Cars Yeah with Mark Greene (general)

Genna and Olivia Gentry are this year’s Grand Champions of The Great Race. It’s an annual event that has been running since 1983 where participants enjoy driving old cars over multiple days, on public roads, over a set course and time allotment.

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Pal Negyesi came up with the idea for a new magazine last year in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photographer Gabor Meyer sent Pal some great photos of a Stout Scarab to be used in a Hungarian classic car magazine. His photos inspired the idea for a new quarterly magazine titled Rare & Unique Vehicles, which aims to show and interpret the rarest and the most unique vehicles from the world of classic motoring.

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No stranger to the collector car world, Nick Ellis turned his love of restoration and preservation into a business. Nick joined the RPM Foundation in 2018 to manage their grant process and was recently named Executive Director. The RPM Foundation supports restoration and preservation training programs for the next generation of automotive, motorcycle and marine craftsmen. 

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Karlo Flores and his navigator Juan Carlos Salgado won the 2020 Sport Mayor class of La Carrera Panamericana. Long celebrated as one of the most intense, grueling challenges in motorsports, La Carrera is an epic undertaking for teams given the seven days and 2,000 mile endurance run through the winding tight roads of Southern Mexico. 

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Sam Smith is a journalist and media specialist with extensive experience specifically in Formula E, endurance sports car racing, and many other categories of motorsport. His new book Formula E: Racing For The Future  is a behind-the-scenes look into the world premier all-electric racing series.

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Glen Egan is the new Chairman at the Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance taking place July 18 at Crystal Springs Golf Course in Burlingame, California. There will be over 200 collector cars on display and they will honor the BMW and Ford marques.

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Jane Thurmond is a performance driving instructor, a motorsports Lifestyle journalist and host of her own LIVE series on Instagram titled, Riding Shotgun TV. Her dream is to show that regardless of age, with a little extra focus on the moms who are done raising their kids, “it’s now their time to shine!”

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Welshman David Withers is the CEO of StarterMotor. The charity is heralding the ’next generation’ imperative and putting it front and central in all its activities from supporting apprenticeships, special events for young people, career fairs, to providing a fleet of classics for young people to use and enjoy.

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Chris Bright is the co-founder of Collector Part Exchange, the first online marketplace designed exclusively for collector vehicle parts. Chris has worked in high tech startups for more than 25 years, most recently he was co-founder of a leading legal software company called Zapproved that was acquired by Vista Equity Partners.

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Super Bowl-winning, Hall of Fame Coach, Dick Vermeil will be at the 4th Annual Philadelphia Concours e’Elegance that takes place on July 17 at the Simeon Foundation Automotive Museum. He is driving support for a cause near to his heart, Cool Cars for Kids. It is a nonprofit established at the concours in affiliation with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Harold Osmer is an author who has written Where They Raced Turn 3, Auto Racing Venues in Southern California, 1900 – 2020, a long awaiting revision of his original classic Where They Raced which has been out of print since 2012.

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Bart Kuykens is a commercial photographer who following the global success of his hugely successful automotive art books 'A Flat6 love affair', has attracted the attention of world-class actors, musicians, and media personalities who became subjects of his grainy, visually-rich and powerful black and white portraits. 

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Guy Kaplinsky is the CEO and Co-Founder of ASKA Drive & Fly by NFT, where they bridge the gap between aviation and automotive through the pioneering development of the first viable consumer eVTOL road and air vehicle. That’s right, a flying car.

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Terry Earwood has been the Chief Instructor for Skip Barber racing for over 35 years. He was a Champion factory Hemi Super Stock drag racer and has raced in numerous events, taught state patrol driving classes, the list goes on and on.

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Michael Whitesel inherited ,from his great grandfather, a rare 1919 Cunningham, a car that was on the lawn at Pebble Beach in 2000. His newly launched website titled OldCarJourney.com documents this vehicle as he returns the car to road worthy condition and plans an epic journey.

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Steven Harris is an architect in New York and Professor of Architecture at Yale. 16 of Steven’s Porsches are currently on display at the Saratoga Automobile Museum through the summer in Saratoga Springs New York.

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Don Kutschall is lead driving instructor at Skip Barber Racing School for all racing and driving programs. From 1990 to the present he has been an instructor with the Skip Barber Racing School and continue to do private coaching in various series including the Ferrari Challenge.  

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Jeff Snyder is the Founder of Jeff’s Resurrections where he and his team bring back to life the world’s finest cars. Located in central Texas he started his restoration business in 1990 and their projects range across an extraordinarily diverse spectrum of classics, exotics, and antique vehicles.

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Bruce Pascal has a collection of over 4,000 Hot Wheels cars including many rare prototypes.  Bruce has the holy grail of Hot Wheels, the rare Pink Beach-Bomb #1 prototype. Only two exist and his is the best example. 

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Jenna Zhang is the founder and creative director of Olympus Watch Co., a luxury Swiss watch brand that up-cycles salvaged supercars into one-of-a-kind timepieces. Her design philosophy is inspired by her time living abroad in London and Milan. 

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Neal Giordano is the Founder and Editor of the North Carolina Hot Wheels website, nchwa.com, which is one of the oldest Hot Wheels websites on the internet. He launched it in 1996 as his passion for collecting Hot Wheels and 1:1 scale cars was rampant.

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Joe Ottati is a Co-Founder of VALT AutoClub where he’s in charge of event and rally planning. It is an automotive lifestyle and event business based in Northern California that he started with two friends in early 2020, one of which is past Cars Yeah guest Robert Eppley.

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Roberto Olivo is the COO of the startup Automobili Estrema, coordinating their new all electric Fulmenia hypercar. He has over 40 years of experience in the global automotive industry. He was one of the founders, managers, and racing driver of BRC Racing Team.

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Sean Cridland is an automotive journalist, photographer, and author with over 100 articles in print. Today he’s back on Cars Yeah to talk about his new three book series titled Brumos: An America Racing Icon.

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Peter Cline is the Executive Director and Founder of Vet Motor Sports. Their mission is to place qualifying participants within a wide range of motorsports-related activities from amateur events up to professional race teams.

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Cameron is the founder of Unlo Motor Club, a shared-vehicle startup, delivering access to enthusiast-curated vehicles, including Porsche, BMW, to powerboats for a monthly subscription fee. Unlo also hosts automotive events where enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of experiences.

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Robert Eppley is the Co-Founder, Event Partnerships and Operations Manager, and self-described Energizer Bunny at VALT Auto Club. It is an automotive lifestyle and event business based in Northern California.

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Ian Karr talks about his new YouTube channel where he shares his passion for restoring cars including a Porsche 914. He is the founder of IKA Collective, a creative and content-driven production agency currently in its 35th year. IKA’s credits encompass television series, promos, commercials and original digital content.

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Alexander Klatt is the Chief Creative Officer at Automobili Estrema, a new player in the High-end electric vehicle arena. He is an automotive designer whose expertise lies in understanding the wholistic creation process of a new vehicle, from exploration to conception to 3D modeling and surfacing for tooling. 

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Will Lockwood is an engineer, restorer, fabricator, and builder who is part of the team at Kindigit Design where they build incredible custom rides.

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Gianfranco “Franco” Pizzuto is the Chief Executive Officer of Automobili Estrema. Estrema is a new player in the High-end electric vehicle arena and they are manufacturing in a low volume zero emission hypercar and supercar called the Fulminea. 

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Rick Kopp has owned and raced everything from motocross at age eight to drag racing in door cars. He continued drag racing at the sportsman level in the Top Dragster and Nostalgia Nitro Funny car classes and has been competing for nearly 30 years.

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Jeff Alon is the Owner and Operator of the New York Transmission Group and a producer and online talent for the Autolab Radio Show. With over 40 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket service industry, Jeff is the show’s in-house transmission and driveline expert. 

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Allen Bentley is an artist who for the past two decades dedicated his art to creating ballroom dancers on canvas and paper, but now he has switched gears into vintage automobiles. Allen has found what he calls “the through-line”… Motion and now his car series titled, "Momentum", Allen marries that interest and his love for driving into a beautiful compendium of speed and exhilaration. 

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Jillian Romero - Chaves is the President of Ontario Auto Center where she touches just about every piece of the business including customer service, parts, sales, service techs, all while working with 19 globally recognized automotive brands and dealerships and thousands of new and pre-owned vehicles under 15 rooftops.

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Scott Whitehead is the owner of Benchmark Motoring, Scrape Armor, and Med Spec. His headquarters are in Bellevue, Washington where he uses modern technologies to design and manufacture the finest solutions for automotive enthusiasts and more.

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Aaron Richardet is the Founder of Osprey Custom Cars. He and his team have been restoring and building bespoke Land Rover Defenders since 2013.

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Between 1997 and 2014, Tom Kristensen won the world’s toughest motor race, the Le Mans 24 Hours, a record nine times and finished on the podium on five more occasions. He raced Le Mans for 18 years in a row. Tom shares in his new book, titled Mr. Le Mans, his deepest personal reflections and insights from inside and outside the cockpit. 

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Richard Charlesworth had a long career with Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars going back to 1974. Richard is now Chairman of the Steering Committee and co-presenter for the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace, and co-presenter of the London Concours. He has also acted as Master of Ceremonies at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering since 2004.

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Bryan Emrich is the President of Engine Ice, the #1 coolant and antifreeze in the Powersports industry. Engine Ice Hi-Performance Coolant, is globally recognized as the premier choice in power sports coolant and antifreeze and the brand has made a jump into the automotive market.

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Ben Guynan is the Sales Director and spearheading the launch of a new international Concours d’Elegance event titled Auto Royale, that takes place this July in the UK as the former Rothchild’s family home of Waddeson Manor. 

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Bill Vallely is the Founder of Collision Training Institute, a one-stop-shop for all collision repair, training, and preparation. He and his team assist shops in maximizing profit, efficiency, and they serve as an advocate for their services. They train claims adjusters as well and they support at the OEM level. 

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John Oreovicz is a lifelong car enthusiast, whose passion led him to a successful and fulfilling career as a motorsports journalist. His newest book it titled “Indy Split” that  will be released by Octane Press on May 30. The book focuses on the politics and infighting that prevented the sport of Indy car racing from achieving its potential.

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Rick Barnett is the Chairman at The Concours at Pasadera. Now in its third year this event launches Car Week on the Monterey Peninsula and in 2021 features the “Tribute to Le Mans”. Rick is an avid collector of fine art, automobiles, and automotive memorabilia.

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Bruce MacInnes has been professionally coaching racing drivers for over 40 years & has successfully competed in a wide variety of Production cars, Formula cars, & Prototype racers. As a Senior Instructor at The Skip Barber Racing School, Bruce's credentials are inspirational. 

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Adam Allen is the owner of RetroClassic Clothing, a range of classic-vehicle inspired designs for enthusiast. Whether your passion is on two wheels or four, has propellors or steam, his designs will delight.  Adam is all about old school cool.

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Paul Kilvington is Head of Bespoke Design at Twisted North America. Twisted creates all-new vehicles born from the timeless Land Rover® Defender. Their builds include contemporary technology, luxurious features, exclusive powertrain elements and numerous other painstakingly created details. 

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Somer Hooker is an expert in the world of vintage motorcycles. He is the chief judge at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering, the Pinehurst Concours, The Cobble Beach Concours, Chattanooga Motor Festival, Audrian Concours , Pinehurst Concours and Salon Prive at Blenheim Palace, UK.  He is a member of The International Council of Judges Advisory Group known as ICJAG. 

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William Jeanes has been a major figure in automotive journalism for more than three decades. His latest book it titled The Road To Pickletown and it is not what you would expect from an automotive journalist. It showcases his wit and humor that characterized his writing for automotive magazines with the forward by political satirist and journalist P.J O’Rourke.

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Peter Larsen is a specialist in coachwork and coach building with special focus on the French. He serves as a judge at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, as well as on the Selection Committee of the Concours and he judges at a number of concours d’elegance around the world. His newest book is entitled: Joseph Figoni, Le Grand Couturier de la Carrosserie Automobile is about Alfa-Romeo chassis bodied by Figoni.

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Belinda Sarooei is often referred to as the online ambassador for Mercedes-Benz. She active in multiple events, earned a First in Class at the 2019 Legends of the Autobahn during Pebble Beach Car Week. Her Fintail, known as Finny, and she takes her cars to charity events and is very active in local schools educating and encouraging girls that they be anything that they want to be.

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Jordan Smith is a high school student at West-Mec pursuing her education in the automotive sector. She was the top female student in TechForce’s Peer-Network beta test. TechForce helps any and all ages to advance their career options. 

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Kassidy Nixon is an 18 year old student at Central Carolina Community College where she is studying automotive restoration, collision repair, and refinishing. She is an RPM scholar, FutureTechs Rock Automotive Restoration student of the year for 2020, Collision Repair Education Foundation 2019 student of the year runner up, CCCC outstanding student in Automotive Restoration and in Collision Repair and Refinishing.

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Sheri Harbour de Vos is the Marketing and Events Director at Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo, the Portland Ferrari dealership. After a twist of fate she found herself working at Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo as the Marketing Director which later brought her to a time as the Director as Avants Portland Car Club.

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Alexis Chacchia is the Vice President of Operations at Premier Financial Services which is one of the nation’s leading finance companies specializing in exotic, vintage and luxury cars. This allowed the exotic and luxury car consumer to payoff or trade their vehicles at any time providing flexibility of financing and the tax benefits of leasing.

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James O’Kane is the Founder of O’Kane Lavers, a hub for motor car collectors from around the world. They handle sales and acquisitions for the finest and most important vehicles from a variety of marques and years. Their global network allows them to provide a personal experience and advocacy for both sellers, buyers, and collectors alike.

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Dennis Gage is the owner of MadStache, a production company he’s had since 2010. MadStache is a full-service multimedia company specializing in television programming, corporate videos, commercial production, 2D and 3D animation, DVD authoring, and web design.

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Kaity Truble is a Junior at West-Mec High School pursuing an education in the automotive field. She is a great example of the next generation of automotive enthusiasts who already know what she wants to do in her career. She knew she wanted to be in the industry at age 12 and already has her tax ID and an LLC business license for the day she opens her own shop. 

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Brad Horstmann is a North American gentleman race car driver currently racing with Riley Motorsports and Foreign Cars Italia in the Ferrari Challenge North America Series.  He has finished on the podium in 65% of his races entered including 8 class wins.

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Jennifer Maher serves as CEO of TechForce Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission of championing students to and through their education and into careers as professional technicians in the auto, diesel, collision, aviation, restoration, motorcycle, marine and motorsports industries. 

And I am very proud to say TechForce Foundation is Cars Yeah charity of choice.

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In 1999, Chris Brown founded RateGenius, Inc., a multi-state, web-based loan company specializing in automotive refinance. Chris continually works with lending institutions to ensure RateGenius offers loans which benefit customers while also meeting the lenders' predetermined guidelines. 

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Carl Anthony is the Managing Editor of Automoblog and AutoVision News.  As the host for AutoSens Insights, he plays an active role in the thrice-yearly AutoSens conference for autonomous driving in Brussels, Detroit, and Hong Kong. 

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Alicia Elfving is the founder of TheMotoLady.com, the world's leading websites for women who ride, as well as the world's first Women's Motorcycle Show. Her book titled The Motolady’s Book Of Women Who Ride is a collection of motorcycle heroes, trailblazers, and record-breakers. 

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Tracy Powell is a veteran journalist with more than 20 years’ worth of writing, editing and project management in a variety of industries, including automotive, with more than 500 articles published. These days he operates his own publishing business, Powell House Creative Services, that involves ghostwriting and book production. 

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Frank Fanelli won “Bitchin’ Boot Camp” that landed him a job at Dave Kindig’s shop Kindig-it Design, and so started his career in the automotive industry after years of car restoration being his hobby and passion.

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Zack Williams is the Head of Business Operations at Clasiq, an all-new, truly independent on-line classic car auction experience that is built by the community, for the community. 

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Mercedes Lilienthal is an award-winning photojournalist and PR/marketing consultant that creates unique content involving vehicular adventure travel, the automotive industry as a whole, and women making a difference within it. She and her husband Andy, run a blog site and related social pages called Crankshaft Culture.

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Alex “Sharky” Ross owns and operates Shark Werks, a Porsche focused business he founded in 2005. Their 3.9 liter and 4.1 liter GT3 engines have been lighting up Porsche cars everywhere and you’ve probably seen them playing with Jay Leno and Joe Rogan in multitudes of online and print automotive publications over the past 15 and a half years.

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Michael Mitchell is the Curator of Collections at the BMW CCA Foundation Museum. The Foundation is part of the BMW Car Club of America, an organization of over 60,000 members. Their vision is to be a living repository of BMW information and to benefit the motoring community. 

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Richard Truesdell has been an automotive photojournalist for over 25 years. He has photographed and collaborated on over 25 automotive books from all marques and genres. His latest venture, a collaboration with Mark Fletcher on the book titled 1970 Maximum Muscle cars.

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Mark is a Muscle car collector that has experienced all makes of muscle cars of the late 60’s and early 70’s. 1970 Maximum Muscle is the second, of a three-book collaboration with his friend Richard Truesdell who not only assisted in the writing of this book, but was also the primary photographic contributor. 

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Stewart Bartley is Treasurer and Board Member of Old Town Festival of Speed and Style in Alexandria, Virginia. Today he is combining his professional real estate experience with his automotive passion to develop the Dominion Lux Garage Condominiums at Dominion Raceway and Entertainment near Fredericksburg, Virginia. 

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David Morris is Chief Merchandising Officer at CarParts.com. Car Parts is a technology-driven eCommerce company improving the way drivers shop for the parts they need. 

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Alex Ilie owns and operates A1 Detailing. He is an automotive detailer in Zurich, Switzerland. Originally from Timisoara, in Romania, he has lived in Germany where he honed his detailing skills at a Mercedes-Benz dealership. Through training he earned a multitude of detailing certificates with Ai Detailing and quickly expanded his business and client list. 

 

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Kirk is the Chief Operating Officer for Skip Barber Racing School and joined the racing industry after having served a distinguished 24-year career in the Marine Corps, the majority of which was spent in the Intelligence and Special Operations communities. 

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Garry Foster loves writing about and photographing historic automobiles. His love for the design and curves drove him to write a new book titled Chrome and Colour. His are stories about craftsmanship and design with the forward by past Cars Yeah guest and author Tom Cotter. 

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Paul DaCruz has worked in advertising, television, and publishing for over 30 years. He has held advertising positions with the Golden Gate Chapter BMW Club and the Pantera's Owners Club of America. Paul founded events including BAM3 - (BAY AREA M3) which were the largest gathering of vintage BMW E30 M3 cars on the West Coast. He has done work for Corvette Magazine, Bimmer Magazine, Excellence Magazine, and Sports Car Market Magazine. 

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Deb Pollack, publicist for boutique restoration house Singer Vehicle Design, has served the car community since the late ‘80s.   A philanthropist at heart, since 2008 she’s teamed cars and camaraderie to support the challenges of Parkinson’s disease – most notably as founder of Drive Toward a Cure, a nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to finding a cure.

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Kasia ‘Kat’ Jones is new to the automotive scene. She made her debut 4 years ago with her 1950 Chevy fastback she nicknamed “Mel”. With Mel she’s learned how to do metal work, suspension work by installing an air bag system, engine work, and she has taught herself how to pinstripe. 

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Kendra Sommer owns and operates CWK Media and her brand ‘Crusin’ With Kendra’.  She and her team travel around the world working with industry manufacturers, publications, automotive, and marine companies.  Kendra’s flagship program will start airing on the XTRA Network, channel 255, on Direct TV soon.

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April Morris is the Sponsorship & Communications Manager of The Peninsula Hotels Signature Events, organizers of renowned motoring events The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering and The Quail Motorcycle Gathering hosted annually at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California. 

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Allison Harding is the new Chief Operating Officer of Vintage Air. For the past three years, she has worked as a manufacturing engineer before transitioning into Special Projects Manager, where she focused on product development and design. She has a background in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University. 

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Recently appointed as the Marketing Director at Kahn Media, Rebecca Nguyen leads the marketing and project management efforts that drive top-tier results to their network and clients.  Nguyen found her passion for automobiles through motorsports photography in 2012 and has provided media coverage for various media outlets, motorsports series and automotive events.  

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Michele Roe is the Owner and creative force at Stabin Cabin Airbrushing.  For over 10 years she’s been designing and creating custom designs and paintings her creative designs on everything from motorcycles to aircraft, gumball machines to skateboards, automobiles, and even toilet seats! 

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Sophia Tsingos-Freehling, her friends call her Sofi, owns and operates GT-MOTO. Sofi and GT-Moto is also committed to supporting the fight for a cure for cancer, and is proud to donate a portion of all profits to support cancer research and those who have been affected.

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Lyn St. James is named one of the “Top 100 Female Athletes of the Century” by Sports Illustrated. She has set 21 national and international speed records and competed in the Indianapolis 500, taking Rookie of the Year honors in 1992. She competed in 15 IndyCar races, 7 Indy 500s, twice at the 24 Hours of Le mans with victories at the IMSA Series at Watkins Glen, Road America, Daytona, and Sebring. 

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Courtney Ferrante is the Director of The Peninsula Hotels Signature Events, organizers of renowned motoring events The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering and The Quail Motorcycle hosted annually at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California. Today, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering is widely regarded as one of the most preeminent motoring events in the world. 

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Emily Reeves and her husband Aaron produce and host their Flying Sparks Garage YouTube page. From building cars to flying airplanes they share their automotive filled lives with their loyal followers. They honeymooned on the Hot Rod Power Tour in 2007, a week-long road trip with thousands of hot rods. 

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Jaime Hjelm is the co-owner along with her sister Naomi of their automotive repair shop they call Wicked Wrench Company. She owns a fleet of taxis and is a taxi meter dealer, mother to twin 16 year old boys and competed on Motor Trends ‘Bitchin Boot Camp’ by Bitchin Rides, season 1 in 2020 with her brother Frank. 

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Melanie White is the president of Hellwig Products. Founded in 1946, Hellwig Products manufactures forged steel suspension products for a variety of vehicles including recreational vehicles, trucks, and SUVs and is an OE supplier for Oshkosh, Freightliner, and the United States military. 

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Laura Fisher is the Petersen Automotive Museum’s Archivist.  As the archivist for the Petersen Automotive Museum, Laura describes her job as, “taking care of everything that is not a car” and acts as a conservator, librarian, archivist, and special collections caretaker for the Museum. 

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McKinlee Riley followed her dad around his auto shop for years, begging to be taught. What began as a love of cars and dirt bikes, has evolved into education, competition, and a real love for absolutely anything that moves with a motor. 

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Brandee Sanders is the Vice President of Marketing at Modal, a company that provides e-commerce to the world’s leading automotive dealers and brands. She is an award-winning marketing technologist leading global digital, data science, analytics, and demand-gen teams from start-up and rapid growth to IPO.

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Christina Lam is a racer, an engineer, and co-owner of the Hi-Speed Motorsports race team. She now competes in the SCCA Majors and Hoosier Super Tour in the Touring 1 class in her M3 and a Honda HPD TCA Civic Si factory race car.   

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Angela Hucke is the Curator at the Bugatti Trust Museum and Study Centre at Prescott in the United Kingdom. She has been passionate about historic cars and more specifically Bugattis for as long as she can remember.

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Izzy Wright is the future of women in automotive tech. She was born and raised in San Diego, California and recently graduated high school where she was elected to be the ambassador for the Automotive Tech career pathway. Having to finishing school in the middle of a pandemic, Izzy had a strong desire to utilize my skills and get back under the hood of a car. 

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Joan Klatil Creamer became General Motors first female ‘Exterior Designer” for Production Cadillac and Advanced Buick after graduating from Cleveland Institute of Art in Industrial Design. Her next career move was with General Electric in Consumer Electronics, Appliances, and Wiring. She then started her own freelance business in product design.

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Emily Morris is a Product Development Engineer working in the Bay Area. Over the last fourteen years, she has worked in the Aerospace, Automotive, and Medical Device industry as a Manufacturing Engineer. 

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Rachel Meyer started racing, with her sister Megan, when she was just 8 years old. She raced Jr Dragsters for about 10 years then moved up into a super comp dragster and eventually the Top Alcohol Dragster ranks.  She clinched her first championship win in 2020 as the NHRA Central Regional Championship. 

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Lisa Boggs is the Director of Motorsports at Bridgestone Americas Motorsports. She joined Bridgestone in 2013 bringing 20 years of motorsports experience including advertising, integrated communications, on and off-track activation, content development, and crisis management. 

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