Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Bruce McCallum is the owner of Epic-Exposure, a professional digital content creation business, where he is a photographer offering multi-faceted image creation focusing on action, adventure, and automobiles. His studio is 3,000 square feet plus a variety of mobile access platforms that allow for remote, difficult to reach, weather-impaired photo assignments. He shoots portraits to automobiles and offers an on-site large format printing service. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest Bruce has worked in the fishing industry, raced motorcycles, was a long-time Microsoft employee; however, it was his passion for photography and automobiles and people where he focuses his time and talents today.

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Bruno Silikowski is the President at AutoMotorPlex in Chanhassen, Minneapolis. Founded in 2008, AutoMotorPlex was an idea that was born in a garage and built from a passion for automobiles. It’s a private garage condominium complex that has become the “place to be” for all motorsport enthusiasts and provides owners with a comfortable place to house their collections with access to an engaged community of like-minded automotive enthusiasts. You own your space and can decorate and outfit your ultimate garage to your wildest dreams. Bruno’s second facility is located in the suburb of Medina and will include up to 40,000 square feet of retail space integrated into the campus. The AutoMotorPlex was designed by and for motorsport enthusiasts.

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Derek DeBoer is a race car driver who currently drives for the Racers Group in a Porsche, Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR/Evo. He’s an Ashland, Oregon native who grew up in a family where racing and the love of cars was the center of everyday life. His grandfather raced on dirt car circuits and his father ran a Top Alcohol dragster. In college, Derek was a pro-level wakeboarder and is today part of a start-up company designing and manufacturing wakeskates. He started his racing career 18 years ago at Laguna Seca in a Formula Dodge. He’s raced in the Formula Renault Open Wheel Series and the ST class of Grand Am. Derek has won at Le Mans, had a top 10 finish at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, ran multiple times at the 25 hours at Thunderhill, and competed in many IMSA Continental Tire Series races. He found a home racing in Aston Martins and Lamborghinis for The Racer’s Group and competed in the Pirelli World Challenge racing in both the GTS and Sprint X categories. His 2016 season included two wins at Road America and Utah Motorsports Campus and seven podium finishes at Laguna Seca, Circuit of the Americas, and Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. You can also find Derek on his Amazon Prime TV show Fastlife.

 

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Emmet O’Brien is a Co-Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of NOH2O Limited, a company he established in Dublin, Ireland with his father, Eoin O’Brien, in 2007. He is also the brains behind their unique, specialty products and services, after determining a major gap in the market for an eco-friendly, convenient car-care solution. NOH20 manufactures and distributes a line of unique, waterless cleaning products for automobiles. From 2000 to 2009, Emmet was a successful, professional racing driver in the FIA World Touring Car Championships and FIA European Touring Car Championships where he finished second in 2006. During this time, he represented and raced professionally for several major international manufacturers including BMW, VW Group, Ferrari, and Coca-Cola. 

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Jamie Kitman, a lawyer, is an award-winning journalist who writes about cars, the automobile industry for Automobile Magazine, for whom he has written a monthly column (Noise, Vibration, and Harshness) for 25 years. The former US editor of England's CAR and Top Gear magazines, he's contributed to dozens of other publications, including The New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, The Nation, GQ, Harper's, Men's Journal, and Newsweek. His report on The Secret History of Lead (gasoline) for The Nation won the IRE medal for investigative magazine reporting and his column for Automobile won the National Magazine Award for commentary, the only time a car magazine or car magazine author has ever won an award from the august editors' group who choose winners. The owner of dozens of old cars, Jamie is particularly fond of old Lotuses, Lancia, Rovers, MGs, Jaguars, Volvos, and Peugeots, but also owns a '68 International Travelall, a Saab and a Morris Minor pickup. Jamie recently set up a business that supplies cars (not just his own)  to movies and television programs shooting in New York, working recently on director Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film, The Post. For the past thirty years, Jamie has also served as president of The Hornblow Group USA, Inc., a full-service music management company. 

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Joe DiFiore is the owner of DiFiore’s Auto Detailing in Norwich, Connecticut. He’s been in business for over 30 years, is an IDA certified owner/operator and has cared for over 35,000 vehicles. What began as just another routine chore while growing up in Cleveland, turned in to a business when he was just 17 years old, and that was back in 1978. In 1983, he purchased a building for his detailing business and on August 14th, 1988, he opened that facility to continue to grow his company. Joe served in the US Submarine Force from 1979 until 1984, was the Southeastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year and is currently the Chair of the IDA Membership Committee.

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Jon Summers is an automotive historian, researcher, and consultant. A Roman Historian by training, Jon is embedded in the concours and museum communities, serving as a VIP/Sponsor show field tour guide, judge, or emcee at various concours, including Pebble Beach. He interned at the National Motor Museum in England, was a Docent at the Blackhawk Museum for nearly a decade and advised for the newly re-opened Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. Jon is an autoblogger, new car road tester, and has television and film production experience including appearing on National Geographic and Discovery Channels. He’s also a producer and writer for the Mullin Automotive Museum and an instructor at the Revs Institute at Stanford University.

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Roger Falcione is the founder of ClassicCars.com. He was one of the first to understand the importance of online classifieds in relation to the classic car market. He created a ground-breaking online marketplace built on the love of technology and classic cars. Ten years later, the company has seen tremendous growth and in 2015, 2016 and 2017, it was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States as part of the Inc. 5000. In 2018, the marketplace attracts over 2.5 million visits a month, has 30,000 vehicles for sale, supports the largest online network of classic car dealers and auction houses, and delivers daily industry-leading news coverage. ClassicCars.com has become the trusted home of the collector car enthusiast.

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Jason Tang, a photographer capturing shapes and lines of automobiles, has an innate sense for capturing every nuance of cars and has been doing so a for over 20 years. What began as a hobby developed into a full-fledged professional career. Through many years of working with a number of mentors, Jason sharpened and focused his skills. His lifelong fascination with cars and photography merged to create a career of passion. Jason has owned a number of special cars ranging from the relatively mundane to supercars. Currently, his garage holds marques from Audi, BMW, Porsche, McLaren, Toyota, and Ducati. I’ll also add that Jason is a friend of mine who lives up here in the Pacific Northwest who has photographed my iconic Porsche Turbo Orange Crush, and he is the first deaf guest to grace the Cars Yeah podcast.

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Sandra Button has been the Chairman of the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance since 2002. She was the Executive Director for decades prior and has helped to inspire and guide the growth of the collector car hobby into a truly global celebration of the automobile. Sandra participates and officiates automotive events from Asia and the Middle East to South America. She and her husband, Martin, have an eclectic collection of automobiles that they drive in events including the Mille Miglia, the 1000 Millas Sport Argentina, the London to Brighten Veteran Car Run and many others. She’s a member of the Royal Automobile Club, the Classic Car Club of America, the Motor Press Guild, and the Society of Automotive Historians.

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