Cars Yeah with Mark Greene (general)

Kim Wolfkill is the editor-in-chief of Road & Track. This role marks a return to Road & Track as he spent more than six years at the brand rising to editor from 2003 to 2006. Kim was most recently the senior business and partner manager for Microsoft’s Turn 10 Studios where he supported partnerships for the Forza Motorsport game franchise on Xbox. He also held the role as executive editor at MSN Carpoint. Kim has taught auto racing professionally and competed in the Grand-Am Cup, SPEED World Challenge, the American Le Mans Series, and the Porsche Michelin Supercup.

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Jeff Trask is the President of the Porsche 356 Club of Southern California. He’s also a salesman at European Collectibles in Newport Beach, California. At European Collectibles they sell the finest in collector quality European sports cars with a focus on the Porsche marque. They offer consignments, parts, show quality restorations, financing, and two locations, one in Costa Mesa and the other in Newport Beach. Jeff’s had businesses in the boating industry, he’s raced cars, and is very active in the Porsche 912 Registry and 356 Club.

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Laurance Yap is the Director of Marketing at Pfaff Automotive Partners, a multiple marque dealers in Ontario, Canada. Pfaff Motors sells Mclaren, Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen, BMW, Pagani, Singer Vehicle Design, and Toyota along with specialty tuning and autoworks services. Laurance has written freelance for newspapers and worked for six years at Porsche as a public relations manger and director of marketing. He also worked at RM Auctions as their Director of Marketing. 

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David Benardo is the CEO, Director of R&D, and RetroFuturist of Zelectric Motors based in San Diego, California. There they take classic VW's and insert electric motors wrapping the future in the past. The timeless character of a vintage VW Bug or Van can now be enjoyed in a new way using today’s future-forward technology. You can bring David and his talented team your own Bug, van, Porsche or Ghia and they will zelectrify your air-cooled classic in to a modern form of transportation. Or Zelectric will find a car to restore and convert for you, all by hand and to your specifications. David spent 30 years as a creative director specializing in computer tech and he graduated from Art School in San Francisco.

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Tom Larson is the Founder and Executive Director at Motorcycle Relief Project in Evergreen, Colorado. Tom and his team take veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other invisible injuries on five-day therapeutic motorcycle adventures designed to help them take steps toward recovery. His past ventures include writing and marketing consulting, he was the Director at Zambikes where they provided bicycles and motorcycle ambulances in Africa, and he was the Founder at Healing Waters International where they provided safe drinking water to poor communities in developing countries.

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David Donner is a 28 year racing veteran and former overall winner and current title-holder in Time Attack 2 at the Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb. In fact he is a five-time winner at Pikes Peak. In 2015 he piloted a 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S for a win. He raced at the 24 Hours of Daytona, the Monterey Historic Races, driving a 1971 Ferrari 512M and he’s raced in the Panoz Pro Series and the American Le Mans Series. He’s raced internationally in New Zealand as well. David is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and he’s appeared in numerous television commercials for Range Rover, Audi, Subaru, and Porsche.

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Tom Croteau serves as Deputy Commissioner, Global Commerce for the Georgia Department of Economic Development. His role is to lead Georgia’s Global Commerce team to increase jobs and investments through locating and expanding businesses. Tom joined the department in 1996 and has worked in a number of other capacities within the agency. He’s involved in number of organizations and associations and currently serves on the board of the Georgia Economic Developers Association and the Georgia Quick Start Industry Services Advisory Council. One of the automotive industries prominent companies is Kia who’s U.S. manufacturing base is in Georgia. 

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Mitch Snow,a Colorado Springs native, is one of the youngest professional international motorsport promoters and event organizers in the world. He serves as the Director of Promotion & Legacy at The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Brought to you by Gran Turismo. Over 50 years ago his Grandfather Charlie served on the race’s technical committee, sponsored the event, and opened the doors of Snow Automotive to give out of town competitors a place to wrench on their race cars throughout the grueling race week.  Mitch’s father raced the hill and took Mitch to his first race in 1995; and he hasn’t missed a race since. Today Mitch uses his passion for the race and extensive knowledge of its history to promote recreational tourism throughout the Pikes Peak Region and develop the future of America’s second oldest motorsports event.

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Jay Blake is the owner and crew chief at Follow A Dream, a non-profit organization established in 1999 with the mission of demonstrating the power of positive thinking, self determination, and teamwork through NHRA drag racing. Jay owns a professional motorsport team, he works on the cars, engines, and provides his team with enthusiasm and determination. Jay travels with Follow A Dream as a motivational speaker, helping people overcome adversity, challenge, and crisis by sharing his story and inspiring others to pursue their dreams. Jay has first hand knowledge when it comes to challenge. At the age of 31 he lost his eyesight in an accident and today he is the only totally blind, race crew chief in the world.

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Jacques Flynn is an industrial designer, automotive designer, and leather goods innovator. He graduated with a degree in transportation design from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He is a Lead Exterior Designer working at Mazda’s Design Studio in Irvine, California where his latest project was the exterior designs for the 2016 MX-5 automobiles. In 2012 he founded JAQET after being frustrated and unable to find a leather wallet that met his standards. He learned about working in leather and put his design skills to work creating a line of handcrafted leather goods including: wallets, lanyards, iPad portfolios, belts, and more.

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Rob Pitts is the owner of Pitts Truck Service in Greenville, South Carolina. This 40-year-old company has been providing truck and trailer repair from light service to full overhauls. Last year Rob started Hot Rods & Happy Hour, a monthly car event like the well-known cars and coffee events that take place across the country. His event has grown and will be expanding to other states. Along with getting like-minded enthusiasts together to enjoy their cars, trucks, and motorcycles, Hot Rods & Happy Hour raises money to help children affected by Autism. All the proceeds from their shirt sales and more go toward helping children who suffer from this disease.

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Pat McCue is the automotive technology teacher for the Northshore Automotive Technology program at Bothell High School in Bothell, WA. Before that he was an ASE and Ford Master Technician. In 2012 he and his students converted a 2003 BMW 330i to an all electric and presented the project at the WSU Imagine Tomorrow competition. This garnered the attention of an education research foundation titled Foundry 10 and a new project blossomed where they built an all electric dragster they named Shock & Awe. Foundry 10 was started in 2013 with the goal of gaining a better understanding of how people learn.

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Mark Lyon is the Managing Director at GTO Engineering based in Berkshire, in the United Kingdom. The company is one of the world’s leading specialists in classic Ferraris. Their team of skilled engineers restore, repair, and race prepare any Ferrari model from the 166 Inter to a 365 GTB/4 Daytona and beyond. GTO Engineering also provides the world’s biggest Classic Ferrari parts department – buying, manufacturing, and selling thousands of parts to their customers around the world. Mark has facilities in the U.K., Atlanta, Los Angeles, and an office in New York. Past guests here on Cars Yeah related to GTO are Tomas Martin from GTO London and Steve Kittrell who is the West Coast Operations Manager.

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Daryle Redlin is the President and CEO of FIKSE Wheels in Langley, British Columbia. There they design and manufacture championship-winning race wheels for the track and street using lightweight components resulting in superior strength and stiffness. They supply teams in the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series, the Koni Challenge, American Le Mans, FIA Sports Car Series and many others around the world. Daryle’s raced in the Formula Ford Championship and also owns Kodiak Aerospace. FIKSE is a proud sponsor of the Steve McQueen Car Show benefitting The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California.

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Bisi Ezerioha is the CEO and Chief Engineer at Bisimoto Engineering in Ontario, California. They are an engineering agency with a passion for design and developing beautiful creations. He works with some of the largest names in the automotive industry and has a reputation for always bringing innovation to the table with every project. Bisi is a professional motorsport driver, engine builder and engineer and he built and drove the fastest carbureted front wheel drive vehicle in the world. Bisimoto Engineering is a proud sponsor of the Steve McQueen Car Show that takes place on June 4 benefitting The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California. 

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Mel Mayuga is the Service Manager at McKenna Porsche in Norwalk, California. Mel has built one of the best and most guest-oriented service teams in the country. His favorite part of his role is providing world-class ownership experiences for all of his Porsche guests. He is a certified master technician and has completed the Porsche Service Manager training program. McKenna Porsche is a proud sponsor of the Steve McQueen Car Show that takes place on June 4 benefitting The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California. The other two enthusiasts in the photo are Cars Yeah guests Magnus Walker and Bisi Ezrehoha.

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Bruce Schwartz is the President and owner of Stoddard Porsche Parts located in Highland Heights, Ohio and NLA Authentic Parts in Nevada. Stoddard Imported cars, was founded by Chuck Stoddard in 1957. The Dealership sold Porsche, Audi and Mercedes Benz automobiles and was made popular as a Full Service Porsche facility for new cars as well as the restoration and manufacturing/ distribution of parts for the early 356 and 911 cars. In 1983 the Porsche Family purchased Stoddard and in 2004, Bruce Schwartz returned ownership to the USA. In 2011 Penske Automotive bought the Dealership and Bruce kept the Parts Business under the Stoddard Banner. Stoddard Parts is a proud sponsor of the Steve McQueen Car Show that takes place on June 4 benefitting The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California.

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Lauren Gusler is the Regional Territory Manager in Orange County California for Hagerty Insurance, a premier classic car and vintage boat insurance provider. They protect over 700,000 vehicles, 10,000 boats, and 25,000 motorcycles. Hagerty is involved in numerous charity and educational organizations and they give back by donating a percentage of their net revenue to programs and organizations devoted to preserving the car hobby. Lauren and Hagerty sponsor the Steve McQueen Car Show that takes place on June 4 benefitting The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California.

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Mark Evans is the Founder and CEO at Auto Talk Communications. He is the coHost, contributing editor, producer and field reporter at Auto World Radio. Mark is an ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certified Master Technician and holds a patent on an automatic transmission cooler titled Transguard that sells worldwide. Mark started with Auto Talk in December of 1996, he was the radio/internet broadcast for Meguiar’s Broadcasting Network and he often appears on other radio, internet, podcasts, and TV shows for his expert automotive advice. Mark’s also judged at the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance among his many automotive ventures.

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Alex Manos is the President at Beverly Hills Car Club. He and his talented team buy and sell classic automobiles for collectors and investors worldwide. They also repair, maintain, and restore vehicles to ensure that the cars they offer their clients are the best they can be. At any given time there are over 100 automotive marques available from British, German, Italian, to American, and more. You’ll find modern super cars to unique classics.

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Adrienna "AJ" Janic is the host of the new television series Competition Ready airing on the Velocity channel. She and past Cars Yeah guest Mike Phillips travel the country helping owners get their rides ready for shoes and events. Known as AJ in the automotive world you’ll recognize her from the hit automotive make-over series Overhaulin’ on Discovery Channel International and her appearances on the Speed Channel series, Hot Import Nights and Hot Rod TV. She’s also the host of the Z-Living network series Fit, Famous, & Fabulous. As a former top model and product spokesperson, AJ has graced the covers and pages of countless magazines, ad campaigns, TV commercials, and fashion runways.

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Tamir Moscovici is a Toronto based filmmaker. Since 1995 he has directed documentaries, commercials, music videos, and films. Tamir has traveled around the world shooting many different subject matters but it’s his automotive shoots that brings him to Cars Yeah. Urban Outlaw is a portrait of past Cars Yeah guest Magnus Walker and his passion for Porsche. Tamir’s film about the man behind Gran Turismos, Kazunori Yamauchi uncovers the genius behind the game. The film Painting Coconuts documents slot car track creator and past Cars Yeah guest David Beattie and Ayrton’s Wish is about the late great Formula One Champion.

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John Campion’s remarkable path to success started on the backstage crews of rock-and-roll legends and quickly led to the boardroom of a billion-dollar company. Today, he is executive chairman of APR Energy in Jacksonville, Florida. Their specialty is in the rapid deployment of temporary power plants in parts of the world that have been affected by natural disasters or energy shortages. Having built numerous successful companies, listed on both the US Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange, John has expanded his focus on other goals which include his passion for championship-winning World Rally Cars. Part of his spectacular collection includes a Fiat 131 Abarth, Lancias, and other historic rally racing vehicles.

"I'm beyond proving naysayers wrong. At this stage of my life, what’s important is helping inspire, mentor and guide other people and to make a difference in the world."

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Peter Yorke is the CEO and co-founder of Voyomotive, where he and his team are developing an advanced IOT systems for automobiles and trucks. Peter’s professional experience includes working as a scientist, venture capitalist, and entrepreneur. He has both domestic and international experience and has started companies and operations in the USA, Europe and the Middle East. A native of California, Peter currently resides in San Francisco, California.

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Lauren Fix is The Car Coach. She is a nationally recognized automotive expert, media guest, journalist, author, keynote speaker, and television host. As a trusted automotive expert, Lauren provides an insider’s perspective on a wide range of automotive topics and safety issues for the auto industry and consumers. She is the president and founder of Automotive Aspects, a consulting firm with a wide range of multi-media services. She’s authored two books, she is an ASE certified technician, a race car driver, and mother of two. In 2015 Lauren was received the WIN Award, in 2013 SEMA Mentor of the Year, and 2012 SEMA Woman of the Year.

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Ed Bolian is working on a technology start up business, Vinwiki aimed at changing the way we look at the history of our automobiles. In 2013, Ed and two friends took a drive from New York to Los Angeles and set a new world record, completing their journey in 28 hours and 50 minutes. They drove a Mercedes Benz CL55 AMG on that trip averaging 98 miles per hour. Ed’s been in the automobile business for years having sold his exotic car rental company and he was the Sales Director at a Lamborghini, McLaren, Aston Martin, and Lotus dealer in Atlanta Georgia.

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Dan Kruse is the owner of Dan Kruse Classics in San Antonio, Texas. Along with his daughter Tiffany and their team they conduct four collector car auctions per year: San Antonio, Austin, Midland, and Houston, Texas. In his past Dan was part of Kruse International that sold several billion dollars in collector cars. That business was sold to ITT, then eBay, and now Auctions America, a division of RM Auctions. Today, at Dan Kruse Classics he and his team have over 200 years of experience making dreams come true for sellers and buyer of collector vehicles. Dan is also the Presidents and CEO at Kruse Asset Management where he works in the oilfield business helping companies buy and sell equipment and vehicles in the oil industry.

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Eric Danetz oversees U.S. print, digital sales, marketing, and live media at Fortune and Money at Time Inc.. Prior to his current role he was the Chief Revenue Officer at Defy Media where he was in charge of U.S. sales, marketing, and strategy. Fortune and Money often cover the enormous and important automotive markets in business and the collector car hobby. Eric is an enormous automotive and watch enthusiast who’s true passion is behind the wheel of a race car on the track with DeMan Motorsport.

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Carl Reese is an American endurance driver who has set more transcontinental driving records than anyone else since Erwin “Cannonball” Baker. Carl and this team set six world records in 2015 over a seven month period with the most notable being a solo motorcycle “cannonball” traveling from Los Angeles to New York. Carl did that run in 38 hours and 49 minutes. He holds the Guinness World Record for the shortest charging time to cross the U.S.A. in an electric vehicle among his many records. One of the wonderful things Carl does is to partner with the Motorcycle Relief Project where he helps our military veterans suffering from PTSD and other injuries to heal and recover.

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Malcolm Johnson is the CEO at BrynDana International where they manufacture and sell ColorBond. Colorbond is a revolutionary molecular bonding paint that penetrates deep in to plastic, vinyl, and leathers. Available in 178 OEM colors you can easily and quickly restore or change the color of leather, carpet, plastics, or metal in automobiles, trucks, cars, boats, and motorcycles with factory-look results. In 2004 ColorBond earned two world-wide performance specifications from Ford Motor Company. Some of their customers include Ford Motor Company, LMC, Corvette America, Classic Industries year 1 and tier one manufacturers Johnson Control and Visteon.

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Jim Morris is the Managing Director of Lifeline Fire & Safety Systems, founded in 1994, located in Coventry, England. They are the leading manufacturer of fire suppression and safety equipment in the motorsport and defense sectors. He is also the Managing Director of Old Hall Performance, a European distribution business specializing in high performance U.S.A. brands including Red Line Synthetic Oil, Flowmaster, Heatshield, MAC’s Custom Tie Downs, Gold Plug, BSCI seating, and more. He is the Chairman of the Motorsports Industry Association and the Governor of the Priors School. Jim is an amateur racer, enthusiast, and collector.

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Michael Silverman is from Scottsdale, Arizona where he is the owner and publisher at Vintage Motorsport magazine, the journal of motor racing history. He’s been racing vintage cars for over 16 years and his publication is known as the go-to magazine and website in the vintage motorsports world. He’s been a journalist his entire life working having worked in the showbiz trade and other venues and then in 2002, following his passion for historic race cars, he joined Vintage Motorsports as the general manager. Then in 2012 he purchased the publication. I’m a long time fan and subscriber to Vintage Motorsport magazine and if you love old race cars, you’ll love it too.

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Alex Riberas is an international motorsports racer driver from Barcelona, Spain who is currently racing with Team Seattle Alex Job Racing in a Porsche 911GT3R. His teammates are Ian James and Mario Farnbacher who are both past guests here at Cars Yeah. Alex started racing karts at the age of 12, then Formula Renault in Europe. He became a Porsche Motorsport Junior racer and competed in Porsche Carrera Cup and Supercup. He’s raced at the 24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring and Petit Le Mans. He’s the first Spaniard to win a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup race. Since founded in 1997 Team Seattle, founded by Cars Yeah guest Don Kitch and Alex Job Raising has raised over 6 millions of dollars for Seattle Children’s Hospital and Alex helped raise $500,000 of that in his efforts with the Heart of Raising and Team Seattle.

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Boris Said is an American race car driver from California who’s been racing for over 30 years. His father was Bob Said, a Formula One race driver and a U.S. Olympic bobsled driver. In his early days Boris raced motorcycles, then SCCA in the late 80s and from there he moved to the IMSA series in a BMW M3. He’s won the 24 Hours of Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. Boris has raced in NASCAR in the Craftsman Truck Series, and in cars as well and he has raced in the American Le Mans Series and he also competed in the X Games and the Baja 1000. Endurance, off road, touring cars, Boris has raced them all. Boris is a partner in a California BMW and VW dealership and he is the co-owner at K1Speed, a nationwide business with 34 indoor karting tracks.

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Ed Archer has been an automotive enthusiast for over 50 years who has run an automobile appraisal company since the 70s. He is the past President of the Model T ford Club of America, past President of the Bay Area Horseless Carriage club, Mid Peninsula Old Timer Auto Club, head Class Judge at a number of Concours d’Elegance events and co-Founder of the Annual Santa Clara Valley Model T ford Club 200 Mile Cross Country Endurance Run. He’s authored numerous articles in national automobile magazines and Ed was awarded with a Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2005 he was inducted in to the Model T Ford Speedster and Race Cars Hall of Fame. More than anything Ed loves driving old cars.

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Mario Farnbacher is from Lichtenau, Germany. He’s an international motorsports racer who is currently racing with Team Seattle Alex Job Racing in a Porsche 911GT3R. His teammates are past Cars Yeah guest Ian James and upcoming guest Alex Riberas. Mario comes from a racing family and started in karting when he was just six years old. He’s raced in the ADAC Formula Masters Series, GT Masters series in a Ferrari 458 GT3 and a Porsche 997 GT3 R. He’s run in the American Le Mans Series, 24 Hours of Nürburgring, the Sebring 12 Hours, the Tudor United Sportscar Championship, and the Lexus RC-F GT3 prototype in the VLN Series. Team Seattle, founded by Cars Yeah guest Don Kitch and Alex Job Raising has raised millions of dollars for Seattle Children’s Hospital since founded in 1997.

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Dwight T. Knowlton the founder and the creative genius behindCarpeGear.com. plus he is the first three-time guest here on CarsYeah. Dwight is an designer who is currently writing his thirdautomotive themed children’s book that is titled The Small SilverSpeedster. His prior two books, The Little Red Racing Car and TheGreatest Race were received with tremendous success around theworld garnering him awards and accolades. Dwight creates, writes,illustrates, and publishes his books then brings them to the markethimself. Today we’ll be talking about his new book and theKickstarter campaign he’s developed for this new book that he’screating for his daughter and all the father and daughters outthere. Dwight’s motto is Carpe Viam! Sieze the road and enjoy thejourney. Be sure to subscribe to the Carpe Viam Newslettertoday.

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Tommy Kendall is an American race car driver and television broadcaster best known for his IMSA GT Championships, GTU Championships, and the SCCA Trans-Am Series where he dominated in the 1990s. He ran in 14 NASCAR Winston Cup Series races, the Busch Series, and raced in the AMP Bathurst 1000, the American Le Mans Series plus the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Tommy’s been a television analyst for Champ Car, a host on Speed Test Drive, and on numerous television shows including Speed TV’s Setup and WindTunnel, Fox Sport’s Driven – A Race Without Boundaries, and recently on the TV show Porsche 911: The Icon in Evolution with Danny Sullivan and past Cars Yeah guest Patrick Long. In 2015 Tommy was an inductee in the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.

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Ken Lingenfelter is the owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, a 42 year old company that is the leader in aftermarket engineering and performance products and parts. In addition to this iconic brand, Ken owns the Lingenfelter Collection that consists of over 200 historically significant muscle cars, late model exotics, and Corvettes. It is one of the most noteworthy private collections in the United States. His mission for the collection is charity fundraising and they have raised thousands of dollars for local and national charities. Ken serves on the board for the Concours d’Elegance of America at St. Johns and is a past honorary chairperson for the Eyes On Design Cars Show in Detroit.

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Mike Hennessey is the owner of Mike Hennessy Automotive in Santa Clara, California where for over 35 years they have specialized in purchasing, restoring and selling antique, classic, and collector cars. He’s has won the W.A.V.E and CreaTive awards for his Car Guy Channel television show where he takes his viewers to exciting automotive events around the country. For over 8 years Mike has hosted the Hot San Jose Nights event that draws hundreds of cars and enthusiasts and raises monies for local charities. As Mike says, “It’s not just a car show, it’s an event for the entire family.”

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Adrian Hamilton is the Managing Director at Duncan Hamilton & Company in Hampshire, England. They have been purchasing and selling the world?s finest motor cars for over 65 years. Some of the most iconic racing cars in history have passed through the company to become part of the most prestigious collections in the world. Adrian took the reins from his father, Duncan Hamilton, who from 1947 to 1957 was one of Britain?s celebrated racing drivers. Among his many victories was Le Mans in 1953. Adrian was a racer as well competing in touring cars including the iconic Ford GT40. I?ve had the great pleasure of visiting Adrian at his facility in England and it is magical place where the English country and incredible cars come together.

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Hunter Brayton is a third generation racer from Coldwater, Michigan. His grandfather was a Sprint Car racer who set records around the country and his uncle, Scott Brayton, raced Indy Cars but tragically lost his life at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1996. His father raced in the IMSA series running in GTU and Camel Lite. Hunter started racing at 9 years old in a kart and moved to the national level at the age of 13. He raced SCCA Formula 600 at the age of 15 and that’s where he currently races today.

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Dylan Murry has been racing for eight years earning nine championships in Karts and Legends cars, and he is currently in the chase for his 10th. He won the 2010 Andretti Pro Cup Karting title, the 2012 and 2013 GSKA and Southeastern divisional championships, the 2011 and 2013 World Karting Association national championships, (in two classes) and the 2014-15 Legends Atlanta Motor Speedway Championship. Dylan raced in the 2015 Legends Series, including “Thursday Thunder” at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and he earned a test in Spraker Racing's Late Model car. Dylan was also the 22nd winner of the Gorsline Scholarship for mental training with Dr. Dallaire. Did I mention Dylan’s only 15 years old? Dylan’s father David Murry, a past Cars Yeah guest, who is a Firestone Firehawk, World Challenge Series’, and Sports Renault champion.

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Tomas Martin is the U.S. Operations Manager and designer at GTO London. He designs and offers automotive enthusiasts a line of the finest luxury goods inspired by some of the world’s greatest automotive designs. His engineered luxuries include: leather goods, cufflinks, travel accessories, key fobs, gifts, and more with distinct automotive design elements that embody the raw, simple engineering and design of motoring history. Imagine a tie-pin that is a Ferrari connecting rod, fine leather wallets and phone holders stitched like a 250 GTO seat, and you’ll get just a taste of what GTO London has to offer. Brilliantly designed, jewelry level craftsmanship, GTO London is every classic car lovers wish.

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Diane Fitzgerald is the National Director of the Hagerty Education Program at LeMay – America’s Cars Museum. She is continuing the work of the Hagerty Fund and Collectors Foundations to promote America’s automotive heritage and the interests of the collector community. Prior to her role with Hagerty Diane was the museum’s National Club Auto Director helping to reach beyond their campus in Tacoma, Washington. She’s an avid microcar and motorcycle enthusiast who has traveled the world by four and two wheels, often to exotic destinations including Bhutan and India. Diane and her husband Burt Richmond were on the board at the Museum and are major donors to this day.

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Dan Parker is from Columbus, Georgia and has been in to racing since he was 16 years old. At his company Parker Chassis, he was a fabricator, chassis builder, crew chief, and drag racer who in 2005 won the title as the ADRL Pro Nitrous Pro Mod Champion. One of his dreams was to build a Bonneville car and a tragic racing accident set him on that course. Today Dan is realizing his dream and has designed and built a custom bike that in 2013 he took to the Bonneville Salt Flats and successfully ran, setting a world record. Dan returned in 2014 and set his F.I.M. class record. And what were these records for? Dan was the first blind man to independently race a motorcycle on the salt. Dan’s motto is: “I’m not a blind man trying to race. I’m a racer who went blind.”

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Tom Collins owns and operates Tom Collins Off Road Enterprises. He is a guy who has never let a road, or the lack of one, stop him from getting somewhere. Tom builds off road tracks, provides off-road driving instruction and training for Land Rover, Porsche, Toyota, Audi, Hummer, Jeep, Ford, Nissan, Overland Expo, and SEMA. He and his teams have been the first to traverse Madagascar, Borneo, Siberia’s Elictare River Valley and the first 4X4 crossing of Colorado along the Continental Divide and the Trans America Trail. He’s won numerous events, appeared on television shows, written articles, and traveled to where few have dared venture in a vehicle.

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Sue Steele Thomas has been painting automobiles since 1988 but her art career began at the tender young age of five years old. Her unique and colorful paintings have been exhibited at invitational and juried venues around the country and hang in private collections as well. Her medium is gouache and they merge nature and the automobile in a colorful juxtaposition of the mechanics of each subject she paints. Sue is a Professor of Art, holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Radford University and she is an associate member of the Automotive Fine Arts Society.

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Bill Patterson is a world-class motionsports artist who is well known in the international motor racing world. He is the official artist at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and is seen at tracks and events around the world performing live art and showing his studio paintings. Bill has an eclectic mix of styles and looks. He paints commissions for both private and corporate clients and although he’s best known in auto racing circles, he is widely accepted in other sports including: tennis, hockey, skiing, soccer, and sailing. What’s Bill’s favorite painting ever? “The next one!”

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Jason Killmer is a professional detailer in the Pacific Northwest who owns JK Automotive Detailing and KXK Dynamics, a new company he’s just launched. He cares for a number of high-end collectible and exotic cars and often travels to detail entire collections of unique and historic vehicles. He’s been utilized as a tester of new product testing for car care companies to help them develop and improve on their products. One of his many specialties is in the area of color sanding and polishing where his skills come in to play to bring older, original paint finishes back to their original luster and shine.

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Paul Deutschman is the President at Deutschman Design in Montreal, Canada. He is one of the most respected and prolific automotive designers in North America. His work covers an impressive range of vehicle designs from exotic sports cars, to electric city cars, from utility vehicles to funky scooters, from electric boats to hand dryers. Paul has created designs for Rover, GSM New York, Specs Design, Porsche, Bombardier, and Reeves Callaway where he's designed numerous models including the GT3R, and the new AeroWagon Corvette. In 2014 the University of Hertfordshire awarded Paul with  an honorary doctorate degree in recognition of his outstanding contributions to automobile design.

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Drew Alcazar is the owner of Phoenix-based Russo and Steele Collector Automobiles and he is a recognized expert in the collector car market and restorations. He and his wife Josephine launched Russo and Steele in 2000, featuring two specialty auctions annually, one in Scottsdale and the other during Car Week in Monterey, California. They specialize in European Sports Cars, American Muscle Cars, Street Rods, and Customs. In 2016 Russo and Steele is celebrating its sixteenth year auction events and is considered one of the “Big Three” premier auctions to attend for enthusiasts and collectors alike.

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Charlie Postins grew up in Coventry, England. His father Bill Postins was a touring car racer and his grandfather Ted Loades founded Abbey Panels responsible for Jaguar C-type prototypes and the XJ220. ChaCharlie raced karts, Formula First, and a Renault Clio. In his early career he was an automotive clay sculpture working at design studios for Saab, Audi, VW, Rolls Royce and Porsche. He worked at Nissan Design America in La Jolla, California for ten years. Today Charlie has dusted off his helmet and competes as much as possible with fellow Cars Yeah guest Cameron Clay and recently won his class at the Thunderhill 25 Hour race. When he's not on the track Charlie runs a successful pet food business, The Honest Kitchen, with his wife and team where they produce human grade food for pets.

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David Murry, owner of David Murry Motorsports, is a driver for all classes who's raced for over 35 years. His company provides driver’s coaching, trackside support, track days, and automotive storage and maintenance. David started his racing career in 1981 in a Formula Ford. Since then he’s raced in the Sports Renault series, the ALMS series Petiti LeMans at Road Atlanta, the Daytona 24 Hour, and the ALMS GT2 in a Ford GT. He was a factory driver for Nissan competing in the Grand American/Rolex Series driving GT cars and he raced in Daytona Prototypes driving a Porsche powered Doran chassis. He’s also raced a Porsche 968, BMW M3-GTR and today he drives for Team TGM in a Porsche GT4 Cayman in the IMSA Continental Tire GS Series.

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James Clay owns and operates Bimmerworld which he founded in 1997 in southwest Virginia. Bimmerworld is the premier BMW tuner and performance, racing, and parts warehouse in North America. In addition to providing OEM products plus performance and racing parts, he and his group run a professional racing ream in the IMSA Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge. James’ passion for the BMW marque started with an E30 M3, a car he promptly tore apart and rebuilt to go racing. While in grad school he sold off parts of his M3 to pay for his racing habit and Bimmerworld was born. His customer’s satisfaction is the fuel that drives the company every day.

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Rico Macaraeg is a recognized creative expert in marketing, advertising, and public relations and currently leads the Marketing division of Automobili Lamborghini America. He and his team drive the brand strategy of the global iconic brand for 35 Lamborghini Dealers across Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Chile, and Brazil. Previously Rico worked at Audi and he spent a decade of service to the U.S. Government in the U.S. Navy with numerous service awards. He is the Co-Chair of the Leadership Council with Miriam’s Kitchen focused to end chronic homelessness and he is an advocate with the Semper Fi Fund.

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Steve Trafton owns and operates Black Horse Racing in Seattle, Washington. After a successful career in the banking industry, he embarked upon a series of long distance adventures that included walking, kayaking and boating. At the age of 64, in 2010, Steve set the World Land Speed Record for the AA Blown Fuel Modified Sport class at 275.401 mile per hour. That is a record that still stands. Today, Steve and his wife Katherine are preparing for the 9,000 mile Peking to Paris car rally. He is an intense advocate of the motto: “If you’re not moving, you’re standing still.”

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Ralph Marano owns Marano & Sons Auto Sales in Garwood New Jersey. For over 35 years he has been in this family owned company, now with two locations, that buys and sells cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles. Ralph has had a 38-plus year dedication and contribution to the classic car hobby with a special affection for the Packard and Darrin marque. While Packard’s are his first love, his Darrin collection is unique in that Ralph owns a Darrin from every year they were built from 1937 to 1942.

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Matt Farah is the Executive Producer and Host at The Smoking Tire in Playa Del Rey, California. Founded in 2009 as a way to improve upon his already-successful internet series Garage 419. Matt and his crew create automotive videos, reviews, editorials, and a podcast about automobiles and anything on wheels. Their Smoking Tire video series can be enjoyed on YouTube’s premium Drive Channel and you can keep up with his travels on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter as well. He's been on television shows, produced movies, and work with the Drive Network. The Smoking Tire is also available as a full service in-house production company available for editorial and promotional projects.

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Kenny Haük is the owner and founder of River Raider Off Road and Haük Designs. It all started in his parent’s garage in 2007 and quickly grew. Kenny focused his time designing and building quality products for the Jeep market. Then in 2010 Haük Designs was formed and it’s there that Kenny and his talented team design, build, and offer unique and high quality parts and accessories for Jeeps. They also build the finest turn-key off road 4X4 vehicles available. The Haük designed River Raider ST Truck set a new standard. Then followed the LS powered Dune Raider.

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Ray Shaffer is the manager of the Classic and Delivery Center at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This 27.4 acre complex is a reflection of Porsches past, present, and future. The facility includes a Human Performance training facility, business center, meeting areas, the Driving Simulator Center, Classic Workshop, and an exclusive fine dining restaurant. In the Heritage Center and Classic Gallery Ray manages an environment for guests to experience the evolution of the Porsche brand with changing displays of artifacts and iconic classic vehicles, from production models, classics, and motorsport collections. Ray's spent a large amount of time behind the wheel of a race car as well in the Motorola and Grand Am Cups, HSR, and Grand Am GT.

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Dan Davis is the Publisher and Editor at Victory Lane magazine in Palo Alto, California. Victory Lane is a monthly news and feature publication with the focus on vintage auto racing. The articles cover vintage racing events, vintage rallying, automotive collecting, and focus on individuals, their racecars, drivers, and teams. Dan also includes a classified section where there are vintage racecars and collector cars for sale. The magazine is also a go-to source for upcoming events, resources, parts, and services.

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Ryan Brutt is The Automotive Archaeologist. Ryan shares his expeditions across the Mid-West looking for automotive and motorcycle barn finds. His goal is to inspire fellow automotive enthusiasts to go out and see the world around them and visit junkyards and old barns for great old vehicles. His passion runs so deep that he’s written a book about his travels and finds titled Amazing Barn Finds And Roadside Relics, published by Motorbooks, Zenith Press.

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Frank Adeli is the founder and owner of Exclusive Option. Starting from an obsessive dilemma of how to skillfully modify the exterior and especially the interior of his personal 911 in an uprated OEM+ manner, he found great difficulty in sourcing rare and exclusive interior parts, so he decided to create them himself. At Exclusive Option he has created a team that specializes in the production of extremely high quality factory style leather and alcantara options for late model Porsches. There Frank manages and designs the production of these bespoke interior components, with dreams of becoming a full-scale supplier for other brands and eventually a renowned coachbuilder in the automotive industry.

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Dr. Andrew Feustel is a NASA Astronaut and Mission Specialist whose passion early in life to wrench on cars came full circle when he flew in to space on board the Space Shuttle Atlantis. He spent 13 days in space improving the Hubble Space Telescope’s observatory’s capabilities, removing frozen bolts, stripped screws, and stuck handrails. Then he flew on Space Shuttle Endeavour’s final mission to the International Space Station. Andrew served as the lead space walker on that trip delivering the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a cosmic ray particle physics detector that examines fundamental issues about matter and the origin and structure of the universe. And a few stats for you; Drew is the 473 person to go in to space and he’s the 473 guest here on Cars Yeah!

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Scot Elkins is the Chief Operating Officer for the non-profit Motorsports Safety Foundation (MSF). In addition to his role with MSF, Scot is a Race Director for the prestigious Mazda Road to Indy which is the development series for IndyCar. Scot is also a Steward for IndyCar while simultaneously owning TEG Motorsports Consulting, which is a company providing logistical, operational and engineering services to motorsports and automotive companies. Scot’s past includes work with IMSA, the Champ Car World Series, NASCAR, the Indy Racing League, the Atlantic Championship Series, and the Skip Barber Race Series. He is also a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers.

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Dave & Steve Schardt own and operate Forgeline Motorsports in Dayton, Ohio, a company that was founded in 1994. Steve is the Founder and Sales Manager and Dave is the President. It's there that these two brothers and a talented team manufacture the world’s finest custom made-to-order lightweight forged aluminum, street and racing performance wheels. For over 20 years Steve and David have applied their racing experience and passion for motorsports to meet their customers demands for quality products. Through high tech engineering, superior design, and unparalleled manufacturing, Forgeline provides quality, strength, safety, and durability. Both brothers are also life long motorsports enthusiasts who have raced since the 90s.

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Ron Fellows is recognized as one of North America’s most versatile and successful road racing drivers; winning races and championships from NASCAR to long distance sports car events. He is Co-Owner at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and partner at Ron Fellows Performance Driving School. As a charter member of Corvette Racing, Ron was part of the historic first victories for the iconic marque in 2001 at the Rolex 24 at Daytona the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring in 2002. He has a 21-year relationship with GM’s racing division and in 2007 Chevrolet introduced the Limited Edition Ron Fellows ALMS GT1 Champion Corvette Z06. He was inducted in to the Corvette Hall of Fame in 2011 and in 2013 Ron was inducted in to the Canadian Motorsports Hall of Fam

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Christian Messina Hembry laid the foundation for MessinaClassics in 2011 located in Stuttgart, Germany. He started with a focus on vintage Vespas which quickly grew in to all marques of collectible automobiles. He provides a platform where buyers and sellers can rely on his expertise, integrity, and attention to detail, whether selling one vehicle or your entire collection. His relationship with automotive collectors continues to grow and you’ll find classic cars at MessinaClassics ranging from Fiat, Jaguar, Porsche, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Lancia, and many more.

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Manfred Scharmach is the CEO and President at Scharmach Enterprises in Tacoma, Washington. He oversees BMW Northwest, Norhwest Mini, Seattle Mini, and the Northwest Pre-Owned Center. His is the only family owned BMW Dealership in the Puget Sound and one of the oldest BMW dealerships in the nation. The seeds of inspiration for his lifelong career, spanning over four decades, were planted by the entrepreneurial spirit of his father, Werner Scharmach who founded European Motors and BMW Northwest in 1968. Manfred sits on the board for the LeMay Museum, America’s Car Museum. He’s is SCCA racing certified and he built a ‘95 M3 race car plus he’s an avid BMW collector.

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Dave Barthmuss is the Group Manager for General Motors’ West Coast Region Communications team that includes all 24 states west of the Mississippi. Dave is a frequent speaker on the topics of alternative fuels, communication best practices, and various GM business topics. His work has earned several awards from PRSA including the 2013 PR Professional of the Year Award, Sabre, PR Week, and the Publicity Club of Chicago, as well as GM Chairman’s Honors for achievements in advanced technology communications, and Star Awards from GM’s Public Policy Center for environmental education. He was recently awarded the Volunteer of the Year award from the LA Chamber of Commerce for his continued contributions to the Southern California Leadership Network.

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Austin Cabot is the editor at TrackTuned.com, a website and podcast, SlipAngle, founded by drivers, for drivers. Austin has a long pedigree of hobby addiction including but not limited to: photography, travel, driving, people, and cars - essentially, everything that is needed for tracktuned.com to work. Helping others learn to go fast on track and sharing the amazing sport of auto racing is what he is passionate about.  Austin recently began coaching at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta. He is the Director of Partnerships and lead instructor for a new automotive lifestyle event called “Gridlife”, and has his own website aimed at the track day and autocross enthusiast.

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Jeff Mosing is the CEO and Director at Mosing Motorcars in Austin, Texas. He started racing professionally in 2009 and runs in the SCCA’s Mazda MX-5 Cup, The IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge, the Continental Sports car Challenge and the IMSA Weathertech series.  He also buys and sells collector cars. Mosing Motorcars has been open since 2012. His own collection includes an eclectic mix from a 1957 Oldsmobile 98 to a 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder. At Mosing Motorcars, they send off each car the sell with its new owner with their slogan, “Drive Yourself Happy!”

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Tony Parella is the owner of SportsCar Vintage Racing Association, SVRA. After 30 years of success in the telecommunications industry he shifted his career focus to his true passion: auto racing. He raced dirt ovals as a young man and today Tony focuses on vintage racing. Since his acquisition of SVRA Tony has transformed it from a club racing group in to a full-fledged business with a national platform. In 2016 the SVRA will present 16 race weekends at all the major American road courses including Sebring, COTA, Sonoma, and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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Brian Redman participated in 358 races in his professional career. He haled from Great Britain and was victorious, outright or in his class, in 94 of those races. He finished in the top three 177 times. His tally of classic long-distance victories included the Targa Florio, Daytona 24 Hours (three times), Sebring 12 Hours twice, Nürburgring 1000Km twice, and at the Spa 1000Km four times. He won four long –distance road racing team championships and five individual road-racing championships, the list goes on and on and on. He raced Formula 1, Formula 5000, and today Brian promotes and participates in historic race car events throughout the world.

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Alain Lévesque is a Canadian artists recognized by automotive enthusiasts throughout the world. He has painted posters for Barrett-Jackson, the New York City Concours d’Elegance in Central Park, Retromobile in Paris, and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. His art is collected by celebrities including: Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Nick Mason and I’m proud to say several of his prints hang in my home as well. Alain’s work has been published in numerous international magazines and publications. Inspired by the Art Deco and Italian Futurism movement, his work has a style and look that is unique and wonderfully suited to automobiles old and new.

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Terry Kell owns and operates The Farm, located near Ogden in the rolling countryside of Eastern Quebec. The Farm is a gathering place for business owners and executives to meet, build relationships, and discuss ideas and targets. The Farm is also a place where Terry furthers his passion for automobiles. Art and The Automobile is an annual forum Terry conducts at The Farm where the new Callaway C16 supercar was unveiled and they raised thousands of dollars for local charities. His other signature event is The Art of Transformation that employs the innovation of automotive design. His latest addition to The Farm is Carriage House Fine Automobiles where collector cars will be offered along with a delivery experience like no other.

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Skip Barber is the President and the sole owner of the world’s most beautiful and historically significant motorsports and automotive venues Lime Rock Park. He started racing in 1958 and he won his first race and held 32 track records around the country. He founded the Skip Barber Racing School in 1975 and built it in to a premier organization that launched many professional driver’s careers. Skip sold the school in 1999 and in 1983 he acquired Lime Rock Park with six other investors. Since buying them all out the track and facility has undergone massive improvements to keep this iconic track on course in to the future.

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Todd Dakarmen owns L.A. Dismantler, your source for quality late model Porsche parts. He purchased his first Porsche at age sixteen and has taken apart more cars than most body shops. As a teen, when Todd would need parts for his Porsches, he would buy a wrecked car, use what he needed, and sell the rest for a little profit. Later in life he turned his hobby in to a full time business and Los Angeles Dismantler was born. Since its conception Todd has seen upwards of 5,000 Porsches cycle through his company.

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Todd Cooperider is the President of ESOTERIC - Fine Auto Finishing, which includes Esoteric Auto Detail, EsotericCarCare.com, and the Elite Detailer Academy based out of New Albany, Ohio. Over the years Todd has published hundreds of educational detailing articles, and has trained professional detailers from all around the world in his Elite Detailer Academy. He provides consulting support to OEM vehicle manufacturers and has a worldwide reputation and following in the Ferrari community providing technical support to Ferrari clubs and owners.

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Michael Zimicki, owner of Sliderule Motorsport Inc., is a driving coach who’s been building drivers in to racers since 1990. He’s worked with many great drivers including: Graham Rahal, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Nick Harvey, Ashley Freiberg, Pippa Mann, Danica Patrick, and many others. His approach to driver coaching is to pull all the tools necessary together that they need to achieve success. He coaches his drivers to be 24 hours a day athletes and helps them to understand the “why” and “what” they are doing and he plays an integral part of their team to achieve success.

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Jerry Haussler has owned and run Rallyebadge.com since 1998. He scours the world finding authentic vintage automotive rallye badges and automobilia for enthusiasts like you and me. After years of working in the technology sector Jerry decided to follow his passion for vintage cars and turned his hobby collection badges and other automotive memorabilia in to a business. If you own an older vehicle chances are Jerry has an authentic club or event badge that will be period correct to your vehicle. Years ago I purchased a 1972 Rallye badge for my 1972 Porsche, 911S from Jerry, and it added a very cool and unique period touch to the grill.

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Adam Carolla is a comedian, actor, podcaster, radio personality, TV host and New York Times best-selling author. Add to all this Adam’s also a vintage racer. You will find the Ace-Man Adam on line at AdamCarolla.com, The Adam Carolla Show where you can listen to him weekly on his podcast Car Cast Show.com that you will find on his website, iTunes or the Adam Carolla Mobile App. He recently produced the film Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman and it’s available on DVD at Amazon or you can watch it on Amazon Prime. Today, one lucky Cars Yeah subscriber is going to get an autographed DVD of this awesome film. His co-host on CarCast is Matt D’Andria who had also been my guest here on Cars Yeah.

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Craig Booth and his wife Pamela are automotive ceramic artists who put their talents to work creating sculptures of cars and the characters who drive them. His Car-Toons company is a platform for his studio and on line business where Craig views cars as unique machines with lives of their own. Their whimsical, beautiful works of art are often made-to-order and customized to match his automobiles, bikes, boats, and even the people who own them. The details are so precise in their pieces that they get down to automotive specifications and even their customer’s eye colors. I own some of Craig’s work and they are spectacular.

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Bob Ingram is a General Partner at Hatteras Venture Partners, a venture capital firm that invests in early stage life science companies. Prior to joining Hatteras he was CEO at Glaxo-Wellcome. His passion for automobiles has spanned his life and his success in business lead him to collecting car, more specifically Porsches. The Ingram collection is focused on preserving automotive history. He often drives, shows, and shares his cars and many are featured in the book Porsche Unexpected from Coachbuilt Press. It’s a wonderful collection of photos by Michael Furman in collaboration with Randy Leffingwell and Cameron Ingram. Cam is Bob’s son, a past Cars Yeah guest, who runs Road Scholars where they acquire, restore and sell vintage Porsches.

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Paul Cain began his career at TRW Space and Defense as an industrial engineer before transitioning to TRW Automotive, working in program management in the early launch of automotive airbag crash sensors and airbag inflators. He was TRW's Director of Operations for TRW Steering and Suspension in Sydney, Australia before moving to BEI Duncan Electronics in 1999 as Director of Sales, Marketing and Program Management. He was also General Manager of Piher Sensors and Controls, North America. Paul is a committed volunteer during the Monterey car week. He serves as both the BMW CCA chief Concours judge for Legends of the Autobahn and as Co-Chairman for the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance Class Hosts. Paul has said many times: ‘Came to see the cars, returned to enjoy the friendships.’

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Bill Fleischman is the Chairman of the Board and CEO at W/F Investment Corporation and W/F Classic Cars in Los Angeles, California. Founded in 2008, W/F Classic Cars specializes in the acquisition, restoration, and sale of unique collector cars best described as exotics and post war classics. Future plans include a new facility where there will be a showroom, automotive storage facility for customer’s cars, and a clubhouse. In addition to a safe place to store vehicles an exclusive clubhouse will provide collectors with an automotive themed environment where they will enjoy their cars with like-minded enthusiasts.

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Chad McQueen is a race car driver, actor, film producer, and consummate automotive enthusiast. He has raced in many forms of motorsports including Motocross, the Baja 1000, SCCA, Vintage events, and others. He’s a big fan of early Porsches and still owns and drives his father’s 1958 Speedster in the hills around Los Angeles. It was the first new car his father purchased. Most recently Chad was a producer on a feature documentary titled Steve McQueen, The Man & Le Mans. It’s the story of a life changing passion for racing and his father’s involvement in the making of the iconic 1970 movie Le Mans. This film interweaves stunning new footage and private recordings with original interviews telling a behind-the-scenes story about risking everything to pursue a dream.

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Norman Mayersohn spent 11 years at The New York Times, where he served as the deputy editor of the paper’s Automobiles section. At The Times, he was responsible for assigning and editing articles that covered a broad array of topics, including new model reviews, technology, environmental issues, travel, and motorsports. Norman also led the expansion of Autos coverage to online platforms, including a blog, email newsletter, social media outreach and real-time coverage of key events. Norman’s first journalism job was at Car Craft magazine, a Petersen Publishing title in Los Angeles where his office was just down the hall from Hot Rod magazine.

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Antonio Brunet is the President of Motostalgia, an auction company that specializes in offering rare and collectible automobiles, procuring consignments and collections from around the globe. The company is based in Austin, Texas, with offices in Mexico City and Monte Carlo. Motostalgia is one of the few premier auction companies to bring international offerings to the U.S. market. The company is comprised of a group of motorcar enthusiasts, nostalgic about the fine automobiles of the past, and passionate about the future of the collector car industry. Now the official partner of SVRA, Motostalgia provides the true enthusiast the opportunity to enjoy two of the most exciting experiences in motorsports: auctions and vintage racing!

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Josh Lange studied Mechanical Engineering in college before transferring to Savannah College of Art and Design. There he had an opportunity to design and build the EXO Spider, which debuted at the Amelia Island Concours in 1999. Since then he’s worked on numerous automotive design and build projects including the Pangea one-off, a SEMA show car in 2003. Since then the Thomassima IIII project with Tom Meade, and a re-body of the Pangea have been on his plate. His LCIII Spider was built to showcase the evolution of his design after four years of working with the master Tom Meade of Modena, Italy, who was mentored by the maestro Medardo Fantuzzi.

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Petr Milerski is the Co-Founder and CG Supervisor at Unique & Limited – Fine Art Collectibles in Prague. Born and raised in the Czech Replublic, Petr started his career in computer graphics at 17 and after graduating from the University of Ostrava he began a career that combined his passion for automobiles with his skills using computers. He works with Cars Yeah past guest Jan Rambousek where they create advanced graphics of legendary racing and sports cars including period correct scenes producing limited edition prints. Their mission is to re-energize inspiring stories from the past by using modern technology to create premium large-scale prints, allowing present and future generations experience history like never before.

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Don Panoz is the Chairman of Braselton, DeltaWing Technology Group and managing partner of DeltaWing Racing Cars. They provide a wide range of design, engineering, manufacturing, and transportation technologies solutions committed to delivering fuel efficient, emissions-reducing technologies that benefit everyday drivers and commuters. He is also chairman of the board of NanoLumens, designers and manufacturers of large-format LED display solutions. In 2013 Don became the 29th inductee into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame. In 2014 he was the recipient of the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America’s Bob Russo Heritage Award.

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Dave Laskowski is the President of On-Site Gear in Phoenix, Arizona where they are an official distributor for the complete line of PitStop brand furniture. He’s worked in the construction business and decided to combine his talents with his passion for cars and opened PitStop. This race-themed furniture brings a very cool automotive look of your office, den, home, and garage. Designed with unique automotive features like shocks and wheel designs remind you of the automobiles you love to be around. 

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David Zubick owns and runs Racing Adventures with track locations in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Houston, and Toronto. Under the supervision of skilled and trained driver coaches you can drive on racetracks in high performance sports cars including Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Cobra or you can drive actual racecars. They offer many different motorsports programs including one or two day lessons, high performance driver education, corporate events, supercar lapping sessions and more in the vehicles of your dreams.

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Shane and Karen Mustoe are the owners of Brighton Motorsports in Scottsdale, Arizona. There they offer over 20,000 square feet of showroom, mechanical service, and repair plus a restoration facility for modern day and collector cars. At Brighton you’ll find a huge selection of newer sports cars and exotics along with vintage and classics along with motorcycles and Morgan three wheelers to all marques with a special emphasis on European cars. There’s even a cool gift shop.

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Kai Goddard is the Director of Business Development and Marketing and the Lead Professional Driver at Inde Motorsports Ranch in Willcox, Arizona. He has 21 years of experience racing sports cars, as an accomplished endurance racer with Ford, Lexus, BMW, and other marques. He has raced short track stock cars and open wheel Formula Cars. Kai has been driving professionally since 2002 with all auto manufacturers, launch events, press reveals, live stunt shows and car commercials. He was an instructor with Skip Barber and AMG Driving Academy. His father, Geoff Goddard, was a former 2-time World Superstox champion and former factory BMW touring car driver. Inde Motorsports is also a proud sponsor of Concours In The Hills that takes place this weekend in Fountain Valley, Arizona.

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Ken Johnson is the owner of Signature Graphics located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Founded in 2008, Signature Graphics is dedicated to bringing unique and custom designs to people and their vehicles. As an authorized provider of 3M, Oracal, Hexis, and Avery films he and his team use digital-format printing and they specialize in full vehicle wraps, exotic car wraps, truck wraps, signs, banners, clear body protection, and more. They use state of the art technology along with their talents to create one of a kind wraps for your special vehicles, both private and commercial applications. Signature Graphics is also a proud sponsor of Concours In The Hills that takes place in Fountain Hills, Arizona this weekend.

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Sarah Boothby is in charge of public relations for Gateway Classic Cars, the world’s largest classic car company located in St. Louis, Missouri. Their headquarters features 126,000 square feet of all things cars including an in house theater, gift shop, and lots of cars. There they sell collector cars for private owners and have consigned over 6,000 vehicles in over 13 years in business. A visit to their website provides you with access to their massive selection of collector cars for sale. Buyers from all over the world have purchased from their website.

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Barrie Wills has spent over 50 years in the global automotive industry. His first book, John Z, the DeLorean and Me: Tales from an insider published by DeLorean Garage, is a unique look from the perspective of the longest serving employee of DeLorean Motor Cars Limited. His tale focuses on the years during the troubles in Northern Ireland when the production of the DeLoren took place. Barrie has worked for and with Jaguar Cars, Reliant Motor Company, Lotus, Rover, Kia, Fiat, Lamborghini, and many others throughout his life.

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