Corvette Museum Receives 2007 Corvette Z06 Donation
The National Corvette Museum has just accepted a generous donation of a 2007 Corvette Z06 from Sally Young. The Z06 had belonged to her husband, Cliff, who passed away earlier this year after suffering from Agent Orange from an exposure while serving in Vietnam.
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“It just had to be LeMans Blue as 2007 would be the last year for that color,” Sally remarked. “It was a bit of a fiasco trying to get the car ordered. Cliff knew he wanted to order it with the Museum Delivery option, so he spoke with the Delivery Department and happened to mention to Lori that he wasn’t able to get a car yet. Lori connected him with a broker in Bowling Green that had allocation and made it happen.”
Cliff finally got his dream car on June 27th, 2007. It marked Cliff’s first and last visit to Bowling Green, though the Youngs have remained very close with the museum over the years. They even made a donation to join the One Acre Club to help support the Motorsports Park. Cliff and Sally had planned to visit again in April of this year, but Cliff unfortunately passed away on January 28th.
“While the Museum is in our wills, Cliff didn’t specifically list the car but I felt donating it was the most appropriate thing,” Sally explained. “He was always so impressed with how the Museum is run, I know he would be pleased with its new home.”
Next time you’re in town, stop by the museum and check out Cliff’s 2007 Corvette Z06 in Le Mans Blue.