Detroit Speed Built 1969 Dodge #Charger – World’s Coolest Charger. Read @HotRod’s article here
Detroit Speed Employee Spotlight – Mark McDonald
1. Name and Occupation?
Mark McDonald – Project Fabricator
- How many years at Detroit Speed?
- Hometown and State?
- Favorite Detroit Speed Test Car and why?
The DSE 1965 Mustang (Kyle didn’t get mad at me when I broke the transmission) & the 2012 because it was a blast building with all the guys here.
- What do you like best about your job?
The customers and being able to express our creativity.
- What’s your dream car/truck?
A 1993 Red Mustang Cobra with a 408 Windsor and a straight cut TKO.
- Favorite interest/hobby when not at work?
Racing mini outlaw carts with my two sons.
- Favorite movie/movies?
Bullitt & Step-Brothers.
- Pet Peeve?
People that stop in the middle of intersections at a red light.
- Favorite quote/best advice to give?
“There are no new ideas, only different ways to do things.” – My Dad
The Detroit Speed Tour for 2015 has just been released. See the full schedule here http://www.detroitspeed.com/speed-tour.html It kicks off with @Goodguys Spring Nationals in Scottsdale March 13th. We are looking forward to the addition of a few more events this year and hope to see you at a show near you!
Detroit Speed Employee Spotlight – Blake Tomlinson
1. Name and Occupation?
Blake Tomlinson – Project Fabricator
2. How many years at Detroit Speed?
3. Hometown and State?
4. Favorite Detroit Speed Test Car and why?
I also like the “Super Secret” Test Car, you’ll all see it soon!
5. What do you like best about your job?
I like to build cool stuff that is functional.
6. What’s your dream car/truck?
A chopped bare metal full fendered 1934 Ford 3 window.
7. Favorite interest/hobby when not at work?
Building reproduction parts for WW II airplanes.
8. Favorite movie/movies?
California Kid, Worlds Fastest Indian & Kelly’s Heroes.
9. Pet Peeve?
People with Pet Peeves.
10. Favorite quote/best advice to give?
Craftsmen don’t always get it right the first time, but they always do the last time. – Blake Tomlinson.
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