John Ficarra is a car historian, marketer, writer and encyclopedia.
He bought his first car at the age of 14 and ended up restoring British sports cars in his garage to help put himself through college. In 2003 he would go on to found and run Creative Film Cars, New York City’s premiere film car company, providing every kind of car to movies, magazines, and events on the East Coast.
During that time he created The 2904, an infamous cross-country endurance race that was an ode to the Cannonball Run, which has been profiled in publications from Jalopnik to Top Gear. www.the2904.com.
When he returned to California he spent six years as the marketing director and in-house historian for Bruce Canepa at his amazing facility in Scotts Valley, California.
A regular contributor on the VINwiki Car Stories YouTube channel, some of his stories have almost a million views.
Also an accomplished writer and researcher, John’s work has appeared in magazines including 000, Vintage Racecar, Classic Porsche, Speed Sport and on the Luftgekühlt website. If you are a Porsche fan you might have seen John's work at the Historic Tent at Rennsport Reunion VI were he wrote and researched all 72 cars banners.
Listen to John's interview on Mark Greene's fantastic podcast, Cars Yeah! https://carsyeah.com/ourportfolio/1301-john-ficarra/
Listen to John's interview on Brett Hatfield's Driven Radio Show.