Known for his years of writing in the Hemming's family of magazines, David is a contributor at Road & Track and other outlets. He is also a founder of The Road Home, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing returning veterans with social, training, and employment opportunities in the automotive restoration industry.
Larry is a lifelong auto enthusiast and is known locally as the person with the "Car Guy" license plates. He is Certified Vehicle Appraiser and Antique Automobile Club of America Senior National Judge for the last 9 years after 15 years as a state and regional Amateur Autocross Champion. His own car collection features unique and orphan antique cars from 1930's to 1960's.
With a lifetime of experience in automobile resortarion under his belt, master car restorer Wayne Carini has a resume that includes body and paint work on rare car collections owned by the likes of David Letterman, tennis great Ivvan Lendl and the DuPont Family. He's been featured in the New York Times as well as numerous automobile magazines, and starred in two one-hour television specials.
Now, Chasing Classic Cars gives viewers a true insider's look into Wayne's inner circle as he embarks on his personal mission to uncover the world's most rare and exotic cars. Filmed entirely in high definition, Chasing Classic Cars welcomes you into the elite club of car restorers and collectors as Wayne buys, restores, and sells vintage rides and the owners of the most exclusive and secret garages open up their doors only to Wayne.
Wayne's passion for cars started when he was a child, working alongside his father on such classics as Duesenbergs, Lincolns, Packards and Ford Model As. Then, at just 9 years of age, he experienced a life altering event: he went for a ride in his first Ferrari, a 1960 Rosso Chiaro 250 SWB to be exact.
Wayne was instantly bitten by the Ferrari bug and hooked for life. Automobiles have been Wayne's passion ever since.
Dean A. Cusano
Dean is the CEO of Motorcars Incorporated in Plainville, Connecticut. He is a certified judge for Concours d'Elegance by Jaguar Cars, and is involved in the Automotive Restoration industry. Dean has been responsible for the restoration and resurrection of over 215 e-type Jaguars and has been a worldwide distributor of Vintage Jaguar Motorcars for over 35 years.
Dean is past president of the Jaguar Club of Southern New England and he holds numerous Records in Slalom, racing, and has earned multiple Awards in Automobile display and Concour.
With over forty years of experience in automotive manufacturing, restoration and repair, Rich brings a true enthusiasts passion to his work in the antique and special interest automotive field. Rich is knowledgeable in the important details and history of collector cars, nostalgia cars and special interest vehicles of all types. He has performed extensive restoration work on vehicles from the 50's through the 80's, and is fully aware of the cost of restoration work required and the value of work completed.
With an extensive knowledge base in many facets of the collector car community, Rich partners with his customers to provide sound and accurate information concerning restoration recommendations, project management, authenticity and the true value of a treasured collector car whether it be a brass era classic, an original survivor or a custom built street rod. This expertise is available to provide accurate appraisals or to assist you in the comprehensive pre-purchase evaluation of a potential vehicle as well as personal assistance in navigating the complicated process of the modern collector car auction arena as either a buyer or seller.
Rich has an extensive nationwide network of suppliers and providers and can assist you in locating a specific car or part for purchase or help to find the next owner of your current car. A nationally certified Field Judge for the Antique Automobile Club of America helping to identify and document some of the finest collector cars in the country, this ongoing education is brought back to benefit the customers of The Flying "A" Garage and Classic Wheels LLC.
Leigh Dorrington is the founder of Pendine InternationalAutomotive Media and Marketing, as well as an award-winning automotive historian and writer, well-known concours director and judge. His writing credits include Automobile Quarterly, Autoweek/autoweek.com, Classic & Sports Car, Collectible Automobile, MotorSport, theoldmotor.com, prewarcar.com, sportscardigest.com and Vintage Motorsport. Concours credits include the New York City Concours in Central Park, Fairfield County Concours d'Elegance, Saratoga Springs Fall Ferrari Festival and the Louisville Concours d'Elegance at Churchill Downs. He is a senior concours judge at the Concours of America at St. John's in Michigan, the Pinehurst Concours d'Elegance in Pinehurst, North Carolina and the Lime Rock Vintage Festival at Lime Rock Park. He lives in Essex, Connecticut.
Matthew V. Dunham has over 30 years in the automotive field beginning with a Degree from Northwood University in Automotive Marketing and Business Management. Matthew has a wealth of Automotive Knowledge in all automotive fields but his concentration is in the General Motors parts and service field. Matthew is an avid Autocross competitor and has had many competitive successes including being a finalist at the Axis invitational Shootout at Lime rock Park in Connecticut. Matthew is also a Motorcycle enthusiast and has participated in many Judged car shows and events.
Gary Mastronunzio has been in the automotive industry for over 30 years. He has restored and shown multiple General Motors muscle cars, which have taken multiple first place trophies. Gary attended the Rhode Island trade school and is currently employed at a General Motors dealership as a Service Team Leader.
Gary has prepared multiple high end automobiles such as Ferrari, Porsche, and Mercedes AMG to compete in international shows. He has earned accolades for his attention to detail and overall knowledge.
Andy Reid is a certified sports car fanatic who travels the country to see what's crossing the auction block and what cars are increasing in value. He is a Senior Editor at Classic Motorsports magazine and has worked in Film and Television, Advertising and helped launch a number of internet companies. Andy has owned more than 150 cars, ranging from everything from his First car, a 1968 Fiat 124 Couple to one of his favorites, a pair of Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona's. Andy is not just an Italian car fan, having owned more than 22 Porsche 911s as well as a number of little British sports cars. Andy has served as a Concourse Judge at the Radnor Hunt, Palo Alto, Concourso Italiano, Legends of the Autobahn Concourse and Hilton Head Concourse. He is an expert on the 911 as well as the Ferrari 308 series cars, on which he is completing a book. He has a special love of Bentley and Aston Martin cars. His favorite car that he has never owned is the Ferrari 365 California Spider. He has loved the car since he first saw a picture of it in a book while in High School. In addition to cars, Andy collects British, Italian and German motorcycles, Italian motor scooters, watches, and first edition mysteries. Andy lives in Collinsville, CT with his wife, Ann.
Bob has been a lifelong car enthusiast. He was introduced to the car hobby at a very young age by his older brother Teddy. He has passed on the family tradition to his two sons who currently work in the car industry. Over the years he has owned over 150 custom and classic cars. Bob does all of his own restoration work. He has been a member of the 1955, 56 and 57 Chevy Club of Milford, Corvette Club and Stardust Kustoms Club of Ct. As an avid member of the car community, he has had the pleasure of judging at Dream Ride 2016, and many Buick and Corvette car shows.
As Contributing Editor of motorsports for Accent magazine and Forum magazine, Rose became Feature writer for Rewind magazine which is an international motorsports magazine based in Singapore. He is also the motorsports writer for Media Pro whose prime motorsports affiliation had been with Rolex USA. Rose is a member of the International Motor Press Association and is involved with various automobile entities as a consultant. His background as a menswear clothing designer has led him to develop a new automobile inspired clothing collection which will be available for sale for Fall 2017.
As a gentleman racer he has won two regional Formula Ford championships and a regional Formula Atlantic championship with SCCA before converting to Vintage racing with a Formula 5000 and the ex-Graham Hill Embassy Shadow Formula 1. He now races a Porsche 911 and became the HRG overall champion in 2015.