Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Ken Lingenfelter is the owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, a 42 year old company that is the leader in aftermarket engineering and performance products and parts. In addition to this iconic brand, Ken owns the Lingenfelter Collection that consists of over 200 historically significant muscle cars, late model exotics, and Corvettes. It is one of the most noteworthy private collections in the United States. His mission for the collection is charity fundraising and they have raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities. Ken serves on the board for the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. Johns and is a past honorary chairperson for the Eyes On Design Cars Show in Detroit.

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Mike Hennessey is the owner of Mike Hennessy Automotive in Santa Clara, California where for over 35 years they have specialized in purchasing, restoring and selling antique, classic, and collector cars. He’s has won the W.A.V.E and CreaTive awards for his Car Guy Channel television show where he takes his viewers to exciting automotive events around the country. For over 8 years Mike has hosted the Hot San Jose Nights event that draws hundreds of cars and enthusiasts and raises monies for local charities. As Mike says, “It’s not just a car show, it’s an event for the entire family.”

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Adrian Hamilton is the Managing Director at Duncan Hamilton & Company in Hampshire, England. They have been purchasing and selling the world?s finest motor cars for over 65 years. Some of the most iconic racing cars in history have passed through the company to become part of the most prestigious collections in the world. Adrian took the reins from his father, Duncan Hamilton, who from 1947 to 1957 was one of Britain?s celebrated racing drivers. Among his many victories was Le Mans in 1953. Adrian was a racer as well competing in touring cars including the iconic Ford GT40. I?ve had the great pleasure of visiting Adrian at his facility in England and it is magical place where the English country and incredible cars come together.

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Hunter Brayton is a third generation racer from Coldwater, Michigan. His grandfather was a Sprint Car racer who set records around the country and his uncle, Scott Brayton, raced Indy Cars but tragically lost his life at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1996. His father raced in the IMSA series running in GTU and Camel Lite. Hunter started racing at 9 years old in a kart and moved to the national level at the age of 13. He raced SCCA Formula 600 at the age of 15 and that’s where he currently races today.

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Dylan Murry has been racing for eight years earning nine championships in Karts and Legends cars, and he is currently in the chase for his 10th. He won the 2010 Andretti Pro Cup Karting title, the 2012 and 2013 GSKA and Southeastern divisional championships, the 2011 and 2013 World Karting Association national championships, (in two classes) and the 2014-15 Legends Atlanta Motor Speedway Championship. Dylan raced in the 2015 Legends Series, including “Thursday Thunder” at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and he earned a test in Spraker Racing's Late Model car. Dylan was also the 22nd winner of the Gorsline Scholarship for mental training with Dr. Dallaire. Did I mention Dylan’s only 15 years old? Dylan’s father David Murry, a past Cars Yeah guest, who is a Firestone Firehawk, World Challenge Series’, and Sports Renault champion.

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Tomas Martin is the U.S. Operations Manager and designer at GTO London. He designs and offers automotive enthusiasts a line of the finest luxury goods inspired by some of the world’s greatest automotive designs. His engineered luxuries include: leather goods, cufflinks, travel accessories, key fobs, gifts, and more with distinct automotive design elements that embody the raw, simple engineering and design of motoring history. Imagine a tie-pin that is a Ferrari connecting rod, fine leather wallets and phone holders stitched like a 250 GTO seat, and you’ll get just a taste of what GTO London has to offer. Brilliantly designed, jewelry level craftsmanship, GTO London is every classic car lovers wish.

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Diane Fitzgerald is the National Director of the Hagerty Education Program at LeMay – America’s Cars Museum. She is continuing the work of the Hagerty Fund and Collectors Foundations to promote America’s automotive heritage and the interests of the collector community. Prior to her role with Hagerty Diane was the museum’s National Club Auto Director helping to reach beyond their campus in Tacoma, Washington. She’s an avid microcar and motorcycle enthusiast who has traveled the world by four and two wheels, often to exotic destinations including Bhutan and India. Diane and her husband Burt Richmond were on the board at the Museum and are major donors to this day.

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Dan Parker is from Columbus, Georgia and has been in to racing since he was 16 years old. At his company Parker Chassis, he was a fabricator, chassis builder, crew chief, and drag racer who in 2005 won the title as the ADRL Pro Nitrous Pro Mod Champion. One of his dreams was to build a Bonneville car and a tragic racing accident set him on that course. Today Dan is realizing his dream and has designed and built a custom bike that in 2013 he took to the Bonneville Salt Flats and successfully ran, setting a world record. Dan returned in 2014 and set his F.I.M. class record. And what were these records for? Dan was the first blind man to independently race a motorcycle on the salt. Dan’s motto is: “I’m not a blind man trying to race. I’m a racer who went blind.”

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Tom Collins owns and operates Tom Collins Off Road Enterprises. He is a guy who has never let a road, or the lack of one, stop him from getting somewhere. Tom builds off road tracks, provides off-road driving instruction and training for Land Rover, Porsche, Toyota, Audi, Hummer, Jeep, Ford, Nissan, Overland Expo, and SEMA. He and his teams have been the first to traverse Madagascar, Borneo, Siberia’s Elictare River Valley and the first 4X4 crossing of Colorado along the Continental Divide and the Trans America Trail. He’s won numerous events, appeared on television shows, written articles, and traveled to where few have dared venture in a vehicle.

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Sue Steele Thomas has been painting automobiles since 1988 but her art career began at the tender young age of five years old. Her unique and colorful paintings have been exhibited at invitational and juried venues around the country and hang in private collections as well. Her medium is gouache and they merge nature and the automobile in a colorful juxtaposition of the mechanics of each subject she paints. Sue is a Professor of Art, holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Radford University and she is an associate member of the Automotive Fine Arts Society.

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