Barry Spencer, founder and owner of Spencer's Motorsports, has been involved with Lotus cars since 1978. He is a factory - trained Lotus technician who worked in the engineering department on the Lotus Essex Turbo Esprit. He also worked on the Turbo Esprit shown in the James Bond movie " For Your Eyes Only ". In 1981, Barry worked as a Lotus Technician and service manager in the largest Lotus dealership in the United States. In 1984, Barry opened Spencer's European Motor Company in Hayward, CA which was renamed to Spencer's Motorsports in 1999.
Barry is an accomplished Solo 2 National competitor. He custom designed, built and drove his EM Lotus Europa to win the 2000 United States SCCA Solo2 National Championship. He is looking forward to the 2011 season in his fully restored EM Europa with a Mazda 3 rotor engine.