Barry Sprague is an automotive lifer, living his entire life within the confines of the automotive industry. The youngest person in Texas to get a driver�s license at the age of 13, he built his first 55 Chevy 2 Door Post that very year. An ASE Certified Master Technician before the age of 20 he was the youngest shop foreman ever of a major metropolitan GM dealership. Barry has held technical positions with the American Automobile Association, written used car buyers books and consumer articles, and was an automotive journalist for local ABC and Fox affiliates. Barry founded the first nationally recognized ASE Master Certified automotive inspection company, and has built numerous record-breaking, and award-winning restorations. Barry joined the ClassicCars.com staff team in 2014 - his current obsession is �the next big thing�, and rat rods.