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Add an “America’s Cup” Coffee Table Book to your Collection

A limited number of "America's Cup 1851 to 1992" hard back coffee table books are available for a $25 donation to the Building Campaign. This unique book is perfect for history buffs and collectors and features 207 pages of breathtaking photography and illustrations by some of the world's premier yachting photographers. It also includes new boat designs and focuses on the honing of men and machinery. Corvette is featured in the book as the "Official Car of America's Cup" and the 1993 40th Anniversary Corvette is included in a full page spread. In addition, a welcome page introduction by Jim Perkins, Retired Vice President of General Motors is also included. Reserve your copy of this exciting book by making your donation online at: http://www.corvettemuseum.com/donations/project6.shtml (http://www.corvettemuseum.com/donations/project6.shtml)

R8C/NCM Xperience Reunion This Weekend

We look forward to welcoming R8C Museum Delivery and NCM Xperience participants for an exciting weekend of activities that begins on Thursday. Scenic road tours, Corvette Assembly Plant and Museum tours, seminars, a BBQ at the 1869 Homestead, banquet ceremony and much more are planned. If you were one of the many who have taken part in the exciting R8C Museum Delivery or NCM Xperience program, then we invite you to join us by registering on site upon arrival. For the complete agenda to this weekend’s reunion, visit our website at: http://www.corvettemuseum.com/registration/r8c/agenda.shtml (http://www.corvettemuseum.com/registration/r8c/agenda.shtml)

Find out more about the R8C Museum Delivery or NCM Xperience programs by clicking here: http://www.corvettemuseum.com/ncm_delivery/index.shtml (http://www.corvettemuseum.com/ncm_delivery/index.shtml) or call Gary Cockriel, Guest Services Manager at: (800) 205-4248.

American LeMans 2005 Race Schedule

The American Le Mans Series will run an expanded 10-race schedule of events in its sixth season in 2005. The new schedule includes the revival of a popular early-season sports car racing classic and the placement of three races prior to the series' traditional schedule break for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. All 10 races will be televised by either CBS Sports or the SPEED Channel.

The 2005 American Le Mans Series Schedule

Mar. 17-19 – 53rd annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, Sebring (FL) International Raceway, (3.7 mile), 12 hours (SPEED Channel).
Apr. 15-17 – Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA, (2.54 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (CBS)
May 20-22 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH, (2.225 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (CBS).
July 1-4 – Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, CT (1.54 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (SPEED Channel).
July 15-17 – Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, CA (2.53 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (CBS).
July 29-31 – Portland (OR) International Raceway, (1.944 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (SPEED Channel).
Aug. 19-21 – Road America, Elkhart Lake, WI (4.048 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (SPEED Channel).
Aug. 26-28 – Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville, ON, Canada (2.459 mile), 2 hours 45 minutes (SPEED Channel).
Sept. 29-Oct. 1 – Chevy presents Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta, Braselton, GA (2.54 mile), 1,000 miles or 10 hours (SPEED Channel).
Oct. 14-16 – Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA (2.238 mile), 4 hours.

About the Submitter: Submitted by Bobbie Jo LeeNational Corvette Museum Communicationswho can be reached at mailto:bobbiejo@corvettemuseum.com (http://us.f505.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?To=bobbiejo@corvettemuseum.com), or visited on the web at http://www.corvettemuseum.com (http://www.corvettemuseum.com/)

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