Tom Benford has been a freelance journalist for more than 30 years and contributes regularly to several national magazines. He has authored more than 15 books, including 3 on computer science and more than a dozen on the Corvette and other automotive subjects. His titles for Motorbooks include Corvette: Five Decades of Sports Car Speed, Corvette Performance Projects 1968-1982, Corvette Gallery, Garage and Workshop Gear Guide, The Street Rod, and others. Tom resides with his wife of 30 years, Liz, and their German Shepherd, Major, on more than four acres on the New Jersey Shore. The Benford automotive stable includes six Corvettes, ranging from a 1963 split-window coupe through a 1998 C5 convertible, and a 1933 Dodge five-window coupe. His website is www.tombenford.com.