Cars Yeah with Mark Greene (general)

Frank Mandarano has been a car guy since he was 12 years old.  He’s a decorated Veteran and a licensed commercial pilot.  He is the founder of Maserati Club International and MIE Corporation.  Frank also founded the Concorso Italiano, an annual Italian marque gathering in Monterey California.  Frank started the original, one and only, Car Guy Tour and still operates dream-come-true trips for automotive enthusiasts from around the world.  You can find Frank visiting automotive factories, museums, wineries and more or catch him cruising down the road in one of his  Maserati 3500 GTs.

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Henry Reisner is the president of Intermeccanica, Custom Coach Builders in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Intermeccacina was started in 1959 by Henry’s father Frank when he moved to Turin Italy with his wife Paula.  They produced parts for cars and created a formula junior race car, the Puch, or IMP, the Apollo and Italia automobiles among many other unique and innovative projects.  When the family moved to California in1975 they began making replica Porsche Speedsters and that tradition has continued to this day with Intermeccanica producing Speedsters, Roadsters and Kubelwagens for customers from around the world. Quality and a focus on providing their customers with exactly they want, Henry and his team bring back the magic of old cars that are reliable and fun to drive. You can learn more about the Reisner family and their rich history in the book The Story of the Prancing Bull. 

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Burt “BS” Levy is an award-winning motorsports journalist, an infamous author, a lifelong British car nut, and notorious racecars ride mooch.  He is the author of the celebrated cult classic 1950s sports car novels The Last Open Road, its sequels Montezuma’s FerrariThe fabulous Trashwagon,  Toly’s Ghost, The 200 MPH Steamroller,  and his utterly hilarious short story collection, A Potside Companion.  He’s piloted all kinds of vintage racecars by mooching rides at tracks across the country from Laguna Seca to Watkins Glen.  A true automotive entrepreneur, Burt is sure to fill our ears with his humor and iconic “BS” so hide your cars keys and listen up to this interview, part two of two spectacular journeys with a very unique character.

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Burt “BS” Levy is an award-winning motorsports journalist, an infamous author, a lifelong British car nut, and notorious racecars ride mooch.  He is the author of the celebrated cult classic 1950s sports car novels The Last Open Road, its sequels Montezuma’s FerrariThe fabulous Trashwagon,  Toly’s Ghost, The 200 MPH Steamroller,  and his utterly hilarious short story collection, A Potside Companion.  He’s piloted all kinds of vintage racecars by mooching rides at tracks across the country from Laguna Seca to Watkins Glen.  A true automotive entrepreneur, Burt is sure to fill our ears with his humor and iconic “BS” so hide your cars keys and listen up to this interview, part one of two spectacular journeys with a very unique character.

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Roger Allard President and CEO of Allard Motor Works in Montreal Canada is part of an automobile company that brings their motoring history forward from the 30s and 40s when the iconic Allard J2X made its mark in motor racing  history.  Founded in 1936 by Sydney Allard the company produced some 1,900 automobiles.  Allards were raced at Le Mans, Monte Carlo, Watkins Glen, Silverstone, Pebble Beach, Goodwood, as well as countless other race tracks throughout Europe and North America.  Today, thanks to Roger and his team, you can own a modern version of this legendary British roadster.  Their motto, “Rarely seen. Never forgotten.” Is a testament to the unique and exciting nature of the amazing Allard automobile.

 

 

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Roger Allard President and CEO of Allard Motor Works in Montreal Canada is part of an automobile company that brings their motoring history forward from the 30s and 40s when the iconic Allard J2X made its mark in motor racing  history.  Founded in 1936 by Sydney Allard the company produced some 1,900 automobiles.  Allards were raced at Le Mans, Monte Carlo, Watkins Glen, Silverstone, Pebble Beach, Goodwood, as well as countless other race tracks throughout Europe and North America.  Today, thanks to Roger and his team, you can own a modern version of this legendary British roadster.  Their motto, “Rarely seen. Never forgotten.” Is a testament to the unique and exciting nature of the amazing Allard automobile.

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Adam owns and operates Hammer & Dolly Auto Restorations in Travers City, Michigan. This McPherson College graduate opened his business in 2012 after extensive work in shops specializing in Rolls-Royce Ghosts, Packards, and Duesenbergs.  Adam loves all kinds of vehicles but his passion is with pre-war automobiles, primarily full Classics.  He is dedicated to preserving the classic car hobby by caring for and restoring the classics so their stories can live on to educate and ignite future generations. His motto, “Your Classic is Our Passion” says it all.

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andy Nonnenberg is co-founder and content curator of BringaTrailer.com.  A website that brings us automotive enthusiasts a daily dose of automobiles that are available for sale from around the world.  It’s like having your own personal assistant who scouts out all the cool cars and trucks for sale so you don’t have to.  Bring a Trailer reaches all kinds of enthusiasts from grassroots folks to high-end collectors like Jay Leno, Bruce Meyers and Goodwood’s Lord March, all of whom have purchased cars from Bring a Trailer.com.  A lifelong car guy, Randy brings us all our daily dose of fun and inspiration.

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Donald Osborne is an automotive consultant, historian, Accredited Senior Appraiser and a member of the American Society of Appraisers.  He is the Principal of Automotive Valuation Services and advises on collection building, vehicle acquisition, and sales.  He travels extensively in the U.S. and Europe, attending major events, rallies, and auctions.  He has appeared as Co-host of the nationally-broadcast TV show “What’s My Car Worth” and has judged at major concours events including Amelia Island Concours and many others.  Donald is a Contributing Editor and Auction Analyst for Sports Car Market magazine and has written for many  publications including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and Road & Track magazine.  He is an active participant on many seminar panels and symposia.  Donald is a quintessential car guy who loves sharing his automotive knowledge with other enthusiasts.

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Tony Singer is the owner of Vintage Auto Posters.com.  His is a unique company that sells authentic, original automotive art from the past.  Tony’s been involved in painting and design since he was a kid and he ran a printing business for over 20 years, all the while collecting sports cars and related memorabilia.  In 1980 he started his second business, Spyder Enterprises where he bought and sold vintage automotive posters and Tony soon gained a reputation for being the premier source for original vintage automotive posters world-wide.  He’s particularly fond of 356 Porsches and has owned one since 1971.  Tony started Automobilia Monterey, an international expo of automotive dealers that is a permanent part of the Pebble Beach Concours and Vintage Race week in August.

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