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Motorsports Park

[PICS] Laying Asphalt at the Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park

While the focus at the National Corvette Museum has centered around the sinkhole and recovering the fallen eight Corvettes, something remarkable is happening right across the street.

Construction crews at the NCM Motorsports Park began laying down asphalt on the paddock which will be used for a skidpad and autocross events.

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Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park Announces New Hire and Shows off Building Renders

With the opening of the National Corvette Museum’s Motorsports Park just six months away, the team that will be responsible for running the park continues to grow.

This week, the Museum announced that Matt Busby has been hired as Track Operations Manager.

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NCM Motorsports Park Gets OK for Development Plan

by Mitch Talley on February 26, 2014

NCM Motorsports Park Gets OK for Development Plan

More approval by a governmental agency came speeding down the straightaway for the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park last week.

After hearing Wendell Strode, executive director of the museum, explain that the museum has “gone above and beyond” with its plans, the City-County Planning Commission gave its OK to a detailed development plan Thursday for the motorsports park.

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Corvette Museum's Motorsports Park Already Planning Track Events for 2014
Photo Credit: Emil Moffatt

We’ve heard all the good news about the 2014 Corvette Stingray over the past few months, with numerous honors being awarded to the seventh generation of Chevrolet’s sports car.

The good news shows no sign of stopping, either.

The National Corvette Museum is racing toward its 20th anniversary in August, literally. That’s when it will open a widely anticipated Motorsports Park featuring a 3.1-mile road course on 184 acres across the interstate from the museum.

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Corvette Museum Names New General Manager of Motorsports Park

The opening of the new National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park is less than a year away.

To help with the construction of the park and develop overall plans for operations, the Museum has appointed a veteran in the industry, Mitch Wright, as general manager.

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Tatman: We are Extraordinarily Close to Shipping New Corvette Stingrays

As you can imagine, life is pretty hectic at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green right now.

Plant manager Dave Tatman took time out to talk to a crowd of 300 people Tuesday at the Barren River Area Development District’s annual luncheon at the National Corvette Museum just across from the assembly plant.

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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.

 

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] 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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