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Show Notes from Season Two, Episode #08

March 3. Kansas City, MO: Crossroads Cars. 300 West 19th Terrace, 64108. 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. $10 per car; cash only. Donation to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (10% of proceeds), after $500 student scholarship is established. Lot will hold approximately 250 cars. Held every month through October (weather permitting). Find more info at www.facebook/crossroadscars1 March 6-10, Kansas City International Auto Show, Bartle Hall Convention Center, 301 West 13th St Kansas City, MO 64105, Adult – $12.00 Junior (8-12) – $6.00 for more information, go to or email March 6-8, Russo and Steele Collector Car Auction in Amelia Island, Florida.

Driven Radio Show #08: Will Posey of Big Oak Garage

Brett and new co-host Vern Estes welcome special guest Will Posey, owner of Big Oak Garage, and one of the Three Amigos from the No Driving Gloves podcast. They discuss how Will decided to start a custom Hot Rod shop, building amazing full-custom show cars, and why Will has turned down a chance to have his own TV show. The guys talk about a record-setting sale price on a super-low mile Grand National GNX, and why its time to try something new in your car's interior. They wrap up with a conversation about car events coming up this Spring, and some of the jaw-dropping lots offered at the Russo & Steele Amelia Island auction in March. All this and more on Driven Radio!

Driven Radio Show Episode #07: Rob Ferretti of Super Speeders

Brett welcomes special guest Rob Ferretti of Super Speeders, Gotham Dream Garage, and Adventure Drives. They discuss how Rob transformed from being a golf caddie to racing in multiple Bull Runs, supplying super cars to the rich and famous, and his upcoming trip to Iceland. Brett and Catfish discuss de-cluttering your garage and mourn the passing of Sir John Haynes, creator and publisher of the Haynes manuals. We talk about the lawsuit against Jerry Seinfeld over one of his magnificent Porsches, and potential ramifications of that suit. Finally, Vreni Fernandez and Butch Papon of the Kansas City Automotive Museum join us to talk about what's happening at the museum in February and in months t

The Cars of James Bond: 1963-1965 Aston Martin DB5

Arguably the coolest of all male role models is James Bond. Bond is the creation of Ian Fleming, a British Naval Intelligence Division officer and journalist turned novelist. Fleming relied on his naval background to weave the tapestry of his Bond twelve novels and two short stories. Bond is a fictional Secret Intelligence Service (a.k.a MI-6) officer, also known by his numeric code moniker, 007. Handsome, intelligent, tough, always smooth, always gets the girl, and equipped with the best of gadgets and toys courtesy of MI6’s Q-Branch, James Bond is often the guy we wish we could be, if for no other reason than to drive what he drives. In the twenty-six James Bond movies, Band has had a mul

Driven Radio Show Episode #06: Shelby Expert Vernon Estes of Vernon Estes Classics

Brett welcomes Shelby expert Vernon Estes of Vernon Estes Classics about how the love of transportation morphs into Shelby fandom, building a Shelby memorabilia collection when you are only ten years old, having Shelby owners seek you out for your collection, and finding the rarest of all Shelbys under a bunch of tarps in Hawaii. We wish the very best and a speedy recovery to Sports Car Market publisher Keith Martin, talk about how bad things can happen to good cars, and preview some of the automotive events coming this Spring. All on Driven Radio!

Season Two, Episode #005 of Driven Radio with Seth Burgett of Gateway Bronco

Brett welcomes Seth Burgett of Gateway Bronco to discuss how to scare all your high school buddies (and get them to pay for it), becoming an entrepreneur at age 10, and how his company transforms an American icon into bespoke, big horsepower, SUVs for the 21st Century. Then, Vreni Fernandez and Butch Papon from the Kansas City Automotive Museum stop by to talk about what is happening at the museum in February and months to come. All on Driven Radio!

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