**Leaving Gas Monkey Garage is Richard Rawlings, the owner and star of the show. ** He co-founded the garage alongside Aaron Kaufman in 200
The shop first appeared in 2011 on Discovery’s Fast N’ Loud, and stayed with the show until its finale in 201 Rawlings also had a spin-off series in 2014 titled Fast N’ Loud: Revved Up, which followed him and his team as they tracked down and restored rare cars throughout Texas. He also opened Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill, a restaurant in Dallas.
He has since moved on to other projects.