Past Gas by Donut Media

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Subscribers: 974
Reviews: 23
Episodes: 257


 Jul 27, 2023

Myron
 Sep 23, 2021
Solid podcast for car nerds, but the ad amounts are a little ridiculous. It's legitimately ~6-9 minutes of ads in a ~50 minute podcast. If they reduced it by 50+%, it'd be 5 stars.

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 May 13, 2021

Frank
 Feb 20, 2021

Brandon Ocariz
 Aug 13, 2020
love u guys

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Donut's James Pumphrey, Nolan Sykes, and Joe Weber walk you through incredible stories behind your favorite cars and manufacturers. Episodes include underground Japanese racing clubs, bitter racing rivalries, and how some of your favorite classic cars came to be. Listen and find out why Past Gas is the #1 automotive podcast on Apple. For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com   We wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4  Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/us/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

Episode Date
Past Gas #242: How These Feuding Brothers Traded 500 mph Records
Jun 17, 2024
Past Gas #241: The NASCAR Truck Series Had A Lot of Firsts
Jun 10, 2024
Past Gas #240: This Engine Dominated Racing For 50 years
Jun 03, 2024
Past Gas #239: What Really Happened At Orange County Choppers
May 27, 2024
Past Gas #238: Katsuhiro Ueo: Japan’s AE86 Drift Legend
May 20, 2024
Past Gas #237: Tommykaira: The Japanese Tuners That Perfected the GTR
May 13, 2024
Past Gas #236: The Rowdiest Family in F1 History
May 06, 2024
Past Gas #235: Datsun, Pt 2: Why Datsun Had To Die
Apr 29, 2024
Past Gas #234: Datsun, Pt 1: Why Nissan Created Datsun
Apr 22, 2024
Past Gas #233: Bathurst 1000: Australia’s Most Brutal Endurance Race
Apr 15, 2024
Past Gas #232: What Happened with SAAB? Pt 2
Apr 08, 2024
Past Gas #231: What Happened with SAAB? Pt 1
Apr 01, 2024
The Big Three #4: This Car Show is Banning Dodge Chargers
Mar 27, 2024
Past Gas #230: The Bugatti Queen: Sex, Drugs, & Racing in the Roaring 20s
Mar 25, 2024
The Big Three #3: Is Nissan Killing The GTR?
Mar 20, 2024
Past Gas #229: Mazda Pt 4: Mazda Pt 4: The First Japanese Car to Win Le Mans + 787B sounds
Mar 18, 2024
The Big Three #2: Dodge's Charger EV Video is Unhinged
Mar 13, 2024
Past Gas #228: Mazda Pt 3: The RX-7 & Mazdaspeed
Mar 11, 2024
The Big Three #1: Unpacking Tesla's Empty Promises
Mar 06, 2024
Past Gas #227: Mazda Pt 2: The Birth of the Rotary Engine
Mar 04, 2024
Past Gas #226: Mazda Pt 1: Mazda Used to be a Cork Factory
Feb 26, 2024
Past Gas #225: Macau GP - “Asia’s Monaco” is a Notoriously Dangerous Street Circuit
Feb 19, 2024
Past Gas #224: F1's Greatest Rivalries: Hamilton vs Rosberg (aka “The Silver War”)
Feb 12, 2024
Past Gas #223: The Mustang That Took Down Porsche
Feb 05, 2024
Past Gas #222: Cosworth Pt 2: WRC Rally & the Ford Escort RS Cosworth
Jan 29, 2024
Past Gas #221: Cosworth Pt 1: The Most Successful Engine Maker in F1 History
Jan 22, 2024
Past Gas #220: Mark “Captain Nice” Donohue: The Genius Engineer/Driver Famous for Acid-Dipping his Cars
Jan 15, 2024
Past Gas #219: Renault: The Rise and Fall… and Rise Again?
Jan 08, 2024
Group B's Greatest Rivalry: Audi and Lancia (Replay)
Jan 01, 2024
Past Gas #218: Santa's Coal Bag: We Did All Your Crummy Ideas, Vol 2
Dec 25, 2023
Past Gas #217: Pablo Escobar Was a Racing Champion?!
Dec 18, 2023
Past Gas #216: Mint 400: The Chaotic Race Across the Las Vegas Desert
Dec 11, 2023
Past Gas #215: History of Mercedes Ep.4- AMG, the Present, and the Future
Dec 04, 2023
Past Gas #214: Mercedes Pt 3: WWII and the Dawn of the Gullwing
Nov 27, 2023
Past Gas #213: Mercedes Pt 2: How Mercedes Became Mercedes
Nov 20, 2023
Past Gas #212: Mercedes Pt 1 - The Gritty Beginnings of Daimler, Maybach, and Benz
Nov 13, 2023
Past Gas #211: John Britten & the V1000: The Motorcycle That Inspired An Industry
Nov 06, 2023
Past Gas #210: Nelson Piquet: The F1 Driver Who Feuded With Everybody
Oct 30, 2023
Past Gas #209: Dodge Charger Daytona: The Car That Was Too Fast for NASCAR
Oct 23, 2023
Past Gas #208: Dan Wheldon: The Perfect Storm that Reformed Indycar
Oct 16, 2023
Past Gas #207: RWB’s Akira Nakai: Coke, Cigarettes, and Widebody Porsches
Oct 09, 2023
Past Gas #206: Robert E Peterson: The Most Interesting Car Guy in the World
Oct 02, 2023
Past Gas #205: How Chevrolet Was Kicked Out of Chevrolet
Sep 25, 2023
Past Gas #204: Kei Cars: How a WWII Loophole Created Japan's Tiny Cars
Sep 18, 2023
Past Gas #203: Burt Munro: How a 70 Year-Old Built a Landspeed Record Bike in His Shed
Sep 11, 2023
Past Gas #202: Why We Think Lotus’s Founder Faked His Own Death
Sep 04, 2023
Past Gas #201: Spoon + Mugen: The Kings of Honda Tuning
Aug 28, 2023
Past Gas #200: 200th EPISODE SPECIAL: Fun Stories, 20lb Dogs, & Fan-Fiction
Aug 21, 2023
Past Gas #199: Travis Pastrana: The Human Action Figure
Aug 14, 2023
Past Gas #198: Miracle at the Nurburgring: The Story of the 1969 Argentinian Torinos
Aug 07, 2023
Past Gas # 197: The Eerie Parallel Deaths of Ferrari’s Father-Son Superstars
Jul 31, 2023
Past Gas # 196: Paris-Dakar Rally: The History of the Race Across the Sahara Desert
Jul 24, 2023
Past Gas #195: Jochen Rindt: The Driver Who Won an F1 Championship Posthumously
Jul 17, 2023
Past Gas #194: Holden vs Ford: The Birth of Australia’s V8 Supercars
Jul 10, 2023
Past Gas #193: Six Small Stories About BIG Automotive Heroes
Jul 03, 2023
Past Gas #192: Rat Fink: The Real Story Behind That Weird Hot Rod Art
Jun 26, 2023
This Guy Won Le Mans DRUNK (Replay)
Jun 19, 2023
Past Gas #191: JGTC: Every Car You Like Came from This Japanese Racing Series
Jun 12, 2023
Past Gas #190: The Unsers: How ONE Family Kept Winning the Indy 500
Jun 05, 2023
Past Gas #189: Shelby Daytona Coupe: How Three Guys Beat Ferrari...Again
May 29, 2023
Past Gas #188: Willy T. Ribbs: The First Black Driver to Test a F1 Car
May 22, 2023
Past Gas #187: The Ferrari Curse Was Broken by an American
May 15, 2023
Past Gas #186: The Only American-Born F1 Champion
May 08, 2023
Past Gas #185: Viper: How the Most Boring Company Built the Most Insane Car
May 01, 2023
Past Gas #184: The Rise & Fall of Mitsubishi
Apr 24, 2023
Past Gas #183: Sebastien Loeb Was Built To Win
Apr 17, 2023
Past Gas #182: The Wild Origin Story of the Mazda Miata
Apr 10, 2023
Past Gas #181: How Two Brothers Brought F1 to Mexico
Apr 03, 2023
Past Gas #180: The Surprisingly Long History of Getaway Cars
Mar 27, 2023
Past Gas #179: The F1 Driver Who Started as a Sheep Farmer
Mar 20, 2023
Past Gas #178: Keanu Reeves & Other Celebrities You Didn't Know Raced
Mar 13, 2023
Past Gas #177: How This Racing Underdog Became a Two-Time Champion
Mar 06, 2023
Past Gas #176: Citroen: The Quirky French Company Has Been Hiding How Cool They Are
Feb 27, 2023
Past Gas #175: From Mythbusters to 500+ MPH - Jessi Combs is the Fastest Woman on Earth
Feb 20, 2023
Past Gas #174: This Racer's "Career-Ending" Injuries Couldn’t Keep Him from the Track
Feb 13, 2023
Past Gas #173: Why Red Bull’s Winning Streak Is No Accident
Feb 06, 2023
Past Gas #172: Penske: How a Small Dealership Grew Into a Racing Empire
Jan 30, 2023
Past Gas #171: Harley Davidson: The Rise and Fall …and Rise Again???
Jan 23, 2023
Past Gas #170: F1’s Greatest Rivalries: Alain Prost & Ayrton Senna
Jan 16, 2023
Past Gas #169: The Japanese Car Video That Inspired a Generation
Jan 09, 2023
Past Gas #168 -Bernie Eccelstone: The Villain Who Saved F1
Jan 02, 2023
Past Gas #167 - Santa's Coal Bag: We Did All Your Crummy Ideas
Dec 26, 2022
Past Gas #166 -The Wild & True Story of the Fast & Furious, Part 2
Dec 19, 2022
Past Gas #165 -The Wild & True Story of the Fast & Furious, Part 1
Dec 13, 2022
This Guy Bought The Honda F1 Team For $1.46 (Re-Release)
Dec 05, 2022
Past Gas #164 - The History of the Baja 1000
Nov 28, 2022
Past Gas #163 - How the 924 & 944 Saved Porsche
Nov 21, 2022
Past Gas #162 - The Hill Family Racing Dynasty
Nov 14, 2022
Past Gas #161: Subaru Made War Planes?!
Nov 07, 2022
The World's Most Expensive Car Collection Is Rotting Away (REPLAY)
Oct 31, 2022
Past Gas #160: Australia’s Favorite Race Car Driver Loved Crystals
Oct 24, 2022
Past Gas #159: How Semi-Trucks Built America
Oct 17, 2022
Past Gas #158: What Happened to Suzuki?
Oct 10, 2022
Past Gas #157: Parnelli Jones’ Goggles Full of Blood
Oct 03, 2022
Past Gas #156: When Castro Kidnapped an F1 Superstar
Sep 26, 2022
Past Gas #155: Paul Newman - Coolest Man of All-Time
Sep 19, 2022
Past Gas #154: Leaded Gas Was Really Bad
Sep 12, 2022
Past Gas #153: The First Cross-Country Road Trip
Sep 05, 2022
Past Gas #152: Frank Williams on F1-boy Island
Aug 29, 2022
Past Gas #151: IndyCar vs. CART vs. ChampCar
Aug 22, 2022
Past Gas #150: Jeremy Clarkson's Strong Arms
Aug 15, 2022
Donut Media Presents: Donut Racing Show
Aug 11, 2022
Past Gas #149: Leena Gade - Control What You Can!
Aug 08, 2022
Past Gas #148: Bonneville Salt Flats, WE WANT THAT BRINE!
Aug 04, 2022
Past Gas #147: Jackie Stewart Gets Filthy on Vacation
Jul 25, 2022
Past Gas #146: The Family Car Under Our Noses
Jul 18, 2022
Past Gas #145: Alex Zanardi is Han Solo
Jul 11, 2022
Past Gas #144: Danica Patrick: Better Than Ricciardo?
Jul 04, 2022
Past Gas #143: Mario Andretti's Purple Cotton Briefs
Jun 27, 2022
Past Gas #142: The Racer With A Talent For Drug Smuggling
Jun 20, 2022
Past Gas #141: Suzuki Turned A Motorcycle Racer Into A Spy
Jun 13, 2022
Past Gas #140: Ford Almost Dies Again
Jun 06, 2022
Is The Yugo REALLY The Worst Car Ever Made?
May 30, 2022
The Best Last Sports Sedan from Car Show! with Eddie Alterman
May 25, 2022
How Stirling Moss’ Sportsmanship Destroyed His Shot At F1 Glory
May 23, 2022
The Sainz Family Has Rally AND F1 Racing In Their Blood
May 16, 2022
James Hunt Was F1's Most Troubled Star
May 09, 2022
The Carrera Panamericana Is One Of The Most Dangerous Races Ever
May 02, 2022
Monster Trucks Took Project Cars To The Extreme
Apr 25, 2022
Jeff Gordon’s Legacy Was Tested By Tragedy...and the Tabloids
Apr 18, 2022
Jeff Gordon Made NASCAR Mainstream
Apr 11, 2022
The Man Behind One of F1's Most Legendary Names
Apr 04, 2022
Why 1973 Was The Worst Year for Cars
Mar 28, 2022
F1 Owes Everything to Adrian Newey’s Car Designs
Mar 21, 2022
Smokey Nagata Sparked A Tuning Revolution
Mar 14, 2022
The Smartest, Funniest and Cringiest Car Ads of All Time
Mar 07, 2022
Tucker 48: Stroke of Genius, or Scam?
Feb 28, 2022
The Most Exciting 24 Hours In Sports
Feb 21, 2022
John Force Took Funny Cars to the Extreme
Feb 14, 2022
These Car Gimmicks Failed Spectacularly
Feb 07, 2022
The Race To Build A 200mph Production Car
Jan 31, 2022
RC Cars Are Crazy Fast Now
Jan 24, 2022
Amazing JDM Barn Finds
Jan 17, 2022
This Was F1's Most Successful Family
Jan 10, 2022
Steve McQueen Was The O.G. Car Nerd
Jan 03, 2022
The Bizarre Battle Over... Seatbelts??
Dec 27, 2021
Jeeps Aren’t What They Used To Be
Dec 20, 2021
How Soichiro Honda Built A $200 Billion Automotive Powerhouse
Dec 13, 2021
The Ugliest, Weirdest, and Most Expensive Concept Cars of All Time
Dec 06, 2021
The Auto Zillionaire Who Escaped Japan In A Box
Nov 29, 2021
How Kimi Raikkonen Became F1's Most Memeable Star
Nov 22, 2021
Lee Iacocca Was Detroit's Most Powerful Man
Nov 15, 2021
How Hot Wheels Torched Matchbox
Nov 08, 2021
How Detroit Muscle Flexed on the World
Nov 01, 2021
Bond’s Future is Uncertain, But His Past is Aston Martin
Oct 25, 2021
Dodge vs. Ford Was A Toxic Feud
Oct 18, 2021
How These Electric Vehicles Sparked The Tesla
Oct 11, 2021
NASCAR’s Eurotrip - ’Merica At Le Mans
Oct 04, 2021
How Did A 9,000 Mile Road Trip Forge A Revolutionary?
Sep 27, 2021
This Was NASCAR's Greatest Rivalry
Sep 20, 2021
Mazda's Abandoned Luxury Brand
Sep 13, 2021
Six of the Greatest Cheaters in History
Sep 06, 2021
Michael Schumacher Could Be F1's GOAT (Episode 100!)
Aug 30, 2021
The SuperCar’s Incredible Origin Story
Aug 23, 2021
The CHEATING Mechanic Who Became A BILLIONAIRE (REPLAY)
Aug 16, 2021
How this Playboy Smuggler became Racing’s Greatest CHEATER (REPLAY)
Aug 09, 2021
F1's Most Spectacular Single-Season Flops
Aug 02, 2021
Why the Mid-Engine Corvette Took 60 Years to Make
Jul 26, 2021
The Green Book: Traveling in the Jim Crow Era
Jul 19, 2021
Saddam Hussein Burnt His Son’s Priceless Car Collection
Jul 12, 2021
The Scammer Who Sold America On A Three-Wheeled Car
Jul 05, 2021
How Outlaws Invented Car Modding and Became Racing Stars
Jun 28, 2021
Why The ’80s Was SuperCars Craziest Decade
Jun 21, 2021
How The Pickup Truck Became America's Most Popular Vehicle
Jun 14, 2021
F1's Greatest Rivalries: Hamilton vs Alonso
Jun 07, 2021
How Eminem Helped Save Detroit
May 31, 2021
That Time The Indy 500 Was Canceled
May 24, 2021
These Crazy Car Heists Actually Happened
May 17, 2021
Group B’s Greatest Rivalry: Audi and Lancia
May 10, 2021
MORE of the Greatest Barn Finds of All Time
May 03, 2021
How Ford Made The Worst Car Ever
Apr 26, 2021
1994 Was F1’s Most Consequential Year
Apr 19, 2021
The Underdogs Who Outraced The Nazis
Apr 12, 2021
THIS GUY won F1, NASCAR, Indy, AND Le Mans?!
Apr 05, 2021
The Stunt Too Crazy For Evel Knievel
Mar 29, 2021
How Marlboro Bought Off Ferrari For A BILLION Dollars
Mar 22, 2021
Are We Actually About to Get Flying Cars?
Mar 15, 2021
Why The 90's Was The Decade Of The SuperCar
Mar 08, 2021
Why Volkswagen is the Gamestop of Cars
Mar 01, 2021
Land Rovers, Cigarettes, and Thicc Jungle- 20 Years of Camel Trophy
Feb 22, 2021
That Time Ford Tried To Cover Up 271 Deaths (But Got Caught)
Feb 15, 2021
How Niki Lauda Emerged From The Flames An F1 Champion
Feb 08, 2021
How Lowriders Were A Protest Against White Supremacy
Feb 01, 2021
How Hot Wheels Forged Drag Racing’s Greatest Rivalry
Jan 25, 2021
Bertha Benz: Was This The First Road Trip Ever?
Jan 18, 2021
Colin McRae Pt.2: A Death That Shocked the World
Jan 11, 2021
Colin McRae Pt. 1: Rally's Reckless Messiah
Jan 04, 2021
Hitler’s Racing Program
Dec 28, 2020
The Greatest Race Ever Happened in 1905
Dec 21, 2020
The Woman Who Led The Bloody Battle Against GM
Dec 14, 2020
This Guy Bought The Honda F1 Team For $1.46
Dec 07, 2020
The World's Most Expensive Car Collection Is Rotting Away
Nov 30, 2020
The History of Racing Games Pt. 3: The Race To Realism
Nov 23, 2020
The History of Racing Games Pt. 2: How Gran Turismo Happened
Nov 16, 2020
The History of Racing Games Pt. 1: The Arcade Years
Nov 09, 2020
DeTomaso: The Supercar Designer Who Befriended Dictators
Nov 02, 2020
Pike's Peak: The Complete History of the World's Highest Hill Climb
Oct 26, 2020
How GM Built A Car For The Moon
Oct 19, 2020
The Forgotten Cars of Carroll Shelby: LIVE
Oct 12, 2020
The Murder of Racing Legend Mickey Thompson Pt.2
Oct 05, 2020
The Murder of Racing Legend Mickey Thompson Pt.1
Sep 28, 2020
Michele Mouton, Queen B of Group B
Sep 21, 2020
How Japanese Street Racers Created the Best Car Magazine Ever
Sep 14, 2020
The Mid Night Club: Revisited
Sep 07, 2020
The Greatest Barn Finds of All Time
Aug 31, 2020
Introducing: Bring Back Bronco - The Untold Story
Aug 24, 2020
The Bizarre Scandal that KILLED the Skyline in America
Aug 24, 2020
The Surprising Connection Between the VW Golf and the DeLorean
Aug 17, 2020
The Racing Family that Death Couldn’t Stop - Isle of Man Pt. 2
Aug 10, 2020
The Deadliest Sporting Event On Earth - Isle of Man Pt. 1
Aug 03, 2020
Will There Ever Be Another Rotary? Pt. 2
Jul 27, 2020
The Rotary Before Mazda Pt. 1
Jul 20, 2020
How NASCAR ROBBED Their First Black Driver - Wendell Scott Pt.2
Jul 13, 2020
The FIRST Black NASCAR Driver: Wendell Scott Pt.1
Jul 06, 2020
Duncan Hamilton: This Guy Won Le Mans DRUNK
Jun 29, 2020
Worst Weekend in Formula 1 History - Senna Pt.4
Jun 22, 2020
F1's Conspiracy Against Senna - Senna Pt. 3
Jun 15, 2020
Senna’s F1 Losing Streak - Senna Pt.2
Jun 08, 2020
Senna: The Early Years - Senna Pt. 1
Jun 01, 2020
The BIKER WAR of the 2000s - Hells Angels Finale
May 25, 2020
Worse than Fyre Festival - Hells Angels Pt. 4
May 18, 2020
Hells Angels Vs. Hippies - Hells Angels Pt.3
May 11, 2020
Hells Angels Pt.II : The Origins of the Outlaw MC
May 04, 2020
Hell’s Angels - Heroes or Villains? Pt 1: The Rise
Apr 27, 2020
Georges Besse Pt. 2 - The Death of Georges Besse and AMC
Apr 20, 2020
The Assassination of Renault’s Georges Besse Pt. I
Apr 13, 2020
The Cannonball Run Pt. II - From Protest to Pro-Fun!
Apr 06, 2020
The Cannonball Run Pt. I - How are these guys not in JAIL?
Mar 30, 2020
Bruce McLaren Pt. III - Life after Death: Road to the P1
Mar 23, 2020
Bruce McLaren Pt. II - Bruce Builds His McLarens
Mar 16, 2020
Bruce McLaren Pt. I - New Zealand’s Racing Prodigy
Mar 09, 2020
John Delorean Part II: "This Stuff's Better than Gold"
Mar 02, 2020
John Delorean Part I: Assault on Detroit
Feb 24, 2020
VW Beetle Part III: From Hitler to Hippies
Feb 17, 2020
VW Beetle Pt. 2 - Sidelined by WAR
Feb 10, 2020
VW Beetle Pt. I - An Evil Origin Story
Feb 03, 2020
VW Emissions Scandal a.k.a. "Dieselgate"
Jan 27, 2020
Evel Knievel Pt. 2: Jumping The Shark
Jan 20, 2020
Evel Knievel Pt. 1: Ramping Up To Glory
Jan 13, 2020
Machines of Antarctica Pt. 2 - The Snow Cruiser
Jan 06, 2020
Machines of Antarctica Pt. I - Die Like Gentlemen
Dec 30, 2019
Nissan GT-R Pt. 2: King of the Monsters
Dec 23, 2019
Nissan GT-R Pt. 1: The Dawn of Godzilla
Dec 16, 2019
Fordlandia Pt. 2: Welcome to the Rubber Jungle
Dec 09, 2019
Fordlandia Pt. 1: Henry Ford's Rubber Utopia
Dec 02, 2019
PT Cruiser Pt.II - A Custom-Built Downfall
Nov 25, 2019
PT Cruiser Pt. 1 - America's Most Hated
Nov 18, 2019
Randy Lanier: Racing's Drug Kingpin
Nov 11, 2019
Smokey Yunick Pt.2 - The Art of Cheating
Nov 04, 2019
Smokey Yunick Pt.1 - Racing's Greatest Cheater is Born
Oct 28, 2019
Mid Night Club Pt.2 - Inside Story of Team Mid Night
Oct 21, 2019
Mid Night Club Pt. 1 - The Birth of Japanese Underground Street Racing
Oct 14, 2019
Ford vs. Ferrari Pt. IV - Ken Miles Was Robbed
Oct 07, 2019
Ford vs. Ferrari Pt. III - Carroll Shelby’s Chickens
Sep 30, 2019
Ford vs. Ferrari Pt. II - The Ballad of Hank the Deuce
Sep 23, 2019
Ford vs. Ferrari Pt. I - The Rise of Enzo Ferrari
Sep 22, 2019
Past Gas - Official Trailer
Sep 04, 2019