Chip’s Choice Theme Announced for Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

Ben Williams March 19, 2020 14 No Comments

Chip’s Choice Theme Announced for Corvettes at Carlisle 2020

1972 Corvette 350 (slash) 200 Convertible – Bloomington Gold Benchmark, June 2018 – Steve and Wendy Burns, Michigan. Photo – Carlisle Events


Carlisle, PA – Corvettes at Carlisle could be the largest all-Corvette themed weekend on this planet, however Bloomington Gold, held every June in Indiana, is called the Grand Daddy of Corvette Events.  For one summer time solely the 2 manufacturers come collectively to showcase a really particular show: Chip’s Choice. Spanning August 27-30, Corvettes at Carlisle introduced by Top Flight Automotive, takes over the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds and welcomes practically 60,000 company and a few 5,000 Corvettes to America’s Automotive Hometown of Carlisle Pennsylvania.

The show, named in honor of Chip Miller (co-founder of Carlisle Events and Corvettes at Carlisle), is an annual particular show that’s showcased inside Building T. This show embodies the best-of-the-best within the Corvette interest, together with distinctive themes, designs, builders or vehicles which have some sort of historic tie-in to Corvettes at Carlisle, Chip Miller and/or the Miller household. For 2020, the show options the Best of the Best of Bloomington Gold.

As famous, Bloomington Gold is a huge deal throughout the Corvette interest and is the longest operating occasion of its sort relationship again to the early 1970’s. For 2020, Bloomington Gold President Guy Larsen and Event Director Bill Locke will hand choose Corvettes which have made an affect not solely throughout the interest however at their prestigious occasion. These vehicles, 12 to be precise, will sit entrance and middle for all to see as a part of Chip’s Choice in Building T. Not solely will this be a closely trafficked space at Corvettes at Carlisle, every automotive can even be showcased throughout the practically 90-page occasion information as properly on on-line and through social media.

“We’re excited to showcase some amazing Corvettes throughout this display,” famous Carlisle Events co-owner Lance Miller. ‘My father, Chip Miller, went to each single Bloomington Gold whereas he was alive.  In truth, he was a long-time choose at every of the occasions,” continued Miller.  “Corvettes at Carlisle continues to be represented year in and year out. I recall going with him on many occasions and enjoying the various events. I felt it was appropriate to showcase a taste of what Bloomington Gold has to offer during their events. So, for 2020, what better way to include them than this special Chip’s Choice display. I know my father is smiling down proud.”

“The 2020 Chip’s Choice display at Corvettes of Carlisle will feature a display of some of the very best Bloomington Gold Benchmark® Corvettes, the most prestigious Corvette award,” mentioned Guy Larsen, President – Bloomington Gold Corvettes.  “The Benchmark® award recognizes the very rare Corvettes that embody the ultimate in factory originality and condition,” continued Larsen.  “Benchmark® Corvettes are highly unrestored and appear to be in ‘typical factory production.’  The Corvettes on display at Chip’s Choice 2020 will appear as if they were put in a time capsule when they left the factory and have been preserved. These Corvettes are the best examples for anyone doing a restoration or trying to learn about authentic Corvettes of that time, hence the name Benchmark®.  Benchmark® cars are the sports’ best link to the past and preserving Corvette’s factory authenticity heritage in the future.  It is an honor for Bloomington Gold Corvettes to present these fine Benchmark® Corvettes this coming August, 2020.”

For particulars on the upcoming June Bloomington Gold occasion on the Indianapolis Speedway, go to and for info on Corvettes at Carlisle this August in Carlisle, go to  While on the Carlisle web page, register for the huge all-Corvette Fun Field, study extra about changing into a vendor or just buy spectator tickets.  Discounts can be found by one month out for these registering to flash, whereas spectator tickets can be found at a reduction as much as and even throughout the occasion.  Log on, study extra and save!

Winter AutoFest to display Ferrari FXX K - Chip’s Choice Theme Announced for Corvettes at Carlisle 2020Carlisle Events is a companion or producer of over a dozen annual collector automotive/truck occasions. Events are held on the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds (Carlisle, PA), Allentown Fairgrounds (Allentown, PA), the Sunset Auction Facility (Sarasota, FL) and the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus (Lakeland, FL). The season schedule contains 4 automotive flea markets of various dimension, 5 auctions, in addition to particular person specialty flashes that includes Corvettes, Fords, GMs, Chryslers, vans, imports, tuners and efficiency sport compacts. Founded in 1974 by mates Bill Miller and Chip Miller, occasions hosted at Carlisle entice greater than half one million fanatics yearly from all corners of the globe. More info is out there at or

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