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The National Corvette Museum Celebrates Milestone 10,000th R8C Corvette Delivery

The ultimate experience for a Corvette enthusiast would have to be taking delivery of their new car at the National Corvette Museum.

Knowing how crazy we Corvette fans are about our favorite car, the NCM started the R8C museum delivery program in September 1995 where customers could order a Corvette from their dealer and then pick it up at the Museum, right across from the assembly plant in Bowling Green, Ky.

Well, needless to say, the program has been a smashing success. In fact, today the Museum celebrated quite a milestone – welcoming their 10,000th participant in the Museum delivery program!

Corvette Museum Hosts a Museum Delivery for a Four-Year-Old's Corvette Power Wheels

Taking delivery of a new Corvette Stingray through the National Corvette Museum’s R8C Delivery Program can be a very memorable experience. We’ve seen grown men act like kids in a candy shop as they are handed the keys to their new rides. And speaking of kids, the Museum just hosted one of the cutest new Corvette deliveries we’ve seen that is guaranteed to turn a kid into a Corvette fan for life.

When Kevin Helmintoller donated his 2001 Mallet Hammer Corvette Z06 to the National Corvette Museum in late 2013, never in a million years would he have believed that the car would be lost a few months later in a catastrophic accident. But on the morning of February 12th this year, the ground gave way under the Corvette Museum’s SkyDome and swallowed eight Corvettes, the first being Helmintoller’s donated Z06.

Couple Picks up New Corvette Stingray and Donates a C4 to the Corvette Museum
Photo courtesy of the National Corvette Museum

When it comes to Corvette enthusiasts, they don’t come much more enthusiastic than Jack and Dor DeLong.

They’ve always made it clear that owning a Corvette is all about the memories they can make and share with others, so naturally they’ve been a major supporter of the National Corvette Museum. As Lifetime Members, they’ve donated money, bought bricks, and even “purchased” three acres at the soon-to-open NCM Motorsports Park.

This day has been a long time coming for Nick George.

Now in his 30s, George started saving for a Corvette when he was just 5 years old. That dedication to Chevrolet’s sports car was rewarded today when he and his wife, Valerie, became the first customers to take delivery of a new Stingray at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green.

[PIC] First Shipment of R8C Delivery Corvette Stingrays Arrive at the National Corvette Museum

For those of you who have opted to take delivery of your new 2014 Corvette Stingray at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, the good news tweeted today announced the arrival of a truckload of R8C Delivery Stingrays from the plant across the street. The cars will be prepped and the first of many Museum Deliveries start on September 30th.

[PICS] 2013 Corvette ZR1 in Night Race Blue with 60th Anniversary Stripe

Longtime Corvette Museum supporter Harvey Gluck just picked up his 63rd Corvette and this one is a stunner. It’s a 2013 Corvette ZR1 in Night Race Blue with a 60th Anniversary stripe running down the body. Harvey was presented with the ZR1 at the National Corvette Museum by Corvette Marketing Manager John Fitzpatrick.