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November 2013 Corvette of the Month

Richard and Nancy Whitmire's 2005 Machine Silver Coupe



Richard and Nancy Whitmire

2005 Machine Silver Coupe

Is this your first Corvette? If not, list previous years, styles, and colors:
1960 Roman Red Coupe with White removable Top
1989 White Coupe

What first attracted you to Corvettes? When was that or how old were you?
The look of the car. I was probably 12 years old.

5How did you come to acquire this Corvette?
I bought it at Performance Chevy after the sold Vince his Zo6.

What modifications, if any, have you done to this car?
Z51 sway bars front and rear, full deck spoiler

What modifications, if any, do you have planned for this car?
None
What do you like best about Corvettes?
They just handle so well. They accelerate as well as they handle. They stop as well as they hand and accelerate. They are just great fun to drive.

How long have you been members of RCCC?
About nine years

What offices have you held or runs you've put on?
None

What do you like about RCCC?
The friends we have made and the runs that we have done with our friends.

What other interesting facts might others enjoy knowing about you? (Occupation, hobbies, family, recent vacation, etc. Feel free to add any other interesting Corvette related story.):
We enjoy the races at Laguna Seca and Infineon and we saw most of the Grand Prix races including Monte Carlo while we were stationed in Germany from 1972 thru 1975. We also enjoy fun times with our grandchildren.