Celebrity Stage and Special Appearances

Celebrity Stage Schedule and Line-Up

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STAGE EMCEE: MARK GREENE, FOUNDER, PRODUCER AND HOST OF CARS YEAH PODCAST AND CARS YEAH TV SHOW

Mark Greene is the Founder, Producer and Host of Cars Yeah, a five-day-a-week podcast founded in 2014. You can enjoy over 1,200 interviews on Cars Yeah at its website, or on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Stitcher, Apple Podcast, Google Play, YouTube, and Spotify.  The mission behind Cars Yeah is the mantra; Inspiring Automotive Enthusiasts™. Mark’s main goal is to inspire automotive enthusiasts by interviewing inspiring automotive enthusiasts and sharing their stories of success. The future of Cars Yeah includes a Cars Yeah TV show and building an on line portal to all things automotive through the Cars Yeah brand.    Mark holds a racing license and he raced vintage cars for 12 years, piloting a 1960 Lotus 18 formula junior and a 1967 Lola T290 sports racer, up and down the west coast. He’s a big fan of German sports cars and has driven both BMW M3s and Porsche 911 as daily drivers for over 35 years. Two of his current cars are an E46 M3 and a 1987 Porsche 930.

STAGE EMCEE: MARK GREENE, FOUNDER, PRODUCER AND HOST OF CARS YEAH PODCAST AND CARS YEAH TV SHOW
Adam Carolla, The Adam Carolla Show and CarCast with Adam Carolla

Adam Carolla, The Adam Carolla Show and CarCast with Adam Carolla

Saturday Appearance Only.   Check Schedules for exact times.

 

Dave Kindig, Kindig It Design and Bitchin' Rides

Dave Kindig, Kindig It Design and Bitchin' Rides

Saturday and Sunday Appearances.  Platinum VIP Package offers a Special VIP Tour with Dave and the collection.

Wayne Carini, Chasing Classic Cars

Wayne Carini, Chasing Classic Cars

Saturday and Sunday Appearances.

Mark Worman from Graveyard Carz

Mark Worman from Graveyard Carz

Saturday and Sunday Appearances.   You'll also get to see two iconic builds and Alyssa and Will from Graveyard Carz.

Mike Finnegan, Roadkill, Hot Rod Magazine

Mike Finnegan from Roadkill and Finnegan's Garage

Saturday Appearance Only.  Come out and meet Mike Finnegan, the host of the extremely popular Roadkill series, and his own You Tube channel, Finnegan's Garage.

 

Andy Leach, CAL Automotive Creations, 50th Annual Ridler Award Winner

Andy Leach, CAL Automotive Creations, 50th Annual Ridler Award Winner

Saturday and Sunday Appearances.  Plus check out 3 of Andy's builds in the Hangar

Bogi from All Girls Garage

Bogi from All Girls Garage

Saturday and Sunday appearances.

Lyn St. James, Iconic Racecar Driver

Lyn St. James, Iconic Racecar Driver

Saturday and Sunday Appearances

Linda Vaughn, First Lady of Motorsports

Linda Vaughn, First Lady of Motorsports

Sunday, March 17 Only, Women 'n Wheels Panel

Jessi Combs, Metal Fabricator and Land Speed Record Holder, Professional Driver

Jessi Combs, Metal Fabricator and Land Speed Record Holder, Professional Driver

Saturday and Sunday Appearances on the Women 'n Wheels Panels

Big Mike, Import Tuner Builder and Think Bigger Project Podcast

Big Mike, Import Tuner Builder and Think Bigger Project Podcast

Saturday and Sunday Appearances and Panels on the Celebrity Stage.

Big Mike Hosts a Panel on the History of Import Tuning Culture in America, and Its parallels to American Car Culture

Big Mike Hosts a Panel on the History of Import Tuning Culture in America, and Its parallels to American Car Culture

Eric Bizek, Founder/Owner, JDM Legends 

Eric Bizek started in the automotive space in 2001 working at local tuning shops until he moved to Cobb Tuning where he spent time in the R&D and fabrication department.  In 2009 he opened his own business, JDM Legends, where he serves as the owner and head restoration specialist importing and restoring Japanese classic cars for clients around the world. JDM Legends work was the focus of the television show "JDM Legends" which aired on the Motor Trend channel.. 

Kenji Sumino, President, GReddy Performance Products, Inc. 

Kenji started his career in the import performance industry in the early 90’s. While studying Mechanical Engineering at Cal Poly Pomona and working at McDonnell Douglas, his passion for automotive performance grew. Starting with GReddy In 1995, Kenji worked in R & D and for 10 years was in charge of Product Development and Marketing - eventually becoming company President, the title he holds today. 

Ryan Basseri, Founder/Owner, Rywire Motorsport Electronics

Ryan Basseri is the founder and owner of Rywire Motorsport Electronics, an automotive electronics business that creates bespoke motorsport wiring solutions for some of the fastest and most advanced engines in the world. Ryan's passion and expertise as an enthusiast and car builder has garnered special recognition and prestigious awards from leading industry shows and competitions, and his work has been featured worldwide in magazines, social media outlets, and television media. 

Oscar Jackson Sr., Founder/Owner, Jackson Racing

Oscar Jackson founder Jackson Racing in 1979 after years of working as a Honda mechanic by day and building racing part by night. As the dominant force in the Honda market during the 80's, Jackson Racing also built cars and engines that won multiple SCCA, IMSA, and SCORE championships. In the 90's the company directed its focus on street-legal supercharger systems for various sport compact enthusiasts, ushering in a new wave of performance. Currently Jackson Racing works with leading global manufacturers to develop high performance forced induction applications.

Mark Oja from California Speed & Custom Garage, and Overhaulin

Mark Oja from California Speed & Custom Garage, and Overhaulin

See Mark at the 3M Demo Trailer and Restoration Stage Saturday & Sunday.   

Ryan "Ryno" Templeton

Ryan "Ryno" Templeton

See Ryno at the 3M Demo Trailer and Restoration Stage Saturday & Sunday.