Wednesday, August 21
Departing Decatur AL, 4:24 am
Arrival on Carlisle Fairgrounds, 782 miles;
Thursday, August 22
As I was setting up in my usual spot by the Big Trees, these two one-of-a-kind Vettes went by:
The steel body Rondine.
The driveable chassis XP819 rear engine Corvette concept.
Friday, August 23
Fully set up
Note 2 C7 Stingrays in the wash area
2 donors of $100 or more to the American Cancer
For his $50 donation, Rich Besitka signs the hood,
I also took the time to check out the
"Chip's Choice" display.
Friday evening: the C5/C6 Registry dinner
I got to speak to the crowd about our mission.
Saturday, August 25
In place, 6:01 am!
While Gary minds the booth, I take the LONG walk to find my "Celebrity Pick" among a couple of thousand Vettes.
Success - here it is:
Larry Spilman with his beautiful 62! (I had
also picked it in 2011 and 2005)
Coincidently, it was only a few steps from my
pick from last year,
Back at the booth, retired Corvette Chief
Engineer, Dave McLellan,
At the Celebrity Lunch, Lance Miller welcomes
Peter Brock, the author and designer of the
Sun, Aug 25
A couple shots of the NCRS display.
After wrapping up our display and bidding
farewell to Gary for his help,
Mon, Aug 26
Home again! Stats for the round trip: