On October 22, 2022 Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville, GA will host an evening with experts Ted Stephens of the Stephens Performance Collection and Tim Wellborn of the Wellborn Musclecar Museum, highlighting their collections loaned to the Savoy for the Big Block exhibit.
CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA – On October 22, 2022 Savoy Automobile Museum in Cartersville, GA will host an evening with experts Ted Stephens of the Stephens Performance Collection and Tim Wellborn of the Wellborn Musclecar Museum, highlighting their collections, careers, and cars they have loaned to the museum for its current BIG BLOCKS exhibit. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Savoy Presentation Theatre. Prior to the lecture, a meet and greet reception, with a full cash bar and hors d’oeuvres, will take place in the Savoy Café from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ticket information is available on the website at www.savoymuseum.org.
About the Speakers
Ted Stephens – As a young boy, the sixties and seventies Detroit Musclecar offerings – especially from MoPar, held a captivating interest for Ted Stephens. That interest placed him on a career path in the automotive aftermarket industry that would lead to the foundation of Alabama’s Stephens Performance – now the largest vintage MoPar parts and salvage operation in the world. The company supplies cars, parts, and support to the enthusiasts who share the passion of yesterday’s MoParmania. His interest has never waned, and over the years Ted has accumulated some highly desirable examples of the automobiles he has been so infatuated with from new.
Tim Wellborn – Tim Wellborn was raised in Ashland, Alabama and learned the spirit of entrepreneurship from his hard working father, Doug Wellborn. After graduating high school Tim went to work for the Wellborn family business, Wellborn Cabinets, Inc. At Wellborn Cabinets, Tim held the position of vice president of sales from 1980 until 1987. In 1987 Tim’s father established Wellborn Forest Products in Alexander City, and Tim worked with his father and brothers here from 1987 through 1996 as vice president of sales. In 1996, Tim became President, CEO and owner of this company.
Today, Tim and his wife, Pam, enjoy owning and managing several recent ventures. In 2009 they restored a 1950’s art deco automobile dealership building in downtown Alexander City, moved their extensive collection of 1969-1971 musclecars in, and opened Wellborn Musclecar Museum. The museum was quickly hailed by the Alabama Board of Tourism’s “Top Ten Things to See” in the state of Alabama. To date, the museum has received thousands of visitors from all over the world. Tim has contributed greatly to the preservation of our country’s musclecar heritage. He has over 40 years of experience collecting vintage musclecars. Tim is known among the car collecting world for his expertise of all things MoPar. He has served on the Talladega International Motorsports Hall of Fame Board since 1985. In 2008 Tim was presented with the prestigious Lee Iacocca Award. Today he enjoys being an announcer and sharing commentary at Mecum Auctions, especially when MoPar automobiles roll across the auction block.
Savoy Automobile Museum
3 Savoy Lane, Cartersville, GA 30120
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