Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com July 25, 2014

Good morning Warren and Friends

I’d like to congratulate Ken Gross.

Ken received the Distinguished Service Citation Award at this years Automotive Hall of Fame

Ken has written about cars for over 40 publications, has authored 13 books, and written a 12-episode, historic car series for TV, “Behind the Headlights”. Today Gross devotes much of his time bringing great automobiles together for public viewing. A four year Executive Director of the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles and respected judge of Concours events, Gross developed a significant practice curating automobile exhibit’s in fine art museums; the High Museum of Art in Atlanta Museum of Art currently presents a “Dream Cars” exhibit he guest curated.

Ken lives in Hamilton, Virginia with his wife, Trish, and their children. If any of you see him in the Virginia area tell him congratulations.

Tomorrow starts MINI takes the States 2014. Thousands of MINIs will be congregating in San Francisco to rally across the country. We will be at the beginning and drive all the way to Grand Junction, CO with them.

You can follow our adventures on https://www.youtube.com/user/drivingthenation/

or http://www.minitakesthestates.com/welcome

if you’re really into it join the MTTS – MINI Takes The States 2014 on facebook as well.

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Lou Ann Hammond

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About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.