Off road racer Ryan Beat joins us to talk about driving in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing series. We hear about his start in racing and the injury that forced him out of motocross. We also talk to Dave Arnold, an announcer for the off road series and a former racecar, jet ski and motocross rider. Then we go outside to check out Ryan’s off road racing truck.
Melanie Troxel has run in the Top Fuel, Funny Car and Promod racing classes and is the current national record holder for elapsed time and speed in the Promod class. She talks about her career in drag racing, how she got started and also about racing against Adam in the Long Beach Celebrity Race this year. Then we check out the Cadillac Sport Wagon.
This Sunday Sunday Sunday, CarCast steps onto the liquid quarter mile to profile the “Problem Child” top fuel Hydro Boat! Our guests are the very knowledgeable Cam Evans of Red Line Oil, sponsors of “Problem Child” as well as team owner Eddie Knox. We stick Adam in the driver’s seat and fire this 9,000 hp blown nitro engine! If our neighbors don’t hate us already, they do now!
Team Cadillac driver Andy Pilgrim tells us about the Pirelli World Challenge series and also shows us one of Team Cadillac’s race cars. Adam puts the bite on Andy for tips on the Long Beach road course. They are joined in studio by Jeff Lepper, a commentator for the Pirelli World Challenge.
Adam and Matt go trackside to interview drivers in the 2013 Long Beach Celebrity Grand Prix. Hear from “Top Gear USA” host Rutledge Wood, Jenna Elfman of “1600 Penn,” Jackson Rathbone from the “Twilight” movie series, Mark Steines of the home improvement show “Home and Family” and car buff Dave Pasant. Adam talks a little bit about the upcoming race, where he’ll be running as a pro this year.