Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Today's show is a Memoriam to 10 past Cars Yeah guests who we've lost this year. It's a tribute to their lives and all the things they gave to the automotive world. And it is a reminder that each day is a precious gift. I'm wishing you all a restful and healthy holiday season. I hope you get to spend time with family and friends.

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Tony Dow was a film producer, director, television actor, sculptor and a lifelong automotive enthusiast. You’ll remember him for his role in the television sitcom Leave It To Beaver that ran on primetime from 1957 to 1963. Tony of course played Wally Cleaver, the eldest son of June and Ward and the wise older brother of Theodore Beaver Cleaver. 

We lost Tony in July of 2022.

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Vic Elford was one of the fastest drivers of the sixties and seventies and is a racing icon in Porsche’s history. He was arguably the most versatile all around driver of all time and he’s raced and won pretty much every motoring event in Europe and the U.S. He drove for Steve McQueen in the movie Le Mans and Vic’s authored books, narrated Michel Keyser’s film The Speed Merchants..

We lost Vic in March of 2022.

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Fred Simeone was the founder and Executive Director of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 80,000 square foot building houses an incredible collection of over 65 racing sports cars that encompass the words of John Stuart Mill, “Competition is indispensable to progress.” You will enjoy marques including Alfa Romeo, Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin, and Delahaye to name just a few. Fred was a retired neurosurgeon who donated the cars to a charitable foundation that survives on events and philanthropy and continues today.

We lost Fred in June of 2022.

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This is a special in memoriam show with Russel Fleury who was one of the most highly respected consultants in corporate education. He was the founder and CEO of Road-Scholars International, a performance improvement firm specializing in coaching automotive dealerships in management, customer retention and human resources.  His clients included:  Hyundai, Toyota, BMW, Mini, Ford, General Motors, Porsche, Mitsubishi, Ferrari, Maserati, Freightliner, Daimler, Harley-Davidson, Correct Craft, The Kinetic Group and more. He was one of the busiest guys I knew.  Enjoy this very personal and passionate interview. We lost Russell in January of 2022 to Covid

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Hello Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts and welcome to Cars Yeah.  Today something different. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Las Posadas, the Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa, or Festivus, this is the season for love, peace, joy, and giving of our time and gifts. So grab a cup of coco, or eggnog, sit back, and enjoy this special Christmas eve share…

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Mark Roberts is the Chief Creative Officer at Charge Cars, a company founded in 2016 in London. Their experienced team design and build vintage '67 Mustangs in a unique, bespoke, and electrically powered way. Three years ago, Mark brought his automotive passion and experience to the Charge Cars team as Chief Creative Officer, responsible for building the Brand, the Design team and creating a unique Customer Journey.

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Nicholas Hutchison is the Founder of BookThinkers, a company dedicated to spreading the power of personal development books. Nicholas is focused on developing insightful content and interviewing the world’s top non-fiction authors for his podcast, BookThinkers: Life-Changing Books. As a digital nomad, Nicholas runs his business from a different country every month and gives all, of the credit for this lifestyle to some of the early books he has read and been inspired by. 

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Taylor Keller is the Founder and CEO of Keller Motors, a venture that he describes as an analogue revolution. It’s a supercar company he’s just started and his first car, called the Seraph. 

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Jaxon Bell is 19 years old with a thirst to go racing. Having a passion for racing since he was a toddler, he started his racing career in the Skip Barber Racing Series. In the first part of this past December, he ran his first race in a Formula 4 car at the Circuit of the Americas where he earned a podium finish in each of his two races. His father is past Indy racer Townsend Bell, a past Cars Yeah guest.

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Eliot Wertheimer is the Founder and CEO at Lavoie, a new premium mobility brand born from McLaren Applied on a mission to redefine personal transport through luxury automotive and motorsport-inspired design, engineering, and electrification. 

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Serge Vanbokryck started his career in the late 1980s as a journalist and photographer, reporting on endurance racing for European newspapers and magazines. Today Serge is here to share his book titled Works Porsche 962 – The Definitive History, a three volume set with over 1,400 pages and 1,800 images, purblished by Porter Press.

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Mark Hawwa is the Founder of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. The events unite classic and vintage style motorcycle riders from all over the world to raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues including prostate cancer research and awareness and men’s mental health issues and concerns. His motto and mission is: “Riding Dapper for a Cause”. He and his supporters have raised over $37.5 million for men’s health. He talks about his new book focused on DGR.

 

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Ken Rusk is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and blue-collar advocate showing that there’s no degree required for comfort, peace, and freedom. In his book Blue Collar Cash: Love Your Work, Secure your Future, and Find Happiness for Life he shares his beliefs and experiences. Plus, Ken is an automotive enthusiast.

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Mikayla Kyle is the Corporate Manager at PowerTrucks USA, your local one-stop automotive accessory shop and service center. They offer the enthusiasts a massive selection of truck, Jeep, SUV, and automotive aftermarket accessories plus installation. Mikayla is a Corporate Manager for Whitecap Enterprises, a private asset management company and she manages the marketing for all their acquisitions including Power Trucks USA, Autism F.I.R.S.T., Whitecap Construction Services, Extreme Steel Crane and Rigging, Extreme Steel, Extreme Rentals USA, and several Waste companies. 

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Gene Crouch is the Chief Operating Officer of AMA Pro Racing, the sanctioning body for Professional Motorcycle racing in the USA.  They are the NASCAR for the motorcycle world.

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Dwight Knowlton is the founder of Carpe Viam, an automotive lifestyle brand focused on the joy and history of vintage and collector cars. He returns to Cars yeah to share a collaboration with past Cars Yeah guest Bill Pack and the new book Epic Drama: The Winning Collection of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. His latest endeavor, TheMotoringArts.com debuts January 1st, 2023.

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Philip White is the Associate Director Marketing and the Business Development Manager at Bicester Heritage and has been instrumental in their growth from its early days. Since joining the founding team in 2014, Philip has assisted in the curation of the atmospheric business campus, now held as the de-facto home of historic motoring. Philip and the team are well on their way to building the UK’s pre-eminent destination for motion technology; past, present, and future. 

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Richard Prince is an automotive photographer, journalist, and author who has been shooting since 1991. He has published four books and authored and illustrated approximately 2,000 magazine articles. Today he is here to share his newest book titled Corvette 70 Years: The One And Only published by Motorbooks.

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Stephen King launched the Meguiar’s car care business in the UK in 2001. Today he is responsible for their European, Middle Eastern, and the African business sectors, known as the EMEA.

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Patrick Krook began his obsession in all things automotive as a toddler, handing his father tools to fix the family truckster, a 1973 Ford Custom 500 Ranch Wagon. Today he owns and runs Rev Muscle Cars. His career has included traveling the world and building some of the most storied and exclusive private car collections.

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Jakob Greisen is the Bonhams’ Vice President, Head of their US Motoring and a Collectors Motorcar Specialist. Bonhams is a British auction house that was founded in 1793. It is one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers known internationally for fine art, antiques, jewelry, automobilia, motorcycles, and motorcars. Bonhams will be back again in Scottsdale for their annual auction that will take place January 26, 2023 at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.

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