Born in 1975, Ben Erickson was doodling cars long before he could read and write. In addition to being a connoisseur of the grand French classics, he is a Maseratisti having owned a number of Maserati and has a special interest in all things Iso as well as Swedish and American cars from the challenging years in the 1970s and 1980s when, as Ben says, “They did the best with what they had”. Currently, an AC Cobra MK IV and a Maserati Shamal occupy the garage. Although originally from Minnesota and after brief stays in Finland, time is split between Denmark and Thailand. As a linguist and fluent in five languages including Finnish, Ben has a translation company. Along with serving as a concours judge at events in India and Germany, time is devoted to music, cars and car events.