066: Automotive Historian Bill Rothermel

Posted on: May 7th, 2020 by

What are Concours Judging rules? What collector car did Bill call “butt-ugly”? And which celebrity did he give his seat too during an auction? These are just a few questions we’ll answer in this episode!

Bill Rothermel is heavily involved in the collector car world in many ways. He is on the AACA Museum’s Board of Directors and active in many Concours shows including the Elegance at Hershey, Boca Raton, Chopsholm, St. Johns, Greenwich, Greenbriar, Hemmings, Radnor, St. Michael’s and Amelia Island Concour d’Elegance and more! He also contributes as a writer to Hemmings Muscle Machines, Sports Car Market and RM Sotheby’s. Whether he is a Concours Judge, Color Commentator or Master of Ceremony, Bill is always surrounded by amazing automobiles. Find out which one is his favorite, he is VERY specific abut this, and which car he Crushes in our “Keep, Cash, Crush” game. AND, find out what he looks for as a Concours Judge when walking the show field.

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