Matt Meares’- A Career Future Proofed

Matt Meares may have waited to embark on a mechanic’s life, but his thirst to learn has ensured a hugely varied career so far. Not many life journeys include being a flying trapeze instr...


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The All American Dream

Restoring and maintaining a fleet of some of America’s finest classics in the comfort of your own workshop. You can never have enough classic cars, especially ones with character and a histo...


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Global Traveller

Ian Studley proves how quickly a motor sport mechanic can collect passport stamps, taking in Le Mans, the Nürburgring, China and beyond. The lure of working in motor sport is strong. The act...


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World Of Opportunity

Eighty years old and happily retired, Malcolm King’s work with Ford has taken him to high speeds in the Australian desert and the boardrooms of the Far East. There can be few greater blessin...


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Servicing The Royals

Few mechanics get to work on million-dollar cars, but for Jack Tomlinson at Rolls-Royce, it’s all in a day’s work. Of all the work shirts to pull on each morning, having one with letters R a...


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A Bush Mechanic’s Life

A rural NSW mechanic proves you can never have too many skills for a varied working life with cars. I’ve enjoyed it; these are good skills for life,” Frank Hiscock said when reflecting on hi...


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Neville Kelly: An Aussie Mechanic In South Sudan

Neville Kelly is a motor mechanic from Victoria who recently spent nine months working with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Agok, South Sudan, as fleet manager. Fac...


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Keeping Up With The Jones’

A boyhood passion for curvaceous Porsches has seen Barry Jones work restoration magic on his 1960 356B, plus an equally elegant VW Karmann Ghia. Backed out into the sunshine, the curves of t...


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Eat Sleep Race

Being a mechanic for a SuperUtes team may seem glamorous, but there’s plenty of hard work to get the glory. For many mechanics, a job in motorsport is the dream position. Traveling the count...


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Anthony Miller Emergency Mechanic

Whether it’s your car or your heart that’s stopped, Anthony Miller’s amassed the skills to help in all emergencies. People love you having a trade,” says Anthony Miller. “If you can use your...


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