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V8 Radio Podcast

V8 Radio Podcast

Author: Kevin Oeste and Michael Clarke

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The V8 Radio Podcast hosts Kevin Oeste (SEMA Show, V8TV) and Mike Clarke (V8 Speed and Resto Shop, Industry Guy) cover the classic and muscle car car scene from a regular car guy perspective. This automotive podcast covers Muscle Car and Hot Rod events, cars being built and restored at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, V8TV videos, Muscle Car Of The Week videos, and their own classic car projects. Of course, there's always automotive trivia questions and lots of unplanned banter on this muscle car podcast, delivering a fun and laid-back show that makes a perfect companion to your own automotive garage adventures. #carpodcast #automotivepodcast #musclecarpodcast #v8radio
165 Episodes
V8 Speed and Resto Shop Owner Kelle Oeste is on the ballot for the 2024 SEMA Board Of Directors, and she joins Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke on the latest V8 Radio Podcast to share the news and to talk about what she's prepared to contribute should she be elected.     Kelle has loads of valuable of experience in the Automotive Aftermarket industry and in SEMA committees like the Hot Rod Industry Alliance and the SEMA Show, so it's a great opportunity for her to increase her volunteer capacity to help even more business like ours.    And we didn't leave out the Automotive Trivia and a few laughs, so it's another inimitable episode of V8 Radio!    #v8radio #kelle4sema #v8radiopodcast
V8 Speed and Resto Shop Parts Manager Brian Wibbenmeyer joins Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke and Kevin Oeste on the latest V8 Radio Podcast!   Brian and Q are the parts-finding powerhouse that keeps the V8 Speed and Resto Shop rolling, and although we've mentioned him on the show before, it was high time to have him as a guest.   Brian has lots of great stories from car events, the G-Body life, and even brought some great Automotive Trivia!   Get it all in this special episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!  #v8radio #v8speedshop
V8 Radio Podcast Hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke are back with a new episode, this time chatting about a Pontiac GTO in the V8 Speed and Resto Shop owned by a true Olympian!    Hear all about it along with a fun excursion down nostalgia lane as Kevin tracked down a rare radio for his custom Dodge Van.    The Automotive Trivia questions flow, as do a bunch of laughs and other nonsense on the V8 Radio Podcast! #nostalgia #classiccars #pontiacgto #carpodcast 
Just how fast are F.A.S.T. Muscle Cars?   We'll find out about the Factory Appearing Stock Tire class of racing.   V8 Radio Podcast hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke also share some project car updates, Automotive Trivia, and much more on V8 Radio!
Put on your shades and crank up the tunes, gearheads! This week's V8 Radio Podcast takes us on a sun-soaked California cruise through the epicenter of custom car culture. We buckle up for: The legendary 2024 Grand National Roadster Show: It's all there - the glistening chrome and mind-blowing craftsmanship of America's premier indoor car show. We'll share our highlights, hidden gems, and maybe even some celebrity sightings! Delving into automotive history at the Lions Automobilia Foundation: From vintage racers to Hollywood movie cars, the Lions Foundation has it all.   The facility is just as cool as the cars!  Caffeine and classics at Donut Derelicts: Join us for the iconic Huntington Beach cars and coffee event, where the smell of burnt rubber blends with fresh donuts and the rumble of V8s fills the air. Cruising classics, friendly faces, and endless car spotting – what's not to love? A peek inside SoCal Speed Shop: We got invited to their open house event, where we chatted with the SoCal team, checked out the shop, peeked behind the scenes of their legendary builds, and soak up the pure passion for hot rods. That's not all! We'll kick things off with some stump-the-chumps automotive trivia, answer your burning car questions, and share plenty of laughs and good times along the way. So, grab your favorite beverage, fire up the engine of your imagination, and join us for a California dreamin' episode of the V8 Radio Podcast! Subscribe today and never miss a ride! Bonus: Share your favorite California car memories and photos in the comments below!
Tune in for a thrilling ride down memory lane with the latest episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo of Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke. This episode is packed with exciting content that will pique your interest, whether you're a seasoned restoration pro or a casual admirer of automotive history. Here's a sneak peek at what awaits you: Kevin's Creative Hub Revealed: Dive into a tour of Kevin's brand new creative haven, a space brimming with inspiration and sure to spark your curiosity. What innovative projects are brewing within its walls? Tune in to find out! Preserving the Past: Resurrecting Old Recordings and Videos: As the V8 Speed and Resto Shop and V8TV gear up for their 20th anniversary, the conversation delves into the fascinating process of rediscovering and digitizing old recordings and videos. This is a treasure trove of automotive history waiting to be unearthed! The Unveiling of a Beauty: 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Convertible: Kevin Q-Ball touch on the stunningly restored 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme convertible, a long-time family heirloom car brought back to life by the skilled hands at V8 Speed and Resto. Fueling Your Automotive Knowledge: Automotive Trivia Challenge: Put your car knowledge to the test with a fun and engaging automotive trivia challenge hosted by the dynamic duo. Are you ready to show off your expertise? And Much More! This episode is just a taste of the exciting content packed into this latest V8 Radio Podcast. Buckle up for laughter, insightful discussions, and a healthy dose of automotive passion. Don't miss out on this thrilling ride! Subscribe to the V8 Radio Podcast today and be the first to experience the latest automotive adventures with Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke. P.S. Share your thoughts on the episode in the comments below! What aspect are you most excited about? What car-related stories would you like to hear in the future? Let's keep the conversation rolling! Ed Tillrock Art:
2024 marks the 20th anniversary of V8TV Productions, Inc., and the start of the V8TV television show, which spawned the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, and this very podcast!    On this special episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Kelle Oeste, Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke, and Kevin Oeste preview the V8 20th anniversary recorded live at the PRI Paddock and Podcast Stage at the 2023 PRI Show in Indianapolis.   There are lots of great things in store, and automotive trivia, all waiting inside the V8 Radio Podcast!   #PRIShow #v8tv #v8speedandresto #v8speedshop #v8radio
Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke chat about their recent trip to Chicago for the 2023 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals Show!   The 2023 MCACN show brought out hundreds of the most amazing Muscle Cars in the world, and Kevin was once again honored to help unveil some of the Featured Restorations and Emcee the event.   Keep your eye on our V8TV YouTube and Muscle Car Of The Week channels for new videos from the event.   Of course, there's automotive trivia and some other nonsense along the way, making it a legendary episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!  #mcacn2023 #musclecars #musclecarandcorvettenationals #mcacn
Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke chat about their recent trip to Las Vegas for the 2023 SEMA Show, the week-long center of the automotive aftermarket universe.   The SEMA Show is loaded with cars, new parts, and events, but Kevin feels this year was more about the personal connections than anything else.   Of course, there's automotive trivia and some other nonsense along the way, making it another fun episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!   #semashow #sema2023 #v8radio #podcast
Muscle Car fans from around the world are gearing up for the 2023 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show in Chicago, and we have MCACN Managing Partner Bob Ashton on the V8 Radio Podcast for an exclusive show preview!   We are really looking forward to seeing legendary designer, engineer, and racer Peter Brock at the show, in addition to all the amazing cars!   Bob,  Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke throw down automotive trivia questions, laughs are had, and much more on the V8 Radio Podcast! #carpodcast #v8radio #mcacn #musclecarandcorvettenationals
Our hosts Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke are joined by Ross Berlanga of TMI Products on this special episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!    They cover the long friendship of Ross and Kevin and lots of hot rod stories along the way, all the way up to the upcoming 2023 TMI TRIM Award to be held at the 2023 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.   The TMI TRIM Award celebrates outstanding interiors of show cars and trucks, and provides great content and even market research for new TMI interior product ideas.   Kevin acts as a judge and Emcee of the TRIM Award, and you'll learn all about it here.   And don't worry, there is plenty of silliness and Automotive Trivia as well, on this unrivaled episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!
Or show starts off with Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke sharing the story of his Kevin's recent invite from Jimmy Shine and Billy Gibbons to be a guest at a recent ZZ Top concert!  Kevin was super excited, and it only escalated when the topic shifts to recap the amazing new Hot Rod, Kustom, Street Machine, and Truck event called the Triple Crown of Rodding! Kevin, Kelle, and some of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop crew had an unbelievable time seeing some of the hottest cars in the country and hanging around with great friends and builders like Troy Trepanier, Alan Johnson, Gary Case, Chip Foose, Dave Kindig, Jesse Greening, Ken "Posies" Fenical, Roy Brizio, Mike & Jim Ring, Troy Ladd, Bobby Alloway, Phil and Jeremy Gerber, Johnathan Goolsby, and many more.   While there, Kevin connected with Larry Erickson.. you know, the guy who designed CadZZilla... and his documentary project got a shot in the arm!  It's a heavy episode book-ended by Automotive Trivia and the usual nonsense, so we're hope you're fueled and ready for the V8 Radio Podcast!
Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke chat about Q's first 3 months as a V8 Speed and Resto Shop official staffer, Kevin and Kelle's recent SoCal trip to the SEMA Leaders and Legends Gala, Ed Iskenderian, Gene Winfield, ocean fishing, Donut Derelicts, and much more!   Of course, there are some 'nother level automotive trivia questions and much more on the V8 Radio Podcast!
It's really cool to hang around with people who are really passionate about what they like, and on this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Kevin Oeste and Mike Q-Ball Clarke chat about what it's like to get excited about what you like to do.   Kevin references music producer Rick Beato and a recent interview with guitar virtuoso Nuno Bettencourt and how jazzed Nuno was to share his passion and stories, much in the way car enthusiasts do all the time.   Later, we get an update from Mr. Q on working at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop and how that's all going.  Then, they touch on the new Bonneville Up To Speed podcast, some special V8 Radio Podcast shout-outs to new friends made through this podcast, Automotive Trivia, an announcement about V8 Radio stickers, some Hot Rod Magazine stories, and much more!   Listen, like, subscribe, and review this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast! Rick Beato Nuno Bettencourt interview: https://www.bonnevillepodcast #musclecarpodcast  #carpodcast #bonneville #v8radio #v8speedandresto #v8speedshop
We shortened up the 1979 Dodge Maxivan first road trip story for this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!  Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke chat about Mike's first month as a full-time V8 Speed and Resto Shop team member, some much appreciated listener shout-outs, and then the road trip that could have really sucked, but turned out to be a good time!   Trivia and other nonsense are all included at the same price, so you've got no reason to skip this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!
Hang on to your headphones! We're bringing you a special 2 for 1 double-episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, incorporating the Stubborn German Podcast as well! Loyal listeners of both shows have heard us mention both podcasts, we thought it was time to put new voices with the names. Don't worry, you still get the Automotive Trivia Question, and of the Stubborn German listeners, the German Word Of The Day.. plus a whole lot more! Stubborn German Brewing Company
This is a HUGE episode of the V8 Radio Podcast!   NOT ONLY do we celebrate the 150th episode of this fine automotive podcast, but we make 2 HUGE ANNOUNCEMENTS on the show!   And not little ones like "there's a new tee shirt available..." (because there's not.. ) but some great stuff that will positively impact the podcast, the V8 Speed and Resto Shop team, and customers alike.   No foolin', folks.   Kelle Oeste joins as a guest, and we still have time for trivia and much more on the latest V8 Radio Podcast! #podcast #carpodcast #v8radio
Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke welcome two special guests to the V8 Radio Podcast, as Angella Sharpe and Jason LiCavoli join to spread the word about the upcoming Cruisin' Lindbergh event in St. Louis on April 29, 2023!   Cruisin' Lindbergh is a fun, family-friendly car cruise that is a throwback to the days when South Lindbergh Boulevard was the place to be.    Today, the Cruisin' Lindbergh event brings out hundreds of cars and trucks of all kinds, from classics and muscle cars to lifted trucks and exotic sports cars.    Hear all about it, plus automotive trivia and much more, on the latest V8 Radio Podcast! #cruisinlindbergh #cruising #musclecars
On this episode of the V8 Radio Podcast, Kevin Oeste and Mike "Q-Ball" Clarke chat about Q's Hawaiian vacation, Personal Development, the V8 Speed Playlist Challenge, KO on the radio, Automotive Trivia, and much more! This Week in Classic Cars Radio Show #v8radio #carpodcast #musclecars #v8speedandresto
In this special V8 Radio episode, Kevin Oeste chats with Mike Copeland from Arrington Performance about the future of Hydrogen powered cars and performance.   Copeland and the Arrington team have not built several Hydrogen gas powered hot rods, all using current production gasoline burning engines that have been carefully converted to burn Hydro rather than Petro.    Find their latest at @TheArringtonPerformance on Facebook.    Recorded at the 2022 PRI Show in Indianapolis, IN. #hydrogen #arringtonperformance #ice
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