Shawn Salas was born and raised in San Luis Obispo County. He grew up around cars his whole life. His dad always had a project car around that he was able to help build and learn about the cars. During high school he started his first job at a mechanic shop. He started sweeping floors and worked his up to one of their top mechanics, for 10 years. Shawn left to work for PG&E, but ended up returning to that shop to continue his passion of working on cars. When Shawn and his wife, Jen, had their second child, he left to work in construction. In May 2017 he decided to go back to his love for working on cars at the Autobahn. He’s finally back doing what he truly loves and considers his absolute passion.