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Matt Farah, Zack Klapman, Chris Hayes, and Thad Brown 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 find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!www.thesmokingtire.com/film

Matt Farah, Zack Klapman, Chris Hayes, and Thad Brown 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 find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!www.thesmokingtire.com/film
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Matt Farah, Zack Klapman, Chris Hayes, and Thad Brown 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 find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!www.thesmokingtire.com/film

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Episodes

Larry Chen (Photographer, Hoonigan) & Matt Crooke (1552 Wheels)

1/17/2019
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Photographer of everything cool, Larry Chen, and co-owner of 1552 Wheels, Matt Crooke, are here to talk about a charity project that we are stoked about! Partnering with TST, they went up to Malibu in the early morning to take photos of Matt's Countach in the charred landscape. The goal: Capture amazing photos, make amazing poster, sell poster, give all proceeds benefit the resident relief effort of Malibu. And it turned out even better than we imagined. We all had a poster of a Countach on...

Duration:01:37:31

CA EXHAUST LAW w/ Brian Makse & Ezekiel Wheeler

1/15/2019
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We do a deep dive into the new CA 95db law thanks to the investigative work of Ezekiel Wheeler. What is it? How much is a ticket? How do police measure your car? How do you fight it? We also talk about Aston Martins, Hellcats, what weird car Brian is importing to Canada, and handle a lot of buying advice in the fan Q&A. Brian Makse is a racing driver, YouTuber and auotmotive journalist. Ezekiel is an Art Center Graduate and automotive events organizer. This show is also a video:...

Duration:01:55:20

Chris Jacobs (OVERHAULIN', Barrett Jackson)!

1/10/2019
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This guy is car TV royalty in our book.Chris Jacobs was the host of Velocity's "OVERHAULIN", a show that ran for a decade, where a team (led by Chip Foose) took people's unfinished project cars and brought them back to life. He's now a commentator at the Barrett Jackson auctions, which airs on Motor Trend TV! We talk about muscle cars, pro touring, auction trends, and of course, do fan Q&A! This show is also a video:https://youtu.be/2fhNtWMh0KA Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman...

Duration:01:35:49

Spike Feresten!

1/8/2019
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Spike is the host of "Spike's Car Radio", creator of the TV show, "Car Matchmaker", a collector of fine Porsches and watches, and a former writer on "Seinfeld." www.podcastone.com/spikes-car-radio This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/Y7FCSnXFR4I Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @spikeferesten IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @spikeferesten NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:38:10

TST's Matt and Zack

1/3/2019
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It's a TST Crew show! Matt and Zack catch up on what they've been driving, drifting, breaking, and fixing. Matt just did a road trip in the new Lexus LX570, and drove the new controversial Lamborghini Urus. Zack fixed his M3 and took it drifting. Lots of fan Q&A, and guess which Xmas car trend Matt hates? This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/3xVloOv0D94 Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:02:02:47

Richard Porter (Top Gear, The Grand Tour)

1/1/2019
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Richard Porter is one of the greatest minds behind 2 of the greatest automotive shows ever: BBC's "Top Gear", and "The Grand Tour". He knows cars and jokes. Just listen. This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/N2qHXUUmmmw Richard's work: https://sniffpetrol.com/author/richardporter/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCetcgTqJiNFKYipfBT1YIWQ https://www.amazon.com/That-Bombshell-Inside-Madness-Genius/dp/1409165078 Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire...

Duration:02:05:11

Classic Car Club Founders Zac Moseley, Mike Prichinello, Phil Kavanaugh!

12/27/2018
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If you like cars, you need to know about Classic Car Club Manhattan. In a city where parking is expensive and private cars rare, CCC created a club where you can rent awesome cars that enthusiasts love. They've had McLarens, Porsches, old Bronco's and Corvettes, classic sports cars, race cars, and exotics. They basically assembled a dream garage of cars that members can take out and enjoy. It's brilliant, and their wealth of knowledge about car reliability and markets is almost unmatched....

Duration:01:43:20

Mike Musto

12/20/2018
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Mike Musto is the host of 'The House of Muscle", a former host of /DRIVE, and lover of all classic automobiles. He has a cool, eclectic collection of cars, from a Wagoneer to a '68 Dodge Charger to a Porsche 928S. He joins us to talk about his Porsche, the crazy prices of new cars, the joys of owner older metal, and Rad Wood. https://www.youtube.com/thehouseofmuscle NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/PUZ61lfHR8Q Follow us! T:...

Duration:01:49:28

WANNAGOFAST's Blake Hutchison

12/18/2018
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Blake Hutchison is the founder of the 1/2 mile racing event WANNA GO FAST. He and Matt discuss the popularity of this new form of racing, the relevancy of the 1/4 mile, and which cars tend to be the fastest. Is it about horsepower? Drag? Weight? Find out how it started and why it's so popular. **Ads were recorded on a cell phone while Matt was trying to vacation. Sorry!** https://wannagofast.com/ This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/R0ahTuwt0Ko Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire...

Duration:01:10:13

Cody Miles: Global Time Attack Driver

12/13/2018
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Cody Miles is a driver in the Global Time Attack series with a rare setup: a Subaru STI with air suspension. We sat down to talk about his career, his car, and a lot more. Watch Cody's car in action here: https://www.airliftperformance.com/blog/gta-super-lap-battle/ NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/collections/the-smoking-tire This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/K6II0TcBAAA Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman...

Duration:01:20:49

Mike Spinelli (The/DRIVE, Jalopnik OG)

12/11/2018
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Mike Spinelli has had some of the best jobs in automotive journalism: a founder of Jalopnik, former editor of 0-60 Magazine, talking head on /DRIVE on NBCSports, and host of several shows on YouTube's /DRIVE Network. He knows -and has seen- a lot. This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/0bvzBXLXluc Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @mikespin IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @mikespin Check out our merch! https://www.blipshift.com/collections/the-smoking-tire

Duration:01:59:20

Gale Banks

12/6/2018
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Gale Banks is the founder and CEO of Banks Power, the leading company in performance modifications for diesel engines. He has an amazing history, from building a twin-charged semi truck for Pikes Peak, to jet boat engines for New Zealand, to government contracts. When it comes to engine tuning, gas or diesel, he is one of our most knowledgeable guests. This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/O5LMi8y-MTk Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire...

Duration:01:54:41

Sam Smith of Road & Track

12/4/2018
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Sam Smith is a writer for Road & Track magazine and an accomplished vintage racer. He's driven some unique cars, including IndyCars from almost every decade, and retired F1 cars. He drove down in his Integra Type-R to talk about it all. Read Sam's work: https://www.roadandtrack.com/author/2560/sam-smith/ This show is a video! https://youtu.be/BD3KdoXHeAo Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @thatsamsmith IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @thatsamsmith Check out our...

Duration:01:58:17

IndyCar driver Ryan Phinny

11/29/2018
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Ryan Phinny is an IndyCar driver, kart racer, and motorcycle enthusiast. He joins us to talk about how he worked his way from tech to race car driver, why karting is so important, and his new motorcycle venture. This show is also a video with visual assets paired to the conversation: https://youtu.be/Bn7f-uw1BKU Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @ryanphinny IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @ryanphinny Check out our...

Duration:01:55:59

Hannah Elliot & Magnus Walker

11/27/2018
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Hannah Elliott is an automotive journalist who covers reviews and news for Bloomberg. Magnus Walker is a famous automotive personality known for his custom vintage Porsches. Check out Hannah's articles: https://www.bloomberg.com/authors/AR_gYx13m9A/hannah-elliott Everything Magnus is here: http://www.magnuswalker911.com/ This show is also a video, with visual assets paired to the conversation: https://youtu.be/fbgMxNItuZQ Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @hannahelliottxo...

Duration:01:46:30

Betim Berisha - BBI Autosport

11/20/2018
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Betim Berisha is the CEO of BBI Autosport, a world-reknowned builder of extremely fast Porsches. From street tunes to race cars to one-off custom builds, he has done it all. On this episode he talks about how he got here, the struggles of a business, battery fires, and shows us his latest crazy project. This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/SHArOH_oc4M Check out BBI's work: https://www.bbiautosport.com/ Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire...

Duration:02:18:15

Michael Dweck - Dir. of "The Last Race"

11/15/2018
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Michael Dweck is the director of the feature film, "The Last Race", a movie about the last oval track on Long Island, and the battle between those that want to keep racing and those that want to develop the property. Premiers Friday, Nov. 16. From it's FB page: " An intimate portrait of a small-town stock car racetrack and the tribe of passionate blue-collar drivers that call it home, struggling to hold on to an American racing tradition as real estate development threatens its...

Duration:00:53:18

HOONIGAN's Brian Scotto

11/13/2018
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It took a long time, but we finally got him to talk about how it all came to be. Brian Scotto is the creative director of Hoonigan, but he's much more than that. He's been the driving force and creative mind behind all of the Gymkhana videos; the craziest, coolest, most viral automotive content ever put online. Before that he ran the excellent magazine, 0-60, and "Donk, Box, and Bubble". He's wrenched, raced, and written his way up to become one of the most important minds and voices of car...

Duration:01:56:59

Jason Cammisa

11/8/2018
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Jason Cammisa is the former co-host of the mega-popular online Motor Trend show, "HEAD2HEAD", and young veteran of the automotive world, having written for Road&Track, Automobile, and Motor Trend. He owns several awesome "enthusiast" cars and has a lot of wisdom. We also do a very long Q&A sessions with the fans. This show is also a video, with clips and photos paired to the discussion: https://youtu.be/LaYqhNImKgM Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @jasoncammisa IG:...

Duration:02:05:49

Tim Neely's Enthusiast Garage

11/6/2018
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Tim Neely is a man with a very cool collection of weird, fun cars. He's knowedgable, he's owned good cars, bad cars, and now he talks about them on his YouTube channel, Tim's Enthusiast Garage. Other topics include Safari 911s, what the best S2000 is, engine swaps, what to buy for motorcycle towing, and a ton more. Watch Tim's Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSHC8vHIPzE5EaYjHgx1Tmw This show is available as a video! https://youtu.be/CSF6zC6Rui4 Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire...

Duration:01:54:05