Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

Jeremy Hunziker is the Brand Specialist at O’Gara Group La Jolla. They are an award winning factory-authorized dealer for Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Koenigsegg, Lamborghini, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Jeremy joined O’Gara five years ago after circumnavigating the glove prior to college graduation. He is an avid motor sports enthusiast who also enjoys diving, and surfing. The O’Gara Group is a proud sponsor of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance which takes place April 6,7 and 8 overlooking the Pacific Ocean at Ellen Browning Scripps Park at the La Jolla Cove.

 

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Chris Erickson is a real estate professional in Rancho Santa Fe, California. Years ago he started the Secret Car Club, a weekly gathering of like minded enthusiasts which quickly grew in to social gatherings and events. From that he has created the Secret Car Club Events venture where he and his team create private experiences throughout Southern California. They incorporate vintage cars, boats, aircraft, equestrian events, and delicious food for people with discerning tastes. Whether yours is a small private party or corporate event, Chris creates unique and thoughtful outings that are easy and fun. Chris is also in his fourth year as the Tour Chairman of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. He was a Concours Judge for the event for the past three years. 

 

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Bob Kerner is a Board Member of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, and the Senior Vice President of Lockton Insurance Brokers. Lockton provides their clients, who are ultra-high net worth families, insurance protection for their offices, homes, estates, collectibles, yachts, aircraft, automobiles, and more. Bob’s support for the La Jolla Concours includes assisting in generating sponsorship money, managing the photography and videography, and working with sub-committee members who secure automobiles for the event. Bob’s a frequent attendee at Pebble Beach Car Week, Amelia Island Concours, the Copperstate 1000 rally, as well as numerous automotive actions around the country.

 

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Nigel Matthews is a Chief Judge at numerous concours events throughout the world. Originally from Oxfordshire, England, Nigel has lived in Vancouver, British Columbia for over 43 years where he worked as a red seal designated licensed automotive technician and member of the Guild of Master Craftsmen, repairing and restoring Rolls-Royce and Ferrari automobiles. The past 23 years Nigel has been in the classic and exotic car insurance industry and currently serves as Global Director of Private Client Services for Hagerty Insurance. Since 2005 Nigel has judged most of the major concours events around the globe and he has written classic car columns in the Canadian press and numerous automotive magazines. You’ll see Nigel at concours events including:  Pinehurst, Pebble Beach, The Cartier Concours, Hershey, and in New Delhi, Germany, Florence, England, and of course the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance.

 

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Michael Dorvillier is the Chairman of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, a role he’s had for the last 7 years. This is a fantastic event that takes place in La Jolla, California overlooking the Pacific Ocean, just north of San Diego. This show is one of The La Jolla Historical Society’s major fundraising events. Michael is a Founding Partner of Symbio Financial Partners and a Registered Principal and Financial Advisor with LPL Financial. He has over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. Michael is a passionate antique car collector who was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Michael also serves on the Board of Directors for the La Jolla Village Merchant Association.

 

Regular listeners of Cars Yeah will recall Michael was guest number 165 several years ago.

 

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Sean Cridland owns Visions of Power.com where he is an automotive photographer and journalist located in James Spring, New Mexico. Sean is a member of The Motor Press Guild, The International Motor Press Association, and the American Society of Media Photographers. No doubt you’ve seen his photography in many automotive publications.

 

Hurley Haywood’s racing career goes all the way back to 1969 when he raced with Peter Gregg at Watkins Glen. He built his career behind the wheel of a #59 Brumos Porsche, racing for the Jacksonville, Florida-based team that’s lasted over 40 years. The number of major race wins and championships he accumulated in his career makes him the most successful endurance racing driver in history. 

 

Together they have created a very exciting new book titled Hurley: From the Beginning Now, This book is 420 pages with over 650 photos, Haywood tells it all. From the beginning. 

 

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Mel Craig is the Founder and President of HB Detailing Pros in Huntington Beach, California. He’s been in the car care business for over 40 years owning numerous types of auto detailing companies. He also has facilities throughout the USA, Australia, and several other countries. Born and raised in Southern California his passion and lifestyle revolves around two things;  his love of surfing and the classic car industry and you’ll often find him at the beach in his 1965 Ford Falcon. His specialty is high end paint correction and he often travels, speaks to, and trains others in the art of paint correction, defects, and the foundations of car care. Mel recently launched his brand new car care product line called Car Smart Products.

 

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Steve Linden is the CEO at Specialized Vintage Vehicle Services in Smithtown, New York. For over 30 years Steve has been recognized as an expert in vintage, classic, and collector motorcar appraisals, valuations, inspections, pre-purchase consulting, global shipping, and as an expert witness. He recently co-founded Chrome Strategies Management where they provide multi-tiered consulting and services to automobile collectors. Steve holds the USPAP designation as a Qualified Appraiser, sits on the N.A.D.A. Advisory Board, and he is the author of Car Collecting: Everything You Need to Know. He was the Founding Editor of Hemmings Classic Wheels and is a regular Automotive Columnist for Newsday.

 

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Dennis Gray is one of the best-known lensmen in American motorsports. His San Francisco-based career began in the early 1950s when his father took Dennis to a dirt-track jalopy race at the Merced County Fairgounds. He was a team photographer for the George Dyer Racing Team, the Spalding’s Can-Am Team, and the official photographer for the RJ Reynolds IMSA series. He’s snapped images for Ford, Porsche, Cadillac, Buick, Jaguar, Honda, Pirelli and Goodyear, Apple, Gallo Winery, Henry Winehard Beer and numerous other companies as an advertising photographer. Today Dennis is the senior photographer for Sports Car Digest. You’ll also see his work in Vintage Racecar and Excellence magazines. He is a member of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association and Western Automotive Journalists.

 

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Chris Bruno is the Co-Founder and CEO of Rally Rd., a free app that allows members to invest in blue-chip collector automobiles. Rally Rd. is a marketplace for making investments in classic cars the same as the way you buy and sell stock. Their mission is to democratize alternative asset investing by providing access, liquidity, and transparency to markets that have traditionally been available to a select few. Chris is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in financing, managing, and scaling venture-backed media companies. He co-founded Network of One, a data-driven content investment platform focused on the YouTube marketplace and Healthguru, a leading health information video platform for the web. Along with his co-founders Max Niederste-Ostholt and Rob Petrozzo, Rally Rd. allow investors to put their money to work in assets they are passionate about. 

 

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Simon Hope is the Founder and Chief Auctioneer of H&H Classics in the United Kingdom. He has over thirty years of experience on the rostrum in auctioning specialist commodities. In addition to classic cars, motorcycles, and aircraft he has sold a host of other genres. Simon has been an avid classic car enthusiast from an early age and purchased his first classic car, a 1947 Sunbeam Talbot Ten saloon in 1974. Since then he’s owned dozens of classics including Jaguars, Aston Martins, Maseratis, Lotus, Ferraris and and many other marques. Simon has raced, run the London to Brighton event, the Mille Miglia, Peking to Paris, and numerous rallies. In 2018 H&H celebrates their 25th consecutive year as a specialist auctioneer of Classic Cars and Motorcycles. Congratulations Simon!

 

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Dr. Maggie Stys and Dr. Roberto Sicconi are with TeleLingo and Lingofit. Roberto is the Founder and CTO of TeleLingo, and Maggie is the Founder and CEO. LingoFit is their new B2B technology company that develops proprietary IP software that utilizes machine vision and artificial intelligence to act as your co-pilot and safety system while driving. Recognized as a leader in the use of disruptive technologies and creative business models, Roberto is working to enhance mobility and quality of life. Maggie is an accomplished technologist with a focus and passion for intelligent conversational machines. The focus at LingoFit is putting attention back in the driver’s seat. Think of LingoFit as someone who is watching your driving behavior and alerting you to potential problems.

 

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Luis Martinez was born and raised in Cuba. His passion for sports cars and racing was launched when his father took him to watch the Havana Grand Prix in 1960. Inspired by watching Sir Stirling Moss take the checkered flag piloting a white Birdcage Maserati he recalled that day and in 1998 wrote his first motorsports article. He has since authored two career development books, Getting There and Getting There Volume 2 plus many business and motorsports articles for Gannett, Motorsports Marketing Resources, Victory Lane, and many others. He holds a B.A in Psychology and a Masters in Counseling and is a Certified Track Instructor at the level of Mentor Instructor.

 

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Farid Ahmad is the C.E.O. & Founder of Dealer Solutions North America. A company that owns and operates three other companies which all provide different services to the automotive industry. These companies include; DEALER SOLUTIONS North America, Auto Careers Group and Right Fit Plus. After working in the automotive industry for the last 30 years in the U.K., the United States and Canada, Farid is considered an industry expert in recruitment and hiring and has been a guest speaker for Chrysler Canada, Porsche Canada as well as other automotive industry groups. Farid and his team at Auto Careers Group have interviewed and placed over 1,500 candidates in the retail automotive industry over the past seven years. DEALER SOLUTIONS NORTH AMERICA has become the largest Mergers & Acquisitions Company in North America

 

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Georgia Durante is the Founder of Performance Two a company that provided stunt drivers for the movie and automotive industries. She’s performed in hundreds of national and international television commercials as a stunt driver as well as appearing in motion pictures and print ads. By the time she was 17 years old Georgia was considered the most photographed girl in the country and she was the Kodak Girl appearing in over 80,000 drug and camera stores throughout the world. In the 70s she doubled for stars as a stunt driver and launched her company. Her best selling book, The Company She Keeps is about her time as a model and then her involvement in the Mob as a driver and her successful attempts to escape the Mafia. Georgia has touched thousands of people and her story, has spoken to numerous groups, and her motivational talks help people in abusive relationships, with drug addiction, and in need of help.

 

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Talia Spain is the Events Coordinator at APR in Opelika, Alabama. APR was founded in 1997 and is an automotive engineering firm operating a 78,000 square foot performance campus. Their mission is to provide the highest quality and most highly engineered aftermarket performance products available for the Porsche, Audi, and Volkswagen marques. The APR mantra is Enhancing the Driving Experience!  Talia is also the Founder of Four Rings Atlanta, an Audi focused car club and she is a Director on the board with Audi Club Georgia. 

 

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Martyn Schorr is the Editor at Car Guy Chronicles, an automotive enthusiasts blog site.  For over 20 years he’s conceptualized and produced successful automotive enthusiasts newsstand magazines and niche market books. He was a media relations representative on the East Coast for Buick Motor Division for 18 years. He’s an award-winning author and his latest book from the publisher at Motorbooks is, Day One, An Automotive Journalist’s Muscle-Car Memoir.  It is a front-line account of the performance wars raging in Detroit in the golden years of the 1960s from Martyn’s perspective as one of the most respected journalist in this era. Martyn is also the Chief Communications Officer for the Sarasota Café Racers, car guys who lunch!

 

Martyn was my 422nd guest back in January of 2016. You can listen to our talk back then on the Cars Yeah website. And one lucky Cars Yeah subscriber is going to win a copy of this new book compliments of Martyn and Motorbooks. To be eligible subscribe on the Cars Yeah website.

 

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Ethan Krieger is the Owner and Designer at 8380 Laboratories in Baltimore, Maryland. His studio is a motorsport-centric graphic design company where his focus is on client work and a line of automotive themed apparel, accessories, and art. Ethan puts exhaustive research in to every project including his own line of livery posters. His goal is to capture the essence of our automotive obsession and to ‘get’ that feeling we all have when we see a car we love and know is just right. Ethan’s studio also designs and produces commissioned work for his clients.

 

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Jonathan Ward is the CEO and Lead Designer at ICON in Chatsworth, California. ICON stands for classic transportation design and revisits old style vehicles. He and his talented team design and build classic FJ Series Toyotas, Ford Broncos, Trucks, Derelects, customs, and much more. Jonathan was one of my first guests on Cars Yeah being show number 6 and you can go back and listen to that show on the Cars Yeah website. Today Jonathan is back to talk about his latest design creation The Icon Duesey. His new bespoke Watch is a unique, custom designed wristwatch inspired by the iconic Duesenberg and only 50 examples will be produced.

 

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Gino Demeneghi is the Public Relations Director and Lotus Driving Academy Director at Motor Speedway Resort at Houston Motor Speedway. Located 35 minutes south of downtown Houston Texas MSR is a 383 acre road course and karting track featuring 180,000 square feet of paddock space. There are classrooms, hospitality and meeting areas and over 75,000 square feet of private garages. The track is 2.38 miles with 17 turns and is configured to run both ways and is FIA approved and sanctioned to testing by the Indycar Series and IMSA. The Karting track is a ¾ mile long, has 17 turns and 0.7 miles long. The Lotus Driving Academy can also be found at MSR.

 

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David Odegard is the Director of Research and Development at United Pacific Industries. Since 1994 UPI has been committed to the design, manufacturing, and supply of automotive products for classic trucks and classic cars including full bodies for the iconic ’32 Ford. They offer a wide variety and range of over 20,000 innovative and high quality products. They are an international company based in Long Beach, California. David’s grew up in an automotive enthusiast home around car restorations and has worked in the industry for over 35 years.

 

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Marc Rauch is the Co-Founder of The Auto Channel television network that began in 1987. The Auto Channel dot com was launched in 1995. The Tach online entity is the internet’s largest automotive information resource with more than 2 million pages of content. Today Marc is the company’s Executive Vice President and Co-Publisher. He is also a multi-award winning TV/Film Writer, Producer, and Director who has been a broadcasting and marketing executive for over 40 years. Marc is a leading advocate of alternative fuels and energy who writes and lectures on the issue. He’s presented testimony before a Congressional meeting on ethanol, was a keynote speaker at the Australian National Biofuels Symposium and spoke at the Asia-Pacific Economic cooperation forum on behalf of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

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Ray Cody is the Founder of Telluride Festival of Cars and Colors that takes place September 27 through the 30 in 2018. It is a world-class automotive celebration set against the spectacular September foliage of the San Juan Mountains in Colorado.  This will be the fourth annual event Ray and his team put together focusing on high-end restorations, vintage and exotic vehicles. Ray has a life-long passion for automobiles, airplanes, and motorcycles proclaiming “Anything with an engine excites me!” His business has been in real estate having owned hotels, commercial properties, apartment complexes, and a B&B in Telluride. He was a hockey coach for 30 years who understands the importance of team building in sports, business, and events.

 

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Bill Goldberg is a professional athlete, former NFL player, former pro-wrestler, TV host and most importantly an Inspiring Automotive Enthusiast. You’ve seen him on the World Championship Wrestling, WCW and World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE and he earned a 173-0 undefeated streak in singles competition. Bill’s the first undefeated World Champion in the history of professional wrestling. He’s been in many movies and appeared on a number of television shows. He’s a self-described automotive fanatic and Bill loves cars, has a collection of his own, and loves hosting automobile driven content including Bullrun and GarageMahal. You will find him at The Classic Auto Show March 4 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

 

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Rick Abate is the President at Classic Car Marketing in Orange, California where they bring buyers and sellers of classic cars together. Whether it’s original, restored, custom, or exotic, Rick and his team have you covered as the one stop shop for the automotive enthusiast. They target a global market to find or sell the ride you’ve been dreaming of. Rick and his team have over 50 years of combined marketing and automotive expertise and dedication to the industry finding automobiles and resourcing specialized services. You’ve seen their cars featured on Velocity’s television shows and they are long standing Goodguys members and have judged numerous car shows. 

 

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Alan Drayson is the owner of Canford Classics in the beautiful rolling hills of Dorset, near the small village of Bere Regis in the United Kingdom. There he and his team restore and care for classic Porsche automobiles. They have earned an international reputation that has become the benchmark within the classic Porsche fraternity. Alan’s love affair with Porsches started in his Mum’s garage when he was 17 with a 1967 912 that was in need of some love. Over 2 years he restored that Porsche and the hook was set. Today Canford Classics is known for their painstaking attention to detail and quality in every vehicle they touch.

 

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Steve Day owns and runs British Car Ranch in Wenatchee, Washington. He started his business in 2008 after retiring from a career with NAPA Auto Parts. At British Car Ranch he has fully immersed himself in the full time restoration and repair of British cars. Steve also travels the Northwest to present technical clinics for British car clubs and enthusiasts gatherings. He is a technical advisor for a national magazine and three North West regional British car clubs. His passion for British cars began way back in 1969 when he met his future wife Laurie in high school; she was driving a British car and today they celebrate 45+ years of marriage plus playing with and working on British cars together.

 

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Mike Liebing founded GoClean Products in 2003 after developing Get Off Clean Road Paint Remover. Past Cars Yeah guest Renny Doyle helped Mike create his first YouTube video to promote his new cleaner. In 2014 Mike opened Praxis Detailing in Auburn Indian where he cares for a variety of his customers vehicles. He’s worked with numerous car care professionals including:  McCalls Detailing Team during Car Week in Monterey/Pebble Beach, Air Force One Detailing Team, Boeing Detailing Team, the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Club Detailing Team, Velocity’s Competition Ready Team with past Cars Yeah guest Mike Philips and the Bandit Detailing Team.

 

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Ted O’Dell is the Founder and Executive Director of the newly formed Hackett Auto Museum located in Jackson, Michigan. He is a professional advocate representing people and projects across the state of Michigan and has served as both an elected and appointed public official for nearly 12 years inside both chambers of the Michigan legislature. Ted’s enjoyed collecting automotive memorabilia his entire life and purchased his first classic car, a 1966 Ford Mustang Sprint 200 at the age of 16. Ted currently serves on the executive committee of the MotorCities National Heritage Area, an affiliate of the U.S. Park Service and is a longtime President of the Central Michigan T’s Model T owners Club.

 

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Alex Seremet is a media relations officer who describes himself as a story discoverer. Alex uncovers stories about people and brands, engineers, managers, race car drivers and more, and shares them with the world. Since 2007, he's worked as the PR department for BMW Romania, and he's also worked for the Porsche Group and the Volkswagen Group. He's developed unconventional projects including fuel consumption records and creating special painting marathons with past Cars Yeah guest Mitu Adrian, who paints scene of cars and architecture with coffee. He's also a present at the Romanian Concours D'Elegance.

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Tim Hahne is the Director at Stereoscreen where they are known for their innovative and revolutionary nature. They visualize stories with timeless pictures using the best minds in the business. Founded in 2001 Tim is a filmmaker and director whose sophisticated visual concepts are finished with his special signature. Stereoscreen is known for their racing films and they have produced over 400 films in the last 15 years. Shooting for marques including Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, BMW, Cadillac, Dunlop, Porsche, and Red Bull he has contributed to Getty Images and partnered with many television channels. Some of his full-length documentaries include 24hours – One Team, One Target, Adrenalin about BMW and No Limits a film about Alex Zenardi. 

 

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Jose Martinez is an Engineer at Mazda’s North American Operations in Irvine, California. He is a Southern California native and perpetual tinkerer who earned a degree from the University of California, Irvine in Mechanical Engineering. He got his start working with carbon fiber composites for the aerospace industry and moved to building concept cars. Today he’s living his dream developing parts for Mazda vehicles. 

 

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Rick Neville has embarked on a career as a bon vivant and raconteur after retiring from a 35-year career as a federal prosecutor.  With a high-pressure lifestyle in the proverbial rear-view mirror he now has time to spend on his first automotive love, Austin-Healeys. If he’s not in the garage under the bonnet of his Bugeye Sprite or his 345 hp Ford-engined big Healey, he’ll be found in the library researching and writing articles for several Healey magazines.  

 

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Cheryl Kelley is an artist who was classically trained in oil paint and has taken her passion and love of cars, muscle cars, and put her own stamp on the subject matter. She started painting at the age of ten and grew up in the formative 60s. She often paints on aluminum that plays well to the reflections on the surfaces of automobiles allowing the viewer to go deeper and to see something more in the form. The quality and mystery of these reflections take the viewer out of the mundane and in to a dream world. The nostalgia of the American dream along with cars makes her art unique and Cheryl adds her own feminine stamp on the subject matter taking the beauty of the object and going beyond the surface.

 

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Peter Larsen is a life long gearhead. He serves as a Pebble Beach class judge and he also judges at the Concours d’Elegance at Chantilly outside Paris and at Schloss Dyck in Germany. Peter has a wide taste in cars, having owned automobiles as varied as a Bizzarrini, Facel-Vega, Duesenberg Model J and a number of Maseratis, including two Ghiblis and a 5000GT. His enduring fascination has been with French cars in general and Talbot-Lago in particular, including ownership of two T26 Grand Sports. He and Ben Erickson co-authored  the book Talbot-Lago Grand Sport: The Car from Paris and Jacques Saoutchik – Maître Carrossier. Peter also authored a book about Joseph Figoni. Today he’s here to share his and Ben Erickson’s latest venture, a three volume series titled The Kellner Affair, Matters of Life and Death.

 

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Zack James Todd is an automotive photographer who works as the Digital Marketing Manager at Canep Design in Scotts Valley, California. Canepa Design is a leading automotive and race car restoration and maintenance facility where you’ll find the finest collector cars, race cars, classic, and sports cars in addition to transporters and much more. And Bruce Canepa is a past guest here on Cars Yeah. Zach has been an automotive enthusiast since he was a child and has shot photography for many notable magazines including Pete Stout’s 000 magazine, Vintage Motorsport, Classic Porsche, Robb Report and others. He travels to automotive events and records his adventures posting them on his Zach James Todd website. You’ll also see the many amazing images he has snapped at Canepa Design on their website.

 

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Debbie Baker is the President of Cruisin’ For A Cure, the nation’s largest single day charity car show that raises money to find a cure for prostate cancer. She started the organization when her husband was diagnosed with cancer. Next to skin cancer, prostate cancer kills more men than any other cancer. Cruisin’ For A Cure provides men with free prostate cancer screening that catches the disease early and saves lives. Her event brings in more than 3,500 hot rods, trucks, customs, muscle cars, daily drivers, old and new. The cars cruise all day inside the OC Fair & Events Center in Costa Mesa, California. This year’s Meet & Greet will feature Chip Foose, Troy Ladd, Chris Jacobs, Ed Iskendarian otherwise known as Isky, Carson Lev, Larry Wood and others at the Meguiar’s Hangar. Debbie’s day job is in real estate.  

 

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Bryan Davis is the Founder of the Malaise Motors Facebook group, 6,000 members strong and growing.  Malaise Motors is dedicated to the history, design, manufacture, and roadability of the unloved cars of the Malaise era that began in 1972 and ended in 1995. The groups seats are button tufted, roofs landau, and they roll on the shiniest genuine wire wheel covers available. The 1972 model years were hit with a drop in compression ratios and switched to net horsepower rating in preparation for upcoming emissions regulations. In 1996 OBDII diagnostic electronics came to play ending the Malaise era. When not managing Malaise Motors he is a realtor and property manager who enjoys driving classic Jaguar limousines. 

 

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Tiffany Kruse is the Auction Coordinator at Dan Kruse Classics in San Antonio, Texas. She is the eldest daughter of Daniel Kruse, one of the original founders of the Kruse Collector Car Auctions. Tiffany spent her summers traveling with her father to auctions all over the U.S.A. She worked her first auction at the age of 5 in Auburn, running clerk tickets. She attended auction schools in Missouri and at Reppert and decided to use her knowledge to manage the business side in 1995 and moved in to events in 2002. Kruse Classics conducts four large collector car auctions per year in San Antonio, Austin, Midland, and Houston, Texas. Tiffany is also a member of the International Society of Appraisers. Her father Dan Kruse is a past guest of mine here on Cars Yeah.

 

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Chris Duke is the creator, executive producer and host of Motorz TV, a half hour syndicated television series available to over 200 million television households in the US and Canada, plus online at YouTube, iTunes, Roku, and more. He also reviews cars for Duke’s Drive and talks tech in Duke’s Tech. This year will mark the 100th episode and 10th year of his Automotive Improvement® show. Congratulations! Chris is a true automotive enthusiast with more than 31 years of experience in hands-on vehicle customization and an 18 year veteran of the automotive industry. Previously he served as a magazine editor, as well as the host and co-writer for Auto Center, a web series produced for Mobil 1.

 

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c are full-time YouTubers and co-founders of Ideal Cars, a premium automotive education platform that’s shifing the way the next generation of car enthusiasts buy, sell, and drive their next Ideal car and do it for free. Trav’s build his career in the automotive industry by following his love for anything mechanical. He’s a Certified Audi Master Technician who thinks like an engineer. Brad has worked in the tech industry helping build several notable Seattle start-ups but it’s his passion for automobiles and the Art of the Deal that drove him to connect with his buddy Trav. The two started flipping cars and decided to combine their skills to create Ideal Cars on YouTube. They create 30-minute Vlogs about buying, fixing, selling, tutorials, and trips around their passion for automobiles. 

 

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Bryan McCarthy is an automotive blogger at Bearded Mug Media. His is a site where Bryan combined his passion for photography and writing about automobiles and as Bryan says, “Where the shutter hits the word.” Bearded Mug Media is an amalgam of his two joys with the beard on his face and a perpetual cup of black coffee that follows him around. He attends as many car-related events as possible and brings them to his website and social media platforms to share his “fly on the wall” approach to capturing the cars and people who share his passion and share his interpretations of these events. Bryan’s full time job is a police officer in Jew Jersey.

 

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Ilko Nechev is the Advertising Director for the Porsche Club of America’s monthly magazine Panorama. Panorama serves over 80,000 members of the PCA in an award-winning format and has been published since 1955. Ilko was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and came to the United States when he was 18 years old. He settled in New York City and became infatuated with the car culture in the USA. He joined the Porsche Club of America and purchased his first Porsche over 15 years ago, a 944 Turbo and today he drives a 993 and 997 of the iconic 911. He’s heavily involved with the Club and has helped to more than double the PCA’s advertising revenues as part of the team. He joins a group of past Cars Yeah guest from the PCA including Robb Sass, the Panorama Editor and Vu Nguyen the Executive Director of the PCA.

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David Townsend is an automotive artist who owns Sports Car Art in southern Vermont. If you count the Rat Fink and other Ed Roth doodles that David used as inspiration as a grade schooler in SoCal, he’s been drawing cars for well over a half century. While a career in advertising and design eventually led him down a different creative path, he returned to illustrating full-time after he “retired” to reconnect with his fine art beginnings. David’s work has been featured on everything from catalog covers, and full-scale laser etchings, to books—including some 300 or so illustrations featured in a soon-to-be-published tome aimed at new or first-time collectors.

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Brian Scotto is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Hoonigan Industries as well as Creative Director on Ken Block’s ultra-viral Gymkhana Series. He first turned his childhood obsession with fast cars into a media profession as an automotive journalist. He served as Editor-in-Chief for three different enthusiast titles, including the award-winning 0-60 Magazine, which he founded. After working with Ken Block’s marketing team, Brian helped to form Monster World Rally Team (now the Hoonigan Racing Division). It's Brian's creative storytelling approach that has grown the company into what it is today while creating the attitude and authenticity that has made Hoonigan a subculture of its own.

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Steve Pasteiner is the Founder of Advanced Automotive Technologies in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He’s a graduate of the Art Center College of Design and spent 22 years with General Motors Design, where he became the Assistant Chief Designer for Buick and Chevrolet. His company AAT is a full in-house prototype company that provides customers with design and build solutions including:  full-size prototype automotive builds, steel and sheet metal fabrication, MIG and TIG welding, paint services, clay modeling, mold making, interiors, engineering, mechanical, and fiberglass, carbon fiber, and composite layups and parts. Steve also owns Pasteiner’s collectibles and hobbies where you will find a vast collection of automotive related items.

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Reginald Kruger is an automotive artist with a passion for Porsche who works and lives in The Netherlands. He creates exclusive artwork with special airbrush and silkscreen techniques that he developed himself. His technique of painting with photographs combined with brushed aluminum produce amazing light effects. His use of metal results in very bright colors and a 3D special effect. Reginald also works on glass and textile and he produces extremely large art pieces for automotive showrooms and for special presentations. He will create custom art using your special vehicle as well for a completely customized work of automotive art.

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David Hobbs was born in Leamington Spa, England and started racing in 1959 at the wheel of his mother’s daily driver, a 1952 Morris Oxford. In 1960 he raced his dad’s Jaguar XK 140 and then a Lotus Elite where he started winning races in his long and successful career. He’s raced in 20 - Le Mans 24 Hour events, ran the first Daytona 3 Hour, which became the 24 Hour, USRRC, Watkins Glen 6 Hour, IMSA, Trans Am, the Masters Championship, the Winston Cup Series, the Indianapolis 500, Bathhurst 1000, and he raced in Formula 1debuting in 1966 in Syracuse, Sicily. David’s raced a wide variety of marques including Lola, Jaguar, Lotus, and the Ford GT40. His television career as an on-air commentator began in 1976 to present and he’s covered races for CBS, ESPN, NBC, Speedvision, the Speed Channel in addition to a wide variety of racing venues, most recently being F1 with past Cars Yeah guest, Leigh Diffey.

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Dhruv Chadha is the Founder and CEO of AutoMech, a car servicing start-up in Seattle, Washington. AutoMech brings together Dhruv’s passion for cars and technology. AutoMech helps car owners with every aspect of car maintenance from taking their car in for service and bringing it back, adding convenience and saving car owners valuable time. Previously Dhruv served as a Product Manager at Arity, launching the Driving Engine SDK, a tool that collects driver analytics data through a smartphone. Prior to Arity, he was a Product Manager and Software Developer on various products at Microsoft.

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Vic Piano is the Founder of the new, world-class, Cigar City Concours d’Elegance. Their inaugural event will take place November 10th and 11th, 2018 at Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida. Vic spent over 30 years of his professional career in the broadcast and cable television industry as ‘on air’ talent, and as a director and producer for sports and entertainment events. His company, Mizlou Television also features a division for Out of Home Media Sales, MTRN, and Mizlou Thoroughbred Racing Network. He published a magazine called part Finder focusing on Post WWII special interest automobiles and in television he produced a number of motor sports events including NASCAR, SCORE, the Long Beach and Watkins Glen Grand Prix and the ISCA Grand National in Las Vegas. Vic’s passion is for antique, classic, and special interest cars and trucks with an emphasis on convertibles.

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Doug Perry is the Founder and President of Drivers Club in Scottsdale, Arizona and Redmond, Washington. Drivers Club is a unique community that blends an exclusive social club and vehicle storage and collection management business. They provide a private club environment, climate controlled storage, and a dedicated and enthusiastic staff to look after your special vehicles. Their concierge service manages vehicles service, transportation, acquisitions, sales and special requests. There is a clubhouse where members can enjoy social gatherings, watch racing, enjoy parities, cars and coffee events, speakers, dealer introductions, and charity events. The Drivers Club mantra is – We do the work and you do the driving.

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Bradley Brownell is an automotive journalist who lives in Reno, Nevada. He is a die-hard Porsche fanatic who is also a podcaster and co-founder of the 80s and 90s car show Radwood. You’ll find Bradley’s work in automotive magazines including Autoweek, European Car, Roadkill. He also writes for numerous websites including The Drive, Jalopnik, FlatSixes, Hooniverse and forums including Corvette Forum, Teamspeed, Mustang Forum and more. He is also a self-professed collector of mostly awful automobiles.

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Mike Cardenas is the CEO and Founder of HydroSilex, a new product company in Fort Wayne, Indiana that creates detailing products for use in automotive, marine, aviation, home and industrial applications. As a professional detailer, Mike utilizes his knowledge and experience to help design, create and innovate new products for the detailing industry. A former student of the Esoteric Elite Detailer Academy, Mike has conducted workshops and clinics for various manufacturers at events such as the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. He also serves as a trained and certified concours judge for the Porsche Club of America, as well as business consultant and trainer to help others in the detailing industry improve.

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Sir Alfred J. DiMora is the Founder and CEO of DiMora Motorcar, based in Palm Springs, California. His company is known for their expertise in designing high-end luxury cars including the Clenet, Sceptre, and Natalia. Alfred also founded Starbridge Systems where he developed the world’s fastest FPGA supercomputer. Throughout his career Alfred has built many successful companies in a variety of sectors. In 2001 Sir Alfred was inducted in to the Knights of Malta. He is a member of the Motor Press Guild and the Society of Automotive Engineers. Currently Alfred is bringing the Clenet back into production, he’s launching a cell phone line, and he is building a factory in Vietnam where they will build electric taxicabs.

 

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Lyn Hiner is an automotive artist who describes her paintings as abstract expressionist in acrylic on canvas and paper. She lives in San Clemente, California with her family working from her studio that overlooks a park and the Pacific Ocean. While she paints a variety of subject matter it is her automotive work that brings Lyn to Cars Yeah. Her expressive application and playful use of color and layers, sometimes using a knife to lay down the paint, results in conflict inviting the viewer to look deeper in to her pieces. Her automobiles draw you in to explore the shape, color, and emotion of the subject matter whether they be a Cobra, Porsche, Mustang or Lamborghini. Whatever you see in her art be assured that it is an emotional impression through Lyn’s eyes.

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Stew Waliser is the owner of Stew’s Self Service Garage in Kirkland, Washington. His business is unique in that he provides a full mechanic shop that’s available for the public’s use. Stew started working on cars when he first started driving and the need for a garage to fix his car while in college, while sitting in his dorm room, sparked the idea for Stew’s Self Service Garage. A place where people could work on their own cars, with all the tools they need along with expert advice. He wrote a business plan and opened his shop in 2014 and Stew’s is a premier place to work on your car while providing expert mechanical advice as you go. Stew was recognized by 425 Business Magazine as a 30 under 30 recipient and he’s been featured in Popular Mechanics as well.

 

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Alan Roach is the President of Baja Designs where they design and manufacture motorcycle and automotive lighting. Alan is a long time Baja 1000 motorcycle racer who took his need for great lighting and turned it in to a thriving business. Baja Designs lights have won every professional and amateur motorcycle and ATV Baja 1000 class for over 15 years. The Baja Designs mantra, Brighter, Bolder, and Better best describe their philosophy of being The Scientists of Lighting. Alan started riding dirt bikes at 10 years old and raced until college and he raced his first Baja 1000 in 1995 and in 1998 he earned third overall in the pro motorcycle division. Alan also raced the Baja 1000 in 2003 in a vehicle and continued racing through 2017.

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Michael Zarnock is an American author and columnist, who writes collector guides and articles about Hot Wheels Toy Cars and Accessories. He is also the current producer/editor and host of “Hot Wheels TV” on YouTube and is the Senior Contributing Editor at Die Cast Magazine. Michael's knowledge and his massive Hot Wheels collection of approximately 30,000 vehicles has earned him notoriety around the world. He has authored14 books, numerous chapters in other books, and hundreds of magazine articles about Hot Wheels Toy Cars and Accessories. Mike has twice held  the“Guinness World Record” Hot Wheels Collection, he has earned the most distinguished label: "One of the world’s leading Hot Wheels authorities."Michaels massive collection, world notoriety and World Records have also raised him to an elite new level of collecting as only a handful of collectors around the world have been classified as a “Super Collector”!

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Delta Pick Mello is the Executive Director at the California Automobile Museum in Sacramento, California. Founded by Dick Ryder they opened their doors on May 1, 1987. You’ll find a wide variety of automobiles including the 1886 Benze Patent-Motorwagen, a 1932 Miller Ascot Racer, to a 1981 DeLorean DMC-12 and many other spectacular automobiles. The mission of the Museum is to preserve, exhibit, and teach the story of the automobile and its influence on our lives. Delta joined the Museum in 2016 with over 25 years of non-profit Museum experience. She spent time at the Sacramento Zoo and then at the California State Railroad Museum Foundation. With a passion for old things that move, she traded steel wheel for rubber. Delta is also a professional storyteller, historical re-enactor, an actress, and tap dancer.

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Darin Roberge is the President and CEO of Gilbert, an Arizona based, all inclusive, marketing, creative, and public relations agency Motorwërks Marketing. His firm was founded on his passion for the special interest, classic, and collector automotive marketplace. He spent much of his past career in music where he was a successful promoter. He then moved to be the head of Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions marketing, media, and public relations manager where he made a profound impact on the collector automotive auction industry.  Also active in his community, Darin currently serves his seventh term on the board of directors of the Township Community Organization in Gilbert, Arizona. He is also a member of the SEMA Young Executives Network and the Arizona Automotive Hobbyist Council.

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Amber Wyatt is a much-loved TV Host, who is originally from Australia. She landed her first live-to-air job at the age of 20 presenting the news and weather for a major Australia network. She’s worked in almost every aspect of the broadcast industry from radio to TV to online, production and even dabbling in start up video technology. Today Amber calls Los Angeles her home and that’s where she hosts and produces a number of TV shows, including Boys Toys, as well as runs her own production company 'Edge & Elegance Entertainment'. On Boys Toys she visits people in the automotive industry from builders to designers to racers to see what makes them tick.

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Jackie Jouret is an automotive journalist who started working right after graduating from high school on the sports desk for the Oregon Journal. She continued writing through college and graduate school and was drawn to the world of motorsports and motorcycle racing. She became the Editor-in-Chief of City Bike and she continues to be a lifelong motorcyclist today. Jackie has worked at Forza, Bimmer, and Ross Periodicals magazines. In addition to editing magazines, she has written extensively for news reporting, car reviews, executive interviews, and history pieces. Today she writes for Vintage Motorsport magazine, Roundel and the BMW CCA Foundation. She authored the book ‘Heroes of Bavaria’ and she working on her next exhibit on the BMW 2002. Sitting next to Jackie in the photo above is Prince Leopold of Bavaria as they began their journey in the 2007 Mille Miglia.

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 Dave Kinney is the Founder of US Appraisal, a classic and collectible automotive, truck, and motorcycle appraisal company. He appraises classic antique and special interest cars and collectors. He is the publisher of the Hagerty Price Guide, a post-war price guide for classic and collectible automobiles. He is a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers. Dave is a Concours judge at numerous prestigious events around the country and a member of over a dozen professional automotive organizations. 

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Adam Cramer is the Founder and CEO of Avants, a new platform that connects automotive enthusiasts and their vehicles. Avants provides you with an opportunity to get behind the wheel of a wide variety of unique and interesting cars.  Adam is a Microsoft veteran with 15+ years experience building technology businesses including serving as VP of Product Management and Marketing at DataSphere Technologies and Co-Founder of Frugal Mechanic, a shopping comparison website for auto parts.  Adam received a B.A. in Economics from Colby College and currently lives in Seattle with his wife and twin daughters. His first car was a Chevy Beretta GTZ and he currently drives a Cadillac CTS-V wagon and an Audi S6 wagon.

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Magnus Walker’s love affair with Porsche began when he was 10 years old during a trip to the 1977 London Motor Show. In 1986 at the age of 19 he moved to Los Angeles and started his own line of clothing. That led to the acquisition of a warehouse in downtown L.A., his first Porsche, club racing, and an ever-expanding collection of vintage Porsches that he often customized in an outlaw style. His builds started gaining attention and when he produced the video Urban Outlaw things really started to accelerate. Magnus is not your stereotypical Porsche owner and there’s nothing typical about Magnus. He has an online Urban Outlaw store, a blog, a website, videos, he’s been a speaker on Ted Talks, and he travels all over the world driving Porsches and expanding his reach to fans everywhere. Today we’ll be talking about his new and first book, Dirt Don't Slow You Down.

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