For over 50 years, Dick has been dealing in all types of exotic cars including Porsche, McLaren, Lamborghini ,Mercedes, Caterham Seven, Lotus Super Sevens, and Birkin Seven cars. Over the years, he has been an active member of multiple clubs relating to Porsche, Lotus, Mercedes, 300 SL Mercedes, Lamborghini, BMW as well as local vintage racing organizations.
In 1982, Dick followed his passion for cars and founded Texas Motor Works, a family owned, boutique dealer. He successfully built his company by using a high degree of ethics, personalized service and providing high-quality cars. He feels blessed to have the opportunity to do what he loves while serving a client base of many wonderful people.
He successfully finished the Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving and since that time has been active in racing with SCCA and other historic racing organizations. In 1994, he founded the Super Seven Challenge Series of racing in North America. Dick has participated in many events…. Racing Super Seven Cars, Porsche, Mercedes, Formula Fords and Sports 2000 vehicles. His worldwide reputation for technical expertise, integrity and passion for cars sets him - and Texas Motor Works - apart.
Combining a passion for all things automotive with over 30 years of business experience in finance, marketing and real estate, Chris enjoys the playing the role of matchmaker in finding Texas Motor Works’ clients their ideal vehicle at the right price. Having personally owned nearly 100 cars before joining the Texas Motor Works team, encompassing a wide range of German, Italian, and British sports cars, he welcomes the opportunity to share his experiences.
His Alfa Romeo Spider won 1st place in its class at the 2016 Santa Fe Concorso, and he enjoys participating in local events with other cars from his personal collection. His article documenting his experience importing a Mercedes-Benz from Canada to the U.S. was published on Hagerty.com in 2018, and has been frequently referenced on other websites such as Bring a Trailer as a useful and detailed guide to the vehicle importation process.
An active PCA member, Chris has owned a variety of Porsches over the years, ranging from a 1969 911E targa, to more modern water cooled 911s and Boxsters, to Cayennes and 928s, just to name a few! Although he has a particularly strong interest in and knowledge of Porsches, he appreciates all interesting automobiles!