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152: Vegas Rat Rods, Cars Time Forgot and Rumble by the River

Show Date: 07/01/2017

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Guests: Steve Darnell from Vegas Rat Rods , Russ Hayes of Wisconsin Delavan’s Cars Time Forgot Car Show and Dana Bertling of Rumble by the River Car Show


Steve Darnell, Welder Up and Discovery’s Vegas Rat Rods

Steve Darnell

Steve is the heads up a team of transportation cannibals that build bad ass rat rods. His vehicles have been used in music videos and featured national publications.

Welder Up and its wild rides are the basis for the television show “Vegas Rat Rods” now airing on the Discovery Channel.

Welder Up crew

Russ Hayes

Car’s Time Forgot Car Show
Delavan, Wisconsin

This show has grown to over 800 cars along the Delavan Lake and has been on episodes of My Classic Car with Dennis Gage, hosted by Jo Coddington of American Hot Rod and judged by Ted Vernon of South Beach Classic.

This year they will host a private collection of Camaros, a special appearance of Scooby Doo’s Mystery Machine and the return of Captn’ Bob and Arlo from Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio.

Check out their website for more information

The event is:
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Lake Lawn Resort


Dana Bertling

Rumble by the River Car Show
Big Bend, Wisconsin

This show is so cool because it’s nestled along the Rock River in a beautiful park setting. And it’s Friday Night show! Dana and crew have been hosting this show  –  in conjunction with the annual Saturday’s Truck and Tractor pull contest.

Everything vehicle is welcome with awards, dash plaques and goody bags to the 1st 130 cars. Wisconsin Hot Rod Radio will be there spinning the tunes and having fun with plenty of give a ways.

Stick around for the Big Bend fireworks and the band Crisis playing at 7 pm.

The car show is Friday night from 4 to 9 pm. Located at W231 S9205 Riverside Street, Big Bend, WI

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