A massive sinkhole opened underneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. Eight amazing cars were swallowed up; including the 1,000,000th Corvette. GM gave Americana exclusive access to the 1,000,000th Corvette restoration.
On the New Jersey Shore, an iconic vintage race, The Race of Gentleman, occurs on the beach in Wildwood: period cars, period dress, pure authenticity. Ray puts a car in the race and includes a very special driver.
From Indy to Nashville; Ray and the Borchetta Brothers of Big Machine Records and Racing find they have a lot in common. This celebrity-filled episode features musicians Tim McGraw, Cassaddee Pope and Indy racer Jeff Newgarden.
In 1964, the US sent a star-studded race team to England to educate them on drag racing. Part of that team was Bob Keith and his Dos Palmas car. Lost for over 40 years, Ray gives it a rebirth at the National Hot Rod Reunion.
Blues legend Joe Bonamassa is looking for a special gift for his parents. And with his love of cars and guitars there is no better place to look than to Ray and Mr. H. From Mopar muscle to new music from Joe, this episode has a lot of Drive.
In the early 1900s a phenomenon occurred as race tracks built of boards sprang up across the country to cords of 50,000 and more. The racers were death-defying daredevils. Ray and Travis Pastrana break down the Battle on the Boards.
Ray finds an old t-bucket with record-breaking past at Bonneville. His goal is to put the roadster back together and to match or better the record. As Ray finds out at the Joint Command Base in Lakehurst New Jersey, to make time you need time.
Ray finds a Gurney Eagle in a garage in New Jersey. He wants to put the coveted machine back on the track at Indy to honor Dan. After intense restoration and scouring the globe for a Gurney-Westlake engine, the Eagle soars again.
The last car Elvis drove the evening he passed was his beloved Stutz Blackhawk. Ray wants to help document the preservation and heads to Graceland to check out this iconic piece of American music history.
Jeff Gordon and Ray reunite to revive their Chevrolet Monte Carlo that won in their final race together at Phoenix, AZ in 1999. Jeff and Ray look to bum parts off their boss Rick Hendrick to make their vision a reality: get the car, fix it up, auction it.
Hollywood car designers give Ray the ultimate tour of some memorable movie cars. Includes a look at the recently found Hells Chariot last surviving car from original Grease movie, the backstory of Bumble Bee from Tranformers, and more.
Ray explores buying a unique, hand built car that the Schultz family has kept in their New Jersey home for years, the Schultz Special. And while in Jersey, Ray finds Mario Andretti's 1965 Indy car, but it's in pieces.
Post World War II, a large generation of American soldiers were looking for cars that mirrored the incredible sports cars they saw overseas in Europe. One manufacturer responded with a durable, cost effective option: a line of fiberglass sports cars.
Wayne Carini, a Connecticut-based Ferrari expert and master restorer, scours the countryside in search of classic automobiles that have been hidden away in barns and shacks for 60+ years. Follow these cars from their unearthing to the auction block on CHASING CLASSIC CARS.
Lost in Transmission follows two car experts and longtime friends, Rutledge Wood and George Flanigen, as they scour the country trying to find cool, classic and off-the-wall automobiles that could use a little love to get back to their former glory. Using their extensive network of friends and fellow car enthusiasts, Rutledge and George will buy and flip these backyard clunkers, restoring them and giving the newly inspired former owner the chance to fall in love all over again and buy back the car of their dreams.
WHEELER DEALERS' experienced car trader Mike Brewer and acclaimed motor specialist Edd China are gearing up to save motoring classics from the crusher. Join the automotive world's finest duo as they work on restoring classic vehicles on a budget and face intense challenges, but never fail to see their creations to a lucky new owner.
Iconic comedian and former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno takes viewers along for the ride as he shares his passion for all things automotive. In each episode, Jay hits the road to interact with car enthusiasts across the country and uncover the fascinating stories behind their prized vehicles. Buckle up for an entertaining journey that delves into the history of automobiles and provides a glimpse at the latest automotive innovations. From classic cars and restoration projects to road tests and the collectors' market, "Jay Leno's Garage" provides an all-access look at the world of cars.
BBC America’s brand new competitive car show where each week hosts Tom ‘Wookie’ Ford and Jonny Smith captain a team of two car nuts and go head-to-head to transform everyday vehicles. They have 24 hours to mutate, supersize and reconstruct – once transformed, the vehicles are raced in three extreme missions involving head-to-head sprints, timed challenges and stunts, lots of stunts. The missions are daring, adventurous, fun, and competitive – and all tied to a different theme.
Chuck Palumbo is a former wrestler looking for a new career. Rick Dore is a world-renowned hot rod guru in search of vintage automobiles. Together they run SLAM, a body shop dedicated to helping car hoarders. They'll restore rare hidden gems in each collection, but only if the hoarders are willing to sell off their stockpile.
Dave Kindig, owner and operator of Kindig-It Design in Salt Lake City, Utah, turns out one-of-a-kind vehicles for his demanding (and sometimes famous) clientele. Go inside Dave’s sprawling 27,000-square-foot Salt Lake City business to experience how he and 26 specialists construct cars that make the car lover in all of us swoon.
ALL GIRLS GARAGE taps into the expertise of three women working behind the gears at an automotive shop. These women approach complex projects that rival those undertaken by their male counterparts in order to prove that they have what it takes to run a female-dominated car shop.
Antonio and Yusuf make money hunting high-value classic cars in some of the most dangerous countries in the world. Traveling outside the US to lawless countries no other dealer would dare to go, they search for 'diamond in the rough' vehicles they can flip for a fortune.
Billy Derian and Steve Reck have been friends for years with the same dream -- working in a garage that fixes up and restores vintage cars and hot rods. Now their dream has become a reality with Da Rod Shop, located in the heart of Southern California, and they're out to save a piece of American history.
WHEELER DEALERS: TRADING UP follows Mike Brewer of WHEELER DEALERS on a quest to turn low priced clunkers into super cars by buying, selling and negotiating used cars. Experience the ups and downs of Mike’s mission as he moves from one deal to the next, one country after another, spotting motor bargains and trading up along the way.
Steve Darnell and his team of pickers at Welder Up outside of Las Vegas build new cars entirely out of junk. They'll strip and re-build eccentric vehicles for demanding clients, creating works of auto art in less than five days.
It's back to basics for Jesse James. With his life in a tailspin, Jesse said goodbye to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and moved back to Austin, Texas. He's had enough of the distractions and wants nothing more than to leave his problems behind and get back to his roots as one of the top fabricators in the world.