Cars Yeah with Mark Greene

By Mark Greene

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Cars Yeah is a podcast created for Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts™. Mark interviews successful entrepreneurs who have discovered how to work, play, and have fun with their passion for everything automotive. Do you wish your career could be in the automotive field you're passionate about? If you are looking for inspiration, motivation, and actionable advice during your daily commute, workout or while in the garage playing with your cars, Mark Greene delivers. Each episode brings you their story, successes, failures, and those AH-HA moments in their journey. Each episode includes the Last Lap where you'll hear quick-blip-of-the-throttle answers and the Checkered Flag with a tough automotive question.

Episode Date
2080: Bruce Canepa

Bruce Canepa is the Founder and CEO of Canepa Motor Company. Bruce is passionately involved in all aspects of his companies from vehicle design and development to historic and collector cars sales, restoration, and racing.

May 23, 2022
2079: Tom Smith

Tom Smith is the President & CEO of Buffbrite, a company that has a passion for the detail car care industry and creating solutions for car care challenges.

May 20, 2022
2078: Nathan Hecht

Nathan Hecht is the founder and CEO of Rodo. Rodo is an online platform that enables car shoppers to buy, sell or lease from authorized dealerships from the comfort of their home.

May 19, 2022
2077: Edmond Piffard

Edmond Piffard is a professional artist who paints murals and paintings for interior designers. He enjoys the incredible challenge of accurately painting historic cars that are set in a nostalgic scene from their era.

May 18, 2022
2076: Nick Jordan

Nick Jordan is the CEO and Founder of Narrative. He has spent his career in data-driven, technology-driven companies like Adobe, Tapad, and Yahoo! 

May 17, 2022
2075 David Pertecman

David H. Perecman, Founder and Lead Trial Attorney of The Perecman Firm, has dedicated over 40 years of his life to advocating for personal injury plaintiffs in New York City and Long Island.

May 16, 2022
2074: Spencer Goldstein

Spencer Goldstein is the President of Wolfsteins Pro-Series, manufacturer of RAGGTOPP and SOFTTOPP products, the premier product line for cleaning and protecting your convertible or SUV soft top.

May 13, 2022
2073: Tom Gloy

Tom Gloy has had a career in the racing world that spans decades of driving and owning race teams and has competed in virtually every part of motor racing.

May 12, 2022
2072: Melanie White

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

May 11, 2022
2071: Jamie Chadwick

Jamie Chadwick was the 2021 Champion in the W Series, a racing series that provides equal opportunities for women, eliminating the financial barriers that prevented them from progressing to the upper echelons of motorsport. 

May 10, 2022
2070: Fred Veitch

Fred Veitch is a Pike Peak racer, organizer, supporter, and all-around racing cheerleader. In 2012 he ran the Hill Climb and again in 2013 and then won the Time Attack II class in 2014.  He’s been the Pikes Peak Chairman, Founded the AMR PCA Region in 1972, has run at the Bonneville Salt Flats, and still races a Porsche 996 in POC, PCA, and NASA events. 

May 09, 2022
2069: David & Jason

David Tracy and Jason Torchinsky, along with Galpin Motors’, and past Cars Yeah guest, Beau Boeckmann, are the founders of a new online destination for car enthusiasts that they call The Autopian.

May 06, 2022
2068: Ron Harris

Ron Harris is the Co-Chairman, along with Chad McQueen, of the Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, a position he has held since the show’s inception in 2007. The show benefits The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, California.

May 05, 2022
2067: Wedrick Campbell

Wedrick Campbell and his wife Ivonne own First Place Visuals. They offer brand and lifestyle photography, drone videography, high-speed action video and photos, event coverage and social media solutions. They also cater to lifestyle, products, and portrait needs.

May 04, 2022
2066: Don Ince
Don Ince has been involved in the Vintage Motocross bike scene since 1997. He sells vintage motorcycle memorabilia, parts, motorcycles, and accessories. Don is part of the Steve McQueen Car Show that raised money for the Boys Republic.
May 03, 2022
2065: Michael Dolphin
Michael Dolphin is the Awards Chairman and Chief Judge at the Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show. He’s a Technical Advisor for the Grand Prix Region of the Porsche Club of America, a National Concours Judge and a National Driving Instructor for the PCA as well.
May 02, 2022
2064: Tony Pando

Tony Pando is the Global Business Director at Dr. ColorChip where he and his team helps the (DIY), Do It Yourselfer, care for your vehicles. They provide an easy-to-use, color matching system, so that you can repair rock chips and paint damage at home with the exact match to your factory paint.

Apr 29, 2022
2063: Stephan Baral

Stephan Baral is the Managing Director at Porsche Digital, the sports car manufacturer’s digital subsidiary in the U.S. He also heads up Marqued, an on-line venture of Porsche Digital that focuses on classic and modern-classic vehicles.

Apr 28, 2022
2062: Jim Nicholas

Jim Nicholas is the CEO of Uniphy, the leading provider of 3D smart-surface technology. The technology unifies non-conductive, finger pressure touch sensing with the integration of physical HMI features including dials, buttons & sliders.

Apr 27, 2022
2061: Joe Brenner

Joe Brenner is the General Manager at Porsche Colorado Springs, recognized by Porsche as a world class Premier Porsche dealership. He's also the co-owner of Colorado Spring Powersports. 

Apr 26, 2022
2060: Chris Smith

Chris Smith is the President of the Constellium where they produce aluminium rolled products for the automotive and packaging industries.

Apr 25, 2022
2059: Dalia Rojas

Dalia Rojas is owner of Sixty61 and the Exclusive North American Distributor for GPR Exhaust Systems, a company founded in 1968. It’s a one-stop platform for motorcycle, scooter, and ATV exhaust dealers.

Apr 22, 2022
2058: PJ Aass

PJ Aass is the Director of Dodo Juice who, along with Dom Colbeck, created the original brand in 2007 in the UK. Dodo Juice is focused on producing the highest quality, custom formulated car care for both enthusiasts and professionals.

Apr 21, 2022
2057: Courtney Carr

Courtney Carr is the Director at The Tucson Auto Museum where a visit takes you back to when every car on the road didn’t look the same and American cars were the undisputed kings of the Road.

Apr 20, 2022
2056: Ryan Fisher

Ryan Fisher is an attorney, financial advisor, and entrepreneur in the automotive world. He is the co-founder of Shift-S3ctor, an automotive racing event company best known for hosting half-mile racing events taking place on airport runways. 

Apr 19, 2022
2055: Chloe Chambers

Chloe Chambers is a racer in the W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers. She's drivng in the new season supporting F1 racing events.

Apr 18, 2022
2054: Thomas LeClair

Thomas McClair works in the Marketing Department at Speedtech Performance where they create custom builds, suspension components, and parts for the pro-touring industry.

Apr 15, 2022
2053: David Donohue

David Donohue is a champion racing driver with a long and impressive resume that includes Touring Cars, Prototypes, NASCAR Stock Car and Craftsman Truck Series. David will be driving a Brumos livery Porsche GT2 RS Clubsport at Pikes Peak this year.


Apr 14, 2022
2052: Krissy Wells

Krissy Wells is the Seattle Events and Community Director for Avants, a membership program for die-hard gear heads that provides their members with exclusive access to private events, discounts with premium partners, and access to a spectacular community of like-minded enthusiasts.

Apr 13, 2022
2051: Jeremy Winters

Jeremy Winters is the Marketing and Content Creator for Accudraft Paint Booths where for over 35 years they have served multiple industries in the market across the western hemisphere.

Apr 12, 2022
2050: Alessandro Borroni

Alessandro Borroni is the creator of Hypercar Invitational, a uniquely experiential automotive marketing concept and dynamic launch platform for new sports cars and products.

Apr 11, 2022
2049: Shay Hoelscher

Shay Hoelscher is the CEO of Privé Products and a race car driver. Shay’s career in the beauty industry and passion for motorsports have intersected where she combines her personal passion on the track in a Porsche race car with her company’s work.

Apr 08, 2022
2048: Carey Hines

Carey Hines is the President of Special Editions  which includes Beck Manufacturing and Beck Automotive Group builders of the Beck Spyder and 904, and the 356 A Speedster and a 356 C Coupe.

Apr 07, 2022
2047: Cole Manz

Cole Manz is the co-owner and co-founder of Manz Motor Company, a father and son company that specializes in designing and rebuilding custom Land Rover Defenders with its clients.

Apr 06, 2022
2046: David Manz

David Manz is the co-owner and co-founder of Manz Motor Company, a father and son business that specializes in designing and rebuilding custom Land Rover Defenders for their clients. 

Apr 05, 2022
2045: Josie Rimmer

Josie Rimmer is a Writer and the Women in Motorsport Coordinator at DirtFish Rally School. Dirtfish is the most prestigious rally school in North America.

Apr 04, 2022
2044: Jason Manns
Jason Manns is the owner of Manns Restoration, a 4th generation family business that was established in 1939. Jason has over 30 years of experience in professional automotive restoration
Apr 01, 2022
2043: Angel Hacker

Angel Hacker is the General Manager at Indian Motorcycle of San Diego. They are the motorcycle sponsor for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. Their dealership was voted Best Motorcycle Shop in San Diego by Reader publication.

Mar 31, 2022
2024: Kellen Porter

Kellen Porter is Vice President and General Sales Manager in San Diego County at Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty who along with LPL Financial are the exclusive sponsors for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance. 

Mar 30, 2022
2041: Chuck Spielman

Chuck Spielman is an avid automotive enthusiast and collector who owns Only Yesterday Classic Autos, a 30,000 square foot facility filled with exceptional automobiles, automobilia, and The Hall of Heroes which is his tribute to America’s serving men and women, both past, and present.

Mar 29, 2022
2040: Michael Dorvillier

Michael Dorvillier is the Co-Chairman of the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance, a role he’s had for the last 10 years. This is a fantastic event that takes place in La Jolla, California, just north of San Diego, overlooking the Pacific Ocean April 22 - 24.

Mar 28, 2022
2039: Morgan Lucas

Morgan Lucas is the President of Lucas Oil Products. He grew up in the automotive and racing world getting his first exposure to drag racing at 10 years old attending the NHRA World Finals. Today he's running the family business.

Mar 25, 2022
2038: Macra Adair

he Executive Director of Savoy Automobile Museum. This new, world-class museum and show grounds sits on 37 acres in Cartersville, GA between Chattanooga and Atlanta.

Mar 24, 2022
2037: Idaliz Maldonado

Idaliz Maldonado is the Executive General Manager of San Diego based Hello Automotive Mazda dealership. She is approaching nearly two decades of automotive sales experience, Idaliz has achieved her success with a focus on customer service and satisfaction.

Mar 23, 2022
2036: Alpio Barbara

Alpio Barbara is the President of Redwood General Tire in Redwood City, California and Alpios at Troon where he holds automotive events and raises money for charities. 

Mar 22, 2022
2035: John Charpentier

John Charpentier is the Director of Marketing and Social-Media for the Cadillac Club known as V-Club that started in Texas in 2013.

Mar 21, 2022
2034: Mike Carnahan

Mike Carnahan is the owner of Vengeance PCM, the world’s leader in LS and LT engine calibrations and performance tuning.  You’d be hard-pressed to find a setup Mike has not seen and/or tuned. He's also started Elite Tuning School.

Mar 18, 2022
2033: Karl Noakes
Karl Noakes is the editor-in-chief for Avants magazine. Karl is official photography for ProFormance Racing, Flying Husky Racing, and is also helping collectors/dealers with BaT Premium Listings amongst other things. 
Mar 17, 2022
2032: Ant Anstead
Ant Anstead is best known for hosting car-centric television shows. He started working on and building cars in an old cow shed and grew that business and his reputation as a serious builder, author, and TV celebrity.
Mar 16, 2022
2031: Chuck Beck

Chuck Beck has built numerous projects from dragsters to race cars to street cars to a Lamborghini powered motorcycle, and more. He is renown among automotive enthusiasts for his 550 Spyder and the Beck 904 prototype. And guess what? Today is Chuck’s 85th birthday!

Mar 15, 2022
2030: Justin Bell

Justin Bell is a TV and Web Show Host with a lifetime of experience in the racing and automotive world. He co-produced and hosted The Torque Show with racer Tommy Kendall. Justin has just launched a new venture titled Life With Legends, a video interview with the greatest drivers of all time. 

Mar 14, 2022
2029: TOny Quiroga

Tony Quiroga is the editor-in-chief of Car and Driver, overseeing content strategy and development across the brand’s print and digital platforms.

Mar 11, 2022
2028: Roy Wragth

Roy Wragth is the owner of Wragth Motorsports, an automotive shop for late model performance cars, Jeeps, and trucks.

Mar 10, 2022
2027: Virginie Dulauroy
Virginie Dulauroy is a French film producer, director and CEO of Pindare Films, a video production company specialized in motor racing and feature documentaries. She directed and produced the awards winning documentary Become Who You Are, that was released worldwide in 2020 on streaming platforms and Amazon Prime. She is also the co-director of an upcoming docuseries about past Cars Yeah guest Gabe Tesch, a young brain cancer survivor turned racing driver.
Mar 09, 2022
2026: Meghan Poirier
Meghan Poirier is the Chief Operations Officer of Vision Investments, where she runs AutoGeek. Autogeek is your number one car care source for all your detailing supplies including waxes, polishes, cleaners, chemicals, accessories, and tools.
Mar 08, 2022
2025: Lee Dean

Lee Dean is the founder of Duck & Whale Magazine, born in 2015 to give the Porsche community a magazine made to emulate the beauty of the motor vehicles we adore. Lee also recommends shifting down a gear and flooring it as often as possible!

Mar 07, 2022
2024: Larry Printz

Larry Printz has been one of the nation’s top journalists for more than two decades. His automotive column, distributed by Tribune News Service, reaches nearly 9 million readers nationwide, and more internationally. Larry is a judge The Palm Event at the Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach Florida.

Mar 04, 2022
2023: Alex Berry

Alex Berry is the MC for The Palm Event, a lifestyle concours taking place at Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. He has been an automotive enthusiast going back to his earliest memories.



Mar 03, 2022
2022: Harrison Woodruff

Harrison Woodruff is rally participant and automotive collector with an affinity for high-performance custom luxury vehicles. His collection includes a McLaren 600LT, Lamborghini Urus, and a Porsche 997.

Mar 02, 2022
2021: Johnny Tipler

Johnny Tipler is a lifelong petrolhead and highly respected motoring journalist and author. He’s authored 43 automotive books since 1989 and Today we’ll be focusing on his latest titled Lotus: The Complete Story with the forward by Mike Kimberly, previously CEO and Managing Director of Group Lotus. 

Mar 01, 2022
2020: Miles Collier
Miles C. Collier has spent a lifetime in cars. An ex-race car driver, from a family of car lovers, he has spent what he calls many “grubby-fingered” hours fixing and restoring historical automobiles, and thousands more driving a broad array of them. Miles talks about his new book, The Archaeological Automobile. It is a legacy resource that assigns the car its rightful place at the cultural center of the contemporary world.
Feb 28, 2022
2019: Jonathan Carrier

Jonathan Carrier is the Co-Founder of ZipCharge, the world’s first portable EV charger, a portable power bank on wheels. ZipCharge enables EV drivers to charge wherever they park. It is a revolutionary product removing the common barrier to EV ownership bringing the possibility of home charging to anyone who cannot currently plug-in at their home.

Feb 25, 2022
2018: Mitch Shatzen

Mitch Shatzen is President and COO of Woodside Credit, Collector Car Financing, overseeing all operations, marketing, customer relations, and business development.  He has 40 years of consumer lending experience.

Feb 24, 2022
2017: Kevin Tetz

Kevin Tetz has had a career in collision repair and restoration and using his talents, he launched Paintucation, back in 1998, a series of award winning instructional videos focusing on fundamental automotive restoration and refinishing techniques. You'll also find Kevin on TV.

Feb 23, 2022
2016: Jan Kalmer

Jan Kalmar is the Co-Owner of Kalmar Automotive, a company he and past Cars Yeah guest Tom Kristensen own. Kalmar’s Automotive’s mission is to create the greenest car ever by building new life back into existing cars.

Feb 22, 2022
2015: Johans Lamic

Johans Lamic is an automotive enthusiast and artist whose work is a fusion of his passion and experiences, combining multiple techniques. His Whale Tail Project is a Porsche-related study that pays tribute to Porsche’s racing history.

Feb 21, 2022
2014: Joe Kimball

Joe Kimball has over 30 years of automotive detailing experience. In 2019 he and his son Kody founded Kimball’s Hands on Detailing.  Joe started the Detailer’s Network Group, a weekly networking meeting for detailers around the world helping them to run a successful detailing business.

Feb 18, 2022
2013: Jim Kane

Jim Kane is the Vice President of Engineering at Baraja, a deep technology company that has reinvented LiDAR for self-driving vehicles. Their groundbreaking Spectrum-Scan™ platform is setting new benchmarks for precision, range, and reliability.

Feb 17, 2022
2012: Tyke Durst

Tyke Durst is an 18-year-old racer who has different plans than most high schoolers. He is training to earn a spot in Formula 4 racing and is driving in the Winter YACademy with Gonella Racing.

Feb 16, 2022
2011: Tim McGrane

Tim McGrane is the CEO at M1 Concourse, an 87-acre playground for automotive enthusiasts that includes the world’s largest community of Private Garages and a state-of-the-art 1.5 mile Performance Track, all within its own private Motorsports Club.

Feb 15, 2022
2010: Graham Heeps

Graham Heeps is an automotive writer who writes freelance for magazines, websites and companies in Europe and North America, and blogs about toy cars. He recently published 20 Great Race Cars, the first in a new series of his eBooks for children.

Feb 14, 2022
2009: Rick Barnett

Rick Barnett is the organizer of the Coast to Copper Blossom Trail Run, a spectacular tour that starts on March 19 and begins at The Lodge at Pebble Beach, travels through the blossom groves of the central valley, the Sierra foothills, and to Yosemite National Park’s to The Ahwahnee hotel.

Feb 11, 2022
2008: Brandes Elitch

Brandes Elitch is an automotive collector, journalist, and author who esearched and wrote the book Lancia Loraymo that documents Raymond Loewy's Lancia, built for the 1960 Paris Motor Show.

Feb 10, 2022
2007: Chris Piche

Chris Piche is the Founder of Smarter AI, a company making safety the number one priority with its line of software cameras for transportation, serving as the leader in AI camera and enablement software. 

Feb 09, 2022
2006: Cameron Healy

Cameron Healy is a 71 year old entrepreneur who has founded several companies over a 50 year career. Cameron is a historic racer, car collector, researcher, writer, and enthusiast for motorsports history with a passionate focus on Porsches. 

Feb 08, 2022
2005: Paul Tracy

Paul Tracy is a racer who set the record for wins in the 1990 American Racing Series Championship. He raced in IndyCar and CART for teams including: Penske Racing, Newman/Haas Racing, Player’s Forsythe team, and Team Kool Green. Paul’s raced in the Indy 500, run in the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, the 24 Hours of Daytona, the Camping World Truck Series and Stadium Super Trucks. 

Feb 07, 2022
2004: Tim Strange

Tim Strange is the founder and owner of Strange Motion where he and his team build some of the coolest hot rods in the world. His builds have earned him multiple accolades and awards at Goodguys, Hemmings Motor News, the Elden Titus Award, a Johnny D’Agostino Contemporary Custom Award, and many others.

Feb 04, 2022
2003: Matt Conn

Matt Conn is the Co-Founder of Ferds Garage, an online classified site for everything Porsche that launched this year. Along with business partner Kevin Ream, a fellow Porsche enthusiast Matt met at a Porsche Club event, they started working together buying and selling the marque.

Feb 03, 2022
2002: Rob McGinnis

Rob McGinnis is Founder and CEO of Prometheus, a Silicon Valley startup that removes CO2 from the air and turns it into zero net carbon gasoline, diesel, and jet fuels that are superior to fossil fuels all at a lower price.

Feb 02, 2022
2001: David Michery
David Michery is the CEO and Chairman of Mullen Technologies and Mullen Automotive, a Southern California-based automobile manufacturing company that owns and partners with several synergistic businesses working toward the unified goals of creating clean and scaleable energy solutions including electric vehicles.
Feb 01, 2022
2000: The Brinkerhoffs
Today on Cars Yeah we celebrate Show Number 2,000 with two incredbile inspiring women who will share their Antarctic Challenge in a 1956 Porsche 356, the culmination of a 7 continent adventure.
Jan 31, 2022
1999: Matthew Ivanhoe

Matthew Ivanhoe is the Founder at The Cultivated Collector where he spends countless hours scouring the globe for rare and investment grade exotic vehicles. He buys and sells some of the most exotic vehicles available while fostering client and industry relationships. 

Jan 28, 2022
1998: Jagger Jones

Jagger Jones is a 19 year old racer who in 2019 was awarded the NASCAR Rising Star of the Year Award in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. Jagger’s grandfather is legendary racer and 1963 Indy 500 winner, Parnelli Jones. Jagger will be racing full time in the U.S. F2000 National Championship for Cape Motorsports in 2022.

Jan 27, 2022
1997: Dan Ritopecki
Dan Ritopecki is the Auction Director of The First Annual Naples Motorcar Auctions taking place at the Ultimate Garages in Naples, Florida. It's part of the legendary Cars on Fifth weekend.
Jan 26, 2022
1996: Steven Dibdin
Steven Dibdin is the Co-Owner of Additive Restoration where they keep unique cars on the road by reverse engineering and manufacturing parts using 3D scanning, printing, and other cutting-edge technologies. They also provide problem solving and design solutions.
Jan 25, 2022
1995: Doron Myersdorf

Doron Myersdorf is the CEO at StoreDot, a pioneer and leader of extreme fast charging (XFC) batteries that overcome the critical barrier to mainstream EV adoption – range and charging anxiety. The company has revolutionized the conventional Lithium-ion battery by designing and synthesizing proprietary organic and inorganic compounds, making it possible to fully charge an EV in just five minutes – the same time it takes to refuel a conventional combustion engine vehicle. 

Jan 24, 2022
1994: Greg Stanley

Greg Stanley is a Car Specialist for RM Sotheby's where they conduct live and on-line auctions, private sales and help with acquiring and selling small and large collections of the finest automobiles. Greg is also the Creator and Host of The Collector Car Podcast.

Jan 21, 2022
1993: John Houlihan

John Houlihan had a career in industrial design and worked at GM in their Advanced Studios Future Projects and later on the  ’71 Buick Riviera Boattail and the Chevy Vega. After his time with GM he worked at Smith Corona and General Electric designing products. He also worked at TIMEX in watch design. 

Jan 20, 2022
1992 Carl Telford

Dr. Carl Telford is the Research and Innovation Manager at Consortium for Battery Innovation, where he facilitates funding opportunities for lead batteries across multiple applications and sectors.

Jan 19, 2022
1991: Tony Lewin

Tony Lewin is a lifelong automotive commentator and industry analyst who has spent much of his career testing cars, analyzing them, and reporting on the ups and downs of the global enterprises that build them. Today shares his BMW M: 50 Years of the Ultimate Driving Machines.

Jan 18, 2022
1990: Christopher Gerardino

Christopher Gerardino is the Chief Vision Officer and Co-Founder at Ristretto Electric bike, a brand and manufacture focused on design and performance. Their Ristretto 303 Founders Edition is a limited-edition electric bike designed and built with specialized components and materials.

Jan 17, 2022
1989: Derek Daly

Derek Daly is a world class Formula One and Indy 500 driver, master of fast, entrepreneur, best-selling author, and 25 year network television analyst. He competed against world champions, raced for some of the world’s most successful teams, won races all over the world, lived in Monte Carlo, dined with Royalty, and was almost killed three times while racing!

Jan 14, 2022
1988: Jason Plotke

Jason Plotke is the Co-Founder and President of Private Motorsports Group which owns and operates Apex Motor Club, a private car club is in Maricopa, Arizona providing a unique track and social environment for automotive enthusiasts.

Jan 13, 2022
1987: Jim Maetzold

Jim Maetzold is in charge of the Race Car Section of the Concours in the Hills.  In the 70s and 80s Jim raced in SCCA events driving a number of Formula Atlantic race cars. In 2015 he started vintage racing in a March Atlantic that Jacques Villeneuve raced. He owns and operates Pac West Trading in Arizona.

Jan 12, 2022
1986: Larry Smith

Larry Smith is the Founding Chairman of the newly formed Henry Ford Driver’s Club and a Chairman at the Concours in the Hills. He is a judge at numerous prestigious concours including Amelia Island Concours, Meadow Brook, the Louis Vuitton in Paris and London, automotive art at Pebble Beach and others. 

Jan 11, 2022
1985: Peter Volny

Peter Volny is the Founder of the Concours in the Hills that will celebrate its eighth show on Saturday, February 12, 2022 in Fountain Hills Arizona. The event will feature over one thousand cars and 30,000+ spectators while raising tens of thousands of dollars for Phoenix Childrens. 

Jan 10, 2022
1984: Roman Barnes

Roman Barnes is the owner of Empire Vintage Autos in Monterey, CA, a business centered around the detailing, cosmetic preservation, and restoration of collector cars. He is also a consultant, provides collection management, and consignment sales of all types of specialty automobiles.

Jan 07, 2022
1983: Richard Lentinello

Richard Lentinello is the Founder and Editor in Chief of Crankshaft, a 144-page, high-quality, quarterly publication that many consider to be the modern-day Automobile Quarterly, but with a soft cover. His mantra is Fascinating Automobiles That Will Blow Your Mind.

Jan 06, 2022
1982: Anthony Ray

Anthony Ray, known by fans as Sir Mix-A-Lot, is the owner of Rhyme Cartel Records and Mix-A-Lot Publishing. He’s a songwriter, producer, performer, rapper, TV performer, and entrepreneur. He's also a big-time automotive enthusiast.

Jan 05, 2022
1981: Jim Palam

Jim Palam is the Executive Creative Director of Jim Palam & Partners where they create result-focused programs and integrated campaigns for a variety of businesses including those in the automotive sector. 

Jan 04, 2022
1980z: Matt Spurlock

Matt Spurlock is the Global Technical Manager for Zengine Labs, an easy-to-use oil sampling service you can utilize at home or it your garage that tests your vehicle’s oil for 29 different data points, saving clients and customers on costly repairs.

Jan 03, 2022
1979: Lennart van kampen

Lennart van Kampen the owner of Lennart’s Garage, where he builds wooden signs and sculptures. Lennart's Garage is recognized worldwide as one of the finest creators of vintage-style wall art.

Dec 31, 2021
1978: Peter Maier

Peter Maier is an automobile designer, industrial designer, and fine artist. After seeing Maier’s work at the New York World’s Fair— VP of General Motors Corporation, Bill Mitchell, hired Peter prior to his junior year in college, Peter was only 19 at the time.

Dec 30, 2021
1977: John Buck

John Buck is the Owner and Producer of Rod Shows, producers of the West Coast’s premier indoor hot rod and custom car shows including the Grand National Roadster Show and the Sacramento Autorama.

Dec 29, 2021
1976: Jeff Nowak

Jeff Nowak is the Creative Director at Macchina Speciale. He and his team form a marketing agency that works exclusively with automotive specialists. They help brokers, restoration masters, and car specialists grow their businesses through digital marketing.

Dec 28, 2021
1975: Chris Blanchette

Chris Blanchette is Vice President, Strategic Store Operations at Advanced Auto Parts. He is also the President and Chairman at Techforce Foundation and Director of ASE Education Foundation.

Dec 27, 2021
1974: Kevin Pavlov

Kevin Pavlov is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of ElectraMeccanica where they build the electric Solo vehicle. It's a completely new way to view and experience the automobile.

Dec 24, 2021
1973: Jim Taylor

Jim Taylor is the CEO of Electric Last Mile Solutions, ELMS, where they are transforming commercial fleets to drive the e-mobility business of today and tomorrow. Jim also held various leadership positions at General Motors from 1995 to 2010, including CEO of Hummer and President of Cadillac.


Dec 23, 2021
1972: Rachael Clegg

For almost ten years artist Rachael Clegg has made motorsport the subject of her cult collectible photographs. Her images, published as calendars and as collectible art prints, have celebrated some of motorsports best and least known stories, specifically around the Isle of Man TT course and the infamous Nürburgring circuit in Germany.

Dec 22, 2021
1971: Mel Craig

Mel Craig an industry leader in car care for now almost 50 years. Mel has spent his entire career building a brand and a global name in the automotive appearance industry.  At 64 years old Mel is not only one of the biggest names in car care, but still working his very exclusive, high end shop location in Huntington Beach California.

Dec 21, 2021
1970: Kevin Robinson

Kevin Robinson is the Founder of TRAC, a company that designs and manufactures tools that make changing wheels and tires easier at home and in the shop. In 2019 he won the SEMA New Product award for his Tire Rotation Assistance Cart.

Dec 20, 2021
1968: Barrie Wills

Barrie Wills has spent over 50 years in the global automotive industry. His newest book is the prequel/sequel to his first book and its title is, 45+ Years without John DeLorean… and a little more with. It covers Barrie’s 50+ year career spent working in 50 countries around the globe.

Dec 17, 2021
1968: Mike Zarnock

Michael Zarnock is an American Author, Columnist, Publisher, Diecast Hall of Fame Hot Wheels Historian, 3 Time Guinness World Record Holder, Actor, Musician, Race Car Driver, Builder and Fabricator. Michael's knowledge and his 30,000 vehicle Hot Wheels collection is amazing.

Dec 16, 2021
1967: Tony & Carmen Matthews

Tony and Carmen Matthews are co-founders of SuperFly Autos, ‘This is how we roll’, an automotive media lifestyle brand that searches the globe to find car creators from the many cultures of the automotive world.

Dec 15, 2021
1966: Rick Seger

Rick Seger is the Chairman and CEO of Sigma Sense, a global leader in touch sensing performance, and the future of automotive screens and displays. His company is revolutionizing sensing through a foundational technology breakthrough which delivers better, cleaner data from the analog world.

Dec 14, 2021
1965: Juan Diego Calle

Juan Diego Calle is the CEO at He is a serial entrepreneur who after selling his 2nd company in 2014, he and his brother Nelson (a past Cars Yeah guest) started to focus on their hobby of car collecting, and more specifically, restoring their grandfather's vintage Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 with the FJ Company.

Dec 13, 2021
1964: Maggie Pugesek

Maggie Pugesek is an expert in automotive call training. As a Partner at C&M Coaching, she has developed training material, word tracks and processes that help improve overall call quality for sales, collections, service, and BDC departments. 

Dec 10, 2021
1963: Mehdi Izemmour

Mehdi Izemmour is the Founder of Hills where they provide Tesla owners with an opportunity to showcase distinction in a world of sameness. They design and manufacture made-to-order accessories that are manufactured with precision and crafted using noble and natural materials.

Dec 09, 2021
1962: Cole Sorenson

Cole Sorenson has been a lifelong fan of motorsport in all forms. He's a race track announcer and a video journalist with CHEK TV. His latest project is CHEK's Sorenson Speed Talk podcast where he interviews a variety of different guests from around the province of British Columbia with connections to motorsports.

Dec 08, 2021
1961: Camrie Caruso

Camrie Caruso is a 23-year-old, third generation drag racer who will become the second woman to contest a full season of NHRA Pro Stock racing when she joins the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series in 2022.

Dec 07, 2021
1960: Tabetha Hammer

Tabetha Hammer is the CEO and President of America’s Automotive Trust. She oversees the work of LeMay – America’s Car Museum, RPM Foundation, and America on Wheels Museum as well as the Club Auto and Concours Club.

Dec 06, 2021
1959: Michael Allen

Michael Allen is the author and researcher for the book Ontario Motor Speedway: Racings Paradise Lost,  a history of that track that operated in Southern California from 1970 until the end of 1980.

Dec 03, 2021
1958: Catherine Bond Muir

Catherine Bond Muir is the Chief Executive Officer of the W Series, a free-to-enter championship that provides equal opportunities for women by eliminating the financial barriers that have historically prevented them from progressing to the upper echelons of motorsport. 

Dec 02, 2021
1957: Scott Shrader

Scott Shrader is the owner of The Palm Event that takes place at the Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach Florida. It is a weekend celebration of motorsports where guests enjoy amazing automobiles, gourmet food, fine wine, and breathtaking fashion, plus a rally, all while raising money for worthy causes.

Dec 01, 2021
1956: Gary Mantz

Gary Mantz is the host of the broadcast and podcast “American Road Trip Talk” on 1150 KKNW Seattle and Podcast One. Created by Thomas and Becky Repp, producers of the award-winning American Road magazine, the show brings you unique guests and a discovery of the backroads that embody true Americana. 

Nov 30, 2021
1955: John Koszewnik

John Koszewnik is an automotive industry veteran with over 40 years of experience. A retired chief technical officer for Achates Power and over 30 years with Ford Motor Company as an executive.

Nov 29, 2021
1954: Steve Holter

Steve Holter has been a race car driver, engineer, and worked in television. In his new book he unravels the true story of Crusader, his book about John Cobb’s Ill-fated quest for speed on water. 

Nov 26, 2021
1952: In Memoriam

Today's show is a Memoriam to 7 past Cars Yeah guests who we've lost this year. It's a tribute to their lives and all the inspiration that they gave to the automotive world. They are a reminder that each day is a precious gift. Here's wishing you all a restful and healthy Thanksgiving. 

Nov 25, 2021
1952: Kelly Crandall

Kelly Crandall has been on the NASCAR beat full-time since 2013. She and joined RACER magazine as chief NASCAR writer in 2017. Her work has also appeared in, the NASCAR Illustrated magazine, and NBC Sports. Kelly also hosts a weekly The Racing Writer’s Podcast.

Nov 24, 2021
1951: Zach Wingfield

Zach Wingfield is a film producer and Founder of Zwingfilms, a company he started in 2012. Today he has made Zwingfilms, a subsidiary to his brand “ZWING” selling merchandise, working on vehicles, and participating in drifting events. 

Nov 23, 2021
1950: Mitch Bergeron

Mitch Bergeron is a professional motorcycle builder whose bikes have earned him numerous wins at the biggest bike shows in the US. His first book titled Harley Davidson Source Book celebrating these iconic motorcycles in encyclopedia form. 

Nov 22, 2021
1949: Shauna McIntyre

Shauna McIntyre is president of Ouster Automotive where they are focused on driving mass-market adoption of digital lidar in consumer and commercial vehicles.

Nov 19, 2021
1948: Mike Simmons

Mike Simmons is the Founder of the Silo Auto Club and Conservancy. The venue combines car storage, with a private enthusiast’s club, and an event facility. His club provides high-end automotive events, concerts of all varieties, wine and spirts tastings, cigar nights, race watch parties, racing simulators, and unique automotive lifestyle events. 

Nov 18, 2021
1948: Jade Gurss

Jade Gurss is the owner of Fingerprint Inc., a sports publicity company. He is a best-selling author having written a number of motorsports books. His newest book is titled Al Unser Jr. / A Checkered Past, chronicling Little Al’s life, successes, and challenges. 

Nov 17, 2021
1946: Don "The Snake" Prudhomme

Don “The Snake” Prudhomme is a legend in drag racing. He was a six time  NHRA World Champion. But there’s no such thing as retirement for The Snake. He’s been racing 1000 mile Baja style races for the past three years and he is the 2021 Yokohama NORRA Mexican 1000 class winner. 

Nov 16, 2021
1945: Chad Ellman

Chad Ellman is the Marketing Manager for Global Tire Repair at Slime where since 1969, Slime has been a pioneer and innovator in tire sealant and tire repair technology.

Nov 15, 2021
1944: Paul Pfanner

Paul Pfanner is the Founder, President and CEO at Racer Media & Marketing. He is the Executive Publisher at RACER Magazine, Vintage Motorsport Magazine, and SportsCar Magazine for the Sports Car Club of America.

Nov 12, 2021
1943: Dwayne Mattox

Dwayne Mattox is an engineer for Miller Welders and he’ll be on the soon-to-be-released scripted racing show The Fast Society and the new season of Monster Garage with Jesse James.

Nov 11, 2021
1942: Brad Stewart

Bradley Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer for Fair Technologies where they are building a new digital car-shopping experience that’s bigger and better than anything you’ve seen before.

Nov 10, 2021
1941: Burt Richmond

Burt Richmond has had a passion for gears, cars and motorcycles since he was a young boy. He organized and guided motorcycle tours around the world, participated in the Peking-to-Paris Rally in a 1953 Citroën 2CV, he’s driven in many road rallies including the Colorado Grand, California Mille, and SCM1000. His Collectors Car Garage has been the site of many enthusiasts’ events.

Nov 09, 2021
1940: John Ewert

John Ewert is the Communications Director at Elkhart Lake’s Road America. This legendary race track is situated on 640 acres near the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive and has hosted races since September 1955.

Nov 04, 2021
1938: Geoff Chrysler

Geoff Chrysler is the owner of Rightway Heritage Trimming. For over 20 years he has been specializing in British and European auto upholstery working as a distinguished auto trimmer, pattern maker, and upholsterer for some of the leading trim and restoration shops in the world.

Nov 04, 2021
1937: Renee Brinkerhoff

Renee Brinkerhoff is headed to Union Glacier, Antarctica on December 5 to complete 356 miles on the ice in the interior of Antarctica in her Polar Porsche. It is a 1956 Porsche 356 A coupe that’s been engineered with skis and tracks to tackle snow and ice. Her driving force is to raise awareness and funds to combat child trafficking globally. 

Nov 03, 2021
1936: Marisol Herrera

Marisol Herrera is the Executive Director at The Zimmerman Automobile Driving Museum. The Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit and ride in historic vehicles.

Nov 02, 2021
1939: Kenneth Midgett

Kenneth Midgett is a professional photographer with a passion for motorsports and automobiles. He’s worked in the IndyCar paddock with teams including Andretti Autosport, Arrow McLaren, and Carlin Racing. He thrives in a fast-paced environment, where every moment is crucial and preparation is key.

Nov 01, 2021
1935: Josh Hart

Josh Hart has established himself as one of the future stars of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. His outstanding credentials make him one of the most impactful candidates for Rookie of the Year in recent memory.

Nov 01, 2021
1934: Tommy Atadan

Thomas Atadan has provided product and project management services at Trellist for five years, a professional services firm. He spearheads product development as a part of Andy Lally ALIVE Ventures and he is also the official spokesperson for Awesome Joe Auctions.

Oct 29, 2021
1933: David Atadan

David Atadan is the Chief Ventures Officer of Trellist, a professional services firm delivering performance-driven business solutions. David is partnering with racer Andy Lally and his company, Andy Lally ALIVE, to launch Awesome Joe Auctions.

Oct 28, 2021
1932: Alexander Searle

Alexander Searle, a go karting Champion, has been selected as a finalist for the Mazda Motorsports Spec MX-5 Shootout. Karters compete for a Spec MX-5 Shootout slot via a combination of physical and mental testing that determine five Mazda scholarship recipients.

Oct 27, 2021
1931: Thomas Annnuziata

Thomas Annunziata is a 16 year old kart racer and race car driver who is pursuing a career in motorsports. He has earned a position and selected as a finalist for the Mazda Motorsports Spec MX-5 Shootout.

Oct 26, 2021
1930: Justin Lunny

Justin Lunny is the Founder and CEO of Everatti, where they passionately redefine the most iconic cars and make them relevant to the world today. Classic vehicles converted to electric power.

Oct 25, 2021
1929: Mark Hanchett

Mark Hanchett is the Founder and CEO of ATLIS Motor Vehicles. ATLIS is revolutionizing battery technology from the ground up and developing their AMV cell entirely in-house, reimagining what a work vehicle powered by their AMV technology should look like with the XT pickup truck.

Oct 22, 2021
1928: Rita Case

Rita Case is the President, CEO and Owner of The Rick Case Automotive Group, the nation’s largest retail auto group owned and operated by a woman. Rita is a new member of the prestigious 2022 Horatio Alger Award and she is the only woman in the automotive retail business in their 75-year history to become an honoree.

Oct 21, 2021
1927: Stacy Puckett Taylor

Stacy Puckett Taylor is the Director of Car Culture at ShiftGate, a modern approach to classic car online auctions that launched on July 21, 2021. ShiftGate was built for every car collector, enthusiast, and dreamer. 

Oct 20, 2021
1926: Sabré Cook

Sabré Cook is a drive in the W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers. Their first U.S. appearance is in conjunction with the upcoming Formula 1 race at COTA (Circuit of the Americas) for a double header weekend.

Oct 19, 2021
1925: Ayla Agren

Ayla Agren is a drive in the W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers. Their first U.S. appearance is in conjunction with the upcoming Formula 1 race at COTA (Circuit of the Americas) for a double header weekend.

Oct 18, 2021
1924: Samantha Zimmerman

Samantha Zimmerman is a fine artist who specializes in realism and a  majority of her art is focused on automotive and motorsports subjects. Whether it be two wheels or four wheels, she loves to capture the true essence of speed and you are guaranteed to feel the heat and hear the turbo flutter when viewing her pieces!

Oct 15, 2021
1923: Jerry Cox

Jerry Cox is a Washington-DC based lawyer and crisis communications advisor with 40 years of experience with airbags in automobiles. Jerry wrote a book titled, Killer Airbags: The Deadly Secret Automakers Don’t Want You to Know, how that turned into the biggest recall of any consumer product in history. Today he returns for some potentially life-saving updates on the airbag disaster.

Oct 14, 2021
1922: Rob Keil

Rob Keil is an advertising art director, filmmaker and author who share his latest is a book titled Art Fitzpatrick and Van Kaufman, the same men who illustrated hundreds of those Pontiac ads that inspired him as a kid to have a career in advertising.

Oct 13, 2021
1921: Thomas Hodges

Thomas Hodges days on the racetrack resulted in him founding Ultimate Track Day. He and his team host automotive events at some of the finest racetracks including, Laguna Seca, The Thermal Club, and many others.

Oct 12, 2021
1920: Douglas Gorney

Douglas Gorney is an artist living in San Francisco. He works primarily in watercolor and ink, capturing San Francisco architecture, street scenes, and particularly its (re)emerging car culture.

Oct 11, 2021
1919: Ken Gross

Ken Gross is this year’s Concours Director at the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival. He is an award-winning automotive journalist and has contributed to almost every car magazine you’ve ever enjoyed reading.

Oct 08, 2021
1918: Dick York

Dick York is an Event Advisor for the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival. He's an ex-fighter pilot and races Ferraris and historic race cars. The need for speed may have been derived from flying Navy F4 jet fighters off of carriers in the Viet Nam war.

Oct 07, 2021
1917: Kevin Caulfield

Kevin Caulfield is in charge of business development at the Ferrari restoration experts Motion Products. His role with the Second Annual Chattanooga Motorcar Festival has been to curate 14 special Ferraris that will grace the event and Kevin will be a docent for the VIP tours of these special Ferraris. 

Oct 06, 2021
1916: Corky Coker

Corky Coker is the Grand Marshal for the Second Annual Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, a three-day event that includes a Rallye, Grand Prix, and Concours d’Elegance. Corky assumed the leadership role in the Coker Family’s BF Goodrich tire dealership in 1974 and for the next 45 years he and his team helped define the collector-car hobby.

Oct 05, 2021
1915: Brian Redman

Brian Redman is The Grand Ambassador of the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, a three-day event that includes a Rallye, Grand Prix, and Concours d’Elegance. Brian participated in 358 races in his professional career.

Oct 04, 2021
1914: Ben Ebel Michelin

Ben Ebel is the User Experience Designer at Michelin’s Customer Experience Lab. His team leads the development of new technology and business strategies that makes Michelin’s services, solutions, and products more irresistible to their customers. 

Oct 01, 2021
1913: Merry Harlacher

Merry Harlacher chairs the board of the Hilton Head Island Concours d’Elegance and Motoring Festival. This is a multi-day event culminating in the Sunday Concours.

Sep 30, 2021
1912: Robert Jepson

Robert Jepson was the 2019 Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance winner and will be returning this year with his spectacular 1920  Model H Stutz Bearcat. Robert shares many stories about his spectacular collection.

Sep 29, 2021
1911: Mark Piekarski

Mark Piekarski is a ‘car guy’ who grew up in the auto industry and built a lifetime career around automobiles. He is actively involved in promoting the ‘car enthusiast hobby’ on Hilton Head as President of the Lowcountry Oyster Motor Driving Society, which is the founding club of Hilton Head Concours de Elegance. 

Sep 28, 2021
1910: Paul Ianuario

Paul Ianuario is the Chief Judge at the Hilton Head Concours d’Elegance and Motoring Festival. Paul is a retired engineer who spent more than 40 years in the automotive supplier industry with 20 years spent with Michelin Tire Corporation.

Sep 27, 2021
1909: Randy Ema Duesenbergs

Randy Ema is a restoration expert and one of the world’s leading experts on the Duesenberg marque. He will be a guest speaker at this year’s Ironstone Concours d’Elegance talking about these magnificent classic cars.

Sep 24, 2021
1908: Brian Blain a Ragtime Racer

Brian Blain is one of the Ragtime Racers, a group of passionate automotive enthusiasts who take their 100-year-old race cars around the world to demonstrate on tracks what racing was like 100 years ago. 

Sep 23, 2021
1907: Rob Miller

Rob Miller is on the board of The Ironstone Concours d’Elegance, a role he’s had for over 10 years. The two-days of fun features a number of events including a vintage road rally, a Cars and Stars Evening Gala, Speaker Forums, an Amphicar display, vintage race cars in action to watch tear up the dirt, wine tasting, and a concours.

Sep 22, 2021
1906: Dick McClure Ironstone Concours

Dick McClure is on the Advisory Board the Quail Motorsports Gathering and Board of Directors for The Ironstone Concours. He was the Co-Founder along with Martin Swig of the California Mille and participated in many of their rallies and he hosts two tours, the Spring Colors Motoring Tour and the Fall Colors Motoring Tour. 

Sep 21, 2021
1905: Wayne Craig Ironstone Concours

Wayne Craig is the Race Car Chairman and board member of the Ironstone Concours d’Elegance. Chief Docent and Car Sourcing Committee Member of the La Jolla Concours. Chief Docent and Jr. Judge Leader for the Hillsborough Concours and Chairman of the Docent Program of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

Sep 20, 2021
1904: Cap Caputo

Lance “Cap” Caputo has spent 30 years helping individuals and business owners using his skills in automotive reconditioning. He is on a quest to change his career path and re-invent himself.

Sep 17, 2021
1903: Melinda Russell

Melinda Russell is the founder of Women’s Motorsports Network, the parent company of the International Women’s Motorsports Association, the IWMA Nation News Magazine, and Racing Girls Rock podcast.

Sep 16, 2021
1902: Daniel Donnelly

Daniel Donnelly is the Founder of Garden State Goons Racing where he campaigns a track-ready minivan he’s named ‘The Mom Rocket’ and an off-road sedan called “The Brorover”.

Sep 15, 2021
1901: Gundula Tutt

Dr. Gundula Tutt is the Founder of OMNIA Restoration in Freiburg, Germany where she conducts scientific analysis, conservation, and restoration work on original paints and coatings, leather and artificial leather, textile materials, wood lacquers and galvanic surfaces on historic vehicles in active use.

Sep 14, 2021
1900: Albert Viator

Albert Viator earned a degree in Film and TV production and began his career shooting and producing film and TV programming. His recent book titled An Accidental (PSY) Warrior talks about his time in Viet Nam touring with the Army Infantry during the war tied with stories about his passion for cars.

Sep 13, 2021
1899: Wesley Smith Standard H

Wesley Smith is the Founder of STANDARD H, an apparel business where he incorporates his passion for automobiles and bikes into his brand. 

Sep 10, 2021
1898: Rachel Thurow R&D Garage

Rachel Thurow has been into cars since she was young. Rachel is also an actor and model. You’ll recognize her from her R&D Garage YouTube show. She is always happy to talk to a like-minded car person and especially loves making women feel comfortable about working on their cars! 

Sep 09, 2021
1897: Rick 'Mack' McCloskey

Rick McCloskey, also known as Rick Mack, is an artist, photographer, and collector car enthusiast. He grew up in the San Fernando Valley in the 50s and 60s. This was a time of car cruising culture along Van Nuys Boulevard, Bob’s Big Boy Drive-ins. Rick created his book titled Van Nuys Boulevard 1972, a fascinating book on California car culture. 

Sep 08, 2021
1896: Jeff Mason La Carrera

Jeff Mason Founded Hero Design Studio and began a career as a designer and entrepreneur. When he and his brother Chris started preparing to race the Carrera Panamericana, it was natural for him to create Driving La Carrera, a podcast and blog to share the stories from their rally racing adventure.

Sep 07, 2021
1895: Shel Smith ShiftGate

Shel Smith is the CEO at ShiftGate, a modern approach to classic car online auctions. ShiftGate was built for every car collector, enthusiast, and dreamer. Today Shel and his two business partners, Neil and Amit, both past Cars Yeah guests, are helping people connection to cars by marketing intelligence and hyper-targeting advertising that connects active buyers with motivated sellers quickly. 

Sep 06, 2021
1894: Sam & John Posey

Sam Posey’s racing endeavors spanned 17 seasons, 1965–81, and included a famous victory in 1975 with BMW in the 12 Hours of Sebring. His second career as a TV commentator lasted for over 40 years. He has co-authored a new book titled Sam’s Scrapbook: My Motorsports Memories with his son John.

Sep 03, 2021
1893: Giles Chapman Author

Giles Chapman writes and talks about the motor car, its industry, its history and its culture. He is the author of 55 books on a huge spectrum of car-related subjects, his latest is The Jaguar Century: 100 Years of Automotive Excellence.

Sep 02, 2021
1892: Amit Ahluwalia ShiftGate

Amit Ahluwalia is Co-Founder and the Chief Technology Officer and at ShiftGate, a modern approach to classic car online auctions that launched on July 21, 2021. ShiftGate was built for every car collector, enthusiast, and dreamer.

Sep 01, 2021
1891: Rick Steffens

Rick Steffens is the driver of the all-new Hot Wheels Mega Wrex™, and is part of the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live domestic tour.  Not only does Rick drive monster trucks, but he also enjoys working on them. His shop build shocks, rear end housings, four-link bars, everything from A to Z comes out of his shop Sampson 4X4.

Aug 31, 2021
1890: Rebecca Schnell

Rebecca Schnell is the the only Female driver of Hot Wheels Monster Truck Bigfoot Midwest Madness. She is the first female driver for Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, a first-ever collaboration between Hot Wheels and Bigfoot.

Aug 30, 2021
1889: John Hotchkis

John Hotchkis is the President and CEO of Hotchkis Sport Suspension, a performance aftermarket product company. John and his team design and build high quality performance suspension products engineered to perform and designed to be strong. John's a past racer as well.

Aug 27, 2021
1888: J.K. Kelly Deadly Driver

J.K. Kelly is an automotive author who first got hooked on motorsports after attending his first NASCAR event at Pocono. His most recent novel is titled Deadly Driver and blends his love for storytelling with his writing skills and the experience he had working with government agencies while at VP Racing Fuels and the time he spent in motorsports.

Aug 26, 2021
1887: Steve Fremgen Coppa Bella Motors

Steve Fremgen owns Coppa Bella Motors, a business he opened in 2010 located in the magnificent Garage Unlimited complex in Monterey, California. He performs service, repair, rebuilding, diagnostics, and mechanical restoration of Ferrari sports and racing cars.

Aug 25, 2021
1886: Matas Buzelis carVertical

Matas Buzelis is the Head of Communications at an online car history check platform. With a few simple clicks you will get a full history report of any vehicle using a VIN and be able to see the mileage, theft history, accidents, repairs, if the vehicle was used as a taxi, and more. 

Aug 24, 2021
1885: Adam Hawley THEON Design

Adam Hawley is the Founder and Managing Director of THEON Design where they pay homage to Porsche’s heritage, methodology, and engineering ethos, by distilling and enhancing the essence of the air cooled 911, making each car lighter, more powerful and even more visceral to drive. 

Aug 23, 2021
1884: Glen Smale

Glen Smale is a professional motor journalist and photographer. He’s authored fifteen books covering sports cars and motor racing, and founded the photo agency Virtual Motorpix, specializing in sports cars and motorsports racing. His newest book is titled Porsche At Le Mans: 70 Years

Aug 20, 2021
1883: Andrew Habberstad

Andrew Habberstad is a third-generation automobile dealer located in Long Island, New York. Entering their 50th year of business, the Habberstad Auto Group is comprised of 4 dealerships throughout New York and Florida.  

Aug 19, 2021
1882: Neil Treadway ShiftGate

Neil Treadway is one of three founders at ShiftGate, a modern approach to classic car online auctions that launched on July 21, 2021. ShiftGate was built for every car collector, enthusiast, and dreamer.

Aug 18, 2021
1881: Michael Thomas Pennzoil

Michael Thomas has been with Shell/Pennzoil for more than 30 years and serves as the Pennzoil Technical Information Specialist. He is a nationally recognized expert in the passenger car motor oil sector for over 45 years.

Aug 17, 2021
1880: Eddie Trayner Interstate Vans

Eddie Trayner is the owner of Interstate Vans. Eddie and his dog, Lainie, set off on a post-college adventure to travel with as few costs and as many experiences as possible. The best way to do this: creating a van that was outfitted with everything he needed. 

Aug 16, 2021
1879: Chris Mason La Carrera Panamerica

Chris Mason is the Co-Founder, along with his brother Jeffrey of Driving La Carrera, a motorsports media production company and vintage rally racing team. These two American brothers go racing in and documenting the world’s last great road race, Mexico’s La Carrera Panamericana.

Aug 13, 2021
1878: Cody Metcalf of EVIT

Cody Metcalf is the Automotive Instructor for East Valley Institute of Technology in Arizona, and sits on the RPM Foundation Task Force Board for their own Apprenticeship and Internship programs.

Aug 12, 2021
1877: Rudy Samsel Guys With Rides

Rudy Samsel is the Co-Founder of Guys With Rides, a dealer-free community and auction site for collector car enthusiasts to buy and sell vintage rides at the lowest prices in the industry.  Guys With Rides has redefined on-line collector car auctions to benefit buyers and sellers alike and connects like-minded automotive enthusiasts.

Aug 11, 2021
1876: Peter Grimsdale The Bentley Boys

Peter Grimsdale is a British novelist and award-winning television producer who has made shows for BBC, PBS, and Discovery.  His latest book is titled Racing In The Dark: When The Bentley Boys Conquered Le Mans.

Aug 10, 2021
1875: Joe Sherbondy Radar Detectors

Joe Sherbondy is the Product Director in radar category at Cedar Electronics, where they produce the best-selling detectors on the market. Brands including Escort and Cobra, Joe knows the ins and outs of the radar detector market.

Aug 09, 2021
1874: Brent Waldman The Quail

Brent Waldman is the President of BRW Monterey, a real estate investment company. He is an automotive enthusiast who loves to enjoy his old cars, especially at The Quail Rally.

Aug 06, 2021
1873: Shawn Coady Collector

Shawn Coady is a car and motorcycle collector who is taking an extremely rare and originally preserved 1902 Indian motorcycle that will be at The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering.

Aug 05, 2021
1872: Tom Porter SpeedKore

Tom Porter is the Senior Business Development Manager at SpeedKore Performance Group, an American performance company where their engineers and artisans combine traditional craftsmanship with cutting edge technology.

Aug 04, 2021
1871: Jakob Greisen Bonhams

Jakob Greisen is the Bonhams’ Vice President, Head of their US Motoring and a Collectors Motorcar Specialist. Bonhams is a British auction house that was founded in 1793. It is one of the world’s oldest and largest auctioneers known internationally for fine art, antiques, jewelry, automobilia, motorcycles, and motorcars.

Aug 03, 2021
1870: Kai Lermen The Quail

Kai Lermen is the General Manager of Quail Lodge & Golf Club, home of The Peninsula Hotels Signature Events, organizers of renowned motoring events The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering and The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, both hosted annually. 

Aug 02, 2021
1869: Martin Button of Cosdel

Martin Button is the CEO of Cosdel International Transportation, a company that transports historic, rare, and collectible automobiles around the world. 

Jul 30, 2021
1868: Julius Kruta Bugatti Expert

Julius Kruta is a freelance historian and automotive advisor. He started his career in 2000 at Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S in the marketing department. In 2003 he became 'Head of Tradition' of Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. 

Jul 29, 2021
1867: Al McEwen

Al McEwan is the senior member of the Pebble Beach Concours Selection Committee and their Chief Class Judge for European Classics. In 2005 he founded, and along with his wife Sandi, oversees the Motoring Classic, an annual driving event that starts in the Pacific Northwest and ends at The Lodge in Pebble Beach. 

Jul 28, 2021
1866: Miles Morris MM Garage

Miles Morris is an official FIVA inspector and examiner and judges at many international classic car events including the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, where he serves as a member of the Selection Committee.  He has operated a specialist historic car consultancy and brokerage business, MM Garage LLC in partnership with another ex-pat, Malcolm Welford, who is a past Cars Yeah guest. 

Jul 27, 2021
1865: Sandra Button

Sandra Button celebrates her 36th year at the 70th anniversary of the Chairman of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. That means she’s now been an integral part of the event for over half of its lifespan. She is the Executive Director and has helped to inspire and guide the growth of the collector car hobby into a truly global celebration of the automobile.

Jul 26, 2021
1864: Samir Abid Your Data Driven

Samir Abid is the founder of Your Data Driven, a digital toolkit to help you reduce your lap times and work through the complexities so that they can have more success and more fun from their motorsports. 

Jul 23, 2021
1863: James Page Ferrari GTO

James Page is an automotive journalist and author whose new  book for Porter Press is titled, Ultimate Ferrari 250 GTO.  

Jul 22, 2021
1862: Benjamin Shahrabani Vintage Car Posters

Benjamin Shahrabani is the owner of Vintage Car Posters where he has been buying and selling original vintage automotive posters since 2005. He is also a journalist and author of automotive marques. 

Jul 21, 2021
1861: Stephen Selzler Artist

Stephen Selzler is a fine artist and designer with a focus on automotive subjects and culture. He serves both private collectors and automotive partners such as dealers, OEMs, and concours events.

Jul 20, 2021
1860: Garry Hall Classic FX

Garry Hall is the owner of Classic FX where they combine a qualified engineer’s attention to detail with the traditional upholstery skills learned from a time-served old school trimmer who produced Porsche interiors just as they would have left Stuttgart. 

Jul 19, 2021
1859: Olivia & Genna Gentry

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.

Jul 16, 2021
1858: Pal Negyesi Rare & Unique Vehicles

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.

Jul 15, 2021
1857: Nick Ellis RPM Foundation

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. 

Jul 14, 2021
1856: Karlo Flores La Carrera Panamericana

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. 

Jul 13, 2021
1855: Sam Smith Formula E

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.

Jul 12, 2021
1854: Glen Egan Hillsborough Concours

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.

Jul 09, 2021
1853: Jane Thurmond

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!”

Jul 08, 2021
1852: David Withers of StarterMotor

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.

Jul 07, 2021
1851: Chris Bright Collector Part Exchange

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.

Jul 06, 2021
1850: Coach Vermeil

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.

Jul 05, 2021
1849: Harold Osmer Author

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.

Jul 02, 2021
1848: Bart Kuykens Photographer

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. 

Jul 01, 2021
1847: Guy Kaplinsky from ASKA

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.

Jun 30, 2021
1846: Terry Earwood Skip Barber Racing School

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.

Jun 29, 2021
1845: Michael Whitesel

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 documents this vehicle as he returns the car to road worthy condition and plans an epic journey.

Jun 28, 2021
1844: Steven Harris Porsche Collector

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.

Jun 25, 2021
1843: Don Kutschall Skip Barber Racing School

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.  

Jun 24, 2021
1842: Jeff Snyder Jeff’s Resurrections

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.

Jun 23, 2021
1841: Bruce Pascal Hot Wheels Collector

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. 

Jun 22, 2021
1840: Jenna Zhang Olympus Watch Co.

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. 

Jun 21, 2021
1839: Neal Giordano Hot Wheels

Neal Giordano is the Founder and Editor of the North Carolina Hot Wheels website,, 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.

Jun 17, 2021
1838: Joe Ottati Valt Auto Club

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.

Jun 16, 2021
1837: Roberto Olivo Automobili Estrema

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.

Jun 15, 2021
1836: Sean Cridland Brumos Books

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.

Jun 15, 2021
1835: Peter Cline Vet Motor Sports

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.

Jun 14, 2021
18345: Cameron Robinson from Unlo Motor Club

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.

Jun 11, 2021
1833: Robert Eppley Valt Auto Club

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.

Jun 10, 2021
1832: Ian Karr

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.

Jun 09, 2021
1831: Alexander Klatt Automobili Estrema

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. 

Jun 08, 2021
1830: Will Lockwood Kindigit Design

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

Jun 07, 2021
1829: Franco Pizzuto Automobili Estrema

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. 

Jun 04, 2021
1828: Rick Kopp Bone Shaker Jet Truck

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.

Jun 03, 2021
1827: Jeff Alon

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. 

Jun 02, 2021
1826: Allen Bentley Artist

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. 

Jun 01, 2021
1825: Jillian Romero Chavez

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.

May 31, 2021
1823: Scott Whitehead

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.

May 27, 2021
1822: Aaron Richardet Osprey Custom Cars

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

May 26, 2021
1824: Tom Kristensen

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. 

May 26, 2021
1821: Richard Charlesworth

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.

May 25, 2021
1820: Bryan Emrich of Engine Ice

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.

May 24, 2021
1819: Ben Guynan of Auto Royale

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. 

May 21, 2021
1818: Bill Vallely

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. 

May 20, 2021
1817: John Oreovicz Journalist and Author

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.

May 19, 2021
1816: Rick Barnett The Concours at Pasadera

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.

May 18, 2021
1815: Bruce MacInnes from Skip Barber Racing School

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. 

May 17, 2021
1814: Adam Allen of RetroClassic Clothing

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.

May 14, 2021
1813: Paul Kilvington at Twisted

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. 

May 13, 2021
1812: Somer Hooker Motorcycle Expert

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. 

May 12, 2021
1811: William Jeanes Journalist & Author

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.

May 11, 2021
1810: Peter Larsen

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.

May 10, 2021
1809: Belinda Sarooei

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.

May 07, 2021
1808: Jordan Smith

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. 

May 06, 2021
1807: Kassidy Nixon

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.

May 05, 2021
1806: Sheri Harbour de Vos

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.

May 04, 2021
1805: Alexis Chacchia

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.

May 03, 2021
1804: James O'Kane from O'Kane Lavers

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.

Apr 30, 2021
1803: Dennis Gage

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.

Apr 29, 2021
1802: Kaity Trubl The Future of Tech

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. 

Apr 28, 2021
1801: Brad Horstmann Ferrari Challenge

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.

Apr 27, 2021
1800: Jennifer Maher CEO of TechForce

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.

Apr 26, 2021
1799: Chris Brown from RateGenius

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. 

Apr 23, 2021
1798: Carl Anthony of Automoblog and AutoVision News

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. 

Apr 22, 2021
1797: Alicia Elfving is the MotoLady

Alicia Elfving is the founder of, 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. 

Apr 21, 2021
1796: Tracy Powell Journalist

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. 

Apr 20, 2021
1795: Frank Fanelli from Kindig It Design

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.

Apr 19, 2021
1794: Zack Williams at

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. 

Apr 16, 2021
1793: Mercedes Lilienthal Crankshaft Culture

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.

Apr 15, 2021
1792: Alex Rose from Shark Werks

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.

Apr 14, 2021
1791: Michael MItchell BMW CCA Foundation Museum

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. 

Apr 13, 2021
1790: Richard Truesdell Automotive Author

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.

Apr 12, 2021
1789: Mark Fletcher / Author

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. 

Apr 09, 2021
1788: Stewart Bartley of Dominion Lux

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. 

Apr 08, 2021
1787: David Morris CMO at

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

Apr 07, 2021
1786: Alex Ilie of A1 Detailing in Switzerland

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. 


Apr 06, 2021
1785: Kirk Dooley COO for Skip Barber Racing School

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. 

Apr 05, 2021
1784: Garry Foster

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. 

Apr 02, 2021
1783: Paul DaCruzz

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. 

Apr 01, 2021
1782: Deb Pollack Singer Vehicle Design

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.

Mar 31, 2021
1781: Kat Jones Builder & Fabricator

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. 

Mar 30, 2021
1780: Kendra Sommer from Cruisin With Kendra

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.

Mar 29, 2021
1779: April Morris from The Peninsula Hotels Signature Events

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. 

Mar 26, 2021
1778: Allison Harding from Vintage Air

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. 

Mar 25, 2021
1777: Rebecca Nguyen from Kahn Media

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.  

Mar 24, 2021
1776: Michele Roe Airbrush Artist

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! 

Mar 23, 2021
1775: Sofi Tsingos of GT-MOTO

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.

Mar 22, 2021
1774: Lyn St. James

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. 

Mar 19, 2021
1773: Courtney Ferrante Director of The Quail

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. 

Mar 18, 2021
1772: Emily Reeves of Flying Sparks Garage

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. 

Mar 17, 2021
1771: Jaime Hjelm of Wicked Wrench

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. 

Mar 16, 2021
1770: Melanie White President of Hellwig Products

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. 

Mar 15, 2021
1769: Laura Fisher the Petersen Automotive Museum’s Archivist

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. 

Mar 12, 2021
1768: McKinlee Riley Restoration & Fabrication

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. 

Mar 11, 2021
1767: Brandee Sanders from Modal

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.

Mar 10, 2021
1766: Christina Lam of Hi-Speed Motorsports

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.   

Mar 09, 2021
1765: Angela Hucke Curator of The Bugatti Trust Museum

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.

Mar 08, 2021
1764: Izzy Wright

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. 

Mar 05, 2021
1763: Joan Klatil Creamer Designer

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.

Mar 04, 2021
1762: Emily Morris Manufacturing Engineer

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. 

Mar 03, 2021
1761: Rachel Meyer Drag Racer

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. 

Mar 02, 2021
1760: Lisa Boggs from Bridgstone Tires

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. 

Mar 01, 2021
1759: Todd Somerville of Modal

Todd Sommerville is the Vice President of OEM Relationships at Modal, a company that provides e-commerce to the world’s leading automotive dealers and brands. He is responsible for driving strategy, business development, partnership, and new-label sales efforts for OEM and Alliance relationships on behalf of the company’s leading automotive e-commerce platform. 

Feb 26, 2021
1758: Chester Allen from Linkage Magazine

Chester Allen is a lifelong journalist and the executive editor of Linkage magazine and the website. He spent more than 20 years in the newspaper business as a reporter, editor and columnist before transitioning to magazines when he joined Sports Car Market where he was their executive editor from 2010 to 2020. 

Feb 25, 2021
1757: Donald Osborne from Audrain

Donald Osborne is the Chief Executive Officer at Audrain in Newport, Rhode Island where he oversees the Audrain Automobile Museum, Audrain’s Newport Concours d’Elegance & Motor Week, and Linkage, a quarterly automotive publication and website. With their tagline “Geared for the Automotive Life” Linkage is all about the automotive marketplace, driving, restoration, collecting, events, and discovering the passion for vehicles. 

Feb 24, 2021
1756: Tim Mathews from Speedway Motors Museum

Tim Mathews is the Curator of Transportation, Motorsports, and Automobilia at Speedway Motors Museum of American Speed. 

Feb 23, 2021
1755: Lee Klancher from Octane Press

Lee Klancher is the Founder and Publisher of Octane Press, an award-winning book publishing company that specializes in books about motorsports and machines. His career encompasses more than 30 years of publishing great stories. 

Feb 22, 2021
1754: Danny Thompson Land Speed Record Holder

 In 2016, Danny Thompson drove his father Mickey Thompson's Challenger II to break the existing naturally aspirated streamliner record with a combined speed of 406.769mph. Then in 2018 he drove the restored 50-year-old vehicle to a blistering two-way AA/FS record of 448.757mph, a mark that stands to this day.

Feb 19, 2021
1753: Ferrari F1 Part Two

Back in 1993-94 David Smith decided he wanted to purchase and drive a vintage race car, but not just any vintage race car. David was the first in the USA to purchase a modern, ex-Ferrari F1 car from the factory and his actions drove Ferrari to consider what became their Ferrari F1 Clienti program where today you can purchase an ex-Ferrari F1 car and drive it on the track. 

Part 2 of a two-part podcast.

Feb 18, 2021
1752: Ferrari F1 - Part 1

Back in 1993-94 David Smith decided he wanted to purchase and drive a vintage race car, but not just any vintage race car. He wanted the 1994 Ferrari 412 T1B, a car driven by Gerhard Berger and Jean Alesi.  David’s experience purchasing and driving the car is a unique and exciting story about persistence, patience, tenacity, and endurance so let’s buckle up and go!

Part I of a two-part podcast.

Feb 17, 2021
1751: Bud Brutsman TV Producer

Bud Brutsman is the CEO of Brentwood Communications International known as BCII TV. He is an entrepreneur, producer, military buff, off-road racer, and author.  He started producing television in 1992 and has produced over 60 TV shows and commercial projects.

Feb 16, 2021
1750: Steve Sudler from Foreign Cars Italia

Steve Sudler is the Director of Marketing and Motorsport for Foreign Cars Italia, the Official Ferrari Dealer for the Carolina’s. There he oversees advertising, client experiences, brand events, partnerships, and their Championship winning Ferrari Challenge Racing team with Riley Motorsports. 

Feb 15, 2021
1749: Larry Dixon 3 Time NHRA Champion

Larry Dixon is a legend in the sport of drag racing and a three-time NHRA Camping World Series Top Fuel champion in 2002, 2003 and 2010. The second-generation Top Fuel racer is the second winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history with 62 wins and a Brand Ambassador for Stand 21 Race wear North America.

Feb 12, 2021
1748: Carrol Jensen Vice President of the CCCA Museum

Carrol Jensen is Vice President of the Classic Car Club of America Museum. She is the immediate Past President of the Classic Car Club of America, known as the CCCA. She has shown cars at various concours event and she is a member of over a dozen automotive clubs and museums.

Feb 11, 2021
1747: Carlos Perea from Terra Vera

Carlos Perea is the CEO and Co-founder of Terra Vera, a newly launched agricultural technology company offering innovative solutions within the agriculture industry. He describes his company as the “Tesla of agriculture” and his passion for electric vehicles and sports cars is as strong as his enthusiasm for innovative solutions with the agriculture industry. 

Feb 10, 2021
1746: Michelle Lackey Maynor from Alaska Raceway Park

Michelle Lackey Maynor is known as the Lady Track Boss and recently took over as President & Majority Owner of the NASCAR and NHRA sanctioned Alaska Raceway Park.  She spends her days making the most beautiful track in the world the best it can be for the racers, sponsors, fans, and her awesome co-workers. 

Feb 09, 2021
1745: Paul Eisenstein from The Detroit Bureau

Paul Eisenstein is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of, the voice of the automotive world. He is an award-winning publisher, photographer, editor and one of the world’s most widely published automotive journalists. 

Feb 08, 2021
1744: Zak Brown CEO of McLaren Racing

Zack Brown is the Chief Executive of McLaren Racing and has overall responsibility for the business, including strategic direction, operational performance, marketing and commercial development. He leads McLaren’s direction and involvement in professional motorsport, spearheaded by the McLaren Formula 1 team. 

Feb 05, 2021
1743: Michael Harley from CarExpert

Michael Harley is the Executive Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at CarExpert. He is a noted automotive industry expert who has held roles at Kelley Blue Book, J.D. Power and Associates, Autoblog, AutoWeb, Autotrader, and Autobytel to name a few.

Feb 04, 2021
1742: Amanda Busick / Sports Broadcaster

Amanda Busick is an award-winning broadcast reporter for the NHRA on FOX Sports, a pit reporter for the FIA Formula E Championship on FOX, and a live-event host & moderator for Discovery, MotorTrend, NFL on Location and more.

Feb 03, 2021
1741: Ed Petersen from Lemon Squad

Ed Petersen is the CEO at Wrench and Lemon Squad, a mobile used car, pre-purchase inspection service that helps you see into the future before you hand over your hard-earned money. First Wrench was born and now Lemon Squad are disrupting the industry in very good ways.

Feb 02, 2021
1740: Simon Dabadie Founder of DAB Motorcycles

Simon Dabadie is the Founder of DAB Motors, a French motorcycle manufacturer based in Bayonne, France. Dab Motors was created to show the boldest minds that you can still push the boundaries in today’s world and create a new breed of motorcycle, straight out of our fantasies. 

Feb 01, 2021
1739: Charles Nearburg the Racer

Charlie Nearburg is a lifelong car racer with a career that includes driving a 333SP Ferrari at Le Mans and finishing 4th and 10th overall at the Sebring 12-Hours.  In recent years he has focused on setting records at the Bonneville Salt Flats in the “Spirit of Rett” streamliner setting set a 414 MPH FIA record with a top speed of 422 MPH.

Jan 29, 2021
1738: David Saggio Automotive Photographer

David Saggio is a professional automotive photographer who first looked through a wide-angle lens at the age of 17. His Auto Saggio Studio offers private commissions and he produces archival, museum quality images. When he’s not behind the lens David can be found in the cockpit of his Formula Vee racing an SCCA event.

Jan 28, 2021
1737: Dave Opsahl from Actify

Dave Opsahl is the CEO at Actify. For more than 15 years, Actify has been the leading provider of collaboration, integration, and data visualization solutions to the automotive industry.  Actify serves a global base of more than 1,500 companies in 45 countries.

Jan 27, 2021
1736: Emily Lowdermilk of Blue Collar Babes

Emily Lowdermilk is an automotive technician at Northwest Motorsport in the Pacific North West. In 2016 she founded Blue Collar Babes, a community on Facebook and Instagram for women in male dominated industries. Her goal is to find more women in blue collar trades, inspiring them and bringing them together to support and empower one another. 

Jan 26, 2021
1735: Louise Ann Noeth Land Speed Racing at Bonneville

Louise Ann Noeth, better known as Landspeed Louise returns to Cars Yeah to share her newest book titled Bonneville Salt Flats, a history and story about land speed racers on the salt.

Jan 25, 2021
1734: Jeremy Walton Author/Journalist

Jeremey Walton is a freelance journalist, editor, and author with 33 original titles to his credit.  His latest book is titled Quattro: The Race And Rally Story 1980 – 2004 and it explores 24 years of factory-prepared and factory-supported Quattros in motorsport. 

Jan 22, 2021
1733: Keith Sturgeon Pinstripe Artist

Keith Sturgeon is a pinstriper and lifelong car and bike enthusiast. Keith paints portraits with pinstripes. What started as a hobby has become a passion and his art is owned by enthusiasts including past Cars Yeah guest Dave Kindig, Mark Workman and Jay Leno. 

Jan 21, 2021
1732: David Smith Designer/Restorer/Judge

David Smith is an entrepreneur and a retired industrial designer. He Founded the Precor company and was their President for many years before selling and diving deep into classic automobile research, restoration, and concours judging. 

Jan 20, 2021
1731: Craig Jackson from Barrett-Jackson Auctions

Craig Jackson is the Chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. Over decades he has earned the reputation as one of the world’s most respected automotive collectors and restoration experts. In addition to the numerous Barrett-Jackson Auctions, that take place across the country, Craig is an avid automotive collector and enthusiast. 

Jan 19, 2021
1730: Philip Porter of Porter Press International

Philip Porter founded Porter Press International in 2005. It is renowned for publishing top-quality motoring books and is firmly established as a leading automotive publisher with an unrivaled team of iconic authors and professionals in the industry. 

Jan 18, 2021
1729: Clive Neville

Clive Neville is the author of the book titled The Light Car Company Rocket: The Singular Vision of Two Men, it is the full history of a fascinating machine that changed the sports car market and the brainchild of former racing driver Chris Craft and design genius Gordon Murray. 

Jan 15, 2021
1728: Chris Theodore Automotive Engineer/Designer

Chris Theodore is the President of Theodore & Associates where they specialize in the automotive transportation sector. He provides strategic and project planning, product innovation and design, supplier sourcing, specialty manufacturing, mergers and acquisitions and business restructuring. 

Jan 14, 2021
1727: Lou Ann Shirk of the BMW CCA

Lou Ann Shirk has a passion for the BMW marque that goes beyond the norm. She then became the Chairperson of the newly formed BMW CCA Ladies Program committee. She is an official “Driving Diva” having attended the BMW Performance Center Driving School 12 times. 

Jan 13, 2021
1726: Brian Barr of Foreign Cars Charlotte

Brian Barr is the Classic Curator of Foreign Cars Charlotte, part of the Paramount Auto Group. They source and sell a selection of vintage and classic motorcars including new motorcars from Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bentley, Porsche, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and others. 

Jan 12, 2021
1725: Brad Oleshansky of The Motor Enclave

Brad Oleshansky is the Founder and CEO of The Motor Enclave, an auto enthusiast destination destined to become the largest private garage community in the world. The Motor Enclave is currently developing projects in Tampa, FL, Columbus, OH and Nashville, TN. 

Jan 11, 2021
1724: Ken Vela from Wikd Kustoms

Ken Vela owns and operates Wikd Kustoms, works as an emcee, and is an auto event planner. His career included time behind the microphone as an announcer and voice actor. He restores vintage cars as a hobby and built a one-off Hot Rod Outlaw Speedster he calls Wikd 356. 

Jan 08, 2021
1723: Bill Schneider from Team Speedway

Bill Schneider is the Team Manager for Team Speedway. After joining Team Speedway, about 7 years, ago Bill progressed from engineering to managing and growing the Speedway Quality Control and Research & Development engineering department. 

Jan 07, 2021
1722: Joshua Mello of K's Kustoms

Joshua Mello is the owner of K’s Kustoms Ride On’s & Rentals where they are Making Smiles for Miles. He started modifying electric ride-on’s, made a name for himself, and won trophies at car shows for his uniquely modified builds. 

Jan 06, 2021
1721: Larry McClure

Larry McClure has been a car guy since birth. He found a way to merge his love for cars into his passion for racing. He and his three brothers formed a successful partnership along with business associate Tim Morgan where they built a winning NASCAR team known as Morgan-McClure Motorsports and they won 14 NASCAR Cup races. The McClure Collection will be offered at no reserve at Mecum Kissimmee 2021 on Friday, January 7- 16. 

Jan 05, 2021
1720: Lee Craft the Monday Morning Racer

Lee Craft is the Monday Morning Racer. He is an avid motorsports and car culture enthusiast who from dairy farm to nitro dragsters has had an accelerated ride into the world of motorsports media. His Monday Morning Racer persona closely follows the world of professional drag racing. 

Jan 04, 2021
1719: Nicholas Wyman of the IWSI Group

Nicholas Wyman is CEO and Founder of the IWSI Group, a global network and leading enterprise dedicated to matching job seekers with automotive careers through apprenticeships. Nicholas has set up International scholarships to help young people find careers.

Jan 01, 2021
1718: Heath Norton of Callies Performance Products

Heath Norton is a 4th generation member of Callies Performance Products, a company that was founded in 1989. It’s a business where he and his talented team engineer and build high performance crankshafts, connecting rods, and camshaft cores. 

Dec 31, 2020
1717: Devon Crail

Devon Crail is the Co-Founder of, an automotive enthusiast website he created along with longtime friend, and past Cars Yeah guest, John Goodman. The site’s daily "Fast Finds" have become a must-read for subscribers who get to see highlights of what they call “The Most Intriguing Cars for Sale on the Internet" delivered right to their inbox every day. 

Dec 30, 2020
1716: Justin Ashley

Justin Ashley won the NHRA Summer Nationals during his Top Fuel rookie season in 2020 and he finished in the Top Ten, earning the 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year. Justin is in partnership with Davis Motorsports and fields the Top Fuel dragster in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. 

Dec 29, 2020
1715: Mike Musto

Mike Musto is the Executive Producer, Host and Director of New Media at Hemmings. He is a straight talking, rabid auto enthusiast who has a deep affinity for all things mechanical. 

Dec 28, 2020
1714 Al Satterwhite Photographer/Author

Al Satterwhite is a photographer and filmmaker whose career spans decades. His career began at a major newspaper and he spent over a decade covering assignments for almost every major magazine in print. His new book The Racers is a personal scrapbook of endurance motor racing from 1963 – 1973.

Dec 25, 2020
1713: Dave Magers CEO of Mecum Auctions

Dave Magers is the CEO of Mecum Auctions where he has served since 2013. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. 

Dec 24, 2020
1717: Devon Crail

Devon Crail is the Co-Founder of, an automotive enthusiast website he created along with longtime friend, and past Cars Yeah guest, John Goodman. The site’s daily "Fast Finds" have become a must-read for subscribers who get to see highlights of what they call “The Most Intriguing Cars for Sale on the Internet" delivered right to their inbox every day. 

Dec 23, 2020
1712: Alex Berg

Alex Berg races and represents Mazda Motorsports USA in the NASA Spec MX-5 Series. He started racing just five months after receiving a go kart for Christmas. Alex has always wanted to be a racing driver going as far back as he remembers, which isn’t that far. Did I mention Alex is only 14 years old?

Dec 23, 2020
1711: Elspeth Beard

Elspeth Beard is a motorcyclist and award-winning architect. In 1982, at the age of just twenty-three, Elspeth Beard left London and set off on a 35,000 mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6 and became the first British woman to motorcycle around the world. 

Dec 22, 2020
1710: Sharon Silke Carty

Sharon Silke Carty is the Editor-in-Chief at Hearst Autos Car And Driver where she oversees the brands print and digital operations.  Her enthusiasm for automobiles has run long and deep. Hearst Autos’ brands include Car and Driver, Road & Track, Canadian Blackbook, Autoweek, and R&T Crew, a subscription box for car-loving kids.

Dec 21, 2020
1709: Andrew Werkheiser of Koch-Chemie Car Care

Andrew Werkheiser is the CEO at Koch-Chemie, a German made, high-quality line of car care products where they develop and make their own product line. Their tradition stands out through continuous improvements and a love of detailing and providing excellence for experts and the vehicles they care for. 

Dec 18, 2020
1708: David Kibbey from TCR Podcast

David Kibbey is a fourteen-year-old host of The Car Reviewers Podcast. He’s been active at many automotive events over the past 6 years including The Greenbrier Concours d’Elegance, The Concours d’Elegance of America, Concours d’Cancellation, and the Virtual Concours put on my Magneto Magazine, and many local cars and coffee events. 

Dec 17, 2020
1707: Sarah Edwards is a racer who for nearly a decade has been a part of the NHRA drag racing scene. She began bracket racing with her family, in the sportsman ranks prior to racing professionally, driving Al Hanna’s Iconic Queen of Diamonds II a 300 M

Sarah Edwards is a racer who for nearly a decade has been a part of the NHRA drag racing scene. She began bracket racing with her family, in the sportsman ranks prior to racing professionally, driving Al Hanna’s Iconic Queen of Diamonds II a 300 MPH Jet Dragster. 

Dec 16, 2020
1706: Mark Boudreau of Motorsports Prospects

Mark Boudreau is the CEO and Publisher of Motorsports Prospects where he uses his background in the legal field to research for the Motorsport Prospect Directory and his clients. His goal is to ensure all drivers, their family, and advisors have the information they need to make an informed motorsport-relating decision. 

Dec 15, 2020
1705: John Goodman from Zero260

John Goodman launched his first collector car dealership in 2003. He has sourced, acquired, refurbished, marketed, and sold over 750 automobiles since. Together with longtime friend Devon Crail (a future Cars Yeah guest), they launched the automotive enthusiast site 

Dec 14, 2020
1704: Jack Roush

Jack Roush Jr. leads the Roush Performance marketing department and is a past drag racer and road racer. Jack is the son of legendary engineer, businessman, and race team owner Jack Roush Sr. Jack grew up in the family business, living around race cars and a company known for winning performance. 

Dec 11, 2020
1703: Randy Wells, photographer, videographer, journalist

Randy Wells has the unique privilege of photographing and writing about cars for clients near and far. He is frequently called upon by advertising agencies, collectors, auction houses, as well as everyday people who want their cars documented in a special way. Randy’s work has appeared in over 20,000 publications worldwide. 

Dec 10, 2020
1702: Adam Mohr of Mohr Imports on the Monterey Peninsula

Adam Mohr has lived on the Central Coast since he was a child and was just thirteen when Mohr Imports was created. For over 35 years, Mohr Imports has been a staple for collector cars on the Monterey Peninsula, and now more than ever. 

Dec 09, 2020
1701: Steph Jeavons Author of Home By Seven

Steph Jeavons is an author, journalist, and adventurer who, in March 2018, completed a solo around-the-world (RTW) trip that took her to all 7 continents—a world first. The journey lasted four years, took her to 54 countries, and over 74,000 miles on a 250cc Honda; more than anyone who has come before. 

Dec 08, 2020
1700: Richard Kelley is a Formula One photojournalist

Richard Kelley is a photojournalist and writer whose career spans 48 years including twenty years in publishing with Car and Driver Magazine during the Golden Age of automotive journalism. From 1972 through 1984 he captured his heroes of Grand Prix racing. His iconic images and memoirs were captured in his documentary, “Waiting” that revealed the intimate moments in racing of his lifelong friends in racing. 

Dec 07, 2020
1699: Charles Crail is the owner of Charles S. Crail Automobiles

Charles Crail is the owner of Charles S. Crail Automobiles, Classic and Sports Cars. He is less a car salesman and more an Indiana Jones who tracks down the most exclusive collectible cars in the world and brings them to market. He ships dream cars all over the world from his showroom in Santa Barbara, California. 

Dec 04, 2020
1698: David Beattie owns Slot Mods USA and Legends of Hockey

David Beattie is the Founder of Slot Mods USA and Legends of Hockey. He and his team are dedicated to creating the finest, handcrafted, slot car raceways and dioramas in the world. From vintage to modern day circuits, for any type of vehicle from racing cars to custom tabletop hockey games, something new in David’s offering.  

Dec 03, 2020
1697: Lou Santiago of YouTube's Garage Insider TV

Lou Santiago is an automotive fabricator and builder whose career spans decades. He was Discovery Channel's host of Ultimate Car Build-Off and filmed eight seasons of the Car Fix program on Velocity by Discovery. Today he is on his YouTube channel titled Garage Insider TV

Dec 02, 2020
1696: Paul Bruno is an early Jeep expert and author

Paul Bruno is an author who has spent twenty years researching, writing, and studying early Jeep history. His book is titled The Original Jeeps that tells the story of how the Jeep came to be.

Dec 01, 2020
1695: Beau Boeckmann President and COO of Galpin Ford

Beau Boeckmann is the President and COO of Galpin Ford. You’ll recognize Beau from his leads on television. He was a consulting producer on Pimp My Ride and is the driving force on Discovery Channel’s  Car Kings.

Nov 30, 2020
1694: Andrew Ebel is the COO at Good Guys

Andrew Ebel is the Chief Operating Officer at Good Guys Rod & Custom Association where they host legendary classic car shows around the United States. Good Guys brings together Hot Rodders of all styles, families, and vintage auto enthusiasts for weekends of good times. 

Nov 27, 2020
1693: Cole Scrogham is the Executive Director of Madison Automotive Apprentices

Cole Scrogham is the Executive Director of Madison Automotive Apprentices. MAAP is a non-profit that exists to share the love of the automobile with the next generation through education.

Nov 26, 2020
1692: Dayne Rusch is the Founder of Vyper Chair

Dayne Rusch is the Founder of Vyper Chair, an American made rolling chair that is unlike any garage or shop chair you’ve ever sat on. Dayne is a serial entrepreneur who got sick and tires of cheap Chinese made garbage and designed to do something about it by designing and manufacturing his Vyper Chair. 

Nov 25, 2020
1691: Joel Milne is the CEO of RepairSmith

Joel Milne is the CEO of RepairSmith, a company backed by Daimler AG (the parent company of Mercedes-Benz) and the first and only full-service mobile delivery solution for car repair and maintenance.  

Nov 24, 2020
1690: Leslie Blinn is a very active member of the Ferrari Club

Leslie Blinn is the Coppa Bella Macchina Chief Judge for the Ferrari Club of America. She is the past National Secretary and past President and Regional Director of the FCA Pacific Region. Leslie is the FCA Major Awards Sponsor Coordinator for their Annual Concours and judged at the 70th Anniversary of Ferrari in Maranello. 

Nov 23, 2020
1689: Mike Furman is a National Corvette Specialist

Mike Furman works at Criswell Chevrolet and has been the number one National Corvette Specialist for well over a decade. He has sold over 4,600 Corvettes and delivered 8,000+ vehicles. He writes weekly blogs for a variety of forums that get 40,000 views per week. Mike likes to set records. 

Nov 20, 2020
1688: Bob Sorokanich, Deputy Editor of Road & Track

Bob Sorokanich is the Deputy Editor of Road & Track, America’s oldest magazine dedicated to sports cars, racing, and the car enthusiast lifestyle. Bob writes feature articles, reviews new cars, covers motorsports, and helps steer and shape what you see in the print magazine and on the Road & Track dot com website. 

Nov 19, 2020
1687: Ross Alkureishi is an automotive author and journalist

Ross Alkureishi regularly contributes to a range of magazines, bringing the same high-tempo writing style to any subject. His newest book it titled The Complete Book of Classic MG Cars is published by Motorbooks and it covers all the marque’s collectible production saloons and sports cars from pre-war to postwar convertibles.

Nov 18, 2020
1686: Jennifer Malacarne is the Senior Manager at the Porsche Experience Center

Jennifer Malacarne is the Senior Manager at the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles, California. It’s Porsches second customer Experience Center in North America. With nearly twenty years of experience in the automotive sector, and as an avid car enthusiast, she is happiest behind the wheel or talking about cars. 

Nov 17, 2020
1685: Brian Bohlander is the Director of Marketing at Sports & Partnership at Old World Industries

Brian Bohlander is the Director of Marketing at Sports & Partnership at Old World Industries. Over the course of 45 years, Old World Industries has transformed from a small chemical trading company into a multi-billion dollar global power house for the automotive, chemical, and agricultural industries. 

Nov 16, 2020
1684: Rick Ward is a Designer

Richard (Rick) Ward is a design consultant who has worked in the UK design industry for over 40 years. His passion for books lead him to designing many titles and earned him many awards. His latest is titled The Light Car Company Rocket: The Singular Vision of Two Men, authored by Clive Neville. Published by my friends at Porter Press International in the UK.

Nov 13, 2020
1683: Brent Lang is the VP of Research & Design at Storyteller Overland

Brent Lang is the Vice President of Research & Design and partner with Storyteller Overland, a company that produces the best class RV adventure brands in the world. 

Nov 12, 2020
1682: Pete Stout is Editor-in-Chief at 000 Magazine

Pete Stout is the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Partner of 000, said “Triple Zero magazine, a quarterly journal dedicated to the Porsche marque. To call this a magazine is a stretch, as it’s a huge, 250-plus-page perfect bound publication that takes a deep dive, with 5 to 7% advertising, and will no-doubt be a “keeper” for subscribers. 

Nov 11, 2020
1681: Dave Salvaggio, Vice President of SpeedKore Performance Group

Dave Salvaggio is the Vice President of SpeedKore Performance Group. SpeedKore is an American Performance Company where engineers and artisans combine traditional craftsmanship with cutting edge technology. He and his Team specialize in custom performance vehicles, carbon fiber composite part manufacturing and engine integration. 

Nov 10, 2020
1680: Marshall Terrill is a Steve McQueen expert

Marshall Terrill is a noted film, sports and music writer and the author of more than 25 books, including best-selling biographies of Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Billy Graham and Pete Maravich. His latest book is titled Steve McQueen: In His Own Words and it serves up the most credible and thought-provoking insights of “The King of Cool” spoken by the man himself.

Nov 09, 2020
1679: Sandy Copeman is the Founder of Amalgam Collection

Sandy Copeman is the Founder of Amalgam, a luxury automotive model brand that he created in 1985. Sandy has led the company in keeping ahead of emerging technological, material, digital and design opportunities that Amalgam has embraced, maintaining Amalgam’s positioning as makers of the finest model cars in the world.

Nov 06, 2020
1678: Adam Johnson is Senior Research Analyst at QuoteWizard

Adam Johnson is a Senior Research Analyst at QuoteWizard by Lending Tree. He has covered the insurance space for over half a decade, mostly focusing on automotive, home, health and renters. Adam writes and conducts data analyst for QuoteWizard. A recent study is of the Most Accident-Prone Cars and States. 

Nov 05, 2020
1677: Damon Bell is the Senior Editor at Consumer Guide Automotive

Damon Bell is the Senior Editor at Consumer Guide Automotive. Damon also co-hosts the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast and has worked on several award-winning hardcover books, including Hot Rod & Custom Chronicle, Cars of the Classic '30s, American Cars of the 1950s, and Mighty Muscle Cars. 

Nov 04, 2020
1676: Rick Eberst is a Docent at the Mullin Automotive Museum

Rick Eberst is a Docent at the Mullin Automotive Museum, where during the pandemic, he’s helped develop an educational online series called under the “Under The Hood,” allowing friends of the Mullin to take a deep-dive into some of the collection’s rarest and most exquisite cars.

Nov 03, 2020
1675: Luca Brinciotti is a videographer

Luca Brinciotti is a videographer who defines himself as an aesthetic person who is constantly seeking the best looking and visually-pleasing qualities in what he sees. He’s directed numerous commercials including automotive pieces for high end marques for O’Gara Automotive Group. 

Nov 02, 2020
1674: Brett Evans is the Senior Editor at

Brett T. Evans is a Senior Editor at where they provide automotive news, reviews, features, and much, much more. Brett is an automotive journalist who has been in the industry for over six years . He reviews new cars and covers the latest industry news. 

Oct 30, 2020
1673: Ian Falloon is an author of motorcycle books

Ian Falloon was born in New Zealand and studied engineering and music at Victoria University in Wellington. After a motorcycle accident brought an end to his career as a symphony orchestra oboist, he began writing articles about motorcycles. Ian’s newest book is titled The Complete Book of Moto Guzzi, Every Model Since 1921, the100th anniversary edition.

Oct 29, 2020
1672: Geoff Love is Co-Founder of Magneto Magazine

Geoff Love is the Co-Founder of Hothouse Media and the new publication Magneto. He and David Lillywhite teamed up, again, in 2018 to launch the quarterly publication and in this unique year they launched Concours Virtual as a way to keep spirits up through a difficult summer. Get 25% off a subscriptions with Code: CARSYEAH

Oct 28, 2020
1671: Pete Evanow, author of Nissan: 50 Years Of Exhilarating Performance