Peter has spent over 30 years in the industry as mechanic, business owner and classic race enthusiast. Starting out gaining technical drawing qualifications after leaving school, he then fulfilled a 5 year apprenticeship at R. Cripps & Co Ltd, Nottingham, working on Sunbeam, Hillman Commer and International Harvester farm and industrial machines. Armed with this experience, Peter set up an engineering and fabrication company, which grew to employ 150 people and turnover £5m. Peter also restores and races classic cars for which he has won several awards.
An extremely experienced panel beater and highly capable at body modification, Mark has been in the motor industry for nearly 25 years. Specialising in classic cars, he has gained vast experience with Triumphs, MG's, Morris Minors, and Jaguars as well as his favourite - Ford's! His current classic - a MK1 Ford Cortina - has been mildly modified with a 20 OHC engine that he likes to show and drag race. He also loves Hotrods and Customs where he has experience in specialised body modifications such as 'roof chops' and 'frenching.'
Classic car enthusiast Rob, began his career by completing an apprenticeship with a local garage (Hall & Graves Lee), in vehicle refinishing. He then attended Plymouth College of Art and Design gaining him a City and Guilds qualification. During a two year stint working for British Leyland's main dealer Wadham Stringer he gained valuable experience on British makes including Triumph, Jaguar, MG, Mini, Range Rover and Rover. Having owned and built a MK1 Escort Twin cam, a Lotus, a MK11 Cortina and a Dolomite Sprint Rob now owns a Wosley Hornet Turbo charged 1275cc.
Enjoying every aspect of his work, Duncan's career in the motor trade began at 16 after signing up to a five year apprenticeship. Upon successful completion of all City and Guilds exams, Duncan then worked in South Africa at a Jaguar garage maintaining high quality old and new cars. Returning to England, he worked for Rodgers of Plymouth as a MG technician where he gained experience in classic car restoration and race car preparation.
Preferring styling, finishing and body repairing to mechanics, Keith is master of his craft able to carry out complete restoration of classic and vintage cars. His motor career began over 30 years ago when he began a four year, apprenticeship as a vehicle refinisher at Austin dealership AC Turner. Following this, Keith obtained his City and Guilds qualification, diplomas and certificates of excellence and once qualified began customising cars including a Ford Capri, shown on many circuits. During the late eighties Keith taught students at Plymouth College of Art and Design and Youth Training Schemes.