Alan is back with more from SEMA 2021 Las Vegas. First up is Matt Jaskol – NASCAR Infinity Driver, Red Bull F1 Development Driver and professional skydiver. They chat about his 5000ft jump from a helicopter to the Las Vegas Speedway. Seth Burgett – CEO and President of Gateway Bronco talk about their handcrafted Broncos. They’ve gone electric. The Bronco Lux GT has 300 mile range, anything you want in a modern vehicle can be found in this vehicle. They talk about the 1972 Ford F350 crew cab, 4 wheel drive long bed, with a “Godzilla” 7.3 liter V8 block gasoline engine with 1014 horsepower. It took them 8 days to assemble. Up next is Brian Brennan – Author at “In The Garage Media”. They talk briefly about the World Trans Media and how it’s clear that the trend is going towards EV vehicles. Brian is excited to see how the hobby is gonna expand. Doug Evans – Interim President and CEO of Legendary Companies talk about a newly acquired company called Paragon-Corvette restoration products and Wheel Vintiques, which can be found at the City of Industry. Rollie Miller III – General Manager of Pro Media drops by the booth. He is the National Even Director for sanctioning bodies such as the National Muscle Car Association and National Mustang Association. They also publish, “Fastest Street Car” magazine. They talk about gamers who are basically pretrained and it has changed the racing world for both females and males. They call it the Metasphere. Melanie White – CEO of Hellwig Products shares how her grandfather started out the business by going door to door, selling helper springs and installing them right on the spot. She’s 4th generation strong. Ted Wince III – CEO of Quadratec says they have been around for 31 years and they specialize in jeep parts and accessories. Not to mention they have the largest selection of jeep parts in the world. He’s also on the SEMA board where his position is to protect the hobby and the industry. John Hotchkis – CEO of Sports suspension swings by. He is a member of SEMA PAC, SEMA Political Action Committee. They talk with congress and make sure elected officials understand what’s important to the car enthusiast. Wade Kawasaki – Former Chairman of SEMA, President and CEO of Coker Group known as Legendary Companies shares that he is stepping down from his position so he can enjoy more fun things in life. Lastly, Peter Treydte – SEMA Compliance Center Manger shares that he is a part of the SEMA Garage, a tool box for product development and making them legal for use.

[00:00:00] – Matt Jaskol
[00:05:49] – 5000ft Jump
[00:12:31] – Seth Burgett
[00:19:53] – Brian Brennan
[00:29:58] – Doug Evans
[00:35:54] – Rollie Miller III
[00:42:15] – Melanie White
[00:48:32] – 4th Generation
[00:54:46] – Ted Wince III
[01:02:07] – John Hotchkis
[01:12:04] – Wade Kawasaki
[01:18:07] – Peter Treydte

CREDITS

Host: Alan Taylor
Producer: Dave Milligan
Audio Engineer: Dave Milligan
Copy Editor: Dave Milligan



 

EXPLORE MORE WITH HELPFUL LINKS:

  • Special Guest: Matt Jaskol | NASCAR Infinity Driver
  • Special Guest: Seth Burgett | CEO and President of Gateway Bronco
  • Special Guest: Brian Brennan | Author at In The Garage Media
  • Special Guest: Doug Evans | Interim President and CEO of Legendary Companies
  • Special Guest: Rollie Miller III | General Manager of Pro Media
  • Special Guest: Melanie White | CEO of Hellwig Products
  • Special Guest: Ted Wince III | CEO of Quadratec
  • Special Guest: John Hotchkis | CEO of Sports Suspension
  • Special Guest: Wade Kawasaki | Former Chairman of SEMA
  • Special Guest: Peter Treydte | SEMA Compliance Center Manager

Vehicles Discussed:

1972 “Seafoam Green” Bronco, Bronco Lux GT, 1972 Ford F350 Crew Cab, Ford GT 500, Dodge Demon

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