Jean-Francois (JF) Martin and his wife, Melissa Giles Martin, are the owners of MARRS Automotive (MARTIN Automotive Repair and Racing Services), located in the Santa Clarita Valley of Los Angeles County, California. They are a small, family-owned business and they love it for so many reasons! Keeping the CITROËN brand and their owners happily on the road, being part of this amazing community, and being able to spend most of their days together are just a few.
They started their small business in the year 2020. Like many small businesses, they didn't know where this path would lead them. They started with a bifurcated business model: CITROËN Repair and Racing Services. Given JF's love of the CITROËN brand, born in his country of origin, France, his past work experience with Honda Performance Development/Honda Racing, and his own amateur racing experience, it made a lot of sense! As it turned out, CITROËN branch of the business took off much more quickly than the racing services branch (pun intended)!
In April, 2022 the Martin's acquired the shop and inventory of the late Jerry Hathaway. Jerry was an aficionado of all things CITROËN SM and was a beloved member of the CITROËN community in Southern California and beyond.
The Martin's are as committed to their customers as they are to the success of MARRS Automotive and hope to be of service for many years to come.