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Crossthreaded Podcast

A homemade car show by, of, and for the people. Helping you have the most fun for your dollar in cars since 2016. Hosts: Meghann and Jim Hodgson.
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May 25, 2017

On this episode, Jim recounts his experience driving Chevrolets at Atlanta Motor Speedway. He got asked to slow down and then told how the steering wheel works. 

We're sad to hear about Skip Barber Racing School's woes: Skip Barber Bankruptcy

http://www.thedrive.com/news/10526/skip-barber-racing-files-for-bankruptcy-owes-lime-rock-park-1-2-million

We have a web site! http://crossthreaded.us and we'd love your support on patreon if you're so inclined http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Thank you for listening!

May 18, 2017

Let's design a low-cost zero-death racing series. Help us think this one through, gang. 

We'd love to have your support on Patreon! http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

Also: We tried something a little different this week on the YouTube. Watch the Subaru Forester Meditation video and let us know what you think. 

Crying kid at Formula 1 when Kimi crashed out.
https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/comments/6b3kp6/formula_1_can_be_an_upsetting_sport/

Ended up meeting Kimi: https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/comments/6b3ukm/from_crying_because_of_his_hero_to_meeting_his/?utm_content=title&utm_medium=browse&utm_source=reddit&utm_name=formula1


One millionth Porsche 911
http://jalopnik.com/the-one-millionth-porsche-911-is-exceedingly-lovely-1795121703


“It’s a 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S, painted in Irish Green and designed to mirror some details from the very first 911 from 1963. And when it rolled off the assembly line in Zuffenhausen today, it became the one-millionth Porsche 911.”

May 11, 2017

Glad to be back with you yet again, friends. If you haven't checked out our latest video you can find that on our YouTubes: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC26Dc_CAzT_xCjpZncFui4A/videos

This weekend in Barcelona we’ll see new F1 design rules:
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/fia-reveals-plan-for-bigger-driver-numbers-and-names-898408/

Rolling Coal banned in Colorado
http://www.thedrive.com/sheetmetal/9930/colorado-bans-rolling-coal-hallelujah

Thanks for listening!

 

May 4, 2017

This week we get into some Death Metal. Someone on the podcasting team discovers they might maybe like metal after all. Hmmmm...

Plus we get into some Engineering, driving best practices, and car industry family trees. 

Thanks for listening, guys! 

If you like what we're up to, we'd love to have your support on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crossthreaded

How to drive a manual transmission explained using Death Metal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__vmUH9dZd4

Mazda profits down over 50%
http://jalopnik.com/gm-profit-soars-while-mazda-takes-a-severe-beating-1794738390

Who owns who in cars:
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2009/06/car-brands-who-owns-what/index.htm


Oregon Censored, Fined Man $500 For Criticizing Red-Light Cameras Without An Engineering License
https://www.forbes.com/sites/instituteforjustice/2017/04/28/do-you-need-a-license-in-engineering-to-criticize-red-light-cameras-oregon-says-yes/#3d1ebf8d32ee

 

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