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Donut Media brings you some of the craziest stories from all of automotive history in their new podcast "Past Gas!". Hosts James Pumphrey and Nolan Sykes walk you through incredible stories behind your favorite cars and manufacturers, like underground Japanese racing clubs, bitter racing rivalries and how some of your favorite classic cars came to be. Remember, it's about cars, not about farts. Link to survey: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4.
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Past Gas by Donut Media Studio71

    • Automotive
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Donut Media brings you some of the craziest stories from all of automotive history in their new podcast "Past Gas!". Hosts James Pumphrey and Nolan Sykes walk you through incredible stories behind your favorite cars and manufacturers, like underground Japanese racing clubs, bitter racing rivalries and how some of your favorite classic cars came to be. Remember, it's about cars, not about farts. Link to survey: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4.
For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com

    The History of Racing Games Pt. 3: The Race To Realism

    The History of Racing Games Pt. 3: The Race To Realism

    Gran Turismo. Need For Speed. Dirt. And yes, Mario Kart. These aren’t just some of the best-selling racing video games of all time, they’re some of the best-selling games, period. The evolution of car racing games is full of innovation and gimmicks, hits and flops-- just like the history of cars themselves. So how did we get from dots on a screen to the photo-realistic simulations of 2020? And what are the specific games-- from the arcade to artificial intelligence-- that blazed that trail? Join James, Nolan, and Joe as they answer those questions and more, today on Past Gas!
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    • 55 min
    The History of Racing Games Pt. 2: How Gran Turismo Happened

    The History of Racing Games Pt. 2: How Gran Turismo Happened

    Gran Turismo. Need For Speed. Dirt. And yes, Mario Kart. These aren’t just some of the best-selling racing video games of all time, they’re some of the best-selling games, period. The evolution of car racing games is full of innovation and gimmicks, hits and flops-- just like the history of cars themselves. So how did we get from dots on a screen to the photo-realistic simulations of 2020? And what are the specific games-- from the arcade to artificial intelligence-- that blazed that trail? Join James, Nolan, and Joe as they answer those questions and more, today on Past Gas!
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    • 59 min
    The History of Racing Games Pt. 1: The Arcade Years

    The History of Racing Games Pt. 1: The Arcade Years

    Gran Turismo. Need For Speed. Dirt. And yes, Mario Kart. These aren’t just some of the best-selling racing video games of all time, they’re some of the best-selling games, period. The evolution of car racing games is full of innovation and gimmicks, hits and flops-- just like the history of cars themselves. So how did we get from dots on a screen to the photo-realistic simulations of 2020? And what are the specific games-- from the arcade to artificial intelligence-- that blazed that trail? Join James, Nolan, and Joe as they answer those questions and more, today on Past Gas!
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    • 56 min
    DeTomaso: The Supercar Designer Who Befriended Dictators

    DeTomaso: The Supercar Designer Who Befriended Dictators

    Today on Past Gas, the story of Alejandro de Tomaso, a car-making wheeler-dealer who rubbed elbows with Che Guevera and Elvis Presley. How did this Argentinean playboy build some of the most memorable supercars in auto history, save Maserati from extinction, and survive countless failed business ventures? Was de Tomaso a revolutionary or a failure? A genius or con man? The answer might be all of the above.
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    • 50 min
    Pike's Peak: The Complete History of the World's Highest Hill Climb

    Pike's Peak: The Complete History of the World's Highest Hill Climb

    Today on Past Gas, James, Nolan and Joe take on the legendary Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Known as The Race To The Clouds, Pikes Peak is the premiere event in the sport of hillclimbing. How did Pikes Peak popularize, then revolutionize, the hillclimb? Who drove up the mountain the fastest, and what kind of insane cars did they drive to get up there? All that and more, on a mile-high episode with more twists and turns than a dirt road up the Rocky Mountains!
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    • 53 min
    How GM Built A Car For The Moon

    How GM Built A Car For The Moon

    Cars in space! On today’s Past Gas, we go way beyond Elon Musk’s space Tesla and bring you the most amazing stories behind the vehicles that have actually driven on the surfaces of Moon and Mars. We’re asking and answering some of the biggest car questions in the cosmos. Who drove the longest? Who drove the fastest? And what exactly is an “AstroVette”? All that and more on an out-of-this-world edition of Past Gas.
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    To get your new unlimited wireless plan for just 30 bucks a month, and get the plan shipped to your door for FREE, go to MINTMOBILE.com/GAS
    Get 20% Off + Free Shipping, with the code GAS20 at Manscaped.com
    Follow James on IG and Twitter @jamespumphrey 
    Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes 
    Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!  
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