Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Dr. Jim Lowe is an over-achieving yet unassuming Neurosurgeon, adventurer, and family man who has spent his life pursuing challenges of person and professional levels. He has chronicled his experiences in a series of blogs and email recollections that he has woven together in his entertaining book, World’s Fastest Neurosurgeon. He earned his degree from Harvard, served 30 years in the Marine Corps (Oorah!) and he is a surfer, competitive snowboarder, golfer, and little league coach. Jim’s ultimate athletic aspirations come in the demanding world of top-tier sports car racing. Spanning nearly a decade Jim’s run 200 mph purpose-built prototype race cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the high banks of Daytona International Speedway. His racing has been a lesson in perseverance, chasing dreams, life balance, and setting goals.

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Daniel Verwers is the owner of Seduction Motorsports in Chandler, Arizona. He started building cars at the age of 15 but it wasn’t until he was 27 that Daniel decided to turn his car hobby in to his career. He enrolled in college when he was only 15 as an engineering and architecture major and then half way through changed to finance and business. Years later we went back to his roots and today he designs and manufactures complete Porsche replicas of the iconic 550 Spyder, 356 Speedster, and 356 Coupe while adding his custom retro styling touches and modern sports car performance parts. Daniel gets to build peoples dreams one car at a time.

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Bill Pack is an automotive photographer in Atlanta, Georgia who studied at the iconic Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. His photography is influences by art and the strong graphic lines of automobiles with a focus on lighting, texture, and design. Collectors and enthusiasts around the world know Bill’s images for their elegant looks, strong graphic lines, and his ability to create art through his images. Bill was guest #745 here on Cars Yeah and is back today to talk about his newest project, a spectacular book and Kickstarter campaign titled V-12-1. This is the inaugural collection of Bill’s automotive images, curated into a magnificent coffee table book. The campaign runs from October 12, 2017 through November 12.

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Dr. Stephan Moran is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. In addition, he is certified in surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery and is an instructor of Advanced Trauma Life Support. Stephan is an expert in the field of head injury from auto collisions, chest computed tomography, and motor vehicle collision blunt aortic injury. He is dedicated to research on automotive safety and has worked with the Mercedes-Benz Crash Injury Research & Engineering Network Center. Volvo Cars of North America chose Dr. Moran as the lead physician in the multimedia celebration for the 50th anniversary of the 3-point seat belt at the New York Auto Show. He was also an expert witness examining the issue of seat belts in school buses following the tragic 2006 school bus accident in Huntsville, Alabama.

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David Silberkleit is Branford, Connecticut is known as the CFO, Chief Frogeye Officer at Bugeye Guy, the Bugeye Sprite Specialists. While in high school he bought his first Bugeye Sprite, way back in 1978. Fast-forward to 2007 when David founded the website bugeyeguy.com. Today, that’s where he buys, sells, builds, and restores these wonderful little British cars. In 2015 he built one of the world’s only gold metal concours Bugeye Sprite and that car was certified at the Gettysburgh Austin Healy Club Enclave. Along with cars David has a parts business as well, where he helps other Bugeye owners keep their special cars running and looking their best.

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Nick Dawes is the Vice President of Special Collections and Head of Automobilia at Heritage Auctions in New York. He has over 40 years in the business of antiques and is a specialist in bespoke mascots by Rene Lalique. After growing up in England, he has lived in New York since 1979, following a career as an antiques dealer, auctioneer, author and university professor, and a former auctioneer and Department Head at Sotheby’s.  Nick is the author of four standard works on decorative arts, most recently 'Bespoke Mascots' with photographer and past Cars Yeah guest Michael Furman.  This definitive book on the subject includes Michael Furman's photographs of all Rene Lalique glass mascots.  Nick says he "got into the automobile world through the radiator cap".  He is familiar to many from over 20 years of regular appearances as an expert appraiser on 'Antiques Roadshow' for PBS.

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Andre Bezuidenhout is an avid Porsche enthusiast who has been collecting, racing and admiring Porsches for over 4 decades now. His career is that as a Barrister in Johannesburg, South Africa and he’s practiced law his entire adult life. It was his time as a child visiting Kyalami and watching Derek Bell, David Piper, Dave Charlton, and others race that ignited his passion for cars. He’s been involved in the Porsche Club, Motorsport South Africa, and is the President of the National Court of Appeal of Motorsport South Africa. Andre has raced extensively as an amateur over the years and he is currently on an epic world tour in his 911 T/R, and should be soon in the US to attend a few classic car events.

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Mike Dunn owns Vintage German Motorcycles in Riverside, California, a business he started over ten years ago. He is one of the most respected restorers of WWII German motorcycles in the United States including BMWs, DKWs, and Zündapps. As owner/operator of the premier Zündapp Import, Sales and Service operation he is responsible a good amount of Zündapps now in existence in America. His motorcycle restorations are best of show winners and have appeared in movies and on television including Valkyrie and the History Channel. Mike travels to Europe to attend the annual Zündapp Tour and he has ridden over 8,000 km on vintage German bikes throughout Europe.

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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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