170 episodes

Experience all things automotive from Carlisle, PA --- the epicenter of the car show / swap meet world. This high octane podcast features guests from locals to car nuts from all corners of the world.

Carlisle local since 1984...car loco for a lifetime.

Get in and hang on -- it's time for fun!

Cars of Carlisle Darren Reighard

    • Leisure
    • 4.6 • 57 Ratings

Experience all things automotive from Carlisle, PA --- the epicenter of the car show / swap meet world. This high octane podcast features guests from locals to car nuts from all corners of the world.

Carlisle local since 1984...car loco for a lifetime.

Get in and hang on -- it's time for fun!

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 167 -- Cars of Carlisle (The Final Lap)

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 167 -- Cars of Carlisle (The Final Lap)

    Cars of Carlisle:  The Final Lap
    By Team C/of/C  
    Wednesday, December 15, 2021

    Today, the white flag is waving to indicate that your favorite, informative automotive podcast is on the final lap.

    We are hammer down to the checkered flag, then into the paddock.

    • 10 min
    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 166 -- John Bettenhausen (What‘s the Truck)

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 166 -- John Bettenhausen (What‘s the Truck)

    Jon Bettenhausen:  What’s the Truck
    By Team C/of/C  
    Wednesday, November 3, 2021

    Today, ride along to the Midwest to meet Jon Bettenhausen, owner of five Chevy trucks. 

    Listen in to hear how John’s love of General Motors pickups began during his high school days in Texas.  It was in body shop class that he realized how much he enjoyed breathing new life into vehicles.

    Now, with the personal goal to own at least one example of every GM truck generation, Jon is passionate about his restored gems.

    It’s time to head to the Hoosier State to find out “what’s the truck” with Jon Bettenhausen.

    • 35 min
    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 165 -- Mike Garland (Carlisle Events)

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 165 -- Mike Garland (Carlisle Events)

    Mike Garland:  Carlisle Events
    By Team C/of/C  
    Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    Today, join us as Darren speaks with Mike Garland, Public Relations Manager for Carlisle Events, not only to reflect on the successful 2021 show and auction season but also to look ahead at what we all can expect in the 2022 Carlisle Events season.

    It’s time to head to the Carlisle Fairgrounds to get the inside scoop from the voice of Carlisle Events.

    • 26 min
    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 164 -- Shaun Day (Stinger Motorsport)

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 164 -- Shaun Day (Stinger Motorsport)

    Shaun Day:  Stinger Motorsport
    By Team C/of/C  
    Wednesday, September 8, 2021

    Today, ride along to the Detroit area to meet Shaun Day, the visionary behind Stinger Motorsport, a group of automotive enthusiasts with a passion for high-performance vehicles and multiple forms of racing.

    As the Stinger Motorsport website notes, Shaun and his fellow crew members are real, everyday people tackling the extreme, whether it be lapping at Nürburgring or Spa-Francorchamps, to rock-crawling, to going flat out down the quarter-mile or across desert terrain.

    It’s time to head to Motor City to hear great cars stories from Shaun Day.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 163 -- Rhonda Williams (NPCF Mustangs)

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 163 -- Rhonda Williams (NPCF Mustangs)

    Rhonda Williams:  NPCF Mustangs
    By Team C/of/C  
    Wednesday, August 4, 2021

    Today, ride along as Rhonda Williams, Founder and National Director of the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation (NPCF), explains how her love for high-performance Mustangs has aligned with her compassionate support for those battling pancreatic cancer.

    As the NPCF website captures, Rhonda embodies “Drive with a Purpose” by leveraging her ’04 Mustang GT and ’19 Shelby GT350 to provide nationwide cancer awareness to car shows, rallies, and autocross courses.  Through her wrapped tribute Stangs, Rhonda has been getting the word out from coast to coast since 2016. 

    It’s time to head to Rapid City, South Dakota to meet Rhonda Williams.

    • 33 min
    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 162 -- Lee Holman (Holman Moody)

    Cars of Carlisle (C/of/C): Episode 162 -- Lee Holman (Holman Moody)

    Lee Holman:  Holman Moody
    By Team C/of/C  
    Wednesday, July 6, 2021

    Today, Darren speaks with Lee Holman of Holman Moody fame.  As their marketing tag line says, Holman & Moody is oft considered “The Best Known Name in Racing.” 

    Lee -- son of the late John Holman who founded the company with Ralph Moody in 1957 – runs Holman & Moody and Holman Automotive from their Charlotte-based facilities.  In this interview, Lee shares captivating stories from the mid-Sixties when he was at Le Mans with top Ford executives and racing’s greatest legends. 

    Further down the proverbial track within this interview, Lee speaks proudly of names like Unser, Foyt, and Andretti, and tracks like Nürburgring, Daytona, Watkins Glen, and Elkhart Lake.

    It’s time to head to Charlotte, North Carolina to talk about GT40s, NASCAR, performance parts, and the business of auto racing with Lee Holman.  

     

    • 41 min

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Fathertime In York ,

Episode 154

Mr. Paxton is a wealth of information. His stories, I could listen to all day. What one man has lived through and still living, just amazing. The preview with John was a great setup to inform you on the podcast. Enjoyed immensely, Jim

DJ Doug Sandler ,

Way to go … love the show

Get rev’d up for Darren. Great content, great guests and lots of wisdom in this show. Thanks for sharing

Carlisle Customs & Classics ,

Thoughtful, Entertaining Interviews for Car Collectors, Builders, & Car Lovers

I look forward to Darren's weekly review for his thoughtful approach to engaging with each individual guest. The interviews sound like you are sitting in on a conversation between friends, which is a testament to the amount of preparation put into each segment. The guest are also well selected and give a wonderful cross-section of personalities that encompass automotive culture and keeps every podcast interesting to listen to!

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