ROBERT ELWOOD Robert grew up in South Knoxville and Jefferson County, Tennessee. He moved to Oak Ridge in the 90s. Over the last 35 years, he’s had a love for cars, everything from JEEP trucks, late 6os muscle cars to exotics. Robert started this business in 2013 from a hobby and thoroughly enjoys restoring or…

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KEISHA KAY LANE As a young girl, Keisha helped her Dad gather the proper tools. She learned to identify them, as well as use her hands alongside him to work on 4 wheelers and cars. She followed him everywhere, soaking up his mechanical skills. “I was a Ford girl, myself.” Her first car purchase was…

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JACK MOORE Jack began his car journey with his best friend, Matt.  Matt had set a World Record SS/AH. Jack and Matt were the crew at the ages of 16 for drag racing.  Matt’s Dad owned an engine and machine shop. Jack also wood worked with his own Dad. Jack has always been using his…

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MAC BURNET Mac’s Father was his inspiration. When Mac was 5 years old, his racecar career took off. His Father was part owner of a racecar and built its engine. “Dad threw me in the back seat, and off we went to the races.” After graduating high school, he worked at Automatic Transmission Exchange in…

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James Clark James was raised around a dad who always had “a whole driveway full of cars.” Up until the ripe age of 13, James’ world revolved around sports, especially baseball. When he discovered cars, his world forever changed. His dad was the handyman for Chrysler in his early years in Michigan before he moved…

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Freddy Rouse “The dirtier I am, the better my day”, a defining quote of Freddy’s personality. He feels great synergy working with everyone at Atomic Speed Shop. He gets a kick out of aggravating all his coworkers and can easily do everything from one end of the shop to the other. Paint and body work…

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JOSH COPELAND Josh started working on car repair at the age of 8. His step Dad ran a car repair shop and Josh worked alongside him, gaining interest and enthusiasm. Josh graduated from Tennessee Technology Automotive Technical school in Livingston, Tennessee.  While in Tech school, he worked at The Engine Company, a machine shop, rebuilding…

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GARRETT WILSON Garrett grew up around dirt bikes and four wheelers, but at 16, changed his interest into cars and trucks. Garrett’s grandpaw and uncle were always doing car body work.  They have been his greatest inspirations into pursuing the car world.  His grandpaw’s ’67 cherry red firebird was the one car Garrett wasn’t allowed…

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