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Car Crazy TV host and enthusiast Barry Meguiar is reported to be in stable condition in hospital in Monterey, according to a statement issued by Meguiar’s Inc. yesterday.
Meguiar, who took his family’s car detailing product business and turned into into a multi-million dollar operation; was attending the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance when he fell ill after contracting an undiagnosed virus, reportedly from filming his TV show outside the United States. He was immediately rushed to Monterey Community Hospital and taken into intensive care . Meguiar is one of the most popular figures on the collector car circuit and is often to be found at major events across the United States, including SEMA.
Car Crazy TV host and the face behind of the Meguiar’s detailing products company Barry Meguiar is reportedly in serious condition after being admitted to hospital in Monterey, CA. According to a report by AutoWeek, Meguiar is in the intensive care unit of the Monterey Community Hospital.
Few folks are better known and few faces more recognizable in the auto industry than Meguiar’s. Aged 67, Meguiar took his family run business of care care products and transformed it into a multi-million dollar company, eventually selling it to 3M in 2008. Meguiar continued to work with the new owners, promoting his family’s line of detailing products while spreading the gospel of automotive fanaticism through his Car Crazy TV show.
Meguiar was in Monterey over the weekend taking part in the annual Pebble Beach festivities.