Category Archives: Podcasts

Laguna Seca Winter Speed Days Recap

February 4, 2012

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria do a play-by-play recap of the Winter Speed Days track day at Laguna in January 2012.

Adam ran his recently-acquired Fitzy Datsun 280. They also talk about the eyeful of high-dollar race cars (and rigs) at the event. We also hear about Matt getting black-flagged for his re-creation of the famous “Zanardi pass” while driving Adam’s Lexus IS F on the track.


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Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Adam Carolla at Laguna Seca Winter Speed Days 2012

Motorator Matt’s “Zanardi Pass” Triubute in Adam’s Lexus IS F


Bernard Juchli of Jay Leno’s Garage

January 28, 2012

Jay Leno’s master mechanic Bernard Juchli is this week’s guest on CarCast. Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria talk with the man behind all of the restorations and maintenance at Jay Leno’s famous Big Dog garage.

Juchli was an aircraft mechanic who later owned and managed a Jaguar maintenance business for 20 years. He’s also a top amateur and vintage race driver. We also talk about his 1961 Flxible [sic] Starliner bus, which he uses as his tow vehicle.

Stay tuned next week for the Laguna Seca recap!


Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


68 MPH On The 101

January 21, 2012

Go on the road with Adam Carolla, Matt D’Andria and producer Jeff Fox, as they head back from a rich dude track day at world-famous Laguna Seca raceway in central California.

As Motorator Matt tears up the 101, he and Adam talk a little bit about Laguna Seca and the Fitzy Datsun and then answer your twitter questions.


Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Prelude To Laguna Seca

January 14, 2012

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria talk about an upcoming road trip to Laguna Seca, where Adam will be racing his recently-acquired vintage “Fitzy” Datsun. The IMSA car was originally fielded by the late Jimmy Fitzgerald, a legendary racer of Bob Sharp-built Datsuns and Nissans.

We round out the show by taking your car-related questions via facebook, twitter and even over the telephone.

Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana

Buddy Crisp’s Rally Fighter and The 2012 Audi S5

January 7, 2012

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria chat with Buddy Crisp of Local Motors. Local Motors designs and builds cars through an online community through “crowdsourcing.”

The Rally Fighter has a 6.2 liter GM LS3 430hp with a tubular steel frame and automatic transmission. The car has 18″ of wheel travel in the front and 20″ of travel in the back. Then our bonus car is the 2012 Audi S5, featuring a V8 and a six speed transmission.


For more info on the Rally Fighter and Local Motors, go to rallyfighter.com


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Show Credits

Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


The Rally Fighter by Local Motors

2012 Audi S5


2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport and Your Questions

December 31, 2011

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria take YOUR calls and questions before heading out to the parking lot to take a look at the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport.

The F Sport package features 19-inch staggered width wheels, dynamic handling with F Sport tuned adaptive variable suspension (AVS) and stopping power with new larger front brakes with high friction pads.

For more info on the 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport, go to lexus.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport


Conrad Grunewald’s 2010 Camaro SS Drifter

December 24, 2011

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria sit down with professional drifter Conrad Grunewald.

Grunewald started drag racing in 1995, then switched to road racing in 2000, competing in Grand-Am. In 2009, he formed Conrad Grunewald Racing and built a 2010 Camaro SS drifter car. He brings the car to the shop and fires it up, throwing some of the loudest, heaviest revs we’ve heard.

Find out more about Conrad at ConradGrunewald.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Conrad Grunewald’s 2010 Camaro SS Drifter


Justin Bell and the Audi TTRS

December 17, 2011

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria talk with race drive and TV host Justin Bell. Justin has raced for Saab, Peugeot, Porsche and others.

He won the 1997 FIA GT2 world championship and in 1998, he won the 24 Hours of LeMans. He also hosts “The World’s Fastest Car Show” and is a TV co-host for the Barrett-Jackson auctions. Justin brings us a brand new, black Audi TTRS to check out.

Find out more about Justin Bell at JustinBell.com


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Show Credits

Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Jeff Fox
Audio Engineer: Chris Laxamana


Justin Bell and the Audi TTRS