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Rob
01-26-05, 10:16 AM
Corvette Wins “Ride of O5” at Spike TV AutoRox Awards



The 2005 Chevrolet Corvette drove away with the top honors winning the car of the year category, "Ride of '05" at Spike TV's AutoRox, the first ever nationally televised auto awards show. Hosted by Carmen Electra and Joe Rogan, AutoRox honored and celebrated America's passion for the automobile. Corvette also picked up the “Maximum G” Sports Car of 2005 award. The 90-minute show, taped at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles, will air tonight (9-10:30pm ET/PT) on Spike TV. For more information on Spike TV visit their website at: www.spiketv.com (http://www.spiketv.com/)



Flint Bricks to Commemorate a Special Event



Personalize a historic flint brick with a commemorative plate highlighting an anniversary, birthday or Corvette Club name for the Corvette enthusiast in your life! This unique gift is one they will cherish because it was preserved from the Corvette Assembly Plant in Flint, Michigan where the 1953 Corvette was built. You can recognize a special occasion or offer a flint brick to your Corvette Club or members. You can even mark your participation at an NCM event and select a specific numbered brick with up to five digits - 45,000. These special pieces of Corvette history are available at $100 for NCM members and $150 for non-members. All non-members ordering a flint brick will receive a “complimentary” Individual membership to the Museum. Find out more about these new flint brick selections by visiting our website at: https://www.corvettemuseum.com/flint-bricks/index.shtml (https://www.corvettemuseum.com/flint-bricks/index.shtml)



Corvette Show Listings Continue



We are up to August on our show listings and we will continue with more shows in the next NCM eNews – stay tuned. Please help our NCM Ambassadors and their Corvette Clubs by supporting these shows.



· August 6 - New Jersey Corvette Express Show, Englishtown Raceway Park, Old Bridge, New Jersey

o Vetnut03@aol.com (Vetnut03@aol.com)

· August 6-7 – 14th Annual Classical Glass Corvette Club 5 Star Classic at Friendly Chevrolet, Puyallup, WA

o www.classicalglasscorvetteclub.com (http://www.classicalglasscorvetteclub.com/) or mwjohn4@comcast.net (mwjohn4@comcast.net)

· August 6 – Classic Glass Corvette Club of Marietta, Georgia “Supervette Saturday” at Day’s Chevrolet, Acworth, Georgia

o www.cgcorvetteclub.com (http://www.cgcorvetteclub.com/)

· August 12-15 – 8th Annual Rose City Corvette Classic – four days of fun activities starting at Suburban Chevrolet in Sandy, Oregon.

o gsvette@321@aol.com (gsvette@321@aol.com) or ann2077@aol.com (ann2077@aol.com)

· August 27 – York County Corvette Club, Corvette Concours at Corvettes at Carlisle

o BWL184@suscom.net (BWL184@suscom.net)



C5/C6 Bash Event Update



We just received confirmation that GM Powertrain’s Base Engine Design System Engineer, Mark Damico will be presenting an exciting seminar at the C5/C6 Bash on the Gen3/Gen4 small block engines, particularly the new LS7 offered in the new Z06 Corvette. Mark’s expertise in this area will offer an insight that is guaranteed to inform and update us and we invite you to join us. Register online for the C5/C6 Bash and view the exciting agenda by visiting our website at: http://www.corvettemuseum.com/registration/c5_bash/info.shtml (http://www.corvettemuseum.com/registration/c5_bash/info.shtml)

Pre-registration ends April 6.



Last Chance To Sail on the Western Caribbean



January 28 is the last day to reserve your cabin on the Western Caribbean Corvette Cruise setting sail April 2. This year’s cruise VIP is Corvette Racing Group Marketing Manager, Gary Claudio! Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime as we visit Grand Cayman, Costa Maya, Belize City and Cozumel via the Grand Princess! Find out more and reserve your spot by clicking here: http://www.ncmcruise.com/ (http://www.ncmcruise.com/)

About the Submitter: Submitted by Bobbie Jo LeeNational Corvette Museum Communicationswho can be reached at mailto:bobbiejo@corvettemuseum.com (bobbiejo@corvettemuseum.com), or visited on the web at http://www.corvettemuseum.com (http://www.corvettemuseum.com/)

"NCM Central"is an electronic news report from the National Corvette Museum. Here you will find news on NCM events and happenings, Corvette Store specials, GM Corvette Assembly Plant updates, Corvette Racing reports and more.