Steve Barney

Tom Jones
Dealer Principal

Steve Barney was born in Vermont in 1942. He Holds a B.A. in Italian from New York University and the University of Florence. He was in the US Navy for 5 years. After selling cars in Italy from 1970 to 1977 he formed Foreign Cars Italia, a factory authorized dealer for Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, and Porsche. He sold his interest in that company in the nineties, and formed Sport Auto in 2000.He is a retired senior concours judge with the Ferrari Club of America. He enjoys vintage racing, scuba diving (hence our seahorse logo), and flies a Piper Aztec. Feel free to call or email Steve regarding Ferrari and Porsche cars.

steve@sportauto.us 

Master Technician

Tom Jones was born in North Carolina in 1949. He was in the US Coast Guard for 4 years. His early work as a technician included attending factory schools for Alfa Romeo, Lotus, Triumph, Volvo, and Mercedes Benz. He joined Steve Barney at Foreign Cars Italia in 1977, and was the lead Ferrari technician for 24 years. Also he attended Ferrari training schools at Ferrari North America, and at the factory in Maranello, Tom was very involved in the Ferrari Challenge series. Feel free to contact Tom with technical questions

tom@sportauto.us

 

   

Mark Miner

Benny Menjivar
Detail Services

Mark Miner was born in Indiana in 1956.  He holds a B.S. in Journalism from Ball State University. Mark is our "esthetics engineer" and is responsible for turning our already beautiful trade-ins and purchases into concours winning dream cars. Feel free to ask Mark about the products he uses and recommends for the exterior and interior of your car.

 

Latin Relations

Benny is originally from Guatemala and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and handles our Latin America transactions. He is a walking encyclopedia of Formula One statistics and named his oldest son Ayrton after Brazilian World Champion, Ayrton Senna.

 

   
       
 
   
   
   
 
 

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