Cars Yeah with Mark Greene (general)

David Freers has been a professional photographer for over 24 years. You’ve seen his work in a number of publications including Motor Trend, Motor Trend Classic, Truck Trend, Hot Rod Magazine and he has shot over 30 magazine covers. He coordinates all the photography for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and one of his many clients is the Ford Motor Company where he has shot for over 16 years. David travels across the United States and internationally to captures his images of automobiles. You find him in his studio, or on location, laying on the ground in dirt to capture a shot, or in the back of chase car on the track or a back road, and even in helicopters hanging out the door. David’s work will be featured in the soon-to-be released book, Goldenrod: The Resurrection of America’s Speed King by John Baechtel.

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Kristen Hall-Geisler is a freelance automotive journalist and book editor living in Portland, Oregon. She's honed her research and interviewing skills for the New York Times, TechCrunch, How Stuff Works, Popular Science, US News & World Report, Sports Car Market, and many more. There are few things she likes better than falling down the rabbit hole of research and emerging with a book or article that others find useful and—she hopes—entertaining while still being based on solid sources. She is the author of the recently published monograph Lightning in a Throttle: Three Early Electric Vehicle Victories.

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Darren Frank is the National Account Executive for Sports Car Market and American Car Collector magazines. He’s worked in advertising and sales for over 36 years and was VP of Sales at the New York Times. When he moved in to the collector car hobby and began working with Sports Car Market three years ago, it changed his life being able to integrate his passion for cars in to his vocation. Combining his passion with his job feels like he’s never at work and business trips now consist of venues including Monterey, Pebble Beach, Carmel by the Sea, Scottsdale, Amelia Island, Hilton Head, and SEMA in Las Vegas. Regular listeners will remember the Editor-in-Chief, of these fine publications, Keith Martin and his daughter have been guests on Cars Yeah.

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Brad Mcrae is the Founder of Authentic Details in Austin, Texas. His mission is to bring that new car feeling back to owners and teach them the simple ways to maintain the value of their automobiles. Brad is a vehicle transformation specialist with a focus on exotics, daily drivers, show cars, and more with a talent for paint correction. Brad is a life long auto enthusiast and his friends and customers say a perfectionist in automotive appearance. As a kid he restored anything he could his hands on from his hot wheels to his BMX bikes. After a career in the corporate world Brad decided to make the jump and do what he loves and focus full time on his detailing business, something he had been doing on the side for years. His is a modern approach to a detail shop focused on perfections and protection.

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Kyle McCullough is the Founder and CEO of Vexen Motors in Scottsdale, Arizona. Vexen Motors is an industry disruptor with a mission to dramatically impact the efforts of climate change. Instead of simply reducing carbon emissions, Kyle plans on removing carbon emission from the atmosphere in multiple industries. Specializing in carbon-negative technology, Vexen focus is on renewable energy. Kyle’s mission is to create a vehicle that is carbon negative meaning it actually removes harmful emissions from the atmosphere. His goal is to be a major player in the ecological harmony of our planet. Regular Cars Yeah listeners will remember guest Bruce Dietzen and his company Renew Sports Cars and his vehicle made from cannabis hemp. Kyle is working with Bruce as well.

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Lewis Furguson is the Education Program Director at the World of Speed Museum in Willsonville, Oregon. Regular listeners of Cars Yeah will remember I had David Schaeffer, the museum’s Director and Ron Huegli, the Curator on Cars Yeah in December of 2015. The museum encompasses many aspects of motorsports including drag racing, road racing, land speed racing, motorcycle racing, open-wheel cars, NASCAR, and hydroplanes. Lewis oversees the museums programs designed for students. They team up with high schools to teach children the fundamentals of automobiles by allowing them to work on cars. They earn high school and college credits and learn valuable hands-on experience. Lewis’ goal is to introduce the next generation to opportunities in the automotive industry.regon.

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Rick Houston is a veteran journalist with 25 plus years of experience. He’s produced countless bylines for a variety of publications and websites and he’s authored nine books. His latest book, Dale vs Daytona: The Intimidator’s Quest to Win the Great American Race has just been published by Car Tech Books. It’s the detailed chronicled events about Dale Earnhardt’s attempts to win the Daytona 500. Rick has covered NASCAR since 1991 and was the Busch Series editor to NASCAR Winston Cup Scene. Rick’s authored numerous books on NASCAR including NASCARS’s Greatest Race: The 1992 Hooters 500. Rick has a fascination with ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things and has authored books on racing, and the human spaceflight program.

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Murray Smith is the Festival Chairman at the Lime Rock Park Historic Festival that takes place at the historic Lime Rock Park race track in Lakeville, Connecticut during Labor Day weekend. Now in its 35th year, it’s five days of events including a concours, parade, a gathering of the marques, an auction, and vintage racing. This year famed British driver Richard Attwood is the Honored guest for the Historic Festival. Murray was born in Scotland and ran a successful career in advertising helping clients from around the world. His enthusiasm with cars has been life long. He is a member of the BRDC and the RRDC and has raced and rallied in both modern and historic cars around the world. He’s owned numerous historic automobiles including: Porsche RSK, RS60, F2, 917, Maserati 250F Birdcage and 300S and today he drives Morgans, Porsches, and a pre 1930 Austin Seven.

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Tom Cotter is an accomplished author who wrote the icon six-book series on barn finds starting with The Cobra in the Barn. He’s a long time magazine contributor and travels around the country looking for cool cars and writing stories. Michael Alan Ross is an automotive photographer who has taken his passion and love for car design and carved out a career photographing the cars and people that define the industry. His work is featured in a wide range of advertising and editorial in the U.S. and Europe. Tom and Michael have collaborated and created a new book titled Motor City Barn Finds, Detroit’s Lost Collector Cars published by our friends at Motorbooks where Zack Miller runs the company, another past Cars Yeah guest. This isn’t the first time these two have been on a road trip. They have created several other books including Barn Find Road Trip, Rockin' Garages, and Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip.

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Davey Hamilton is a former Indy Car driver and is currently the Sponsorship Director for Calumet Products. Calumet Specialty Products Partners, is a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products and fuel products in North America. The company also blends and markets specialty products through its brands including Bel-Ray and Royal Purple. Hamilton has competed in 11 Indianapolis 500s and twice placed second in series points. In 2001, he was involved in a serious accident that sidelined him for several seasons; however in 2007 he was able to return to racing. In 2011 Davey retired from Indy Car driving and later began his career at Calumet. His son, Davey Hamilton Jr., has followed in his father’s footsteps and begun his racing career in Indy Lights and Stadium Super Trucks.

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