Effingham, IL – July 2009 -– The first annual Corvette Club Olympics Games were held on Saturday, July 25, 2009 on the Mid America Motorworks campus.
Over 60 Corvette enthusiasts attended and participated in the six event competition consisting of: Creeper Races, Name the Year of the Emblem, Hat Toss, Cover the Corvette, What Brush am I? and MWorks Match. The five participating teams represented three Corvette clubs from across the state of Illinois.
The gold medal winner of the 2009 Corvette Club Olympics was “The Trunk Poppers” from the Looking Glass Corvette Club located in Highland, IL. Darrell “Pokie” Wildhaber, captain from the winning team, stated, “We will be back next year to defend our title!” Winners received a traveling trophy, their photo published in the Corvette Funfest Book, free registration for 2010, and bragging rights!
Lunch was served after the completion of the events. Tentative date for next year’s annual games is July 24, 2010. For more information or to sign up your Corvette Club for next year’s event, contact Mid America Motorworks Club Coordinator, Nancy Bushur at firstname.lastname@example.org.