Author Archives: Ryan Smith

Helio Castroneves (4x Indy 500 Winner)

June 4, 2021

Adam and Matt kick off the show talking about the Indy 500. They speculate on what happened with Graham Rahal’s tire. This leads to a conversation on the importance of the pit crew. They touch on James Dean’s transaxle selling to an interesting buyer. Next, they bring on the 4x Indy 500 Winner Helio Castroneves to break down his historic win in Indianapolis this past weekend. Lastly, they touch on the latest with Rimac’s Hypercar.

‘Big Oly’ Bronco + Steve McQueen’s 917K & James Dean’s Transaxle

May 28, 2021

Adam and Matt kick off the show talking about Matt’s experience driving the new Audi RS6 Avant. Next the guys get into some hot auction stuff. They touch on 1969 Ford Bronco ‘Big Oly’ that was sold for $1.87M, James Dean’s Transaxle that is selling for 150k, and Steve McQueen’s ‘Le Mans’ Porsche 917K that is estimated to sell for over 16M. Lastly, the guys play the Hypothetical Stoplight Game before finishing out the show with some electric truck talk.

Ford Lightning w/ Darren Palmer (FORD EV Manager)

May 21, 2021

Adam and Matt kick off the show talking about combo pad locks on the outside of cars. This leads to a conversation on the value of analog features in an increasingly touch screen world. They touch on Lamborghini making moves to become an EV Company. Lastly, the guys then bring on Ford’s General Manager of Electric Vehicles, Darren Palmer, to talk all things Ford Lightning.

Corvette Z06 Spy Video + Ford Lightning & Janet Guthrie Biopic

May 14, 2021

Adam kicks off the show talking trying to figure out what crazy car he should bring to Bruce Meyer’s annual Father’s Day car show on Rodeo Drive. Matt brings up an upcoming film about racing car driver Janet Guthrie and how Hilary Swank is a great casting. Then they go deep on the Ford Lightning and all of the crazy features including powering your house. They dive into the new Corvette Z06 Spy Video and comment on the Ferrari like sound it produces. Lastly, they goof on a few scenes from Gone in 60 seconds.

IMSA + Durango Hellcat & GT3 R Cup Car

April 30, 2021

Adam and Matt kick off the show talking about Monterey and its theme for 2021 which is the the 52nd Anniversary of IMSA. Matt talks about his experience with both the Lexus RC F FUJI Edition as well as the new Dodge SRT Hellcat. They touch on the Mach E performance edition before talking about how EV Range is determined and by who. Other cars mentioned include the Mustang 2000 SVT Cobra R, the Porsche 924, & Adam’s 2000 GT3 R Cup Car. Lastly, Adam gives out some cars that he feels would be good values to invest in.

John Hennessey (CEO Hennessey Performance)

April 23, 2021

Adam and Matt start the show talking about the Dodge SRE Hellcat SUV and the Lexus RC F Fuji edition. They then get into the seemingly EV themed Shanghai Auto-Show. The guys go deep on Hydrogen Fuel Cell vs EV and try to figure out if the Toyota Mirai is in fact fully Hydrogen run. For the second half of the show they bring in founder and CEO of Hennessey Performance, John Hennessey. John goes into a variety of topics including his upcoming Venom F5 which he is hoping will top out over 300 MPH.