6 episodes

Doug Kaufman, editorial director for Tomorrow’s Technician talks tech and training with some of the brightest and most successful members of the automotive aftermarket and racing community. Their stories will take you into the garage and onto the track as they explain what it takes to be a success.

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Doug Kaufman, editorial director for Tomorrow’s Technician talks tech and training with some of the brightest and most successful members of the automotive aftermarket and racing community. Their stories will take you into the garage and onto the track as they explain what it takes to be a success.

    What You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Spark Plugs

    What You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Spark Plugs

    Just because they look simple, spark plugs and related components have a great deal to do with keeping today's vehicles operating efficiently. In this episode, we answer student questions about spark plugs and ignition coils with the help of technical experts at NGK, the ignition specialists, and NTK, the sensor specialists.

    • 25 min
    Vehicle Sensor Answers

    Vehicle Sensor Answers

    When future automotive technicians have questions, they ask their instructors. If that doesn't work, they can ask Tomorrow's Technician. In this episode, we answer student questions on various vehicle sensors with the help of technical experts at NGK, the ignition specialists, and NTK, the sensor specialists.

    • 17 min
    The Future of Training

    The Future of Training

    NGK/NTK Trainer Philip Austin explains how trainers and instructors can continue to inspire their students, even in unprecedented times.

    • 17 min
    A Passion for Automotive Training

    A Passion for Automotive Training

    A lifelong pursuit of learning and teaching has taken Philip Austin to every corner of the automotive industry. From his early days of learning how to repair Jaguars at the feet of his father to winning national tech competitions in high school to managing dealer repair shops and his own facility to becoming one of NGK’s Technical Training Specialists, the student has become the teacher. This podcast episode is sponsored by NGK Spark Plugs.

    • 20 min
    Could YOU Drive a Dragster?

    Could YOU Drive a Dragster?

    Piloting an 11,000 HP NHRA Top Fuel Funny Car or Dragster isn't as easy as it looks. J.R. Todd, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car and Rob Flynn, Crew Chief of the Mac Tools Top Fuel Dragster put old myths to rest and explain how today's champion-caliber drivers are more than just passengers in some of the fastest cars on Earth. This podcast episode is sponsored by NGK Spark Plugs.

    • 25 min
    On Track with Kalitta Motorsports

    On Track with Kalitta Motorsports

    A nitromethane burning Top Fuel dragster or funny car can consume more than 13 gallons of fuel in less than four seconds. Hundreds of variables, including the atmospheric condition means capturing a win takes a great setup, with every team member and vehicle component operating in sync. This conversation sponsored by NGK Spark Plugs.

    • 32 min

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