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Four Barrel Media Names JP Emerson “Most Influential & Relatable Automotive Storyteller” for 2020.
Television host and jet car driver, Kat Redner Talks racing, women in sports and media with JP Emerson
JP Emerson talks Restomods, Hot Rod Power Tour and road trips with USAF LT Colonel Chris Reynolds
JP Emerson talks with Carlisle event's Mike Garland about cars, stars food and their premier automotive event experience
World Champion drag racer Dina Parise talks with JP Emerson about preparation, focus and mentoring tomorrows drivers.
Automotive designer & visionary, Brad Fanshaw talks Hot Rods by Boyd Coddington, Van Halen and Rock n Roll's automotive culture with JP Emerson
Editor Steve Turner talks the future of the Mustang, muscle cars and how to get noticed at your next show with JP Emerson
Television host and adventurer Tiffany Stone talks off roading, Hagerty's Daily Driver show and why she named her Jeep Lucifer with JP Emerson
Clay Fees love of the automobile began with a book. Today he not only has the car of his dreams but a book of his own he hopes will inspire a new generation.
Ontario Canada's Ryan Weaver could be the person sitting next to you at your next show or the helpful friend you’ve never met on the other side of your computer keyboard.
In 2013 Alex Taylor became the youngest HOT ROD Drag Week competitor EVER at the age of 16. What started as a mild 12 second, daily driven Camaro evolved into a sub 8 second earth scorcher known simply as “Badmaro.” Alex and JP Emerson discuss the life and times of the champion literally raised in her parent's shop.
Ava Lail may not be old enough to drive just yet, but don’t think for a moment she doesn’t know what she wants when she’s old enough to drive on her own. It’s Mopar or no car for 9-year-old Ava Lail and in case you’re wondering, Panther Pink will do quite nicely.
Prepared for anything, go full throttle with NHRA and Fox sports’ Amanda Busick As a top end reporter, Amanda Busick isn’t only the first face an NHRA driver sees after screaming down the track and crossing the stripe, she’s also the co- host of Sunday Nitro Live on Fox Sports. A natural performer both on air and off, you won’t have to travel 1000 feet to uncover the drive, the complexity, the humor and personality of one of the most recognizable talents in motorsports.
Nicole Wakelin is a widely respected automotive journalist, former Vice President of the New England Motor Press Association, a member of the International Motor Press Association and a women’s World Car of the Year juror.
John Kraman requires little introduction. A virtual encyclopedia of automotive information, he’s the director of company relations, supervisor of on air talent as well as an avid collector and one of the industries most respected and recognized voices for Mecum auctions.
Seth Burgett is owner and CEO of Gateway Bronco, one of the automotive world's most respected restoration and continuation brands in the world. By combining his production background with his lifelong car knowledge and passion, he’s changing the way trucks are being restored and now building modernized Early Broncos the way Henry Ford envisioned – on a production line.
Legendary Journalist ,Ford Expert & Lee Iacocca Award Winner, John Clor talks Blue Oval with JP Emerson.
Martina Kwan is a champion Race Car Driver, War Survivor, Award-Winning Business Founder, Entrepreneur, Speaker and brand ambassador. Campaigning her Porsche 911 race car, she captured 3 consecutive Championships from 2017-2019. JP Emerson and Martina talk about her story, her business and her brand on today's episode.
A 3rd generation racecar driver from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Amber Balcaen rose from humble go carts beginnings to become the 1st Canadian woman to win a NASCAR Sanctioned race in the United States. She’s masterfully utilized her racing platform to become one of motorsport's largest female influencers – Inspiring and motivating people around the world to pursue their dreams, break stereotypes and have a positive impact on society.
Jason Schneider set out to parallel his own story overcoming adversity on the racetrack with stories of others like him. That amputees don’t see the world through, or buy into, a disabled label.
What do you do when you have an impressive collection of great American muscle? If you're Chick Renn, you help others. A collector who is no stranger to many of the hobbies most prominent enthusiasts’ websites and forums, such as Yenko.net and Camaros.org Chick’s chronicling of his latest builds and restorations provides invaluable step by step progress and photos for others to follow. If Chevy is your brand, Chick Renn is the man.
Automotive author and enthusiast shares stories from his book "Grab some gears", his days of street racing and a close call with an unmarked police car.
With automotive television, deciding what you, the viewer wants to get out of it determines a lot about which programs you watch. While many are purely brand building entertainment, it doesn’t take long to discover that Graveyard Carz not only reflects its passionate Mopar pedigree, but the attention to detail of its owner Mark Worman as well.
JP Welcomes NSRA’s Greg Saunders to discuss street rods, hotrods, muscle cars, the NSRA’s youth programs and their amazing “Fellow pages” member resource.
Television personality & face of the CARS Racing Tour joins JP for a bit of fun and insight into Jacklyn's dedication to the sport.
Specializing in COPO Camaros, automotive collector Benny Pfieffer talks judging, doing your homework when buying any muscle car, MCACN and local clubs with JP.
JP Welcomes Bob Ashton, managing member of the Muscle Car and Corvette nationals to discuss what makes this show, known as the Superbowl of car shows, one of the top “can’t miss” events every year.
Mustang Marie, Hagerty Insurance If you bleed Ford Blue, especially if you’re a fan of the iconic Mustang, there is little chance that you are unfamiliar with Natasha De Melis, aka “Mustang Marie”.
In a year that will see completion of two major expansion projects and three new automotive events for the Detroit area, veteran automotive and motorsport executive Tim McGrane officially assumed the role of CEO of M1 Concourse.
Automotive Enthusiast John Rhuff knows there’s much more to his home state than a mouse and a movie studio. The Orlando Florida resident with a distinct taste for cars of the fifties and the open roads of the Sunshine state credits the early days in his father’s footsteps and his chance encounter with the legendary Chip Foose, with shaping his automotive passion.
Catch Valerie Thompson, THE WORLD'S FASTEST FEMALE MOTORCYCLE RACER @ 328 MPH! Discover her love of speed, desire to be the best, what music pumps her up and how a horrific crash hasn't deterred her from pursuing 400 MPH!
There are few in the automotive space as accomplished as Rick Debruhl. From his early days in the wrong class at college to ESPN & today Barrett-Jackson, Rick shares amazing stories, favorite memories & the importance of communication.
Scott Woodruff is every car guys best friend. Knowledgeable, reliable, personable and accessible. As Director of Media & Motorsports at JEGS, he’s certainly seen it all.
Author and photographer Ryan Brutt is the “automotive archaeologist”, author of the CarsInBarns blog, and a monthly columnist for Hot Rod magazine. Brutt has selected his best muscle car images for Muscle Car Barn Finds. No searching the back roads required--just kick up your feet and begin your barn-finding adventure by turning the page.
California Speed & Custom's Mark Oja, is an award winning custom painter, known for being the Build Manager, Painter and Builder on Motor Trends hit TV show Overhaulin'.
For many automotive enthusiasts, the television show Overhaulin’ is synonymous with quality builds and great stories. Filling the roles of host, cohost, prankster and storyteller, Adrienne “AJ” Janic is also a regular on the car scene, is instantly recognizable to enthusiast all over the world and her fun loving and approachable personality has endeared her to millions.
Autumn Schwalbe is a global Ford performance specialist working on anything and everything motorsports. From The United States, Europe and Australia, she is a regular with the Ford Performance brand including Ford’s cutting edge Electric motorsports program. Closer to home, when she’s not plugged in to Blue Oval EV racing, she has her pedal to the metal in her own Whipple supercharged Fox body Mustang racer!
NHRA Funny Car pilot Travis Shumake's roots in racing run deep. As the son of the late Funny Car Champion Tripp Shumake, his passion for motorsports, personality and character enthusiastically welcomes fans to discover the man behind the wheel.
Mecum & Fox Sports: Katie Osborne is no stranger to the automotive and motorsports community. From virtually every sports network & motorsport event, to the wildly popular Mecum auctions, she is quite frankly… everywhere. Her engaging personality, enthusiasm and passion for storytelling not only connects the viewer on a personal level, Katie takes you inside the event and puts you virtually in the driver’s seat.
Regular listeners of our show know that great road trips include great friends, great cars and great music. Our guest today doesn’t just possess all the above, but she might have been a part of your last road adventure through your radio without you even realizing it. She’s performed with notable country music entertainers including Blake Shelton, Diamond Rio, Terri Clark, Rodney Atkins, Gretchen Wilson, Jon Pardi, Joe Nichols, Lonestar, Sammy Kershaw, Ricochet, Leann Rimes and more.
TELEVISION HOST. TRAVEL WRITER. CREATIVE PRODUCER. CAR CHIC. AND as your about to discover, she’s got a new gig! From vintage cars and road trips, to healthy cooking and unique cocktails, Heather Storm shares her life and many interests both off and on the road. From podcasts, blogs and videos capturing her adventures, to where to find her on Television, Join Heather on her journey to explore and experience everything life has to offer.
professional off-road racer & host of the General Tire Down & Dirty Show Powered By Polaris RZR, the world’s biggest action motorsports radio show.
Greg Acosta is the guy every gearhead wants as a buddy. A longtime automotive journalist, whose career has spanned from traditional print to cutting-edge multimedia publishing, his passion is to bring the readers of ENGINELABS inside the world of high-performance internal-combustion engines.
Dale Renner has the unique distinction of still owning his first car. Like many enthusiasts, we gravitate to the great cars of our youth, but as Dale reminds us, wanting… and owning… are two very different things when the dreams we had back then were large and our wallets were small.
Ida Zetterström is a name you are going to be hearing a lot of in the very near future. Piloting her 11,000 HP Top Fuel Dragster to a career best 3.862 sec last year, and in the process setting the quickest FIA licensing run ever! If you’re not already impressed enough, buckle up, because Ida also holds a Scandinavian Championship with a career best 215.55 mph on her screaming Suzuki Hayabusa Super Street Bike!
Playing a significant part in the heyday of automotive print publications as one of the most decorated and proficient photographers the industry has ever seen, Randy Lorentzen is the eye behind the shutter of the most influential cars to the most notable stars and the most iconic automotive shots in history.
One of the youngest guests ever on our show, nine-year-old Sedona Gotsis is far from your everyday fourth grader! When not enjoying the usual activities you would expect to find most elementary school kids participating in such as skateboarding at her local skate park, belting out her favorite Panic at the Disco tunes or just hanging out with friends, this outgoing and self-confident young lady is a regular at local tracks piloting her JR Dragster and… putting to rest, who the fastest driver is
Julie Nataas, like all great athletes, found her calling at a very early age. Her journey at least early on, needed only to travel as far as her own home in Drobak, Norway to her dad Thomas and her grandfather Albin, who consistently claimed success on both the Pro Mod and Top Fuel European circuits. Today, Julie’s proven that good things do indeed come in three’s as she adds to the family legacy piloting her own championship proven NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster for Randy Meyer Racing.
Camrie Caruso comes from a long history of highly successful family racers. At 24, she recently made her NHRA Pro Stock debut at the controls of her Powerbuilt Tools Chevrolet Camaro after successful stints in Top Alcohol and Pro Outlaw classes.
Lance Miller, Co-Owner of Carlisle events, blends his automotive passion with his dedication to helping others.
From bending wrenches to straightening the curves, JoAnna Lacobelli is all about Blue Oval Performance.
Strap in with Red Bull Athlete Mia Chapman and discover how she became the winningest female in Short Course History
She’s A 2x World Champion NHRA Drag Racer, Record Holder, and the Winningest Pro-Sportsman Female Driver in the NHRA. Today, Megan takes what she learned along the way as one of the most sought after automotive media & marketing experts in the field.
From Carving Corners to blasting the strip, Chris Cervenka and His Steeda Prepared GT 350 Continue to Set The Pace.
Best known as The Gentleman Racer, Michael Satterfield is dedicated to living life at full speed & embracing the adventure. Rooted in the belief that our stories are less about cars & more about where they take you.
Brian Lohnes personifies the saying, “Eating and Sleeping cars”. From his formidable days with his dad watching drag racing, to his current position inside the NHRA on FOX racing booth, he’s as much of a staple of the sport as the sweet smell of Nitromethane.
Known for her expertise fixing cars, trucks, and bikes, Cristy Lee, one of the most recognizable television personalities in the industry, sets her sights on breathing life into much more than what’s in your garage.
Joe Zolper is easily one of the most recognized builders in the industry. From his days as lead mechanic on televisions Garage Squad to owner and chief wrench of Prison City Choppers in Joliet, IL
Kevin Oeste is the host with the most with one of the silkiest sets of speaking pipes in the business.
Three-time Funny car champion Matt Hagan keeps his eyes on the prize while never losing touch with his roots, his values and his desire to help others
Known as one of the most scenic venues in the country for its beautiful lakefront setting and friendly atmosphere, the Lake Mirror Classic Concours and Car Show draws top car collectors from around the country in addition to attracting over 35,000 spectators each year!
Defending NHRA Camping World Series Funny Car champion Ron Capps may be the epitome of the saying, “If you enjoy what you’re doing you never work a day in your life.” From Sweeping Indy; winning the Pole, All-Star call out, and The US Nats Trophy, this reigning and two-time world champion is having a lot of fun lately. Beyond the spent racing fuel and ridiculous horsepower however is a family man on and off the track whose equally at home doing TikTok challenges, devouring chicken wings, and co
As the face of her racing family, driver Leticia Hughes measures quality time in fractions of seconds. With a passion for blue oval speed, she can regularly be found with husband and builder Rick, son Ashton & daughter Abbey, terrorizing the track and fueling their adrenaline rush behind the reigns of their potent ponies.
When not building and customizing model cars, he's building the real thing in his dad's garage. His YouTube channel regularly racks up thousands of views and has captured the attention of many of the industry’s biggest brands. With a passion for vintage iron and an old soul to match, the future of the industry is in good hands.
One of the Top Young Female Racers in the world, Milla Sjöstrand sets the Pace for the Next Generation of Women in Motorsports She’s a 2021 Girls on Track Finalist. A program designed to find and nurture the best 12-16-year-old female race drivers in the world as they race through the Ferrari driver academy in Italy. What does the future hold for this fourteen-year-old who has been turning heads on the track since the age of nine? If you ask her, the answer is simple. The Indy 500.
As founder of Desert car care of Chandler AZ, he’s legendary for his service and customer satisfaction. While sharing his passion to educate the public on automotive service issues his insightful and always educational car care tips are a must-watch on his popular YouTube channel.
CARS Tour Director of Operations Keeley Dubensky proves If you Can Dream it, you can Do it. Did She Ever!
Author, Entrepreneur & Barn Find Hunter Tom Cotter Invites you to Ride Along and Enjoy one Bear of a Story!
Lee Kraus, son of “High-Performance King Mr. Norm” keeps his dad’s legend alive by working on the organization, not just in it
Top Fuel Champion Leah Pruett Knows Success Isn’t Just About What You Accomplish in Life, It’s About What You Inspire Others to Do… Dream More, Learn More, Do More & Become More
From his 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year award to setting The Bristol Dragway top fuel speed record at over 334 mph, Justin Ashley keeps family, faith and his future squarely in focus.
Automotive Historian Scott Kolecki Carves Corners and His Own Piece of History with his book, Corvette Concept Cars - Developing America's Favorite Sports Car
From humble beginnings to international superstar, Don “The Snake” Prudhomme continues to find success well beyond the 1320
From Superheroes to X- Men and many other major motion pictures, Hollywood stunt driver and Formula drift pilot Zandara Kennedy is on fire.
From the Air Force to the operating room, to racecourse, Tracy Gaudu is relentless in her pursuit of self-improvement
Hunter Green’s dream launched from the humble sunbaked red dirt roads of the Lone Star State to the blistering asphalt of the NHRA’s top alcohol class
NHRA World Champion Antron Brown Proves that Kindness, much like The Flip Side of the Pillow, is Always Cool
The Queen of Content Courtney Enders Has the Right Stuff to Put You into the Action and Inside the Winners Circle. She's a staple of your tv screen, device & currently part of the driving force behind FloRacing's livestreaming coverage of dozens of drag racing events, podcasts, shows, documentaries as well as the latest racing news.
High School student and Junior Dragster champion Autumn DeRossett understands that with success comes sacrifice but it’s her passion and drive for the future that assures us she’s invested wisely in herself