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Mike Brewer is the automotive, Brit with wit and along with his co-host; American car expert, Brad Fanshaw they offer a humorous and informative podcast. This show has the latest in automotive news, opinions, a funny look at car culture and a variety of listener questions each week. Mike Brewer is the international star of Wheeler Dealers on Discovery Networks and Brad Fanshaw has starred as the co-host of Car Warriors. The two have an incredible amount of enthusiasm and knowledge for the co ...
 
Hagerty Sidedrafts brings you the greatest automotive stories from past and present from classic car insights and collector market news to interviews with leading experts and profiles of the most interesting icons. Does Cuba hold hidden Ferraris? Who is the Father of the Corvette? And Is the Corvair a death machine? Automotive journalists, Larry Webster and Aaron Robinson, explore theses and other compelling car stories. For more deep dives, visit https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos.
 
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The Ford GT40 was the car that beat Ferrari in the1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Four decades after that win, the company resurrected the storied machine with an all new Ford GT to commemorate Ford's 100th anniversary. Chris Theodore was Ford’s VP of Product Engineering during this time and the man in charge of designing an all-new car that captured ...…
 
"Literally, he opened this trunk and saw his life set before him," says Hagerty West Coast Editor at Large, Aaron Robinson, in this fascinating episode about Brian Blain of the Blain Motorsports Foundation--home to a remarkable collection of pre-World War One racing cars in Visalia, California. The trunk that Aaron tells us about was full of me ...…
 
Our guest is former championship driver, successful track owner, and philanthropist, Skip Barber— a well-known personality in the sports car world. For this edition of “Sidedrafts”, host Larry Webster traveled to Lime Rock Park, the challenging track in Northwest Connecticut that Skip has owned for 35 years. “Every time I come here, I’m blown a ...…
 
Mike Joy is the lead race announcer for FOX NASCAR along with expert analysts and former champions Darrell Waltrip and Jeff Gordon. Mike brings 48 years of motor sports experience to the booth. Prior to joining Fox in 2001, he anchored CBS sports coverage of the Daytona 500 and was previously a TV pit reporter and radio race announcer. In this ...…
 
Mike Brewer was asked by Discovery and Velocity to be a Presenter of the recent Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction NorthEast at the Mohegan Sun Resort. In this episode Mike brings us on the block and then gives us a daily wrap up of the auction action, best cars, what's hot and a few other items not seen on TV. www.MikeBrewerBTW.com INSTAGRA ...…
 
Do you love hot rods, vintage cars and going really fast? In this episode, Larry Webster, Editor-in-Chief at Hagerty Magazine, talks about all three with Mark Stielow. An engineer and manager at General Motors, Mark has been called the "Godfather" of the Pro-Touring movement, and he still builds cars out of his garage. "To me, a pro-touring car ...…
 
This week Mike Brewer and Bradley Fanshaw drive the McLaren 570s supercar on California's Pacific Coast Highway. Ride along as the podcast takes you on a trip that explores the cars attributes and the background of McLaren. Hear direct from Mike and Brad about what they think of the car. Get ready, because they line up for a street race with a ...…
 
Episode 14 has Mike Brewer and Brad Fanshaw in a whirlwind as they start with discussion of Forza and racing through the UK countryside. Then it's all about the new F1 race in the streets of Zurich, Switzerland. NEWS! Lewis Hamilton was jailed for speeding? Mike and Brad explain the details. Then they tell you about the new Porsche Speedster an ...…
 
The big question was yes to an episode 13 or skip to 14? Being quite brave Mike Brewer and Bradley Fanshaw dive headlong into all of the automotive and racing superstitions they can find. www.MikeBrewerBTW.com INSTAGRAM: @MikeBrewerBTW @MikeBrewer @bonspeedBrad
 
"For me, French automobiles of the 1920's and 1930's represent the pinnacle of 20th century art and design," says businessman, philanthropist and avid car collector Peter Mullin. They have "beautiful, sculptural bodies designed to cheat the wind and be aerodynamic." Hagerty Magazine's Aaron Robinson, spoke with Peter at the Mullin Automotive Mu ...…
 
In episode 12 Mike Brewer and Brad Fanshaw are filling you in on the electric E-Type Jaguar that was driven as part of the royal wedding. They also discuss many other cars that are being rebuilt by original factories. The two discuss Elon Musk's foray into wanting to publish a website about the press. Mike announces big news for Barrett-Jackson ...…
 
Episode 11 is where you find out about Mike's travels around the world to promote Wheeler Dealers. Mike also sneaks in a rumor about another new TV show in the works. Brad rants about auto internet trolls and they both discuss more and answer a question for a listener. www.MikeBrewerBTW.com FOLLOW on Instagram: @mikebrewerbtw @mikebrewer @bonsp ...…
 
Episode 10 provides Mike Brewer and Brad Fanshaw the opportunity to celebrate the first ever podcast. It could also be that Mike is still a bit jet-lagged from his global travels and Brad is celebrating America's Memorial Day holiday. Either way, sit back and enjoy a recast of the first episode in celebration of our first 10. www.MikeBrewerBTW. ...…
 
One day as a teenager in 1957, John Morton's dad took him to see his first sports car race at Road America in Wisconsin. It was a life-changing event. He knew that he was going to be a racing driver. "It made such an impression on me on that day I remember thinking this is what I'm doing," John told Hagerty Sidedrafts. "I didn't have a plan. I ...…
 
Episode 9 of Mike Brewer "Behind The Wheel", with Brad Fanshaw and Mike takes you to a California Car Show at the beach. Yes, Mike is walking the Seal Beach Car Show and telling you about his favorite cars. Then he calls into the studio where Brad tells of driving the Jaguar 400 Sport F-Type for the past week. Mike is awaiting his turn in the d ...…
 
This week Mike Brewer and Brad Fanshaw are talking about going fast and big amounts of horsepower. First they discuss the possibility of a Formula 1 race through the streets of Miami. The it's the outrageous horsepower of the Dodge Hellcat and Demon. Finally, the two discuss a hot rod Lincoln that looks stock and traversed the Bonneville Salt F ...…
 
In the early eighties, the Audi 5000 was the must-have German sedan. Then some owners reported that the car had a mind of its own, accelerating wildly out of control with the driver powerless to stop it. Then 60 Minutes ran a segment that featured a rigged Audi accelerating without the driver pressing the gas. Our guest is Tom McDonald, who was ...…
 
This is episode 7 of Mike Brewer "Behind The Wheel" with Brad Fanshaw and the guys take you live to the Cars & Coffee in Newport Beach, California. Get ready for sunshine, the Balboa Peninsula at the Fun Zone. The two will take you on a walk around the show and the very eclectic mix of cars. They even have some tips for you and your car enthusi ...…
 
On episode 6 of Mike Brewer "Behind The Wheel" with Brad Fanshaw the two automotive gurus discuss California living and the age of lifestyle marketing. They also tell you about the Malibu dream garage they have found. In need of classic cars to fill that dream garage? Mike and Brad provide you information on where they locate deals on collectib ...…
 
Episode 5 Mike Brewer and Brad Fanshaw discuss the auction of a License plate tag in the U.K. with a $20m usd price. Next they give a look at the world of NASCAR and it's origins. This is like NASCAR in a short form. FIA World RallyCross adds a date in the USA and the two discuss that and the sport. Then learn about how to get a long stored car ...…
 
In episode 4 of the Mike Brewer Behind the Wheel podcast with Brad Fanshaw, Mike and Brad provide expert advice to anyone who wants to know how to buy a car at auction. Together they have bought and sold cars around the world and now offer you their top tips and tell stories of the auction adventures. www.MikeBrewerBTW.com INSTAGRAM: @MikeBrewe ...…
 
For over 50 years, rumors of an exotic mid-engine Corvette have swirled among enthusiasts—only to be proven false time and time again. Those hopes, however, will finally be realized in 2019 when the next Corvette debuts with the engine behind the driver instead of in front. At least that’s what automotive journalist and industry sleuth Don Sher ...…
 
Episode 3 of Mike Brewer "Behind the Wheel" with Brad Fanshaw and the two are talking about a few of the most interesting vehicles that were shown in Geneva, Switzerland. These include the Jaguar I-Pace and electric performance SUV. They also tell you about the Porsche Mission E-Cross Turismo an electric all-terrain SUV. Next you find out about ...…
 
It's episode 2; Mike Brewer and Brad Fanshaw are helping celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Porsche. They discuss the Petersen Automotive Museum display launch and the various events that will happen around the world in 2018. With the indoor show season in full swing Brad provides Mike with a run down of the "Great 8" form the Detroit Autorama c ...…
 
Mike Brewer is the automotive, Brit with whit and along with his co-host; American car expert, Brad Fanshaw they offer a humorous and informative podcast. This automotive show has the latest in automotive news, opinions, a funny look at car culture and they will offer a variety of listener questions each week. Mike Brewer is the international s ...…
 
Autonomous cars are coming, but what does that mean for those who love driving? And what do we know about the upcoming transportation revolution? To discuss the topic, Hagerty held a forum at the Penske museum in Scottsdale Arizona. The panelists included auto-industry veteran Bob Lutz, aficionado Wayne Carini, and entrepreneur McKeel Hagerty w ...…
 
Northern California classic car dealer, restorer, and racer Bruce Canepa has a rep for trading in the big guns. Visit his shop and museum in Scotts Valley, California on any given day and you’ll likely find a few Porsche 917s and 959s, plus a real Ford GT40, several 427 Cobras, and exotics from all the historic brands. Canepa tells us his philo ...…
 
In late 1959, Chevrolet debuted the Corvair, a family of cars with a rear-mounted air-cooled engine. It was the most unconventional car to ever come out of Detroit. It was also, according to Ralph Nadar, the most dangerous. The ensuing battle between Nadar and GM is now firmly in the rearview mirror and on this episode, we discuss the controver ...…
 
The Ford GT40 looms massively in Ford’s psyche. It was, after all, the Ford that beat Ferrari in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans. Four decades after that win, the company resurrected the storied machine with an all new Ford GT to commemorated Ford's 100th anniversary. Chris Theodore was Ford’s VP of Product Engineering during this time and the man ...…
 
Sam Posey raced with the greats—Dan Gurney, Parnelli Jones, and Mario Andretti to name a few—and had a front-row seat during racing’s golden era. Along the way he notched his own triumphs before applying his creativity to writing, painting, and the broadcast booth. A man of many passions, we talked with Posey at his beautiful painting studio in ...…
 
History has largely forgotten one of America's most influential motorcars, the 1932 Graham Blue Streak. Designed by Amos Northup, the Blue Streak pioneered numerous features including a low-slung frame and aerodynamic body. The Graham was one of the most copied cars of the 1930s, but is largely a footnote today. The President of the Historic Ve ...…
 
In their new book, Cuba’s Car Culture, vintage-car hunters Tom Cotter and Bill Warner traveled to the island nation to find out what decades of Castro rule have done to that country’s cars. The pair returned with fascinating tales of fifties-era American cars still roaming the streets, ever resourceful home mechanics, and rumors of hidden Grand ...…
 
In August, 2017, the last Dodge Viper rolled from the factory, ending the a 25-year run as America’s most raucous sports car. Bob Lutz was the driving force behind the Viper’s birth and in this episode he explains how the Viper came to be and what ultimately sealed its fate.
 
If it wasn’t for Zora Duntov, the Chevrolet Corvette would probably have been just a footnote in GM’s history. But immediately after joining GM in 1953, Duntov bulldogged a series of changes through the GM bureaucracy that made the Corvette a legitimate sports car. Jerry Burton, author of Zora Arkus-Duntov—The Man Behind Corvette, joins us to e ...…
 
Writer and artist Ben Hamper spent nearly a decade in a General Motors auto factory before publishing his brilliant memoir Rivethead in 1991. Hamper’s depiction of the assembly line drudgery and the endless fight with the clock is entertaining, maddening, and at times tragic. It’s a must read for any gearhead and in this episode Hamper reveals ...…
 
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