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Mark Jones is the Proprietor at Britsport of Seattle in Seattle, Washington. Since 1992 he and his talented craftsmen restore and repair classic British cars of all marques. They are a full-service restoration business performing award-winning work utilizing experience from over 30 years of painting, restoring, repairing a wide spectrum of vintage cars. They rebuild British gearboxes and Laycock overdrive units as well and perform pre-purchase inspections, in addition to buying and selling fine classic automobiles. Mark worked in the train industry in his prior profession from the time he was in high school working the graveyard shift and attending school in the daytime. He was a dispatcher, telegrapher, yard clerk and more until his passion for cars turned in to a full-time business at Britsport of Seattle.
To be successful in business, find your niche. When you find your niche, drive a train through it.
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Working as a trained dispatcher at a young age – could cause fatalities if done incorrectly, so he had to achieve excellence to save lives.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
1961 Corvette Roadster
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
You can’t make chicken soup out of chicken feathers.
Do your due diligence and vet anyone working on your vehicles.
Jaguar XK 120 – Anatomy of a Cult Object by Urs Schmid
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
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