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August 2010 Corvette of the Month

Mort Richman's 2008 Silver Metallic Coupe

Name: Morton Richman

Current Corvette: 2008 Silver Metallic Coupe

Previous Corvettes: Yes, I am a virgin.

What first attracted you to Corvettes? When was that or how old were you? Brother is a corvette enthusiast, owned several Vettes and currently has a 65 with a 502 engine, a 5 speed, completely redone body off etc.  I been attending Corvette events since 2003 with my brother. The corvette people are a great groups but I have been interested in Vettes and other sport cars for 50 + years.

How was this Corvette acquired? Brother told me Chevy was offering employee discounts on Vettes. I felt it was my civic duty to help GM.

Modifications: None

Modifications Planned: None

What do you like best about Corvettes?  The people who own them, its fun to drive, looks good, and keeps me agile getting in and out of the car.

How long have you been members of RCC?  Two years next month.

What offices have you held or runs you've put on? Will put on a run in the next few years. As a former member of The Sports Car Club of America, I have put on dozens of rallies.

What do you like about RCC? Great club, fun events, great people and pounding the table when a guy with a paper bag gets up.

Other Facts: Unofficial tour guide of Grant's Pass, OR. (Editor's note: I think you would have had to been there! ;-)