Joe is well known in Marcos and other sportscar circles. With 37 years in the sportscar industry, he has been deeply involved with the design, development and production of road and racing sports cars, gaining enviable experience restoring sports cars to concours winning standard.
He joined Marcos Sports Cars in the mid eighties and at one point was the sole engineer assembling factory built V8 Marcos Mantula’s. Instrumental with the development of the Mantara type approval project and all model variants produced during the 90s. Joe became a major part of the works Team Marcos endurance racing team, winning the British GT championship in 1995 and, along with his number 71 Marcos LM600 team, won the best pit crew technical assistance award at the prestigious LeMans 24hr. He gradually worked his way through the company to ultimately become the production and service manager.
After a spell with Marcos Heritage in 2001, Joe moved to The Invicta Car Company as a development engineer. Integral in the creation of the first single piece carbon fibre bodied supercar, the Invicta S1-320, Joe continued to evolve the S1 over the next 8 years, designing and implementing key changes as head of production.
With a wealth of experience gained over 3 decades, Joe joined forces with Jeremy Kearns in 2009 at Redline Sportscars, overseeing a small team of dedicated engineers with a deep passion for the Marcos marque and all other fine sports cars.
Outside of work and keeping with engineering, Joe has been a lifelong aero modeller and can be found walking coastal paths for a slightly slower pace of life.