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National Corvette Museum


From the Ambassador



The National Corvette Museum wants to be an outreach to all the clubs.  They would like to have an Ambassador from every club.  They want to be a source for information, training and enjoyment for the only true American Sports Car.


When you read through the Motor Sports Park site, they talk about the High Performance Driving Experience (HPDE) school, Autocross Experience, and more.  This track was created for all Corvette enthusiasts and for anyone else that has a passion for seeing what their cars can do. 


It’s also to provide a venue for national races to come to Bowling Green.  They are building garages, grand stands, control tower, gas station and more.  When the 25th Anniversary of the Museum comes up in 2019 and the Caravans from all over the country come together in celebration again, I hope to be part of it again and take my car out on the track.  


I was there for the initial opening in 2014 but there was so much to do and see that first time.  I did not have time to wait to get on the track.  The next time I go, that will be the first thing I do and everything else will take a back seat.  


Please check out the links above to the websites for the NCM and for the Motor Sports Park.


Don Basque - NCM Ambassador

Club Calendar of Events

Please note that this calendar only lists club sponsored events.  There are many Corvette and car related shows and events between July and October. BSCC members will receive timely updates via E-mail. If you are not a BSCC member and would like additional information on all of this season's events, please contact Andy at Andy6string@gmail.com. You can also find additional events on our Facebook page.

On Saturday, May 11th, the club cruised to Palmer to run laps on the Palmer Motorsports Complex track. It may have been the 1st time for a 61 Corvette to take to the track. 

The Bay State Corvette Club hosted it's annual Corvettes vs Corvettes Shootout at New England Dragway on Friday, May 17th.

Club members enjoyed a cruise to Yankee Candle in Deerfield on May 18th. 

Club members also enjoyed another fun day at Musclepalooza on Sunday, May 26th. Many members showed up to support Rocco, Tom, Wender, and Dave, who raced their cars. 

On Sunday, June 2nd, the Bay State Corvette Club hosted a cruise to the Newport Car Museum in Portsmouth, RI. We were joined by members from Eastern Mass Corvette Club, Gate City Corvette Club, and the South Shore Corvette Club.

Please note that the club does not schedule regular business meetings during the summer, instead, holding brief meeting updates during our summer cookouts. 

On Sunday, June 9th, the club held its 2nd BSCC autocross of the season at Devens.

On Saturday, June 22nd, the club held its 50th anniversary cookout.

On Friday, June 28th, club members cruised to Barrett-Jackson Auction at Mohegan Sun.

Sunday, July 14th, cookout at Rosemary and Frank's. E-vite to be sent out to all members. 

Saturday, July 27th, Corvettes vs Mustangs at New England Dragway.

Sunday, July 28th, Trivia afternoon at The Chateau in Westboro.

Saturday, August 3rd, cookout at Val and Moe's. 

Sunday, August 25th, cookout at Laura and Tom's. 


Saturday, August 10th, 3rd Autocross of the season at Devens - Moore Airfield. Registration is now open! See link on our competition page. 

Sunday, September 1st, 4th Autocross of the season at Devens - Moore Airfield.

Saturday, September 7th, cruise to Battleship Cove. 

Saturday, September 21st, cookout at Linda and John's. 

Saturday, October 19th, fall foliage cruise to NH.

Additional event dates will be added as information becomes available. 



This is where you will find our calendar of events and Corvette related news.


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Don Basque is our BSCC Ambassador to the NCM.


Read all about it in the article to the right, and visit the websites he suggests.


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On the eighth day, God created Mid-Engined Corvette. Certain Mesoamerican cultures offered the still-beating hearts of human sacrifices to Mid-Engined Corvette. Medieval Europeans believed that Mid-Engined Corvette’s horn could cure all maladies. It is said that Kublai Khan kept in his personal zoo at Xanadu a Mid-Engined Corvette of exceptional splendor. The phrase “mid-engined Corvette” means “goat sucker” in Spanish, owing to the thing’s propensity to drink the blood of livestock. Inside the briefcase from Pulp Fiction? Mid-Engined Corvette.


Mid-Engined Corvette has always been with us, even when it totally didn’t exist. And short of a few concept vehicles over the decades, it has never existed beyond the realm of folklore, the occasional conspiracy theory, and the fever dreams of automotive journalists.


But as it is written, so it shall be. Mid-Engined Corvette is real, and you’ll see the official, genuine article next spring. And no, Chevy isn’t playing any games with the terminology: The engine will be bolted between the occupants and the rear wheels. Those expecting a carbon-fiber spaceship powered by an antimatter machine will be somewhat disappointed.