Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

A.J. Baime is a New York Times Bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, a public speaker, and occasional on-screen personality. His books include The Arsenal of democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War, and Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans. Both books are critically acclaimed and in development for major motion pictures. A.J. writes for a multitude of magazines including Road & Track and he is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal. He has appeared on numerous TV stations and shows including Jay Leno’s Garage and as a host and race car driver in online documentary pieces.

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Neil Podbery is an artist and painter who lives in the United Kingdom. He paints a wide variety of subject matters however his passions lie with transportation including automobiles, aircraft, and especially trains. Steam locomotives became the basis for his initial foray into commercial art and he is a member of the Guild of Railway Artists. He is also captivated by wildlife and that passion grew while on safari in South Africa. Neil’s art has been exhibited at some of the most prestigious motoring events throughout the UK, Europe, and the United States. He was commissioned to paint Prince Charle’s Aston Martin DB6 and he was asked to be the Artist in Residence for the Concours of Elegance at Windsor Palace, Hampton Court Palace, St. James Palace, and Holyrood House, all of which are Royal Households used by the British Royal family.

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Bob Marlow is a veteran motorsports writer and speedway public address announcer from New Jersey. Bob’s been to more than 100 speedways in the US and Canada covering everything from the local short tracks to Formula 1 and IndyCar.  Most recently Bob was at Phoenix Raceway, where he was on the microphone for the Vintage Desert Classic vintage IndyCar event that was part of the Verizon Indycar Series’ weekend. And he just completed a 15-year run as the lead announcer for the “Gambler’s Classic” midwinter indoor racing events in Atlantic City.  Now retired from announcing, today Bob is the Motorsports Editor for CarShowSafari.com, a web site with the ambitious tagline of “Every Car Event, Everywhere.” Bob is also a classic car enthusiast, and can be seen roaming the aisles at Hershey every October. 

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Dana Newquist is the President of the Santa Barbara AACA Region (Antique Automobile Club of America). His is a lifetime of automotive enthusiasm that began when just prior to graduating from High School, in 1965 when Dana purchased a rusty old 1957 Chevy 150 2 door. It was the first of hundreds of cars, first fast, later slow. His passion for cars has lead to a collection of 16 cars today, mostly pre-war American of various marques. Dana’s involvement with the AACA has helped him make connections and affiliations with Museums and he is a Board Member of the Murphy Auto Museum. He’s helped chair and organize local car shows and he currently co-chairs the Montecito Motor Classic and Father’s Day Show at the Santa Barbara Club that takes place annually.

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Tim Willard was four years old when he sat on his father’s lap and steered the family’s Pontiac Chieftain down a dirt road. In high school he worked at a local Alfa Romeo dealership, learning his craft on Italian marques including Ferrari, Maserati, and Lamborghini. He was a race mechanic with some top teams competing in Formula Atlantic, Indy Lights, and IMSA GTP. Later he restored cars with past Cars Yeah guest Butch Dennison*, who then worked with Pete Lovely at Pete Lovely Racing. He served as a tech with BMW Northwest and then spent 15 years at Griot’s Garage as a product development specialist and then a curator and restorer of the owner’s private collection. Today Tim is a senior restoration technician at Dennison International in Puyallup Washington where they restore Pebble Beach winning automobiles and service vintage race cars and touring cars for their clients.

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Tomm Scalera is the President, Creative Director and Founder at Car Show Safari dot com. There he works along side his daughter Ruby, a past guest on Cars Yeah, and a talented team with a mission to be the single source for information about every car event – everywhere. Tomm is passionate about his love for the automobile, whether he’s restoring them, racing them, photographing them, or writing about them. He spent years as a designer in the advertising world in New York City before founding Cars Show Safari. Today, when he’s not in the office you’ll find Tomm working on his ’62 Thunderbird convertible, restoring a ’67 MGB, a ’59 Triumph TR-3A or racing his ’06 Mustang GT convertible.

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Ruby Scalera is the Editor of News and Social Media at Car Show Safari dot com. There she works along side her father Tomm and their talented team with a mission to be the single source for information about every car event – everywhere. Ruby has been attending car shows since before she could walk and she fell in love with cars at a tender young age, specifically of the 1957 Corvette variety. She has written for a number of automotive publications, she is an author, and loves having a career that blends her passion for writing with her love for automobiles. One of Ruby’s goals is to make the automotive industry more appealing and accessible for women.

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focusing on the fair treatment of women in sales and customer service. She is a recognized automotive journalist, radio personality, a marketing specialist, author, and sought-after speaker in the areas of customer service and women’s empowerment. She has test driven over 500 vehicles, giving her insight and knowledge on virtually every make and model on the market. She is the Founder of HER Certified creating a woman-focused program for dealerships and manufacturers. Her book A woman’s Guide To Buying A Car is a go-to for women and helps pave the way to getting what you really want… with some fun and respect thrown in for good measure. Cathy’s trademark red high heels are a symbol of fairness and self-confidence. Don’t let those high heels fool you, Cathy is here to help.

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Garth Stein is an author whose book The Art of Racing in the Rain is the most recommended by automotive enthusiasts here on Cars Yeah. The Art of Racing in the Rain has sold more than 4 million copies in 35 languages and was on the New York Times bestseller list for three years. That book inspired a Young Reader edition as well as a children’s picture book adaptation and a stage adaptation. Garth has also written a series of children’s books about a dog named Enzo. His latest novel is A Sudden Light and previous acclaimed novels include: Raven Stole the Moon and How Evan Broke His Head and Other Secrets. Garth is the author of a full-length play, Brother Jones, and before turning to writing full-time Garth was a documentary filmmaker.

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Wes Eisenschenk has successfully reunited dozens of enthusiasts with their lost cars through dedicated research and an unwavering attitude to never give up. In 2010, he located the original owner of his father’s 1969 Impala SS 427 convertible, which was the catalyst for entering the world of automotive archeology. A collector car hobbyist himself, Wes enjoys showing his 1969 Plymouth Road Runner and his 2001 Roush Mustang at local car shows and events. His new book, 1969 Plymouth Road Runner in Detail shows all the history, marketing, and options for that car and his past book Lost Muscle Cars includes 45 intriguing stories involving some of the most significant American iron every created and arms you with some tools to begin your quest to make the next great discovery in automotive archeology

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