Press Release: National Auto Publishers Join Lemay Museum Leadership Groups

TACOMA, Wash. – Two national automotive publishers have committed their
knowledge and energy to two governing bodies of The Harold E. LeMay
Museum in Tacoma, Wash.

Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market magazine, has become a
LeMay Museum board member after serving on the museum’s steering
committee. Martin has served as museum advisor offering insight and
perspective from his extensive network of auto industry contacts. His
magazine, Sports Car Market, is recognized as a trusted leader in
valuing classic cars. A book series titled “Keith Martin on
Collecting” will focus on Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar, Austin-Healey,
Mercedes and more.

Martin has experience in many areas of car collecting. He has been a
judge and master of ceremonies at racing events, owned a restoration
shop in Portland, Ore., and was the Northwest’s top salesman of
Ferraris, Alfa Romeos and Maseratis. An avid vintage racer, Martin has
driven in races throughout Europe and the United States.

Martyn L. Schorr is a new member to the LeMay Museum steering
committee. He has been in high-performance auto publishing and public
relations for more than 40 years and has authored nearly 20 books.
Schorr has launched automotive magazines – including VETTE, still the
leading publication in its field.

Schorr was involved in the building and marketing of Baldwin-Motion
SS-427 and 454 Camaro and Corvette muscle cars in the 1960s and 70s.

Today he is president of PMPR, a marketing communications/media
relations consulting firm that specializes in automotive and luxury

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The Harold E. LeMay Museum is dedicated to preserving and interpreting
the LeMay Collection of automobiles and memorabilia, along with vehicles
and artifacts it may acquire. The LeMay Collection was recognized by The
Guinness Book of World Records as the largest privately held car
collection in the world. At its peak, the collection was in excess of
3,000 automobiles, motorcycles, trucks and other vehicles plus more than
30,000 pieces of related 20th century Americana. Plans are under way to
build a museum in Tacoma, Wash., to feature a permanent collection of
1,200 cars and memorabilia. For more information, visit

Steve Kovach


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