Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Doug Nye, who lives in Surrey, England, is recognized as a world authority on competition cars and has been an automotive journalist and author for over 54 years. In 1963, at the age of 18 Doug went to work on the British magazine Motor Racing. He eventually became the Associate Editor and shortly thereafter, in 1968 he became a freelance writer and remains so till today. He has written for nearly every motorsport magazine and produced some 70 books on motor racing. He’s worked as a race car consultant for Bonhams Auction house, he’s a founding consultant to Goodwood Motorsports and is one of the organizers of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Revival Meeting, and members meeting since 1992. Doug is a movie archivist, worked on TV shows, is involved in the new documentary movie ‘Ferrari: Race to Immortality’ and is on the Advisory Council of the British national Motor Museum. His involvement in motorsports goes on, and on and on.

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Derek Hill, a Santa Monica native, comes from an automotive family that has left their marks around the world. He is the son of Phil Hill, America’s first World Champion in Formula 1. Derek pursued a career in motorsports for over 10 years, taking class wins in the Daytona 24 Hours, Sebring 12 Hours, and many other driving for the factory BMW M3 Team. Today Derek is active in vintage racing and is a judge and MC at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Derek, along with award-winning motor racing historian and author Doug Nye, and American photographer Steve Dawson, have created and published an exceptional new biographical book titled Inside Track that chronicles his father Phil Hill’s racing career and features hundreds of his father’s color photographs. This massive book has been a ten-year collaboration and is now available for enthusiast to enjoy.

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Ramsey Potts joined the team of RM/Sotheby’s Specialists in early 2017 after a 25 year career in the financial services industry. His lifelong love of all things automotive began as a child watching his father collect and race British sports cars. Ramsey holds a Diploma in Automotive Service and an ASE Technician Certification from Vale Technical Institute. At RM/Sotheby’s he specializes in European marques having owned and maintained numerous examples in addition to a DeLorean DMC12. He is a member of several car clubs and has raced Porsches, BMWs, and Mazdas on the SCCA and Grand-Am circuits while remaining active in kart racing throughout the Southeast. His recent career change is a result of deciding to do what he is passionate about, work in the world of collectible automobiles.

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Kayla Randancer is a fine artist from Kalispell, Montana. She’s a self-taught, mix media artist who has a passion for capturing old, treasured classic cars, trucks, and bikes. She enjoys searching for old cars and trucks that need to be restored or uncovering parts to use on her own restoration projects. Kayla is woman who loves older vehicles and isn’t afraid of lifting the hood and getting her hands dirty.

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Jim Koscs is the President of Audamotive Communications near the Jersey shore, a company he founded in 1999. Jim’s been writing about cars since 1986 when he started with Musclecars, Vette, High-Performnce Pontiac, and High-Performance Mopar magazines. He worked in PR for BMW and Mercedes-Benz North America. He covers a wide variety of PR and marketing materials for brands including BMW, Subaru, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Toyota, Lexus, Jaguar, Land Rover and many others. His automotive journalism has appeared The New York Times in their “Auto Ego” column and his work’s been published by BBC Autos and he regularly contributes to Hagerty’s website and e-news. Jim is a member of the International Motor Press Association.

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Jeff Bliemeister is the Executive Director of the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The AACA Museum is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution and it is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of vintage automobiles and their vast history. Jeff’s long career has included working at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and he was the Curator at the Renfrew Museum and Park and at the AACA Museum as well. You’ll discover over 120 automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles at the museum with rotating and permanent exhibits and the vehicles range from a 1895 Chicago Benton Harbor to 2000 Suzuki Hyabusa Motorcycle with a vast range of spectacular vehicles and displays in between. Their educational programs are some of the finest in the country.

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Todd Lozier is a Principal at Lochwood Lozier Custom Homes in Seattle, Washington. You may recognize Todd’s family name as it relates to automobiles. The Lozier Automobile Manufacturing company was founded in 1900 by Henry Abraham Lozier, Todd’s great, great Uncle. They built touring cars until 1915 and they were top of the line automobiles and the most expensive cars of their time. Todd owns a 1914 Lozier Model 84 as well as numerous other collectible cars and a 1953 Chris Craft runabout that his father bought new. He was an honorary judge for the Lozier Reunion at the Atlanta Concours in early October.

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Brad Littlefield is the Public Relations Manager for Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. His late father, Mert, was a supercharger manufacturer and drag racer who ran Nitro Funny Cars in the 70s and 80s winning titles in Top Alcohol Funny Cars in the 90s and 2000s. Brad earned his competition license in Alcohol Funny Cars posting a best time of 6.00 seconds and 243.96 mph in the quarter mile. Today he’s the Car Chief and Clutch Mechanic on a Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car driven by Jason Rupert, a six time Championship winner. At 11 years of age Brad started his own newsletter at the NHRA drag races launching his passion for writing and promoting. He’s worked at the National Hot Rod Association fro 11 years and his role at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca involves coordinating the media efforts for their many racing events at that iconic track in California.

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Jay Lamm is an automotive author and journalist. At age 16 Jay sold his first article--a road test of Elvis's Maserati Ghibli-- to AutoWeek magazine. He hasn't worked an honest day since, authoring 10 automotive books and countless articles for titles such as Car & Driver, Automobile, and Spy, and serving as editor-in-chief of five national magazines, including Sports Car International and Vintage Motorsport. Jay has also started three enthusiast-related companies. His current bad idea is Lemons, whose events include rallies, car shows, and an endurance-race series for cars that cost $500 or less. Jay holds nine FIA world speed records, the Guinness World Record for “Most Participants in a Car Race,” and a fair bit of disdain for car nuts who take themselves too seriously.

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John Buonanno is the President of Black Horse Garage located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The company specializes in restoring and preserving the finest, exotic European and American cars and has earned every significant restoration award in the USA. John’s grandfather was a Ferrari Tifoso and his father Frank worked for Ferrari before founding Black Horse Garage in 1991. John took over the company from his father in 2006. The Garage has 60,000 square feet of space where they service, repair, restore, and store vintage automobiles. John’s mantra is to keep a personal connection between the staff and their clients while providing the utmost care and attention to every vehicle they service.

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