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Nathan Risch is the content Manager for The Retail Performance Company where he manages all customer experience content for BMW of North America. His past career experiences includes time at Callaway Golf, a BMW Blog contributor, and as Editor and Digital Content Management at BMW CCA Roundel. Nathan’s parents both raced hydroplanes which no doubt led to his passion for all things that go fast. Jason is a die-hard BMW fan who joined the club at 18 years of age and participates in autocross and HPDE events and as a driving instructor for the past 5 years.

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Tom Stahler is the owner of Total Recall Media in Orange County, California. He is an automotive journalist, writer, photographer, and contributor who, at eight months of age, sat in a baby stroller in Thunder Valley and watched Chuck Parsons and Skip Scott win the 1968 Road America 500. Tom has earned many awards, including the Motor Press Guild’s Dean Bachelor Award and the International Motor Press Association’s Gold Medal for his writing and photography. Tom used to race a Porsche 968 and when not chasing the next story, Tom enjoys driving other people’s race cars in vintage road racing events.

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John Benton is the owner of Benton Performance in Anaheim, California. He is a famed Porsche 911, 912 and 356 builder and restorer who prepares these iconic old Porsches for the road, the concours lawn, and for racing. His builds compete in events including historic racing and the immensely difficult La Carrera Panamericana race in Mexico, and the Peking to Paris event in Europe. John’s been wrenching on Porsche for over 33 years with the goal to create original stock cars to modified and racing applications unlocking the Porsche’s true potential. What’s John’s mantra? Saving The World One Porsche At A Time.

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Steve Darnell is the creative force behind Welder Up, an automotive shop in Las Vegas, Nevada where they build some of the wildest rat rods ever created. Beyond cars Steve also creates short films, music videos, and creative-man interior designs. Fueled by the desire to prove the naysayers wrong, Steve has always been determined to exceed everyone's expectations. Originally from Montana, Steve is a rancher turned car-artist and has built Welder Up into a very successful business. He refuses to compromise on his cars, expecting perfection out of every build and everyone on his talented and unique team. You can find Steve and his guys on Discovery channel’s hit show Vegas Rat Rods.

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Paul Ehrmann is an author whose latest book, Arc of Triumph, is emphatically a novel with automobiles at its beating heart: And it is the culmination of a passion for motorcars Paul has embraces throughout his life. While he’s worked for production companies as a script editor and a screenwriter, writing is Paul’s passion and he combines his talent with his love for the Bugatti marque. This novel is about the French Grand Prix drivers and their involvement in the Resistance during World War II. Arc of Triumph is based on the true story of these brave and selfless efforts to defeat the Nazis during their occupation of France. This is Paul’s first novel and the publisher is Coachbuilt Press where past Cars Yeah guest Michael Furman is attempting to create their first iBook.

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Eric Peterson is the Manager at Leydon Restorations in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Founded by Chris Leydon in 1973, they preserve and restore classic and vintage engines. Eric’s passion for art and crafts took him to the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he earned a degree in Industrial Design. He worked as a designer where they manufactured class rings exposing him to modern manufacturing technologies including 3D design software and CNC programming of machine tools plus injection molding and 3D modeling. He’s raced a Datsun 510 in the GT3 class in SCCA on tracks including Elkhart Lake, Brainerd, and Blackhawk Farms. After meeting Chris Leydon Eric joined Leydon Restorations where he and their team combine their talents with a passion for automobiles.

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Philip Richter is the Founder and Publisher of Turtle Garage, a weekly journal focusing on collector cars and vintage motorcycles. He periodically writes for Sports Car Market magazine and is a vintage automobile and motorcycle collector. Philip is also the President and Co-Founder of Hollow Brook Wealth Management in New York City. They are an SEC registered independent wealth management firm that serves families, foundations, endowments, pension plans, and individuals. Philip enjoys horsepower from a different source and he is an avid equestrian show jumper and has campaigned his horses on the “A” show circuit for over three decades. He serves as Treasurer of the United States Equestrian Team Foundation and sits on the Board of Directors of the Lake Placid Horse Show, Hampton Classic Horse Show, and the Unites States Equestrian Federation.

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Rod Buscher is the Founder and CEO of Blinker, a free mobile app that empowers people to buy and sell their cars easily, safely, and privately without a need for dealerships and the banks. He is a 30+ year veteran of the automotive industry who made national industry news with the sale of The John Elway Dealerships to AutoNation in 1998. In 2007 Rod established Summit Automotive Partners, an organization of 20 successful franchises employing a thousand professionals. He has created scholarship foundations for underprivileged youth and serves on the board of Colorado Uplift and has been honored by the University of Colorado, The Governor of Colorado, and people Magazine for outstanding community services.

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Bruce Sweetman is a freelance automotive writer and photographer. He's a contributing editor and photographer at Road Scholars Magazine, Excellence Magazine, and the 356 Registry Magazine—and he’s a frequent contributor to Porsche Panorama and Autoweek Magazines as well. His stories and photographs have appeared in numerous publications including Road & Track and Total 911 in addition to fine automotive books. Bruce’s clients include Automobile Manufacturers, Museums, and Private Owners. He makes his home in Nashville, Tennessee and on the Northern Oregon Coast.

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Peter Nam, is the founder and CEO of Vorsteiner, a company best known as a global leader in providing advanced and innovative products for high-end luxury vehicles including Lamborghini and McLaren. Recently, Peter incorporated his 14 years of experience at Vorsteiner to create Gunther Werks, a new company that specializes in using modern technology to develop its Porsche 993 400R Project. The team at Gunther Werks has worked tirelessly to retain the driving experience offered by the original 993, while updating it with the most cutting-edge technology available today. Only 25 examples of the Porsche 993 400R Project will be produced, all hand-built to each customers specifications with no two units being identical. I had the pleasure of seeing one of these builds while at The Quail last summer and it is spectacular.

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