racing

The Smokey Yunick Story

Mechanic, designer, visionary: it's tough to put a label on Smokey Yunick. Listen in as the guys explore his role in NASCAR, his history, and the legacy he's left to modern racing.

10 Superstitions From the World of Motor Racing

Some football players refuse to wear new socks before a big game, and some baseball stars refuse to wash their clothes after a win. Overall, athletes can be a pretty superstitious bunch -- and race car drivers are no different. Tune in to learn more about racing superstitions with Scott and Ben.

V8 Supercar Series

Sure, the V8 Supercar Series is amazing, but where did it come from? What makes it unique? Tune in to learn more about V8 supercars with Scott and Ben.

Group B Rally Cars

They're the stuff of racing legend - speed and performance that pushed the limits of a driver's endurance as never before. But what happened to the Group B rally cars? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the rise and fall of Group B.

The Carroll Shelby Story

Carroll Shelby is a racing legend, but how did he get started? What made him such a larger-than-life figure, and what role did he play in the creation of the Shelby Cobra? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the life and work of Carroll Shelby.

How Pace Cars Work

Why do races use pace cars? Where did they come from, and who drives them? Get the scoop on all this and more as Scott and Ben delve into the past, present and future of pace cars.

The Andretti Curse

With numerous wins in multiple competitions, the legendary Andretti family is one of racing's most prominent dynasties -- but, also, apparently, cursed. So what is the Andretti curse, exactly? Join Scott and Ben to learn more.

How Formula One Works, Part 2

Formula One is one the world's most prestigious racing events -- but where did it come from? What is this 'formula,' exactly? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present and future of Formula One.

How Formula One Works, Part 1

Formula One is one the world's most prestigious racing events -- but where did it come from? What is this 'formula,' exactly? Join Scott and Ben as they explore the past, present and future of Formula One.

Show Notes: Heart-stopping Last Laps of Racing

So, Scott and I have this superstition: Whenever we say something like "oh, this show will be a short one," we'll inevitably end up making one of the longest podcasts in our show's history.