Cars Yeah with Mark Greene (general)

Delta Pick Mello is the Executive Director at the California Automobile Museum in Sacramento, California. Founded by Dick Ryder they opened their doors on May 1, 1987. You’ll find a wide variety of automobiles including the 1886 Benze Patent-Motorwagen, a 1932 Miller Ascot Racer, to a 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 and many other spectacular automobiles. The mission of the Museum is to preserve, exhibit, and teach the story of the automobile and its influence on our lives. Delta joined the Museum in 2016 with over 25 years of non-profit Museum experience. She spent time at the Sacramento Zoo and then at the California State Railroad Museum Foundation. With a passion for old things that move, she traded steel wheel for rubber. Delta is also a professional storyteller, historical re-enactor, an actress, and tap dancer.

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Darin Roberge is the President and CEO of Gilbert, an Arizona based, all inclusive, marketing, creative, and public relations agency Motorwërks Marketing. His firm was founded on his passion for the special interest, classic, and collector automotive marketplace. He spent much of his past career in music where he was a successful promoter. He then moved to be the head of Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions marketing, media, and public relations manager where he made a profound impact on the collector automotive auction industry.  Also active in his community, Darin currently serves his seventh term on the board of directors of the Township Community Organization in Gilbert, Arizona. He is also a member of the SEMA Young Executives Network and the Arizona Automotive Hobbyist Council.

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Amber Wyatt is a much-loved TV Host, who is originally from Australia. She landed her first live-to-air job at the age of 20 presenting the news and weather for a major Australia network. She’s worked in almost every aspect of the broadcast industry from radio to TV to online, production and even dabbling in start up video technology. Today Amber calls Los Angeles her home and that’s where she hosts and produces a number of TV shows, including Boys Toys, as well as runs her own production company 'Edge & Elegance Entertainment'. On Boys Toys she visits people in the automotive industry from builders to designers to racers to see what makes them tick.

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Jackie Jouret is an automotive journalist who started working right after graduating from high school on the sports desk for the Oregon Journal. She continued writing through college and graduate school and was drawn to the world of motorsports and motorcycle racing. She became the Editor-in-Chief of City Bike and she continues to be a lifelong motorcyclist today. Jackie has worked at Forza, Bimmer, and Ross Periodicals magazines. In addition to editing magazines, she has written extensively for news reporting, car reviews, executive interviews, and history pieces. Today she writes for Vintage Motorsport magazine, Roundel and the BMW CCA Foundation. She authored the book ‘Heroes of Bavaria’ and she working on her next exhibit on the BMW 2002. Sitting next to Jackie in the photo above is Prince Leopold of Bavaria as they began their journey in the 2007 Mille Miglia.

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 Dave Kinney is the Founder of US Appraisal, a classic and collectible automotive, truck, and motorcycle appraisal company. He appraises classic antique and special interest cars and collectors. He is the publisher of the Hagerty Price Guide, a post-war price guide for classic and collectible automobiles. He is a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers. Dave is a Concours judge at numerous prestigious events around the country and a member of over a dozen professional automotive organizations. 

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Adam Cramer is the Founder and CEO of Avants, a new platform that connects automotive enthusiasts and their vehicles. Avants provides you with an opportunity to get behind the wheel of a wide variety of unique and interesting cars.  Adam is a Microsoft veteran with 15+ years experience building technology businesses including serving as VP of Product Management and Marketing at DataSphere Technologies and Co-Founder of Frugal Mechanic, a shopping comparison website for auto parts.  Adam received a B.A. in Economics from Colby College and currently lives in Seattle with his wife and twin daughters. His first car was a Chevy Beretta GTZ and he currently drives a Cadillac CTS-V wagon and an Audi S6 wagon.

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Magnus Walker’s love affair with Porsche began when he was 10 years old during a trip to the 1977 London Motor Show. In 1986 at the age of 19 he moved to Los Angeles and started his own line of clothing. That led to the acquisition of a warehouse in downtown L.A., his first Porsche, club racing, and an ever-expanding collection of vintage Porsches that he often customized in an outlaw style. His builds started gaining attention and when he produced the video Urban Outlaw things really started to accelerate. Magnus is not your stereotypical Porsche owner and there’s nothing typical about Magnus. He has an online Urban Outlaw store, a blog, a website, videos, he’s been a speaker on Ted Talks, and he travels all over the world driving Porsches and expanding his reach to fans everywhere. Today we’ll be talking about his new and first book, Dirt Don't Slow You Down.

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Larry Chen is an automotive photographer in Los Angeles, California. No doubt you’ve seen his work on the cover of Hot Rod magazine and on line at Speedhunters.com. Larry has a knack for focusing in on the essence of what makes a particular car compelling and on documenting car culture at the pavement level. He has been an avid participant in driving events from autocross to track days, but it is capturing automobiles that drives his passion. He travels the world to document car culture and for a while his focus was on shooting celebrities as he ventured into the world of paparazzi. Today Larry is a Speedhunters Senior Editor, a contributor to Hot Rod magazine, he is the Pikes Peak Hillclimb and Formula Drift official photographer, and he works closely with Ken Block’s Hoonigan Racing.

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Jonathan Kotyk is a young racing driver who has been competing in karts on a national and international level for years. He drives for teams including Ocala Gran Prix and Top Kart USA. This year he made the jump to F1600 Pro series and SCCA Majors representing Team Pelfrey and Gap Guard. Jonathan was selected as a team USA Scholarship recipient allowing him to compete in England at the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch and in the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone. With the support of Mazda, Honda, Safeisfast, Mockett, and Cooper Tires he is on his way. He’s tested a USF 2000 car before heading to Phoenix for the Mazda Road to Indy on a $200,000 scholarship. His goal is to race in the Verizon Indycar Series.

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Uwe Makrutzki is the manager of factory restorations at Porsche Classic in Stuttgart, Germany. He has 36 years of experience with Porsche, including 17 years as a technician in a Porsche Center, 13 years as a sales manager at a Porsche Center and he’s been a manager of the Porsche Classic since 2014. At the Porsche Classic Center, they repair and perform factory restorations on classic Porsche automobiles using genuine Porsche parts. They have an enormously talented team of craftsmen who meticulously care of classic Porsches, ensuring their heritage and parts match those used in the original builds. Over 70% of Porsche vehicles ever built are still on the road today. Uwe and his team makes sure it stays that way using only quality made in Germany parts, with access to over 52,000 parts from over 1000 classic suppliers.

 

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