01: Bill Warner

Bill Warner is the chairman and founder of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance taking place Thursday, March 5 through Sunday, March 8, 2020. He is a lifelong racer, automotive photographer, collector, speaker, author, and all-around gearhead. He’s worked with cars his entire life and spent his career as an electrical engineer, serving in the Florida Air National Guard for 30 years. He has authored books and shot award-winning photography. Bill started racing in the last 70s and won three IMSA Media Challenges. He drove factory sponsored race cars for multiple marques and took part in the 1975 Cannonball Run. Now in its 25th year, the Amelia Island Concours has become a world-class staple among enthusiasts and collectors alike.

THE COLLECTOR CAR MARKET AS YOU SEE IT TODAY
Soft

THE THREE-CAR STORY
1971 Porsche 911T he has had for 49 years

THE VEHICLE YOU SOLD
Brabham BT8

THE VEHICLE YOU WILL NEVER LET GO
1971 Porsche 911 T  and a Ferrari Daytona

THE DECISION PROCESS TO PURCHASING THAT DREAM VEHICLE
1938 Alfa Romeo 2900 by Touring
Ford GT
Porsche RS 60 Spyder
Ferrari 250 GT SWB and Series 1 Cabriolet
Selling Muntz Jet
‘66 – 67 Small Block Corvette liftoff hardtop Roadster (affordable car)

YOUR BUSINESS
Amelia Island Concours has not really been affected by the collector car market.

PARTING ADVICE
Buy what you like. If it goes up in value, all the better. If it doesn’t, you still have something you like.

WHERE TO FIND BILL
Amelia Island Concours.org
Instagram
Facebook

If you have any questions or comments about the podcast, you can email Keith at keith.martin@sportscarmarket.com.

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