June 30, 2012 - Hour 1 CLICK HERE
This weeks Hot Rod Magazine Live brings you the stars of the SkillsUSA. First Eddie Parsons, a rising senior at Northeast High School in Pasadena, MD and Center for Applied Technolgy and won the Maryland state gold medal in automotive refinishing technology. Then Kieron Kohlman a rising junior at Ferris State majoring in automotive service and engineering and will represent the United States in the World Skills Championship in Germany in 2013. After that Stacy Bartnik, VP of field services from CARSTAR who was honored in 2004 by Akzo Nobel as one of the Most Influential Woman in the Collision Industry will give her take on the importance of todays youth getting a education in these important fields. Tim Lawrence, executive director of SkillsUSA who was named the National Trade and Industrial Education Teacher of the Year in 1983 will then give his insights into why SkillUSA is forming the future of so many youths in todays automotive workplace. Finally, Gregory Rintala from Snap-On will share why the supporters of SkillsUSA are as important as the kids themselves with technical support and access to the right tools for the job.
June 30, 2012 - Hour 2 CLICK HERE
In the Circle Track Hour Dennis is joined by two dynamic future stars. First a thirteen-year-old driver from Madras Oregon who has been competing since he was eight years old and is now taking the jump to V8 modified Cory Hazen. Then another product of the Pacific Northwest Billy Workman Jr. and his new developmental driver testing for Level 1 Motorsports and has been approved to compete on one-mile and smaller tracks by ARCA on his way to qualify for his NASCAR license. And finally Dennis gives his take the 2012 Subaru Impreza Sport and how much fun you can have playing in the dirt with this spunky little hatchback.