Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Dave Friedman is a world-renowned photographer and motion picture still photographer known for his photographs of celebrities, cinema, racing, and classical ballet. In 1962 he became the company photographer for Shelby America capturing some of the biggest icons in racing. He then went on to work on the Ford Le Mans racing program in 1966. His first venture in to motion pictures was working on the movie The Sound of Music. He went on to work on movies including Doctor Doolittle, The Sand Pebbles, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Hello Dolly, and Tora! Tora! Tora! Dave has captured many of the major stars in motion pictures and television and in 1986 he was the first and only Still Photographer to be voted in to the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences. He’s authored or co-authored over 30 books on motor sports and recently completed a book for Warner Bros titled Enter The Dragon.

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Jim Edlund and his wife Chris are the Co-Founders of the Danville d’Elegance  and its Foundation. The Foundation was started over 14 years ago and has raised over 3.5 million dollars for Parkinson’s research and patient care. Jim has been involved with the Danville d’Elegance since creating the Foundation and the concours takes place every year in September in Danville, California. The event includes the concours, a Tour d’Elegance, a Gala dinner, and more. Jim is a senior coach for Hooked on Driving where he works with past Cars Yeah guest David Ray Jim and Chris own their own business, Christe James Jewelers, in Danville, California.

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Pilar LeMay is the Operations Manager for LeMay Clean, a new car care company she and her husband, Eric LeMay recently launched. Pilar is an east coast native, growing up in Clifton, New Jersey who graduated from Emerson College in Boston. She met Eric at Emerson and they have been married for 21 years. Early in her career she focused on television communications and writing. She then spent 15 years volunteering at libraries and one of her current roles is managing the LeMay Family Collection’s library at their Marymount car museum in Washington State. You’ll recognize the LeMay name as it relates to the late Harold LeMay who once had the largest car collection in the world. Eric LeMay has been a past guest on Cars Yeah. Part of today’s talk on Cars Yeah will focus on being the spouse of a car fanatic, especially one whose name is LeMay.

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Rich MacDonald is involved in sales and promotions at Hillbank/Superformance in Irvine, California. There they build continuation models of the Shelby Cobra, Daytona Coupe, Ford GT40, Caterham, and the Corvette Gran Sport. You can walk in and purchase a new car or have them build one to your exacting specifications. Rich’s father Dave MacDonald raced Cobras to many victories in the 1960s so Rich feels right at home representing these iconic sports cars at Superformance.

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Doug Campbell is in charge of Marketing, Public Relations, and Sales at Hillbank/Superformance in Irvine, California. There they build continuation sports cars including the Shelby Cobra, Daytona Coupe, Ford GT40, Caterham, and the Corvette Grand Sport. His career was as an engineer for Texas instruments, then at Ericsson, EF Johnson, and Itron transitioning from engineering to marketing and product development. After another 20 years at Southern California Edison he retired but quickly realized he needed more in his life. A meeting with Lance Stander, the owner of Superformance lead to his current position with the company and now he’s wrapping his passion for automobiles and performance with his new career. You’ll often find him driving his 12 year old Superformance Daytona Coupe in which he’s logged over 50,000 miles in the car on the track, in tours, and traveling.

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Shaun Day is the owner of Stinger Motorsport, a Michigan based professional race team and he works as the Assistant Marketing Manager at Ford for their Global Small, Medium and Sports Car Marketing division. He is a second-generation Ford Motor Company employee and played a major part in the development of the latest Shelby GT350/GT350R. Stinger was forged from Shaun’s love for motorsports and is composed of high performance automotive professionals with a passion for speed. Their proven racing successes sets them apart as they focus on OEM high performance vehicle development. Stinger competes in NASA Time Trial road racing, NMCA True Street drag racing, SCORE Sportsman Unlimited Truck and Rock Crawling. Shaun is also an industry mentor to the McGill University FSAE, Formula SAE team.

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Ed Isky Iskenderian is a treasured legend in the world of American hot rodding. To tell the life story of Ed “Isky” Iskenderian is to tell the history of hot rodding in America. Born in 1921 to first-generation Armenian immigrants, Isky got heavily into hot rodding early in his life. He was in to car clubs before World War II and became known as a cam grinder, making cams for himself and other hot rodders. He grew his business and became the leading authority in less than 10 years. A gifted machinist, an innovator, a leader in the aftermarket performance industry, and with a natural knack for promotions his company, Isky Racing Cams in Culver City, California became known worldwide. He’s made cams for all the greats and many a famous racer including Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, and James Garner.

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Jared Kugel is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tire Agent. It is a new smart tire recommendation platform for consumers. Tire Agent takes their driving habits and the purpose of their vehicles into consideration to suggest the perfect tire at the best price. At 31-years-old Jared boasts an impressive 11 years in the tire industry working with manufactures, distributors, and retailers. Many of Jared’s early years in the industry were spent working with his family’s business, where he initiated the company’s first online ordering system, which now represents a significant portion of their sales. Tire Agent dot com provides their customers a fool-proof way to make sure they make the best choice for their automotive tire needs.

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Daniel Boyer is the Director of Sales and Marketing at Vanderhall Motor Works in Provo, Utah. Obsessed with things that go vroom from early childhood, Daniel put himself through college selling Dodge and Chevy vehicles. A chance meeting with Steve Hall, the President of Vanderhall, allowed him to combine his talents for sales and marketing with his passion for automobiles. Vanderhall are hand-built, three-wheel, Autocycles that feature a hand-laid carbon fiber body and a mono-aluminum chassis. They are powered by a 1.4 liter, four cylinder engine that is mated to a six speed automatic transmission. You can order your exciting Vanderhall Autocycle in a variety of models and colors.

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Mikael Lindberg is an artist, designer, and the Lead Designer at Koenigsegg Automotive in Sweden. Koenigsegg was founded in 1994 by Christian von Koenigsegg with a goal to produce performance focuses, fighter jet inspired sports cars that enhance vehicle performance. Mikael was raised in a home inspired by design and his late father was a famous goldsmith who created Faberge eggs and exclusive jewelry. He’s been involved in automotive design including wheels, sports cars, racing cars, street cars and trucks, busses, diggers, boats, trains and even medical equipment. He’s touched brands including Volvo, Saab, MG-Rover, Scania, Renault, and Koenigsegg.

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