Robert Johnson is currently facility manager & automotive curator for Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club & Storage. A 35-year resident, graduated orange Glen high school in 1982 immediately joined the marines for 6 years as a supply chief and then tanks, where he found a mechanical passion and aptitude for most things engine driven. After the military, Robert worked in the construction field as an electrician/drywall / interior and exterior stucco. During this time he owned and raced a couple of cars at Carlsbad raceway…working his way up to the pro brackets to become event and track champion. It was at this time the he caught the attention of Jim Wangers and was asked to join him and his nephew (Gordon Wangers) to help maintain their private collection of rare and fine muscle cars and exotics.
As an ASE certified technician, Robert quickly researches and embraces every car under his care. Attention to detail and unsurpassed enthusiasm and knowledge for cars, and with plenty of experience behind the wheel, and under the hood as well.