The Smoking Tire
The Smoking Tire
Matt Farah & Zack Klapman
Matt Farah and Zack Klapman sit down with automotive icons, pro drivers, comedians and other friends to discuss automotive industry news, racing, projects and whatever else comes to mind. Watch our car reviews at www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Rent or buy our movies!, where we find out if some bad CraigsList cars can cross an entire US State, off-road!https://vimeo.com/thesmokingtire
Crew Show! (Vantage F1, Tom Sergura trip, Q&A)
On this crew show, Matt tells us about spending the weekend with Tom Segura on tour! He saw the shows, explored Seattle, and got a glimpse of life on the road. We've also been driving the Aston Martin Vantage F1 Edition, which makes us think of the AMG GT (and certain 911s). Q&A includes personal luxury coupes, track tires, best track toy under $40k, watch advice, and even a bit of career advice. This show was recorded on 10/18/2021. For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - and, after you’ve been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That’s 30 days to try risk-free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to http://www.joincrowdhealth.com/fit and enter code Tire at sign up. When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for free. Just go to http://www.BABBEL. com and use promo code TIRE. Go to http://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app now, use promo code TIRE, bet $1 on this Sunday’s Formula Racing Grand Prix and win $100 in free bets if any driver finishes a lap. Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month! Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw
Oct 21
1 hr 34 min
Spike Feresten (Spike's Car Radio)
Spike is a TV writer and the host of Spike's Car Radio. On this episode we talk about Spike's conflicted relationship with his Tesla's autopilot, his Harley Livewire tester, GT3 Touring issues, Beetles, watches, and what car to take to a black tie event. This show was recorded on October 14, 2021. For a limited time, my listeners get their first month free - and, after you’ve been a member, CrowdHealth will include a Fitness Wearable. That’s 30 days to try risk-free plus the Fitness Wearable. Just go to http://www.joincrowdhealth.com/fit and enter code Tire at sign up. When you purchase a 3-month Babbel subscription, you’ll get an additional 3 months for free. Just go to http://www.BABBEL. com and use promo code TIRE. Go to http://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. Download the DraftKings Sportsbook app now, use promo code TIRE, bet $1 on this Sunday’s Formula Racing Grand Prix and win $100 in free bets if any driver finishes a lap. Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!
Oct 19
1 hr 32 min
Elana Scherr (Car and Driver, drag racing school, old car aficionado)
Elana Scherr is funny, knowledgeable, and one of our favorite guests. She has contributed to basically every big magazine and website out there. She lives and breaths the vintage car lifestyle yet is also well versed on modern cars. She's built cars, broken cars, and just did a huge road trip with Mike Musto for Hemmings. We talk about getting certified to race 8-second cars at drag racing school, why the Rebelle Rally is so hard, her ramp trucks, muscle car appreciation, and more. Read her stuff here: https://www.caranddriver.com/author/223081/elana-scherr/ Follow her here: https://www.instagram.com/challengeher/?hl=en Head to http://www.Policygenius.com/smokingtire to get started. Visit http://www.talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Start your free trial today at http://www.Egnyte.com Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!
Oct 14
1 hr 48 min
Crew Show (Audrain Concours, EVs, missing buttons, Q&A)
Matt is back from the Audrain Concours and has a lot to talk about. There's cars, yachts, estates, and BIRD scooter stories. Zack drove the VW ID.4 and is wondering why it's missing some essential buttons. Matt went wine tasting and had a bit range anxiety with his Cabernet. And we answer questions about American V8 sedan shopping, how to entertain 7 people at once, pick someone's commuter car, and help someone find their perfect Porsche. Head to http://www.Policygenius.com/smokingtire to get started. Visit http://www.talkspace.com and get $100 off your first month when you use promo code TIRE at sign-up. Start your free trial today at http://www.Egnyte.com Want early access to this episode? To watch the live stream? Bonus shows, or ad-free shows? Join our Patreon! Go to https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast and check out the tiers. It all starts at just $3/month!
Oct 12
1 hr 45 min
Andrew Davidge (CEO - Vintage Electric Bicycles)
Andrew Davidge is the founder and CEO of Vintage Electric Bikes, makers of the fastest electric bike in the U.S. We'll be talking about the new mobility movement, technology, batteries, and lots more. https://www.vintageelectric.com Go to https://www.HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. This show was recorded on October 5, 2021. Want to get shows the day they're recorded? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw
Oct 7
1 hr 11 min
Tosin Abasi (Animals as Leaders, guitar maker, supercar owner)
Tosi Abasi is an unbelievable guitarist and the founder of instrumental progressive metal band, Animals as Leaders. He's also the founder of Abasi Concepts, which produces beautiful guitars that sound even better than the look. His success has allowed him to own some very fast cars but unlike most supercar owners, Tosin drives his cars at the track and in the canyons quite frequently. We'll be talking to him about life as a self-taught guitarist, his journey with music, his cars, and more. https://abasiconcepts.com/ https://www.instagram.com/tosinabasi/ Go to https://www.HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. This show was recorded on October 4, 2021. Spotify: Apple Podcasts: Google Music: Web player: Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst
Oct 5
1 hr 47 min
Kristen Lee & Kyle Cheromcha - TheDRIVE.com
Kristen Lee and Kyle Cheromcha work at TheDrive.com, which covers automotive news, reviews, motorsports, and culture. Kyle is the Editor-in-Chief and Kristen is the Deputy Editor. We talk about their drive in the new Bentley Continental GT Speed, Kyle's commutes in his old Chevy Blazer, the pros/cons of motorcycles, rentable death traps, whether or not you should keep a car forever, what French hatchbacks have that U.S. cars don't, and more. @kristenleeeeeeee @kylecheromcha Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon, and https://www.Innova.com Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/27/2021. Don't want to wait days or weeks for episodes to publish on Tuesday/Thursday? Sign up to be a Pro Driver patron! We upload both the audio and video versions as soon as the live stream ends. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us! T: @thesmokingtire @zackklapman IG: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Click here for the most honest car reviews out there: https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire Want shorter podcasts? Subscribe to our new CLIPS channel! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD4WGV-W5zD1MK4yHbNGwmw NEW SHIRTS! https://www.blipshift.com/tst
Sep 30
1 hr 45 min
Taylor Hull (Formula Drift driver, Cadillac ATS-V)
Taylor Hull is a driver in the Formula Drift series, competing in a Cadillac ATS-V. He got his start racing in oval and switched to drifting in 2013. He earned his Pro 2 license just 1 year later. In 2017, he moved up to PRO. We talk about how he got started, his first drift build, blowing up cars, ATS-V parts nightmares, the skills of drifting, the classic car cannonball event he organizes, and answer your questions. @taylorhull82 @driftuniversity Buy Innova tools at all major automotive retailers, Amazon, and https://www.Innova.com Go to https://www.blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/16/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Watch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire
Sep 28
1 hr 28 min
Donald Osborne (Classic car historian, curator, TV host )
When it comes to car knowledge, "expert" is an understatement. Donald W. Osborne is a classic car historian, author, consultant and writer. He has appeared on television in his regular segments “Assess & Caress with Donald Osborne” and “Behind the Bowtie” on the internationally-distributed CNBC primetime show “Jay Leno’s Garage. He's also a founding member and CEO of the Audrain Automotive Museum and the Audrain Newport Concours and Motor Week. @osbornedonald @audrainconcours https://www.audrainautomuseum.org/ https://www.audrainconcours.com/ Check out the Audrain YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AudrainMuseumNetwork/videos https://www.audrainconcours.com Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. Check out AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.  Go to blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/17/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Watch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire
Sep 23
1 hr 35 min
Crew Show! (World's Fastest DeLorean, Defender 90 review, Tesla FSD Beta nightmares)
Matt and Zack talk about driving the world's fastest DeLorean, give an  in-depth review of the Defender 90 (and how it compares to the Bronco  Outer Banks), discuss the new and worrying Tesla Full Self-Driving  videos, show off some art, and answer questions about overrated cars,  smart buys, salvage title pros/cons, books, and a lot more.    Go to HelloFresh.com/smokingtire14 and use code smokingtire14 for up to 14 free meals, including free shipping. Check out AutoTempest.com/tst so they know we sent you.  Go to blackvue.com/TST and use the promo code TIRE to get 10% off of any BlackVue dashcam. Free shipping for orders over $200. This show was recorded on 9/15/2021. Patreon members got to watch the live stream, and our Pro Driver tier patrons have been able to watch or listen to this episode since the day we recorded it. Want to watch a live-stream, listen ad-free, or get early access? Join our Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Follow us: @thesmokingtire @fakezackklapman Watch our car reviews at https://www.youtube.com/thesmokingtire
Sep 21
1 hr 35 min
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