Sam Skelton is a freelance motoring writer and columnist.

He is the editor of a series of specialist publications focused on European and Japanese classics, and a regular opinion columnist for Classic Car Mart and Classic Car Buyer. He also contributes buying guides and regular classified assessments for Hagerty Insurance, and has been a concours judge at The Festival of the Unexceptional since its inception in 2014. The launch editor of Mercedes Driver and former features editor of Classic Car Buyer, Sam has also contributed extensively to Practical Classics and Classic Car Weekly.

Sam doesn’t just write about old cars, he lives and breathes them. From his Fenland base he maintains and enjoys a fleet of several modern classics, is a member of a number of classic car clubs and can often be found on show fields up and down the country.

Sam can be contacted through the website.