Corvette Official Sport Car for the State of Kentucky

With hundreds of Corvette plant assembly workers looking on, Governor Beshear signed into law House Bill #104 declaring the Chevrolet Corvette the Official Sports Car of the State of Kentucky. Gov Beshear appropriately used an Arctic White Corvette ZR1 as his podium for the signing event at the assembly plant.

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Corvette Named Kentucky’s Official Sports Car

by Keith Cornett on April 16, 2010

Corvette Named Kentucky's Official Sports Car

After months of political wrangling, The Kentucky Senate voted 100-0 to name the Corvette the State’s official sports car. The House had already passed the measure and the bill is now off to the desk the Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear to be signed into law.

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