It’s an international episode seventy-four as the Gearheads are joined in The Round Six Experience at the Grand National Roadster Show by Jay Rushforth and Mike Keller to discuss their recent trip to Saudi Arabia and the Riyadh Auto Salon. Get the inside scoop on being hot rod ambassadors, what really went down with the dirty and damaged cars, and what it’s like to be American in the Middle East.
My early years were consumed with following my dad around the garage fetching wrenches and riding to car shows with him. I have pictures of many of his high school cars, almost all of which happened to be ’49 through ’51 Fords. A few coupes, several Fordors, a smattering of Tudors. Of course, I developed a love for the Shoebox Ford.
It’s the triumphant return of the Pirate and Turtle as the Gearheads spend some time taking art, cars and taking major life risks to chase a dream in the automotive industry with Chris Dunlop, aka “Pinstripe Chris.” Truly a man wise beyond his years, it’s an episode that any artist, fresh or established will find invaluable in terms of shared experience and advice.