Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Lee Stratton is a User Experience Engineer at DriversEd.com, the number one online driving school. Lee’s a passionate and experienced car craftsman who spends much of his days and nights customizing, building, and rebuilding cars and motorcycles. DriversED has courses offered directly through partners including some of the largest schools in the country. It is an industry leader in teaching defensive driving and safety-related tips, news, and strategies. The sight offers comprehensive solutions, online drivers education, in-car driving lessons, traffic school, insurance telematics and more. Lee is a CRO Specialist, analyst and experimental designer with over 10 years of experience in UI Design. He’s also a very talented pinstriper. 

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Julia Taylor-Stanley has a demonstrable track record in feature film financing, production, and distribution and she is one of the most well-respected film producers in the UK. Her most recent film, Ferrari: Race to Immortality is a groundbreaking motor racing documentary. It won the prestigious FOCAL Award for the best use of footage in a sports production. Julia began her career as a songwriter and record producer working with artists including Meatloaf, Roger Daltrey, and Diana Ross. She wrote her first novel Mystica as well. Ferrari: Race to Immortality is about racing in the 1950s and the dawn of the iconic Scuderia Ferrari in the Formula One World Championship, which was the deadliest decade in motor racing history. The film tells the story of the loves and losses, triumphs and tragedies of Ferrari’s most decorated drivers.

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Michael Ledwitz is an automotive artist and aspiring TV Host. His professional career in automotive art started after he was in a near fatal car accident in 2005. He was forced to slow down from work in franchising in order to heal. His painting began as a hobby; a way to relax and reflect. Soon after, people started to notice Michael's talent and began requesting commissioned pieces of their own. Since then, Michael's accomplishments include silent auction pieces for Zoo Atlanta, commissioned paintings for Carroll Shelby's 85th birthday in Las Vegas, Shelby Licensee, and he was the featured artist for this year's Atlanta Concours 'd Elegance at Chateau Elan.  There is the inception of a TV show titled SPEEDWELL with Michael Ledwitz as well as developing the most amazing network of car enthusiasts; many of which are clients and all of which are now considered friends.  

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Theresa Gilpatrick is the Executive Director of the Ferrari Club of America. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, the heart of car culture. Always having the car bug, she collected Matchbox cars, built Revell models and anticipated her driver’s license far too early. After a post-college move, her association with Ferraris grew deeper and she acquired a 308 QV, a 330 2+2 two headlight, a Testarossa, a 250 Cabriolet Series II, among others. She earned a Masters degree in Non-profit Management in 1996 and has served in the non-profit sector for over 25 years. Her position with the Ferrari Club of America allows her to use her education, support the collector car hobby, and give back through a wonderful platform filled with Ferrari tifosi. 

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Paul Mathers is the Event Director for Motorclassica, Australia’s most prestigious classic motoring event attracting over 23,000 automotive enthusiasts annually. His passion for cars was realized when Exhibitions & Trade Fairs hired Paul to envision and deliver the first Motorclassica – the Australian International Concours d’Elegance and Classic Motor Show, which has taken place in Melbourne since 2010. Paul’s passion for automobiles goes back to his childhood and he still owns his first classic, a Jaguar Mk II, that he purchased 30 years ago. Paul’s career has seen him manage some of Australia’s largest events and expos. In addition to Motorclassica, his current portfolio also includes Australia’s largest capital city 4x4 outdoors show.

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Brad Phillips is the National Relationship Manager and Brand Ambassador for Hagerty Insurance. Over his lifetime, he’s attempted to restore over 30 vehicles from the Nickel era through the 1990s. Brad’s a road trip fanatic, having been coast to coast and everywhere in between. He is a multi-year veteran of long-distance rallies and tours including the Great Race, and he’s the only person to attempt driving an Amphicar from Tennessee to Vermont. It didn’t go well. He’s in the middle of a two-year project restoring a 1965 Sunbeam Tiger. Brad’s been involved in the collector car insurance business since 2003 helping enthusiasts worldwide to protect their ‘fun stuff’. He is also a speaker, moderator, judge, a regular at The Concours d’Lemons and hosts an annual Amelia Island or Bust caravan.

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Scott Brandt is the owner of MotoExotica in St. Louis, Missouri, where he and his team have been selling collectible, special interest, pre-owned, and exotic automobiles since 1988. You’ll find vehicles from late model sports cars and touring cars to hot rods, muscle cars, replicas, American, and European classics, trucks, jeeps, customs, and race cars. At MotoExocita, you can sell or consign a vehicle. It's one of those destination dealerships that’s like walking through a museum filled with fun, inspiring automobiles and there's no doubt you’ll find something you’ll want to drive home.

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Tanner Foust is a multi-talented driver known for his supreme car control and proven track record of podium finishes, national championships, and world records. He is a three-time U.S. Rallycross Champion, a four-time X Games gold medal winner, and two-time Formula Drift Champion. He has held multiple world records including his incredible Hot Wheels Double Loop Dare and his indoor speed record for TV's Top Gear USA, setting a distance jump record with a Hot Wheels ramp-to-ramp leap of 332 feet. Tanner is the first American driver to win a round of the European Rallycross Championship and he is a dominant driver in Rallycross here in the USA. He’s competed in open wheel, the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, SCORE Baja and numerous other racing venues. You’ve seen him on the History Channel’s Top Gear as their on-camera host and he’s completed many stunts for various films, TV shows, and commercials.

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Marshall Buck is the Founder of Creative Miniature Associates, known as CMA Models where he creates and builds some of the world’s finest model cars. His client list is a virtual who’s who of “movers and shakers” in the collectible automotive world. Marshall builds the finest, highly detailed, custom built to order models, one-off models, his own line of limited edition models, represents other top level craftsmen, artists, brokers, and sells some of the rarest one-of-a-kind scratch-built models from around the world. In his latest venture, Marshall is helping launch a new publication titled AutoMobilia: The Collector’s Resource, an all-new publication for lovers of automotive collectibles. He will be the editor of this new publication and website that will surely be an instant resource for all enthusiasts who love to collect anything that is tied to the automotive world.

If you’re in Monterey, Carmel, and Pebble Beach during car week, stop by the Automobilia Monterey booth located in the Embassy Suites  Seaside on Tuesday and Wednesday.

One lucky Cars Yeah subscriber will win a year’s subscription to AutoMobilia. To be eligible, go to the CarsYeah website and click on the Free Book button.

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Samuel Chuffart is the Vice President and Global Design Director for Icona Design Group in Torino, Italy. He was also one of the company’s founding members in 2010. In eight short years, Icona’s client list now reads like the Who’s Who of global and Chinese automakers. The company had a turnover of 18 million Euro in 2017. Samuel manages a team of 74 designers across three continents and dozens of projects simultaneously. Icona has created iconic and successful designs including the revered Fuselage, the Maxus SUB D90 concept, the Nucleus, and the Vulcano Titanium, the world’s first titanium supercar. Samuel is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in California and he’s worked at Nissan’s European design studio. He was also a Senior Designer at Jaguar Land Rover and Chief Designer at Stile Bertone in Turin, Italy. 

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