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Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind.For video test drives and reviews, go toTheSmokingTire.comorwww.youtube.com/thesmokingtireRentour movie, where we…

Matt Farah & Zack Klapman


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    Crew Show (CT5-V BlackWing, weird Mini, S3 trip, Q&A)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 105:31

    We've driven a lot since our last sit down. We just reviewed the new Cadillac CT5-V BlackWing and another crazy Mini Cooper from Gildred Racing; Matt completed his road trip in the Audi S3; and Zack went drifting...sort of.  Plus we answer fan questions about blank-check builds, used vs new parts, SUV dailies, Lucid vs S-Class, and more.Follow us:@thesmokingtire@fakezackklapman Watch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtireFind Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dash cam. Free shipping for orders over $200. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for free, go to https://www.mintmobile.com/tire   This show was recorded on 1/11/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast

    Jason Cammisa! (HAGERTY)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 113:49

    Jason Cammisa is the host/writer/producer of 3 exceptional video series ("ICONs", "Revelations", and "Know-it-All") for Hagerty, all of which are required viewing for any car enthusiast. If you don't follow him, you should.IG: @jasoncammisaIG: @jasoncammisa https://www.youtube.com/hagerty Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dash cam. Free shipping for orders over $200. To get your new wireless plan for just 15 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for free, go to https://www.mintmobile.com/tire   This show was recorded on 1/5/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast 

    Mike Musto (muscle car expert, Hellephant swap! Hemmings)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 99:51

    Matt is on the road, scouting for Road & Track's Route to Vine rally, and he's staying at Mike Musto's house, so why not do a podcast?! Mike is a staple in the muscle car community. He has put tens of thousands of miles on his '68 Charger, using  it in Bull Run,  auto-X, and cross-country drives. He's also the proud owner of a home-made Charger Daytona, which is currently getting a Hellephant motor installed. @mike_mustohttps://www.hemmings.com He hosted/produced "Big Muscle", which aired on The/DRIVE, and is currently the Dir. of New Media at Hemmings.He knows cars, bikes, muscle cars, and how to flip cars the right way.  Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Head to policygenius.com to get your free home & auto insurance quotes and see how much you could save.Check out Squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you're ready to launch, go to squarespace.com/TIRE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.  Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire16 and use code smokingtire16 for up to 16 free meals and 3 free gifts! Want your question answered? Early access episodes and live streams? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    Adam Ferrara (Top Gear USA, comedian, actor)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 114:35

    It's the great Adam Ferrara! Adam is as funny and likable as they come. He is a standup comedian, actor, and former host of Top Gear USA alongside Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood. We talk about his crazy jump on Top Gear; cars he loves; cars he sold; what he wants to buy; comedy; anxiety; and his new special,  "It's Scary in Here", which is free to watch on YouTube.    https://youtu.be/pFSZQsqH8cw  Get his tour dates at: https://www.adamferrara.com/Listen to his podcast! https://www.adamferrara.com/#podcast-section Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Head to policygenius.com to get your free home & auto insurance quotes and see how much you could save.Check out Squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you're ready to launch, go to squarespace.com/TIRE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain.  Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire16 and use code smokingtire16 for up to 16 free meals and 3 free gifts!

    Our Favorite Cars, Drives, and Moments of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 124:01

    What was our favorite mid-engine car, front-engine car, truck, SUV, moment, or drive of the year? And what was our least favorite? That's what this podcast is all about. Matt Farah and Zack Klapman go through each category to compare notes. Plus, Matt drove the insane Lamborghini SCV12 on track, and we answer Patreon questions about EV swaps, E90 mods, our favorite Gran Turismo design, and watches. Recorded Dec 29, 2021 Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Watch our new series, All Cars 3! https://youtu.be/rGMf-vs-2fQ Want your question answered? Want to get ad-free episodes, early access, or a special 9th show each month? Join our Patreon! 

    Doug Demuro!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 170:46

    It's Doug Demuro! Strap in for a great show. We talk about his Defender, CarsandBids, his channel, the G-Wagon, road tripping, leases, the market of cars, how Doug hates paint to sample, Porsche issues, the problematic rise of car prices, why he'll never have a Carrera GT, the bet he made with Matt, fan Q&A, and a TON more.  https://www.carsandbids.comhttps://www.youtube.com/c/DougDeMuro@dougdemuro Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Watch our new series, All Cars 3! 

    Jesse Iwuji (NASCAR driver, NAVY officer, entrepreneur)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 88:42

    Jesse Iwuji is one of those people that is as impressive as he is likable and he is very impressive indeed. While on leave from serving in the NAVY he went to a track day, fell in love with the driving, and decided to become a race car driver. He has done just that, working his way up through late model stocks cars to the Xfinity series. He dailies an R32 GT-R and a C7 Corvette, drifts a C6 Corvette, owns a few businesses, and just created a racing team alongside an NFL legend. A story like his is far from common in the world of auto racing. You won't regret listening. From his website:"Jesse went from competing at the top level of Division-1A college football to rising the ranks of the military as a Lieutenant Commander, and is now the only current driver in all of NASCAR at the national levels that actively serves his country as a US Military member. Today he is one of two African Americans competing at NASCARs national level of racing." @jesse_iwuji https://www.jesseiwuji.com/ Watch our new show, All Cars go to Heaven 3: The Crossoverhttps://youtu.be/AIncQODpC8s Find Valvoline at your local auto parts store. 

    Jarod DeAnda

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 21, 2021 116:27

    This was a fun show that went all over the place! Jarod DeAnda is basically the voice of Formula Drift. He's been an announcer for the series for nearly 20 years, and has an enthusiasm for the sport that comes through in his voice and his demeanor. We wanted to hear how he got his start but we also heard about: his philosophy behind work; the wardrobe rules of Enterprise car rental; his crazy truck crash while moving from AZ to CA; the new wave of golf; his favorite country to visit; when he and Matt first met; his couch; ADD diagnoses; his second car; and a lot, lot, lot more.Grab a coffee and strap in for a fun one.Recorded Dec 15, 2021 Find Valvoline at your local auto parts store. Watch our new show, All Cars go to Heaven 3, here: https://youtu.be/AIncQODpC8s

    Crew Show (Driving the AMG Black Series, Lucid Air, rally, Q&A) - TST Podcast #685

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 106:43

    We've driven a lot in the last week. Matt and Zack drove the Lucid Air, then went on the Coastal Range Rally, putting 800 miles on the AMG GT Black Series and Zack's M3. Plus, we talk to listeners about Phaeton problems, 718 GT4 sedans, finding a lost car, and what we would build for $15,000. Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals and 3 free gifts! Visit talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Register for an account at Stance.com and get 15% off your first purchase. Use promo code TIRE at checkout to apply. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast

    Ed Justice Jr. (motorsport photographer, racing historian)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 97:53

    Ed Justice Jr. comes from a family that has built and sponsored winning race cars and he has the stories to prove it. He was friends with Evel Knievel, Dan Gurney, and Carrol Shelby, just to name a few. His company (started by his father), Justice Brothers, has been a presence in multiple forms of racing for 75 years. They sponsored 1950 Indianapolis 500 winner Johnnie Parsons, and both A.J. Foyt (1977) and Helio Castroneves (2021) on their fourth Indy 500 victory. They sponsored NASCAR champions, and drag racing legends like Don Garlits. They've remained a presence in racing for over 75 years.  Recorded Dec. 7, 2021Justice Brothers, Inc. is a manufacturer and worldwide distributor of over 100 car care products, fleet, farm, and industrial lubricants and cleaners. Check out their automotive museum: https://www.hemmings.com/stories/article/the-justice-brothers-automotive-museum Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals and 3 free gifts! Visit talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Register for an account at Stance.com and get 15% off your first purchase. Use promo code TIRE at checkout to apply. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store.

    Everyday Driver's Todd Deeken and Paul Schmucker

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 99:00

    Paul Schmucker and Todd Deeken are the creators of Everyday Driver, a YouTube channel, podcast, and Amazon show where they they test new and classic enthusiast cars. Their podcast, “The Car Debate”, focuses on answering viewer dilemmas in finding fun cars that also meet their budget and needs. Recorded 12/5/2021https://www.everydaydriver.com/(This show happened all a sudden while Zack was out of town, which is why it wasn't broadcast live.) Head to Policygenius.com/SMOKINGTIRE to get your free home & auto insurance quotes and see how much you could save. Sign up for your trial at Noom.com/TIRE Get your Decked Drawer System at Decked.com/SMOKINGTIRE and get free shipping. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store.

    Thaddeus Brown (Creative Dir., DP, TST OG)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 96:13

    Thaddeus Brown is one of the OG members of TST. He joined in 2009, only a few months after it was founded, and served as a camera op, DP, and crazy-ideas person for many years. The All Cars go to Heaven idea was his. He has since gone on to shoot and direct for numerous media outlets and creative agencies. We talk about our new series (sponsored by @ebaymotors), the RAM TRX, a car problem we try to solve, rally school, supercars vs trucks, SEMA vehicles, and more! Recorded Nov 22, 2021 Head to Policygenius.com/SMOKINGTIRE to get your free home & auto insurance quotes and see how much you could save. Sign up for your trial at Noom.com/TIRE Get your Decked Drawer System at Decked.com/SMOKINGTIRE and get free shipping. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store.

    Lotus' Big Wigs: Russell Carr, Gavan Kershaw, and Matt Windle!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 101:55

    These are some of the big brains that decide what a Lotus car should look like, feel like, and what the company should do next.   Russell Carr has been working for Lotus since 1990 and was appointed head of design in 2014. His work can be seen in the Lotus Esprit facelift, Europa S, Evora, and upcoming Evija.  Gavan Kershaw has been the Director of Attributes and Product Integrity since 2017. He sets the targets, benchmarks and evaluation sign-off on everything to do with the performance of Lotus cars. He's never worked anywhere else, so to say he cares about the brand would be an understatement.  Matt Windle served as the Executive Director of Engineering until January of 2021 when he was named the Managing Director of Lotus Cars.Recorded on Nov. 22, 2021Head to the Luxury Driver Amazon page for 15% off your order of their incredible wipes. Just head on over to Stance.com and pick out some styles you think they might like.Start your free trial today at egnyte.com.Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store.For our listeners, they are offering 20% off your first purchase. Get yourself some of the most comfortable and versatile clothing on the planet at vuori.com/TIRE

    Sonja Reid (OMGitsfirefoxx)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 108:10

    Sonja Reid does a lot of very cool things. She is a gamer, Twitch broadcaster, car enthusiast, and podcaster. She's in the Gamers Guinness World Records and she's on a YouTube show with Conan O'Brien. After meeting her at the Radford launch, we knew we had to get her on the show and she didn't disappoint. We talk about her love of cars, the hilarious successor to her first car, searching for her dad's dream car, track days, SEMA, and more. In 2017, Sonja was named "Most followed female videogames broadcaster on Twitch" in the 2017 Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition, and the fourth most influential gamer in the world by Forbes.  Recorded on Nov. 15, 2021Check out her Twitch channel: https://www.twitch.tv/omgitsfirefoxxTwitter: @OMGitsfirefoxxIG: @OMGitsfirefoxxHead to the Luxury Driver Amazon page for 15% off your order of their incredible wipes. Just head on over to Stance.com and pick out some styles you think they might like.Start your free trial today at egnyte.com.Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store.For our listeners, they are offering 20% off your first purchase. Get yourself some of the most comfortable and versatile clothing on the planet at vuori.com/TIRE

    Tavarish Hernandez & and Jared Pink (Wrench Everyday)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 109:00

    It's the Real Tavarish and Jared Pink! Freddy is known for two things: 1. CarTrek and 2. buying used supercars - some in amazing states of disrepair - and rebuilding them to driveable, sell-able condition. He's done it with an Aston, a McLaren, various Mercedes, a Bentley, Ferrari, and more. He has lots of projects, lots of dreams, and has had some amazing mechanical adventures.  Jared is Freddy's right-hand man and co-host on Wrench Everyday. He's helped Freddy repair all kinds of weird things and has barrels of mechanical wisdom.Visit talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Go to blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dash cam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Sign up for your trial at Noom.com/TIRE.Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month! 

    GRIDLIFE's Chris Stewart & Shawn Fenton

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 79:38


    From the Valvoline booth at SEMA, we have Chris Stewart and Shawn Fenton of GRIDLIFE. Chris is the Founder/ Director; Shawn is the Strategy Director. We met these guys years ago when Gridlife was just getting started and now it's HUGE. We talk about how it's grown, the pros and cons of size, best concerts, funny moments, beer pirates, what track they're excited to go to next, and their plans for 2022.https://www.grid.life/Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. For our listeners, Vuori are offering 20% off your first purchase. Get yourself some of the most comfortable and versatile clothing on the planet at https://www.vuori.com/TIREJust head on over to https://www.Stance.com and pick out some styles you think they might like. Head to https://www.Policygenius.com/SMOKINGTIRE to get started right now.  Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast #cars #comedy #podcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw


    Rob Dahm!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 83:04

    It's Rob Dahm! He has a really interesting story, a thirst for knowledge, built some CRAZY cars, and raced Ken Block's Hoonicorn. We talk about everything: his cars, his Lamborghini, how he started, why he keeps building things, the Indy car he bought, which platform needs 900HP, the challenges he's faced, and what's next. Check out Rob's cars and builds! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChg9P8du8Ykqy6MbMK5jpzQ https://www.instagram.com/robdahm/?hl=en Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. For our listeners, Vuori are offering 20% off your first purchase. Get yourself some of the most comfortable and versatile clothing on the planet at https://www.vuori.com/TIRE Just head on over to https://www.Stance.com and pick out some styles you think they might like. Head to https://www.Policygenius.com/SMOKINGTIRE to get started right now.  Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast #cars #comedy #podcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw

    Kyle Tucker (CEO of Detroit Speed)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 57:33

    How do you make older cars turn, stop, handle, or have good steering feel? Luckily we have Kyle Tucker of Detroit Speed to explain it all. He talks about his time working for GM, testing the C5 prototype fresh out of college, how he started his own company, what they did differently, and why their cars perform with the best. It was a great discussion about modifying, thinking, engineering, and testing. Detroit speed makes subframes, sway bars, control arms, axles, springs, and more. It's hard to put into words how good their cars are, so you'll just have to watch one of Matt's One Takes to get his word. Recorded on Nov. 3, 2021 https://www.detroitspeed.com/ https://youtu.be/Pa-1_o44e68Head to Policygenius.com/SMOKINGTIRE to get started right now. For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - AND, after you've been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That's 30 days to try risk-free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to JoinCrowdHealth.com/fit and enter code Tire at sign up. Worry less and feel happier. Sign up for your trial at Noom.com/TIRE. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store. Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast #cars #comedy #podcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman

    Abigail Bassett

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 117:10

    Abigail Bassett is a freelance journalist, writer, podcast host, and television host. She's been published in Automobile magazine, Tech Crunch, Ars Technica, Fast Company, Forbes, and appeared on CNN. She just competed in the Rebelle Rally, driving a stock Porsche Cayenne S riding on 20" wheels and street tires. 1500 miles of offroad driving, sandstorms, crazy weather were just part of that 10-day event, and we hear all about it! Plus, old Volvos, off-road challenges, EV stuff, canoe building, and pets! Check out her content here: https://abigailbassett.com/ Recorded October 28, 2021  Head to Policygenius.com/SMOKINGTIRE to get started right now. For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - AND, after you've been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That's 30 days to try risk-free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to JoinCrowdHealth.com/fit and enter code Tire at sign up. Worry less and feel happier. Sign up for your trial at Noom.com/TIRE. Find Valvoline now at your local auto parts store.Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast #cars #comedy #podcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire  

    McKeel Hagerty

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 90:33

    McKeel Hagerty is the CEO of Hagerty, a specialty provider of classic car insurance and media company. Founded by his parents, the company was originally focused on collector wooden boats. A lot has changed since then. In 1995, he took over and expanded the company to include classic and collector cars. Today, Hagerty has expanded their media presence to include a magazine, web site, events, and YouTube channel. On this show we talk about the direction of car enthusiasts, why Hagerty is everywhere, what their goal is, collecting trends, driving events, having fun at 19MPH, scary hyper cars, the EV impact, and the $500 Porsche project car he's owned since he was 13.https://www.hagerty.com/mediahttps://www.youtube.com/hagerty Go to https://www.HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals and 3 free gifts.Just visit https://www.talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-upStart your free trial today at https://www.egnyte.comFind Valvoline now at your local auto parts. This show was recorded on October 28th, 2021.  Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!  

    Tony Angelo & Jonny Lieberman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 120:59

    It's a Motor Trend party! We have Jonny Lieberman and Tony Angelo in the house and what a show it was. Tony is a host on Hot Rod Garage, where they build, well, crazy shit. He talks about his interest in EV swaps, that incredible new 1000HP Chevy crate engine, explains how fast his twin-engine Impala is, and more. Jonny tells us about his Rivian drag race, a controversial tree, and driving aLamborghini LM002 on tires as cracked as dry lake bed. It's 2 hours so grab a beer or a coffee, or both, and enjoy.  Tony Angelo is the host of Hot Rod Garage. You can check it out on the Motor Trend app, and check out his YouTube channel, Stay Tuned.  https://www.youtube.com/c/StayTunedTAJonny is the Senior Features Editor at Motor Trend and a host on Spike's Car Radio.  Go to https://www.HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals and 3 free gifts.Just visit https://www.talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-upStart your free trial today at https://www.egnyte.comFind Valvoline now at your local auto parts. This show was recorded on October 25th, 2021.  Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman  IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman   

    Roger Farah Returns! (And answers all your questions)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 84:50

    Roger Farah is back to answer your business (and life) questions! His last appearance was so popular we just had to have him back, so here's  90 minutes of fan questions about business, entrepreneurship, how to get ahead, why being curious is important, staying cool in tough situations, taking your shot, and more. There's great lessons here for anyone, no matter what job you have. Roger has been a heavy-hitter in the world of business and retail. His career started in department stores, working his way up at Saks Fifth Avenue until moving on to become the CEO of Rich's/Goldsmith's Department Stores (retailing) and President of Rich's/Goldsmith's Department Stores from 1987 to 1988. He was the CEO of Foot Locker in the '90s and then was President and COO of Ralph Lauren for over a decade. Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon and https://www.Innova.com to find the problem AND fix the problem. Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Go to http://sheathunderwear.com and get the most comfortable underwear you'll ever wear. If you use the promo code TIRE20, you'll also get twenty percent off your order.  Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast

    TEAM FORSBERG (Chris Forsberg, Alex Jagger, Bryan Heitkotter)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 98:31

    We have the whole Forsberg Racing team! What's it take to go from amateur to sponsored driver? What can autocross, sim racing, or rally do for your driving? How long can a GT-R engine last? All these questions and more get answered on this episode, because we have all the drivers of Forsberg racing! 3-time Formula Drift champion, Chris Forsberg @chrisforsberg64 , has expanded his team to include some up-and-comers: Alex Jagger is competing in Formula Drift Pro Spec, the tier just below FD Pro. He's won multiple Rally America National Championship stages and began drifting in 2014. @jagger277 Representing the grip side of things, Bryan Heitkotter is proof that sim racing can get you a ride in real cars. In 2011, he became the first winner of the Nissan U.S.A GT Academy talent search. He's also an SCCA National Autocross champ, and placed 3rd in the Dubai 24 Hours. @bryanheitkotter We're going to hear the stories of how they came up the ranks and why Chris chose them. https://forsbergracing.com/team-1  Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon and https://www.Innova.com to find the problem AND fix the problem. Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Go to http://sheathunderwear.com and get the most comfortable underwear you'll ever wear. If you use the promo code TIRE20, you'll also get twenty percent off your order.  Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast

    Crew Show! (Vantage F1, Tom Sergura trip, Q&A)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 94:59

    On this crew show, Matt tells us about spending the weekend with Tom Segura on tour! He saw the shows, explored Seattle, and got a glimpse of life on the road. We've also been driving the Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition, which makes us think of the AMG GT (and certain 911s). Q&A includes personal luxury coupes, track tires, best track toy under $40k, watch advice, and even a bit of career advice. This show was recorded on 10/18/2021. For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - and, after you've been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That's 30 days to try risk-free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to http://www.joincrowdhealth.com/fit and enter code Tire at sign up. When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for free. Just go to http://www.BABBEL. com and use promo code TIRE. Go to http://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app now, use promo code TIRE, bet $1 on this Sunday's Formula Racing Grand Prix and win $100 in free bets if any driver finishes a lap.  Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month! Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman  Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw

    Spike Feresten (Spike's Car Radio)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 92:12

    Spike is a TV writer and the host of Spike's Car Radio. On this episode we talk about Spike's conflicted relationship with his Tesla's autopilot, his Harley Livewire tester, GT3 Touring issues, Beetles, watches, and what car to take to a black tie event.This show was recorded on October 14, 2021.  For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - and, after you've been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That's 30 days to try risk-free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to JoinCrowdHealth.com/fit and enter code Tire at sign up. When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for free. Just go to BABBEL.com and use promo code TIRE. Go to blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app now, use promo code TIRE, bet $1 on this Sunday's Formula Racing Grand Prix and win $100 in free bets if any driver finishes a lap.  Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    Elana Scherr (Car and Driver, drag racing school, old car aficionado)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 108:11

    Elana Scherr is funny, knowledgeable, and one of our favorite guests. She has contributed to basically every big magazine and website out there. She lives and breaths the vintage car lifestyle yet is also well versed on modern cars. She's built cars, broken cars, and just did a huge road trip with Mike Musto for Hemmings. We talk about getting certified to race 8-second cars at drag racing school, why the Rebelle Rally is so hard, her ramp trucks, muscle car appreciation, and more.Read her stuff here: https://www.caranddriver.com/author/223081/elana-scherr/Follow her here:  https://www.instagram.com/challengeher/?hl=en Head to http://www.Policygenius.com/smokingtire to get started. Visit http://www.talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Start your free trial today at http://www.Egnyte.com Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    Crew Show (Audrain Concours, EVs, missing buttons, Q&A)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 105:04

    Matt is back from the Audrain Concours and has a lot to talk about. There's cars, yachts, estates, and BIRD scooter stories. Zack drove the VW ID.4 and is wondering why it's missing some essential buttons. Matt went wine tasting and had a bit range anxiety with his Cabernet. And we answer questions about American V8 sedan shopping, how to entertain 7 people at once, pick someone's commuter car, and help someone find their perfect Porsche. Head to http://www.Policygenius.com/smokingtire to get started. Visit http://www.talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Start your free trial today at http://www.Egnyte.com Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon!  Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    Andrew Davidge (CEO - Vintage Electric Bicycles)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 71:42

    Andrew Davidge is the founder and CEO of Vintage Electric Bikes, makers of the fastest electric bike in the U.S. We'll be talking about the new mobility movement, technology, batteries, and lots more. https://www.vintageelectric.com Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. This show was recorded on October 5, 2021. Want to get shows the day they're recorded?  Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw

    Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders, guitar maker, supercar owner)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 107:40

    Tosi Abasi is an unbelievable guitarist and the founder of instrumental progressive metal band, Animals as Leaders. He's also the founder of Abasi Concepts, which produces beautiful guitars that sound even better than the look. His success has allowed him to own some very fast cars but unlike most supercar owners, Tosin drives his cars at the track and in the canyons quite frequently. We talk about life as a self-taught guitarist, his journey with music, his cars, and more. https://abasiconcepts.com/ https://www.instagram.com/tosinabasi/ Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. This show was recorded on October 4, 2021. Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

    Kristen Lee & Kyle Cheromcha - TheDRIVE.com

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 105:13

    Kristen Lee and Kyle Cheromcha work at TheDrive.com, which covers automotive news, reviews, motorsports, and culture. Kyle is the Editor-in-Chief and Kristen is the Deputy Editor. We talk about their drive in the new Bentley Continental GT Speed, Kyle's commutes in his old Chevy Blazer, the pros/cons of motorcycles, rentable death traps, whether or not you should keep a car forever, what French hatchbacks have that U.S. cars don't, and more. @kristenleeeeeeee @kylecheromcha Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon, and https://www.Innova.com Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/27/2021. Don't want to wait days or weeks for episodes to publish on Tuesday/Thursday? Sign up to be a Pro Driver patron! We upload both the audio and video versions as soon as the live stream ends. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman  Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire  Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw 

    Taylor Hull (Formula Drift driver, Cadillac ATS-V)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 88:39

    Taylor Hull is a driver in the Formula Drift series, competing in a Cadillac ATS-V. He got his start racing in oval and switched to drifting in 2013. He earned his Pro 2 license just 1 year later. In 2017, he moved up to PRO. We talk about how he got started, his first drift build, blowing up cars, ATS-V parts nightmares, the skills of drifting, the classic car cannonball event he organizes, and answer your questions.@taylorhull82@driftuniversityBuy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon, and Innova.comGo to blackvue.com/TSTand use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200.This show was recorded on 9/16/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us:@thesmokingtire@fakezackklapman Watch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire

    Donald Osborne (Classic car historian, curator, TV host )

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 95:00

    When it comes to car knowledge, "expert" is an understatement. Donald W. Osborne is a classic car historian, author, consultant and writer. He has appeared on television in his regular segments “Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne” and “Behind the Bowtie” on the internationally-distributed CNBC primetime show “Jay Leno's Garage. He's also a founding member and CEO of the Audrain Automotive Museum and the Audrain Newport Concours and Motor Week.@osbornedonald@audrainconcourshttps://www.audrainautomuseum.org/https://www.audrainconcours.com/Check out the Audrain YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AudrainMuseumNetwork/videoshttps://www.audrainconcours.com Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. Check out AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.  Go to blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/17/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us:@thesmokingtire@fakezackklapman Watch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire

    Crew Show! (World's Fastest DeLorean, Defender 90 review, Tesla FSD Beta nightmares)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 95:50

    Matt and Zack talk about driving the world's fastest DeLorean, give an  in-depth review of the Defender 90 (and how it compares to the Bronco  Outer Banks), discuss the new and worrying Tesla Full Self-Driving  videos, show off some art, and answer questions about overrated cars,  smart buys, salvage title pros/cons, books, and a lot more.    Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. Check out AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.  Go to blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/15/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcastFollow us:@thesmokingtire@fakezackklapmanWatch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire

    Crew Show (Caffeine & Carbs show, fun with decaf, MASSIVE Q&A session)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 109:55

    Matt is back from the east coast where he drove the Jaguar and attended the Caffeine & Carburetors car show, which did not disappoint in the slightest. We talk about the incredible turnout, the cars, Glickenhaus' sales, Tesla heading to Germany, what the best "luxury rally car" is, replacing an S63AMG, GTO mods, Audi R8s, how a 911 stacks up against a Taycan, and much, much more. Head to https://www.Policygenius.com/smokingtire to get started right now. You get all the cars, one search. Check out https://www.AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you. Use Off The Record! and ALWAYS fight your tickets! Enter code TST10 for a 10% discount on your first case on the Off The Record app, or go to https://off-the-record.sjv.io/c/2765520/1021446/13139 Buy your Dillon optics sunglasses through our site and get a FREE Smoking Tire t-shirt. https://www.thesmokingtire.com Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Pro Driver patrons had access to this episode on 09/13/2021 Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    John Temerian (Curated, Exotic Car Dealer)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 102:01

    John Temerian is the CEO of a vintage exotic car dealership has the life story to back it up. He runs Curated, a Miami-based dealership that buys and sells investment quality “blue chip” cars. Think classic exotics like Countach, Miura, CLK GTR, XJ220, Bugatti EB110s, etc. John has owned, bought, and sold, hundreds of cars and his knowledge runs deep. He has great insight, stories, and a love of cars that is infectious. We go back to his youth when his dad decided to sell Lamborghinis, took him for a ride in a RUF, and couldn't understand why John liked Renntech Mercedes.@wearecuratedhttps://wearecurated.com/ **Note: John's mic was having a small issue during the show so you may hear some soft clicks throughout. We did what we could to remedy it and we don't feel it ruins what is otherwise an excellent show. Head to Policygenius.com/smokingtire to get started right now.You get all the cars, one search. Check out https://www.AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.Use Off The Record! and ALWAYS fight your tickets! Enter code TST10 for a 10% discount on your first case on the Off The Record app, or go to https://off-the-record.sjv.io/c/2765520/1021446/13139 Buy your Dillon optics sunglasses through our site and get a FREE Smoking Tire t-shirt. https://www.thesmokingtire.com Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Pro Driver patrons had access to this episode on 09/2/2021 Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    Robin Grove (CEO of CARS: high-end auto shipping co)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 78:26

    Robin Grove is the CEO of CARS (Classic Automotive Relocation Services), which transports multimillion-dollar cars around the world. She also has an impressive collection of her own. We talk about what it takes to ship an 8-figure car around the world, which countries are more difficult, the various rules of show and display, her Golf R, her off-road commute to Vegas, the incredible Ace she owns, her history with Mustangs and Panoz, and how she got into the business.Check them out at https://www.carseurope.net/@robin.grove Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. Go to StatHero.com/SMOKINGTIRE, sign up for free and you can get three times back on your first play. Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Get bonus content? Join our Patreon! Pro Driver patrons had access to this episode on xx/xx/xxxx Go to   https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month! 

    Larry Kosilla (AMMONYC)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 105:52

    Larry Kosilla is one of the world's best detailers and the founder of AMMO NYC detailing products. On this episode we talk paint protection, car care for lazy people, his new product (and EPA headache), washing cars in the winter, supply chains, shipping costs, his new EV, his insane 9 hour commute.  @AMMO NYC https://www.ammonyc.comGo to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping.Go to StatHero.com/SMOKINGTIRE, sign up for free and you can get three times back on your first play.Want our sunglasses AND a free t-shirt? Go to https://thesmokingtire.com/partners-1 and click on the Dillon banner.Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Get bonus content? Join our Patreon! Pro Driver patrons had access to this episode on 09/2/2021 Go to  https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!

    Announcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 1:25

    We've been making this podcast for 10 years thanks to listeners like you. Since the beginning, many people have asked us to get rid of the ads, or leave the live streams up a little longer, or get more content. Well now we have a solution for you! (Don't worry, the show will still be available for free) By becoming a patron you can watch the live stream, ad-free episodes, get access to the shows long before the general public, or even get a special once-a-month crew show that is only for our Patrons. And it all starts at just $3 a month. Read about the tiers below or hit the link to see a thorough description.  Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast  Here's how it works. TIER 1: You're on our Pit Crew!  Want to watch the podcast live stream? This is how you do it. The day before the show, we will share the link to the live broadcast with the community and you'll get a notification when it goes live, so make sure you keep your notifications on.  Tier 2: Crew Chief The Crew Chief is one of the most valuable members on a race team so we're giving you a lot of value. Tier 2 patrons not only get to watch the live broadcast, they also get ad-free episodes from this day forward. When we publish the episode for the general public, you'll receive a notification that ad-free versions have been posted right here on Patreon. What if you want to listen on the go? During a commute? We got you covered. Our patron-only RSS feed contains ad-free versions of episodes (starting with episode 650) and our entire back catalog. That's all our content in one single subscription.  Tier 3: Pro Driver Let's be honest, drivers get the best perks. Drivers get everything the other tiers get PLUS: Early access to episodes - Missed the live broadcast? No problem. The moment we end the live stream we publish it for you to enjoy on your schedule. No more waiting a week or two for it to be published. And, we will record 1-hour crew show, airing once a month, that's only available to Pro Drivers. We'll dive deeper on the cars we've driven AND answer your questions.

    Crew Show (Evos, presence, Honda trucks, Q&A) - TST Podcast #656

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 104:02

    On this crew show we talk about being more present, 2-door off-roaders, the new Honda Ridgeline, things Raptors are bad at, which car we would turn into a monster truck,  Lancer Evos, answer MANY questions, and give some watch advice.You get all the cars, one search. Check out https://www.AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you. Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon, and https://www.Innova.comhttps://www.NETGEAR.com/bestWiFi with promo code SMOKINGTIRE10 to save 10%.  Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcastSpotify: Apple Podcasts: Google Music: Web player:#cars #comedy #podcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

    Mike Musto (Hemmings)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 110:19

    Mike Musto is the ambassador of all things muscle car and full of car-life wisdom. He's been a journalist for twenty years, avid track-day driver, car flipper, hosted /BIG MUSCLE, and beat up his ‘68 Charger on the show “Bullrun”. He's currently the Director of New Media at Hemmings.You get all the cars, one search. Check out https://www.AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you. Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon, and https://www.Innova.comhttps://www.NETGEAR.com/bestWiFi with promo code SMOKINGTIRE10 to save 10%.

    Crew Show (Ford Bronco review, Subaru, Q&A!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 87:59


    Off-roading the Ford Bronco Outer Banks, what the Subaru Outback Wilderness can (and can't) do, the Tesla robot, Anthony Bourdain, and answer a strange question about the Corvette Z06.  Upgrade to Orbi WiFi 6 and save 10% today. Visit NETGEAR.com/bestWiFi and use code SMOKINGTIRE10 to save 10%. Purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for free. Go to Babbel.com and use promo code TIRE.
 Check out AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you. Follow us!T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapmanIG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw


    Jonny Lieberman (Motor Trend)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 123:46

    Jonny Lieberman is the Senior Features Editor at Motor Trend and a talking head on Spike's Car Radio. We talk about his time at Pebble Beach, driving single-seater Ferraris, why you should never touch a Fiesta ST, the Lucid Air, what the Wrangler has that Bronco doesn't, and answer lots of Q&A.Jonny Lieberman is the Senior Features Editor ad Motor Trend and a talking head on Spike's Car Radio. Upgrade to Orbi WiFi 6 and save 10% today. Visit NETGEAR.com/bestWiFi and use code SMOKINGTIRE10 to save 10%. Purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for free. Go to Babbel.com and use promo code TIRE.
 Check out AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you. 

    Hannah Elliott (Bloomberg Autos)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2021 91:07

    What a show! Hannah Elliott covers automobiles and motorcycles for Bloomberg. In this conversation we cover her experience at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2021 (and how it's changing), driving the new  and extremely rare Bentley Mulliner Bacalar, what's happening in the world of hypercar electrification, daily driving an old Rolls-Royce, old Ferraris, and a lot more. @hannahelliottxohttps://www.bloomberg.com/authors/AR_gYx13m9A/hannah-elliott Get your Decked Drawer System at Decked.com/SMOKINGTIRE and get free shipping.  Upgrade to Orbi WiFi 6 and save 10% today. Visit NETGEAR.com/bestWiFi.  Go to StatHero.com/SMOKINGTIRE, sign up for free and get 3x your money back on your first play. Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

    Crew Show! (New Toyota 86!!)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 115:01

    Matt is back from driving the all new, highly-anticipated Toyota 86! He also talks about quitting caffeine and marijuana, and clarifies some Instagram posts. Plus, Zack talks about meeting his hero and driving the Ferrari 575M.   Get your Decked Drawer System at Decked.com/SMOKINGTIRE and get free shipping.  Upgrade to Orbi WiFi 6 and save 10% today. Visit NETGEAR.com/bestWiFi.  Go to StatHero.com/SMOKINGTIRE, sign up for free and get 3x your money back on your first play. Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

    Steve Dinan!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 89:46

    Put on you learning caps: Steve Dinan is in the house. Steve is a legend. His fast BMWs and quality parts helped him cross over from tuner to nearly-household name. He has raced cars, managed race teams, and now he's back to doing what he does best: building really fast German cars at his new company, Carbahn Autoworks. He's a brilliant guy that will teach you how to modify your car correctly. Listen up. https://carbahnautoworks.com@carbahn_autoworks.comGo to https://www.AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.  Head to http://www.Policygenius.com to get started right now. Listeners of The Smoking Tire Podcast receive 30% off Keeper Unlimited and Family plans. Use promo code SMOKINGTIRE30 at checkout or visit https://www.keeper.io/smokingtire to learn more.

    Car Brokers Steve Serio & Cam Ingram

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 93:07

    These guys have their ear to the collecting car grindstone AND have sage advice to help you buy, no matter what your budget is. Steve Serio is a car broker that finds, buys, and sell high-dollar collector cars. Cam Ingram is the CEO of Road Scholars, which restores, sells, and services rare and historic Porsches. Steve and Cam work together on many large and significant car deals. They're in town to talk about what they've driven, what the market is doing, and Cam's inaugural drive in the 2021 Pikes Peak Hill Climb.  @therealbondgroup @porsche_malonehttps://roadscholars.com/  Go to AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.  Head to Policygenius.com to get started right now. Listeners of The Smoking Tire Podcast receive 30% off Keeper Unlimited and Family plans. Use promo code SMOKINGTIRE30 at checkout or visit keeper.io/smokingtire to learn more.  

    Tory Belleci (Motor Mythbusters, Mythbusters)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 70:16

    Tory Belleci is a host of Motor Trend's new show, "Motor Mythbusters". On the show, Tory -along with Faye Hadley and Bisi Ezrioha - will investigate, debunk, or prove all the automotive myths, legends, hearsay, and stunts, using real science. He was also a host on the original "Mythbusters", which ran for an incredible 12 seasons. "Motor MythBusters—coming only to the MotorTrend App, August 4, 2021—picks up where the Discovery Channel classic left off, but tackles each myth with a gearhead-minded focus and a more in-depth look at the process—not only the carnage at the end." https://www.motortrend.com/news/motor-mythbusters/ Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals plus free shipping.JB Weld is available at JBWeld.com, Walmart, Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's, Autozone, Advanced Auto Parts, NAPA, O'Reilly, Michael's, and more. Go to NordVPN.com/smokingtire or use code TIRE to get a 2-year plan plus a bonus gift with a huge discount.  

    Crew Show! (Gridlife, Ducati Monster, driving a Cup Car)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 95:04

    Matt Farah and Zack Klapman talk about their drive in the $500,000 Guntherwerks 911, Zack's crazy weekend at Gridlife, scaring Hoonigans, Matt's ride on the Duacti Monster, and we give a lot of car buying advice. Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals plus free shipping.JB Weld is available at JBWeld.com, Walmart, Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's, Autozone, Advanced Auto Parts, NAPA, O'Reilly, Michael's, and more. Go to NordVPN.com/smokingtire or use code TIRE to get a 2-year plan plus a bonus gift with a huge discount.  

    Mary "Missy" Cummings - Prof., Autonomy Lab and Duke Robotics

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 81:38

    Who better to talk to about autonomous cars than a professor of the subject? Missy Cummings is currently a Professor in the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering, the Duke Institute of Brain Sciences, and is the director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory and Duke Robotics. Her research interests include human-unmanned vehicle interaction, human-autonomous system collaboration, human-systems engineering, public policy implications of unmanned vehicles, and the ethical and social impact of technology.Read her paper here: https://hal.pratt.duke.edu/sites/hal.pratt.duke.edu/files/u39/2020-min.pdfhttps://pratt.duke.edu/faculty/missy-cummings *There's an edit in the middle of the show because her connection froze for a few minutes.Listeners of The Smoking Tire Podcast receive 30% off Keeper Unlimited and Family plans by using promo code SMOKINGTIRE30 at checkout or visiting http://www.keeper.io/smokingtire JB Weld is available at https://www.JBWeld.com, Walmart, Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's, Autozone, Advanced Auto Parts, NAPA, O'Reilly, Michael's, and more.Go to http://www.AutoTempest.com/tst to learn more.

    Kristen Lee (TheDrive)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 90:04

    Kristen Lee is the Deputy Editor of TheDrive.com. Previously she was the automotive writer at Business Insider, and a celebrated staff writer at Jalopnik.  https://www.thedrive.com/ Listeners of The Smoking Tire Podcast receive 30% off Keeper Unlimited and Family plans by using promo code SMOKINGTIRE30 at checkout or visiting http://www.keeper.io/smokingtire JB Weld is available at http://www.JBWeld.com, Walmart, Amazon, Home Depot, Lowe's, Autozone, Advanced Auto Parts, NAPA, O'Reilly, Michael's, and more. Go to http://www.AutoTempest.com/tst to learn more. 

    Gareth Reynolds (The Dollop Podcast)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 72:46

    Gareth Reynolds is a standup comedian, actor, and podcaster most known as the co-host of The Dollop; an incredible, hilarious American History podcast that Matt and Zack absolutely love.https://allthingscomedy.com/podcast/the-dollop Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals plus free shipping. When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you'll get an additional 3 months for free. Just go to Babbel.com and use promo code TIRE. Right now, the first 100 listeners who go to Sennheiser.com/Podcast and use promo code TIRE will receive 15% off the Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds or any of their amazing headphones. Follow us!T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapmanIG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman 

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