Cars Yeah with Mark Greene (general)

Richard Prince is an automotive photographer, journalist, and author who has been shooting since 1991. Involved in the car hobby since his childhood, he founded a vintage car restoration business after completing graduate school in 1988 and operated that business until selling it in 1995. He began writing and providing photography to various car magazines and accumulated a wide range of experience photographing vehicles, motorsports, events, facilities, and people for many of the world's major automobile manufacturers and a diverse array of other companies, including: Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Cadillac, Ferrari, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, and many others. He has published three books and authored and illustrated approximately 2,000 magazine articles. No doubt you’ve seen his photography in dozens of books and over 400 publications in more than 80 countries around the world.

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Andy Beckman is the Archivist at the Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, Indiana. He has been with the museum since 1999 where their state-of-the-art, 55,000 square-foot facility, has been open since 2005. The building has three levels and features galleries and storage facilities where they honor and perpetuate the legacy of the rich industrial heritage of the South Bend area and the Studebaker marque. He also serves as President of the Society of Automotive Historians. Andy grew up in a family of Studebaker owners, and drives a 1964 Studebaker Daytona Hardtop. Andrew previously worked at the Sheboygan County Historical Society and Wade House State Historic Site. He’s authored two books: The Studebaker National Museum: Over a Century on Wheels, and Studebaker’s Last Dance: The Avanti.

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Ryan Toth is the Owner and Operator of Elliot Remington Motorsport Classics & Concierge. He provides secure, climate-controlled automotive storage and concierge services in Charleston, South Carolina. He opened his business on April 1, 2014. His goal is to be the best automotive storage solution and aftercare specialists… bar none. In addition to offering a secure space for one’s special vehicles Ryan and his team offer after care services and full detailing as well. When Ryan’s not caring for his customer’s needs you can find him in the garage working on his 300ZX or assisting in high-profile car sales for clients.

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Doug Freedman and his wife Genie are the Founders of Carmel by the Sea Concours on the Avenue. It’s an annual event that takes place during Car Week in August where the other events vintage racing, Concorso Italiano, The Quail, the Pebble Beach Concours and numerous other events. Carmel by the Sea Concours on the Avenue is on Ocean Avenue in the heart of Carmel and it kicks off Car Week on a Tuesday benefiting the Carmel Foundation. Theirs is a gathering of collectible cars, race cars, and multi-marques, where originality and participation are the focus with a dash of fun thrown in, all adding to the casual nature of the show. Doug started this concours 11 years ago after retiring from a career in real estate development. He’s been a car guy ever since he was a kid and what better way to throw a party every year for thousands of of your friends and automotive enthusiasts.

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Renee Brinkerhoff is the Founder and Driver of Valkyrie Racing where she currently races a 1956 Porsche 356 A coupe in road and rally racing events. In 2013, at the age of 57, in her first race car of any kind, Renee became the first woman in the 30-year history to win her class in the La Carrera Panamericana, an event known as the world’s most dangerous road race. Raised in the U.S. and Southeast Asia her enthusiasm for life was no doubt shaped by her surroundings. For 30 years a voice in her head told her she would some day race a car. In her three years of running the La Carrera Panamericana, Renee continues to be the only woman driver amidst 80 plus men.

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Bhuvan Chowdhary is from Pune, India and he is the Founding Editor of ColumnM.com, an international online daily website that covers motoring culture, gear, travel, and lifestyle. He previously worked as a marketing professional helping automotive companies in India create relevant properties and campaigns that suit the Indian market. Bhuvan worked at EVO India Magazine which is the Indian franchise to EVO in the United Kingdom. He also worked extensively with KTM creating properties related to customer sports in India and with Volkswagen Motorsports India as a photographer to cover their racing events.

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Scott Dishman is the Executive Director of the BMW Car Club of America Foundation, overseeing a nationwide car-control program for teenagers, and the largest BMW Museum & Archive in the Americas. Scott spent 21 years in corporate marketing and brand strategy starting with Automobile Magazine and eventually serving as the Director of Communications for the $3 billion Michelin consumer brand in the U.S. In 2006 Scott left the corporate world to work on behalf of Children at risk and led the launch of The Family Effect. Today in addition to his role with BMW, Scott serves on the Board of several philanthropic organizations and children’s causes and in 2015 Scott was selected to receive the Ethics in Action Award by the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University. He is one of only three people to receive the award to date.

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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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