by Wendell K. Strode, Exec. Dir. National Corvette Museum 270-467-8814
November is Military Appreciation Month at the National Corvette Museum and on Thursday, November 2 the Museum and NCM Motorsports Park are hosting a special recognition day for veterans and wounded warriors as part of the 9th Annual Vets ‘n Vettes event presented by Mobil 1. Veterans are invited to come to the NCM Motorsports Park at 505 Grimes Road (just off Porter Pike) in Bowling Green, KY for complimentary rides around the track in Corvettes, offered from 9am – 3pm CT. Corvettes owners who would like to give rides around the track can do so by registering for the Museum’s Vets ‘n Vettes event. Registration closes Tuesday, October 24. Amidst the Corvette laps, a Veterans luncheon will be available in the track’s garages from 11:30am – 1pm.  The lunch is free to veterans and their spouse or guest and will feature a buffet meal. All luncheon guests must RSVP by Friday, October 27 by calling Bryce Burklow at 270-777-4506. The NCM Kartplex will be open all day for $20/session and those who have served received a $2 military discount with ID. In celebration and recognition of our armed forces, the Museum offers FREE admission to all American military veterans, as well as police and fire fighters, plus their immediate accompanying family during the month of November. Simply show proof of service at the admissions counter to receive complimentary admission. The Museum is located at I-65, exit 28 in Bowling Green, KY and is open daily, 8am-5pm Central Time. Learn more about the Museum at