David and Judy’s Senior Moment

The Delivery

As of Monday April 16, 2001 at 9:03AM CDT-  IT WAS READY! Parked on the Museum floor: 
First picture by Nancy Harkness from the National Corvette Museum Web Cam – Delivery #2

We arrived at the Museum at 8:00 AM CDT on Tuesday April 17, 2001:

We took fantastic behind-the-scenes Corvette plant tour, then had a great behind-the-scenes Museum tour

At 10:26AM (Central Daylight Time) we first saw the car:

at 12:25PM CDT we were getting a thorough briefing from Corvette Museum Delivery Team Member Karen Akers on the features of the car:

at 1:43PM CDT the car’s “15 hours” of fame as a Museum centerpiece ended and it was moved outside:

by 2:00PM CDT we were posing for the Official Picture:

at 2:14PM CDT we were loading the car and by 2:18 we were on our way:

A lot of folks did a great job of capturing the pics – THANKS to all!!!!

2005-09-06  – Four and a half years after our Museum Delivery, I found this list of all the deliveries the same day as ours. The info was accessed on the ZR1NET web site:

Tuesday, April 17, 2001

10:00 a.m.
 Art and Jan Wollpert
 Elk Grove Village, IL 
2001 bowling green Corvette coupe 
Woodfield Chevrolet Schaumburg, IL

David and Judy Palmeter 
Fort Wayne, IN 
2001 white Corvette coupe 
Guests: Dave & Sharon White 
Kelley Chevrolet Inc. Ft. Wayne, IN

2:00 p.m. 
Robert Maxwell (plant tour only-picking up car on Friday, April 20 at C5 Bash) 
Horseshoe Bay, TX 
2001 black Corvette Z06 
Guests: Aubrey Poss, Joe Poss, Tom Martin 
Capitol Chevrolet Austin, TX

John Nykiel, Jr. (no plant tour) 
Matteson, IL 
2001 black Corvette convertible 
Guest: his father – John Nykiel, Sr. 
Apple Chevrolet Tinley Park, IL

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