Pre-Event Activity Monday July 6: National Corvette Museum
For travel planning purposes en route to Owensboro, Kentucky, we wish to make you aware of the following Pre-Event Activity being planned off-site on Monday, July 6. We have made the following arrangements with the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY. for that day:
We will be afforded the opportunity to tour the Museum on our own at any time during the day, and there is a lunch venue within the building. Costs are $12 Adults, $10 Seniors, $7 Youth (5-12), 4 and under Free, Active Military Free.
Pre-Event Activity Monday July 6: Touring Laps at the National Corvette Museum
From 10:30am-2pm we have made arrangements with the adjacent National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park for Mini/MINI owners to participate in touring laps of the 3.15 mile long road course. We will be led in groups of 3-5 cars behind a Corvette pace car at above highway speeds, but limited to no faster than 99mph with the pace being set by the slowest car in the group. We will be required to maintain a 3 car length gap between each car. Generally, the track sessions consists of up to 4 groups on track at once. The cost for this activity is $75 for 4 laps, and participants may run as many sessions as they wish. In order to stay on schedule, the track requires that we arrive at the track by 10:30am in order to get signed in. There will then be a short driver's meeting reviewing the on-track rules and expectations.
Drive to Event July 6 8:30am:
For those who have arrived in Owensboro prior to Monday, we will meet outside the lobby of the host hotel at 8:30am for a group drive to the Museum and/or track. For those traveling directly to Bowling Green, we will see you there. Please note that the NCM Motorsports Park is not on the grounds of the National Corvette Museum, but is less than one mile away.