If you own a Corvette or
share America’s love for the Vette, Corvettes at Carlisle is your car
haven. In its 24th year, the largest Vette gathering in the world is
home to some 2,500 Corvettes and thousands of vendors selling
memorabilia, Vettabilia, car parts and accessories galore. This year’s
Vette spectacular is scheduled for Aug. 26-28 at the 82-acre Carlisle
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Known for its anniversary extravaganzas, Carlisle
Events is presenting a 50th anniversary celebration with select 1955
Corvettes. Generations of racers will unite at the Corvette Race Car
Reunion, featuring C4, C5 and C6 race cars. And there will be a 10th
and 15th anniversary ZR-1 Reunion.
You can see Lance Miller’s
Carlisle Callaway Corvette C6 and the quest for increased horsepower to
becoming a 10-second quarter-mile car, as well as body and interior
Add to that a benefit auction for Amyloidosis
Research, a dyno center where you can test your horsepower, parade to
downtown, a cook-off, trivia quiz and a carload of surprises, and you
have Corvettes at Carlisle.
You can come out and talk to the
engineers who built the Vettes. See and hear about the latest and
greatest that GM has to offer, including the all-new Z06. Several of
the GM engineers who created the Corvette will be on hand to answer any
of your questions. Dave Hill, Corvette chief engineer, and Wil Cooksey,
Corvette plant manager, will also sign autographs, and GM reps will
give away posters and a Z06 lapel pin while supplies last.
National Corvette Restorers Society will be on hand to present an
ever-changing unique Corvette collection in a true gallery exhibit
format. This enables non-NCRS members to have a better understanding of
the National Corvette Restorers Society, its goals and purposes.
Sponsored by West Coast Corvettes, the NCCC judged show field is hosted
by York County Corvette Club. Up to 175 of the finest Corvettes will
compete for cash prizes on the NCCC judged show field. Also, all
Corvettes parked in the Fun Display show field are eligible to win
Celebrity Pick awards.
At noon on Saturday, all Corvette
owners are requested to rev their Corvettes’ engines for 20 seconds,
following by a moment of silence, in tribute to Chip Miller.
test your skills, you can try out the Carlisle Events’ Autocross.
Sponsored by Cumberland Valley Corvette Club, each driver will get
three or four chances to run the course. The fee is $20 for 1 hour.
CVCC will have instructors for each session to watch or ride with and
advise the novice drivers. It’s a learning event for those interested
in the sport or just learning how to handle their Corvette and a chance
for experienced drivers to compete against each other for fastest time.
a Vette? Want to sell one? An auction, produced by Mecum Auction, takes
place Friday and Saturday. Saturday morning, a special auction will
benefit the Chip Miller Charitable Foundation. Pre-register for sales
or bidding numbers by calling (815) 568-8888 or go on-line to
www.mecumauction.com. You may also register at the show.
Corvette! This year, Corvettes at Carlisle is giving away a low-mileage
1991 ZR-1 to a lucky attendee or vendor. The giveaway is set for Sunday
at about 3 p.m. No purchase is necessary, but you must be present to
Corvettes at Carlisle is fun for the entire family. For
women, there is the Women’s Oasis, complete with seminars,
demonstrations, free therapeutic massages, manicures and a Saturday
fashion show. Free Ride and Drive with battery-powered cars, Jimbo the
Clown, caricature artist, spin art and more will entertain the kids.
open at 7 a.m. General admission is $12 daily. On-grounds parking for
Corvettes only is $10. Children under 12 years old are admitted free.
carsatcarlisle.com/corvette for more information, to sign up for
Carlisle Events’ e-newsletter for all the latest updates, or to check
out Carlisle Events’ Web forum. You may also call (717) 243-7855. Call
1(877) 727-8573 for hotel information.
Carlisle Events welcomes Advance Auto Parts, official auto parts store of Carlisle Events, and Meguiar’s.