Matt Stone is a freelance journalist, author, broadcaster, and former Editor of Motor Trend Classic magazine. He has been a professional automotive journalist/photographer since 1990. Stone has a Bachelor's degree from Cal Poly Pomona, with a major in Business, and minors in Journalism and Marketing. He has authored and photographed ten automotive books and is a former member of SPEED/FOX SPORTS television networks Barrett-Jackson auction broadcast team. Matt is also a judge at various Concours d'Elegance, and a member of the Le May Americas Car Museum Steering Committee. He serves his profession as a past Officer and Board of Director member, Keynote Address Committee Chairman, and past-President of the Motor Press Guild (MPG) trade association.
"One of the best books about the sport and hobby of racing and performance cars and the people of the scene."--Dan Davis"Victory Lane" (04/07/2017) "Isky is a fun read about a guy who knew exactly what he wanted to accomplish and how to go about doing it."--Mark Wigginton"American Car Collector" (04/28/2017) "It's an interesting read for any performance enthusiast."--Terry McGean"Hemmings Motor News" (04/28/2017) "A great book to have in your collection."--John Worden"Eastern Hot Rodder" (05/12/2017) "It's about time someone chronicled Isky's life, and Matt Stone does a superb job."--Mark Vaughn"Auto Week" (11/26/2017) ..". an all-star effort."-- (12/11/2017) Winner of the prestigious Dean Batchelor Award for Excellence in Automotive Journalism and Best Book of the Year.--Motor Press Guild (02/13/2018) "You will enjoy the stories recorded here as much as Ed 'Isky' Iskenderian seems to enjoy telling them."--Gasser magazine (07/12/2017)