Author Archives: Frank Schwartz

About Frank Schwartz

Frank Schwartz is the founder of CarFriend.me and Advanced Automotive Consulting Services, partner in The Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment and serial entrepeneur. A long time automotive enthusiast, Frank started reading car magazines at the age of 8 and has spent 30+ years working inside the automotive industry. In his spare time Frank races with the Sports Car Club of America, spends time working on his numerous project cars and supports many local charities.

Returning to California – Time to go Racing!

Designer Night at the Races™ June California events presented by Lacks Enterprises are now open for registration.  Over 11 years and 60+ events, the teams at Lacks Wheel Trim, Lacks Trim Systems and Plastic Plate have supported Competition, Camaraderie and … Continue reading

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And we have a winner! Designer Night at the Races #61

Editor’s note – Thanks to Eve Pickman for writing up this week of activities.  It was nice to actually spend time with everyone instead of spending my evening writing notes. Another Record Setting Night at Kart2Kart – With the support of … Continue reading

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GM Takes the Lead: Designer Night at the Races #60

Editor’s note – Thanks to Eve Pickman for writing up this week of activities.  It was nice to actually spend time with everyone instead of spending my evening writing notes. Karting at Kart2Kart – The second evening of the Spring 2017 … Continue reading

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Kicking Off the 2017 Competition: Designer Night at the Races #59

Editor’s note – Thanks to Eve Pickman for writing up this week of activities.  It was nice to actually spend time with everyone instead of spending my evening writing notes. Going Electric at JD Karting – The 11th year of Designer … Continue reading

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Spring means its time to go Racing! (and Car Show)

Designer Night at the Races™ May 8-10 presented by Lacks Enterprises are now open for registration.  Over 11 years and 60+ events, the teams at Lacks Wheel Trim, Lacks Trim Systems and Plastic Plate have supported Competition, Camaraderie and Charity!  To … Continue reading

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Detroit Crowns a new Sketchmaster!

The past two years have seen the Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment™ organically grow from a small underground anti-black tie event to a design party so fun and over the top that even Jalopnik shows up to live stream!  Hundreds of people came … Continue reading

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Sketchbattle Updates and Audience Participation

ITS TODAY! #MSBEXP  As the entire Sketchbattle team is working hard to get the new venue setup and ready for tonight’s festivities, we have a ton of IMPORTANT last minute news.  First and foremost the list of competitors has been … Continue reading

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