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New DC member Robert Didier first became a member of the Dutch Chaper before purchasing a Corvette. In the recent months Robert used the NCRS network to find his car, which he eventually bought from a fellow NCRS member in the States.

The car bought by Robert is one of the most wanted models, a 1972 Coupe with LT-1 motor.
Next to that the car has the one of the most popular colors, ontario orange.

The LT-1 has meanwhile arrived in The Netherlands and it is expected that she will receive her Dutch plates in September.
15 July 2009: New Corvette in the club: '66 Coupe
Lid Jack Jansen from Teteringen has recently expanded his collection with a Coupe from 1966. The care seems to be an original export version and big block car. Unfortunately the car currently misses the engine but the interior and exterior look very sound.

According to various soruces the car has had minimum 2 owners within The Netherlands prior to Jack.

14 June 2009: 2009 Le Mans 24: Corvette Racing Scores Sixth GT1 Class Win
Corvette Racing came to La Sarthe with a single-minded goal to win the GT1 class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and that's exactly what they accomplished. Piloting the #63 Velocity Yellow Corvette C6.R across the finish line was Johnny O'Connell, who became the only American to win Le Mans 4 times. The #64 Corvette seized the GT1 lead with 3 hours left to run, but transmission problems knocked the Black Corvette out of the race.


Coming in second was the White #73 Corvette run by Luc Alphands team and in third place was the Jetalliance Racing Aston Martin DBR9, which was way down on the leader board most of the race but refused to quit. Once the #64 Corvette went out of the race, the Aston Martin was assured a podium finish.

1 April 2009: New Corvette in the club: '70 Coupe
New DC member Hanjo Riemersma has realized his dream in March 2009 with the purchase of a Donnybrook Green C3 Coupe from 1970.

With the help of the international NCRS network (the NCRS Family) Hanjo could buy a 2nd Flight car from a NCRS member of the Rocky Mountain chapter. The car has been body-on restored and its numbers match. Both the interior and exterior are colored green.

The car has a new 383 ci stroker engine in its bay, but Hanjo also got both the original engine and gearbox with the car. It is expected that the car will arrive at the end of May to the Netherlands and will make its debut during the NCRS Roadtour.
16 March 2009: The new Corvette C6 GT! edition
During the last few weeks the new C6 GT1 edition has been spotted around the Corvette assembly plant in Bowling Green. The local decal producer in Bowling Green has received the task to provide decal sets voor 600 C6 Corvettes in the comming months.

GM is bringing this new edition on the market to mark its 10th year anniversary (and last year) for Corvettes participation in the GT1 racing program. Pricing for the GT1 Championship Edition starts at $65,310 for the 4LT Coupe, $71,815 for the 4LT Convertible and $86,385 for the 3LZ Corvette Z06.

9 March 2009: Membership fee lowered
During the annual membership meeting we decided due to the continuously low Dollar/Euro exchange rate to lower the annual membership fee for the Dutch Chapter in combination with the international membership fee from 90 to 80 Euro. Members who already paid for 2009 will receive shortly 10 Euro back into their account.
27 February 2009: Dutch Chapter calender 2009
Dear members,

The calender for 2009 has been finalised and meanwhile published on our website. We would like to underline that this year the agenda is full with events organized by our chapter, but in addition we have also listed events which are worth to pay a visit to. These events are NOT organised by our chapter.

Your can recognize the Dutch Chapter events by (NCRS) at the end of the event title. In case you might have any questions regarding and event you can contact one of the board members.