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Matt Stone is a freelance journalist, author, broadcaster and former Editor at Motor Trend Classic magazine. He’s been a professional automotive journalist and photographer since 1990. He’s a Chief Class Judge at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, a member of the LeMay America’s Car Museum Steering Committee and past-President of the Motor Press Guild trade association. He’s written several books including: Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman, McQueen’s Machines, My First Car, and History’s Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed.

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SUCCESS QUOTE

“Make today count because if you didn’t you just pissed one away.”

CAREER CHALLENGE

After years in the commercial real estate business Matt decided he wanted to do something in the automotive field. Many people told him he was too old to break in to the business.

AH-HA MOMENT

Matt submitted articles to AutoWeek magazine for their Escape Roads section to see if they would be interested in his work. They purchased two out of three and a career was started.

FIRST SPECIAL CAR

A 1971 Oldsmobile 442

BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE

Buy and drive what you love.

AUTOMOTIVE RESOURCE

Road Trips, Head Trips, And Other Cars Crazed Writings – Jean Lindamood Jennings

RECOMMENDED BOOKS 

McQueen’s Machines – Matt Stone

Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman – Matt Stone and Preston Lerner

James Garner Motoring Life – Matt Stone

My First Car – Matt Stone

History’s Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed – Matt Stone

PARTING ADVICE 

“Cars has been the catalyst to the many wonderful things that have happened to me and my life.”

HOW TO FIND MATT

Matt Stone Cars – www.mattstonecars.com

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