Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Mark Hyman is the founder of Hyman Ltd. Classic Cars located in St. Louis, Missouri. They specialize in the acquisition and sale of prewar classic automobiles and post war American collectible cars as well as pre and post war sports cars. Visit Mark in his beautiful facility or on his website and you’ll encounter an extremely wide variety of the most iconic vehicles ever built and some you have probably never seen before. Mark caters to collectors and museums both in the United States and Internationally.

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Brad Fanshaw is the President and CEO at Bonneville WorldWide. He’s an automotive fabricator, industrial designer, entrepreneur, radio host and TV personality. His companies include Bonspeed Wheels, apparel, watches and media. He is the winner of numerous design awards including the Ford Design Award, GM Design Award and Swiss Watch Design Award and he was the first to take an aftermarket company public; Boyd's Wheels in 1995. Brad also helped take Boyde Coddington, Chip Foose and Jesse James to TV fame. He was the co-host of “Car Warriors” on SPEED, he has a podcast “Shift and Steer” and was a Consulting Producer on “Car Chasers” for CNBC.

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Jason Engel is the founder and owner of Classic Recreations. He and his team of talented technicians and craftsmen have been modifying and custom fabricating high performance vehicles for more than 10 years. Each vehicle is built-to-order and their Mustangs are each a unique work of automotive art. You can order yours in a variety of configurations or Jason and his team will help you imagine the wildest dreams possible and build a car for you to your personal specifications.

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Alex Finigan is the Sales Manager at Paul Russell and Company where they restore and maintain the finest historic vehicles in the world. They perform a full range of care including: mechanical, coachbuilding, paint, upholstery, machining, research, parts, and much more. You’ll find Paul Russell and Companies work on the lawns of the finest concours events in the world. Alex was bitten by the car bug in 1959 and has worked on and restored automobiles ever since.

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Returning Cars Yeah guest Dominic Dobson made 65 starts driving Indycars between 1984-1994, including seven consecutive starts at the Indianapolis 500.  He was CART Rookie of the Year in 1986 and was the Fastest Rookie in Indianapolis history in 1988. He drove numerous IMSA and other sports car races including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 24 hours of Daytona and the 12 hours of Sebring in a Porsche 962. He also raced two years for Dodge in the North American Touring Car Championship. He was an instructor at the Bob Bondurant Driving School at Sears Point Raceway and started Zephyr Racing in the mid 80’s. After retiring from racing in 1998, Dominic presided over a multi-million dollar collection of historic automobiles at the Cavallino Collection and he founded Motion Research Corporation. Currently Dominic is the National Club Auto Director for LeMay-America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington. Dominic is dusting off his helmet and will return to the racecar to compete at Pike’s Peak Hillclimb in a Radical SR8 in June, 2015.

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Fred Simeone is the founder and Executive Director of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The museum opened in June of 2008 in an old engine remanufacturing building. The 80,000 square foot building houses an incredible collection of over 65 racing sports cars that encompass the words of John Stuart Mill, “Competition is indispensable to progress.” You will enjoy marques including Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin, and Delahaye to name just a few. At the museum you will enjoy seven decades of the “spirit of competition” plus rotating exhibits to keep you coming back for more. Fred is a retired neurosurgeon who donated the cars to a charitable foundation that survives on events and philanthropy.

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Mike Lempert owns and operates Lempert Wheels in Charleston, South Carolina. After retiring from a 28 year career in telecommunications Mike accelerated head first into his passion, the classic car hobby. He was originally going to sell specialty parts but after building his first wood rimmed steering wheel the focus of his business became clear. Mike crafts unique, custom steering wheels for all kinds of classic automobiles working with exotic woods from all over the world. He also restores vintage steering wheels for those who want authenticity in their classic cars.

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Matt Hardigree is a writer and car journalist who frequently reminds people he's from Texas even though he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. As Executive Director of Jalopnik, Gawker Media's automotive site, he oversees a large staff dedicated to entertaining and occasionally informing the biggest and most enthusiastic audience of young car fans in the world. Matt frequently appears on CNN, ABC News, the BBC, Bloomberg, Fox News, Marketplace, and other outlets to provide his expertise on a variety of topics. Before his seven years as a writer and editor at Jalopnik, Matt worked as a political consultant and speechwriter for campaigns around the country. He is also an award-winning playwright and chili cook.

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Allen Stephens is the Chairman of the 2015 Forest Grove Concours d’Elegance, located near Portland, Oregon. A life-long automobile enthusiast, Allen caught the car bug as a child riding in his father’s Kougar Jaguar to local shows and racing events. Allen is past president of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, Portland Section, and is a certified Concours judge. His car collecting focus is on German automobiles, and he is currently restoring a 1972 Mercedes coupe. A graduate of Oregon State University, his professional career has spanned from Marketing to Human Resources, and today Allen is a HR Operations Manager at Intel in Hillsboro, Oregon.

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Ford W. Heacock III is a veteran insurance professional with a passion for collector cars. He grew up in the racing community of Sebring, Florida where his family was intimately involved in the 12 Hours of Sebring throughout the 1950s and 60s. His grandfather, Ford Heacock Sr, was Chairman of the Sebring race in the early years. Ford created the SVRA (Sportscar Vintage Racing Association) and Vintage Motorsport magazine, which he founded in the early 1980s. In 1989, he began offering his insurance expertise to car collectors and as a result, Heacock Classic is now recognized nationally as a leader in the collector car insurance business. Ford is the founder and host of the annual Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival held each October in downtown Lakeland, Florida. Today he is an active participant in the car hobby as a car collector, vintage racer, car show judge, car show host, and collector car insurance specialist.

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