T V Appearances
Masters Entertainment Group & Griot’s Garage
Griot’s Garage Treasures,
a brand new automotive series airing
nationally on Fox Sports Network. For thirteen weeks began
Sept 30, Griot’s Garage Treasures will air every
Sunday at 11:am & repeat the following
Monday at 4:pm.
SAM MEMMOLO & DAVE BOWMAN Duo RETURNED
June 2010 - Bristol, TN – Masters Entertainment Group, Inc. (MEG)
announced, their TV series “Motorhead Garage” featuring Sam
Memmolo, and Dave Bowman, formerly of Shadetree Mechanic and Two Guys Garage.
The series debuted on Fox Sports Network (FSN) National Sunday, July 25, 2010
“We were extremely pleased to reunite this dynamic duo. Sam and Dave were the
pioneers and originators of the “Automotive How To” programs,” stated Butch
McCall, Executive Vice President of Masters. “They developed the concept of step
by step “product installation” designed to help the automotive enthusiasts
utilize the latest in aftermarket products.”
The series featured “Step by Step” instructions as each product installation
was completed. The series is archived on Masters Entertainment Groups
Internet Television Network at
Guys Garage expanded Sam's ability to take on projects that
were not possible back at the old garage. He loves building and
working on performance machines along with performing general automotive
repair. Two Guys Garage Performance Shop gave more room to do
all kinds of performance and dress-up projects and use more sophisticated
equipment than the shadetree garage, all without bothering the neighbors.
Dave McBride Memorial
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marked season 16 for Sam Memmolo. Dave McBride joined
Sam in the garage as Dave Bowman went on the road to cover companies &
was well known as an international automotive technical trainer
with clients ranging from major corporate fleets to organizations of dealer
and aftermarket repair shops.
McBride was an ASE Certified Master Auto technician, Certified Master Truck
Technician and Certified to teach “EVT” (Emergency Vehicle Technician) classes.
Most states require certified technicians to service and repair emergency
vehicles like ambulances, fire trucks, and law enforcement vehicles.
As the director of training for Cummins South, and founder of Cummins
University, McBride conducted a structured training curriculum for diesel
technicians covering most all truck systems from electronic engine systems
diagnosis to air brakes. Graduates of Cummins University go on to hold positions as certified line
technicians in many of Cummins’ service locations worldwide.
Crank and Chrome
Sam and Dave Bowman previously
hosted the series called
and Chrome", which aired on TNN. The Crank and Chrome
Performance Shop was a venue where Sam and Dave built high performance cars,
street rods, and did all sorts of performance modifications. Crank and
Chrome was a place to find all kinds of neat products, useful information, and
money saving tips for the do-it-your-selfer. From pick up truck
suspensions to race truck engines, Sam and Dave were always busy with some
interesting job, and their shop was frequently visited by fabulous custom cars
and hot rods.
with his buddy
"Shadetree" ran for 8 years on TNN.
Sam is also seen with another great friend, Dennis Gage,
the master of the restoration and preservation hobby. Dennis hosts My Classic Car. With
his unique style, Dennis Gage takes his viewers and club members on video tours
of some of the world's finest automotive extravaganzas. He is truly a
"Genuine Car Guy", with several pristine classics in his collection.
restoration and reproduction products and services, as well as nifty equipment
to help make the job go better and faster. Watch Dennis show you how to do it and what to use. That's
My Classic Car.