Driven by his passion for racing classic cars, former British Touring Car Championship competitor John Clark started his business 35 years ago with a single sports-car showroom. Since then, he has built a group of 14 businesses in Scotland selling marques such as Volkswagen, BMW, Mini, Seat, Land Rover and Skoda. Sales reached £307.8m in 2011.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank105
CompanyThe John Clark Motor Group
ActivityCar dealer
LocationAberdeen
Sales £m*307.8
Operating profit £m*5.0
Main shareholdersJohn Clark and family (100%)
Staff708
Founded1973
Websitewww.john-clark.co.uk

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