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The NCM track is fantastically exciting. Love the 40' drop at one post on the track, already named "The Sinkhole." Had a top-25 experience while at NCM's 20th Anniversary Celebration, a hot lap driven by Spring Mountain's Chief Instructor (and world's nicest person) Rick Malone. While sometimes hot laps are a scary, he was so smooth, it was absolutely exhilarating. Happy to consequently make a donation to the Museum in turn. And can the Z-51 StingRay corner and accelerate, making beautiful music as it accelerates out of the corners. WOW!

Here are the Motorsports Park's one year goals, and they are clearly on track (sorry about that pun). Still openings for later this month for the NCM's HPDE experience on the track.

CorvetteBlogger said:
The ribbon-cutting was held just a few days ago, but the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park is already looking to be as big a smash hit as the C7 Stingray.

Mitch Wright, general manager of the Motorsports Park, says that the facility has already booked 189 days so far – well on its way to meeting its goal of having 200 days booked during its initial year.

Wright told the Bowling Green Area Convention & Visitors Bureau board in its monthly meeting Monday that Bluegrass BMW will be the first client and is slated to bring about 300 visitors there in October.

Wright is also enthusiastic about the sponsorship from the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, with 14 days in June, July, and August reserved for it in 2015 – the beginning of what he hopes is “a long-term relationship” with the school.

That doesn’t mean there isn’t work remaining to be done.

Wright pointed out that the garage complex and pavilion area are in need of more funds, and he puts them at the top of the priority list for construction.

Next up will be the Holley Performance Products Control Tower and Event Center, which Wright hopes to seek bids on next spring. He said the first phase of the park is nearly done, other than finishing the corner posts and a few other minor details.

“We’re ready to go full steam ahead here,” he said.

CVB staff member and motorsports enthusiast Janet Henderson has already been to the track several times and believes that the introduction of the park to Corvette enthusiasts during the museum’s 20th Anniversary Celebration in late August is just the beginning of success for the park.

“That is doing nothing but bringing revenue to our city,” Henderson said. “That is a golden egg just ready to hatch.” The community will get to see the park during a grand opening set for Sept. 16.
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