Tony started working in the auto body industry in the mid-1960s. This family business was Martins' Auto Centre, a quality paint, body and import parts center. He also had formal training and education in the field, attending a vocational technical school for four years, studying auto body repair and welding.

Since then, he has completed accredited certification courses in the industry, including I-CAR, PPG, 3M, NACE and Car-O-Liner.

Not content with just repairing cars, he is active in the collector car community, including such organizations as Rocky Mountain Vintage Racing, Austin Healey Club Rocky Mountain Region, and the MG Car Club Rocky Mountain Center.

In 2008–2009, he was chairman of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Vintage Car Group.

Owner of Rallye Coach Works.