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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

Justin Bell! (Racing driver, The Torque Show)

10/17/2019
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Justin Bell is a racing driver, producer, and host of The Torque Show. He won the 1997 FIA GT2 Championship, the 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans' GT2 class, and raced for Saab, Peugeot, Porsche, BMW, Dodge and General Motors. He. Can. Drive. Find Justin's show here: https://www.facebook.com/TorqueShowLive/videos/?ref=page_internal Watch the show! https://youtu.be/j9OZte1pcrw Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @justinbelltv NEW...

Duration:01:42:34

Matt and Zack - Lambo Fest and Spyders

10/15/2019
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What is Lamborghini Fest? What was there? Matt is back from the 2019 Lamborghini Fest, picked has a the new Porsche Boxster Spyder, and we get some interesting Q&A. This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/iZL1pjGilH4 Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:41:03

TST CREW SHOW - To Exocet or to i8?

10/10/2019
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Matt has been driving the BMW i8 Roadster and it's been "interesting". We talk about performance hybrids, the hamstringer i3, why Miatas should lose 1000lbs, and answer a lot of questions! This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/YhIIMLHwoZo Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:15:23

Comedian Chris Porter!

10/8/2019
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Chris Porter is a hilarious stand-up comedian who has appeared all over TV including Last Comic Standing. His special "Ugly And Angry" on Amazon Prime is one of my favorites of all time, and we just caught his newer one, "The Man From Kansas" on iTunes and it's amazing. Watch his specials on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Chris-Porter-Ugly-Angry/dp/B06XVZJS77 https://www.facebook.com/comedianChrisPorter/ https://www.chrisportercomedy.com/about This show is also a video:...

Duration:01:27:23

Automotive Event Planners Aimee Shackleford / Johnny Valencia

10/3/2019
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Aimee Shackleford and Johnny Valencia are the minds behind some of the coolest events and most popular rallies. As automotive event organizers, if there are crwods and supercars there, they probably have a hand in it. They're here to talk about what goes into planning an event, why Miatas are a nice break from R8s, and more. If you're wondering how to get into the automotive industry, this is a good listen. http://www.gearoneagency.com/ This show is also a video:...

Duration:01:17:51

Crew Show: All about PCOTY

10/2/2019
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We're back from 2 weeks of traveling and there's a lot to talk about. Matt went to Germany and then met up with Zack at Road & Track's "Performance Car of the Year" showdown, where they drove over a dozen cars, from a Mazda to a McLaren. And Vinny Russo bought a new old car! READ RT! https://www.roadandtrack.com This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/RtSYNyN1fd8 Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @roadandtrack @vinnyrusso1 NEW...

Duration:02:06:24

Remembering Chef Carl Ruiz

9/24/2019
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Our good friend Chef Carl Ruiz of The Food Network, La Cubana NYC Restaurant, the Opie Radio Podcast and countless other ventures, suddenly passed away over the weekend. While we are all reeling from his death, I want to take the opportunity to celebrate Carl's amazing appearance on our other show, Watch & Listen. This episode focuses on Carl's general philosophy on watches, which I later titled, "Carl Ruins Everything." And it's the best primer on watches for someone who loves, or who hates...

Duration:01:25:03

Bozi Taterevic (CREW CHIEF, MECHANIC, WRITER)

9/19/2019
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Bozi Tatarevic has an amazing life, and life story. He is a crew chief, mechanic, dealer, tuner, flipper, fixer, racecraft specialist, and automotive twitter philosopher. He has written for Jalopnik, R&T, and Hagerty. And how he got there is amazing. Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @hoonable IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @thebozi WATCH the show: https://youtu.be/ruaOkiXzjpc NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:49:04

Andrew Collins (JALOPNIK)

9/17/2019
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Andrew Collins is the Reviews Editor for Jalopnik.com, and their resident off-road/truck expert. Read Andrew's articles here: https://kinja.com/andrewpcollins This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/zQtg4YtL4WM Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @andrewatlarge NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:02:02:47

TST CREW SHOW! Matt, Zack, and Vinny

9/12/2019
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Matt has a Ferrari 812 Superfast, Zack is back from driving on an aircraft carrier, and Vinny is selling a car. PLUS, lot's of your questions! This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/13nuG51YGRM Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:57:16

Legendary Dir. Jeff Zwart & Jennifer Nicole of PEC

9/10/2019
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Jeff Zwart is an award-winning photographer, cinematographer, and the Second Unit Director (that means the car stuff) for the new film 'The Art of Racing in the Rain." Jennifer Nicole is one of our oldest "car" friends, going way back to the early Bullrun days. A proper enthusiast herself with multiple Porsche's (including an Emory-powered 356 semi-daily driver), Jen runs the Porsche Experience Center her in Los Angeles. Check out the Porsche Exp Center:...

Duration:01:37:42

Jonny Lieberman of MOTOR TREND

9/5/2019
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Jonny Lieberman is a senior editor at Motor Trend, and the host of Head2Head on Motor Trend TV. He just returned from the Pebble Beach Concours, and certainly has stories. Watch this show! https://youtu.be/GW8LsRSKcx0 Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @mt_loverman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @jonnylieberman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:02:04:47

Bull Run memories - Andy Duncan

9/3/2019
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Andy Duncan is a television producer, bar & nightclub owner, and the founder of the Bullrun Rally, which Matt and TST participated in four times. We haven't seen each other in about 4 years, so there should be stories. Watch the show! https://youtu.be/36UvDoeCwPs Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @bullrunrally NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:20:49

Jonny Lieberman - MOTOR TREND

9/3/2019
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Jonny Lieberman is a senior editor at Motor Trend, and the host of Head2Head on Motor Trend TV. He just returned from the Pebble Beach Concours, and certainly has stories. Watch the show! https://youtu.be/GW8LsRSKcx0

Duration:02:04:47

Lotus' Head of Design Russell Carr!!

8/29/2019
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Russell Carr has been the Head of Vehicle Design for Lotus since 2014, but before that, he designed the 2000 model year facelift for the Esprit as well! He designed the Evora, the more recent variants of which are among our favorite cars on the market today, and the new 2,000 HP Evija Hypercar. Watch the show! Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:16:33

DoctaM3

8/27/2019
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DoctaM3 (Cody) is a real doctor, YouTuber, traveler, broadcaster, and hardcore Lamborghini enthusiast. Today begins Monterey Car Week, so we're talking about all that goodness and the state of LA car culture after this weekend's shows! Check out Cody's channel! https://www.youtube.com/user/DoctaM3 Watch the show! https://youtu.be/II84eFv7Yzk Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman @doctam3 IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @doctam3 NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:25:30

Stanceworks/Proto Machine

8/22/2019
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Mike Burroughs is a fabricator who made his name with his company, Stanceworks, building incredible cars out of rusy shells, often using the rust in the aesthetic. His wide-body BMW went viral after SEMA. Now he has a new company, ProtoMachine. This show is also a video: https://youtu.be/PytqcrJ4b5A Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst

Duration:01:35:53

Kyle Conner (Cross-country EV record holder)

8/20/2019
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Kyle Conner drove his Tesla Model 3 long range from New York to Redondo Beach in a record-setting 45 hours 10 min. He holds the record for the fastest trans-continental drive in an electric car on the original Cannonball Route. https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/5/20751975/ev-cannonball-run-record-broken-twice-2019 WATCH the show! : https://youtu.be/62ofrHCAxcA Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @virtualkyle NEW...

Duration:01:09:01

Kyle Connor (Cross-country EV record holder)

8/20/2019
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Kyle Connor drove his Tesla Model 3 long range from New York to Redondo Beach in a record-setting 48 hours 10 min. He holds the record for the fastest trans-continental drive in an electric car on the original Cannonball Route. https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/5/20751975/ev-cannonball-run-record-broken-twice-2019 WATCH the show! : https://youtu.be/62ofrHCAxcA Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman @virtualkyle NEW...

Duration:01:09:01

Armored Cars w/ Peter Blaber

8/15/2019
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Peter Blaber is the CEO of Add Armor, a company that can add defense systems to just about any car. Whether it's bulletproof glass and doors, to pepper spray and sound canons, we got into what makes material so strong, when you would need it, and which cars are the most difficult to modify. https://addarmor.com/ T: @thesmokingtire, @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire, @fakezackklapman Watch the show! https://youtu.be/Tsup5whzGt4

Duration:01:34:56