Tag Archives: Datsun

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

2011 Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

September 30, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria discuss vintage racing in Coronado. Although Adam was looking forward to racing his third year at this event, he had knee surgery the day before he was scheduled to qualify. Legendary racer John Morton stepped in to help warm up the car on Saturday, but Adam was determined to get behind the wheel at least once during the event. Find out what happens to Adam and his BRE Datsun 610 in this week’s CarCast.

Check out more on Fleet Week Here

And for more information on Classic Datsun


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Monterey Road Trip Pt2 – Racing

September 2, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam, Sandy, Donny wrap up the Monterey trip with racing highlights. Adam narrates the racing action starting with his qualifying mishap onto the actual final race. As a special treat we take a look at Adam’s BRE Datsun Roadster and no mistake we do fire it up.


Show Links

Have a Datsun, or even a Nissan? Check out Les at Classic Datsun

And Bruce Canepa’s shop, Canepa Design


Video

Laguna Seca Race

Adam Carolla’s BRE Datsun Roadster



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BRE Datsun Roadster

September 2, 2011

Here are some pictures of Adam’s BRE Datsun Roadster. This car has been painstakingly restored by Les Cannaday at Classic Datsun. This 2 Liter fire breather wins the Rolex trophy for, well, Best all around performer (Restoration, performance, etc) at the 2011 Laguna Seca races.


Quick Link to the Main Episode

Monterey Road Trip Pt2 – Racing


Links

Have a Datsun, or even a Nissan? Check out Les at Classic Datsun if you like what you see here!


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Monterey Road Trip Pt1

August 26, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam, Sandy, Donny and a quiet passenger Dave all jump in the car and roll to a weekend of free food and car racing in Monterey California. In part 1 we hear Adam and Donny tell us about good and bad road trips. Great conversation and always a great time, Enjoy!


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John Morton and the BRE Roadster

July 21, 2011

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Show Summary

The show starts of with last a minute tire install at America’s Tire who supplied the racing rubber for Adam’s BRE (Brock Racing Enterprises) Roadster. Then Adam, Sandy, and the rest of the CarCast crew head to Willow Springs Raceway to test out Adam’s Datsun BRE Roadster. In for the inaugural test run is famed driver John Morton. John drove for BRE back in the day and had driven and fabricated many parts on the BRE race cars. Enjoy the open mike and candid pit conversations!


Show Links

And More information on America’s Tire / Discount Tire right at Tires.com Special thanks to Mark and his crew at the Glendale America’s Tire for another great and fast job!


Video

America’s Tire / Discount Tire Tire Install

Willow Springs, John Morton, BRE 1



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Racing in Review

July 1, 2011

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Show Summary

Adam Carolla, Sandy Ganz and Motorator Matt jump in with this special episode on the month in racing… Well the racing that they did anyway. Sandy and Matt follow up with a discussion on the Spectre 341 Challenge. Then onto Adam’s track day at Laguna Seca. Adam jumped in with the Datsun 610 at the LSR Invitational and takes us through that adventure.


Show Links

Check out the Spectre Performance Products at www.SpectrePerformance.com

And if you are interested in the Spectre 341 Challenge you need to check this out www.Spectre341Challenge.com

Motorator Matt has also posted the results on the Motorator – Spectre 341 Results


Video

Spectre 341 Challenge

Laguna Seca



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There are a ton of pictures in this gallery, Page 1-5 are Spectre 341 and Page 6 has Adam and the Datsun 610 at Laguna Seca at the LSR Invitational. Note that the slide show will play all the slide not just the active page.