PT #72{Rutledge Wood from Top Gear!

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The Nitty Gritty:

Welcome to Episode 72 of  the Pro-Touring.com Podcast!

We’re simul-posting the show show here on TheMuscleCarPlace.com as well as on Pro-Touring.com so everyone can get their fix.

For those new to the scene, the Pro-Touring.com podcast show is hosted by myself and Larry Callahan, the owner of Pro-Touring.com.

The show is sponsored by the fantastic hot rod wiring supply company, Ron Francis Wiring, and we’re very appreciative that they were our FIRST EVER show sponsor, and the first sponsor to re-sign for 2014!

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Rutledge Wood from Top Gear!

Feature Interview with Top Gear’s Rutledge Wood!

In this episode of the show Larry and I had the chance to interview TV superstar, Rutledge Wood. We’ve both been huge fans of Rut during his run on the U.S. version of Top Gear, and since they featured a recent interview with a comparison of three Pro-Touring cars that were all owned by Pro-Touring.com friends of ours, we reached out for an interview. It turns out…..Rut is totally normal, and was happy to come on!

During the interview we asked everything – and I mean everything – about what it’s like to be on Top Gear, what they thoughts of the Pro-Touring cars, whether Tanner really is as a great a driver as he’s portrayed (he is), whether Adam really is as crazy as he’s portrayed (he is), and whether he believes he truly has a dream job (he does).

He was as funny with us as he is on Top Gear, as well as on his “day job” of hosting the NASCAR pre-races shows on Fox SPorts 1. He truly loves cars, buys half of the vehicles he drives on Top Gear and takes them home, and just put an LS3 into a 1950’s panel van. We’ll plan to catch up with Rut in person at SEMA!

Thanks for the interview, Rut!

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Upcoming Events

Fall 2014:

Just a reminder that in Episode 60 we released the full season list of events for all series schedules that we have available as of the release of this show. As always, you can always get year round updates for upcoming event locations, times, and details in the Events section in the Pro-Touring.com forums.

-Rob & Larry

September 5-7, 2014

Holley LS Fest

Bowling Green, KY

Beech Bend Raceway Park

September 19-21, 2014

USCA

Sebring, FL

Sebring International Raceway

October 3-5, 2014

Goodguys Lone Star Nationals

Fort Worth, TX

Texas Motor Speedway

October 3-5, 2014

USCA

Wampum, PA

Pittsburg International Race Complex

Octobe 24-26, 2014

NMCA West World Street Finals

Fontana, CA

Auto Club Dragway

October 24-26, 2014

Goodguys Southeastern Nationals

Charlotte, NC

Charlotte Motor Speedway

November 4-7, 2014

SEMA

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Convention Center

November 6, 2014

SEMA Pro-Touring Dinner

Las Vegas, NV

Clarion Hotel and Casino

November 8-9, 2014

USCA- OUSCI

Pahrump, NV

Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch

November 8-9, 2014

Goodguys Autumn Get-Together

Pleasanton, CA

Fairgrounds in Pleasanton

November 14-16, 2014

Goodguys Southwest Nationals

Scottsdale, AZ

WestWorld of Scottsdale

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