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Talking Gears, Grease and Glory with Marc Priestley

Talking Gears, Grease and Glory with Marc Priestley

Marc “Elvis” Priestley is certainly no stranger to the inner working of a car, in fact, he was one of the top Formula One mechanics for a number of years.
Today though he is the host of a new series which premieres tomorrow on Discovery Turbo, Gears, Grease and Glory.
In the series “Elvis” travels to South Africa, Mexico, Britain, Sweden, Cuba and Thailand and gets his hands dirty working alongside grassroots experts in some of the most extraordinary and unique amateur motorsports.
He creates, builds, and customises vehicles and puts them to the test in local motorsports competitions. Some of the motorsports he gets involved with include car spinning, hopping lowriders, drag racing and long-tail boat racing.
Behind the Wheel’s Simon Lai caught up with “Elvis” for a chat…