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2022 Guest Speaker John Nikas

Described as “one of the best and brightest academic minds in the automotive space,” John Nikas is an award-winning automotive writer who specializes in weaving social, cultural and economic themes into compelling narratives about motoring history. John first fell in love with British sports cars, but his automotive passions have grown to encompass prewar and postwar sports and luxury cars, racing history and musings on the future of the automobile in the 21st century.

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Guest Speaker Presented by Hagerty Insurance

John is frequently asked to speak at various automotive events around the world, including the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Goodwood Revival and Retromobile, discussing a wide range of motoring topics. Known for his authoritative knowledge, quick wit and entertaining delivery, John currently serves as the Co-Executive Director of Hagerty’s Madison Avenue Sports Car Driving and Chowder Society and Automotive Engagement Ambassador for Hemmings, in addition to writing monthly columns for several magazines on both sides of the Atlantic.

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John Nikas is an award-winning motoring historian who has authored more than a dozen books on various automotive topics and currently writes monthly columns for several magazines located around the world, including three for Kelsey Publications in the United Kingdom. A recipient of the Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy, Denise McCluggage, and Sedgwick Awards and first runner-up for the Mercedes-Benz Award, his books have reached the top of the Amazon sales rankings (for automotive books) on seven separate occasions and have been recognized as Book of the Month by Octane, Classic & Sports Car and The Automobile.